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Strongman vies with 'people's president' to lead Indonesia

Apr 16, 2019

About 193 million Indonesians are eligible to vote in a presidential election that will decide who leads a nation that's an outpost of democracy in a neighborhood of authoritarian governments

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Some overseas Indonesians may vote again after fraud claim

Apr 16, 2019

Indonesia's Election Supervision Agency says about 320,000 overseas voters in neighboring Malaysia's biggest city should vote again in presidential and legislative elections after finding evidence that postal ballots had been tampered with

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Recovery falters in Indonesian city broken by quake disaster

Apr 15, 2019

Six months after Indonesia's Palu was ripped apart by an earthquake, tsunami and liquefying soil that killed thousands, a second crisis is looming as recovery efforts stumble

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Indonesians flock to final presidential campaign rallies

Apr 13, 2019

Tens of thousands of Indonesians have flocked to presidential campaign rallies ahead of a final debate between the two candidates

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Indonesia to probe warehouse of ballots in Malaysia

Apr 11, 2019

Indonesia's Election Commission says it is sending officials to investigate after videos circulated online of thousands of voting papers for next week's polls scattered throughout a warehouse in neighboring Malaysia

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Indonesia asks 10 years prison for Pole charged with treason

Apr 11, 2019

Indonesian prosecutors are demanding 10-year prison sentences for a Polish globetrotter and a Papuan student who were charged with treason after meeting with independence supporters in the troubled Papua region

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Indonesians wrestle with voting choices and giant ballots

Apr 10, 2019

When Indonesians vote in presidential and legislative elections next week, they'll be wrestling with choices affecting their country's future, and ballots as big as posters

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More Indonesians join cases against Boeing after CEO apology

Apr 9, 2019

More families of victims of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia are suing Boeing after its chief executive apologized and said a software update for the MAX 8 jet would prevent further disasters

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Indonesia president has big poll lead as election nears

Apr 5, 2019

Opinion surveys two weeks ahead of presidential and legislative elections show Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his ruling coalition maintaining a large lead over rivals

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Worsening air pollution reducing lifespans in Indonesia

Mar 29, 2019

Researchers say Indonesia's air quality has deteriorated from among the cleanest in the world to one of the most polluted over the past 2 decades, shaving 5 years from life expectancy in some regions

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