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  1. Indonesia issues execution orders for Australians, Filipino: media, lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Straits Times

    Two Australian drug traffickers and a Filipino woman were on Saturday given official notification by Indonesia that they will be executed, but with no given date, reports and a lawyer said. They include Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, ringleaders of the "Bali Nine" heroin trafficking gang, and mother-of-two Mary Jane Veloso.

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  2. Bali Nine families and diplomats en route to Cilicap amid emotional pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | ABC News

    ... the world and have a good and productive life Sukumaran and his co-charged Andrew Chan were sentenced to death in Indonesia in 2006, as ringleaders of the Bali Nine drug smuggling gang. Consular officials from the countries whose citizens face ...

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  3. Thai FM backs new strategic partnership between Asia and AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Pattaya Mail

    The ministerial meeting of the Asian -African Conference 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia has officially ended with a wide range of views shared towards reinvigorating strategic partnership between Asia and Africa. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Tanasak Patimapragorn said after the meeting that Thailand backed the conference theme on "South-South Cooperation for Peace and Global Prosperity" and also shared its experience on sustainable development in line with the King's philosophy on Sufficiency Economy.

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  4. Pray for death row inmate Veloso, Binay urges FilipinosRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    VICE President Jejomar Binay called on the Filipinos on Saturday to pray for Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipina facing death penalty in Indonesia, as she and nine other drug convicts are to be executed by firing squad. "I urge everyone to include Mary Jane and her family in their prayers.

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  5. Time capsule marking farewell to Mr Lee to be buried in Tanjong Pagar and opened in 2065Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Straits Times

    From tribute notes to newspaper reports, a time capsule capturing the surge of emotions from Singaporeans over the passing of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew was prepared for burial on Saturday, to be only opened in 50 years. It will be interred at Tanjong Pagar Community Club, which is at the heart of the constituency that Mr Lee had represented for 60 years.

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  6. Bali Nine Execution: Andrew Chan, Myuran Sukumaran Officially Given 72 Hours' NoticeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | International Business Times

    IN PHOTO: Australian Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran wait in a temporary cell for their appeal hearing in Denpasar District Court in Indonesia's resort island of Bali September 21, 2010. They are members of a group known as the Bali Nine, arrested in April 2005 in Bali with 8.3 kg of heroin strapped to their bodies.

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  7. Mercy pleas for Indonesia death row inmates as families arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

    Children of Filipina drug convict and death row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, Mark Darren, 6 , Mark Daniel, 12 , along with other relatives arrive in Cilacap, to visit Nusakambangan maximum security prison island, on April 25, 2015 Families of foreign drug convicts set to be hauled before the firing squad in Indonesia issued desperate mercy pleas on Saturday, as France warned of "diplomatic consequences" if one of its nationals is executed. Consular officials and relatives were arriving at a town near Nusakambangan, the high-security prison island where Indonesian executions are carried out, and where all of the death row convicts are now congregated.

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  8. Countdown to death: Bali pair given final noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    ... grounds she was "primarily a human trafficking victim in the first place, and therefore, must be protected". Her Indonesia lawyer Ismail Muhammad, who visited Veloso on the island on Saturday with her two young sons and other family members, said ...

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  9. Ocean Atlantic Realty welcomes nine new realtorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cape Gazette

    Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty has announced the recent addition of nine realtors to its team of real estate professionals. "We are thrilled to have these agents on board with us at Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's," said Justin Healy, broker at OASIR.

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  10. French president warns Indonesia of 'consequences' if French......Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Vision

    French President Francois Hollande warned Saturday that Indonesia faced diplomatic "consequences" if it pushes ahead with the planned execution of Frenchman Serge Atlaoui over drug trafficking offences. "If he is executed, there will be consequences with France and Europe because we cannot accept this type of execution," he told reporters during a visit to Baku in Azerbaijan, adding that the repercussions would essentially be of a "diplomatic" nature.

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  11. Hong Kong Startups Soon To Get $6M More Thanks To Science Park FundRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am the author of Silicon Dragon and Startup Asia . My news and events group, Silicon Dragon Ventures , publishes e-newsletters, hosts a talk show, and develops forums in the world's tech hotspots.

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  12. Bali Nine pair get 72-hour noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... days. The men's lawyers had said they would move their battle to save the men to the constitutional court but Indonesia's attorney-general said any win would not be retrospective and therefore could not save them from firing squad. Jakarta had been ...

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  13. Sleeper replacement works on North-South Line to be completed by end-AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Train journey times along the North-South Line are expected to be shortened by 10 to 15 per cent with the completion of the sleeper replacement programme. SINGAPORE: The sleeper replacement programme on the North-South Line will be completed by the end of April, SMRT and the Land Transport Authority announced in a joint news release on Saturday .

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  14. MANILA: Filipina drug convict reunites with children, parents on execution islandRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Filipina deathrow convict Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso will reunite with her children and parents Saturday after Indonesian authorities allowed her immediate family's first visit to Nusakambangan, known as Indonesia's execution island where inmates are about to face the 12-member firing squad. The family, lawyers, and embassy officials will travel from Yogyakarta to the port area where they will take a 15-minute boat trip to the island, Edre Olalia, secretary general of the National Union of People's Lawyers and one of the private counsels of Veloso presently in Indonesia.

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  15. SEOUL: Abe disappointsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... what the circumstances," in reference to the principles of peaceful settlement of disputes proclaimed in Bandung, Indonesia, 60 years ago. Also Wednesday, a bi-partisan group of more than 100 Japanese lawmakers visited the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, ...

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  16. Southeast Asia Pet Care Market Analysis, Industry Segmentation and Growth 2014 to 2020Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... of pet humanization and increasing adoption of private label brands in countries such as Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. FMI analyst P.S. Neha sheds light on why the SEA pet care market will become one of the major markets in the region ...

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  17. 'I fear the worst': Julie Bishop admits her concern Bali Nine...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... to Cilacap, the port town closest to Nusakambangan where the Bali Nine pair are now jailed, for a meeting about Indonesia's execution plans. 'I fear the worst,' Ms Bishop told reporters in Brussels. 'I fear that Indonesia will seek to proceed with ...

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  18. Indian-Origin Diplomat Awarded For His Services in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Outlook

    Indian-origin diplomat Gopinath Pillai has been bestowed with 'Outstanding Service Award' for his services to the city-state by the National University of Singapore here. 78-year-old Gopinath Pillai, who is currently the Ambassador-at-Large of Singapore and special envoy to Andhra Pradesh recieved the award yesterday.

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  19. Mercy pleas for death row inmates as families arrive on Indonesian prison islandRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    ... from a holding cell while awaiting a court trial in Denpasar on Bali island on Feb14, 2006. -- PHOTO: AFP CILACAP, Indonesia (AFP) - Families of foreign drug convicts set to be hauled before the firing squad in Indonesia issued desperate mercy pleas ...

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  20. Frenchman removed from Bali nine execution listRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Jakarta: A French man on death row in Indonesia has won a temporary reprieve from the firing squad but any hope for the Bali nine organisers and seven other prisoners is disappearing. Indonesian Foreign Ministry spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir told Fairfax Media the French Embassy was not among those summoned to discuss the imminent executions because Serge Atlaoui still had a legal case before the Administrative Court.

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