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  1. Boat people grateful for sanctuaryRead the original story

    28 min ago | The Daily Star

    Boat people who have come ashore in Southeast Asia after harrowing journeys are delighted that Indonesia and Malaysia will give them temporary shelter -- although some were baffled by an offer of sanctuary in a tiny African nation they had never heard of. "I am happy now that Indonesia and Malaysia are accepting Rohingya," said Muhammadul Hasson, a 17-year-old who was rescued last week along with hundreds of other desperate people.


  2. US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NorthJersey.com

    U.S Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken talks to journalists during a press conference at American Center, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Rohingya Muslims fleeing the predominantly Buddhist nation are risking perilous journeys and putting their lives in the hands of human traffickers because "they are in despair and don't see a future" at home.


  3. New Market Research Report: Lautan Luas Tbk PT (LTLS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Lautan Luas Tbk PT is a chemical manufacturer. The company manufactures and distributes basic and specialty chemicals.


  4. Myanmar offers aid to migrants stranded at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNN

    Myanmar, which has previously disavowed responsibility for Rohingya migrants stranded at sea, has said it will provide search and rescue for "boat people" in its territorial waters as well as humanitarian assistance. The change of heart came after President Thein Sein on Thursday received a delegation led by U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in Naypyidaw, Myanmar's capital, and held talks on humanitarian assistance for illegal migrants and boat people in the Andaman Sea and the Strait of Malacca.


  5. JAKARTA: Indonesia minister goes after Chinese boatsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Indonesia Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry is seeking to appeal a recent fisheries court ruling involving the operators of five Chinese-built fishing vessels charged with poaching. The five fishing vessels, which had been the subject of a trial at the Ambon Fisheries Court, were initially slated for sinking on Wednesday in a joint operation between the ministry and the Indonesian Navy to commemorate the 107th National Awakening Day, according to Susi.


  6. JAKARTA: Disclosing the - international' to Indonesian mindsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Almost a year ago, international relations academics from various universities across the country gathered at the University of Indonesia campus in Depok, West Java, to discuss the standard learning outcomes of the IR undergraduate program in response to the Research and Technology and Higher Education Ministry's demand for a national qualification framework for IR graduates in the country. One of the results of the gathering was an agreement that studying the IR undergraduate programme should allow students to acquire the ability to identify Indonesian "national interests" and to understand the country's position in analysing "international" phenomena.


  7. M'sian navy and maritime agency to help migrantsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak wants the navy and maritime bodies to search and rescue migrants stranded at sea. Najib tweeted yesterday that the search and rescue operations should start as soon as possible.


  8. JAKARTA: E-cigarettes won't stop tobacco consumption: Indonesian officialRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Indonesia Health Ministry secretary-general Untung Suseno Sutarjo says the consumption of electronic cigarettes can help to reduce tobacco consumption but will not eradicate it. Trade minister Rachmat Gobel has spoken of a plan to ban the sale of e-cigarettes nationwide based on a recommendation from the health ministry.


  9. Singaporean dies in Bali trying to take a selfieRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: An attempt to take a selfie in Bali proved fatal for a 21-year-old Singaporean who was on holiday with eight friends. According to Indonesian media reports, Mohamed Aslam tried to take a selfie on a cliff at Sandi Bay Beach on Nusa Lembongan Island on Thursday .


  10. Fairfield Welcomes Architects of Burr Elementary to Speak to StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Students had the opportunity to learn what went into the construction of their school, and how the architecture business works. Perspective design was one of the many concepts discussed as Burr Elementary School's fourth and fifth-graders enjoyed a visit from the architects who designed their school, which included internationally renowned architecture firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill .


  11. UPDATE 1-El Nino may push palm price to $700; output impact in 2016 -Indonesian industryRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    May 22 The El Nino weather phenomenon predicted by meteorologists could push depressed palm oil prices as high as $700 a tonne this year, an industry group in top producer Indonesia said on Friday, although any impact on production would not come until early 2016. The Japan Meteorological Agency confirmed last week that an intensifying El Nino had set in, threatening Indonesian farmers with the dry conditions the weather pattern typically brings to the region.


