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Thursday Jul 10 | Stranger in Paradise

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Despite alarming signs that Bali Tourism in bursting at the seams, Jakartans still flock here.

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Thursday Jul 10 | Stranger in Paradise

Love Atcherly

Radical Indonesian left-wingers - inspired, no doubt, by the poetry of that old champagne socialist W.S. Rendra - have started complaining about Kuta being called 'Little Aussie'.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia mudflow victims hope new president can press for compensation

Eight years on, thousands of people affected by the Lapindo mudflow in Indonesia's East Java province have yet to receive any compensation.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Globe and Mail

A stark choice at the polls for Indonesians

A tricycle driver transports ballot boxes that are being distributed to polling stations in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

Stranger in Paradise

In the Shadow of the APEC Billboards

Yesterday, at the tooth-filing of a Balinese friend's children, one of the participants - a teenage boy with a barbed wire tattoo around his neck - chucked a major crossed arm 'narsis' on the ceremonial bed .

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Reuters

New breed starts to muscle in on Indonesia's old-style patronage politics

Indonesia's presidential election on Wednesday could be the last chance for old style politicians to lead what is one of the world's biggest democracies, and one of its youngest.

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Stranger in Paradise

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Despite alarming signs that Bali Tourism in bursting at the seams, Jakartans still flock here.

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

Sun Jul 06, 2014

MarketWatch

The Wall Street Journal: Two men battle for Indonesia

The two men locked in a dead heat to be elected Indonesia's next president are focusing their final push on roughly 15 million undecided voters, mostly on the densely populated islands of Java and Sumatra.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Religion, Islam, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Stranger in Paradise

In the Shadow of the APEC Billboards

Yesterday, at the tooth-filing of a Balinese friend's children, one of the participants - a teenage boy with a barbed wire tattoo around his neck - chucked a major crossed arm 'narsis' on the ceremonial bed .

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

The Straits Times

Jokowi goes for minor haj before presidential polls on July 9

Presidential candidate Joko Widodo plans to go to Saudi Arabia for a minor haj or umrah during the quiet period to seek God's blessing ahead of the election on July 9. "During the quiet period, I usually perform umrah.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

MindaNews

CRUCIBLE: Global Bullying

In an international school near the University of the Philippines in Diliman, there is an advertisement plastered on its wall with a picture of Caucasian boy that reads: "Mom, I am not bullied here."

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Stranger in Paradise

Love Atcherly

Radical Indonesian left-wingers - inspired, no doubt, by the poetry of that old champagne socialist W.S. Rendra - have started complaining about Kuta being called 'Little Aussie'.

Comment?

Related Topix: Indonesia, Southeast Asia, World News, Australia, Oceania, Asia Travel, Surabaya, Indonesia Travel, Travel, Indonesia Travel,

Stranger in Paradise

In the Shadow of the APEC Billboards

Yesterday, at the tooth-filing of a Balinese friend's children, one of the participants - a teenage boy with a barbed wire tattoo around his neck - chucked a major crossed arm 'narsis' on the ceremonial bed .

Comment?

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

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Counterpunch

The Loneliness of Anti-Imperialist Fighters

GREETINGS FROM THE NEW COLD WAR! - Patrick Smith places the Ukrainian crisis in historical and political context; Yvette Carnell profiles the strange career of Obama's Pitbull, Rev.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Ukraine,

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Reuters

Fitch Assigns Pakuwon's Notes Final 'B+' Rating

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE/SYDNEY, June 30 Fitch Ratings has assigned PT Pakuwon Jati Tbk's USD168m 7.125% senior unsecured notes due 2019 a final 'B+' rating, with a Recovery Rating of 'RR4'.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Bangkok Post

A day in photos

Editors and executives of 46 media organisations meet with the NCPO, led by secretary-general Gen Udomdej Seetabutr, at the Army Club.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, World News, Malaysia, Indonesia

Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia raids huge red-light district before Ramadan

Hundreds of police and soldiers raided a huge red-light district in Indonesia's second-biggest city Friday to close down brothels before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, World News, Indonesia, Religion, Islam

The Straits Times

Indonesia raids huge red-light district before Ramadan

Indonesian police, civil security and army personnel conduct an operation in the red-light district, popularly known as 'Dolly', in preparation for the forthcoming Islamic holy month of Ramadan and to enforce a government closure order there in Surabaya on June 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, World News, Indonesia

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Noozhawk

Assemblyman Williams Honors Veteran of the Year Rene Diets

Assemblyman Das Williams, center, honors Rene Diets as the 2014 Veteran of the Year.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, World News, Indonesia,

Exhibitor Online

Exhibition Specialists ITE Group plc. Acquires 50% share of Indonesian Building Exhibition

ITE Group plc. has further expanded its reach in South-East Asia, following a 50% acquisition of the Indobuildtech Expo events portfolio in Indonesia.

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