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What does Jokowi win mean for Indonesia?

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 17:49

What does a Joko Widodo win mean for Indonesia?
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VIDEO: Joko Widodo wins Indonesia election

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 15:53

Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.
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Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 14:41

Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.
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Indonesia candidate rejects election

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 10:13

Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto says he is withdrawing from the election process, alleging massive fraud, hours before results are due.
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VIDEO: Indonesia's cheap fuel challenge

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 9:02

Indonesia's next president faces challenges including cutting the country's controversial fuel subsidies.
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In pictures: One man's HIV campaign

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 1:04

An Indonesian prisoner's campaign against HIV
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Two dead as boat sinks off Malaysia

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 7:17
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Two people have died and at least 18 are missing as a boat, reportedly carrying Indonesian illegal immigrants, capsizes off Malaysia.
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Calm urged for Indonesia vote count

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 5:24

Indonesia's outgoing president urges both election camps to keep supporters in check while counting takes place, after both claim victory.
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VIDEO: Rivals claim Indonesia poll victory

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 1:28

Both candidates in the Indonesia presidential election claim victory, based on unofficial results.
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VIDEO: Two candidates claim Indonesia win

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 11:38

Two candidates are claiming victory in Indonesia's presidential elections.
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Both candidates claim Indonesia win

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 11:09

Polls close in Indonesia's tight presidential race between Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo, with both claiming victory based on unofficial results.
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Suharto casts shadow over Indonesia's election

Monday, July 7th 2014, 22:13

The Indonesians who pine for their former dictator
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VIDEO: Better times for Indonesia's Chinese?

Sunday, July 6th 2014, 23:43
related countries: China China

Ahead of Indonesia's presidential election, some of the country's ethnic minority Chinese reflect on what has changed for them since the country's move from dictatorship to democracy.
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Who are Indonesia's election rivals?

Saturday, July 5th 2014, 23:34

The two men who are vying to be president
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VIDEO: How common is Indonesian corruption?

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 1:21

Both the candidates in Indonesia's presidential election have pledged to fight corruption in the country, which is consistently ranked as one of the most corrupt in the world.
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Indonesia sees massive deforestation

Monday, June 30th 2014, 9:58
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A new study using satellite images shows that Indonesia has surpassed Brazil in deforestation rate for the first time.
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Battle over Indonesian red-light district

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 22:48

The battle over Indonesia's oldest red-light district
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Indonesia candidate in rights row

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 4:07

Indonesian presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto is forced to rebuff accusations of rights abuse during a televised debate between the candidates.
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VIDEO: Flights resuming after ash cloud

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 7:32
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Flights to and from the northern Australian city of Darwin are expected to resume, after volcanic ash from an Indonesian volcano forced airlines to cancel flights.
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Ash clouds ground Australia flights

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 3:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

Huge ash clouds thrown up by an Indonesian volcano have forced airlines to cancel flights to and from the northern Australian city of Darwin.
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VIDEO: Volcano eruption cancels flights

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 9:53
related countries: Australia Australia

A volcano erupting in Indonesia has forced authorities there and in Australia to cancel commercial flights.
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'Murder probe' as Briton dies in Bali

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 19:47
related places: Bali

The Foreign Office confirms it is aware of the death of a Briton on the Indonesian island of Bali, as local police are reported to have begun a murder probe.
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Manila and Jakarta agree on border

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 12:46
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Jakarta

The Philippines and Indonesia settle a 20-year dispute by agreeing on where the maritime border between the two countries should be.
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VIDEO: Fast food workers want 'living wage'

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 23:31
related countries: Brazil Brazil, France France, United States United States

US fast food workers have joined colleagues in countries including Indonesia, France, and Brazil to stage a global walk-out in protest about wages and working conditions.
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Fast food worker protests spread

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 18:38
related countries: Brazil Brazil, France France, United States United States

US fast food workers join counterparts in countries including Indonesia, France, and Brazil to stage a global walk-out in protest about wages and conditions.
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BlackBerry launches low-cost phone

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 6:03

BlackBerry launches a new low-cost phone "exclusively for Indonesia", one of the few markets where it is still a key player.
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Australia PM cancels Indonesia visit

Saturday, May 3rd 2014, 15:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott abruptly cancels a planned visit to Indonesia, amid reports of a renewed operation to halt an asylum boat.
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Are Indonesian maids safe in Hong Kong?

Monday, April 28th 2014, 21:30
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Are Indonesian maids vulnerable to abuse in Hong Kong?
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Arrest after Bali plane hijack alert

Friday, April 25th 2014, 9:48
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Bali

A passenger is detained at Bali airport after apparently attempting to enter an aircraft's cockpit while drunk, sparking a hijack alert.
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Australia navy captains disciplined

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 9:35
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian navy captain is removed from his command and another disciplined for violating Indonesia's waters on asylum patrol duties.
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Indonesian opposition leads poll

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 8:37

The opposition Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle leads parliamentary polls, but star candidate Joko Widodo may face a tougher path to the presidency, early results show.
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VIDEO: Indonesia prepares for elections

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 22:50

Indonesia holds parliamentary elections on Wednesday in a vote that will heavily influence who becomes the country's next president.
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Indonesian maid spared Saudi death

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 13:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A campaign in Indonesia, with help from the government, has raised enough money to prevent an Indonesian maid being executed in Saudi Arabia.
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VIDEO: Batik classes in Java jail

Monday, March 31st 2014, 23:08

Women inmates in a prison in western Java are earning an income and learning how to support themselves on release by making soft furnishings from discarded pieces of traditional Indonesian batik cloth.
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VIDEO: Tyre repairmen 'dropping nails'

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 10:43
related places: Jakarta

Community volunteers are using home-made magnets to clear Jakarta's roads of nails thought to have been deliberately scattered by criminal gangs trying to drum up work for tyre repair businesses.
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Caesars to open in South Korea

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 8:48
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

South Korea grants approval to US firm Caesars Entertainment to open a casino with Indonesian conglomerate Lippo near Incheon airport outside Seoul.
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