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Rieka Rahadiana

PREVIEW-Indonesia c.bank may pause on rates as economic goals on track

May 07 2014

JAKARTA, May 7 Indonesia's central bank is expected to keep interest rates unchanged at its meeting on Thursday, as it gives more time to tightening policies taken earlier to filter through the economy.

Indonesia first-quarter growth slowest in 4 years as political risks loom

May 05 2014

JAKARTA Indonesia's economy grew at its slowest in more than four years in the first quarter as a mineral export ban, successive interest rate rises and uncertainty over upcoming presidential elections unnerved investors.

Drunk passenger triggers hijack alert on Australian flight to Bali

Apr 25 2014

JAKARTA The pilot of a Virgin Australia plane flying from Brisbane to the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on Friday reported a hijacking attempt after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit, an Indonesian transport official said.

Indonesia election count suggests tougher ride for presidential hopeful Jokowi

Apr 09 2014

JAKARTA Indonesia's likely next leader may have a bumpier-than-expected route to the presidential palace after early counting in Wednesday's parliamentary vote suggested his party will have to cut a deal with other parties to get him there in a July poll.

Indonesia election count suggests tougher ride for presidential hopeful Jokowi

Apr 09 2014

JAKARTA Indonesia's likely next leader may have a bumpier-than-expected route to the presidential palace after early counting in Wednesday's parliamentary vote suggested his party will have to cut a deal with other parties to get him there in a July poll.

Indonesia central bank holds rates steady as pressures ease

Apr 08 2014

JAKARTA Bank Indonesia kept its benchmark reference rate steady for a fifth straight month, as expected, helped by a narrowing in the country's current-account deficit.

Nationalism takes centre stage in Indonesia's election campaign

Mar 30 2014

JAKARTA Dressed in the style of Indonesia's first leader, even using replica 1950s microphones, presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto roared to thousands of supporters at a recent rally in the capital: "Indonesia cannot be bought".

Nationalism takes centre stage in Indonesia's election campaign

Mar 30 2014

JAKARTA Dressed in the style of Indonesia's first leader, even using replica 1950s microphones, presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto roared to thousands of supporters at a recent rally in the capital: "Indonesia cannot be bought".

Nationalism takes centre stage in Indonesia's election campaign

Mar 30 2014

JAKARTA Dressed in the style of Indonesia's first leader, even using replica 1950s microphones, presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto roared to thousands of supporters at a recent rally in the capital: "Indonesia cannot be bought".

PREVIEW-Indonesia may post trade surplus on stronger commodity prices

Mar 28 2014

JAKARTA, March 28 Indonesia is likely to post a modest trade surplus in February, which could relieve some pressure on the country's beleaguered currency, while inflation eases on lower food prices.

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