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  1. The Government of Indonesia, UNESCO, Panasonic Join Hands to Support...Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Information Technology

    The Ministry of Culture and Elementary and Secondary Education of the Republic of Indonesia, PT. Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur, Prambanan and Ratu Boko [*1], the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Office in Jakarta, and Corporation signed a four-way Memorandum of Understanding on October 9 to promote "conservation and awareness raising for the protection of UNESCO World Heritage Sites" and "education and cultural activities aimed at sustainable development for young people in the vicinity of the Borobudur, Prambanan, Ratu Boko sites in Indonesia."

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  2. Cuba and IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... world had pretty much joined the world of Islam at the time of the Bandung Conference, which took place in Indonesia in 1955. The USSR recognized Israel officially in 1991, shortly before the fall of the Soviet Union. China did so in1992. On the ...

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  3. SE Asia Stocks-Mostly up as U.S. Fed stance boosts sentimentRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... currency rebounded strongly in the past two days after touching its weakest in 16 years on Tuesday. PT Bank Negara Indonesia Tbk, Indonesia's fourth largest bank by assets, rose 1.3 percent. Trimegah Securities said the bank is waiting for a permit ...

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  4. JAKARTA: Yudhoyono treads the neutral line to stay relevantRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... that will presumably judge each issue on its merits. This has never happened before in the 16 years since Indonesia embarked on democratic rule. But it clearly appeals to Dr Yudhoyono because it allows him the flexibility he craves and, more ...

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  5. JAKARTA: Indonesian minister forces schools to quit curriculumRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Culture and elementary and secondary education minister Anies Baswedan has warned schools to follow his instruction to stop using the 2013 curriculum or the ministry will halt support for them. He reasoned that because the previous government had implemented the curriculum after only a one-year trial, many schools were evidently not ready to take it on.

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  6. JAKARTA: Indonesia buys power generators for remote areasRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    The energy and mineral resources ministry has set aside1 trillion rupiah to buy small diesel generators with a combined capacity of 60 megawatts for 47 border areas and outlying islands in Indonesia. "Funds of 1 trillion rupiah will be used to buy generators and the distribution equipment for 47 border areas and outlying islands," director general of Electrical Power at the energy and mineral resources ministry Jarman said following a meeting of the National Energy Council on yesterday.

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  7. JAKARTA: Duties on finished goods to be raisedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... treatment for the upstream as well as the downstream industries, providing both sufficient room to grow. Indonesia currently places a 6.8 per cent import duty on foreign goods, lower than other emerging economies like China (9.6 per cent), Brazil ...

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  8. Lower oil prices expected to boost Asian demand growth in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Times

    Lower oil prices could boost demand in Asia in 2015, with spot interest for diesel, Asia's most widely used fuel, picking up in countries like Vietnam, Philippines and Indonesia, traders and analysts said. [SINGAPORE] Lower oil prices could boost demand in Asia in 2015, with spot interest for diesel, Asia's most widely used fuel, picking up in countries like Vietnam, Philippines and Indonesia, traders and analysts said.

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  9. Zumba Gold Friday OnlyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | City of Temple

    ... each other and contributing to each others and dedicated to the people who have hometown in Lhokseumawe, Aceh - Indonesia. http://www.bappedalhokseumawe.web.id View all calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar. ...

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  10. Taiwan named by Singapore travellers as top New Year destination: SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Taipei is where most Singaporeans looking to travel during New Year's Eve will flock to, while London emerged tops among global travellers polled, according to TripAdvisor. SINGAPORE: Taiwan emerged as the most popular destination for Singaporeans to travel to during the New Year period, while London came up tops among global travellers, according to a TripAdvisor survey released on Thursday .

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  11. SINGAPORE: Heart attack, suicide among top killers in S'poreRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Suicide and heart attack were the top causes of deaths among 15- to 49-year-olds here last year, accounting for 337 lives, while the top killer for those aged 70 and older was pneumonia. These figures, which did not go into greater detail, come from a global study published in The Lancet medical journal yesterday comparing causes of death and burden of disease in 188 countries between 1990 and last year.

