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Bernadette Christina Munthe

Jan 12 2017

Indonesia eases export ban on nickel ore, bauxite

JAKARTA Indonesia introduced new rules on Thursday that will allow exports of nickel ore and bauxite and concentrates of other minerals under certain conditions in a sweeping policy shift by the key global supplier.

Jan 05 2017

Australia, Indonesia seek to patch up wounds over military row

SYDNEY/JAKARTA Indonesia and Australia sought to calm tensions on Thursday after Indonesia's military suspended ties because of "insulting" teaching material found at an Australian base that questioned Jakarta's sovereignty in Papua province.

Dec 13 2016

Indonesia's Pertamina may sign deal with Iran for 2017 LPG imports

JAKARTA State energy company Pertamina [PERTM.UL] may sign a deal to import Iranian liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in 2017 when Indonesia's president visits the country this week, company officials said on Tuesday.

Dec 01 2016

Indonesia tightens security before protest against Jakarta governor

JAKARTA More than 100,000 Indonesians are expected to rally on Friday to call for the arrest of the Christian governor of the capital, Jakarta, for alleged blasphemy, as police staged drills and prepared water cannon after violence at a protest last month.

Nov 30 2016

Labor abuses found at Indonesian palm plantations supplying global companies: Amnesty

JAKARTA Global consumer companies, including Unilever, Nestle, Kellogg and Procter & Gamble, have sourced palm oil from Indonesian plantations where labor abuses were uncovered, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

Nov 29 2016

Labour abuses found at Indonesian palm plantations supplying global companies - Amnesty

JAKARTA Global consumer companies, including Unilever, Nestle, Kellogg and Procter & Gamble, have sourced palm oil from Indonesian plantations where labour abuses were uncovered, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

Nov 29 2016

Labour abuses found at Indonesian palm plantations supplying global companies -Amnesty

JAKARTA, Nov 30 Global consumer companies, including Unilever, Nestle, Kellogg and Procter & Gamble, have sourced palm oil from Indonesian plantations where labour abuses were uncovered, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

Nov 16 2016

Indonesia police to pursue blasphemy case against capital's Christian governor as tension simmers

JAKARTA Indonesian police said on Wednesday they will investigate a blasphemy complaint by Muslim groups against the Christian governor of Jakarta, amid simmering religious and ethnic tension in the world's largest Muslim-majority country. | Video

Nov 10 2016

Jakarta governor slips in polls after hardline Islamist protest

JAKARTA The governor of Indonesia's capital Jakarta, the first ethnic Chinese and Christian in the job, is losing support in his bid for reelection as allegations that he insulted the Koran increasingly put off Muslim voters.

Sep 22 2016

Indonesia ends oil exploration taxes in bid to revive investment

JAKARTA Indonesia said on Thursday it will eliminate taxes on oil and gas exploration this week in an effort to bolster investment in the country's flagging oil and gas sector.

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