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Indonesia resumes construction of sea wall to protect Jakarta

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In what could be a role model for Bangkok, the Indonesian government decided to resume with the planned construction of a sea wall plus...
Indonesia plans emergency law to allow foreigners buy property

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The Indonesian government is proposing an emergency law - similar to a president's decree - to end a lengthy limbo in reforming the country's...
Singapore costliest, KL cheapest city for expats in ASEAN

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Singapore remains the most expensive city for expats in the Association for Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, according to the 2016 Cost of Living...
Gone with a bang: Lights out in Jakarta’s largest red-light district

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Bulldozers on February 29 penetrated into North Jakarta's notorious red-light district of Kalijodo and started banging on the first dozens of buildings with the...
Suicide bombing terror back in Southeast Asia – Islamic State claims responsibility

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Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a Starbucks cafe in downtown Jakarta on January 14 while gunmen attacked a police post nearby, next...
Philippines, Indonesia, Laos block ASEAN open sky agreement

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Only a few days after the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) the idea of airlines from ASEAN member states flying freely throughout...
Inequality in Indonesia rose to record high

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Inequality in Indonesia has reached historical high, a World Bank report released in Jakarta on December 8 revealed. The country's Gini coefficient, which measures...
Indonesia, Malaysia to create OPEC-like palm oil price cartel

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Indonesia and Malaysia. the world's top palm oil producing nations, will create a new joint palm oil body tasked with stabilising prices and managing...
Malaysia, Singapore once again top Muslim travel index

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Malaysia and Singapore in the Global Muslim Travel Index 2015 (GMTI) once again made it to the top of the best Muslim travel destinations...
AirAsia aims at creating airport hubs in Southeast Asia

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Southeast Asia's biggest budget airline group AirAsia appears eager to invest or become a joint-venture partner in airport development to serve its burgeoning traffic...
Thailand, Philippines among countries with worst traffic globally

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Thailand and the Philippines are among the top 5 countries globally with the worst traffic conditions, according to a new ranking by online database Numbeo....
Go-Jek a mobility revolution for Jakarta

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Ranked as the city with the worst traffic by Castrol’s Stop-Start Index, Jakarta's congestion is a huge pain. For decades, the Indonesian government has...
AirAsia chief’s futile bid to become ASEAN Secretary-General

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Tony Fernandes, flamboyant Malaysian entrepreneur, co-founder and group chief executive of AirAsia Group and chairman of Tune Group, a Kuala Lumpur-based leisure and entertainment...
Indonesia struggles to take the brakes off slowing economy

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Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo believes that now is “the best time to invest” in the country despite its current economic problems. During his first...
Foreign property buyers can soon venture into Indonesia

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Foreigners and non-residents in Indonesia will soon be allowed to purchase and “own for lifetime” residential property, a new regulation that has been warmly...
Indonesia seeks Mideast tourists and investors, but confines destinations

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As part of an overall tourism offensive, Indonesia plans to increase the number of well-spending visitors from the Middle East and, at the same...
Indonesia tourism push: Focus on Jakarta, Bali, Batam, Bintan

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Indonesia will focus on Bali and islands near Singapore rather than developing more remote spots in the world’s largest archipelago, as it seeks to...
Qatar to help Indonesia shelter Rohingya migrants

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The wealthy Arab nation of Qatar on May 28 pledged $50 million to help Indonesia shelter Muslim Rohingya migrants from Myanmar, the official Qatar...