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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Bursa Malaysia pared down earlier losses to close marginally lower today but remained weak amid continuous selling activities in the broader market.
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo (above) appeared on course on Thursday for a second term, based on unofficial vote counts and despite the objections of his rival, while police vowed firm action again...
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JAKARTA: With Indonesian President Joko Widodo on course to win a second term as leader, the political uncertainty that’s weighed on the economy this year will be lifted.
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Joko Widodo appeared to be heading for victory in Indonesia's presidential election on Wednesday as "quick count" results from polling stations were posted, in line with opinion polls that had predict...
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JAKARTA: Indonesian stocks jumped to a near 14-month high on Thursday after early elections results indicated incumbent President Joko Widodo is likely to be re-elected for a second term, while Malaysia extended losses to a more than three-year low.
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The prospect of another five years in office for President Joko Widodo cheered Indonesia's financial markets on Thursday after unofficial election results indicated a comfortable win for the incumbent...
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Foreign investors desperate for more access to Indonesia’s huge market can take comfort from the re-election of Joko Widodo as president for a second and final term on Wednesday: according to govern...
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APRIL 18 — India voted last week.
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Indonesians began voting in the world's biggest single-day election on Wednesday as polling stations opened across following a six-month campaign to choose a new president and parliament.President Jok...
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo was 13 percentage points ahead on Wednesday in the race to lead the world’s third-largest democracy, based on 51 percent of votes counted, an unofficial early count ...
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Indonesians began voting in the world’s biggest single-day election on Wednesday as polling stations opened across the sprawling equatorial archipelago following a six-month campaign to choose a new...
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Indonesia's election watchdog said that about 320,000 Indonesians living in Malaysia who cast their ballots via mail should vote again in the presidential and legislative polls, as investigation indic...
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JAKARTA: The Indonesian Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) has suggested that the country’s Election Commission (KPU) redo the postal voting process for its citizens in Malaysia, following the dis...
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More than 10,000 people have volunteered to crowd-source election results posted at polling stations across Indonesia on Wednesday in a real-time bid to thwart attempts at fraud during the biggest sin...
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BENGALURU: Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended higher on Tuesday, with Indonesia leading the pack, as investors remained optimistic about a recovery in China's economy ahead of the country's first-quarter growth pace set to be released on Wednesday.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia posted a surprise trade surplus for a second straight month in March, supporting the central bank’s outlook of a narrowing current account deficit, but economists warn a trade deficit could return after Wednesday’s presidential elections.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The early voting process for the Indonesian presidential election is running smoothly without any accident at the Indonesian Embassy in Jalan Tun Razak here today, according to Dang Wang...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of Indonesians in Malaysia cast their ballots in early voting for their country’s presidential election today.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Malaysian police are working with their Indonesian counterparts as part of their probe into the discovery of stray postal voting papers in Selangor la...
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When Indonesian President Joko Widodo was elected five years ago, the former furniture salesperson seemed to offer a clean break from the military and political elite that had clung to power since the...
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PETALING JAYA: Bukit Aman is working with Indonesian police (Polri), in connection with the discovery of Indonesia's postal voting papers in Kajang, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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PETALING JAYA: Two police reports have been lodged in connection with the discovery of Indonesia’s postal voting papers in various locations in Selangor.
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Indonesia's General Elections Commission (KPU) visited Selangor, Malaysia, yesterday to investigate the discovery of thousands of ballot papers that had allegedly been illegally marked in favour of in...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police have confirmed receiving two reports on the discovery of hundreds of plastic bags containing ballot papers for overseas voters in the Indonesian presidential an...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The Royal Malaysia Police have confirmed receiving two reports on the discovery of hundreds of plastic bags containing ballot papers for overseas voters in the Indonesian pr...
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JAKARTA - Indonesia's election commission (KPU) visited Selangor, Malaysia on Friday (April 12) to investigate the discovery of thousands of ballot papers that had allegedly been illegally marked in f...
