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Prabowo to challenge Indonesia election result

Former general Prabowo Subianto will challenge the results of Indonesia’s presidential election in the Constitutional Court after his rival Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo was declared the winner yesterday.

Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll

Indonesia presidential election candidate Prabowo Subianto withdrew from the election process on Tuesday afternoon, just two hours before the announcement of the official result as his opponent Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo...

Thailand introduces tough new overstay rules

Thailand’s immigration crackdown continued today with authorities confirming that tough new rules on foreigners overstaying their visa or entry permit have now been put in place.