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US’ strict tobacco policy may hurt Indonesia’s exports

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Ppost | 6:02 AM

After unsuccessful attempts to reduce tobacco consumption through several measures, such as high taxes or a minimum legal age for smoking, some countries have introduced [...]
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Cashless China offers lesson for cash enthusiasts in Indonesia

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:02 AM

While cash is still king in Indonesia, China has made significant advancements in enabling a cashless society.Early Friday morning in Beijing, commuters swarmed the [...]
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Pro-IS cleric gets death for inspiring terror attacks in Indonesia

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:02 AM

The South Jakarta District Court has found Friday Aman Abdurrahman guilty of inciting several terror attacks in Indonesia and sentenced the radical cleric to death. [...]
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Indonesia wants expats to undergo language training

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

A decree by President Joko Widodo that is set to take effect this month will simplify Indonesia’s procedures for issuing foreigners’ work permits, which are often [...]
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Indonesia remains Cambodia`s close friend: Hun Sen

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Antara News | 6:02 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen stressed that Indonesia has been Cambodia`s close friend since old times and will continue to do so in the present and future. Hence, Hun Sen [...]
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Indonesia identifies suspected location of sunken ferry

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s search and rescue team has located the sunken ferry in Sumatra’s Lake Toba, an official said on Sunday, after the vessel sank in a bad weather nearly [...]
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Will Indonesia bring Rohingya issue to UN Security Council?

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:02 AM

On June 9, after intensified bilateral and multilateral diplomacy and campaigns in the past three years, Indonesia secured a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security [...]
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Suspected wreckage of sunken boat recovered after deadly sinking in Indonesia

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua Net | 6:02 AM

An object suspected to be wreckage of a boat which capsized in Lake Toba of western Indonesia last week was discovered Sunday in the depth of about 490 meters, spokesman of [...]
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Timor-Leste president to make first official visit to Indonesia

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Asia Pacific Report | 6:02 AM

Timor-Leste President Francisco Guterres will make his first official overseas visit to Indonesia this week, reports Antara news agency. President Guterres will be welcomed [...]
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Indonesia identifies likely location of ferry in crater lake

Indonesia identifies likely location of ferry in crater lake

26-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Indonesia has identified the suspected location of an overcrowded ferry that sank last week in a deep volcanic crater lake but will need international help to recover the [...]
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Indonesia Issues Death Penalty to Cleric for IS Ties

Indonesia Issues Death Penalty to Cleric for IS Ties

25-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:54 AM

A court in the capital Jakarta on Friday sentenced an Indonesian Islamist leader to death for inciting terrorist attacks in support of the Islamic State (IS). The South [...]
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Indonesia poised to benefit as China’s Belt and Road turns green

25-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:02 AM

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), unveiled by Chinese President Xi Jinping in September 2013 to reawaken and extend the old Silk Road for enhanced international trade, [...]
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Are Indonesia’s regional elections a barometer for 2019?

25-Jun-2018 Intellasia | East Asia Forum | 6:02 AM

On 27 June 2018, in 171 regions across Indonesia, voters will elect their local leaders in simultaneous direct elections known as Pilkada. Pilkada are usually seen as highly [...]
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Indonesia books $356.9 billion in foreign debts

25-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s foreign debt stood at $356.9 billion as of April, growing by 7.6 percent year-on-year (yoy), which was slower than the 8.8 percent growth recorded in the [...]
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Indonesia to investigate death of journalist being held for defaming palm oil company

23-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s national commission on human rights has vowed to investigate the death of a journalist who was being held on charges of defaming a palm oil company owned by [...]
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