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  1. China, Japan duel for Indonesia's high-speed railRead the original story

    Monday | Bangkok Post

    Last week, Indonesia's Ministry of State Enterprises signed a memorandum of understanding with China's National Development and Reform Commission on a high-speed railway project connecting Jakarta with Bandung in West Java, about 150 kilometres away. The deal was signed on the sidelines of a visit by Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to China during a weeklong two-nation trip that also took him to Japan.


  2. JAKARTA: Indonesians rake up tickets as holidays draw nearRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Asia News Network

    The holiday season is coming next month and Kemas Hasyim, 55, wants to spend it travelling with his family, with India as their destination this time. Kemas joined a large pack of people hunting for discounted air tickets on the opening day of the annual travel fair at the Jakarta International Expo in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, looking for a travel package to the Indian Subcontinent.


  3. Mr Lee Kuan Yew's passing felt sorely by Singaporeans in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Singapore embassy in Jakarta has seen a steady stream of Singaporeans who went to pay tributes and pen their condolences to Mr Lee Kuan Yew. JAKARTA: Despite being far from home, the passing of Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew has been felt sorely by Singaporeans in Indonesia.


  4. JAKARTA: Indonesia will strive for - reciprocal' visa-free policiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Asia News Network

    Indonesia foreign minister Retno LP Marsudi said Indonesia would strive to ensure that the recently proposed visa-free policy for 30 countries could be made reciprocal. "It is unlikely that the implementation of the visa-free policies for all 30 countries could be reciprocal at once; but we will strive [toward that aim]," she said as quoted by Antara at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday.


  5. Budget carriers dominate Asean skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Bangkok Post

    THAI Smile, the budget carrier of Thai Airways International, is one of the newest Southeast Asian LCCs. It commenced operations on July 7, 2012.a Budget carriers have become a force to be reckoned with in Southeast Asia, with their share of the region's total airline seating capacity soaring to more than half and growing.


  6. Jakarta, A Place of InterestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Daily Kos

    With great geographical and archipelagic location, it has continuously attracted foreign investors, international tourist and local vacationers because of its majestic and symbolic places. Westhill Consulting Travel and Tours in Jakarta recommends the following spots to visit: The Central Museum is established in 1778 by U.M.C Radmacher.


  7. JAKARTA: Indonesians buy with a little help from the netRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Asia News Network

    The internet is making life easier for 26-year-olds Yodie Hardiyan and Theosa Dinar Swastiningtyas who compare prices online before booking tickets to visit their families or travelling elsewhere. "I return to Salatiga [Central Java] or travel to other cities one to three times every three months.


  8. Territorian deported from IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Northern Territory News

    A FORMER Territory resident taking part in a Muslim peace walk in Indonesia was held in detention for two days for failing to renew his cultural visa, the NT News can reveal. Craig Hodges was expected to be deported into Darwin late last night, and has now been banned from re-entering Indonesia for six months.


  9. Vivanta by Taj President in MumbaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Budget Travel

    The lobby of the Vivanta by Taj President hotel in Mumbai, India: a lavish stop on your way up to the hotel's Wink bar for a signature vodka-and-lychee Winktini. Picture this: You.


  10. Tales of ballet in the Dutch East Indies - and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Asia News Network

    Here's an interesting fact: Traffic jams in Jakarta are not a recent thing. One record of the city's chronic headache dates from 1929, when ballet enthusiasts drove to see a performance from visiting ballerina Anna Pavlova.


  11. Families visit Australians sentenced to death in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The China Post

    Relatives of two Australian drug smugglers visited them Monday for the first time on an Indonesian prison island where they will be put to death, as their prime minister urged Jakarta to rethink the planned executions. Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the ringleaders of the so-called "Bali Nine" drug trafficking gang, were sentenced to death in 2006 for trying to smuggle heroin out of Indonesia.


  12. Will Indonesia execute a mentally ill Brazilian?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Al Jazeera

    Rodrigo Gularte spends much of his days conversing with an absent person, alone in his cell. His fellow prisoners believe he talks to ghosts.


  13. Bali Nine pair to reunite with familyRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 8 | Yahoo!

    The families of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will see the death row inmates for the first time in almost a week, since their long-dreaded move to Nusakambangan. The men are in limbo on the central Java island after arriving last Wednesday in expectation of their imminent executions for their role in the Bali Nine heroin smuggling plot.


  14. Jokowi's FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | CFR.org

    Indonesia's President Joko Widodo leads a cabinet meeting at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, on March 4, 2015. It has been less than a year since Joko "Jokowi" Widodo won the Indonesian presidential election, calling on his vast support on social media and from young activists to defeat the better funded and better managed campaign of Prabowo Subianto.


  15. Indonesia to deport Australian journalist who covered death-row story while on tourist visaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Straits Times

    An Australian journalist will be deported from Indonesia on Friday after being caught covering the story of two Australian drug traffickers on death row without the correct visa, the immigration authorities said. Ms Candace Sutton, a reporter for the Daily Mail, was taken in for questioning by immigration officials on Wednesday as she interviewed a relative of one of the Australian convicts at a hotel on the main island of Java.


  16. Storm over popiah originRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: Local food connoisseurs have defended the popiah as a national delicacy after an Indonesian group claimed that it originated from Central Java. Rebung Restaurant co-owner Datuk Chef Ismail Ahmad said the popiah was different from the lumpia , as it is called by the Indonesians, and was widely known to be a famous Malaysian delicacy by locals and tourists alike.


  17. JAKARTA: Rain boosts CNY spirit in JakartaRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Thousands of Indonesians of Chinese descent thronged Dharma Bakti Temple in Petak Sembilan, Glodok, West Jakarta, to pray for a prosperous Chinese New Year 2566, despite the incessant rain that poured on the capital on Thursday morning. Dian Donawati, 45, a resident of Pluit in North Jakarta, said even a full day of rain would not stop her from visiting the capital's oldest temple.


  18. Maid ban will hit Singapore hardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Star Online

    Learning the right stuff: Singapore bound trainee maids having practical lessons on taking care of the elderly and babies at the PT Dafa Putra Jaya training centre in Semarang, Central Java. A POTENTIAL ban on Indonesian maids working overseas will have a major impact on Singapore, which depends heavily on Indonesia for domestic help, said maid agents here.


  19. JAKARTA: 1.38 million commute into Jakarta dailyRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Asia News Network

    A commuter survey conducted by the Jakarta branch of the Central Statistics Agency has revealed that 2.43 million commuters travel within, into and out of the city daily. Of these, 1.38 million travel from the outskirts of Jakarta, comprising the cities of Bogor, Bekasi and Depok in West Java and Tangerang in Banten, into the capital.


  20. Bali duo's final journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Indonesian officials have confirmed convicted Australian drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will this week be transferred to an island prison ahead of their expected executions. A spokesman for the attorney-general said a number of inmates from different locations will be taken to Nusakambangan Island.