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  • Dengue fever forces Indonesian to withdraw from worlds

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's miserable luck with injuries has continued with Simon Santoso the latest shuttler forced to withdraw from next week's world championships in Denmark after contracting dengue fever. The world number eight, who won the...
  • In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - 'Open data' - the trove of data-sets made publicly available by governments, organizations and businesses - isn't normally linked to high-wire politics, but just may have saved last month's Indonesian presidential elections from...
  • Shambolic election campaign leaves Indonesia's president-elect much to prove

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - When he was nominated in March as a candidate for Indonesia's presidential election, polls showed Joko "Jokowi" Widodo had a 30-point lead over the man who would become his main challenger, former army general Prabowo Subianto.  But...
  • Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

    RANAI Indonesia (Reuters) - The word "sleepy" could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago. It has few cars and only two sets of traffic lights. The cloud-wreathed mountain looming...
  • Indonesia president-elect to announce cabinet in early October

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Joko Widodo will announce his cabinet team in early October, according to a senior adviser to the president-elect, as he steps up preparations to become the next leader of the world's third largest democracy. All eyes are...
  • Rising North American plane demand boosts leasing market: BOC Aviation

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A pick-up in North America's aviation market is providing a boost for the leasing industry as demand from Southeast Asian airlines starts to slow, according to the head of BOC Aviation, Asia's second-biggest aircraft lessor. "Now,...
  • Suspects in death of Chicago woman in Bali on suicide watch: police

    Suspects in death of Chicago woman in Bali on suicide watch: police
    A Chicago area teenager and her boyfriend are on suicide watch on the Indonesian resort island of Bali as police hold them as suspects in the murder of the woman's mother, whose battered body was found in a suitcase, authorities said. No charges have...
  • America's cartoon cat Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

    * Television serial version of Garfield created on Batam island * Southeast Asian film industry is growing * Region still "very new to media game" - studio head By Eveline Danubrata and Caroline Ng JAKARTA/SINGAPORE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The comic strip...
  • Coming apart: regulators' sweep threatens auto parts business model

    NAGOYA Japan/TOKYO (Reuters) - When a Japanese carmaker issued a tender for shock absorbers a few years ago for a model it planned to sell in Indonesia, two suppliers came back with bids that were "so obviously coordinated," said an executive at the...
  • Behind Indonesia mining deal, newly minted minister and U.S. mining legend

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - As negotiations to resolve an increasingly bitter dispute over Indonesian mining rules teetered on the brink of collapse, the chairman of Freeport-McMoRan Inc James "Jim Bob" Moffett flew to Jakarta for last-ditch talks. Indonesia'...
  • Witnesses in Bali suitcase murder say mother and daughter argued in lobby

    Witnesses in Bali suitcase murder say mother and daughter argued in lobby
    An American woman whose body was found in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali and her daughter were seen arguing in the lobby of their hotel, police said on Friday, as a U.S. attorney headed to Indonesia to advise the teen. Heather Mack, 19, and...
  • Indonesia's president-elect hopes for fuel price rise before October

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo said on Friday he would like to see the outgoing president increase fuel prices before he starts his five-year term in October, a move that would help ease ballooning government subsidy costs....