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  1. Indonesia throw young guns into SEA Games badminton competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Indonesia will parade many new faces in the badminton competition at the Singapore SEA Games from June 5-16. But it does not mean that their rivals, including Malaysia, will have an easy ride in all the seven events contested at the biennial Games.

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  2. Right Livelihood Award Laureates condemn incitement to murder Swami AgniveshRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Hard News

    We, the undersigned Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award, and the Right Livelihood Award Foundation, are deeply alarmed by reports published in Punjab Kesari, Dainik Bhaskar, Dainik Jagaran, Navodaya Times, and ABP News Channel on 24th and 25th April 2015, stating that Hindu Mahasabha members from Haryana have offered a reward of 500,000 Indian Rupees to anyone that beheads Swami Agnivesh . We join Adama Dieng, Special Advisor on Genocide Prevention to the UN Secretary General, and other international civil society leaders in condemning this brazen incitement to commit violence, and we express our fullest solidarity with Swami Agnivesh.

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  3. Massacre review: Wild and woolly ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Age

    Local avant-garde outfit Stone/Castro have joined forces with Portuguese company Colectivo 84 to produce this wild and woolly protest piece, where the geopolitics and human rights violations surrounding East Timorese independence sit by side with devotion to thrash metal. It's worth comparing Massacre to Black Lung Theatre's Doku Rai .

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  4. JCB and Bank Mandiri Sign for a New PartnershipRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | Sys-Con Media

    Tokyo and Jakarta, May 11, 2015 - - PT. Bank Mandiri Tbk , one of the largest state banks in Indonesia, and PT JCB International Indonesia, subsidiary of JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations arm of JCB Co., Ltd. , and are very pleased to announce a new partnership for payment card business.

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  5. Duterte: BBL is - a crazy idea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Sun-Star

    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, although he favors the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law , is still skeptic about it and even called it "a crazy idea" during his visit to Cagayan de Oro over the weekend. Duterte told reporters in a press conference at Pryce Plaza Hotel on Saturday afternoon that he is worried on what the BBL will bring to the future generations of Mindanao, expressing concern on how the Manila government can make wrong decisions for the country's south.

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  6. Hunter Rotary aid program helps fix teenager's spineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Star

    The 14-year-old had a six-hour procedure late last month to treat severe scoliosis at Newcastle Private Hospital. The surgery was made possible through the hard work of Rotary volunteers, who flew Dulcia over through their ROMAC program.

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  7. Australia backs down in Timor Leste rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Star Online

    DILI: Australia has agreed to return to Timor Leste sensitive documents related to a controversial oil and gas treaty between the two countries which were seized by Canberra, following a battle at the UN's top court, Dili said. Timor Leste dragged Canberra to the International Court of Justice in the Hague in early 2014 seeking the return of the documents that were taken by Australia's intelligence services in a raid on an Timor Leste lawyer's office in the Australian capital.

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  8. Australia backs down in East Timor battle after UN court fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The China Post

    Australia has agreed to return to East Timor sensitive documents related to a controversial oil and gas treaty between the two countries which were seized by Canberra, following a battle at the U.N.'s top court, Dili said. East Timor dragged Canberra to the International Court of Justice in the Hague in early 2014 seeking the return of the documents that were taken by Australia's intelligence services in a raid on an East Timor lawyer's office in the Australian capital.

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  9. Australia backs down in East Timor row after UN court fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Bangkok Post

    Australia has agreed to return to East Timor sensitive documents related to a controversial oil and gas treaty between the two countries which were seized by Canberra, following a battle at the UN's top court, Dili said. Timor-Leste's Foreign Affairs minister Jose Luis Gutierrez speaks with Australian lawyer Bernard Collaery, at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, on January 20, 2014 East Timor dragged Canberra to the International Court of Justice in the Hague in early 2014 seeking the return of the documents that were taken by Australia's intelligence services in a raid on an East Timor lawyer's office in the Australian capital.

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  10. China and Indonesia square off in NZ Badminton Open mixed doubles semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Stuff.co.nz

    The semifinals of the mixed doubles at the New Zealand Badminton Open will feature two pairings from the People's Republic of China against two from Indonesia and both promise to be classic encounters with the young Chinese team taking on the experienced Indonesians. Only just out of the junior ranks, Zheng Si Wei and Chen Qingchen are standing out at the tournament both for their impressive play on court but also for their bright pink outfits and loud exultations with each winning point.

