Jakarta, Indonesia Travel Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Obama discusses tolerance, nostalgia in speech in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Newsday

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  2. Obama makes nostalgic trip to his Indonesia childhood homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his family arrived Friday in his childhood home of Jakarta on the last leg of a 10-day vacation in Indonesia, where they visited ancient temples and went whitewater rafting. Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo later met Obama at the Bogor Palace in West Java.

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  3. Thailand: Home to some of world's biggest crocodile farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Reuters

    A zoo worker places crocodile eggs inside a hatchery at Sriracha Tiger Zoo in Chonburi province, Thailand, May 16, 2017. Workers catch young crocodiles and put them into sacks at Sri Ayuthaya Crocodile Farm in Ayutthaya province, Thailand, May 23, 2017.

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  4. Japan central bank issues rare apology over remark about HitlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Reuters

    Japan's central bank issued a rare apology on Friday over a board member's praise for Adolf Hitler's economic policies. Yutaka Harada, a member of the board of the Bank of Japan, told a seminar on Thursday Hitler's economic policies had been "appropriate" and "wonderful" but had enabled the Nazi dictator to do "horrible" things to the world.

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  5. So This Is How The Obamas Did Bali...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Refinery 29

    Yes, we know. The Obama family's post-presidency vacations might as well become their own genre of lifestyle reporting right now.

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  6. Holidaying Obamas not short of companyRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Standard

    From white water rafting in Bali to visiting temples on Java, former US president Barack Obama's private family holiday is being closely tracked in Indonesia where he spent four years as a child. Obama, pictured, was six when he moved to Jakarta after his American mother, Ann Dunham, married an Indonesian following the end of her marriage to Obama's Kenyan father.

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  7. Yes he can: "Clever boy" Obama returns to Indonesia for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Peninsula

    JAKARTA: From white water rafting in Bali to visiting temples on Java, former U.S. President Barack Obama's private family holiday is being closely tracked in Indonesia where he spent four years as a child. Obama was six when he moved to Jakarta after his American mother, Ann Dunham, married an Indonesian man following the end of her marriage to Obama's Kenyan father.

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  8. Yes he can: Obama returns to Indonesia for family vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    JAKARTA: From white water rafting in Bali to visiting temples on Java, former U.S. President Barack Obama's private family holiday is being closely tracked in Indonesia where he spent four years as a child. Obama was six when he moved to Jakarta after his American mother, Ann Dunham, married an Indonesian man following the end of her marriage to Obama's Kenyan father.

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  9. Trump says Senate Republicans likely to pass healthcare billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed confidence that the Republican-led Senate would ultimately prevail in passing legislation aimed at repealing and replacing the 2010 healthcare law passed under his predecessor, former Democratic president Barack Obama. "It's very tough ... I think we're going to get it over the line," Trump told reporters at the White House ahead of a separate event on energy, adding that healthcare was "probably the toughest subject" to get passed in Congress.

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  10. Obamas visit Balinese paddy fields during vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Rice and easy does it! The Obamas visit Balinese paddy fields during their luxury vacation at $2,500-a-night Four Seasons Resort - but Malia is nowhere to be seen Obama's stepfather was Indonesian, and the former president lived in Jakarta for a few years in the late 1960s The Obamas have been spotted taking a trip to the picturesque Balinese rice fields during their luxury vacation to Indonesia. Barack and Michelle Obama , along with their two daughters, flew into the popular tourist destination on Friday evening before heading straight for the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Ubud, where villas cost upwards of $2,500 a night.

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  11. As Ramadan ends, Malaysia's great exodus beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    The end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan brings a great migration - known as mudik in Indonesia, balik kampung in Malaysia - when millions brave crowded trains and killer traffic to visit a single destination: home A young passenger is squeezed into an economy carriage at the Jakarta train station as her family returns to their home provinces to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan. Photo: AFP railway station in central Jakarta, Eko Purnomo, 26, shifts uncomfortably on the steel benches that carve up the waiting room where it is standing room only.

