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US to sell Apache helicopters to Indonesia


September 21st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced the sale of eight Apache helicopters to Indonesia."Today, I'm announcing that the Obama administration has informed Congress of ... Read more...

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‘Indian firms can help build Indonesian infrastructure’


August 31st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian firms can help build Indonesian infrastructure, said Indian envoy Gurjit Singh as a major conference here discussed the ways and means to associate Indian companies ... Read more...

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Indonesia takes charge of Sukhoi crash probe


May 16th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 16 (IANS) The Indonesian government will take control of the investigation into the Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash that killed 45 people, and Russian teams will have their movements ... Read more...

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Indonesia seeks UAE investments


May 1st, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 30 (IANS/WAM) The Indonesian government has urged the UAE companies to tap opportunities in that country.Director of the Indonesia's investment promotion agency described the country as one ... Read more...

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Food in art: Artists play with dynamics of gastronomy (With Images)


April 16th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A plate of food and wine on the table is no longer mere gastronomy. It is high art of flavour, colour, textures, concepts, cultures, science ... Read more...

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Habitat loss drives Sumatran tiger to verge of extinction


February 29th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) The destruction of vegetation is driving the Sumatran tiger to the brink of extinction, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) researchers say. The Sumatran tiger, native to Indonesia, ... Read more...

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India to talk with Indonesia on proposed coal export curbs


January 28th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Expressing concern over the proposed restrictions on export of certain grades of coal by the Indonesian government, India Saturday said it would try to find a ... Read more...

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Dozens of punk rockers held in Indonesia


December 15th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 15 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of Indonesians in the highly-conservative Aceh region were rounded up for being punk rockers and are being held for re-education to cure "the social disease", ... Read more...

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Indonesian central bank pushes for cut in lending rates


December 12th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jajarta, Dec 12 (IANS) Indonesian central bank has asked commercial banks in the country to lower their interest rates as the country will rely much on its domestic consumption to ... Read more...

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Indonesia loses $3.3 billion in five years of corruption cases


December 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- More than 300 cases of embezzlement over the past five years have cost the Indonesian government more than Rp 29.5 trillion ($3.3 billion), the country's financial watchdog ... Read more...

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Smoking habit to cost dearly in Indonesia


November 24th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 24 (IANS) Come 2012 and smokers in Indonesia will feel a big pinch in their pocket as they will have to cough up more money to buy cigarettes.The ... Read more...

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China, Indonesia condemn Delhi terror attack


September 8th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) China and Indonesia Thursday condemned the terror attack in New Delhi that killed 12 people and injured more than 90 others Wednesday.The explosion took place around ... Read more...

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Indonesia deploys Navy ships after second death in Tiaka riots


August 24th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by BNO News
PALU, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Indonesian government on Tuesday deployed two Navy ships to the northeastern island of Tiaka after a second death was reported due to ongoing riots.The ships will ... Read more...

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Indonesia condemns Mumbai blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 14 (IANS) Indonesia Thursday strongly condemned the deadly bomb blasts in Mumbai that killed 17 people Wednesday evening."We condemn the attacks that took place in the city of ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s Defense Ministry to propose $8.5 billion budget for 2012


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Defense Ministry's planning director on Wednesday said that a budget of 80 trillion Indonesian Rupiahs ($8.5 billion) for 2012 will be proposed to the Indonesian government.General ... Read more...

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`Osama’s death to reduce terror acts in Indonesia’


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 2 (IANS) The killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is expected to reduce the movement of global terror groups, including those in Indonesia, a senior ... Read more...

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Indonesian troops prepare hostage rescue operation against Somali pirates


April 14th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's National Defense Forces (TNI) on Thursday announced that it is prepared to deploy security forces to rescue the 22 nationals captured by Somali pirates last month ... Read more...

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Former Minister of Home Affairs arrested for corruption in Indonesia


March 25th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Hari Sabarno, former Minister of Home Affairs, on Friday was arrested for his involvement in a corruption case, the Antara news agency reported.The detention was ordered by ... Read more...

