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2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Aust, Indonesia to discuss terror threat

AUSTRALIAN federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan will look to bolster the regional counter-terrorism effort during a visit to Indonesia.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Terrorism,

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

6 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

A drawing of Garfield from the comic strip's official Facebook page.

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE - The comic strip cat Garfield was created in America, but the animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on the Indonesian resort island of Batam.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

FBI seeks connections between Bali suitcase murder and US case investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigations is in Bali for more reasons other than just to assist Bali authorities in their investigation into the murder of an American socialite, according to Ida Bagus Putu Alit, the head of the forensics team at Sanglah Hospital.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia,

14 hrs ago | WGBH

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, World News, Indonesia, Medal of Honor, Video Games, US Marine Corps

16 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesia's president-elect to streamline Cabinet

With an eye toward running an effective government to implement his populist vision, Indonesian president-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has come up with a plan to streamline the Cabinet.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, Agriculture, Science

21 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: New Indonesia banknotes launched, redenomination to proceed

Bank Indonesia says it will go ahead with a redenomination plan that will slash three zeroes off the local currency, despite recently issuing new versions of rupiah banknotes.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Indonesia, World News,

The Age

Australian Jake Drage charged over fatal crash in Indonesia

Jakarta: A West Australian man has been charged over a fatal crash in Indonesia after more than a month in custody, and could spend six years behind bars if found guilty.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Indonesia,

Yahoo!

Deal struck to heal Aust-Indon rift

A deal has been struck to resolve claims Australia spied on Indonesia and could be formalised as soon as next week.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Scoop

Human rights takes back seat to trade in NZ-Indone...

Green MP Catherine Delahunty and human rights activist Maire Leadbeater display an award for their campaigning on behalf of West Papua.

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The Washington Post

Palm Oil Shipments From Indonesia Climb to Seven-Month High

Palm oil exports from Indonesia, the world's biggest producer, probably advanced in July to the highest level this year after India boosted purchases, helping to reduce stockpiles as output fell.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Indonesia, Science / Technology

ABS-CBN News

Samsung plans to set up phone factory in Indonesia

JAKARTA/SEOUL - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it plans to set up a factory to produce mobile phones mainly for Indonesia, one of the world's fastest growing markets for the devices.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, South Korea, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

The Age

Grave fears for two still missing at sea after tourist boat sinks near Lombok

Jakarta: Two international tourists are still missing after their boat sank off the Indonesian Island of Sumbawa, but local fishermen late Sunday night found 13 more survivors clinging to a lifeboat.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Oceania, New Zealand

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Fight for Golkar leadership could impact Jokowi's govt

The tussle for the chairmanship of Indonesia's Golkar party is underway, with two of the party's heavyweights eyeing the position.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

West Australian

Across Asia's borders, labour activists team up to press wage claims

Labour leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighbouring countries.

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Related Topix: Activism, Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Indonesia,

Silicon Alley Insider

Across Asia's Borders, Labor Activists Team Up To Press Wage Claims

Labor leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighboring countries.

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Related Topix: Activism, Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Indonesia,

Door Reminder

Photos of the day Aug, 17

Participants hold a Chinese national flag and a Hong Kong flag as tens of thousands of people march on a down town street to oppose a planned civil disobedience campaign by pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Pakistan, Ferguson, MO

Yahoo!

Joint effort to combat jihadists

The danger to regional security posed by jihadists returning from fighting in Syria and Iraq will feature in top-level talks between the Australian and Indonesian governments this week.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

Suria

10 foreigners, 5 Indonesians missing in...

Ten foreign tourists and five Indonesians were missing on Sunday after a boat travelling between islands in the east of the archipelago sank, a search and rescue official said.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Boat Disaster, Ferguson, MO

The Times of India

Boat carrying 20 foreign tourists sinks in Indonesia

JAKARTA: Fifteen foreign tourists were missing on Sunday after a boat travelling between islands in eastern Indonesia sank, an Indonesian search-and-rescue official said.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Travel, Asia Travel, Indonesia Travel,

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