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2 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Traditional businesses facing tough times

Times change at lightning speed in the business world, but some small traditional operations are still hanging on despite daunting economic challenges.

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6 hrs ago | Business Times

Foreign brands targeting young Indonesians

Getting a foothold in Indonesia: Ikea will be investing US$100 million in its first store in the country, due to be opened in September.

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10 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Anti corruption agency seizes Jaguar from Indonesian mayor

The mayor of South Tangerang, an independent city in Banten province in Indonesia, is once again in the spotlight after the Corruption Eradication Commission confiscated a Jaguar registered under her name, which is believed to be tied to money laundering activities.

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15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Singapore, Indonesia must move beyond ship-naming incident: Dr Ng

Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen has said Singapore and Indonesia have to find ways to move beyond the incident involving the naming of a new frigate after two marines responsible for a bombing in Orchard Road in 1965.

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19 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesians, in general, are happy, says survey

For the first time in history, the Central Statistics Agency issued late on Wednesday a survey that measured the level of happiness among Indonesians.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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JAKARTA: Listed Indonesian bread maker lower sales growth target

Publicly listed bread maker Nippon Indosari Corpindo has set a lower sales growth target this year amid a decline in the country's economic activities, which had suppressed the company's bottom line last year.

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The New Zealand Herald

Sunday, April 27

1978 - Mohammed Daoud is thrown out in a bloody coup and replaced by Afghanistan's first communist ruler, Nur Mohammed Taraki.

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CNN

Pangandaran National Park

It was a skulking monitor lizard who greeted us at the little-known Pangandaran National Park, in West Java, Indonesia.

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Missing S'porean ferry passenger found

A Singaporean who went missing while travelling on a ferry from Malaysia to Singapore has been found.

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JAKARTA: Calls for Islamic alliance in Indonesia get lukewarm response

A coalition claiming to represent Indonesia's Islamic mass organisations has called on Islamic-based political parties to immediately form an alliance and endorse their own candidate for the upcoming presidential election in the world's largest Muslim-majority country.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Legal marriage age contributes to mortality, says Indonesian group

The National Commission on Violence against Women called on the government to raise the legal minimum age for marriage from 16 to 18 years old for females.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Boy rape case raises questions about safety at schools in Indonesia

In the wake of the alleged sexual abuse case at Jakarta International School in South Jakarta, Indonesia, where a six-year-old kindergarten student was supposedly gang raped by several members of the school's cleaning staff, questions have been raised about safety at schools, in particularly at JIS.

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The Telegraph

NMDC eyes coal mine in Indonesia

Calcutta, April 18: NMDC Ltd is on the verge of completing its due diligence for a thermal-coal mine of the Shree Renuka group in Indonesia.

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Opinion: Did Jesus really rise from the dead?

Penitents in San Fernando, Philippines, hang from wooden crosses on Good Friday, April 18, as they take part in a re-enactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion.

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Wall Street Journal

Indonesia Boat Capsizes, Killing at Least 7

JAKARTA, Indonesia-At least seven people died when an overloaded fishing boat capsized and sank in rough waters during a centuries-old Good Friday procession in eastern Indonesia.

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The Straits Times

Seven killed after boat carrying Christian worshippers sinks off east Indonesia: Police

Seven people died, including three children, when a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers celebrating Easter sank on Friday off eastern Indonesia, the police said.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Boat capsizes in Indonesia; 7 dead, 30 rescued

Local police spokesman Lt. Col. Okto Riwu says the fishing boat was designed to hold only 30 people but had more than 70 onboard.

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Star Tribune

Boat carrying Good Friday observers capsizes in Indonesia; 7 dead

Police say a boat loaded with people in a Good Friday procession has capsized in eastern Indonesia, and at least seven people have died.

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Boat capsizes in Indonesia; dozens missing, 7 dead

A boat loaded with people in a Good Friday procession capsized in high waves off eastern Indonesia, leaving dozens of people missing and at least seven dead, police said.

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The Age

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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