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  1. Can man-of-the-people Widodo micromanage 240 million Indonesians?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Star Online

    From flying economy class to making surprise visits to street markets and poor neighbourhoods, the leadership style of new Indonesian President Joko Widodo is proving very different to his predecessors, who were often seen as stiff and aloof. On a recent visit to cocoa plantations in eastern Sulawesi, Widodo squatted on the ground to chat with farmers about boosting their output.

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  2. UPDATE 1-Indonesia's finance ministry signs MOU to join China-backed Asian bankRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Reuters

    Indonesia's finance ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding to join a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank, a government official confirmed on Thursday. "It was signed by the Indonesian finance minister on Nov 25," foreign ministry spokesman Michael Tene told Reuters in a text message.

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  3. Balinese dance, Javanese wedding rituals enchant audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    The wedding ceremonies, dances and festivities give foreigners a unique opportunity to gain insight into Indonesian culture and social mores. Similar to Pakistan Indonesia is a diverse country where a number of ethnic, religious and social groups reside.

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  4. Auto Europe supports Toys for Tots, airlines issue storm waivers,...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Tripso.com

    Auto Europe has partnered with Toys for Tots this holiday season to help thousands of less fortunate children. The worldwide car rental company will make a donation to the charitable organization for every car rental booked now through December 21, 2014.

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  5. JAKARTA: Garuda, Myanmar Air ink code-share dealRead the original story

    Tuesday | Asia News Network

    Under a code-share agreement with Myanmar Airways International, national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will now offer flights to Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, to support growing cooperation between the two countries. With the code-share agreement, which was signed on Tuesday by Garuda Indonesia's executive vice president of sales and marketing Erik Meijer and Myanmar Airways International's managing director Si Thu, the carriers will connect Jakarta and Yangon via Singapore and Bangkok.

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  6. Schoolie poisoned in BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Age

    The mother of a Newcastle teenager who suffered suspected methanol poisoning while celebrating schoolies in Bali has warned of the dangers of drink-spiking on the popular tourist island. Jackson Tuckwell, who turns 18 on Wednesday, was out with friends at a Legian nightclub on Sunday night when he drank half a "blaster", which is supposed to be a concoction of vodka, other spirits and pineapple juice.

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  7. Dolphin watching in Lovina, BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Suria

    Bali boasts of being the best vacation destination in Indonesia thanks to its coastline full of impressive beaches, entrancing natural landscapes, rich cultural traditions and strong religious roots. Attracting travelers to flock to the island of the gods throughout the year, Bali offers the tumult of Kuta for those seeking out frenetic crowds and heavy partying.

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  8. Four Dutch women cycle through SE Asia for women's rightsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Thanh Nein News

    After getting their Master's degree, four Dutch girls decided to travel from Jakarta to Amsterdam on a pair of red tandem bikes to raise awareness for women's rights. Carlijn Bettink, Lidewij Ponjee, Sophie van Hoof and Monique van der Veeken -- the four founding members of the R4WR foundation -- started cycling last September in Indonesia.

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  9. Rising Demand Keeps Bali Tourism Ahead Of The CurveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Hospitality Net

    C9 Hotelworks Ltd. 9 Lagoon Road, Cherngtalay Thalang, Phuket, 83110 Thailand Phone: +66 7627 1535 Fax: +66 7627 1536 Visit Website Bali's hotels are seeing increased demand despite broader concerns about what seems to be an endless stream of new rooms coming online. In a new report released by leading hospitality firms Horwath HTL and C9 Hotelworks figures show the overseas arrivals though August of this year surged 14% year-on-year.

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  10. Oman Air appoints Country Managers for Philippines and IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | AME Info

    Our client is seeking an Internal Communications Professional who will be responsible for internal communications content that is delivered to the business including reminders, memos, executive emails, sponsorships, contests, fundraisers, marketing material, and job descriptions. Responsibilities will include: - Manage internal communications output.

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  11. Rising demand keeps Bali tourism ahead of the curve.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | 4 Hoteliers

    Bali's hotels are seeing increased demand despite broader concerns about what seems to be an endless stream of new rooms coming online. In a new report released by leading hospitality firms Horwath HTL and C9 Hotelworks figures show the overseas arrivals though August of this year surged 14% year-on-year.

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  12. Meritus Hotels & Resorts Inks Management Deal for First Resort in BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Hotel Business

    Meritus Hotels & Resorts signed a management agreement with Indonesian property developer PT. Bali Seminyak Sejahtera to operate a new-build resort in Seminyak on the island of Bali, Indonesia.

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  13. The 7th Annual Global CSR Summit & Awards 2015 to be held 19-20 March in Yogyakarta, IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Sys-Con Media

    SINGAPORE, Nov 24, 2014 - - The most prestigious award event for Corporate Social Responsibility : The Global CSR Summit & Awards 2015 will return for the seventh year on 19-20 March 2015 at Sheraton Mustika Yogyakarta Resort and Spa at Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The Global CSR Summit & Awards since its inception in 2009, has been the leading voice of change in promoting corporate social consciousness.

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  14. Indonesia's cost-cutting, economy-flying leader slashes travel fundsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Reuters

    Days after flying economy class to his son's graduation in Singapore, Indonesia's president said on Monday he will slash the travel budget for his cabinet to free up funds for desperately needed reforms in Southeast Asia's biggest economy. The move is the latest in a series of cost-cutting measures that President Joko Widodo has implemented in his first month as president.

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  15. Higher fuel prices expected to put Indonesia auto sales on slower pathRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Vallejo News

    Indonesia's petrol-price hike could put the brakes on the speed at which consumers in Southeast Asia's biggest auto market buy cars and switch to four-wheels from two. President Joko Widodo last week cut subsidies and raised gasoline prices more than 30 percent to open the way for budget and other reforms.

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  16. My Story on Lazada and E-Commerce in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Newley Purnell

    My newest story focuses on a rapidly expanding startup, Lazada Indonsesia , that's aiming to be the country's Amazon.com. The piece also looks at the promise of e-commerce in the populous country.

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  17. JAKARTA: Jokowi steals spotlight during Singapore visitRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Asia News Network

    Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo returned to Indonesia on Sunday after completing a short trip to Singapore, where he attended his son's graduation ceremony, snapped selfies with his son's college friends and had a courtesy-call meeting with the prime minister of the city-state. Jokowi and First Lady Iriana arrived in Singapore on Friday evening to attend the graduation ceremony of their youngest son, 19-year-old Kaesang Pangarep, who has just completed his International Baccalaureate diploma at Anglo-Chinese School Singapore, or ACSI.

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  18. Indonesia's new president causes a buzz by flying economy classRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Yahoo!

    Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo caused a stir this weekend by opting to fly economy class to watch his son's high school graduation in Singapore, drawing both praise and criticism online. Skipping the usual heavy security protocol for heads of state, Widodo and his wife Iriana queued for check-in at Jakarta airport like ordinary passengers before taking their economy seats.

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  19. Indonesia president flies economy classRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Peninsula

    JAKARTA: Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo caused a stir this weekend by opting to fly economy class to watch his son's high school graduation in Singapore, drawing both praise and criticism online. Skipping the usual heavy security protocol for heads of state, Widodo and his wife Iriana queued for check-in at Jakarta airport like ordinary passengers before taking their economy seats.

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  20. Indonesian president flies economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Newsday

    The Indonesian president has caused a stir by flying economy class to Singapore to attend his son's high school graduation. The Indonesian president and his wife, Iriana, went to see their youngest child graduate from the Anglo-Chinese School, where the president took selfies with other students.

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