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    1. July 27, 2015

      UK prime minister puts £1bn towards infrastructure in Indonesia

      David Cameron pledged £1bn in financing for Indonesian infrastructure projects from sewage treatment to geothermal...

    2. July 16, 2015

      Indonesia on alert over lure of Isis

      A large gang of men, dressed in camouflage and wielding heavy machine guns, smile at the camera. One waves a black...

    1. May 20, 2015

      Indonesia and Malaysia offer refuge for thousands of migrants

      Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants reach shelter Indonesia and Malaysia have offered temporary refuge to thousands of...

    2. May 20, 2015

      Rohingya boat people are becoming the Jews of Asia

      On May 13 1939 the SS St Louis, a German ocean liner, set sail from Hamburg. On board were 915 Jewish refugees hoping...

    3. May 17, 2015

      Indonesia set for cabinet reshuffle

      Joko Widodo is preparing to reshuffle his cabinet barely half a year into his presidency as he seeks to address a drop...

    4. May 3, 2015

      Indonesia: No more Mr nice guy

      Known domestically as a reformer with a winning smile and a common touch, it is ironic that internationally Joko Widodo...

    5. April 12, 2015

      Indonesian beer sales could go flat for Diageo and Heineken

      Heineken and Diageo are braced for sales of beer in Indonesia to go flat when a government clampdown comes into force...

    6. March 9, 2015

      Australia’s Julie Bishop warns Indonesia over drugs executions

      Australia’s foreign minister has warned of diplomatic consequences should two of its citizens convicted of drugs...

    7. February 5, 2015

      Indonesia’s Widodo stumbles into crisis over police chief nominee

      Indonesia’s Joko Widodo was swept into power in October promising widespread reforms and action to stamp out corruption...

    8. January 21, 2015

      Southeast Asia’s religious tolerance is deceptive

      Indonesia and Malaysia have often been put forward as examples of modern and moderate Muslim states. While both have...

    9. January 13, 2015

      Indonesia’s Joko Widodo pledges to accelerate reforms

      Indonesian president Joko Widodo vowed to accelerate reforms after abolishing $18bn of fuel subsidies and neutralising...

    10. January 2, 2015

      Indonesia fisheries chief hooks public imagination

      Although they inhabit the world’s largest archipelago nation and millions live off the sea, few Indonesians could ever...

    11. December 18, 2014

      Indian Ocean tsunami: Building blocks

      Indian Ocean tsunami 10 years on: Reconstruction in Aceh When the sea suddenly receded on Boxing Day 2004 after one of...

    12. November 18, 2014

      Rupiah rises after fuel subsidy cut

      The Indonesian rupiah made strong gains on Tuesday after the country’s new president Joko Widodo fulfilled a key...

    13. November 17, 2014

      Joko Widodo raises Indonesia’s subsidised petrol price

      Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s new president, on Monday raised the government-subsidised petrol price by more than 30 per...

    14. November 5, 2014

      Indonesia slowdown highlights challenges facing Widodo

      Economic growth in formerly booming Indonesia slowed further, hitting a five-year low of 5 per cent in the third...

    15. November 4, 2014

      Satay seller case shows Indonesia’s draconian laws

      He has become Indonesia’s most famous satay seller but not by virtue of his peanut sauce. Muhamad Arsyad hit the...

    16. November 2, 2014

      Jokowi should act swiftly on reform agenda

      The election of Joko Widodo as president of Indonesia marks a potentially positive development for the world’s fourth...

    17. October 29, 2014

      Indonesia’s Jokowi can outdo Obama

      Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s leader, is often compared with Barack Obama. Like the US president, Mr Widodo rose from...

    18. October 27, 2014

      Five ministers to watch in Widodo cabinet

      Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s new president, revealed a solid if underwhelming cabinet on Sunday, combining respected...

    19. October 26, 2014

      Joko Widodo shows caution in choice of new Indonesian cabinet

      Indonesia’s new president Joko Widodo revealed his cabinet on Sunday, a mix of technocrats, businesspeople and...

    20. October 23, 2014

      Widodo cabinet selections vetoed by anti-corruption commission

      Indonesia’s new president Joko Widodo has delayed the eagerly awaited announcement of his cabinet after the country’s...

    21. October 20, 2014

      Widodo pledges ‘work, work, work’ as he takes office in Indonesia

      Widodo sworn in as Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo has taken office as Indonesia’s seventh president, calling on the...

    22. October 17, 2014

      Subianto offers olive branch to Indonesia rival Widodo

      Indonesia’s tangled political drama took another twist on Friday when failed presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto...

    23. October 8, 2014

      Joko Widodo reform hopes hit as Indonesia opposition fights back

      Hopes that president-elect Joko Widodo can push through much-needed economic reforms in Indonesia have been hit after...

    24. September 26, 2014

      Indonesian lawmakers scrap direct local elections

      Indonesian lawmakers on Friday voted to abolish direct elections for regional leaders in a move that president-elect...

    25. September 15, 2014

      Indonesian finance minister urges Widodo to fast-track reform

      Indonesia’s finance minister has urged incoming president Joko Widodo to implement much-needed reform as soon as...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. August 13, 2014

      Indonesia prepares for Isis backlash from returning jihadis

      Indonesia is intensifying its counter-terrorism efforts to combat a possible backlash from Indonesians and other...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. July 9, 2014

      Candidates both claim win in Indonesia presidential race

      Indonesia goes to the polls Joko Widodo, the reformist governor of Jakarta, and Prabowo Subianto, a self-styled...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. July 3, 2014

      Indonesia becomes latest EM to tap eurobond market

      Indonesia has become the latest emerging economy country to tap the euro debt market, as it looks to diversify its...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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