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Bitcoin use under scrutiny in Indonesian island of Bali

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JAKARTA/KUTA, Indonesia Indonesian authorities are investigating the use of bitcoin in the holiday island of Bali, amid warnings by the central bank in Southeast Asia's biggest economy over the risks posed by virtual currencies, an official said.

Bitcoin use under scrutiny in Indonesian island of Bali 7:56am GMT

JAKARTA/KUTA, Indonesia, Jan 19 Indonesian authorities are investigating the use of bitcoin in the holiday island of Bali, amid warnings by the central bank in Southeast Asia's biggest economy over the risks posed by virtual currencies, an official said.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Indonesia c.bank holds rates, to accelerate reserve rules 18 Jan 2018

JAKARTA, Jan 18 Indonesia's central bank on Thursday kept its key interest rate unchanged, as expected, but pledged to accelerate planned changes of rules on reserve requirements, to give banks more liquidity and encourage them to invest money.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia c.bank holds rates, to accelerate reserve rules 18 Jan 2018

JAKARTA, Jan 18 Indonesia's central bank on Thursday kept its key interest rate unchanged, as expected, but pledged to accelerate planned changes of rules on reserve requirements, to give banks more liquidity and encourage them to invest money.

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Google, Temasek investing in Indonesia's Go-Jek as ride-hailing rivalry deepens: sources 18 Jan 2018

SINGAPORE Google, Singapore investor Temasek and China's Meituan-Dianping are investing in Go-Jek as part of a $1.2 billion fundraising round, bolstering the Indonesian ride-hailing firm in its battle with deep-pocketed rivals Grab and Uber, sources said.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia completes contract amendments with coal miners 17 Jan 2018

JAKARTA, Jan 17 Indonesia's mining ministry on Wednesday signed amended contracts with 18 coal mining companies, including PT Adaro Indonesia, as part of a shift towards a new mining permit system it expects to boost government revenue.

Indonesia sends military to help fight health crisis in Papua 17 Jan 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia is deploying military paramedics to carry food and vaccines to a remote part of its easternmost province of Papua, where reports say at least 61 infants died from malnutrition and diseases such as measles.

Indonesia sends military to help fight health crisis in Papua 17 Jan 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia is deploying military paramedics to carry food and vaccines to a remote part of its easternmost province of Papua, where reports say at least 61 infants died from malnutrition and diseases such as measles.

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Indonesia bourse holds minute silence for injured after floor collapse 16 Jan 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia's stock exchange held a minute silence at the start of trading on Tuesday for more than 70 people injured when a mezzanine floor in the building suddenly collapsed.

Indonesia exchange walkway collapse due to 'building failure' - initial report 16 Jan 2018

JAKARTA Loose or corroded joints may have caused the sudden collapse of a mezzanine floor at the Indonesian Stock Exchange building this week that sent visiting students plunging to the ground, a preliminary report by the public works ministry has found.

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As clock ticks, Senate scrambles to avert U.S. government shutdown

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate raced to avert a government shutdown on Friday ahead of a midnight deadline with no agreement on funding in sight and both parties squabbling over who is to blame for the impasse. | Video