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Reliance Power total income doubles in third quarter


February 14th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Reliance Power Monday reported a 98 percent increase in total income at Rs.355.13 crore ($79.3 million) for the quarter ended Dec 31 and said its net profit ... Read more...

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Indonesia aids Australian flash flooding with $1 million


January 17th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Government of Indonesia will be sending $1 million to help the relief efforts in Australia's Lockyer Valley flash flooding which has, according to the latest report, ... Read more...

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Indonesia considering new Jakarta airport


January 7th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- An airport spokesman on Friday confirmed that the government is considering building a new airport in the area surrounding the Indonesian capital city, the Jakarta Globe reported.Feri ... Read more...

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Indonesian government vows to tackle corruption in 2011


December 25th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Indonesian government has vowed to tackle corruption in 2011 as accorded in a meeting with the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), the Jakarta Post reported on Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 downloads in two days of Indonesia’s version of Wikileaks


December 12th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two days into its opening, users of Indonesia's version of Wikileaks, Indoleaks, have already downloaded the available documents over 100,000 times.There are four documents currently available on ... Read more...

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Indonesian students protest against Obama’s visit


November 9th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 9 (IANS) A number of student groups in Indonesia have staged demonstrations to protest US President Barack Obama's visit to the country, demanding that the government should stop bowing ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department Assistant Secretary Fernandez to travel to Malaysia and Indonesia next week


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. State Department on Friday announced that Assistant Secretary for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs Jose Fernandez will travel to Malaysia and Indonesia next week to ... Read more...

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World Twenty20 qualification expanded to 20 teams


June 10th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 10 (IANS) The qualification for the 2012 World Twenty20 cricket has been expanded to 20 teams. The qualification tournament, which previously involved six or eight teams, will be expanded to a ... Read more...

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Rally set to encourage Obama to seek release of two prisoners of conscience in Indonesia


June 2nd, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Amnesty International on Wednesday announced that activists will be rallying Saturday to urge President Barack Obama to seek the release of two people during his trip to ... Read more...

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2-Year-old Indonesian Toddler Is Addicted To The Evil Of Smoking


May 29th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Ardi Rizal is a 2-year-old toddler from the Indonesian Sumatra, who has been witnessed smoking in a fresh video that has managed to enter ... Read more...

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2-year-old Indonesian boy’s addiction to ciggies sparks outrage


May 28th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 28 (ANI): Two-year-old Sumatran boy Ardi Rizal's two-pack-a-day cigarette habit has sparked outrage, prompting an American anti-smoking group to call upon the Indonesian government to take urgent action."It's ... Read more...

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Indonesian authorities plan a ‘Rent a Tiger’ idea


January 26th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jakarta, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indonesian authorities are planning to launch a ‘Rent a Tiger’ idea, in which they will let people adopt the endangered Sumatran tigers. Officials said that the endangered ... Read more...

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Indonesia marks five years after Indian Ocean tsunami


December 26th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 26 (DPA) Relatives of people who died in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that devastated Indonesia's Aceh province prayed at the graves of loved ones Saturday to mark the anniversary. A ... Read more...

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Indonesia plans to send detained Sri Lankan asylum seekers home


November 16th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Nov 16(ANI): The Indonesian Government is reportedly planning to deport 255 Sri Lankan asylum seekers, whose boat was detained on its way to Australia last month and remains moored at the ... Read more...

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Tamil women begin new hunger strike off Indonesian coast


November 9th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Merak (Java, Indonesia), Nov.9 (ANI): Ten women among a group of almost 250 Sri Lankan asylum seekers refusing to leave their boat in Indonesia have begun another hunger strike.The move comes after ... Read more...

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Another earthquake, measuring 7.3 on Richter scale, hits Indonesia


October 24th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Oct 24(ANI): Several parts of Indonesia were jolted on Saturday by a strong earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale.No damage to life has been reported so far. However, taking preventive ... Read more...

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NALCO considering alternative site for Indonesia project


September 21st, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) India's state-run aluminium producer National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) is considering an alternative site for its $4-billion Indonesia project, which was earlier planned to be set up in ... Read more...

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