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3 hrs ago | Stranger in Paradise

Sydney-Bali

I am invited back to my old alma mater, the University of Sydney, to give a lecture on Majapahit Style to the Asian Art and Archaeology Society.

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7 hrs ago | Stranger in Paradise

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About thirty years ago, while researching a book on Balinese architecture, I stumbled upon a late 19th century Dutch lithograph of a distinctly Balinese-looking temple on the banks of a broad river in the West Javanese regency of Banten.

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14 hrs ago | 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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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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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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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Editorial: An Easter story

Indonesia's National Police deployed tens of thousands of well-equipped personnel across the country to safeguard the celebration of Easter from Thursday through Sunday.

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The Straits Times

Indonesia elections: Former general Prabowo edges closer to presidential race

Former general Prabowo Subianto, who has struggled to shake off accusations of human rights abuses, received the backing of Indonesia's oldest Islamic party on Friday, bringing him close to being able to run in the July 9 presidential election.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Seven Drowned During Good Friday Ceremony In Flores Waters

By Elmi Rizal Elias JAKARTA, April 18 -- At least seven people drowned after a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers for a Good Friday sea ceremony in Indonesia's Flores waters sank when hit by strong waves Friday afternoon.

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Government Executive

Analysis: We Need More Secrecy

In October 2002, one of the worst terror attacks of the post-9/11 era killed 202 people and wounded 240 more at two nightclubs on the Indonesian island of Bali.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Seven killed in Indonesia boat accident, say police

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

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The Asian Pacific Post

Asia Exclusive: New Jakarta development

A stunning 2-bedroom executive apartment in the heart of central Jakarta, Indonesia.

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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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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Calls mount for coalition between Islamic parties in Indonesia

A coalition claiming to represent Islamic mass organisations has called on Islamic-based political parties to form an alliance and endorse their own candidate for the upcoming presidential election.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: 24 cities across Sumatra prepare for Asean integration

Twenty-four cities across Sumatra, which are part of the Indonesia City Administration Association's Regional Commission I, are preparing to face the upcoming Asean Economic Community, which will come into effect at the end of 2015.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Indonesia's Child Protection Commission Urges Tougher Penalties For Child Sex Offenders

Indonesia's National Commission for the Protection of Children has urged authorities to impose heavier punishment on child abusers particularly those involved in sexual assault.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian military chief says 'no apology over ship'

Indonesia's Armed Forces Commander, General Moeldoko, has said he did not apologise over the naming of a new navy frigate - the KRI Usman Harun - after two Indonesian marines behind a 1965 bombing in Singapore.

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New Yorker

What We're Reading: Tintin and Lost Planes; Orwell's Essays

In the early stages of the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - when speculation was rife that the plane could have been hijacked and flown under the radar to a secret location - a lot of people pointed to the similarities with the Tintin adventure " Flight 714 for Sydney ."

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Yahoo!

Indonesia wants to reach out: Mills

The Northern Territory's new commissioner to ASEAN and Indonesia says Australia had "forgotten" its Northern neighbour in recent times, but that relations between Canberra and Jakarta are getting back on track.

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Bangkok Post

Young Indonesians woo investors

Consumer-focused companies from Ikea to European automakers are putting money into Indonesia to target the country's young population.

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Digital Game Developer

Mega Build Indonesia and Keramika 2014 Grows by 75%

JAKARTA, Apr 17, 2014 - - MEGA BUILD INDONESIA and KERAMIKA 2014 kicked off today at Jakarta Convention Center by Mr. MS.

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