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  1. .com | Australia forced back asylum seekers - IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News24

    Australian officials destroyed a boat carrying asylum seekers and then pushed them back to sea in another vessel, Indonesia said on Friday. "We are concerned when some countries like Australia, rather than informing us or working with us, take unilateral action and push back boats," he said.


  2. Southeast Asian countries report strong growthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times of Oman

    Philippines wrapped up the region's third-quarter GDP performance on Thursday with annual growth of six per cent, up from 5.8 per cent in the second quarter. - Bloomberg file picture Jakarta: Stronger-than-expected growth in some Southeast Asian economies has sparked optimism the worst of a slowdown may be over, but high debt and weak exports make sustaining the momentum a challenge for policymakers as US interest rates go up.


  3. Southeast Asia's stronger growth may be weaker than it seemsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Nov 27 Stronger-than-expected growth in some Southeast Asian economies has sparked optimism the worst of a slowdown may be over, but high debt and weak exports make sustaining the momentum a challenge for policymakers as U.S. interest rates go up. The Philippines wrapped up the region's third-quarter GDP performance on Thursday with annual growth of 6 percent, up from 5.8 percent in the second quarter.


  4. Migrants reach Indonesia after Australian turn-backRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Sixteen asylum seekers have come ashore in Indonesia after their boat was turned back from Australia, police said on Friday, prompting fresh concern from Jakarta over Canberra's tough immigration policies. Asylum seekers arrive at an Indonesian police people smuggling unit office in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara province, on November 26, 2015 An Australian navy boat had reportedly been spotted last week towing an Indonesian fishing vessel away from the Australian territory of Christmas Island.


  5. Tunnel-building woman; historical food drama; CM of the week: SharpRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Japan is currently suffering a labor shortage that will only worsen. The main solution is getting more women interested in working in certain sectors, such as construction, where only 12.4 percent of the workforce is female.


  6. Boat turnback tests Jakarta relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Sixteen asylum seekers who almost landed in Christmas Island last week are in immigration detention in Indonesia, prompting Jakarta to demand answers from Canberra. Deputy General of Multilateral Affairs Hasan Kleib says they had no notice of the boat coming back and he only learned of it when news broke that locals in West Timor discovered the men on Thursday night.


  7. Fitch Affirms Reindo at IFS 'AA(idn)'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    JAKARTA, November 27 PT Fitch Ratings Indonesia has affirmed Indonesia-based PT Reasuransi Internasional Indonesia's National Insurer Financial Strength Rating at 'AA ' with Stable Outlook. 'AA' National IFS Ratings denote a very strong capacity to meet policyholder obligations relative to all other obligations or issuers in the same country, across all industries and obligation types.


  8. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Javanese vampires, an undead tribe of immortal warlocks, a hard-boiled detective and an assortment of beautiful demons -- all of which stalk the twilight of Jakarta looking for blood, thrills and power in HBO Asia's original series Halfworlds. Premiering on Sunday at 9pm on HBO, the eight-episode show mixes Southeast Asian folklore with anime-cool and noir cinema, and it shows promise of a regional TV production that carries a dose of international appeal.


  9. Indonesia blasts Australia for pushing back boatRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Indonesia challenged Australia on Friday over its detention and deportation of 16 asylum seekers without informing Jakarta after their boat was intercepted by the Australian navy a week ago. The boat was seized on November 20 within 200 metres of Christmas Island, Reuters news agency quoted a source with knowledge of the incident as saying.


  10. SE Asia Stocks-Most fall; Thai telecom shares continue slideRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    BANGKOK, Nov 27 Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Friday, tracking losses in Asia amid expectations of additional stimulus from the European Central Bank, with weak manufacturing data weighing on Thai stock market and in Singapore. Thai SET index was little changed, trading down 0.01 percent.


  11. Indonesia protests boat push-back policy after asylum seekers found strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Tensions have once again flared between Indonesia and Australia over asylum seeker policy after a boat that was pushed back from Christmas Island by the Royal Australian Navy ran out of fuel off Indonesia. On Thursday evening - just hours before a two-day summit on refugees began in Jakarta with 14 countries participating including Australia - the boat carrying 16 asylum seekers and an Indonesian captain washed up at a beach in West Kupang.


  12. Calls for royal commission into Australia's 'biggest intelligence scandal of the past generation'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC News

    KIM LANDERS: The independent Senator, Nick Xenophon, has called for a royal commission into allegations that Australia spied on East Timor during negotiations over an oil and gas treaty. East Timorese leaders allege that agents from Australia's foreign intelligence service, ASIS, bugged the Cabinet rooms in Dili.


  13. Storm in a herbal cup: Indonesian elixirs get a modern twistRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Star Online

    The trendy cafe looks like a typical coffee shop in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, but in fact it sells herb-infused brews promising to fix every ailment from coughs to impotence. Indonesians have for generations taken herbal medicine, known locally as "jamu", as a remedy for common ailments, and many children's early memories include being forced to gulp down concoctions of ingredients such as ginger and turmeric.


  14. From Indonesia, a Muslim challenge to IS's ideologyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of India

    The challenge to the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, surprisingly, comes from a group called Nahdlatul Ulama in Indonesia, which has the world's largest Muslim population, but which lies thousands of miles away from the terror group's base in the Middle East. JAKARTA: The scene is horrifyingly familiar.


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    15 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: The Indonesian embassy, in cooperation with the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism, is holding 'Wonderful Indonesia' at Lagoona Mall until tomorrow. Indonesia is presenting its cultural richness, with 25 traditional dances, singing, music and fashion show by professional artists from Jakarta and Indonesian community in Qatar.


  16. Jakarta on high alert after video threat from Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABC News

    MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Indonesia's Foreign Ministry says no specific terrorist threat has led to the increased security in that country, but extra vigilance is needed. Since the Paris attacks security has been boosted, including at hotels and embassies in Jakarta and at the nation's airports.


  17. Mystery asylum seeker boat 'pushed back by Australian Navy' foundRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Age

    Jakarta: Sixteen asylum seekers whose boat was pushed back to sea by the Australian Navy last week were reportedly found stranded near West Kupang in Indonesia on Thursday night. Indonesian news agency Antara reported a boat named Farah was found stranded at Skala Village in West Kupang by a local from Tablolong called Daniel Lani.


  18. Freed in August, Neil Bantleman unlikely to be home for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBC News

    Canadian teacher Neil Bantleman, right, hugs his wife Tracy, left, after he was released from Cipinang prison in Jakarta, Indonesia, in August. Neil Bantleman's family in Canada hoped to spend Christmas together for the first time in three years, but Bantleman is still not able to leave Indonesia.


  19. Maine residents carry differing messages to Paris climate talksRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Mainers from a number of organizations including the Sierra Club and students from the College of the Atlantic will join President Barack Obama and thousands of others in Paris next week, all carrying different perspectives on a proposed agreement that would keep the planet from the most devastating effects of climate change. Nearly 140 world leaders have confirmed their attendance at the opening day of the two-week U.N. Climate Change conference , even after the Nov. 13 attacks by Islamic State militants in Paris, Reuters reported .


  20. After Paris attacks, 10m Indonesians found to 'like' ISRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Nation

    The only thing more chilling than the execution videos made by the self-proclaimed Islamic State is the sizeable support the radical group seems to be receiving. While an overwhelming majority of Muslims in the world hate IS, the number of people who like it is far from insignificant.