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  1. 5 Things To Do In Jakarta This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Gearing up for Halloween? Get inspired at a screening of four movies from director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp. If music is your thing, this weekend a huge lineup of international and local musicians will take the stage for the first Sounds Fair music festival.

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  2. Barnett faces internal pressure to keep Indonesia trade officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | ABC News

    Premier Colin Barnett is under increasing pressure from within his own ranks to keep WA's trade office in Indonesia open. A high level delegation, including Liberal MPs, will head to Indonesia in November on a fact finding mission in a bid to convince the State Government to reverse a decision to shut the office at the end of the year.

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  3. Widodo Sworn In as Indonesia PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Wall Street Journal

    Joko Widodo was sworn in as seventh president of Indonesia Monday, bringing hopes of improved welfare for millions but facing stiff challenges with a limited budget and a legislature controlled by his rivals. Mr. Widodo, a former furniture exporter, mayor and Jakarta governor, replaces Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who stepped down after serving a maximum of 10 years.

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  4. Security tight in Jakarta for presidential inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | ABC News

    Indonesia's police and military will deploy 22,000 security personnel in the capital Jakarta to secure the presidential inauguration next week. The president-elect Joko Widodo, popularly knows as Jokowi, will be sworn in on Monday in a ceremony attended by international leaders including Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

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  5. Zuckerberg visits Indonesia to promote his Internet initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The China Post

    On his first visit to Facebook-crazy Indonesia, Mark Zuckerberg met the president-elect, spread the word about his company's global Internet-access initiative and posted a photo of himself at an ancient Buddhist temple. The Facebook CEO arrived Sunday, when he climbed Borobudur temple in Central Java and posted a widely shared photo of himself atop its stupas on his Facebook page.

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  6. Jakarta - The bustling Indonesian capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Times of Oman

    The Indonesian capital is notorious for hectic activity and gridlocked streets, but a bit of further investigation reveals there's plenty more to Jakarta than traffic jams. The fifth biennial Salihara festival , a highlight of Jakarta's busy arts calendar, at Komunitas Salihara, Jalan Salihara 16, runs until October 22. International acts will brush shoulders with a host of local dancers, musicians, actors, artists and comedians at this impressive venue.

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  7. 17 dead, dozens missing in Indonesia boat sinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Daily Star

    Men steer their boat under a bridge at Luar Batang village next to Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta October 7, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside JAKARTA: At least 17 people from a wedding party, including three children, have died in a boat sinking on the way to the Indonesian island of Bali, an official said Wednesday, with two dozen still missing.

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  8. Indonesians snap up 'luxury' cows for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Bangkok Post

    Every year ahead of the Muslim feast of sacrifice, a showroom in Indonesia swaps cars for hulking cows costing up to $25,000 each, seeking to lure a wealthy elite increasingly keen on ploughing money into celebrating their religion. Sales staff applying make-up before working at a livestock showroom in Depok on September 30, 2014 ahead of the Eid Al-Adha festival Salesgirls in tight outfits and heavy make-up accompany customers as they view the prime livestock that will be slaughtered at the Eid al-Adha festival, which falls on Sunday in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.

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  9. Indonesians snap up 'luxury' cows for Muslim Eid festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Every year ahead of the Muslim feast of sacrifice, a showroom in Indonesia swaps cars for hulking cows costing up to $25,000 each, seeking to lure a wealthy elite increasingly keen on ploughing money into celebrating their religion. Salesgirls in tight outfits and heavy make-up accompany customers as they view the prime livestock that will be slaughtered at the Eid al-Adha festival, which falls on Sunday in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.

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  10. Dinner and beyond in Jakarta parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Asia News Network

    Guests enjoy a healthy five-course dinner provided by local food businesses like Warung Kebunku, Atjeh Rayeuk and Burgreens, at Tanjung Park in South Jakarta on Friday evening. The busy and noisy Jl.

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  11. Jakarta travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Independent

    The bustling Indonesian capital is back on the map for British travellers - flights from Gatwick started again this month. Cal Flyn reports on its culture, cuisine and characterful chaos Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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  12. Indonesian Game Publisher Present in Essen Spiel 2014Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Gamasutra

    That are the big dreams of Manikmaya Games, a game publisher company from Indonesia . Established in 2013, they believe, games that published by Manikmaya can bring the joy as well as their motto "Publishing Happiness".

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  13. Markets trade lower on disappointing IIP dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Express India

    Summary Nifty falls 0.9 per cent and Sensex opens 0.87 per cent as indexes hit their lowest level since Sept 1. The BSE benchmark, the Sensex was trading 200.51 points or 0.74% lower at 26,860.53 points, while the NSE's Nifty was trading 0.69% or 56.20 points lower at 8,049.30 points at 11:00 am IST. On Friday, data showed that the Index of Industrial Production rose 0.5% In July as against 3.9% in the previous month; slowest in four months.

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  14. SE Asia Stocks-Profit-taking sends Philippines, Vietnam markets downRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Reuters

    Most Southeast Asian stock markets lost ground on Tuesday, led by Philippine and Vietnamese shares, amid widespread profit booking after strong increases in the past sessions. The Philippine SE Composite Index retreated 0.84 percent from a 15-month high, led by property firm Ayala Land with a 3.32 percent decline.

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  15. JAKARTA: ndonesia to increase ceiling on airfaresRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Asia News Network

    Indonesian Transportation Minister EE Mangindaan said his ministry was set to increase the airfare price ceiling for scheduled flights before his term ended on Oct. 20. "Based on our calculations, we need to increase the price ceiling because airlines have been struggling to earn profits," Mangindaan said on the sidelines of Garuda Indonesia's From One Dollar to Billion Dollars Company book launch. "We will raise it if we receive no complaint from the public," he continued.

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  16. JAKARTA: Indonesian food chains setting up shop in SingaporeRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | Asia News Network

    A bowl of mee bakso - beefball noodles - at Indonesian food chain Es Teler 77 in Singapore 10 years ago inspired Edy Ongkowijaya, a Nanyang Polytechnic graduate, to start his own food business in the Lion City.

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  17. Developer Lippo Karawaci turns its sights to Indonesia's smaller citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Nikkei Net Interactive

    Through years of economic growth, Indonesia's capital has become increasingly crowded with high-rise apartments, office buildings and shopping malls.

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  18. JAKARTA: Toll roads, public transit projects drive up property prices in IndonesiaRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | Asia News Network

    Property values in some areas of Greater Jakarta have unexpectedly surged with the construction of infrastructure and public transportation projects having been commenced or already completed.

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  19. Iceland Raises Volcano Aviation Warning To RedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Sky News

    A surge in seismic activity has caused Iceland to raise the aviation alert for its Bardarbunga volcano from orange to red.

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  20. Can Indonesia's Jokowi meet expectations?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | BBC News

    Political analyst Tobias Basuki likes to tell a story about Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo that has perhaps been embellished over the years but shows why so many people have such high hopes for the country's next leader.

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