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  12. Flashback: Plane's passengers and crew stared death in the face 35 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Dominion Post

    Thirty-five years ago today, Kiwis were among the 247 passengers aboard a British Airways jet who said their last goodbyes as they plunged towards the ocean. Jimmy Ellingham looks back on 15 minutes of fear.

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  13. The Obamas fly into Bali for luxurious resort holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: Police move closer to charging Nick Gordon over his fiancee Bobbi Kristina's death after ANOTHER ex comes forward to accuse him of abuse Soldiers fell into formation in the popular tourist destination on Friday in preparation for the Obamas' five-day vacation at the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Ubud, where villas cost upwards of $2,500 a night. The former president is then scheduled to travel to the island of Java to speak at the 4th Indonesian Diaspora Congress in Jakarta, where he spent his childhood after his mother married her second husband, an Indonesian man.

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  14. Muslims prepare for upcoming Eid al-Fitr festival around worldRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    People prepare to board a train to their hometown at Pasar Senen Station in Jakarta, capital of Indonesia, June 21, 2017. Indonesia's traffic reaches its peak as millions of people travel to their hometowns to celebrate the upcoming Eid al-Fitr festival. (Xinhua/Zulkarnain)

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  15. Indonesians travelling for Eid al-FitrRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Mercury

    Millions of Indonesians have begun the journey to their home towns to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr. Nearly 30 million revellers are expected to travel by car, bus, ferry, motorcycle and plane in the annual home-bound exodus, which has become a logistical nightmare for the government.

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  16. Indonesia Plows Ahead on Fisheries Protection, Despite Resource ConstraintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Voice of America

    A member of the Indonesian Navy is seen anchoring a Navy ship next to illegal fishing vessel Viking which was seized by Indonesia's Navy before its sinking in the waters off Pangandaran, West Java, Indonesia, March 14, 2016. Foreign fishing in Indonesian waters has long been a concern for the government, for which it has recently taken a literally explosive approach: blowing up illicit fishing boats.

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  17. Late night Ramadan shopping shows Indonesia's economic spirits brighteningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Asian Correspondent

    A woman sells prayer caps outside of Istiqlal Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan in Jakarta, Indonesia May 28, 2017. Source: Reuters/Darren Whiteside INDONESIA's economic spirits are rising judging by the line of women outside a packed Furla bag shop for a traditional midnight Ramadan sale at a Jakarta mall.

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  18. Caution ahead of macro-data release, global cues suppress equitiesRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Nerve News

    Mumbai, June 12 - Caution ahead of major domestic macro-data release, coupled with weak global cues and heavy selling pressure in banking, capital goods and consumer durables stocks, suppressed the Indian equity markets on Monday. The key equity indices closed with losses of more than half-per cent each, as investors remained cautious ahead of the release of Index of Industrial Production and Consumer Price Index data later in the evening.

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  19. Once-drab Indonesian slum rejuvenated into 'Rainbow Village'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A view of colourful houses at the Kampung Pelangi village in Semarang, Indonesia, May 20, 2017 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Yulius Satria Wijaya via REUTERS SEMARANG, Indonesia: A slum area on Indonesia's Java Island has become an unlikely tourist attraction, as well as a social media hit, after its homes were painted vivid colours to transform the district into what is now being called "Kampung Pelangi" .

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  20. Once-drab Indonesian slum rejuvenated into 'Rainbow Village'Read the original story

    May 21, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    A slum area on Indonesia's Java Island has become an unlikely tourist attraction, as well as a social media hit, after its homes were painted vivid colors to transform the district into what is now being called "Kampung Pelangi" . The poor hill-side area received a month-long facelift costing 300 million rupiah and paid for by the local government in a bid to rejuvenate this part of Semarang, a town 450 km east of the capital Jakarta.

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