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Crocodile Mauls Indonesian To Death In Malaysia, Nephew Spots Victim

Nephew saw uncle’s head in the water before being pulled back into the river: Cops (Representational) Kuala Lumpur:  An Indonesian man has been mauled to death by a crocodile in …

Other Sports: Indonesia submits bid to host 2032 Olympics

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia has submitted a bid to host the 2032 Olympics, the state news agency said on Tuesday, after winning praise for hosting last year’s Asian Games, though …

2019 Nissan Livina makes world debut in Indonesia

The new 2019 Nissan Livina made its world debut in Indonesia today. Previously spied wearing very little disguise, the new Livina replaces an ageing model that’s struggling to compete in …

ConocoPhillips eyes Indonesia future with new Repsol discovery – Midland Reporter-Telegram

ConocoPhillips eyes Indonesia future with new Repsol discovery Midland Reporter-Telegram Spain's Repsol made a new gas discovery in Indonesia just a few miles from ConocoPhillips' operations,

US$76b fund gives contrarian call for Indonesia rate cut

JAKARTA (Feb 19): Indonesia’s central bank should signal interest-rate cuts to draw more foreign money into the nation’s bonds, according to a top emerging markets asset manager. The current-account deficit …

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Travel to europe the Islamic way

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Trips to European countries can be done while observing Islamic practices and can also introduce travellers to the close relationship between the Islamic world and Europe …

Taiwan`s percussion group performs at Salihara International Festival

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Taiwan`s Ju Percussion Group (JPG) performed in Komunitas Salihara Arts Center in Jakarta on Tuesday night as part of the Indonesian Salihara International Performing Arts Festival …

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Indonesia officially applies to host 2032 Olympic Games

Indonesia officially nominated itself as the 2032 Olympic Games host, with a letter signed by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) presented to Thomas Bach, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President in the …

Jokowi receives Liliyana Natsir at Merdeka Palace

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received Liliyana Natsir, a badminton athlete, who was just "hanging rackets," at the Merdeka Palace in Jakarta on Tuesday. President Jokowi, accompanied by Minister of State …

Football – Resignation is the best decision: PSSI chairman

North Sumatra Governor Edy Rahmayadi stressed that his decision to resign from the position of chairperson of the Indonesian Football Association (PSSI) is the best decision for the nation. "There …

Indonesia ready to compete in Asian cycling championship

Indonesia expressed readiness to compete in the Asian Cycling Championship (ACC), which will take place at Jakarta International Velodrome from 8 to 13 January 2019. "Our athletes are in good …

Soccer – Dismissal of coach Gomez not due to Persib`s failure

The sacking of Persib`s soccer coach Mario Gomez was not based on the failure of the team to win the Liga I or League One competition last match, commissioner of …

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News focus – Presidential debate lacked environmental focus By Fardah

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) – The second round of presidential election debate, held on Feb 17, 2019, was considered more interesting, but environmental NGOs were disappointed because major environmental issues, such …

Uno strives to boost economy of the people

Pasuruan, E Java, (ANTARA News) – Candidate for Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, Sandiaga Uno, will continue to strive to boost the economy of the people. In addition, …

Government always evaluates ministries` performance: Moeldoko

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) – Chief of Presidential Staff Moeldoko stressed that the Government`s Working Cabinet always evaluates the ministries` performance. “We evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency and in our place, …

General elections tend to be hostile: Mahfud MD

Cirebon, W Java, (ANTARA News) – Constitutional law expert Mahfud MD opined that the ongoing general election process tended to be hostile, as though it is no longer about selecting …

Drug traffickers target Indonesian millennial generation: House Speaker

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) – The drugs proxy war has targeted Indonesia`s millennial generation, as is indicated by increased smuggling of drugs into Indonesia, according to Speaker of the Indonesian House …