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1 hr ago | Coatings World

DIC to Participate in Asia Pacific Coatings Show

The DIC Group will participate in the Asia Pacific Coatings Show 2014, which will be held from September 35, 2014, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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5 hrs ago | Reuters

Indonesia wants more foreign investors in manufacturing - investment chief

Indonesia's investment authority wants to attract more foreign investment into manufacturing and other value-added industries to wean the economy off the volatile resources sector, its chairman said.

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5 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Slap in the Face! Allah ban is ridiculous - Indonesian minister

Prohibiting use of the word 'Allah' by non-Muslims is taking things a bit "too far", says Indonesia's newly-minted minister of religious affairs.

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5 hrs ago | TEFL.com

Indonesia: ESL Teacher Jakarta

I/We have read and accept the Terms and Conditions of TEFL Professional Network Ltd. and confirm this acceptance by entering my/our user name and password above and accessing the service.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Indonesia Travel, World News, Indonesia, Czech Republic, Europe, Europe Travel, Czech Republic Travel

9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

PT Metrodata Electronics Tbk (MTDL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT...

The company operates through its business segments namely, Distribution Business which handles wholesale ICT distribution; Solution Business provides total solutions in design and blue print, consulting, implementation, support, maintenance, managed services, and certified training; Transformation Business offers business transformation solutions ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: S'pore, Indonesia agree on borders

Singapore and Indonesia have agreed on their maritime boundaries in the eastern part of the Strait of Singapore and will sign a treaty during president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's three-day state visit to Singapore, which starts today.

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13 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Nabbed Indonesian police officers linked to int'l drug ring

Two members of the West Kalimantan Police detained by the Royal Malaysian Police in Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia on Aug. 29 are believed to be involved in an international drug syndicate, an official has said.

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13 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Income inequality a big bugbear for Indonesians: Poll

Some 40 per cent of Indonesians feel the current distribution of income in Southeast Asia's largest economy is "extremely unequal", a recent survey has found.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Indonesia posts small trade surplus on weak economic activity

Indonesia's trade balance returned to a small surplus in July due to a sharp fall in imports as economic activity slowed during the Muslim fasting month in Southeast Asia's largest economy.

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NEWS.com.au

Tiger taken from Indonesia death zoo dies

A SUMATRAN tiger rescued from Indonesia's "death zoo" has died, but not before inspiring thousands to take notice of what was happening there.

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Wall Street Journal

ISIS in Southeast Asia

ISIS is attracting followers from Muslim communities across the Asia-Pacific. In Indonesia, radical groups have declared support for the Islamic State in Jakarta, Surakarta and other cities.

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Daily Times

Indonesian female governor jailed for corruption : September 01, 2014,

JAKARTA: Indonesia's first female provincial leader and head of one of the country's most powerful political dynasties was jailed for four years on Monday for bribing a top judge over an election dispute.

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NHK World

Indonesian President-elect: Ready for mediation

The next President of Indonesia says he is ready to mediate between China and other Asian countries to solve their territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: US firms prefer Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, survey shows

Indonesia remains the most preferred destination in the Asean region of American companies for their future expansion despite the many challenges they encounter in doing business in the country, a recent regional survey has found.

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Daily Kos

Tips for first day of work in Jakarta Indonesia to avoid deceit

First day of work could at all times be a nerve-wracking experience. It is even worse if you work abroad; odds are there would be culture differences that might become your cause of anxiety.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Undocumented migrants' attempts to depart for Malaysia foiled

The Agency for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers has foiled the attempts of 669 Indonesian migrant workers to depart for Malaysia without proper documentation.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asia News Network

New Hakka museum in Jakarta recognises Indonesian Chinese pioneers

Few Indonesians are aware that many Chinese Indonesians were involved in the struggle for independence, or that ethnic Chinese naval commander John Lie played a key role in getting arms past the Dutch blockade to freedom fighters.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Jokowi's first battle: Cutting fuel subsidies

He has not officially assumed office, but president-elect Joko Widodo is already waging his first major political battle as allies and some members of his own party baulk at an unpopular plan to reduce fuel subsidies.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian food chains setting up shop in Singapore

A bowl of mee bakso - beefball noodles - at Indonesian food chain Es Teler 77 in Singapore 10 years ago inspired Edy Ongkowijaya, a Nanyang Polytechnic graduate, to start his own food business in the Lion City.

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In-depth Africa

Indonesia: A messy democracy that somehow works

Kalibanteng Dutch War Cemetery in Semarang, Indonesia, contains more than 3,100 graves, mostly civilians who perished during the Japanese occupation between 1942 and 1945, many of them women and children.

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