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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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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.
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.
Twenty-four cities across Sumatra, which are part of the Indonesia City Administration Association's Regional Commission I, are preparing to face the upcoming Asean Economic Community, which will come into effect at the end of 2015.
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.
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.
A coalition claiming to represent Islamic mass organisations has called on Islamic-based political parties to form an alliance and endorse their own candidate for the upcoming presidential election.
Indonesia's National Commission for the Protection of Children has urged authorities to impose heavier punishment on child abusers particularly those involved in sexual assault.
In the early stages of the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - when speculation was rife that the plane could have been hijacked and flown under the radar to a secret location - a lot of people pointed to the similarities with the Tintin adventure " Flight 714 for Sydney ."
Buleleng regency runs along Bali's North Coast and back up into the hills of Mt.
The quick-count results of the April 9 legislative election in Indonesia, which hint at the possibility of a fragmented government, has not quelled the fears of investors hoping for an effective - and united - government.
Consumer-focused companies from Ikea to European automakers are putting money into Indonesia to target the country's young population.
Many of the approximately 230,000 candidates running for seats in local and national legislatures across Indonesia invested huge amounts of their own money to fund campaigns, but some are now paying an even greater price.