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Indonesian police smash plot to plant bomb in mosque

Police of Indonesia’s Central Kalimantan province have arrested a terror suspect, who had placed a homemade bomb inside the Nurul Yaqin Mosque, Kuala Pembuang, Pembuang Hilir, Indonesia’s Antara news agency reported.
Indonesia, UAE sign 16 cooperation deals World

Indonesia, UAE sign 16 cooperation deals

Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed 16 cooperation agreements, including five government-to-government deals and 11 businesses-to-business ones.
Indonesia speeds up capital city move World

Indonesia speeds up capital city move

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on December 18 that he had ordered his Cabinet to speed up a 32.79 billion USD project to move the capital city from Jakarta to Borneo island so that the new "Silicon Valley"-like city could be ready by 2023, a year earlier than the government's original estimate.
Indonesia to build silicon valley-modeled capital World

Indonesia to build silicon valley-modeled capital

Indonesia’s new capital city will be modelled on Silicon Valley, a base for tech and creative companies, besides hosting the government apparatus, according to Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
Indonesian minister confirms location of new capital World

Indonesian minister confirms location of new capital

Indonesian Minister of Agriculture and Land Planning Sofyan Djalil was cited by local media as saying on August 22 that the country’s new capital would be built in East Kalimantan province on Borneo island.