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6.6-magnitude quake hits Indonesia's Sulawesi: USGS

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

29 May 2017 11:11PM (Updated: 29 May 2017 11:20PM )

JAKARTA: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Monday, US seismologists said. 50 more words

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Indonesia finance minister says growth above 5.6% is 'critical'

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Indonesia’s Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said boosting economic growth above 5.6 per cent in 2018 is “very critical” and she hopes the government won’t need to cut spending this year to keep the budget deficit in check. 309 more words

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Indonesia's GDP growth seen edging up in Q1 on higher exports

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

JAKARTA (REUTERS) – Indonesia’s economy is expected to have grown slightly faster in the first quarter of 2017, thanks to improved exports, a Reuters poll showed. 211 more words

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Indonesia's oldest man dies at 146

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JAKARTA: The man who at 146 years of age was assumed to be the oldest living person in Indonesia has died.

Sodimejo – also known as Mbah Gotho – from Sragen, Solo in Central Java, reportedly died on Sunday (Apr 30) after being admitted to Sragen Hospital two days ago. 173 more words

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Majority has spoken in election of new Jakarta governor

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

JAKARTA – The majority has spoken in choosing a new governor for Indonesia’s capital who is almost the complete opposite of the incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, better known by his Hakka nickname Ahok. 677 more words

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Trade likely a top issue on Pence's Indonesian trip

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JAKARTA • Indonesia is seeking to stay out of United States President Donald Trump’s bad books, using a visit by his deputy, Mr Mike Pence, next week to reassure him on its commitment to free and fair trade. 579 more words

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Indonesia's police kill 6 suspected Islamic State militants

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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s police shot dead six suspected Islamic State (IS)-linked militants in a gunfight on Java island over the weekend, a police spokesman said on Sunday (Apr 9). 195 more words

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