  12. Some 200 people brought ashore in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AlertNet

    UNHCR welcomes the landing today of more than 200 people who had been stranded at sea off the coast of Rakhine State, Myanmar. Following their disembarkation, they were taken to a reception centre in southern Maungdaw where they are receiving immediate assistance.


  13. Verifying migrants' status will take time: UNHCRRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Ethnic Rohingya men from Myanmar sit in lines at a newly set up confinement area situated amid a palm oil plantation at Bayeun, after more than 400 Rohingya migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh were rescued by Indonesian fishermen off the coast of Aceh province on May 20. JAKARTA: Indonesia and Malaysia are bracing for more arrivals of migrants, following an agreement by both countries to offer shelter for up to 7,000 refugees still stranded at sea. The refugees will be provided temporary shelter as long as they are resettled and repatriated within a year.


  14. Monosyllabic Abbott pulls up drawbridge on diplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    When we took in thousands of Vietnamese refugees following the war in that country and allowed thousands of Chinese students to stay after the Tiananmen Square massacre, we could hold our heads high as a compassionate nation. Now Tony Abbott's shameful "nope, nope, nope" response to the suffering of Rohingya refugees exposes us as selfish and heartless .


  15. Best Western Unveils New Property in Bogor, IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hotel Business

    These are shortcuts to your favorite social networking and bookmark sites. Add this story to your Facebook page, del.icio.us, DiggIt, and many others! BOGOR, WEST JAVA, INDONESIA - Best Western International has continued its expansion in Indonesia with the launch of the new Best Western Bogor Icon, a 16-story midscale hotel.


  16. Proposed ban on cigarette TV ads hits stocks of Indonesian media firmsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    May 22 Shares of Indonesian television operators have fallen over the past week due to a proposed ban on cigarette advertising on television that puts at risk a market estimated to be worth nearly $300 million last year. Local media last week cited Mahfudz Siddiq, a parliament commission head, as saying the commission hoped to finish discussing by August an amended broadcasting law that would enforce the ban.


  17. Asian Youth Games: Sri Lanka loses right to be host, OCA to offer Indonesia the chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Sri Lanka has lost the right to host the 2017 Asian Youth Games because of political interference from the government, the Olympic Council of Asia has said. The multi-sport event, set to be held in the southern town of Hambantota, was withdrawn "due to problems with the autonomy of the National Olympic Committee from the government", an OCA statement said.


  18. Australia's lack of caring shows again in case of Rohingya migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The better angel of our natures emerged when Indonesia and Malaysia announced they would assist 7,000 desperate, stranded and suffering Rohingya migrants perilously adrift at sea in wooden fishing boats. The offer to provide temporary shelter needs to be more inclusive, including resettlement to advanced economies such as Australia, the US and Britain.


  19. Boat people grateful for sanctuary, baffled by Gambia offerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Boat people who have come ashore in Southeast Asia after harrowing journeys are delighted that Indonesia and Malaysia will give them temporary shelter -- although some were baffled by an offer of sanctuary in a tiny African nation they had never heard of. Rohingya women and children from Myanmar sit at a new confinement area in Bayeun, Aceh province on May 21, 2015 after being rescued Nearly 3,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants have been rescued or swum to shore in recent days in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, after a Thai crackdown on long-established human-trafficking routes threw the illicit trade into chaos.


  20. Malaysia orders boatpeople search as Myanmar hosts envoy talksRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Malaysia ordered search and rescue missions Thursday for thousands of boatpeople stranded at sea, as Myanmar hosted talks with US and Southeast Asian envoys on the migrant exodus from its shores. The rescue order, which is the first proactive official move to save the thousands of persecuted Muslim Rohingya and Bangladeshi economic migrants believed currently to be adrift, comes a day after Malaysia and Indonesia said they would end a policy of turning away boats.