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  1. Indonesian court will proceed with murder trial of woman accused of poisoning her friend with cyanideRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | National Post

    ... along with another friend. Police say laboratory tests showed the drink contained cyanide. The case has riveted Indonesia for months and attracted attention in Australia because Wongso was a permanent resident and studied in Sydney. Police have ...


  2. South China Sea reefs 'decimated' as giant clams harvested in bulkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

    Products made from giant clam shells are displayed inside a store in the seaside town of Tanmen in China's Hainan province May 10, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Farah Master Ornaments made from the shells of endangered giant clams, renowned in China for having auspicious powers and the luster of ivory, have become coveted luxuries, a trend which has wreaked havoc on the ecosystem of the South China Sea.


  3. European and Asian scientists take to the sea to fathom the '2012 Great Earthquake'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Singaporean, French and Indonesian scientists will be heading into the Indian Ocean in July to investigate the cause of the largest intraplate earthquake ever recorded in an ocean. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore scientists will be leading an international team to the Wharton Basin in the Indian Ocean, alongside researchers from the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris , France, and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences .


  4. Most Southeast Asia stocks end higher on bargain-huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... and healthcare stocks such as Astra International Tbk PT and Kalbe Farma Tbk PT. Sentiment was also buoyed after Indonesia's parliament approved an amnesty bill that would allow low payment rates for taxpayers who declared untaxed wealth. "It (tax ...


  5. Indonesian court to proceed with trial in cyanide murderRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Jessica Kumala Wongso, center, who is accused of murdering her friend by lacing her coffee with cyanide, enters the courtroom prior to the start of her trial hearing at Central Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, June, 28, 2016. An Indonesian court has decided to proceed with the trial of the woman.


  6. ' News In A Minute: June 28, 2016Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    TRS co-founder Yang Kaiheng jailed 8 months for sedition; man who pretended to be cop gets 3 weeks' jail; young Singaporeans top competency rankings in OCED study * A 29-year-old man has pleaded guilty to pretending to be a policeman and trying to cheat a Chinese national of $6,000. * Younger adults in Singapore rank among the highest in the world for skills such as literacy, numeracy and using digital tools to solve problems.


  7. With eye on China, Indonesian parliament approves higher defence spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo stands on the deck of the Indonesian Navy ship KRI Imam Bonjol after chairing a limited cabinet meeting in the waters of Natuna Islands, Riau Islands province, Indonesia June 23, 2016 in this photo provided by Antara Foto. Antara... Indonesian lawmakers on Tuesday approved higher defense spending this year to fund, among other things, major upgrades to military facilities in the Natuna Islands, whose nearby waters Beijing says are subject to "over-lapping claims".


  8. ASIA/INDONESIA - Resignation of Bishop of Malang, appointment of successorRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Fides News

    On 28 June 2016 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Malang (Indonesia) by His Exc. Mgr. Herman Joseph Sahadat Pandoyoputro, O. Carm., in accordance with can. 401 1 of the Code of Canon Law. The Holy ...


  9. UPDATE 1-Indonesia launches tax amnesty it hopes will bring home billionsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    JAKARTA, June 28 Indonesia is launching a tax amnesty programme that the government, facing a sizable budget shortfall, is counting on to bring home billions of dollars citizens have parked overseas. The nine-month programme, approved on Tuesday by parliament, offers citizens low rates for paying some penalty on assets at home or abroad that have not been previously declared.


  10. Brexit offers a cautionary tale for an Asia seeking greater integrationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Derwin Pereira says the countries and institutions of Asean must avoid alienating the man and woman on the street with lofty ideas and aloof government The shock British vote for an exit from the European Union sends out a chilling message that Asian institutions and even countries would do well to heed. This cautionary message must be heard by those driving regionalism in Asia, particularly the Association of Southeast Asian Nations; free-trade pacts such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership ; and the economic direction of countries such as China, Indonesia and India in an age of rampant globalisation.


  11. 1,300 seniors sign up to go back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    More than 1,300 seniors have signed up for courses at the Institutes of Technical Education, polytechnics, universities and voluntary welfare organisations under an initiative launched last month. From Western art to Android app development, people aged 50 years and above can choose from 500 different courses on the website of the National Sliver Academy .


  12. More training, welfare programmes for foreign domestic workers in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Foreign Domestic Worker Association for Social Support and Training volunteers at an event marking Foreign Domestic Workers' Day. SINGAPORE: A non-profit organisation has introduced more training courses and welfare programmes for foreign domestic workers in Singapore, including a course that trains them on providing care to the elderly.


  13. New Philippine govt will not affect efforts to rescue Indonesian sailors: MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi makes a statement at the Foreign Ministry in Jakarta, Indonesia March 21, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside/Files JAKARTA: The change in government in the Philippines will not impede efforts to secure the release of seven Indonesian sailors kidnapped by armed groups in southern Philippines, Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said.


  14. Singaporeans Deepen The Kampung SpiritRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Massita Ahmad Bernama's correspondent in Singapore shares her take on the capital city and its unique social narrative. SINGAPORE -- As Muslims gear up to celebrate Hari Raya in just slightly more than a week, Singaporeans both Muslims and non-Muslims have been rekindling the 'kampung spirit' in the island republic since the holy month of Ramadan begun.


  15. Indonesia Approves Tax Amnesty to Fund Widening Budget Gap an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Indonesia's parliament approved a tax amnesty that the government says will draw in billions of dollars needed to finance a widening budget as it steps up infrastructure spending to spur economic growth. Lawmakers voted in favor of the bill during a plenary session in Jakarta on Tuesday, among the final steps before it becomes law.


  16. Singapore para-athlete jailed for recruiting women for prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Singapore: Singapore's national para-athlete Adam Kamis, who represented the country at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games has been jailed 38 months for recruiting women for prostitution through social networking web sites for his social escort agency and sexually exploiting a minor girl. Adam, 37, took to Facebook to recruit women, using the moniker 'Angel Tan' to pass himself off as an escort girl working for SG Freelancers - the escort agency he started in early 2013 to get out of debt.


  17. Fitch: Indonesia Microloan Subsidy to Support Loan GrowthRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... required to pay a guarantee fee of around 1.5% to one of two appointed insurance companies - PT Asuransi Kredit Indonesia (PT Askrindo) and Perusahaan Umum Jaminan Kredit Indonesia (PT Jamkrindo). These insurers in turn provide compensation to the ...


  18. Battle Box bunker officially opens after 2-year revampRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    SINGAPORE: The Battle Box bunker located in Fort Canning has officially reopened on Tuesday , after a change in theme and a different layout. The former British underground bunker from World War II was discovered in 1988, and was then reopened as a museum in 1997.


  19. Exiled by Taliban, karate black belt trains young asylum seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    In a crowded hill town outside Jakarta, a karate champion exiled by the Taliban helps young refugees battle the soul-destroying boredom of years in limbo. "Ichi, ni, san," she yells, counting punches in Japanese for a class of children who speak Farsi, Pashto and English - but no Bahasa Indonesia.


  20. Cyanide-coffee murder trial to go aheadRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A former Australian student accused of killing her friend with a cyanide-laced coffee in Indonesia has lost her bid to have the case against her thrown out, with a Jakarta judge finding prosecutors have clearly explained elements of premeditated murder. Wayan Mirna Salihin collapsed and began frothing at the mouth at a popular Jakarta restaurant on January 6 after drinking a Vietnamese iced coffee that Jessica had ordered for her more than half an hour earlier.