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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia’s Aceh approves 100 lashes of cane for gay sex

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 10:01am by AP

    ... the rights of minorities and women. Gay-rights activist King Oey urged the central government's new moderate leadership to use its influence to overturn the law, or appeal against ... dropped because of complaints from the central government, said lawmaker Moharriadi Syafari. The law does not mention other sex acts, raising questions over whether the region's clerics ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian Islamists 'exploit political vacuum' ahead of Widodo presidency

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 10:34pm by Amy Chew

    ... Islands, and eastern and central Java. Indonesian counterterrorism sources said the government had been preoccupied with the political transition and that political will was lacking to go after ... minority were arrested in Palu, the capital of Central Sulawesi province, on suspicion of links to Islamic State. They were believed to have been on their way to meet Santoso. While Indonesian ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Islamic State suspects are Chinese Uygurs

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:46pm by AGENCIES

    ... to the emerging threat in recent months. They have outlawed Islamic State but have no laws to stop suspected militants from travelling abroad. The four Uygurs were arrested on Saturday in Central Sulawesi ... in the Maluku islands, and eastern and central Java, Suyanto said. Poso is home to the Mujahideen Indonesia Timor, a group led by Santoso. It is the heartland of Indonesia's home-grown attempts ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    New Jakarta governor quits Prabowo's Gerindra party over local election bill

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 01:19pm by AFP

    ... in 2004 and direct local elections followed in 2005, in an attempt to decentralise powers from Jakarta to the regions. Widodo was elected mayor of his home town, Solo, in Central Java province, ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Jakarta's first ethnic Chinese governor, Ahok, a break with the past

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by Amy Chew

    ... "Widodo as the president can do a lot to assist Ahok, since he knows how difficult it is for the governor to deal with [problems] without central government intervention," Sarwono said. ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia to declare winner in presidential race

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:40am by AP

    ... they had evidence of many instances of cheating. "We ask the election committee to solve this problem with recounting," Zon said. "We will not accept [the result]," he said, ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian strongman Prabowo Subianto promises 'dignity'

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:24am by Reuters

    ... Prabowo's brother Hashim Djojohadikusumo, a central figure in his campaign, said earlier: "We have to make a few unintentional, unwanted compromises. The Indonesian judicial system presumes ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Motorcycle gunmen shoot dead police officer in central Jakarta

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in attacks in the capital is a new development. Most previous attacks took place in the district of Poso on Sulawesi island in central Indonesia, where terror groups hide in the jungle. Indonesia ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Neighbours worried China will copy Russia's annexation of Crimea, US aide says

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Armed forces chief airs worries over regional defence spending and disputed islands US says neighbours wary China will copy Russia China's neighbours are worried that Russia's annexation of Crimea might serve as a precedent for Beijing, assistant secretary of state Daniel Russel told US Senate Foreign Relations Committee yesterday. ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Growing nostalgia for former dictator Suharto aids Indonesian election candidates

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:38pm by AFP

    ... Indonesians goes by one name, during a recent visit to the memorial in central Java. "People lived in peace, there were no demonstrations like nowadays, which cost the economy a lot," added ... him for bringing stability after Indonesia's painful birth pangs that followed Dutch colonial rule and overseeing an economic boom. In a bustling market in Yogyakarta, central Java, ...




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