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PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says it is high time Asean member countries took special efforts to increase trade within the grouping.
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BANGKOK: Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called on international monitoring bodies to monitor the deportation process of Rohingya refugees.
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BANGKOK: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called on international monitoring bodies to keep track of deportation initiatives for Rohingya refugees.
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Indonesia plans to tighten vetting of senior public servants amid fears that hardline Islamist ideology has permeated high levels of government, according to documents reviewed by Reuters and a senior...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Some time in the future, peninsular Malaysia might be connected to Sumatra seeing that the Indonesian government is currently studying the possibility of building a bridge co...
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JAKARTA (June 19): The construction of Indonesia's new capital city was scheduled for 2021 and allocation to finance related projects will be set in the 2020 state budget, Xinhua news agency reported...
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JAKARTA: Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, the environment minister said on...
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JAKARTA: Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating to ‘BBB’, citing the country’s strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics.
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JAKARTA, May 31 — Ratings agency S&P lifted Indonesia’s credit rating today, citing strong prospects for Southeast Asia’s biggest economy after the re-election of president Joko Widodo.
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Indonesian authorities believe different groups coordinated plans to exploit political rallies last week to cause chaos, which included a bid to create “martyrs” by shooting protesters, President ...
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Indonesian police have arrested six people suspected of plotting to assassinate four state officials during a wave of civil unrest in Jakarta last week, a police spokesman said yesterday.
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NIGHTFALL in Jakarta is much earlier than in Kuala Lumpur.
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Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumours alleging Chinese involvement in post-ele...
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No Malaysians were involved in the post-election riots in Jakarta, Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said.
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The 2019 Indonesian General Election which has so far been marred with challenges and tragedies, is yet to be concluded.
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Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry about the outcome of last month’s election, which hand...
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LETTER | While both Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad and Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng have screamed that Malaysia’s debt is purportedly at RM1 trillion, yet online portals have reported that the...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Embassy in Jakarta reports that peace has returned to the streets there, after deadly riots on Wednesday (May 22).
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The Indonesian government has restricted social media access following deadly riots after the results of the nation’s presidential election.
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Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential election hit the capit...
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Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential elec...
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Prabowo Subianto, who lost in Indonesia’s 2019 presidential election, called on his supporters not to be involved in riots while holding protest rallies against the outcome of the election.
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PETALING JAYA: With Indonesia bracing for more violence following deadly riots by protestors opposing President Joko Widodo’s re-election, Malaysians have been advised to avoid places where such mass gatherings are likely to be held.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians in Jakarta have been advised to avoid locations where deadly mass gatherings are taking place in the Indonesian capital, says the Malaysian embassy in Indonesia.
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Six people have died and 200 have been injured in civil unrest in the Indonesian capital, its governor Anies Baswedan, said on Wednesday.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated President Joko Widodo on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the Indonesian presidential elections (Pilpres).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential E...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential E...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated president Joko Widodo, who is commonly known as Jokowi, on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential Elections (Pilpres).
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Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, won another term as president, beating his rival Prabowo Subianto, with over 85 million of the total 154 million votes cast in the April...
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HONG KONG (May 21): While the trade war remains the chief concern for investors just about everywhere, it seems elections are the only way to pierce the gloom.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential Ele...
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PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) today congratulated Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) for winning the Presidential Election 2019 to continue leading ...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 21 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today congratulated Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) for winning the Presidential Election 2019 to continue lea...
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Incumbent President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was announced the winner of the Indonesian Presidential Election (Pilpres) 2019, to continue leading the world’s third largest democratic country for the nex...
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(May 20): Results of the hotly-contested presidential election in Indonesia is expected to confirm on Wednesday, unofficial counts by private pollsters last month that showed incumbent President Joko...
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JAKARTA: Indonesia is drafting ambitious plans for more than $400 billion in building projects, from constructing 25 airports to new power plants, as the government seeks to stoke growth in Southeast Asia’s largest economy, according to the country’s planning minister.
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SEVERAL years ago, some Indonesian journalist friends teased me by saying that we should change the slogan “Malaysia Truly Asia” to “Malaysia Truly Taliban”. They said this was because of the ...
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JAKARTA, May 9 ― Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged today to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast...
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JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived in Borneo island to survey possible locations for a new capital, fast-tracking a plan to move the administrative headquarters out of over-crowded and congested Jakarta.
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JAKARTA, May 6 — Indonesia’s economy grew slower than expected in the first quarter, official data showed today, as exports contracted for the first time since 2016 owing to softer demand for key ...
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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s economy probably maintained momentum in the first quarter, helped by solid spending that was further boosted as elections were held across the country.
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A BUILDER controlled by Indonesia’s billionaire Riady family has rebounded from the depths of distress to become one of the best performers in the Asia junk dollar bond market.
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HONG KONG: A builder controlled by Indonesia’s billionaire Riady family has rebounded from the depths of distress to become one of the best performers in the Asia junk dollar bond market.
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GOOD Friday, a holy day for Christians the world over, is a public holiday in Indonesia, which has the largest Muslim population in the world.
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Even as he awaits official confirmation of his election to a second term, Indonesian President Joko Widodo appears to be thinking about his legacy.
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(May 2): Even as he awaits official confirmation of his election to a second term, Indonesian President Joko Widodo appears to be thinking about his legacy.
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President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) cruised to victory in last week’s presidential election against his only challenger, Prabowo Subianto.
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JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo has decided to move the capital of Southeast Asia's largest economy away from the crowded main island of Java, the planning minister said on Monday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 — PKR leaders have said it is too soon to judge the Pakatan Harapan’s performance after a survey found a sharp decline in approval rating for the new government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PublicInvest research is optimistic of longer-term prospects for CIMB Group Holdings Bhd's Jakarta arm, and maintained its outperform call on the group with an unchanged target price of RM6.50.
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SEOUL: Senior editors of Asia News Network (ANN) met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who revealed that the republic is ready to facilitate a third Trump-Kim summit and ensure its success.
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JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) called for an increase in capital spending to bolster growth as a slowing global economy, the US-China trade war and rising oil prices pose risks to South-East Asia’s largest economy.
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Walaupun keputusan rasmi belum dikeluarkan tetapi ternyata Presiden Joko Widodo (Jokowi) dapat mengalahkan pencabarnya, Prabowo Subianto dalam satu persaingan paling sengit dan hangat dalam sejarah In...
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Even with Indonesia's current presidential election result still to be officially confirmed, attention is turning to the next race for the top job in 2024, with some rising political stars and well-co...
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MUHAMMAD Rofiqul A’la is a jovial and portly thirty-nine year old farmer and kyai (or ustaz) from Jember in the densely populated province of East Java.
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Despite unofficial results showing that incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo is in the lead in the presidential election, Joko called for patience.
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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