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  1. Lunar New Year: Celebrants mark Chinese Year of the Monkey around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Oregonian

    Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year. In Beijing, hundreds of thousands of people visited traditional fairs held in parks, as well as Buddhist and Taoist temples offering singing and dance performances and open-air markets selling handicrafts.

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  2. Roland Strasser: Nights Ablaze With Distant StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Huffington Post

    Austrian-born Roland Strasser was an artist, writer and world traveler who explored remote areas of Asia before the cultural transformations wrought by modern warfare and air travel forever altered their local customs. An adventurous spirit who packed a revolver and often dressed like the locals when he traveled, Strasser explored China, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, New Guinea, Japan and Tibet, covering some 30,000 miles in the process.

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  3. Chinese celebrations ring in the Year of the MonkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A lion dance performer looks out from the mouth of the lion head at Ditan Park to mark the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year in Beijing on Feb. 8, 2016. A lion dance performer looks out from the mouth of the lion head at Ditan Park to mark the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year in Beijing on Feb. 8, 2016.

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  4. Boracay: Asia's 24/7 islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Sun-Star

    CONSIDER this a sequel of my column last week, where I articulated my fervent wish of a no-work week this El Nino season, and everyone is just lounging in the pool all day. The February heat brings thoughts of summer, and whenever our friends talk about where to spend their summer, Boracay would always be in the Top 10, or the Top 3, or Top 1. Yes, Boracay Island is the Miss Universe of summer getaways, not just in our archipelago, but in all the world.

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  5. Malaysian Embassy In Indonesia Expresses Regret Over Inaccurate Reports On Mukhriz's ResignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Azeman Ariffin JAKARTA, Feb 7 -- The Malaysian Embassy in Indonesia has expressed regret over local media reports on the resignation of Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Mahathir, which were found to be inaccurate and confusing. Malaysian Ambassador to Indonesia Datuk Seri Zahrain Mohamed Hashim said the local newspapers were found to have reported the event as if the Menteri Besar was sacked by Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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  6. Discount code for Bali DivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | SCUBA News...

    Bali is dedicated to ensuring you experience Bali's best diving, from Day Trips to fully-inclusive underwater macro-photography Safaris, Intro-diving and Snorkelling, PADI courses to Divemaster and many Specialties . Situated in the Indo-Pacific, the world's richest marine biogeographic zone, Bali receives very plankton-rich waters and so contains a stunningly diverse underwater ecosystem with diving to suit all abilities and interests.

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  7. AEC FeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Nation

    The Indonesian government plans to announce its 10th economic policy package next week, before President Joko Widodo heads to the US to an Asean-US Summit from February 15-16. Over the past two months, Indonesians have expressed concern over the risk of rising unemployment, as some big corporations have announced plans to cut jobs, including Chevron Pacific Indonesia, Ford Indonesia, Panasonic Lighting and Toshiba Indonesia.

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  8. A Brand New and More Awesome Schedule with Award Winning Platinum...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | SBWire

    Over the past couple of years the program has gone from strength to strength and given professional Divemasters the skills, knowledge, education and confidence to go into the dive industry and carve out highly rewarding and successful careers as scuba diving instructors. The program already holds many benefits over other programs in alternative locations including the reputation, professionalism and experience of Holly Macleod, who entirely runs the program.

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  9. Wyndham Hotel Group Introduces Days Inn Brand to IndonesiaRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Hotel News Resource

    Continuing its robust expansion in South East Asia, Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the opening of its first Days Inn hotel in Indonesia, the 119-room Days Hotel & Suites Jakarta Airport. Located in the capital of Jakarta at the site of the former Padjadjaran Suites, the hotel is the eighth property to open under the Days Inn brand flag in South East Asia and the Pacific Rim region.

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  10. In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Reuters

    Feb 5 A researcher sits in a laboratory in Indonesia, his arms extended over clear plastic boxes buzzing with mosquitoes: over the next 20 minutes, tiny bumps develop on his skin as the insects bite dozens of times. The voluntary "feeding", at which researchers take turns, is part of a programme in the city of Yogyakarta to try to eliminate mosquito-borne diseases like dengue fever and - scientists now hope, as concerns mount about its spread across Latin America and the Caribbean - the Zika virus too.

