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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono calls Islamic State 'embarrassing'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Indonesian president condemns jihadists and urges Muslim leaders to unite against them Yudhoyono calls Islamic State 'embarrassing' The president of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia, yesterday called the actions of Islamic State militants "embarrassing" to the religion and urged Islamic leaders to unite ...

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    15 people, including 10 foreigners, missing when boat sinks off Indonesia

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:06pm by AFP

    ... a search-and-rescue official. The nationalities of the foreigners still missing were not clear. The missing Indonesians were four boat crew members and a tour guide. "A tourist boat with 25 people ... it was aware that its nationals might be involved. "We are in touch with the local authorities and stand ready to provide consular assistance," a spokesman said. Komodo island is one ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Prabowo to challenge Indonesian presidential election result in court

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... to unite following the country’s tightest and most divisive election since the downfall of Suharto in 1998. A Constitutional Court official said that if Prabowo’s team filed the appeal by Friday, ... observers in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation have said the poll was largely free and fair. Widodo’s victory capped a meteoric rise for the former furniture exporter who was born ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

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

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

    ... Purnama, 48, is the first ethnic Chinese to become the governor of Jakarta, the capital of the world's largest Muslim nation of 245 million people. The rise of geologist and businessman ...

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    Indonesia sentences Frenchman to 15 years in prison for Bali drugs smuggling

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:27pm

    ... smuggling. French national Serge Atlaoui is on death row in Indonesia. He was handed the penalty in 2007 after he was caught working in a drugs factory outside the capital Jakarta. ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Widodo wins Indonesian presidency, but doubts remain as rival vows supporters 'will not remain silent'

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 05:00pm by Agencies and Kristine Kwok

    ... will be a better nation under Jokowi, God bless," wrote one Twitter user with the name Prettyinpink69. Watch: Reform-minded governor wins Indonesian presidential race But there was an equal amount ... Asia at the National Institute of International Strategy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said China would be monitoring the situation as instability could affect its investment ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Prabowo, figure from Indonesia's past seeking to 'turn back the clock' on democracy

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by Bloomberg, AFP, AP

    ... archipelago nation. Widodo came out ahead with 52 per cent of the vote, according to the three most credible unofficial quick counts. But Prabowo pointed to lesser-known surveys showing he came out ... of the tide and the beginning of what might be a serious authoritarian reversal," said Edward Aspinall, a professor of politics at the Australian National University in Canberra. "He emerged ...

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    Fears of fraud as Indonesia awaits presidential election results

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... points. Most of these survey institutes have accurately predicted the results of Indonesian national elections since 2004, including April’s parliamentary polls. Prabowo, a top military figure ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Constitutional battle looms as both poll rivals claim victory in Indonesia

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:52am by Reuters

    ... but this is a victory for the people of Indonesia", Widodo told supporters from a historical site in Jakarta where the nation's independence was declared. Hundreds of his supporters later celebrated ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Barefoot up a mountain: no effort spared so Indonesians can vote

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... archipelago nation, home to some 6,000 inhabited islands and stretching about 5,150km east to west, to organise elections. Months of painstaking preparation culminate in a week-long operation, ... up for the vote across the world's third-biggest democracy. The nation boasts 190 million eligible voters, from the crowded main island of Java- where more than half ...




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