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Candlelight vigils to be held for Canadian teacher detained in Indonesia

Candlelight vigils will be held in several cities tonight for a Canadian teacher who has been detained in Indonesia for more than two weeks.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Straits Times

Four bag Singapore's top award for nurses

Two days after a woman died in hospital following a heart attack, her children waited at a ward to thank Ms Karen Koh for the help she had given.


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Lose Weight And De-Stress With New Luxury Wellness Program at The Mulia Bali

Thanks to Elizabeth Gilbert , tourists have been eating, praying, and loving their way through Bali in droves in recent years.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Fitness, Yoga, Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Reiki

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: In Jokowi, the triumph of the common Indonesian

Indonesia's president-elect Joko Widodo does not give impressive off-the-cuff speeches, nor does he charm his audiences with fancy rhetoric.


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USA Today

Study finds humble bosses are best

Bosses who yell, threaten and micromanage their way to the top, often at the expense of miserable underlings are all too common in today's workplaces.


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Indonesia's next billionaires

The MCs at this charity gala in a flashy suburban Jakarta mall are in top form tonight, entertaining hundreds of orphaned children.


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Malaysia Chronicle

Australia shields top ASEAN leaders incl M'sian PM from being exposed by media over BRIBERY case

Australia has secured a super-injunction order barring its media from reporting on a multi-million-ringgit corruption case implicating top leaders from Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam in deals with the Reserve Bank of Australia , whistleblower site WikiLeaks revealed yesterday.


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Asia tourist boom fuels airport binge

Faced with snaking queues at immigration, overflowing baggage carousels and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Search for Survivors in Indonesia Ferry Accident

JAKARTA, Indonesia-Rescuers searched for six missing passengers Wednesday after a ferry carrying Eid al-Fitr celebrants overturned and sank, killing at least 12 people.


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Proportion of inter-ethnic marriages almost doubles over past decade

SingStat figures show that almost half of 3,865 inter-ethnic marriages involved a Chinese groom, while 13.1 per cent had a Caucasian groom and Chinese bride.


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Haze Fines Win Indonesia's Support With Caveats: Southeast Asia

The incoming president of Indonesia , a holdout in Southeast Asia 's pact to fight haze, is backing Singapore 's plan to wield heftier fines against overseas polluters as long as sovereignty is respected.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Environment, Science

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

In this Nov. 21, 2012, file photo, Amy Sorgent waits with her five-month-old son Miles in a line leading to security at San Diego International Airport in San Diego.


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House has to endorse President, Vice President: Oli

Oli said this while speaking with journalists at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu upon his arrival from Singapore after a medical check-up on Tuesday.


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The Nation

Indonesian girl trampled to death in cash-handout stampede

An 11-year old Indonesian girl was trampled to death Tuesday while queuing for a handout at the private residence of Vice President-elect Jusuf Kalla in South Sulawesi province.


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The Straits Times

5 things about wild boars in Singapore

About 80 wild boars in the Lower Peirce area have been culled by the authorities since 2012 to improve public safety and reduce damage to the area's vegetation.


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Asian Correspondent

Sex workers battle authorities in Indonesia's Dolly red light district

A 'karaoke girl' shouts protests against the city government's move to close down the Dolly prostitution complex in Indonesia.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Times

Freeport to resume exports after permit is approved

Indonesia issued an export permit for Freeport's local unit, Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi said in a text message.


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City of Temple

The Debonaires Perform Free Concert to Celebrate National Park and Recreation Month

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Yishun's Bottle Tree Park set to close in August

Bottle Tree Park in Yishun is set to close next month and most businesses there say they will be closing shop too as they were not able to come to an agreement on rent with the new operator.


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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

A relative guides a girl in prayer at the grave of their loved one in a cemetery in Gaza city, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Fasting, Health, Yemen