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Nilufar Rizki

Indonesia rescue teams scour sea for crashed plane amid poor weather

Jan 09 2021

JAKARTA, Jan 10 Indonesian ships with rescue divers and equipment to detect signals from a flight recorder resumed the search on Sunday for a Sriwijaya Air jet believed to have crashed into the sea minutes after takeoff from the Indonesian capital Jakarta.

Indonesia police hunt suspected militants after four killed on island

Nov 28 2020

JAKARTA Police in Indonesia were on Saturday hunting suspected militants accused of killing four people said by rights groups to be Christians, beheading one and burning down their homes.

Indonesia cancels haj pilgrimage over coronavirus concerns

Jun 02 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia has cancelled the haj pilgrimage this year for people in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation due to concerns over the coronavirus, the religious affairs minister said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia c.bank cuts rates as virus risks mount, trims outlook

Feb 20 2020

* GDP growth cut to 5.0%-5.4%, from 5.1%-5.5% due to virus impact

Indonesia's fourth-quarter GDP growth weakest in three years, more rate cuts seen

Feb 05 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in three years in the final quarter of 2019 as investment, spending and exports weakened despite government efforts to bolster Southeast Asia's largest economy from a slowdown in global demand.

Indonesia central bank holds rates, sees economic cycle past worst

Jan 23 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank kept interest rates unchanged at its first policy meeting of the year, saying the country's economic cycle had passed its lowest point though it left the door open for further "accommodative" policies when conditions allow.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia c.bank holds rates, easing cycle seen continuing in 2020

Dec 19 2019

JAKARTA, Dec 19 Indonesia's central bank kept interest rates unchanged at its final policy meeting for 2019, though it reiterated a commitment to maintain accommodative policy next year to support Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

UPDATE 2-Indonesia c.bank boosts bank liquidity by $1.8 bln; holds rates

Nov 21 2019

* RRR cuts give 26 trln rupiah ($1.8 bln) liquidity boost to banks

UPDATE 1 -Indonesia makes 4th straight rate cut to help lift sluggish growth

Oct 24 2019

JAKARTA, Oct 24 Indonesia's central bank stepped up efforts to boost Southeast Asia's largest economy on Thursday by cutting its benchmark interest rate for the fourth time in four months, while saying growth in the third quarter may be slower than expected.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia makes 3rd rate cut since July, eases lending rules

Sep 19 2019

* C.bank has rolled back 75 bps of 2018's 175 bps in rate hikes

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