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News Indonesia: Indonesia kicks off presidential race as currency slumps

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/indonesia-kicks-off-presidential-race-currency-slumps-210028280.html
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election in April kicked off Sunday, pitting incumbent Joko Widodo against a former military general in the race to lead the world's third-biggest democracy. O...

News Indonesia: Indonesia presidential contenders vow peaceful campaign

News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/indonesia-presidential-contenders-vow-peaceful-campaign/2018/09/23/37bcac7a-beeb-11e8-8243-f3ae9c99658a_story.html
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Campaigning for Indonesia’s presidential election has officially begun with the two contenders releasing white doves and vowing a peaceful race as concerns simmer the campaign wil...

News Indonesia: Luhut envisions Bali as marine tourism hub for eastern Indonesia - ANTARA

News source: https://en.antaranews.com/news/118830/luhut-envisions-bali-as-marine-tourism-hub-for-eastern-indonesia
Publicated on: Sunday 23 September 2018

ANTARALuhut envisions Bali as marine tourism hub for eastern IndonesiaANTARAThe expansion of the Benoa Tourist Port of Bali has apparently conjured to the vision of Bali as marine tourism center especially for Eastern Indonesia. Luhut said Bali, the country`s largest tourism asset, is highly potential to become a marina ...

News Indonesia: A call to the boss: Indonesia contends with aggressive Chinese online lenders

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/call-boss-indonesia-contends-aggressive-chinese-online-lenders-081210885--sector.html
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

JAKARTA/BEIJING (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities have generally opened their arms to fintech companies offering online loans in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, viewing them as a way of getting cre...

News Indonesia: Indonesia kicks off presidential race as currency slumps - The Borneo Post

News source: http://www.theborneopost.com/2018/09/23/indonesia-kicks-off-presidential-race-as-currency-slumps/
Publicated on: Sunday 23 September 2018

The Borneo PostIndonesia kicks off presidential race as currency slumpsThe Borneo PostCampaigning for Indonesia's presidential election in April kicked off Sunday, pitting incumbent Joko Widodo against a former military general in the race to lead the world's third-biggest democracy. Opinion polls show Widodo, whose down-to-earth style ...and more »

News Indonesia: Indonesia may ease tax rates to stem rupiah slide

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/indonesia-may-ease-tax-rates-to-stem-rupiah-slide
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

The sharp drop in the rupiah, caused by a widening current account deficit and further weakened by US-China trade tensions, has prompted Indonesia to mull over measures to stem a further slide. The cu...

News Indonesia: Pakistan to test waters in fashion trade with Indonesia - Jakarta Post

News source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/09/22/pakistan-to-test-waters-in-fashion-trade-with-indonesia.html
Publicated on: Sunday 23 September 2018

Jakarta PostPakistan to test waters in fashion trade with IndonesiaJakarta PostPakistan seeks to tap into Indonesia's market as it gears up to participate at Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) for the first time next month. Pakistani womenswear label Zuria Dor is slated to present a collection on Oct. 20, marking the country's debut at ...

News Indonesia: Indonesia's Widodo has edge in bid for second presidential term

News source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/Indonesia-s-Widodo-has-edge-in-bid-for-second-presidential-term
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

JAKARTA -- Campaigning for Indonesia's April 2019 presidential election began on Sunday, with the incumbent, Joko Widodo, aiming for a second term. Preparing for the campaign, the two candidates ...

News Indonesia: Meet The Other Kate Middleton, A New Zealand Freediving Record Holder - The Inquisitr

News source: https://www.inquisitr.com/5084043/meet-the-other-kate-middleton-a-new-zealand-freediving-record-holder/
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

The InquisitrMeet The Other Kate Middleton, A New Zealand Freediving Record HolderThe InquisitrBorn in 1987, Middleton now lives on the Indonesian island of Gili Trawangan where she owns the Freedive Gili Shop and Gili Yoga in a location that resembles paradise. Middleton also now teaches and certifies yoga teachers in her little slice of heaven.

News Indonesia: Indonesia halts new palm oil plantation development

News source: http://www.asiaone.com/asia/indonesia-halts-new-palm-oil-plantation-development
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on all new palm oil plantation development, an official said Thursday, in a move hailed by environmentalists. The moratorium effectively halts any new lan...

News Indonesia: Indonesia's Widodo has edge in bid for second presidential term - Nikkei Asian Review

News source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/Indonesia-s-Widodo-has-edge-in-bid-for-second-presidential-term
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Nikkei Asian ReviewIndonesia's Widodo has edge in bid for second presidential termNikkei Asian ReviewJAKARTA -- Campaigning for Indonesia's April 2019 presidential election began on Sunday, with the incumbent, Joko Widodo, aiming for a second term. Preparing for the campaign, the two candidates smiled and shook hands at the election commission in ...and more »

News Indonesia: Indonesia's V-P contender Sandiaga Uno hits out at Jokowi's rupiah rout policy

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/indonesias-vp-contender-sandiaga-uno-hits-out-at-jokowis-rupiah-rout-policy
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - Indonesia's upcoming election will be fought on the economy and jobs with the country's ailing currency set to be a key issue, according to vice-president candidate Sandiaga Uno ...

