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

Apr 14 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

Apr 14 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

Apr 01 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.

Indonesia nickel boom on track to overshadow palm oil: investment chief

Mar 27 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's nickel-related industries such as the production of stainless steel and battery materials are set to surpass the value of its second-biggest export earner, palm oil, in the next 10 to 15 years, its investment board chief said on Wednesday.

Indonesia president's campaign chief warns on fake news, undecided voters

Feb 27 2019

JAKARTA The head of Indonesian President Joko Widodo's re-election campaign said on Wednesday supporters should not be complacent over the incumbent's lead in opinion polls, given the high number of undecided voters and threat of fake news.

Indonesia to tap nickel laterite, make batteries to become EV hub

Feb 22 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia plans to start processing its rich supplies of nickel laterite ore for use in lithium batteries on the way to becoming a global hub for producing and exporting electric vehicles (EVs) to Asia and beyond, a senior minister told Reuters.

RPT-"Innocent bystanders": Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

Oct 14 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Oct 14 After suffering months of capital outflows, policy makers from emerging markets attending IMF-World Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message for leading economies: current monetary and trade policies risk undermining us all.

Egypt minister sees no threats attached to China investment

Oct 14 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Egypt is only accepting Chinese investments in projects that are mutually beneficial, its investment minister said on Sunday, amid growing scepticism in some countries about risks tied to 'Belt and Road' investments.

'Innocent bystanders': Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

Oct 14 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia After suffering months of capital outflows, policy makers from emerging markets attending IMF-World Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message for leading economies: current monetary and trade policies risk undermining us all.    

Egypt looks to tap Asian debt markets under debt restructuring

Oct 13 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Egypt is considering issuing bonds in currencies other than the euro and the U.S. dollar after launching a roadshow in Asia, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait told Reuters on Saturday, as the government steps up efforts to improve its debt structure.

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