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  11. China and Indonesia to Square Off in Mixed Doubles Semi-FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Stuff.co.nz

    The semi-finals of the mixed doubles at the New Zealand badminton Open will feature two pairings from the People's Republic of China against two from Indonesia and both promise to be classic encounters with the young Chinese team taking on the experienced Indonesians. Only just out of the junior ranks, Zheng Si Wei and Chen Qingchen are standing out at the tournament both for their impressive play on court but also for their bright pink outfits and loud exultations with each winning point.

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  12. Bali nine duo's last wish - renewed global push to abolish the death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran wanted their legacy to be a renewed push across the globe to abolish the death penalty. Their long-time lawyer Julian McMahon revealed the desire as he disclosed new details about their final minutes, including that Chan made a roll call of the other prisoners to ensure they were okay just moments before they were shot dead.

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  13. Petecio fights for goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Sun-Star

    PHILIPPINES' Aiba Women's World Championships silver medalist Nesthy Alcayde Petecio barged into the finals after eking out a unanimous decision win over Japanese Shimoto Aya in their women's bantamweight division semi-finals of the 22nd President's Cup held Friday at the Palembang Sports and Convention Center in Indonesia. Petecio was set to defend her gold medal opposite veteran Paemwilat Laopeam of Thailand as of yesterday presstime.

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  14. Badminton: Upgrade to Grand Prix Gold status sees world's elite holding court in AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Badminton officials are confident of fielding the highest calibre event seen in this country when the New Zealand Open starts on the North Shore this month. The Open is expected to feature 24 players ranked inside the world's top 50, with eight having recently been inside the top 10, including Olympic medallists and Commonwealth champions.

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  15. Asia's Maturing Democracies Wrestle with Election RealitiesRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    What exactly are international norms and standards of electoral integrity, and how should these be promoted while accommodating local circumstances, such as conflict, socio-economic conditions, and culture? Last week, the Asian Network for Free Elections and the National Electoral Commission of Timor-Leste organized the second Asian Electoral Stakeholder Forum in Dili - a two-day event attended by over 120 participants from 27 countries - to examine these and other issues. Here are some takeaways.

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  16. Xanana Gusmao and Kirsty Sword Gusmao announce separationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Bendigo Advertiser

    President of East Timor Xanana Gusmao and his wife Kirsty Sword Gusmao on an official visit to Australia in 2008. Photo: Jason South EAST Timor's former president and prime minister Xanana Gusmao has separated from his Australian wife Kirsty Sword Gusmao, ending a fairytale 15-year marriage that began when the then resistance fighter fell in-love with a 20-year younger undercover agent who came to his jail cell in the Indonesian capital Jakarta.

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  17. Gusmaos announce separationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Bendigo Advertiser

    EAST Timor's former president and prime minister Xanana Gusmao has separated from his Australian wife Kirsty Sword Gusmao, ending a fairytale 15-year marriage that began when the then resistance fighter fell in-love with a 20-year younger undercover agent who came to his jail cell in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. "We wish to inform our friends, colleagues and many wonderful supporters of our decision to separate as a couple," Mr Gusmao, 68, said from Melbourne, where Ms Sword is now living with the couple's three sons.

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  18. Conflict-prevention group plays a key role in a tiny Southeast Asian nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    East Timor's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao is meeting the president this week to discuss a possible government restructuring, sending perhaps the strongest signal yet that the independence hero wants to step down. With his black waistcoat over a denim shirt, Cornelio Gama wouldn't look out place perched on a high stool, a guitar hung from his shoulders, crooning through an ornate mustache.

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  19. Foxground concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Kiama Independent

    THE lush surrounds of Foxground will play host to a special concert in aid of a clinic in East Timor. Joe Cato and his wife Maura are having a concert in aid of East Timor at their beautiful Foxground property.

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  20. Conflict-prevention group plays a key role in a tiny Southeast Asian nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Elle Sette is a former member of parliament in East Timor and leader of a murky clandestine group called Sagrada Familia. But he's also played peacemaker in helping to settle disputes.

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