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  1. Why Kerala's Hanuman Sena must travel to JakartaRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Rediff.com

    It struck me that the world's largest Muslim country had a public holiday for Buddha Purnima, called Hari Raya Waisak . Among many performers standing around wearing costumes, there was one standing on a pedestal that read 'ANOMAN'.

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  2. Painter shares love of public artRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Chaffee County Times

    Artist David Larcom depicted a fishing scene typical for the Upper Arkansas Valley on the side of Central Colorado Kitchens. Up-and-coming 13-year-old artist Edie Hughes, daughter of the building owner, assisted muralist David Larcom by painting the rocks.

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  3. Among the BelieversRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

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  4. M venpick Hotels & Resorts Sets Expansion PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hotel Business

    The Swiss hospitality group will make its debut in Indonesia in third-quarter 2016, with the opening of Mvenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran, which will overlook Jimbaran Bay in the south of Bali. "As the company's first hotel in Indonesia, this is a perfect place to start," stated Andreas Mattmller, COO of Mvenpick Hotels & Resorts for the Middle East and Asia.

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  5. Indonesia politician threatens ban on teen dating after darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangkok Post

    Dating just got harder for Indonesian teenagers in West Java, with a local leader on Thursday threatening to ban late-night trysts and marry off young couples caught out after dark. If a new regulation goes ahead as planned on Oct 1, 2015, teenagers in Purwakarta, a local district about 100 kilometres from Jakarta, will be banned from visiting each other after 9pm.

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  6. Indonesia to launch satellite from IndiaRead the original story

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    Indonesia is set to launch a locally made satellite from India on September 27, a media report said on Thursday. The LAPAN A2/Orari satellite was produced entirely in Indonesia by the National Institute of Aeronautics and Space in 2012.

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  7. Bangladeshi migrants flee from Indonesian shelterRead the original story

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    Fifteen Bangladeshi immigrants fled from their temporary shelter in Indonesia's Aceh province while the immigration office was preparing documents for their deportation, an immigration official said on Thursday. Zaini Usman, an officer on duty at the Lhokseumawe immigration office said the authorities only recently learned of the escape when an immigrant reported it, The Jakarta Post reported.

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  8. 14 dead in migrant worker boat accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 13WHAM

    A wooden boat crammed with migrant workers who were headed back to Indonesia capsized Thursday off Malaysia's western coast, leaving at least 14 people dead, a maritime official said. The boat was believed to be carrying 70 people and not 100 as reported earlier by fishermen, said First Adm.

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  9. Fatalities after wooden boat with 100 migrants onboard capsizes off MalaysiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South China Morning Post

    A wooden boat carrying about 100 migrants heading to Indonesia has capsized off Malaysia's western coast, the country's maritime agency said, adding there were an unknown number of fatalities. Agency official Mohamad Hambali Yaakup said 12 people have been rescued so far, and several bodies have been recovered by fishermen but he could not give further details.

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  10. KFS spreads state-of-the-art forest leisure know-how to IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Korea Herald

    Korea Forest Service Minister Shin Won-sop and South Korean forest authorities visit Korindo Group's lush forest plantation in Kalimantan, Indonesia, on July 2, 2013. The Korea Forest Service has successfully brought the nation's advanced expertise in the forest leisure industry and ecological tourism to Indonesia, widening the scope of environmental cooperation between the two nations.

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  11. Boat With 100 Migrants Capsizes Off MalaysiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TIME.com

    A wooden boat carrying about 100 migrants heading to Indonesia has capsized off Malaysia's western coast, the country's maritime agency said Thursday, adding there were an unknown number of fatalities. Agency official Mohamad Hambali Yaakup said 12 people have been rescued so far, and several bodies have been recovered by fishermen but he could not give further details.

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  12. Another Australian surfer dies in Indonesia, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    A second Australian has died during a surf trip to Indonesia's famed Mentawai Islands in the space of a week, local police say. Adam Albert Dube was reportedly found dead on Wednesday morning after vanishing during an ocean swim with friends the night before.

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  13. 12 Insane Exotic Travel Destinations No One Ever Told You AboutRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Bolts From The Blue

    If you think you've been to some great places around the world, think again. Today, after planning a holiday to a remote place in the world , I discovered some amazing things about exotic travel.

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  14. News from around the Asia Pacific region, Sept 02.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; Thailand tourism numbers seem to dive, but the Chinese still come, outlook for Macau grim, Trump trumps Asia and more... According to the Association of Thai Travel Agents, the number of foreign visitors to Thailand had plunged by 5% after the bomb attacks in the city centre of Bangkok. Despite this, the number of Chinese visitors to Chiang Mai has only increased since the tragedy struck last week.

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  15. Indonesia's Snapcart Turns The Humble Receipt Into Big Data For Brands And RetailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | TechCrunch

    Smartphones could give retailers and brands unprecedented insight into consumer spending and behavior just by allowing you to photograph your receipt. That's the premise of a new technology startup that launched in Indonesia today.

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  16. Beauty of BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Canada.com

    The first time I experienced Indonesian cuisine was on a visit to Holland where these famed South East Asian islands were once part of this small European country's colonization. The Indonesian rijsttafel is splendid with various curry mixtures and spiced dishes of meat and seafood; their famed satays; fried rice dishes of nasi goreng, spiked with their beloved sweet soy kecap manis and chilies; and their bami goreng, fried noodles.

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  17. Ascott Continues Growth Momentum With Four New Contracts As It Adds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Hospitality Net

    Singapore, 2 September 2015 - CapitaLand Limited's wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited , has secured four new contracts to manage over 850 units in four growing Asian markets. Having recently achieved its global target of 40,000 serviced residence units ahead of schedule, Ascott is widening its lead as the world's largest international serviced residence owner and operator with over 42,000 units in 94 cities across 26 countries.

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  18. Doubts over Indonesia's plans to scrap tourist visa for AustraliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | The Age

    Jakarta: A plan to scrap the $US35 visa Australian visitors must obtain on arrival in Indonesia is in doubt because Australia does not have a reciprocal arrangement. However Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs spokesman Joko Hartoyo told Fairfax Media a decision was on hold pending discussions between Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.

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  19. Be vigilant on China as global economic growth weakening: IMFRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Peninsula

    IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde gestures to Indonesia's President Joko Widodo during a press conference at the presidential palace in Jakarta yesterday. JAKARTA: Global economic growth is likely to be weaker than earlier expected, the head of the International Monetary Fund said yesterday, due to a slower recovery in advanced economies and a further slowdown in emerging nations.

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  20. Sports Nutrition in Indonesia - New Market ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | PR-inside.com

    In 2014 consumer awareness of sports nutrition products, largely driven by increased awareness of health and appearance, particularly among urban males. These products are widely available in various gyms/fitness centres, which mushroomed in major cities by the end of the review period.

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