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  1. the Necessary Fascist Interlude:Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    It's Been 50 Years Since the Biggest US-Backed Genocide You've Never Heard Of : As many as 1 million people were killed by Indonesia's Cold War regime--and we still don't know the full story of our government's involvement. During the the Cold War, why was the United States concerned about Indonesia? After Indonesia won its war of independence against the Netherlands in 1949, a hero of the struggle named Sukarno became president.


  2. International help arrives to tackle Indonesia firesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    International help to assist Indonesia in combatting forest and agricultural fires cloaking Southeast Asia in haze has begun to arrive on Sumatra island, an official said on Saturday. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency, said a Bombardier amphibious aircraft and Malaysian crew arrived on Friday to begin water bombing South Sumatra.


  3. Malaysia, Indonesia discuss boundary issues, a hazea , labour, trade at bilateral meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Both ministers expressed their satisfaction at the state of bilateral cooperation between the two countries, according to a press release issued by Malaysia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs . KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman met with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi at the 14th Meeting of the Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation on Saturday , where they discussed boundary issues, haze conditions, labour and trade.


  4. JAKARTA: Stop Jakarta's sinkingRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Jakarta is sinking, and fast. Research, mostly done by Dutch consultants, found that in some places it sinks as fast as 15 to 18 centimeters a year, in most places 3 to 5 cm, and on average about 7.5 cm a year.


  5. JAKARTA: Rupiah, shares record big gains againRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    The rupiah and stocks both booked big gains again on Friday as price rallies in global financial markets sparked an increase in purchases in the local market. The rupiah jumped 3.4 per cent to 13,412 per US dollar in Jakarta, raising its appreciation this week to 9.1 per cent, while the Jakarta Composite Index , the main price gauge of the Indonesia Stock Exchange , rose by another 2 per cent to end the day at 4,589.


  6. Indonesia's trade minister calls for TPP membership in two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Indonesian Trade Minister Tom Lembong chats with members of the media during a visit to Rangkasbitung, Banten province, near Jakarta September 24, 2015. Indonesia's trade minister on Friday appealed for widespread support for the government's belated bid to join the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership within two years.


  7. Indonesia aims to put out fires in two weeks with aid from other countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    In this photograph taken on Sep 23, 2015, Indonesian firefighters backed by soldiers extinguish a fire over burning peat land in the district of Banjar in Southern Kalimantan province on Borneo island. JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities target to put out forest fires burning in parts of the country in two weeks, with the help of other countries.


  8. Julian SetionoRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Julian Setiono, 70, passed away Oct. 9, 2015. She was born May 30, 1945, the daughter of Budi and Molly Setiono.


  9. Haze Costing Southeast Asia Billions of DollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    JAKARTA, Indonesia-A smoky haze from land-clearing fires in Indonesia is choking Southeast Asia and causing billions of dollars in damages, threatening to become the worst event of its kind on record. The hazardous white smog mainly from agricultural fires on Sumatra, Borneo and Sulawesi islands has in recent weeks closed thousands of schools, grounded hundreds of flights and raised pollution levels in Indonesia.


  10. Haze in the South 'easing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    NEWS that the dire haze situation in the South has improved comes as the government launched numerous measures aimed at easing the impact of the problem on people and businesses. The Royal Thai Air Force has even sprayed water over hard-hit densely populated areas of Songkhla province in a bid to protect the health of people.


  11. Myanmar Times: Fishermen agree to return to Indonesia for long-sought justice - Nyan Lynn AungRead the original story

    Yesterday | Burmanet

    Fishermen who had been enslaved and abused onboard illicit trawlers plying far-flung Indonesian islands will soon be headed back to the nation where they were held captive for up to a decade. This time they're after justice, and will take part in a lawsuit against one of the many fishing companies embroiled in human trafficking cases.


  12. Hitch-hiking frog takes slow ride on snailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Post

    A blue-webbed flying tree frog was spotted taking a ride in the slow lane atop the back of a snail in Jakarta, Indonesia, by photographer Andri Priyadi.


  13. Five Things Everyone Will Be Talking About TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Commodities have their best week since 2012, emerging market currencies get their best week since 2008, and stocks extend their global rally.


  14. Southeast Asia, choking on haze, struggles for a solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crofs Blogs

    Savir Singh's taxi rolled into downtown Singapore, taking an overpass that provides a stunning view of the popular hotels and tourist attractions around Marina Bay. The only problem was that he could barely see them.


  15. An Ancient Indonesian Music Tradition Gets an Electronic UpdateRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hyperallergic

    Aaron Taylor Kuffner, 'The Gamelatron Urban Sanctuary' at the Chimney NYC For centuries, Indonesians have taken mallets to various forms of the gamelan , a traditional set of instruments assembled from an array of gongs and metallophones, often played to accompany dances. Throughout this month, an updated version of the ensemble is playing digitally composed scores, chiming away in a space in Brooklyn, 10,000 miles from the tradition's country of origin.


  16. Technology key to clinching overseas projects, new infrastructure minister saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    Japan should keep promoting its high technological standards when pushing for infrastructure projects overseas, despite a recent loss to China on bidding for Indonesia's first high-speed railway, the new land, infrastructure, transport and tourism minister said Friday. Keiichi Ishii, 57, a Lower House member of junior ruling coalition partner Komeito, said Japan should stick to its technological edge when exporting infrastructure, though it will need to fully examine how China won the Indonesian rail project.


  17. Good that Indonesia's neighbours are involved in fighting fires: Jusuf KallaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    JAKARTA: It is good that neighbouring countries are involved in fighting forest fires in the country, so they understand how difficult it is to solve the problem, said Indonesia's Vice-President Jusuf Kalla. Local news portal Detiknews.com quoted Mr Kalla as saying that by helping out, other countries can "understand the ground, not just to observe from a distance".


  18. F-U-N-D-E-D: How texts and mobile apps are letting you feel like a bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNET News.com

    On Monday, 500 Startups, a venture capital firm founded by Google and PayPal alums, wrote an undisclosed six-figure check to YesBoss, a 23-person startup based in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 4-month-old business works like this: You send a text to YesBoss with a specific request for something, like a flight to Tokyo next Friday, tickets to next week's badminton tournament or anything else you can imagine.


  19. Venturra Capital Is A Big-Hitting $150M Fund For Startups In Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TechCrunch

    In a further sign of the increasing maturity of Southeast Asia's startup ecosystem, a new fund has arrived to offer yet more financing options for emerging tech companies. Venturra Capital is a big-hitting $150 million fund announced this week that is focused on the region, where mobile internet adoption is rising rapidly across a cumulative population of over 600 million.


  20. Charting the Markets: Watch Out for the SpikesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Global stocks keep on rising. The MSCI All Country World Index gained for an eighth day, the longest stretch of increases since February, as minutes from the Federal Reserve's September meeting bolstered the view interest rates won't budge until 2016.