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Indonesia’s Blue Bird taxis steer towards IPO

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Who's ever been in Jakarta or other big cities in Indonesia will know and appreciate the iconic taxis of Blue Bird Group, the country's...
Chinese-Greek student wins Miss World Singapore

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Eighteen-year old Maria-Anna Zenieris, a Singapore student that is half-Chinese, half-Greek, won the Miss World Singapore beauty pageant held on July 28 in the...
Middle East airlines step up Indonesia flights

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Indonesia will get a number of new flight connections to and from the Middle East, with at least four airlines newly tapping into the...
Toyota builds new engine plant in Indonesia

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Toyota Motor Corp said on July 24 that it will spend $240 million to build a new engine plant in Indonesia near the capital...
Muslim beauty queens slammed with fatwa

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Four young Muslim women aged aged 19 to 23 years were forced to drop out from the finalist round of Miss Malaysia World 2013...
Indonesian airline Merpati Nusantara seeks investors

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Indonesia's state-owned airline Merpati Nusantara Airlines will sell between 30 and 35 per cent of its shares to domestic or foreign investors. The government...
Indonesia’s president scores high on social media

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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono made it to a celebrity on Twitter where he has gained nearly 2.7 million followers as of July 6...
Indonesia most risky stock market, says Morgan Stanley

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US-based investment firm Morgan Stanley said in a report on July 4 that it considers Indonesia's stock market to be the "most risky" in...
Burning questions for the palm oil industry

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The Sumatra forest fires that covered Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia even with hazardous haze over the past two weeks and caused an estimated damage...
Top 10 escapes from the Singapore haze

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Travel search site Skyscanner has taken a look at where Singaporeans fly in an attempt to escape the haze that covered the city state...
AirAsia’s Fernandes guns for Indonesia

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Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia Group, lives a double life these days. Half the time he spends in his “home,” the capital of Malaysia,...
Punks face off with Indonesia’s Shariah law

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“They will outlaw listening to that genre of music, that dress, and those actions... punishing by fine or by jailing. They will incentivise more...
GeothermalPowerStation1

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The investment agency of Indonesia's finance ministry will start a fund of around $302 million to finance the exploration of geothermal energy resources in...
Indonesia to raise fuel prices amid protests

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The Indonesian government in a late-night budget session on June 17 decided to heavily raise subsidised fuel prices, a highly unpopular move in the...
Few in ASEAN aware of upcoming integration (video)

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The majority of the 600-million population in ASEAN are unaware of upcoming changes in the ten-member bloc, especially about new measures that are intended...
Indonesia tourism fears Miss World closing

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Heated debates on the Miss World beauty pageant slated to be held in September 2013 in Indonesia have caused concerns that the country might...
Jakarta, a new Muslim fashion hub (video)video

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The world's most populous Muslim country, Indonesia, is working on raising its presence in the global fashion industry, but not in an ordinary way. The...
Thorium, the fuel for ASEAN’s future? (video)video

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Thorium-based nuclear power could soon be a new means of electricity generation in ASEAN if Indonesia pushes ahead with an envisaged Thorium reactor ready...