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Second EU-Indonesia Trade Negotiations in Bali

Indonesia and the European Union (EU) held the second round of negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), on January 24-27 in Denpasar, Bali. Iman Pambagyo, director-general of international trade negotiation at the Ministry of Trade, said the negotiations would serve as the basis for future discussions.

"This round…

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Myanmar to Observe Indonesian Democracy and Pluralism

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi invites Myanmar to learn about democratization, reconciliation, and pluralism from Indonesia. "Solving the issue in Rakhine requires an inclusive economic development," said the minister as she hosted Myanmar's Information Minister Pe Myint and 30 delegates at the Pancasila Building in Jakarta, January 25.

At the meeting,…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

Rebranding Basuki

The BasukiDjarot campaign team is working on Muslim voters who casted their ballots for Agus Harimurti in East and South Jakarta. Religious pilgrimages are being offered to attract them.

Speaking to about 200 residents of Cipinang, Tubagus Ace Hasan Syadzily joked about voter fears of giving their voice for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), the incumbent Jakarta governor who happens to be a Christian.