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3 hrs ago | Yahoo!

French journalists held in Papua 'likely to face trial'

Two French journalists arrested in Indonesia's Papua while reporting on the separatist movement are likely to go on trial, their lawyer said Tuesday, with the pair facing up to five years in jail.

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8 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Saving and being saved by the waterways

Mr Eugene Heng, chairman of the Waterways Watch Society , has spent the past 16 years picking up litter in waterways.

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11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Singapore study finds bilingual babies may be brighter

Six-month-old infants spoken to in two languages show better learning and memory than infants exposed to one language, according to a study conducted by SICS, KKH and NUH.

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12 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

Man Breaks Window at Indonesian Consulate: Police

Broken window at the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia at 1111 Columbus Ave. in San Francisco.

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16 hrs ago | Reuters

Indonesia wants more foreign investors in manufacturing - investment chief

Indonesia's investment authority wants to attract more foreign investment into manufacturing and other value-added industries to wean the economy off the volatile resources sector, its chairman said.

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16 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Slap in the Face! Allah ban is ridiculous - Indonesian minister

Prohibiting use of the word 'Allah' by non-Muslims is taking things a bit "too far", says Indonesia's newly-minted minister of religious affairs.

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19 hrs ago | Deseret News

US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all 25 aboard rescued

In this file photo, a U.S. military helicopter, the CH-53E Super Stallion airlifts humanitarian aid to be dropped in affected regions around Pariaman, north of Padang, Indonesia on Saturday Oct. 10, 2009.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Navy

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Nabbed Indonesian police officers linked to int'l drug ring

Two members of the West Kalimantan Police detained by the Royal Malaysian Police in Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia on Aug. 29 are believed to be involved in an international drug syndicate, an official has said.

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Wall Street Journal

ISIS in Southeast Asia

ISIS is attracting followers from Muslim communities across the Asia-Pacific. In Indonesia, radical groups have declared support for the Islamic State in Jakarta, Surakarta and other cities.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: US firms prefer Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, survey shows

Indonesia remains the most preferred destination in the Asean region of American companies for their future expansion despite the many challenges they encounter in doing business in the country, a recent regional survey has found.

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NHK World

Indonesian President-elect: Ready for mediation

The next President of Indonesia says he is ready to mediate between China and other Asian countries to solve their territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Man arrested for fighting tries to bribe police with cigarettes

The man was one of two arrested for fighting, and will be under probe by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau.

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NEWS.com.au

Tiger taken from Indonesia death zoo dies

A SUMATRAN tiger rescued from Indonesia's "death zoo" has died, but not before inspiring thousands to take notice of what was happening there.

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Daily Times

Indonesian female governor jailed for corruption : September 01, 2014,

JAKARTA: Indonesia's first female provincial leader and head of one of the country's most powerful political dynasties was jailed for four years on Monday for bribing a top judge over an election dispute.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesian President Yudhoyono to be conferred Order of Temasek

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the award is being conferred on President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono for his positive contributions to the relationship between Singapore and Indonesia during his ten years in office.

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TEFL.com

Indonesia: Teachers Needed in East Java, Indonesia

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Asia News Network

New Hakka museum in Jakarta recognises Indonesian Chinese pioneers

Few Indonesians are aware that many Chinese Indonesians were involved in the struggle for independence, or that ethnic Chinese naval commander John Lie played a key role in getting arms past the Dutch blockade to freedom fighters.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian food chains setting up shop in Singapore

A bowl of mee bakso - beefball noodles - at Indonesian food chain Es Teler 77 in Singapore 10 years ago inspired Edy Ongkowijaya, a Nanyang Polytechnic graduate, to start his own food business in the Lion City.

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Daily Kos

Tips for first day of work in Jakarta Indonesia to avoid deceit

First day of work could at all times be a nerve-wracking experience. It is even worse if you work abroad; odds are there would be culture differences that might become your cause of anxiety.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Reuters

Indonesia Press-Pakuwon Jati plans to commence work on 'superblock' in 2015 -Kontan

Property developer PT Pakuwon Jati Tbk plans to commence construction of a "superblock" on a 4.2-hectare site in South Jakarta next year, said Corporate Secretary Minarto Basuki.

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