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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Jakarta's ethnic Chinese acting Governor Ahok a national first

    Posted May 19th 2014, 01:23am by Reuters

    ... forcing hundreds of Chinese-Indonesians to flee. Hardline Muslim groups, who last year protested the appointment of a Christian woman to a Jakarta district office, have threatened to protest ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Anti-Australia protests in Indonesia as crisis spreads to business

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 07:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Hundreds of protesters in Jakarta pelted the Australian embassy with eggs on Friday, as an escalating spying row spread to the business world when ... earlier this week and suspended co-operation with Australia in the sensitive area of people smuggling. On Friday about 400 protesters from nationalist and Islamic hardline groups descended ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia protests to US as spying row spreads

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 09:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Indonesia protested strongly to the United States on Wednesday after a report said Washington had been monitoring phone calls and communication networks ... but paid particular attention to their presence in Australia’s closest neighbours in Asia. It followed days of angry protests from America’s European allies after newspaper reports, based on leaks ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Miss Philippines is crowned Miss World for the first time after weeks of Muslim protest

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 03:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nusa Dua, Indonesia Finale passes off peacefully in Bali despite threat of demonstrations from thousands of opponents Miss World shrugs off protest threat Miss Philippines was crowned Miss World 2013 in a glittering finale Saturday on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, amid tight security following weeks of hardline Muslim protests. Hundreds of Islamic ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian Muslims hold anti-Miss World protest

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 09:04pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Jakarta Indonesian Muslim hard-liners staged a protest on Tuesday in the country’s capital to try to stop the holding of the Miss World pageant this weekend ... contest,” he said. The demonstration was peaceful and broke up after protest leaders met with the pageant organisers. Some of the contestants have already arrived for the competition set to be held ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesians clash with police outside US embassy

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 05:58pm by Associated Press in Jakarta

    ... tyres ablaze. At least one police officer was seen bleeding from the head while being carried to safety by fellow officers. Protesters in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country burned ... for calm, and deployed water cannons and tear gas to try to break up the crowd as the protesters shouted “Allah Akbar”, or God is great. “We will destroy America like this flag!” a protester ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Freed drug mule Schapelle Corby 'tries to kill herself' after being told parole could be revoked

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 03:31pm by AFP

    ... She was paroled early on condition of remaining in Indonesia until 2017. But her early release drew protests from Indonesian lawmakers and an  anti-drugs group, which said it compromised ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby faces media glare after release from Bali jail

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:05pm by AFP

    ... Syamsuddin announced on Friday that Corby had been granted parole following a drawn-out process that repeatedly ran into bureaucratic hurdles. The move was welcomed in Australia but drew protests ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia grants parole to Australian drug convict Schapelle Corby

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:48pm by AFP

    ... out against it. Eight lawmakers on Thursday handed a letter of protest to Syamsuddin voicing opposition. They said a decision to grant her early release would run counter to Jakarta’s tough ...

  10. Business - Commodities - INDONESIA

    Ore ban threatens Chinese factories

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... of mine workers already have been laid off ahead of the ban, sparking street protests in Jakarta against the regulations. ...




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