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  1. Sensex recovers from early loses to trade flatRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mydigitalfc.com

    The benchmark BSE Sensex pared its initial losses and was trading marginally lower at 0.90 points, while the broader NSE Nifty reclaimed the 8,000-level in late morning deals. Buying in healthcare, oil&gas, realty and consumer durable stocks cushioned the fall.

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  2. At a center in Indonesia, macaque monkeys are readied for a return to the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Los Angeles Times

    I never thought jet lag could induce hallucinations, but after I flew four time zones past the international date line, snagged a 90-minute nap in Jakarta and endured a six-hour van ride, I had to wonder whether the sedated monkey getting its belly shaved in front of me was a dream. Here at the Cikananga Wildlife Center, a wooded area about 200 miles southeast of Jakarta, 18 rescued female macaques were being prepped for sterilization surgery, a critical first step in their lengthy rehabilitation process.

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  3. Widodo axes foreign media curbsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Bangkok Post

    Indonesia's interior minister this week announced tighter rules for visiting media, including requirements that journalists obtain a second work permit and report their activities to all levels of government. The measures were condemned by local and international media associations and free speech advocates, with the Jakarta Foreign Correspondents Club describing them as a "sad reminder of the authoritarian Suharto regime", referring to the general who ruled Indonesia for 32 years.

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  4. JAKARTA : Not just another air crash in IndonesiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Asia News Network

    In less than two months, the national air transportation sector mourns again the loss of life after a Trigana Air service plane crashed into a mountain slope near Oksibil, the capital of Bintang Mountain regency in Papua on Saturday. Credit should go to the search and rescue team, as their hard work has resulted in the discovery of the corpses of all the 54 Trigana plane crash victims, ending uncertainties about their fate.

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  5. China, Japan Vie to Construct High-Speed Rail for IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Construction Equipment Guide

    The high-speed rail, which will connect the capital Jakarta to Bandung, is part of Indonesia's 466-mi. high-speed train project that would cut across four provinces on the main island of Java and end in the country's second largest city of Surabaya.

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  6. China, Japan vie to build high-speed rail for Indonesia connecting major cities on JavaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Brandon Sun

    Indonesia's top development official said the government is studying proposals from China and Japan for construction of a high-speed rail line and expects to announce the outcome later this month. Andrinof Chaniago, the national development planning minister, told reporters Tuesday that a decision on which proposal to accept could be made in about two weeks.

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  7. China, Japan vie to build Indonesian rail lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Jakarta a Indonesia's top development official said the government is studying proposals from China and Japan for construction of a high-speed rail line and expects to announce the outcome later this month. Andrinof Chaniago, the national development planning minister, told reporters Tuesday that a decision on which proposal to accept could be made in about two weeks.

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  8. JAKARTA: Maritime Silk Road can bridge China-Asean cooperationRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Asia News Network

    A Maritime Silk Road is both a new and ancient concept. Six hundred years ago, during the Ming Dynasty, the great Chinese navigator Admiral Zheng He went on seven expeditions via the Maritime Silk Road, during which he made stops in many places that are now within Asean countries.

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  9. Little Known Ways to Enjoy Jakarta's NightlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | CNN

    Jakarta is known to be the largest Islam country in the world and the fourth most populous despite its archipelagic demography. Despite the strict culture, it has the one of the most vibrant nightlife in the Asia Pacific region.

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  10. The Abandoned Church That Looks Like a Clucking Chicken Deep in an Indonesian JungleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Neatorama

    Many years ago, Daniel Alamsjah of Jakarta experienced a mystical vision. He saw a dove with its beak open, as though it were chirping.

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  11. Best Western Reaches New Heights in Solo, Central JavaRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | Hotel Interactive

    Best Western International has unveiled a new hotel in Solo, Central Java, which is literally taking accommodations in the city to new heights. Rising 82 meters from the streets of this emerging Indonesian destination, the new BEST WESTERN PREMIER Solo Baru is Solo's tallest hotel.

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  12. Thousands still stranded in Indonesia as airports remain closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Thousands of Indonesians were spending a miserable Eid Friday after failing to make it home to see their families as erupting volcanoes closed six airports, including in the country's second-biggest city. The international airport serving Surabaya, the largest city after the capital Jakarta, and four smaller airports were closed on the eve of the Muslim holiday by the eruption of Mount Raung on the main island of Java.

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  13. Indonesian airports remain closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Thousands of Indonesians were spending a miserable Eid on Friday after failing to make it home to see their families after erupting volcanoes closed six airports, including in the country's second-biggest city. The international airport serving Surabaya, the largest city after the capital Jakarta, and four smaller airports were closed on the eve of the Muslim holiday by the eruption of Mount Raung on the main island of Java.

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  14. Drones and phones being used to tackle Indonesia holiday road chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | The China Post

    From drones to smartphone apps, Indonesia is harnessing technology to tackle traffic chaos during the annual mass exodus before the Muslim Eid holiday, when the potholed roads of overpopulated Java become clogged with millions of slow-moving cars and crashes are frequent. Cities in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country empty every year at the end of the holy month of Ramadan as people head to villages to celebrate Eid with their families.

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  15. Tired travellers at risk on Indonesia's 'longest toll road'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Most of the accidents took place along Java's northern coastal road, known as Pantura. It connects Jakarta to Surabaya and is one of the busiest roads in the country.

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  16. Best Western unveils new hotel in Solo, Central Java - IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    Best Western International has unveiled a new hotel in Solo, Central Java, which is literally taking accommodation in the city to new heights! Rising 82 meters from the streets of this emerging Indonesian destination, the new BEST WESTERN PREMIER Solo Baru has become Solo's tallest hotel. And its array of upscale amenities, including vast amounts of conference and banqueting space, is also elevating the guest experience.

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  17. Bali resumes flights after volcanic ash closed airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Times of Oman

    After walking into a party meeting to applause, Tsipras rallied his Syriza lawmakers to throw their weight behind the new proposals ahead of a snap vote in parliament on the negotiations, urging them to help keep Greece in the euro. International passengers crowd the check-in counters at Ngurah Rai International airport in Kuta, Indonesia's resort island of Bali, on Saturday.

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  18. Ash-hit Bali airport reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Holidaymakers stranded for days in Bali when a volcanic ash cloud forced the closure of the island's main airport began departing on Saturday as flights resumed after Indonesian authorities reopened the terminal. Ngurah Rai International Airport had been closed since late Thursday as Mount Raung on Java spewed clouds of ash into the sky, grounding hundreds of flights during peak tourist season on the resort island.

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  19. Bali flights resume after ash cloud closed airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Flights from Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport, which had been closed since late Thursday as Mount Raung on Java spewed clouds of ash into the sky, have resumed - with long lines of passengers waiting for their flights to be rescheduled. Long lines formed at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport as passengers queued in the hope of their flights being rescheduled soon, with dozens of planes listed for departure on Saturday evening.

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  20. Bali airport reopens after days of closure due to ash cloud: OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Passengers wait in the international terminal at Ngurah Rai Airport on the Indonesian resort island of Bali July 10, 2015 in this photo REUTERS/Nyoman Budhiana/Antara Foto JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities reopened the international airport on the holiday hotspot of Bali on Saturday , an official said, after it was shut for days due to drifting ash from a volcano. It was not immediately clear, however, when flights would resume at Ngurah Rai International Airport, where thousands of holidaymakers have been stranded since Thursday when drifting ash from Mount Raung on Java forced its closure.

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