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Indonesia Toughens Up Anti-Terror Laws Days After Worst Attack in Years
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:50:59 +0200
Indonesia's parliament approved on Friday tougher anti-terrorism laws as it seeks to combat a surge in homegrown Islamist militancy, days after suicide bombings claimed by Islamic State killed more than 30 people in the city of Surabaya.
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Indonesia, Peru to Enter a Free Trade Agreement
Fri, 25 May 2018 03:10:36 +0200
Indonesia and Peru agreed to step up economic cooperation during a meeting between their foreign ministers in Lima, Peru, on Wednesday (23/05).
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Indonesia Drops in IMD World Competitiveness Ranking
Fri, 25 May 2018 00:18:33 +0200
Indonesia's competitiveness has dropped this year due to external pressures arising from trade, fluctuating exchange rates, and insufficient efforts to eradicate corruption.
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Distraction or Disaster? Freeport's Giant Indonesian Mine Haunted by Audit Report
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:06:07 +0200
A state audit of operations at Indonesia's Grasberg mine has cast a cloud over the government's multi-billion-dollar deal to take a majority stake in the mine from Freeport McMoRan Inc and its partner Rio Tinto, according to government...
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Indonesia's New Central Bank Governor Pledges Focus on Rupiah Stability
Thu, 24 May 2018 07:35:24 +0200
Indonesia's newly sworn in central bank governor on Thursday (24/05) promised to use interest rate policy to stabilize the rupiah currency in the near term and to be "more pre-emptive" and ahead of the curve on monetary settings.
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Halilhodzic Launches JFA Law Suit, Thinks Japan Football Boss Acted Illegally
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:05:22 +0200
Former Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic launched a law suit against the country’s football association and its president Kozo Tashima on Thursday, saying he was fired illegally just two months before the World Cup.
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Iniesta Signs With Japan's Vissel Kobe
Thu, 24 May 2018 03:43:39 +0200
Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has signed with Japanese side Vissel Kobe, kicking off a new chapter in his career after a storied 16 years with Barcelona, the J.League club said on Thursday (24/05).
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Mobile Payment Firms Struggle to Dethrone Cash in Southeast Asia
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:05:19 +0200
More than 70 percent of the region's 600 million-plus people do not use banks — higher than the global average of about 30 percent — and e-commerce is projected to hit $88 billion by 2025.
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Ride-Hailing Firm Go-Jek to Expand Abroad
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:27:09 +0200
Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment firm Go-Jek on Thursday said it would enter Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines in the next few months, investing $500 million in its international push.
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PaperOne to Sponsor Indonesian Team at 2018 Asian Games
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:46:12 +0200
PaperOne became an official sponsor of the Indonesian team at the 2018 Asian Games, which will be held in Jakarta and Palembang, South Sumatra, between Aug. 18 and Sept. 2.
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Rio Tinto in Talks for $3.5b Grasberg Copper Stake Sale to Inalum
Tue, 22 May 2018 21:05:34 +0200
Global miner Rio Tinto confirmed on Wednesday it was in discussions to sell its interest in the world's second largest copper mine to Indonesia's Inalum for $3.5 billion.
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Public Ordered to Stay Clear as Mt. Merapi Rumbles
Tue, 22 May 2018 04:04:03 +0200
Indonesia's most active volcano, Mount Merapi on densely populated Java island, has shown danger signs with a series of small eruptions, and authorities have ordered villagers living on its slopes to leave and hikers to stay clear.
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Lippo, Itochu Explore Expanding Cooperation in Asia
Mon, 21 May 2018 10:51:14 +0200
James Riady, the chief executive officer of Lippo Group, one of Indonesia's largest property conglomerates, met with Itochu chairman and chief executive Masahiro Okafuji in Tokyo on Monday (21/05) to discuss ways to boost the companies' cooperation...
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World Cup to Be Broadcast Live on IndiHome
Mon, 21 May 2018 05:49:27 +0200
Telkom announced that IndiHome subscribers will be able to watch the 2018 World Cup live on their sports channels.