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JAKARTA, April 12 ― Indonesia is probing vote-rigging claims after the discovery of thousands of stray election ballots in neighbouring Malaysia, officials said, as the opposition threatens to chall...
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JAKARTA (April 12): Indonesia’s election commission ordered an investigation into reports that thousands of ballots have been cast by the diaspora in Malaysia days before overseas polling opened, pr...
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PETALING JAYA: Two police reports have been lodged in connection with the discovery of Indonesia's postal voting papers in various locations within Selangor.
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More than 50 plastic bags filled with marked Indonesian ballot papers have been reportedly discovered at two locations in Bangi and Kajang ahead of early voting for Indonesians residing overseas this ...
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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s Election Commission says it will send officials to Malaysia after videos online allegedly showed thousands of voting papers for next week’s polls being scattered throughout a warehouse.
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PETALING JAYA: Indonesia’s Election Commission is considering a halt in voting for its presidential and legislative elections in Malaysia after more than 20,000 marked ballot papers were reportedly ...
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JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Indonesia's Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) on Thursday (April 11) said it has called on the KPU (General Elections Commission) to assess the Kuala...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Indonesia’s Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) has today called for the suspension of the voting process in Malaysia after more than 50 plastic bags filled with marked ...
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP): Indonesia's Election Commission said Thursday (April 11) it was sending officials to investigate after videos circulated online of thousands of voting papers for next week's polls scattered throughout a warehouse in Malaysia.
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Armed with laptops, three dozen journalists and fact-checkers braced for battle before a live debate between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his challenger, Prabowo Subianto.
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Armed with laptops, three dozen journalists and fact-checkers braced for battle before a live debate between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his challenger, Prabowo Subianto.
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COMMENT | April 17 will be a crucial day for Indonesia’s democracy.
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JAKARTA, April 9 — A small army of “hoax busters” in Indonesia is trying to hold the line against a swarm of fake news that threatens to sway millions of voters as the world’s third-biggest de...
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JAKARTA / BRUSSELS: Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Prime Minister Mahatir Mohamad have signed a joint letter of objection to the European Union over its plan to phase out the use of palm oil in ...
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JAKARTA/BRUSSELS (April 9): Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad have signed a joint letter of objection to the European Union over its plan to phase o...
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JAKARTA/BRUSSELS: Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Mohamad have signed a joint letter of objection to the European Union over its plan to phase out the use of palm oil in renewable fuel, and sent delegations to complain in Brussels
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JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahatir Mohamad have signed a joint letter of objection to the European Union over its plan to phase out the use of palm oil in renewable fuel, an Indonesian official said on Monday.
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JAKARTA (April 8): Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Mohamad have signed a joint letter of objection to the European Union over its plan to phase out the use of pal...
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad have signed a joint letter of objection to the European Union over its plan to phase out the use of palm oil in renewa...
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JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad have signed a joint letter of objection to the European Union (EU) over its plan to phase out the use of palm oil in re...
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JAKARTA (REUTERS) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Mohamad have signed a joint letter of objection to the European Union over its plan to phase out the use of pa...
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SINGAPORE (April 8): Joko Widodo can make a final term count.
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JAKARTA (April 8): Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad have signed a joint letter of objection to the European Union over its plan to phase out the us...
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"Mama, just killed a man," sings Indonesian President Joko Widodo during a recent ride in a local YouTube celebrity's car while Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody plays in the background.
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Advertisement Supported by By Sharon Tan and Richard C. Paddock SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — A Vietnamese woman charged in the airport assassination of the half brother of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-...
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ON April 17, 2019, Indonesia will be going to the polls.
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PETALING JAYA: An Indonesian family has renewed its search for a woman living in Malaysia whom they have not heard from since 2016.
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KUALA LUMPUR — The family of Indonesian national Ruth Sitepu who was reported missing in Malaysia three years ago, has urged the country’s government to locate her.
