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  1. Obama to visit Baltimore County mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Baltimore Sun

    President Barack Obama will visit a mosque in Baltimore County on Wednesday amid growing concern about hostility directed toward Muslim Americans. It will be Obama's first visit to an American mosque as president.

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  2. Ashes to ashes: David Bowie rests in Bali as details of will revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Stuff.co.nz

    The tourist playground of Bali is the final resting place for music superstar David Bowie who has left an estate of about $100 million to his second wife and two children. Bowie stipulated that after his death he be cremated and his ashes scattered according to Buddhist ritual in Bali, says the New York Daily News , which has obtained a copy of the singer's will filed in a New York court.

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  3. Obama's First Trip Here Will Drive Republicans Insane, And They Can't Stop HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Oliver Willis

    President Obama is set to travel on Wednesday to a place where most of the Republicans running for President wouldn't dare to visit: A mosque . Obama will make his first visit as President to a mosque on U.S. soil with a trip to the Islamic Society of Baltimore in Maryland.

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  4. Baguio eyes Asean tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Sun-Star

    BAGUIO City is targeting sisterhood ties with several southeast Asian countries this year for possible government exchange programs and economic boost. City Tourism Officer Benedicto Alhambra, who was tasked to work on foreign visitors and sisterhood ties, said the city is set to forge ties with three Asean cities.

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  5. Indonesia kicks off construction of bullet train with project partner ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | South China Morning Post

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo broke ground on Thursday on the country's first ever bullet train line, heralding the project as a symbol of "major cooperation" with China. The controversial US$5.6 billion project sparked a fierce bidding war between China and Japan as the two Asian powerhouses jostle to build key infrastructure projects in Indonesia and the wider region.

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  6. Indonesia begins bullet train constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Bangkok Post

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo broke ground Thursday on the country's first ever bullet train line, heralding the project as a symbol of "major cooperation" with China. The controversial $5.6 billion project sparked a fierce bidding war between China and Japan as the two Asian powerhouses jostle to build key infrastructure projects in Indonesia and the wider region.

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  7. Indonesia breaks ground on first high-speed railway lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Nation

    Indonesia broke ground on its first high-speed railway line on Thursday, marking progress in the South-East Asian country's attempts to upgrade its creaky infrastructure. President Joko Widodo said the 5.5-billion-dollar project was part of the government's efforts to make Indonesia more competitive globally.

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  8. China to begin building Indonesia high-speed railwayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Standard

    Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong is visiting Indonesia until Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said. Wang will meet Indonesian President Joko Widodo and they will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for a high-speed railway that will link Jakarta with the provincial capital of West Java, Bandung.

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  9. Police arrest 3 men on suspicion of links to Jakarta attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | SFGate

    Workers clean up outside the Starbucks cafe where an attack occurred on Thursday, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. Indonesians were shaken but refusing to be cowed a day after a deadly attack in a busy district of central Jakarta that has been claimed by the Islamic State group.

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  10. Singapore firms boost safety measures at Jakarta officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Indonesian workers run as they are evacuated from their office at Thamrin business district in Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta SINGAPORE: In the aftermath of the deadly bomb blasts that rocked Jakarta on Thursday , Singapore businesses there took various steps to protect their employees, with United Overseas Bank shutting four of its branches for the day and The Ascott stepping up security at its properties and arranging for employees to stay overnight if necessary.

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  11. Will Meyrick returns to Mama SanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The Drinks Business

    The 'Street Food Chef' Will Meyrick is back in HK to launch a new range of dishes to the upscale South Asian fusion restaurant, Mama San. Fresh from his tastings tour of India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand which have all inspired his new dishes, Meyrick will take back the helm of Mama San - his venture in Hong Kong from 15-22 January.

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  12. AirAsia X service to Auckland worth $176 million a year to economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Budget airline AirAsia X will provide a big economic boost for tourism when it starts flying to Auckland in March. Auckland Airport aeronautical commercial general manager Norris Carter said the service was expected to add 275,000 seats a year between Kuala Lumpur and Auckland, boosting the economy by an estimated $176 million.

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  13. In the steps of the PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | The Star Online

    A visit to Solo is never complete without a visit to Jokowi's mansion, and proud locals retelling his rags-to riches story. ON Dec 28, I made a blusukan to the residence of Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in Solo.

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  14. Coconuts is a local news startup fast becoming the Patch of Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | VentureBeat

    Coconuts Media 's founder describes the four-year-old news media startup as "a network of local city websites" that is now in eight cities across Asia - mostly in Southeast Asia, specifically - including Bangkok, Manila, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Bali, and Yangon. All of these are available in English, with two of the eight available in local languages .

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  15. Jakarta Diary: The Journey To Anyer From JakartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Bernama's correspondent in Jakarta Azeman Ariffin shares his observations in Indonesia. JAKARTA -- Malaysian jazz queen Sheila Majid once made popular two Indonesian destinations through her song "Antara Anyer dan Jakarta" .

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  16. Representative office opens in SurabayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The China Post

    Taiwan's representative office in Surabaya, Indonesia officially began operations Monday, making it the second representative office Taiwan has in the Southeast Asian country, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs official said on Tuesday. Speaking during a regular news briefing, Bob Chen , deputy director-general of the ministry's Department of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, noted that to officially open the new office, a ceremony presided over by Taiwan's top envoy to Indonesia Chang Liang-jen , the first chief at the office, as well as Indonesian officials and overseas Taiwanese and business representatives, he noted.

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  17. 4 Budget-Friendly World Capitals Everyone Should VisitRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Lifehack.org

    Every traveler dreams of visiting as much cities as they can. Whether those places are near or far, they will try and visit them no matter what.

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  18. Faulty rudder system major factor in AirAsia crash off Indonesia: ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | The Peninsula

    A file picture of the tail section of AirAsia flight as the search for black boxes of the aircraft continues in the Java sea Jakarta: A fault with the rudder control system was a major factor in the December AirAsia plane crash into the Java Sea that left 162 people dead, Indonesian investigators said Tuesday. Repeated problems with the system led to the pilots disengaging the autopilot in stormy weather in a bid to fix the situation, and then losing control of the Airbus A320-200, Indonesia's official National Transportation Safety Committee said.

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  19. Faulty rudder system major factor in AirAsia QZ8501 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Repeated problems with the system led to the pilots disengaging the autopilot in stormy weather in a bid to fix the situation, and then losing control of the Airbus A320-200. File photo of a section of AirAsia flight QZ8501's tail being loaded onto a boat for transportation to Jakarta from Kumai Port, near Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan JAKARTA: A fault with the rudder control system was a major factor in the December AirAsia plane crash into the Java Sea that left 162 people dead, Indonesian investigators said on Tuesday .

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  20. Global stocks mixed as shock of Paris attacks fadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The China Post

    Global stocks were mixed Wednesday as the shock of the Paris terror attacks faded and an uptick in U.S. inflation added support for a possible interest rate hike. In early trading, France's CAC-40 lost 0.7 percent to 4,902.21 and Germany's DAX shed 0.5 percent to 10,915.27.

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