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Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted

02 Aug 2019

JAKARTA A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwellers fleeing to higher ground and panicking people in the capital Jakarta. | Video

RPT-SoftBank-backed Tokopedia bets on logistics, AI for Indonesia growth

29 Jul 2019

JAKARTA, July 26 Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia is investing in two logistics companies and using artificial intelligence to predict buying behavior as part of an effort to speed delivery and slash shipping costs in the world's biggest archipelago.

SoftBank-backed Tokopedia bets on logistics, AI for Indonesia growth

26 Jul 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia is investing in two logistics companies and using artificial intelligence to predict buying behaviour as part of an effort to speed delivery and slash shipping costs in the world's biggest archipelago.

Indonesian rallies were coordinated to cause chaos, says president's chief of staff

29 May 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian authorities believe different groups coordinated plans to exploit political rallies last week to cause chaos, which included a bid to create "martyrs" by shooting protesters, President Joko Widodo's chief of staff said.

Resolving trade war is key to boosting emerging markets: Indonesia central bank governor

28 May 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank governor said on Tuesday he hopes face-to-face talks in a month between the Chinese and U.S. leaders would cool trade tensions, paving the way for a return of capital flows into emerging markets, including Indonesia.

Explainer: How a dispute over Indonesia's election is likely to unfold

21 May 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won last month's presidential poll, an official count showed, but the refusal of his opponent Prabowo Subianto to concede defeat has triggered the prospect of both a legal challenge and street protests.

Explainer: How a dispute over Indonesia's election is likely to unfold

21 May 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won last month's presidential poll, an official count showed, but the refusal of his opponent Prabowo Subianto to concede defeat has triggered the prospect of both a legal challenge and street protests.

Indonesians to vote in world's biggest single-day election

14 Apr 2019

JAKARTA Tens of millions of Indonesians will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections this week after campaigns focused on the economy, but with political Islam looming ever larger in the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation.

After reality check, Indonesia's 'new face' in politics seeks second term

14 Apr 2019

JAKARTA When Indonesian President Joko Widodo was elected five years ago, the former furniture salesman seemed to offer a clean break from the military and political elite that had clung to power since the fall of strongman ruler Suharto in 1998.

Indonesia opposition says could challenge discrepancies in voter list

01 Apr 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's opposition said on Monday it had uncovered data irregularities affecting millions of people in the election rolls and vowed to take legal action, or use "people power", if its complaints were not resolved.

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