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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Tips for first day of work in Jakarta Indonesia to avoid deceit

First day of work could at all times be a nerve-wracking experience. It is even worse if you work abroad; odds are there would be culture differences that might become your cause of anxiety.

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2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Undocumented migrants' attempts to depart for Malaysia foiled

The Agency for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers has foiled the attempts of 669 Indonesian migrant workers to depart for Malaysia without proper documentation.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asia News Network

New Hakka museum in Jakarta recognises Indonesian Chinese pioneers

Few Indonesians are aware that many Chinese Indonesians were involved in the struggle for independence, or that ethnic Chinese naval commander John Lie played a key role in getting arms past the Dutch blockade to freedom fighters.

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

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Jokowi's first battle: Cutting fuel subsidies

He has not officially assumed office, but president-elect Joko Widodo is already waging his first major political battle as allies and some members of his own party baulk at an unpopular plan to reduce fuel subsidies.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian food chains setting up shop in Singapore

A bowl of mee bakso - beefball noodles - at Indonesian food chain Es Teler 77 in Singapore 10 years ago inspired Edy Ongkowijaya, a Nanyang Polytechnic graduate, to start his own food business in the Lion City.

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In-depth Africa

Indonesia: A messy democracy that somehow works

Kalibanteng Dutch War Cemetery in Semarang, Indonesia, contains more than 3,100 graves, mostly civilians who perished during the Japanese occupation between 1942 and 1945, many of them women and children.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

PR-inside.com

Lautan Luas Tbk PT (LTLS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Market Research Report

The company operates through segments, distribution, manufacturing, and support and services.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Indonesia, World News,

PR-inside.com

Market Report, "PT Charoen Pokphand Indonesia Tbk (CPIN) - Financial...

The company engages in the production and sale of poultry feed, poultry equipment and processed chicken, as well as provides day-old chicks.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Wanted, a Jakarta governor with listening skills

Indonesia is bracing itself for a new era under Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, who will take office as the country's seventh president on Oct. 20. But so is Jakarta, with Jokowi's departure from City Hall paving the way to the governor's seat for his deputy Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Fuel subsidy storm clouds gather before Indonesia power handover

Just weeks before Joko Widodo takes office, a ham-fisted attempt by the state energy firm to tackle huge fuel subsidies has sparked panic buying and highlighted the most pressing economic issue confronting Indonesia's next president.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

TEFL.com

Indonesia: Experience Indonesia with Us

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Small Indonesian banks scale down lending expansion

Small banks operating in the country have revised down their loan growth target this year as the issue of limited cash supply poses a challenge for them to expand lending while still maintaining a healthy capital level.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

Channelnewsasia.com

More foreign domestic helpers take up skills upgrading courses

The number of foreign domestic helpers in Singapore signing up for skills upgrading courses has jumped in the last three years.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: New Indonesian government seeks to reform spy agency

In a bid to reform Indonesia's military-style intelligence system, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle , the leader of a coalition of political parties that support president-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, has been discussing plans to reform the National Intelligence Agency .

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Christian Science Monitor

African-American men at risk, activism through social media,...

A casket containing the body of Michael Brown is wheeled out Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian central bank readies rules to boost forex deals

Bank Indonesia will issue two new regulations in the coming week to further drive up foreign exchange transactions in the country.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: S'pore retailer unit to put up 10 mega stores in Indonesia

PT Courts Retail Indonesia, a subsidiary of Singaporean retailer Courts Asia Ltd., is looking to build 10 to 12 megastores in Indonesia over the next five years.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Semen Indonesia diversifying, looking to property sector

State-owned cement giant Semen Indonesia is looking to develop its business portfolio into property, with plans to develop a 200-hectare plot of land into a township in Gresik, East Java, as its first project.

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Real Clear Politics

Islamic State's Dangerous Influence in Asia

In places across Indonesia, small collections of political Islamists have "openly pledged their allegiance" to the extremist terrorist group, the Islamic State .

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The Age

Book extract: Confessions of a People-Smuggler, Dawood Amiri

Asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran cry as Indonesian officers force them to leave an Australian vessel.

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