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1 min ago | The Baltimore Sun
Indonesia's raucous election season kicks off on Sunday with the promise of a fresh style of leadership in the world's third largest democracy, whose economic promise has been sapped by rampant graft, confusing policy and weak rule.
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THE distinct sound of angklung, since I first heard them as a kid played by little girls in Pangkat Kawayan in some long ago television show I can no longer recall.
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The week-long search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 took a major new turn Saturday as evidence indicated that its communication systems were manually switched off and the airliner was deliberately diverted.
The severe haze, which has blanketed Riau and other provinces in Sumatra over the past two months, has taken its toll on locals as thousands across the island suffer from various haze-related illnesses as the air quality continues to deteriorate.
This year's South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, features roughly 4,000 performers from more than 70 countries - including at least 170 British acts.
The possibility that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's disappearance was " done intentionally " has prompted a closer look at potential terrorist ties to the Southeast Asian nation - or the almost surprising lack thereof.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono ordered national and local officials on Friday to take action to control fires in peat-rich Riau province, where heavy smoke has threatened people's health and disrupted air flights.
MAJOR banks are advising customers their personal details may be sent to a range of countries such as China, India and the Philippines.
Indonesia's main opposition party nominated the hugely popular governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, as its presidential candidate on Friday, setting him up as the leading contender for July elections.
Indonesia's main opposition PDI-P party on Friday named Jakarta's hugely popular governor, Joko Widodo, as its candidate for this year's presidential election.
A woman collects water for her shower from a well at a slum under an overpass Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The Asia/Pacific hotel development pipeline comprises 2,049 hotels totaling 453,790 rooms, according to the February STR Global Construction Pipeline Report.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Indonesia-based retailer PT Sumber Alfaria Trijaya Tbk's National Long-Term Rating at 'AA- ' with Stable Outlook.
Page 1 of 4 Election threatens democracy in Indonesia By David Adam Stott Compared to its Asian neighbors, Indonesia was late to join the so-called third wave of democratization that began in southern Europe in the 1970s.
Asia's best performing stock market this year, Indonesia, is now seeing a string of upgrades in corporate earnings forecasts that could give the rally further momentum and cement its lead in the region.