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  11. Kashmir Solidarity Day organizes at Pakistan Embassy in Jakarta : February 05, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Times

    Embassy of Pakistan, Jakarta, in collaboration with Kashmir Solidarity Forum Indonesia organized Kashmir Solidarity Day at Embassy February 5. The seminar was attended by students of various universities, Pakistani community and media persons, says a press release received here on Friday from Jakarta. Ambassador of Pakistan Mohammad Aqil Nadeem addressed the audience and shared the historical background of the Kashmir dispute.

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    Thursday Feb 4 | Stranger in Paradise

    The Philippines is my new favorite destination within easy reach of Indonesia: it has a crazy cosmopolitan capitol , incredible diving and scenic attractions; great cheap hotels, many massage options and wonderful museums. I had not been back for 15 years and was pleasantly surprised to find a clean efficient airport and navigable roads and a revamped Intramuros - a 17th Century walled township built by the Spanish on the former Moslem settlement of Manila, controlled by Raja Suleiman - where I stayed at the quaint old Rafflesesque White Knight Hotel next to the 16th Century St. Agustin Church off San Luis Square.

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  13. Indonesia issues travel warning for eight Zika-hit countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    City health workers fumigate the Guadalupe community as part of preventive measures against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases in Santa Tecla, El Salvador February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas JAKARTA: The Indonesian Health Ministry issued a statement advising the public, especially pregnant women, against travelling to eight countries where the mosquito-borne Zika virus has reached epidemic levels.

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  14. Sri Lanka seeks more robust and mutually rewarding relationship with IndonesiaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Colombo Page

    Feb 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka's new ambassador to Indonesia Dharshana M. Perera has expressed Sri Lanka's firm commitment to work closely with the Government of Indonesia to ensure that the relationship between the two countries become more robust and mutually rewarding. Presenting credentials to the Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta on Wednesday Ambassador Dharshana Perera conveyed the greetings and best wishes of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to President Widodo.

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  15. India mulling easing visa for ASEAN to boost Buddhist tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | India.com

    Bangkok, Feb 4: India today said it is considering liberalising visa for the 10-member ASEAN to boost Buddhist tourist arrivals due to links of "shared heritage" including spread of Buddhism across parts of southeast Asia from India. "The spread of Buddhism from India is attributed to Emperor Ashoka, who sent Buddhist emissaries to Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

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  16. Book a Motorcycle Taxi in Indonesia Via Messaging App LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Wall Street Journal

    Line Corp. on Wednesday said its users in Indonesia can now hail motorcycle taxis directly from its chat application, underscoring the company's push to grow its user base outside of Japan, where it dominates mobile messaging. In its first-ever such arrangement, Line users can open the app, famous for its cutesy digital "stickers," and follow the official account of Indonesia's largest motorcycle-taxi hailing app, PT Go-Jek Indonesia.

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  17. Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) Richard D. Fain on Q4 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Seeking Alpha

    Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. And welcome to the Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited 2015 Fourth Quarter Earnings Call.

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  18. Indonesia lures Indians with free visasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | India.com

    Indonesia may be attracting almost double the number of global tourists than India but visitors from here are few and the southeast Asian country has decided to grant free visas to Indians to attract more travelers from India which is a "big market" for them. Vinsensius Jemadu, Indonesia's tourism director, was in India to promote Indonesian tourism and attract more Indians.

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  19. Indonesian tourist visa fee set to be scrapped for AustraliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Sunrise in Bali, a destination which is set to become cheaper for Australians with the Indonesian government's plan to scrap visa fees. Jakarta: The US$35 visa fee Australian tourists must pay before entering Indonesia looks set to be finally scrapped after years of the Indonesian Government flip-flopping on the policy.

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  20. Why Hamid Ansari is visiting tiny BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Rediff.com

    As India strives to make its Act East Policy a comprehensive politico-diplomatic and economic success, Brunei gains more salience, says Dr Rahul Mishra. ice-President Hamid Ansari is on a two-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam from February 1-3 at the invitation of Crown Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah.

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