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1 hr ago | Illawarra Mercury

Twitter data to aid UOW's flood model work

University of Wollongong researchers who are mapping monsoon season flooding in densely populated Jakarta have been granted rare access to a smorgasbord of data held by the microblogging behemoth Twitter.

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5 hrs ago | The Straits Times

South China Sea: Is Jakarta no longer neutral?

A China Coast Guard ship and a Philippine supply boat engage in a stand off as the Philippine boat attempts to reach the Second Thomas Shoal, a remote South China Sea a reef claimed by both countries on March 29, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Second case of potential child sex abuse emerges at prestigious international school

A second case of potential child abuse has emerged at the prestigious Jakarta International School, further fuelling an already heated public debate about sex abuse in Indonesia.

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9 hrs ago | ABC News

Indonesian School: We'll Cooperate in Abuse Probe

A prestigious international school in Indonesia said Thursday it was cooperating with police in their investigation of alleged abuse of a 6-year-old student and was devastated upon learning of allegations against an American teacher who worked there a decade ago.

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11 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Jokowi Effect Puts Spotlight on Indonesia Mayors: Southeast Asia

The popularity of Joko Widodo is giving traction to local leaders in Southeast Asia 's biggest economy as they adopt the hands-on style that helped propel Jakarta's governor to the front of the presidential race.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Danger of forest fires in Sumatra next month

Forest fires in Sumatra may flare up as early as next month, the Indonesian authorities warned as cloud-seeding and water-bombing operations resumed this week to curb the threat of haze, which blanketed the region last year.

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Daily Kos

Lets Go to Pulau Tidung

Tidung Island or Pulau Tidung is one place for traveler has exotic natural and very beautiful.

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Business Times

Rupiah falls sharply on political, economic concerns

No party won the minimum level of support in the April 9 legislative election required to nominate a presidential candidate on its own, according to an unofficial tally, and the three biggest parties haven't announced vice-presidential nominees yet.

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Stranger in Paradise

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About thirty years ago, while researching a book on Balinese architecture, I stumbled upon a late 19th century Dutch lithograph of a distinctly Balinese-looking temple on the banks of a broad river in the West Javanese regency of Banten.

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ProSoundWeb

Indonesian Court Museum Selects Symetrix SymNet Edge For Exhibit Audio Processing

Indonesia's Constitutional Court museum in Central Jakarta is now running 32 channels of Dante audio - with the option to expand - via a SymNet Edge open-architecture DSP.

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AlertNet

Jakarta workshop seeks to strengthen protection at sea in Asia-Pacific

JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 23 - Fourteen key countries in the Asia and Pacific regions have agreed to step up efforts to minimize the loss of life at sea while ensuring that people moving irregularly by boat receive the protection they need.

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The Miami Herald

Indonesian general says his flashy watch is a fake

Wearing what he said to be a Chinese-made watch, Indonesian Armed Forces Chief Gen.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Actors, Actresses To Promote Indonesia Destinations

By Elmi Rizal Alias JAKARTA, April 22 -- Indonesia's Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry wants actors, actresses and public figures in the country to help promote domestic tourism.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

International school teacher William Vahey suspected of life-long child sex abuse

The FBI is seeking the public'?'s assistance to identify alleged victims of a suspected international child predator, William James Vahey, 64, who worked in private schools in nine countries, beginning in 1972.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesia plans to build more railways, seaport infra

The Indonesian government is planning to build more railway and seaport infrastructure in cities across the archipelago in a bid to reduce the country's dependence on roads and private transportation.

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KSAT-TV San Antonio

Houston FBI: One of worst child sex abuse cases ever

Houston FBI agents are working on a recent case of child sexual assaults that is one of the worst they've ever seen, involving more than 90 victims.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Telcos, lenders in Indonesia urged to strengthen e-banking services

Indonesia's telecommunication operators and banks need to strengthen cooperation in providing Internet banking services in anticipation of the growing number of Internet users in the country, according to an Internet association.

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The Age

UN representatives criticise Abbott Government's boat tow-back policy

Australian customs officials and navy personnel escort asylum seekers onto Christmas Island on August 21, 2013.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Muslim leaders join fray in Indonesia's coalition game

Prominent clerics from 67 Muslim organisations have called on the five Islamic-based parties to band together in a coalition ahead of the July 9 presidential election.

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Newsday

Indonesia's transgender Islamic school

An Islamic transgender boarding school has been reopened in the city of Yogyakarta on the Indonesian island of Java, it's reported.

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