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  1. beyondbrics

    September 10, 2014

    "Only god" could make do on these rail fares, complains Indonesia rail chief

    Few, if any, Indonesians have heard of Gerald Ratner, the former British jewellery chain executive who became notorious for...

  2. September 10, 2014

    Indonesia moves to abolish direct elections for local governors

    Indonesian lawmakers are making a last-ditch attempt to abolish direct elections for mayors and regional governors in what...

  3. September 8, 2014

    Indonesia bourse hits record high

    The Indonesian stock market hit a fresh record high on Monday, with investors betting that incoming president Joko Widodo...

  4. August 21, 2014

    Indonesian election result challenge dismissed

    Indonesia’s constitutional court has dismissed a challenge to the presidential election result, paving the way for Jakarta...

  5. FT Photo Diary

    August 21, 2014

    Indonesia election protest

    Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty images Indonesian riot police stand guard as former presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto’s...

  6. August 19, 2014

    Australia and Indonesia to resume intelligence co-operation

    Australia and Indonesia are close to signing an agreement to end a rift over revelations last year that the Australian...

  7. FT Photo Diary

    August 18, 2014

    Independence Day

    Darren Whiteside/Reuters An Indonesian dancer waits for the start of a cultural parade marking the country’s 69th...

  8. FT Photo Diary

    August 8, 2014

    Subianto supporters Jakarta

    Darren Whiteside/Reuters A boy takes part in a protest by supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, who...

  9. August 6, 2014

    Indonesia pushes Central Java as Asian low-cost manufacturing hub

    A revolution is brewing in the shadow of Mount Merapi, one of Indonesia’s most mystical and active volcanoes. The sleepy...

  10. August 4, 2014

    Nickel rises as stockpile concerns recede

    Nickel bounced from a one-month low on Monday as analysts said concerns about rising stockpiles outside China had been...

  11. August 3, 2014

    End impunity in Indonesia

    Sander Thoenes was 30 years old when he was murdered in East Timor, as Indonesia evacuated the former Portuguese colony in...

  12. July 29, 2014

    Widodo’s presidential victory halts Indonesia market rally

    The election of Joko Widodo, the reformist governor of Jakarta, as Indonesia’s next president was supposed to be good news...

  13. July 25, 2014

    The small-town Mr Clean turned ‘accidental’ president

    A stickler for details, Jakarta governor Joko Widodo was enjoying himself on Thursday as he organised handouts for the poor,...

  14. July 23, 2014

    Joko Widodo must not waste his mandate in Indonesia

    After an extended count lasting the best part of a fortnight, Joko Widodo, governor of Jakarta, has narrowly won the race to...

  15. July 23, 2014

    Prabowo Subianto to challenge Indonesia poll result

    Defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto plans to file an appeal in Indonesia’s constitutional court, according to...

  16. July 23, 2014

    S&P 500 at record high as earnings please

    Wednesday 21:00 BST. A further fading of geopolitical concerns and some well-received earnings reports from Apple and...

  17. July 22, 2014

    Indonesia presidential poll thrown into uncertainty

    Former general Prabowo Subianto has launched an extraordinary attack on Indonesia's electoral process just hours before the...

  18. July 21, 2014

    Asean: Long on optimism

    When online travel search company Skyscanner wanted to expand in Asia, its management decided not to try China first, even...

  19. July 14, 2014

    Election dispute emerges as serious test for Indonesia

    After 16 years of peaceful democracy, the dispute over who won Indonesia’s presidential election is turning into a serious...

  20. beyondbrics

    July 11, 2014

    Spotlight on vote counting in Indonesia's disputed election

    All eyes are on the official vote counting process in Indonesia after Joko Widodo, the reformist Jakarta governor, and...

  21. July 10, 2014

    Rivals swap rigging accusations as Indonesia awaits poll outcome

    Indonesia goes to the polls The two camps in Indonesia’s presidential election stand-off dug in their heels on Thursday –...

  22. July 10, 2014

    Q&A: Indonesia’s election deadlock

    Both candidates in Indonesia’s closely fought presidential election have claimed victory based on unofficial “quick counts”,...

  23. FT Photo Diary

    July 9, 2014

    Papuans vote in Indonesia

    Liva Lazoreliva/AFP/Getty Papuan tribesmen in traditional costume sport a banner bearing the portrait of presidential...

  24. FT Alphaville

    July 9, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dan has had a look at Quindell’s claim that the group discloses profitability for its...

  25. beyondbrics

    July 8, 2014

    Prabowo Subianto's US adviser denies Indonesian election smear

    Tough-talking former general Prabowo Subianto has put nationalist rhetoric at the heart of his powerful presidential...

  26. July 8, 2014

    Indonesia votes in poll cliffhanger

    Indonesians started voting on Wednesday in a bitterly fought presidential election that pits Joko Widodo, the softly spoken...

  27. July 7, 2014

    Investor nerves fray as Indonesia presidential race tightens

    Having wowed investors with election-fuelled stock market rallies, Asia’s golden couple – India and Indonesia – appears to...

  28. July 4, 2014

    Indonesia’s strongman Prabowo makes final election push

    Indonesia’s elite politicians are rallying around former general and self-styled strongman Prabowo Subianto as he makes a...

  29. June 30, 2014

    Rupiah stages rally ahead of Indonesian elections

    The rupiah gained strongly yesterday, extending a rally that began on Friday as volatility hit Indonesia’s markets in the...

  30. beyondbrics

    June 30, 2014

    On the trail with Joko Widodo

    Tracking Joko Widodo, the narrow front-runner in Indonesia’s presidential election, is not an easy task, as the FT found out...

  31. June 30, 2014

    Jokowi confident of victory despite squandering poll lead

    In spite of squandering a huge poll lead over his rival for the Indonesian presidency, frontrunner Joko Widodo is “very...

  32. June 25, 2014

    Carmakers rev up discounts to clear Indonesia showrooms

    Automakers in Indonesia, one of the world’s hottest emerging car markets, are being forced to offer unprecedented showroom...

  33. June 24, 2014

    Indonesia strongman Prabowo closes gap on rival ahead of poll

    Former special forces general Prabowo Subianto is closing in on presidential frontrunner Joko Widodo as his fiery,...

  34. beyondbrics

    June 10, 2014

    Indonesian frontrunner shines in presidential debate

    For a frontrunner whose campaign has been floundering, the first of Indonesia’s televised presidential debates did not start...

  35. beyondbrics

    June 6, 2014

    Guest post: Indonesia is missing a Modi

    By Wellian Wiranto of OCBC Bank The past year has not been easy for India and Indonesia. Faced with slowing growth,...

  36. June 5, 2014

    Indonesia media barons line up for election fight

    Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto was only giving out the prizes at the recent final of Indonesian Idol but he was...

  37. June 1, 2014

    Appetite grows for Indonesia’s herbal remedies

    Whether suffering from headaches, a cold or flatulence, Indonesians have long sought relief in a range of cure-all herbal...

  38. beyondbrics

    May 29, 2014

    Taxi apps go head to head with Jakarta gridlock

    From Uber to GrabTaxi, the leading car-for-hire apps are finally coming to Jakarta, where they will find congested roads and...

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