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  • NEW DELHI, July 29- With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an avowed market champion for prime minister, India's threat to trash a global trade deal in the name of food security appears puzzling. Party officials are confident New Delhi's tough line at World Trade Organization talks in Geneva will accomplish that.

  • FACTBOX-India's food stockpiling and WTO stand-off Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    July 29- India threatened to block a worldwide reform of custom rules last week, saying it wants an agreement on food subsidies and stockholding to run parallel to the trade facilitation pact.

  • NEW DELHI, July 29- With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an avowed market champion for prime minister, India's threat to trash a global trade deal in the name of food security appears puzzling. Party officials are confident New Delhi's tough line at World Trade Organization talks in Geneva will accomplish that.

  • MH17 victims' family: Airline lacking compassion Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    Along with other relatives of victims, the family was put up in a hotel at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and was tended to by Malaysia Airlines staff in the days after the disaster.

  • JAKARTA, July 25- Freeport-McMoRan Inc clinched a deal with the Indonesian government on Friday allowing the miner to resume copper concentrate exports from the country, effectively ending a six-month tax dispute and paving the way for more miners to follow suit.

  • Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Friday backsliding on a World Trade Organization deal struck in Bali last December threatened a serious blow to the credibility of the global trading system.

  • JAKARTA, July 25- Indonesia's outgoing president is in talks with his successor to increase heavily subsidised fuel prices before the new leader takes power, two sources close to the matter told Reuters. Subsidies are seen by many as the most urgent issue facing Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

  • GENEVA, July 24- India blocked an agreement on new global customs rules on Thursday, angering fellow members of the World Trade Organization who say Delhi's veto could be costly, economically and politically.

  • *Indonesia to revise rules on mineral export taxes next month. LONDON, July 24- Copper climbed to its highest level in 10 days and zinc hit a near three-year peak after better-than-expected Chinese factory data calmed fears about economic growth in the world's biggest metals consumer.

  • JAKARTA, July 24- Indonesia will revise its rules on mineral export taxes next month, paving the way for the country's multi-billion dollar mining industry to resume full production after months of layoffs and stalled output, a senior official said on Thursday.

  • *To file criminal changes against Alstom imminently. David Green, who announced on Monday that the SFO would join U.S. prosecutors and regulators worldwide in investigating allegations of misconduct in the $5.3 trillion- per-day foreign exchange market, said he had "reasonable grounds" to suspect that an offence of serious or complex fraud was involved.

  • LONDON, July 23- Emerging equities hit new 17- month highs on Wednesday, buoyed by strong post-election gains in Indonesia and a rise in Russian stocks after a conciliatory tone from the Kremlin over the downed Malaysian Airlines jet.

  • Global stocks bolstered by US earnings, home sales Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:45 AM ET

    Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.8 percent to 23,962.98 and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.6 percent to 5,575.10 helped by the brisk output report by mining giant BHP Billiton.

  • What is Indonesia's Prabowo hoping for?     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:12 PM ET

    Sofjan Wanandi, Chairman of Indonesian Employers Association (APINDO), says Prabowo is talking about mounting a legal challenge because he knows he is losing the presidential elections.

  • What stands in the way of Jokowi's reforms?     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:21 PM ET

    Mark Matthews, Head of Research for Asia at Bank Julius Baer, says Jokowi's reform course may be challenged by a less than 20 percent representation in Indonesia's parliament.

  • What a Jokowi victory means for Indonesia     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Cameron Hume, Former U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, explains why he's not expecting radical reform, but gradual change from the country's new leader.

  • JAKARTA, July 22- Indonesia's new president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said he wants to sit down with mining companies and other parties in a bid to resolve a row over mining policies that has halted $500 million of metal exports a month in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

  • 3 reasons why Apple should watch out for Xiaomi Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:14 PM ET
    A Xiaomi Redmi smartphone runs on Google's Android operating system.

    At first glance, it may seem easy to dismiss Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi as a viable competitor to Apple. But that won't be for long.

  • Mark Thompson, director for south east Asia research centre at City University of Hong Kong, discusses the Indonesian presidential race as Joko Widodo is expected to be announced as the winner.

  • Indonesia election: Time to be bullish?     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Hartmut Issel, head of APAC equity, credit and macro CIO at UBS, discusses what the result of the Indonesia election could mean for investors.