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Indonesian leader plans powerful "kitchen cabinet" to bolster reforms

Nov 22, 2014

Indonesian leader plans powerful "kitchen cabinet" to bolster reforms

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's new president, Joko Widodo, aims to tighten his control over a potentially unruly cabinet with the introduction next
Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians in crackdown on illegal fishing

Nov 20, 2014

Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians in crackdown on illegal fishing

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Wednesday detained 200 Malaysians found fishing illegally in its waters, as it moves to stem billions of dollars in
Indonesian police urged to halt virginity tests of women as recruiting mandate

Nov 18, 2014

Indonesian police urged to halt virginity tests of women as recruiting mandate

Jakarta: Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged Indonesia's national police to halt "discriminatory" virginity tests for women applying to
Tsunami warning issued after 7.3 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Nov 15, 2014

Tsunami warning issued after 7.3 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

 Jakarta: A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia on Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning for
Indonesia quake sparks tsunami warning, no major damage

Nov 15, 2014

Indonesia quake sparks tsunami warning, no major damage

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 was recorded off the Moluccas in Indonesia on Saturday, the national disaster
As Obama visits Asia, old alliances face new strains in face of China's influence

Nov 08, 2014

As Obama visits Asia, old alliances face new strains in face of China's influence

WASHINGTON/JAKARTA (Reuters) - In November 2011, with the Arab Spring uprisings in full tilt and Europe rocked by a debt crisis, President Barack
British banker in court over grisly Hong Kong double murder

Nov 03, 2014

British banker in court over grisly Hong Kong double murder

, listing the other as an unknown female. At least one of the women was Indonesian, the government in Jakarta said.Jutting, a Cambridge graduate, showed no
Indonesian president appoints technocrats to top economic posts

Oct 27, 2014

Indonesian president appoints technocrats to top economic posts

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Sunday assigned professional technocrats to lead the top economic ministries and implement
Indonesian president close to finalising cabinet, expands team

Oct 24, 2014

Indonesian president close to finalising cabinet, expands team

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has finalised "99 percent" of his cabinet, quickly filling gaps in his ministerial
Indonesia president to make new cabinet picks after 8 rejected

Oct 22, 2014

Indonesia president to make new cabinet picks after 8 rejected

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who won election on a vow of clean government, said on Wednesday he would have to find new