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20 Years Since Beginning of Reformasi, How Far Have We Come?
Sat, 19 May 2018 10:29:33 +0200
Indonesia observes the 20th anniversary since the downfall of Suharto's regime and the start of the political reforms known as reformasi.
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World Uncertainties Pose Challenges to Foreign Policy, Indonesia Seeks to Continue Active Role
Fri, 18 May 2018 09:20:07 +0200
Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi on Monday (14/05) said an increasing global disorder poses new challenges to foreign policy, and that cooperation between civil society and government will be important in conducting modern day diplomacy.
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Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty for JAD Leader After a Deadly String of Attacks Shakes the Country
Fri, 18 May 2018 09:11:34 +0200
Prosecutors at the South Jakarta District Court on Friday (18/05) demanded that Aman Abdurrahman, the leader of Islamic State-affiliated terrorist network Jemaah Ansharut Daulah, or JAD, be given the death penalty for his involvement in several high-profile...
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Indonesia Says Ready to Act, After Rate Hike Fails to Stem Rupiah Fall
Fri, 18 May 2018 03:58:52 +0200
Bank Indonesia's governor stressed that the central bank is ready to act again to "ensure stability" after its first interest rate hike since 2014 failed to stop the rupiah from sliding on Friday (18/05).
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20 Years Since Beginning of Reformasi, How Far Have We Come?
Sat, 19 May 2018 10:29:33 +0200
Indonesia observes the 20th anniversary since the downfall of Suharto's regime and the start of the political reforms known as reformasi.
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Lippo, Itochu Explore Expanding Cooperation in Asia
Mon, 21 May 2018 10:51:14 +0200
James Riady, the chief executive officer of Lippo Group, one of Indonesia's largest property conglomerates, met with Itochu chairman and chief executive Masahiro Okafuji in Tokyo on Monday (21/05) to discuss ways to boost the companies' cooperation...
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World Cup to Be Broadcast Live on IndiHome
Mon, 21 May 2018 05:49:27 +0200
Telkom announced that IndiHome subscribers will be able to watch the 2018 World Cup live on their sports channels.
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Indonesia's New Central Bank Governor Pledges Focus on Rupiah Stability
Thu, 24 May 2018 07:35:24 +0200
Indonesia's newly sworn in central bank governor on Thursday (24/05) promised to use interest rate policy to stabilize the rupiah currency in the near term and to be "more pre-emptive" and ahead of the curve on monetary settings.
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Iniesta Signs With Japan's Vissel Kobe
Thu, 24 May 2018 03:43:39 +0200
Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has signed with Japanese side Vissel Kobe, kicking off a new chapter in his career after a storied 16 years with Barcelona, the J.League club said on Thursday (24/05).
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Mobile Payment Firms Struggle to Dethrone Cash in Southeast Asia
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:05:19 +0200
More than 70 percent of the region's 600 million-plus people do not use banks — higher than the global average of about 30 percent — and e-commerce is projected to hit $88 billion by 2025.
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Ride-Hailing Firm Go-Jek to Expand Abroad
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:27:09 +0200
Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment firm Go-Jek on Thursday said it would enter Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines in the next few months, investing $500 million in its international push.
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PaperOne to Sponsor Indonesian Team at 2018 Asian Games
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:46:12 +0200
PaperOne became an official sponsor of the Indonesian team at the 2018 Asian Games, which will be held in Jakarta and Palembang, South Sumatra, between Aug. 18 and Sept. 2.
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Rio Tinto in Talks for $3.5b Grasberg Copper Stake Sale to Inalum
Tue, 22 May 2018 21:05:34 +0200
Global miner Rio Tinto confirmed on Wednesday it was in discussions to sell its interest in the world's second largest copper mine to Indonesia's Inalum for $3.5 billion.
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Public Ordered to Stay Clear as Mt. Merapi Rumbles
Tue, 22 May 2018 04:04:03 +0200
Indonesia's most active volcano, Mount Merapi on densely populated Java island, has shown danger signs with a series of small eruptions, and authorities have ordered villagers living on its slopes to leave and hikers to stay clear.
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