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

    16 hrs ago | 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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  2. Captain Widodo to Steer $6 Billion Indonesia Port Boost: EconomyRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Washington Post

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo is targeting almost $6 billion in projects to expand ports across the world's biggest archipelago, where investors are deterred by logistics costs that amount to a quarter of the economy. Widodo, known as Jokowi, plans to expand five ports on the nation's main islands, seeking to reduce shipping delays and boost trade in a country that would stretch from New York to London, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Indroyono Soesilo said in an interview this week.

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  3. Captain Widodo to steer $6 billion Indonesia port upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Thanh Nein News

    Joko Widodo, Indonesia's President, right, rides on board a boat during a media tour of Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sept. 23, 2014.

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  4. Widodo Plans $6 Billion Indonesia Ports Upgrade to Stoke GrowthRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Washington Post

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo is targeting almost $6 billion in projects to expand ports across the world's biggest archipelago, where investors are deterred by logistics costs that amount to a quarter of the economy. Widodo, known as Jokowi, plans to expand five ports on the nation's main islands, seeking to reduce shipping delays and boost trade in a country that would stretch from New York to London, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Indroyono Soesilo said in an interview this week.

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  5. Read and Feed: Pair Kahlua Mudslide Cupcakes recipe with 'A Drinker's Journey'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | St. Petersburg Times

    BOOK: While visiting Java, where the Muslim majority forbids alcohol, but angry young men eagerly imbibe al-Qaeda's message of jihad against tourists , Lawrence Osborne approached a group of white-robed young men and asked them where he might get a beer. Instead of attacking him, they invited him to join them at a cafe to discuss the disasters that alcohol has caused.

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  6. JAKARTA: Indonesia 'key in China's vision of Maritime Silk Road'Read the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | Asia News Network

    Chinese President Xi Jinping's idea of a Maritime Silk Road is compatible with Indonesian President Joko Widodo's vision of his country being a maritime axis, visiting Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said in Jakarta. "We want to help take part in Indonesia's maritime economy, and we see Indonesia as a key partner in the construction of a 21st century Maritime Silk Road," Wang said yesterday.

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  7. Football: Indonesian teams get red card after five own goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Channelnewsasia.com

    JAKARTA: Two Indonesian teams have been disqualified from an end-of-season tournament after five own goals were scored in a single match, an official said Wednesday , as both sides sought to lose in a bid to avoid facing a team reportedly backed by gangsters. Video footage showed goalkeepers from the two clubs, PSS Sleman and PSIS Semarang, making half-hearted attempts to stop shots and walking away from the goal as the ball approached during Sunday's match in Yogyakarta, on the main island of Java.

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  8. Jokowi reveals his new 'working cabinet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: Indonesia's new president has revealed his senior ministerial line-up, or what Joko Widodo calls his 'working cabinet'. Said to feature a mix of old hands and technocrats, it includes the country's first woman foreign minister.

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  9. 5 Things To Do In Jakarta This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | 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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  10. Barnett faces internal pressure to keep Indonesia trade officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | 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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  11. Widodo Sworn In as Indonesia PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | 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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  12. Security tight in Jakarta for presidential inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | 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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  13. Zuckerberg visits Indonesia to promote his Internet initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | 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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  14. Jakarta - The bustling Indonesian capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | 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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  15. 17 dead, dozens missing in Indonesia boat sinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | 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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  16. Indonesians snap up 'luxury' cows for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | 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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  17. Indonesians snap up 'luxury' cows for Muslim Eid festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | 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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  18. Dinner and beyond in Jakarta parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | 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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  19. Jakarta travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | 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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  20. 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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