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  12. Singapore's listed companies may miss corporate governance guidelines: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    These companies may take until 2020 to fully comply with board independence guidelines - three years after they are required to be aligned with the Code of Corporate Governance in 2017, according to a joint NUS-CPA Australia study. SINGAPORE: Listed companies in the Republic may be in danger of not meeting the 2017 deadline to comply fully with the country's Code of Corporate Governance, according to analysis of this year's Governance and Transparency Index.

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  13. Russia Contagion to Asia Seen Limited by Slimmed-Down BorrowingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... disasters in Argentina and Turkey failed to trigger crises in the region. While markets haven't been unaffected -- Indonesia and India bought their currencies this week after they slid -- policy shifts and domestic demand may help. With swelling ...

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  14. ICA warns of heavy traffic at Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints during festive seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority on Friday warned travellers of heavy traffic at the Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints during the festive period between Dec 23 and Jan 4, 2015. "With security checks, traffic build-up is inevitable, especially when a large number of travellers use the checkpoints at the same time.

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  15. Keppel Land to acquire 75% stake in retail management company Array Real EstateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Mainboard-listed Keppel Land has agreed to enter into a joint venture with Hong Kong-based Array Holdings through the acquisition of a 75 per cent stake in Array Real Estate Pte Ltd . The remaining 25 per cent stake will continue to be held by Array Holdings.

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  16. Food picks: A New York-style deli, juicy meatballs, fresh Korean noodles and soft fishballsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    There is a striking neon sign in Sacha & Sons, a newly opened New York-style deli in Mandarin Gallery, that says: Hey! What am I, chopped liver? Sacha & Sons takes the place of the successful brunch spot Wild Honey, which has moved next door, and both are owned by Guy Wachs and Stephanie Hancock, who have lived and worked in New York. The Chopped Liver is like a coarse pate pepped up with caramelised onion, chopped egg and chopped pickles.

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  17. Indonesian Armed Forces Chief Gen. Moeldoko said that the threat now...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Indonesia's top military commander said in an interview that the world's most populous Muslim nation sees the Islamic State movement in Syria and Iraq as a grave threat to the world and that Jakarta wants to increase coordination with Washington to counter the radical group's rise in Southeast Asia. Indonesian National Defense Forces Commander Gen.

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  18. SMC Heads-Up: Tsunami anniversary, kicking the hab...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Scoop

    In This Issue: Merry Christmas; Science radar; Kicking the habit; Boxing Day Tsunami; Policy news; SAVVY; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights It has been another big year for science and the media and we want to thank you all for working with the Science Media Centre during 2014. From the Science Media SAVVY participants to the Scibloggers, the hundreds of experts we've quoted in our releases to the comms managers we've collaborated with, none of what we do would be possible without your enthusiastic support.

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  19. Blackstone Ready to Wait 5 Years for Singapore Property RecoveryRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Blackstone Group LP, which is taking part in the refinancing of luxury Singapore properties, is prepared to wait as long as five years for a turnaround in residential prices to see higher returns on the transaction. Blackstone and Malaysia's CIMB Bank Bhd.

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  20. Say hello to kitty at cat museumRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Learn more about cats at Lion City Kitty museum-playground in Purvis Street, get to know some cats and maybe even adopt one The Muses section of Lion City Kitty - a multi-concept social enterprise set up by former Gold 90.5FM DJ Jessica Seet - is where cats from the Cat Welfare Society have a temporary home until they are adopted. -- PHOTO: TED CHEN FOR THE STRAITS TIMES The Muses section of Lion City Kitty - a multi-concept social enterprise set up by former Gold 90.5FM DJ Jessica Seet - is where cats from the Cat Welfare Society have a temporary home until they are adopted.

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