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54 min ago | The Age

Jakarta's dig at Abbott over asylum seekers

Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa has questioned the Abbott government's boat turn-back policy.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Asia News Network

SINGAPORE: Naming of frigate: Much to regret in this sorry episode

Those who wonder why sensitivity radars failed over the misnaming of an Indonesian frigate - despite decades of close ties between neighbours - need look no farther than the flip-flop apology of Indonesia's armed forces commander, General Moeldoko.

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Business Times

Foreign brands targeting young Indonesians

Getting a foothold in Indonesia: Ikea will be investing US$100 million in its first store in the country, due to be opened in September.

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Bangkok Post

Half-a-century from home

In his recently published memoir, Ou Ji Ye, pen-name Shan Shan, recalls the whiff of his cousin's unique scent as she climbed over him to get into bed.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Bali airport expansion seen completed in June

The expansion and renovation of Ngurah Rai International Airport in Badung regency, Bali, Indonesia, which has cost 3 trillion rupiah , is scheduled to be completed by the end of June.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Listed Indonesian bread maker lower sales growth target

Publicly listed bread maker Nippon Indosari Corpindo has set a lower sales growth target this year amid a decline in the country's economic activities, which had suppressed the company's bottom line last year.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesians, in general, are happy, says survey

For the first time in history, the Central Statistics Agency issued late on Wednesday a survey that measured the level of happiness among Indonesians.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Anti corruption agency seizes Jaguar from Indonesian mayor

The mayor of South Tangerang, an independent city in Banten province in Indonesia, is once again in the spotlight after the Corruption Eradication Commission confiscated a Jaguar registered under her name, which is believed to be tied to money laundering activities.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Cost Of Living In Jakarta Very High - Research Firm

The cost of living in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta is considered very high compared to other major cities in the world, according to a recent study by a market research firm.

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Stranger in Paradise

Sydney-Bali

I am invited back to my old alma mater, the University of Sydney, to give a lecture on Majapahit Style to the Asian Art and Archaeology Society.

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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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CNN

Pangandaran National Park

It was a skulking monitor lizard who greeted us at the little-known Pangandaran National Park, in West Java, Indonesia.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Legal marriage age contributes to mortality, says Indonesian group

The National Commission on Violence against Women called on the government to raise the legal minimum age for marriage from 16 to 18 years old for females.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Boy rape case raises questions about safety at schools in Indonesia

In the wake of the alleged sexual abuse case at Jakarta International School in South Jakarta, Indonesia, where a six-year-old kindergarten student was supposedly gang raped by several members of the school's cleaning staff, questions have been raised about safety at schools, in particularly at JIS.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Editorial: An Easter story

Indonesia's National Police deployed tens of thousands of well-equipped personnel across the country to safeguard the celebration of Easter from Thursday through Sunday.

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The Straits Times

Indonesia elections: Former general Prabowo edges closer to presidential race

Former general Prabowo Subianto, who has struggled to shake off accusations of human rights abuses, received the backing of Indonesia's oldest Islamic party on Friday, bringing him close to being able to run in the July 9 presidential election.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Seven Drowned During Good Friday Ceremony In Flores Waters

By Elmi Rizal Elias JAKARTA, April 18 -- At least seven people drowned after a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers for a Good Friday sea ceremony in Indonesia's Flores waters sank when hit by strong waves Friday afternoon.

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Government Executive

Analysis: We Need More Secrecy

In October 2002, one of the worst terror attacks of the post-9/11 era killed 202 people and wounded 240 more at two nightclubs on the Indonesian island of Bali.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Seven killed in Indonesia boat accident, say police

Seven people died including three children when a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers celebrating Easter sank on Friday off eastern Indonesia, police said.

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The Asian Pacific Post

Asia Exclusive: New Jakarta development

A stunning 2-bedroom executive apartment in the heart of central Jakarta, Indonesia.

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