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1 hr ago | The Star Online

Made in Batam: Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

The famous feline may be an American creation but its TV series is being made on the Indonesian resort island of Batam.


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5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Tensions high in Jakarta as court ruling due on presidential election

Jakarta: The Indonesian capital is on tenterhooks today as the country awaits a "final and binding" ruling from the Constitutional Court about who won its presidential election.


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9 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.


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13 hrs ago | Suria

Indonesia court rejects election challenge

Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected ex-general Prabowo Subianto's challenge to the results of last month's presidential election, which he lost to Jakarta governor Joko Widodo.


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17 hrs ago | Medical News

Scientists discover predictive marker to classify breast cancer patients for effective treatment

A predictive marker discovered by scientists at A*STAR and NUS could help doctors classify breast cancer patients for more effective treatment Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to chemotherapy , through the identification of a unique gene .


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21 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Indonesian police fire tear gas at poll protesters

Indonesian police fired tear gas Wednesday to disperse protesters trying to get close to a court set to rule on a challenge to the legality of last month's elections.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Indonesia's highest court to decide on election challenge

Indonesia's presidential candidate Joko ''Jokowi'' Widodo gestures to supporters a day after he was named winner in the presidential election in Taman Proklamasi, Jakarta July 23, 2014.


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Indonesia president says Islamic State...

The president of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia, on Thursday called the actions of Islamic State militants "embarrassing" to the religion and urged Islamic leaders to unite in tackling extremism.


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Japan looks to Indonesian poultry supplies after Chinese food scandal

Indonesia and Japan are in talks to resume poultry shipments from the Southeast Asian nation after a 10-year stoppage, an Indonesian government minister said on Wednesday, with any agreement likely to be worth an initial $200 million per year.


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Christian Science Monitor

In a first, Indonesia's capital gets an ethnic Chinese governor

Basuki Purnama, then-vice governor, talks to residents affected by floods during his visit to Jakarta on January 19, 2013.


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National Public Radio

Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System

At a local FairPrice Supermarket in central Singapore, you'll find baby carrots grown in Bakersfield, Calif., - the same ones for sale at my local grocery store in Washington, D.C. Such well-traveled vegetables aren't unusual in the tiny island-state, which imports more than 90 percent of its food from some 35 countries.


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Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app

The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said on Wednesday .


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Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Indonesian start-ups to get $200 million in seed money

The state-controlled company hopes to spur a nationwide creative industry, which it expects to contribute to the country's economic growth.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The China Post

Indonesian president-elect holds up Taiwan as productivity role model

Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo has cited Taiwan as a role model for his country, saying that the advances in Taiwan's human resources has led to high productivity.


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Indonesian boat sinking survivor: We had to swim for shore

Rescuers have expanded the search for two tourists missing more than three days after the boat they were traveling on sank in Indonesia, as survivors recounted their ordeal at sea.


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Salisbury Journal

Mother's 'relief' over boat girls

A mother has spoken of her relief after her two daughters swam for eight hours to safety when their boat sank in rough seas while travelling between islands in Indonesia.


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a U.S. Naval Ship Sunk During World War II Is Identified

Deputy Chief of Mission Kristen Bauer , Capt. Richard Stacpoole , and Marine Lt.


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India Auto News

Yamaha R25 TVC launched in Indonesia, India awaits its turn

Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing commenced deliveries of the Yamaha R25 sports bike and has confirmed that international exports will begin by end 2014 or early 2015.


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Indonesia's 69th Independence Day marked

Office of the Honorary Consul of Indonesia held flag hoisting ceremony in Kathmandu on Sunday to celebrate 69th Independence Day of Indonesia.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Australia, Indonesia hope to heal rift with pact

Australia and Indonesia have reached an agreement that will heal a bilateral rift sparked last November by accusations that Australia had tapped the cell phones of the Indonesian president, his wife and eight Indonesian ministers and officials in 2009, an official said on Tuesday.


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