News Indonesia: Indonesia presidential election campaign kicks off - The Malaysian Insight

News source: https://www.themalaysianinsight.com/s/97995
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Indonesia presidential election campaign kicks offThe Malaysian InsightCAMPAIGNING for Indonesia's presidential election next April kicks off today, pitting incumbent Joko Widodo against a former military general in the race to lead the world's third-biggest democracy. Opinion polls showed Joko, better known as Jokowi ...

News Indonesia: Indonesia imposes moratorium on new palm oil plantations

News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/indonesia-imposes-moratorium-on-new-palm-oil-plantations/2018/09/20/e931ad6a-bcd0-11e8-8243-f3ae9c99658a_story.html
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s president has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations, an official said Thursday, in a blow to an industry blamed ...

News Indonesia: Rupiah Set for Central Bank Relief as RBNZ Puts Pressure on Kiwi - Bloomberg

News source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-23/rupiah-set-for-central-bank-relief-as-rbnz-puts-pressure-on-kiwi
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

BloombergRupiah Set for Central Bank Relief as RBNZ Puts Pressure on KiwiBloombergIn contrast, 23 of 31 economists surveyed by Bloomberg expect Indonesia to raise rates by 25 basis points on Sept. 27, while six are calling for 50 basis points of tightening. Officials have already raised rates by 125 basis points since May and ...and more »

News Indonesia: Indonesia wrong to reject Nas Daily's visa

News source: http://www.asiaone.com/asia/indonesia-wrong-reject-nas-dailys-visa
Publicated on: Saturday 15 September 2018

"Dear Indonesia […]It is with a heavy heart I announce that I am denied from visiting your country." So begins the sad viral letter posted recently by one of Facebook's most popular "vloggers", the Mu...

News Indonesia: Dozens of ex-graft convicts to run in Indonesia elections - The News International

News source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/371884-dozens-of-ex-graft-convicts-to-run-in-indonesia-elections
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Dozens of ex-graft convicts to run in Indonesia electionsThe News InternationalThe decision came after Indonesia´s electoral agency tried to block their eligibility. “We were actually against this, but since the Supreme Court gave them the green light to run, there´s nothing we can do,” General Elections Commission head Arief ...

News Indonesia: Man criticises Indonesia for denying vlogger Nas Daily a visa

News source: http://theindependent.sg/man-criticises-indonesia-for-denying-vlogger-nas-daily-a-visa/
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Writer Niruban Balachandran, who invited “Nas Daily” vlogger Nuseir Yassin (Nas) to Indonesia, says that it was wrong for the blogger to have been denied a visa to visit the country.

News Indonesia: Indonesia Stands By 2014 Poll - Fiji Sun Online

News source: http://fijisun.com.fj/2018/09/23/indonesia-stands-by-2014-poll/
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Indonesia Stands By 2014 PollFiji Sun OnlineAustralian High Commissioner to Fiji John Feakes, Attorney-General and Minister for Economy. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Indian High Commissioner to Fiji Vishvas Sapkal and Indonesian Ambassador to Fiji Benjamin Scott Carnadi during the signing of Terms of ...

News Indonesia: Dozens of ex-graft convicts to run in Indonesia elections

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-ph/news/world/dozens-of-ex-graft-convicts-to-run-in-indonesia-elections/ar-AAAt7DI
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Dozens of Indonesians who served jail time for corruption are set to run for public office, the country’s electoral agency said Friday, as the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation kicks off campaign...

News Indonesia: 'My ovaries are exploding' – Indonesian fans' sexually charged comments to Jonatan Christie spark male harassment ... - South China Morning Post

News source: https://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/2165332/my-ovaries-are-exploding-indonesian-fans-sexually-charged-comments
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

South China Morning Post'My ovaries are exploding' – Indonesian fans' sexually charged comments to Jonatan Christie spark male harassment ...South China Morning PostThe Indonesian fans at the Jakarta Asian Games badminton arena were already ear-drum-bursting loud. But when local hero Jonatan Christie displayed a ripped torso while changing his sweat-soaked shirt between sets against Hong Kong's Vincent Wong, ...

News Indonesia: Winners: 4th PropertyGuru Indonesia Property Awards 2018

News source: http://www.property-report.com/detail/-/blogs/winners-list-4th-propertyguru-indonesia-property-awards-20-5
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

The 4th annual PropertyGuru Indonesia Property Awards 2018, presented by Kohler, handed out more than 30 awards, celebrating the country's best real estate companies, projects and townships of the yea...