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Jakarta International School child rape claim shocks expat community

Police have urged parents of other students at the school to check the behaviour of their children and report anything suspicious, after the shocking child rape claim at Jakarta International School.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Indonesia's Child Protection Commission Urges Tougher Penalties For Child Sex Offenders

Indonesia's National Commission for the Protection of Children has urged authorities to impose heavier punishment on child abusers particularly those involved in sexual assault.

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The New Zealand Herald

Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games

Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country's reputation could be at risk if things don't go smoothly.

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Asia News Network

SURABAYA: Indonesian Navy set to have locally built frigate

The Indonesian Navy will soon have its own locally made frigate when the construction of the PKR 10514 guided-missile destroyer escort is completed in 2016.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Navy captain stood aside over breach

A Royal Australian Navy captain will lose command of his ship and another will receive administrative punishment over the recent incursions into Indonesian waters during border protection operations.

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Bangkok Post

Young Indonesians woo investors

Consumer-focused companies from Ikea to European automakers are putting money into Indonesia to target the country's young population.

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Digital Game Developer

Mega Build Indonesia and Keramika 2014 Grows by 75%

JAKARTA, Apr 17, 2014 - - MEGA BUILD INDONESIA and KERAMIKA 2014 kicked off today at Jakarta Convention Center by Mr. MS.

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Yahoo!

Canberra 'must share asylum-seeker burden'

Video from the ABC that appears to show an Australian navy ship towing a lifeboat carrying asylum seekers back to Indonesia.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Mental health problems plague Indonesian election hopefuls

Many of the approximately 230,000 candidates running for seats in local and national legislatures across Indonesia invested huge amounts of their own money to fund campaigns, but some are now paying an even greater price.

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Film Comment

To Singapore, with Love

Scattered about the globe, in London, Thailand, and neighboring Malaysia, the subjects of this expertly crafted, enormously moving documentary are Singaporean political exiles who fled their country decades ago to escape detention or worse for their beliefs and activism.

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Reuters

Indonesia Press-Ford Indonesia unit Q1 sales down 52 pct -Kontan

Automobile distributor PT Motor Ford Indonesia, a unit of U.S.-listed Ford Motor Co, recorded a 52 percent fall in sales in the first quarter of this year from a year earlier, according to a report by the Indonesian automotive manufacturers association .

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Medgadget

Winners of Stanford Center on Longevity's Design Challenge Announced

The bowls are colored blue to add a visual contrast with the food within and their bottoms are slanted so the food naturally gathers together.

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Metropulse.com

'The Raid 2' Raises the Stakes on Indonesian Action

When Welsh filmmaker Gareth Evans made 2011's The Raid: Redemption , he didn't have time for self-indulgence.

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Suria

Singapore accepts Indonesia apology over...

Singapore on Wednesday welcomed an apology from Indonesia's military chief over the naming of a warship after two marines who staged a deadly bombing in the city-state in 1965.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Jokowi, Prabowo Are Foreign Investors' Choice As New Indonesian President

By Elmi Rizal Alias JAKARTA, April 16 -- Future presidential candidates, Joko Widodo or Jokowi from the Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle and the Great Indonesian Movement Party founder, Prabowo Subianto, are two leaders who have become foreign investors' choice as the new president of Indonesia.

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Bloomberg

Cocoa Imports by Indonesia Jumping on Chocolate Demand

Cocoa purchases by Indonesia , the third-biggest grower, will probably increase fourfold to a record this year as the government plans to scrap an import tax, according to the country's grinders association.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian gov't plans to reduce foreign borrowings

The Indonesian government will reduce the share of external debts to the country's total obligations to minimise dependence on foreign debt and mitigate currency risks, an official at the Finance Ministry has said.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Online shopping in Indonesia seen to grow by 40%

Indonesians shop online mostly to buy fashion, cosmetic and electronic products; airline tickets, and tour packages, according to a survey conducted by Visa Worldwide Indonesia.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Straits Times

Veteran doctor charged with making false declaration

A veteran doctor and motoring writer already convicted of molesting a patient was charged on Wednesday with knowingly making a false declaration when trying to get his practising certificate.

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Hospitality Net

Patrick Murray has been appointed General Manager at Alila Jakarta, Indonesia

Patrick has over 30 years experience in the hospitality industry.He started his career with the Intercontinental Hotel in London before going on to work in some of the capital's most recognised hotels, including The Ritz Hotel, The Berkeley, Hyatt Carlton Tower and the Hyde Park Hotel before moving to Australia where he was part of the opening team ... (more)

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