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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Is Jakarta's great sea wall doomed to fail before it even starts?

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 03:18am by AFP

    ... As Jakarta has rapidly grown to a population of about 10 million, increased water extraction for drinking has caused the ground to compact and parts of the city to sink, a problem seen in other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1617162/jakartas-great-sea-wall-doomed-fail-it-even-starts
  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian province Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sex under sharia law

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 12:55pm by AFP

    ... with a long thin rattan stick and are aimed at humiliating, rather than causing pain. The by-law allows for fines paid in gold or jail time as an alternative to the lashes. The draft is a watered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1596744/indonesian-province-aceh-proposes-100-lashes-gay-sex
  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia’s energy minister Jero Wacik faces corruption inquiry

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:12pm by AP

    ... Kyodo in Jakarta Indonesia's energy minister is being investigated for alleged corruption, the Corruption Eradication Commission said. Bambang Widjojanto, commission deputy chairman, said yesterday that Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Jero Wacik had officially been declared a suspect a day earlier. Wacik was already set to resign his ministry this month, after being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584582/indonesias-energy-minister-jero-wacik-faces-corruption-inquiry
  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia's constitutional court backs Widodo as Prabowo Subianto's supporters stage protest

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

    ... Agencies in Jakarta Judges unanimously reject Prabowo Subianto's election petition as police fire tear gas and water cannon at challenger's supporters Court backs Widodo over ... of a presidential election. Thousands of Prabowo supporters gathered near the court and police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters trying to break through security barriers shortly after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1578701/indonesias-constitutional-court-backs-widodo-prabowo-subiantos-supporters
  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Heather Mack, accused of mother's murder, says Bali jailers attacked her

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:14am by AFP

    ... on the Indonesian resort island had threatened to deprive her of food and water if she dis not speak to them, her US-based lawyer Michael Elkin said. He added that she was about two months pregnant. However ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575588/heather-mack-accused-mothers-murder-says-bali-jailers-attacked-her
  6. 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

    ... a commodities boom for the resource-rich country. While mining magnates piled up wealth, a failure to build roads and ports or curb bureaucratic corruption stifled development. Prabowo has capitalised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552860/prabowo-figure-indonesias-past-seeking-turn-back-clock-democracy
  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Australia navy’s incursions into Indonesian waters took place ‘often’, report says

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 08:38pm by The Guardian in London

    ... Australian naval ships entered Indonesian territorial waters often and with ease before the incursions sparked a diplomatic incident in January, according to a leaked Indonesian navy report, ... into the boat that landed on remote Rote island on January 6 after being turned back by the Australian navy. The report suggests three Australian naval vessels had entered Indonesian territorial waters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1428539/australia-navys-incursions-indonesian-waters-took-place-often-report-says
  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia fears terror backlash as jihadist fighters head to Syria, Iraq

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... at the Institute for International Peace Building in Jakarta. “There are just splinter groups with no resources or support, so many are inspired by what’s going on in Iraq and Syria,” he told reporters. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536804/indonesia-fears-terror-backlash-jihadist-fighters-head-syria-iraq
  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Prabowo Subianto vows to put farmers first in Indonesia power bid

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 11:09pm by BLOOM

    ... is pledging to limit exports of natural resources. Another candidate- Golkar party chairman Aburizal Bakrie- also sought to tap a protectionist mood as Southeast Asia's biggest economy seeks ... deficit that turned the rupiah into Asia's worst-performing currency last year. Prabowo said a fundamental problem was the management of the archipelago's resources, including land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1456446/prabowo-subianto-vows-put-farmers-first-indonesia-power-bid
  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia ‘caught by surprise’ over Australia asylum seeker boat turnbacks

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:43am by Agence France-Presse

    ... many originate. Tensions between the two countries also grew after the Australian navy admitted entering Indonesia’s territorial waters during some of the turnback operations. “It often comes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1517069/indonesia-caught-surprise-over-australia-asylum-seeker-boat-turnbacks

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