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The family of Indonesian national Rudangta 'Ruth' Sitepu, who was reported missing in Malaysia three years ago, has sought the help of the country's government to trace her whereabouts.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): Malaysia’s top council of lawyers asked the attorney-general to explain the release of an Indonesian suspect in the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half-brothe...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia's top council of lawyers asked the Attorney-General to explain the release of an Indonesian suspect in the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother,...
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Advertisement Supported by By Sharon Tan and Richard C. Paddock SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — Malaysian prosecutors on Thursday refused to dismiss the case against a Vietnamese woman accused of assassinatin...
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JAKARTA • Ms Siti Aisyah, the Indonesian woman whose murder charges were dropped in Malaysia on Monday, says she has not had a good night's sleep since her release and she feels the events that have...
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Almost every day, "Janda", a self-described Indonesian housewife with 2,000 Twitter followers, dispenses lifestyle tips, complains about city life, and praises how the government of President Joko Widodo has improved her life as a young mother.
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JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Siti Aisyah, the Indonesian woman whose murder charges were dropped in Malaysia on Monday (March 11), says she has not had a good night sleep since her r...
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Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, held on March 12 the first public trial run of its US$3bil mass rapid transit (MRT) system aimed at improving transport conditions in a city suffering some of the worst traffic jams in the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Perak MCA today accused the prosecution of double standards by dropping charges against one of the accused in the murder of North Korean Kim Jong-nam. Perak MCA chairman Dat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the surprise release of an Indonesian woman who was on trial for assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother followed the “rule of law”, after sus...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's prime minister said Tuesday (Mar 12) the surprise release of an Indonesian woman who was on trial for assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother followed the "rule o...
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An Indonesian woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed yesterday after Malaysian prosecutors dropped charges against her in a shock move in court.
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KUALA LUMPUR: “I am very happy, I did not expect that I would be released today,“ said a visibly moved Siti Aisyah who was granted a discharge not amounting to an acquittal in the murder case of N...
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PETALING JAYA: The release of an Indonesian woman who was detained on suspicion of murdering Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was the result of Jakarta's effort, says the Indonesian embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
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JAKARTA, March 4 — Indonesia and Australia are set to ink a long-awaited trade deal today, after months of diplomatic tension over Canberra's contentious plan to move its embassy to Jerusalem.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today expressed her condolences to the people of Indonesia over the collapse of an illegal makeshift wooden structure...
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JAKARTA, Feb 20 — Indonesia aims to sign a long-stalled free trade deal with South Korea by November in a move that could boost two-way trade by billions of dollars, its trade ministry said today.
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KUANTAN: Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah today said that no reason was given for the postponement of a visit by Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed Salman to Malaysia, which was originally sc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) Youth has urged police to investigate links between Bachok MP Nik Abduh Nik Aziz and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States.
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THE Indonesian presidential election is scheduled for April this year.
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JAKARTA, Feb 6 — Indonesia posted slightly stronger economic growth in 2018, data showed today, but it still fell well short of President Joko Widodo's seven percent target as elections draw closer.
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Indonesia’s president said on Tuesday a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings would only be released from jail if he pledged loyalty to the state and its ideology, after news he wou...
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo traded barbs with election rival Prabowo Subianto over issues, including corruption and law enforcement, in a first debate on Thursday three months ahead of voting in ...
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PETALING JAYA: An Indonesian model who entered the spotlight nearly a decade ago after fleeing from a Kelantan prince she had married will be running as a legislative candidate in the republic’s Apr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — Despite alleged abuse and kidnapping by a Kelantan prince Tengku Muhammad Fakhry Petra, Indonesian model Manohara Odelia Pinot said her experience does not reflect the life of...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 8)(Thomson Reuters Foundation): Asian countries holding elections this year must be ready to protect the rights of LGBT+ communities, ahead of a likely rise in anti-gay rhetoric by p...
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(Dec 31): In the first half of 2019, a billion Asians will elect the next leaders of the region's two largest democracies.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been named Muslim Man of the Year in this year's The Muslim 500, a list of the world's 500 most influential Muslims.