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  1. Indonesian Cleric Calls Selfies A Sin. Muslim Youth Respond With More Selfies.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Switched

    After a popular Muslim cleric declared selfies a sin , young Indonesians decided to take matters into their own hands -- by striking a pose and continuing to snap. Felix Siauw, an Indonesian author and religious leader with a substantial social media presence , is arguing that people who take selfies are giving in to pride -- which means snapping a selfie may be a sin against God.

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  2. Fairmont Jakarta OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Hospitality Net

    Fairmont Jakarta, part of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts collection, opened its doors today in the heart of Indonesia's capital city. "After many months of detailed preparation, we are pleased to open our doors to guests today," said Carlos Monterde, general manager, Fairmont Jakarta.

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  3. Sophisticated And Stunning: Fairmont Jakarta Opens With Indonesian Capital At Its DoorstepRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Hotel Interactive

    Fairmont Jakarta, part of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts collection, opened its doors today in the heart of Indonesia's capital city. "After many months of detailed preparation, we are pleased to open our doors to guests today," said Carlos Monterde, general manager, Fairmont Jakarta.

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  4. Sophisticated and Stunning: Fairmont Jakarta Opens With Indonesian Capital at its DoorstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Market Wire

    Fairmont Jakarta, part of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts collection, opened its doors today in the heart of Indonesia's capital city. "After many months of detailed preparation, we are pleased to open our doors to guests today," said Carlos Monterde, general manager, Fairmont Jakarta.

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  5. JAKARTA: AIRASIA QZ8501: Unresolved woes plague air traffic control officialsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Asia News Network

    For air traffic control official Dio Resnu Aditya, dealing with a lack of personnel has become a day-to-day challenge. Stationed at Supadio International Airport in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, after being recruited in 2012, Dio and his colleagues have to cope with an exceptionally heavy workload.

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  6. Both AirAsia black boxes have been retrievedRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | The Baltimore Sun

    Indonesian Air Force military police officers place the flight data recorder in a safety box on a table to present it at a news conference following its recovery, at the Iskandar Military Airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, on Jan. 12. Indonesian Air Force military police officers place the flight data recorder in a safety box on a table to present it at a news conference following its recovery, at the Iskandar Military Airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, on Jan. 12. Divers have retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane's second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea, giving investigators the essential tools they need to start piecing together what brought Flight 8501 down.

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  7. The World Is Squared Part 5 - Balinese InterludeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Crooked Timber

    Happy new year, all. This episode of my ongoing travelogue finds me and the family slowing the pace down significantly and spending six weeks in Bali.

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  8. Teams of Indonesian divers resume search for AirAsia recorders, victimsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Reuters

    Indonesian divers resumed their search on Saturday for the black box flight recorders and passengers and crew of an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed into the sea nearly two weeks ago. Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501, with 162 people on board, lost contact with air traffic control during bad weather on Dec. 28, less than half way into a two-hour flight from Indonesia to Singapore.

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  9. AirAsia announces 100K dollars compensation per passenger aboard doomed Flight 8501Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Newkerala.com

    AirAsia has announced a compensation of nearly 125,000 dollars to the grieving families of passengers onboard the ill-fated Flight 8501. According to CNN, the company said it will provide about 100,000 dollars in compensation for each passenger on the plane.

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  10. AirAsia announces 100,000 dollars compensation per passenger aboard AirAsia QZ8501Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | DNA India

    AirAsia has announced a compensation of nearly 125,000 dollars to the grieving families of passengers onboard the ill-fated Flight 8501 According to CNN, AirAsia said it will provide about 100,000 dollars in compensation for each passenger on the plane. That's in addition to 24,000 dollars already offered to victims' families.

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  11. Jokowi ends culture of big-bash weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Nation

    If president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has his way, expect fewer invitations to lavish wedding parties this year. In fact, expect fewer wedding invitations altogether.

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  12. Reforming Indonesia's Aviation Safety ProceduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | CFR.org

    A crew member of an Indonesian Air Force NAS 332 Super Puma helicopter looks out a window during a flight with Muslim clerics to offer prayers for the victims of AirAsia flight QZ 8501, over the Java Sea off Pangkalan Bun on January 6, 2015. The crash of AirAsia Flight 8501, though tragic, was not an enormous surprise to anyone who follows aviation in Indonesia, or who has flown repeatedly in Indonesia.

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  13. JAKARTA: No more big-bash weddings, thank GodRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Asia News Network

    If president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has his way, expect fewer invitations to lavish wedding parties this year. In fact, expect fewer wedding invitations altogether.

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  14. Sister learnt brother was on AirAsia flight from selfieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Hindustan Times

    Indonesian Yunita Syawal first feared that her brother was on AirAsia Flight 8501 when she was sent a selfie of him and his friends boarding one of the carrier's planes at Surabaya airport. As they went aboard the aircraft on December 28, bound for a New Year's Eve break in Singapore, 23-year-old Hendra Gunawan Syawal and three of his friends paused for a moment to take a photo.

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  15. Sister learnt brother was on AirAsia jet from selfieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | The Times of India

    Since the disaster, relief teams have found various parts of the plane on the seabed, but they are struggling to locate the remaining bodies as bad weather and choppy seas complicate the recovery effort. As they went aboard the aircraft on December 28, bound for a New Year's Eve break in Singapore, 23-year-old Hendra Gunawan Syawal and three of his friends paused for a moment to take a photo.

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  16. 8Th day of AirAsia search begins; big parts found in Java SeaRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 3 | WICU12 Erie

    One week after AirAsia Flight QZ8501 disappeared from air traffic control radar, the search for victims and more of its wreckage was underway Sunday, officials said. Waves are expected to be 1.5 to 2 meters high, said Bambang Sulistyo, head of Indonesia's search and rescue agency, at a press conference in Jakarta.

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  17. Crash renews concerns over indonesian aviationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - When U.N. auditors visited Jakarta in May to rate the country's aviation safety, they came to a troubling conclusion: Indonesia was well below the global average in every category and scored just 61 percent in airworthiness. The audit reinforced the fact that Indonesia, which scored far worse than impoverished neighbors such as Laos and Myanmar, has a chronic problem with aviation safety.

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  18. Indonesia's airline industry faced concerns before crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Boston.com

    When a team of UN auditors visited Jakarta in May to rate the country's aviation safety, they came to a troubling conclusion. Indonesia was well below the global average in every category, and scored just 61 percent in airworthiness.

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  19. Indonesia's aviation record is cloudedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    When United Nations auditors visited Jakarta in May to rate the country's aviation safety, they came to a troubling conclusion: Indonesia was well below the global average in every category and scored just 61 percent in airworthiness. The audit reinforced the fact that Indonesia, which scored far worse than impoverished neighbors such as Laos and Myanmar, has a chronic problem with aviation safety.

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  20. Pinoy's wife, kid were passengers of ill-fated AirAsia flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA A Filipino's wife and daughter were among the passengers of the ill-fated AirAsia flight QZ8501, the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed Wednesday. DFA spokesperson Charles Jose said the Philippine Embassy in Jakarta was able to talk to Alejandro Santiago, who confirmed that his Indonesian wife and daughter were on the the flight.

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