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1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Lessons From The Indonesian Elections

By Elmi Rizal Alias JAKARTA -- The recent general election in Indonesia provided a new perspective of the electoral process in the world's third biggest democracy after India and the European Union.

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5 hrs ago | Lifestyles

Pirates raid Singapore tanker in Malacca Strait, steal diesel fuel; 3 Indonesian crew missing

Pirates raided a Japanese tanker in the Malacca Strait and pilfered several million litres of diesel fuel it was carrying, Malaysian marine police said Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Saudi Arabia Extends RM226.72 Million Aid For Indonesian Quake Victims

The Saudi Arabian government extended relief funds totalling Rp806.6 billion to assist victims of major earthquakes and tsunami in Aceh province and other areas in Indonesia last December, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported quoting Saudi Arabian Vice Interior Minister as saying.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

International school teacher William Vahey suspected of life-long child sex abuse

The FBI is seeking the public'?'s assistance to identify alleged victims of a suspected international child predator, William James Vahey, 64, who worked in private schools in nine countries, beginning in 1972.

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KSAT-TV San Antonio

Houston FBI: One of worst child sex abuse cases ever

Houston FBI agents are working on a recent case of child sexual assaults that is one of the worst they've ever seen, involving more than 90 victims.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Five Men Rob Japanese Vessel Of Diesel, Abduct Three Crew

PORT KLANG, April 23 -- Five men, two of them armed with pistols and one with a machete, siphoned off two million litres of diesel from a Japanese vessel about 16 nautical miles from Pulau Ketam here yesterday, marine police said.

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The Age

UN representatives criticise Abbott Government's boat tow-back policy

Australian customs officials and navy personnel escort asylum seekers onto Christmas Island on August 21, 2013.

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Canada.com

Gallery: Earth Day 2014

Photos from around the world as people hold events to spread awareness of conservation efforts and support environmental protection on Earth Day, which is observed annually on April 22. Aceh students with their bodies coated in mud roll a globe symbolizing the Earth during an Earth Day celebration in Banda Aceh on April 22, 2014.

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HotelChatter

Sentosa: Singapore's Sentosa Island to Get Cozier with a New Sofitel Hotel

One easy destination to explore near Singapore that doesn't require a trip back to Changi Airport is Sentosa Island .

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Malaysian National News Agency

Actors, Actresses To Promote Indonesia Destinations

By Elmi Rizal Alias JAKARTA, April 22 -- Indonesia's Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry wants actors, actresses and public figures in the country to help promote domestic tourism.

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Newsday

Indonesia's transgender Islamic school

An Islamic transgender boarding school has been reopened in the city of Yogyakarta on the Indonesian island of Java, it's reported.

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The Star Online

Indonesian political sniping offers presidential hopeful Jokowi some help

Indonesian presidential frontrunner Joko "Jokowi" Widodo looks to be getting some extra help from the bickering that threatens to undermine his chief rivals to become the next leader of the world's third biggest democracy.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Muslim leaders join fray in Indonesia's coalition game

Prominent clerics from 67 Muslim organisations have called on the five Islamic-based parties to band together in a coalition ahead of the July 9 presidential election.

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The Peninsula

Indonesia outgoing audit chief a suspect in $32m graft ...

JAKARTA: Indonesian anti-corruption officials have named the outgoing audit agency chief a suspect in a $32-million graft case, the latest high-profile scandal to hit the country's public sector.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian gov't redesigns rice program

Coordinating People's Welfare Minister Agung Laksono said on Monday the government had decided to make changes in Indonesia's rice- for-the-poor program, locally known as raskin, as recommended by the Corruption Eradication Commission .

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian police in limbo over hate crime against Shiites

Indonesia's National Police force is reluctant to act against the alleged hate speech made at an anti-Shia declaration, an event attended by more than 1,000 people in Bandung, West Java.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Telcos, lenders in Indonesia urged to strengthen e-banking services

Indonesia's telecommunication operators and banks need to strengthen cooperation in providing Internet banking services in anticipation of the growing number of Internet users in the country, according to an Internet association.

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Asian Correspondent

Indonesia: Candidates struggle with post-election blues

Electoral workers examine a ballot as they count votes at a polling station during the parliamentary elections in Jakarta, Indonesia earlier this month.

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The Straits Times

1 in 4 women in Singapore skip follow-up breast cancer tests

One in four women who had free mammograms last year failed to return for follow-up tests, despite their scans indicating possible abnormalities.

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The Straits Times

Singapore's popular food places: Are they still there?

Some have closed for good, bringing with them famous names. Others have reopened after extensive facelifts, much to the delight of loyal diners.

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