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  1. SE Asia Stocks - Most fall tracking Asia; energy shares weakRead the original story

    30 min ago | Reuters

    BANGKOK, Nov 30 Most Southeast Asian stock markets tracked weaker Asian shares lower on Monday, sending key indexes in Malaysia and Indonesia to near-one-week lows while investors cut holdings in energy shares in the region amid weak global oil prices. The Thai SET index traded up 0.2 percent after an early slide to a near-two-month low.


  2. Activists decry death penaltyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    A group of activists protested outside the Indonesian Consulate and Beijing's Liaison Office in Hong Kong to call for the abolition of the death penalty. An alleged drug dealer from Hong Kong, Wong Chi-ping, was sentenced to death by an Indonesian court earlier this month for possessing hundreds of kilograms of methamphetamine, while a Beijing court in October handed down a death sentence to a Hong Kong businessman who was caught with a large quantity of cocaine.


  3. Volunteers 'IsLand-A-Hand' to Pulau Ubin, Coney Island as part of OBS exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    SINGAPORE: In a bid to encourage the public to foster a better sense of appreciation for the environment, Outward Bound Singapore on Monday organised its largest conservation exercise to date. More than 400 volunteers aged 15 to 50 were sent to Pulau Ubin and Coney Island for the exercise, known as "Project IsLand-A-Hand".


  4. Resale prices of private homes continue upward trend in October: SRPIRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Overall prices increased 0.1 per cent month-on-month in October, building on the 0.3 per cent growth in September, according to the Singapore Residential Price Index estimates. SINGAPORE: Resale prices of private homes continued its slow growth last month, according to the Singapore Residential Price Index estimates, which were released on Monday .


  5. AirAsia QZ8501 crash findings expected on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee is ready to publicly share the final investigation report after it was postponed several times. Foreign investigators examine the tail of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 in Kumai after debris from the crash was retrieved from the Java Sea.


  6. The smartphone ambition: Q&A with Asustek CEO Jerry ShenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | DigiTimes

    ... 2016 during an interview with Digitimes in Jakarta. Q: What is the sales performance of Asustek's smartphones in Indonesia in 2015 and what is the target for 2016? A: We will ship about 3.5 million smartphones in Indonesia in 2015, accounting for ...


  7. Ninety-Seven Passengers Rescued After Ferry Leaving Batam Hit Floating ObjectRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Tengku Noor Shamsiah Abdullah SINGAPORE, Nov 30 -- Ninety-seven passengers were rescued from a ferry heading to Singapore from the Indonesian island of Batam after it hit a floating object on Sunday night. At about 9.45pm on Sunday , the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore said it received a report that an Indonesia-registered ferry, "Sea Prince" had hit a floating object after leaving the Nongsapura ferry terminal in Batam.


  8. Jokowi's Infrastructure Ambitions Face Court Test Over LandRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Indonesia's top court will rule whether the state can forcibly purchase land from farmers refusing to make way for a power plant, a test of President Joko Widodo's efforts to get stalled infrastructure projects moving. Construction of the $4 billion Batang coal-fired station on Java island was supposed to begin in 2012 but has been held up by villagers unwilling to sell their land, a common obstacle to projects in Indonesia.


  9. Connector hubs' are the champions of brain coordinationRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    Swinging a bat at a 90-mph fastball requires keen visual, cognitive and motor skills. But how do diverse brain networks coordinate well enough to hit the ball? A new UC Berkeley study suggests the human brain's aptitude and versatility can be credited in large part to "connector hubs," which filter and route information.


  10. The Ceramic Artist Who Has Lived in 6 CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    "I was born in Saudi Arabia we were actually airlifted out at the beginning of the Gulf War and I grew up in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Scotland before settling in Houston." "There's sort of an ignorant part of me that feels like everyone is looking at me like I'm the enemy, but then I realize that most people probably aren't thinking that."


  11. Dancing With the Starz-Ballroom DanceRead the original story

    Friday Nov 6 | City of Temple

    ... each other and contributing to each others and dedicated to the people who have hometown in Lhokseumawe, Aceh - Indonesia. View all calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar. ...


  12. News from around the Asia Pacific region, Nov 30.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; Six Chinese hotel groups create online distribution platform, BHMAsia expanding its presence in Bangkok, Best Western enters Bandung and more... Best Western Hotels & Resorts is making its debut in Indonesia's third largest city, Bandung, with the launch of Best Western Premier La Grande Hotel. The 193-room upscale hotel will be equipped with eight meeting rooms, a business center, a spa, a swimming pool, a fitness center and a restaurant.


  13. 10 of the best hotel bargains in the world right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... and comfortable central hotel rooms start at $120 a night in London, $55 elsewhere. Find them in Melbourne, India, Indonesia and Malaysia as well. See . When visiting Paris, preparedness to stay outside the more touristy ...


  14. Nearly 100 rescued after Batam-Singapore ferry hits floating objectRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    All 97 passengers on board, including 51 Singaporeans and seven crew members, are safe and accounted for, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. File photo of passengers boarding the ferry along the Harbour Front in Singapore before heading to Indonesia's nearby Batam island.


  15. Women in Business - Grace HoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Financial Times

    Grace Ho is the chief commercial officer at the Singapore Post. She holds an MBA from the University of New South Wales's Australian Graduate School of Management , where she majored in marketing and finance.


  16. Paris climate protests: Is the public more engaged than ever on climate?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... the organizers say makes it one of the biggest climate change actions ever. Makassar, a coastal city in eastern Indonesia, held the first climate march in its history over the weekend. Elementary school children took part in the march put together ...


  17. Vape Traders Ask For Time To Recover CapitalRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Norazimah Narudin JOHOR BAHARU, Nov 29 -- Vape traders in the state have appealed to the state government to reconsider the ban on the sale of the product and give them time to recover their business capital before it is enforced. A Bernama check at several premises selling vape here found the atmosphere gloomy, with several vape traders expressing regret at the latest ruling by the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar ordering the ban on vape.


  18. Sisters' Islands Marine Park designated for research, conservation activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    SINGAPORE: The Sisters' Islands Marine Park, unveiled in July 2014, has been designated for research and conservation activities of Singapore's marine life, as part of the Marine Conservation Action Plan. The marine park is Singapore's first and spans about 40 hectares around the islands, which include the western reefs and seashore areas of Pulau Tekukor and St John's Island.


  19. New Type of 'Flow Battery' Can Store 10 Times the Energy of the Next Best DeviceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Slashdot

    That's something conventional flow batteries can't do. Now, researchers report that they've created a novel type of flow battery that uses lithium ion technology - the sort used to power laptops - to store about 10 times as much energy as the most common flow batteries on the market .


  20. Jubilee Walk: 8km trail of Singapore's iconic locations launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Participants of the Jubilee Big Walk heading off from the starting point at the National Museum of Singapore. SINGAPORE: The Jubilee Walk, a commemorative eight-kilometre trail that takes visitors through more than 20 iconic locations in Singapore's civic district and Marina Bay area, was launched by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday morning .