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  • Indonesia and Japan have signed a deal enabling exports of Japanese-made defense equipment as they try to boost cooperation amid China’s rising assertiveness in regional waters. Indonesia faces tensions in its exclusive economic zone in the waters north of the Natuna Islands with China.

SOURCE: YENI SAFAK


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INDO-PACIFIC:

  • Japan has expressed his hope to advance specific cooperation with Indonesia to concretise the Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy, amid concern over China’s activities in the regional waters. Both sides spoke highly of the importance of maintaining free and open navigation, while pledging to enhance close cooperation between Japan and ASEAN member states.

SOURCE: VIETNAM PLUS


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MYANMAR:

  • Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin have called for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to convene an emergency summit to discuss the turmoil in Myanmar. How much ASEAN can do to resolve the crisis remains to be seen, however.

SOURCES: THE DIPLOMAT


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ISRAEL:

  • Financial incentives reportedly offered to Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim majority nation, to recognise Israel, as Morocco, Sudan, UAE and Bahrein recently did.

SOURCE: JEWISH NEWS


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INDONESIA:

  • Indonesia has dismissed Israeli media allegations that the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country is seeking to establish diplomatic ties with the Tel Aviv regime, after Israel and Morocco agreed last week to normalize relations in a deal brokered by the United States. Indonesia has long been a staunch supporter of the Palestinian cause and statehood and has refused to communicate with Israel.

SOURCE: ABNA 24


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  • INDONESIA: Indonesia suffered a terrorist attack in a remote village in the country’s eastern province of Central Sulawesi that killed at least four people. Members of the Mujahidin Indonesia Timur (MIT), a terrorist group that supports ISIL, are suspected to be the attackers.

SOURCE: XINHUANET

 

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  • INDONESIA: The Indonesian Navy will move the headquarters of its combat squad to Natuna islands, bordering the South China Sea, most of which is claimed by China despite competing claims from Vietnam, the Philippines, and Malaysia. The waters around the islands are believed to have rich reserves of undiscovered oil and gas. The islands are located on a crucial passage for commercial shipping.

SOURCE: ANADOLU AGENCY

 

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  • Thousands of students and laborers protested against a new law they say cripples labor rights and harms the environment, with some clashing with police, when attempted to reach the heavily guarded parliament building. Smaller protests also occurred in other Indonesian cities.

SOURCE: AP NEWS

 

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  • Japan’s newly appointed Prime Minster Suga Yoshihide is considering state visits to Vietnam and Indonesia in mid-October in a bid to shore up relations with two key Southeast Asian partners. Vietnam and Indonesia are important for Japan given their important positions within ASEAN and the fraught relations that both have with China.

SOURCE: THE DIPLOMAT

 

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  • INDONESIA: Indonesia jailed two leaders of Jemaah Islamiyah, an Al Qaeda-linked group behind the 2002 Bali bombings, for terrorism offences linked to sending militants to fight in Syria.

SOURCE: THE NATIONAL https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/indonesia-jails-leaders-of-group-behind-bali-bombings-1.1051967