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Indonesia Newswire

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  1. Protect pluralism in Jakarta election raceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | South China Morning Post

    Should secularism be abandoned, the world will have lost a role model of moderate, tolerant, Islam, while Indonesia's democracy will be in jeopardy Indonesia has long been a model among majority-Muslim nations, praised for its religious tolerance and transition from authoritarianism to democracy. But that reputation could be tarnished if Islamic conservatives hold sway over the election of the governor of Jakarta, perhaps the second most powerful political position in the nation after the president.

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  2. Kim Jong-un's 'hit squad' on the run to North Korea...Read the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Mirror.co.uk

    ... The two female suspects told police they were offered cash a 'prank' that would get them on TV. Siti Aishah, from Indonesia , "had taken part in a similar prank at a shopping mall in Jakarta," according to security sources. "She claimed she was ...

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  3. Video appears to show fatal attack on North Korean exileRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    ... Koreans caught an Emirates flight to Dubai from Jakarta late on the day of the attack, an immigration official in Indonesia told Reuters. The country is one of the few that maintains ties with North Korea and the dispute could further isolate ...

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  4. Sudbury war hero Harold Lock, who spent four years Japanese POW death camp, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... of the Japanese fleet. Tragically in 1942, the ship hit a mine and sank off the coast of what is now Jakarta in Indonesia. To avoid being shot in the water, Mr Lock swam eight miles through shark infested waters - only to be faced with more Japanese ...

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  5. Body of missing 27-year-old Singaporean found at top of carparkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    At 6.52pm on Monday, police were alerted to a body of a man found at the top level of the multi-storey carpark at 468A Segar Road, a police spokesperson told Channel NewsAsia. SINGAPORE: A body, believed to be that of the 27-year-old Singaporean man who was reported missing on Friday has been found on the top of a multi-storey carpark, about a kilometre from where he was last seen.

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  6. Freeport warns of arbitration as Indonesia mining dispute escalatesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    U.S. mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc warned on Monday it could take the Indonesian government to arbitration and seek damages over a contractual dispute that has halted operations at the world's second-biggest copper mine. Freeport McMoRan Inc's chief executive Richard Adkerson, Freeport Indonesia spokesman Riza Pratama, and former chief executive of Freeport's Indonesian Chappy Hakim attend a news conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 20, 2017.

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  7. Indonesia Islamists urge ouster of Christian governor accused of blasphemyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    Indonesian Islamist groups on Monday called on the government to suspend the Christian governor of the capital and for the courts to convict him of blasphemy, demands they will make again at a rally outside parliament on Tuesday. Islamist groups have held two big rallies since November against the governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is on trial for insulting the Koran, and in the midst of an election in which he hopes to win a second term.

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  8. Freeport-McMoRan Updates Status of PT Freeport Indonesia Operations 022017Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Grant County Beat

    Freeport-McMoRan Inc. is providing an update on the status of PT Freeport Indonesia's operations and its discussions with the Government of Indonesia on concentrate exports and other matters related to its Contract of Work . Following more than five years of discussions with the Government, in which PT-FI negotiated in good faith to be responsive to the Government's aspirations while protecting the rights of its stakeholders, the parties have failed to reach agreement.

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  9. Budget 2017: Workers to get more help with skills via e-learning, structured trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    The National Jobs Bank will also be enhanced to be more useful for jobseekers and employers, says Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. SINGAPORE: As companies innovate and digitalise, workers here cannot be left behind, and in his Budget speech on Monday , Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat outlined ways to help people acquire and use skills to adapt to the changing environment.

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  10. Four Left KL An Hour After Murder, Says Airline SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Siti Shafiah Ariffin and Aishah Mohmad Afandi KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 - The place was swirling with people, including auxiliary policemen, and yet no one seemed to have noticed the two women who covered the face of Kim Jong-nam with cloth laced with poison. No one, that is, except four North Koreans who were sitting in a nearby restaurant watching the whole incident.

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  11. Phone Psychic Readings - Latest News Now ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... psychic readers. Lola Wilson phonepsychicreadingsguide.com/ World Culture Forum 2016 Concludes with the [..] BALI, INDONESIA, Oct 14, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - World Culture Forum (WCF) 2016 concluded on October 14 with the [..] CHILDREN'S MUSIC FUND ...

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  12. SCDF rescues man from ledge after flat catches fire in BedokRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: A man had to be rescued from a ledge outside a burning fourth-floor flat at Bedok Reservoir Road on Monday afternoon . According to the Singapore Civil Defence Force , the man was standing on the ledge outside a bedroom when they arrived on the scene.

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  13. SE Asia Stocks-Eke out small gains; Singapore fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Feb 20 Most Southeast Asian stock markets edged up in thin trade on Monday, mirroring mild gains in Asian shares, with investors cautious in the absence of firm triggers ahead of a busy week for U.S. Federal Reserve events. On the interest rates front, no less than five heads of regional Federal Reserve banks are due to speak this week while Fed Board Governor Jerome Powell appears on Wednesday, when minutes of the last policy meeting are also due.

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  14. Chronically Ill Boy Gets Fire Engine Joy Ride From Melaka JBPMRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    A chronically ill boy who has been fascinated by toy fire engine since he was very young, had his dream come true today when he got the chance to ride in a real fire engine, thanks to the Melaka Fire and Rescue Department . Akmarul Haikal Affizan, 11, who is suffering from Crohn's disease since he was one and was also diagnosed with encephalitis last year, was seen beaming all the way when he took the front seat of the fire engine, while donning the firefighter jacket and helmet, for the ride around Melaka city.

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  15. Water Price Revisions 2017Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    We are upgrading our water system to make it more resilient, especially to face the challenges posed by climate change. The revised water prices will enable PUB, the National Water Agency, to cater to future demand, strengthen Singapore's water security, and continue to deliver a high-quality and reliable supply of water.

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  16. Inside A Baby Orangutan 'Pre-School'Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Switched

    A rescue center for orangutans in Ketapang, Indonesia focuses on the basics, so much so that it refers to itself as "baby school." In one of Great Big Story's latest films , the CNN-backed video network went into International Animal Rescue 's orangutan facility to document how experts rehabilitate orphaned orangutans.

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  17. Growth Expert and Endurance Athlete Reveals Secret to Growing Business...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    New book, "Pacing for Growth" by Dr. Alison Eyring, outlines how to exercise "intelligent restraint" for a successful business and career. Business is like a body which has real limits like maximum heart rate and imagined limits like how fast we think we can go.

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  18. Visitor numbers are down at Hong Kong Disneyland. Photo: Dickson LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... will face even more competition from the region, with a host of theme parks opening in Japan, South Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia in the next few years, according to a recent research report compiled by the Legislative Council. Whether Disneyland ...

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  19. ITB Berlin: Display halls fully bookedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    ... on Asia and has attracted many international exhibitors, is also booked up and has waiting lists. Exhibitors from Indonesia will also be occupying more space. HanaTour, one of Korea's largest tour operators, will be represented on its own stand and ...

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  20. Iconic Hotel Reborn As Mantra Club CrocRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    ... of 127 properties with more than 21,000 rooms in properties under management, across Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Hawaii. Operating three well-known and trusted brands - Peppers, Mantra and BreakFree - Mantra Group operates the second ...

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