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3 hrs ago | The Nation
An opportunity has arisen for Thai durian exporters to increase sales of the "king of fruit", following Indonesia's recent decision to grant a special Thai quota for durians, after previously planning to halt all imports during the second half of the year. Somkiat Triratpan, deputy director-general of the Trade Negotiations Department, said the Indonesian authorities had opened a special import quota for 5,000 tonnes of Thai durian this month and October.
7 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle
Indonesian media has reported the claimed made by the Chief of the Indonesian Police Force regarding what actually happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared with 239 people on March 2014. As reported by Kompas.com, Police Chief General Sutarman said that he knows what had actually happened to the flight and had spoken to the Head of the Malaysian Police.
11 hrs ago | The Straits Times
Headed by National University of Singapore president Tan Chorh Chuan, known for his collegial style of working, it will look at four areas: It convenes in mid-September, must provide initial recommendations by early 2015, and is expected to complete its study within a year - perhaps in time for next August's National Day Rally speech by the Prime Minister. COF reform is an issue with many facets.
Indonesia's anti-terrorism police have arrested four Turks suspected of being linked to the Islamic State militant group, a spokesman said on Sunday . JAKARTA: Indonesia's anti-terrorism police have arrested four Turks suspected of being linked to the Islamic State militant group, a spokesman said on Sunday .
Nicole Kidman arrived home to her grieving family in Sydney on Sunday morning following the sudden death of her father in Singapore. Dr Antony Kidman died on Friday after suffering a suspected heart attack in the restaurant of an exclusive hotel in Singapore, where he had travelled to spend time with his youngest daughter Antonia and his six grandchildren.
The body of a seven-year-old boy was found at the foot of a block of flats in Tampines Avenue 4 on Saturday . Body of a seven-year-old boy was found at the foot of a block of flats at Tampines Ave 4 on Saturday, Sep 13. SINGAPORE: The body of a seven-year-old boy was found at the foot of a block of flats in Tampines Avenue 4 on Saturday .
An 81-year-old woman who lives at Serangoon North Avenue 1 has died from dengue fever, the third such death this year. The area has an active dengue cluster with two cases.
After making the Vietnam Open Grand Prix final last week, Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy once again entered the men's singles summit clash at the $125,000 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold in Palembang Saturday. The only Indian left in the competition, Prannoy hit top form to oust Malaysian ninth seed Daren Liew 21-14, 14-21, 21-14 in a 58-minute semi-final encounter at the GOR Jakabaring.
Malaysians, travelling to Singapore, will not only be hit by toll rate increases on both sides of the Causeway, but also a higher Vehicle Entry Permit Fee for foreign-registered vehicles entering Singapore. KUALA LUMPUR: For Malaysians, travelling to Singapore just became more expensive.
Mount Slamet volcano in Central Java province erupted again Friday, spewing a column of ash up to one km high, forcing more than 20,000 villagers living on the slopes of the mountain to prepare for evacuation, officials said here. Powerful bursts of hot ash and gravel erupted at 12.44 p.m. and 1.35 p.m. Jakarta time from the rumbling volcano, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the national disaster management agency, told Xinhua over phone.
Mathew Davies, 25, travelled to Indonesia last year from his home in Blackwood, near Caerphilly, to take up a job with a computer firm A young man who has been locked up without charge in one of the world's most notorious jails has appealed for help in a message sent to WalesOnline. Mathew Davies, 25, travelled to Indonesia last year from his home in Blackwood, near Caerphilly, to take up a job with a computer firm.
Tan Tock Seng Hospital said Kidman was brought there Friday, but would not release any further details. The University of Technology in Sydney, where Kidman worked as a researcher and practitioner for 43 years, confirmed his death.
JAKARTA, Indonesia-Statements to police by a 6-year-old alleged rape victim and his mother assert that the boy was attacked by staff members in "secret rooms" at the Jakarta International School and was partially anesthetized by a "magic stone" that a suspect conjured from thin air. The police documents, which were reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, identify eight other boys who were allegedly abused earlier this year by staff members at the prestigious school.
Tin producers in Indonesia, the largest exporter, are holding out for sales of the metal above the benchmark spot rate in London to try to counter a decline in prices to the lowest level in more than a year. Futures rose.
Assoc Prof Sun's brainchild - the multifunctional water filtration membrane, which is resistant to harsh conditions. SINGAPORE: After 17 years of research and testing, a first-of-its-kind water filtration membrane is set to find its way into wastewater treatment facilities in China and be used to provide clean water to an Indonesian company.
A former Calgary teacher who has been detained without charges in Indonesia for 60 days received notice Thursday that his detention will be extended by another 30 days, according to his brother. Neil Bantleman and Ferdinand Tjiong, his colleague at Jakarta International School, are both accused of sexually abusing students at the school.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:49 pm
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