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  1. Holsworthy student given grant to study overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Liverpool City Champion

    ... nt the New Colombo Plan and support students studying or undertaking placements in Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong and Indonesia.


  2. The village with no child over 10Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    On the road that leads into Lambada - a small community east of Banda Aceh - a large canvas rests against a wall. The Acehnese village of Lambada, where there are almost no children over the age of 10. Picture: Steve Pennells/The West Australian Walking through Lambada now, the thing that strikes you is that you can't see a child over the age of 10, because all bar two of the village's children were killed on Boxing Day 2004.


  3. Destinations for 2015: Milan, Cuba, Queens and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    See Cuba before it changes. Check out the Expo in Milan. And if you're heading to New York City to see the view from 1 World Trade Center's observatory , take the subway to Queens and see if you can figure out why it topped Lonely Planet's "best in the U.S." destinations for 2015.


  4. 5 things about I Am A Singer, the China reality contest TV show Kit Chan is taking part inRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Straits Times

    Instead of newcomers jostling for a share of the limelight, the format here pits professional singers against each other. 2. Kit Chan is the first Singaporean to appear on the show.


  5. Former Calgary teacher jailed in Indonesia devastated over outcome of related trialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Calgary Herald

    A Canadian teacher accused of sexually abusing three students at an international school in Indonesia found it "devastating" that five janitors also accused in the case were sentenced to up to eight years in prison, his family said Monday. "We've got to ensure that we continue to fight the fight and make sure that Neil gets his due process but it is very concerning that a trial that was run along similar lines has this outcome," Bantleman's brother, Guy Bantleman, said in an interview with CHCH News in Hamilton, Ont.


  6. USS Rodney M. Davis Returns from Final DeploymentRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    ... of responsibility, including an Indian Ocean patrol and port visits to Japan, Singapore, the Maldives, Thailand, Indonesia, and Brunei. As the first U.S. warship to visit to the Maldives in four years, Rodney M. Davis hosted the Maldives National ...


  7. Aceh redux: The tsunami that helped stop a warRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IRIN

    BANDA ACEH, 23 December 2014 - When the earthquake struck, Irwandi Yusuf, a leader in the armed separatist Free Aceh Movement , was startled in his prison bunk. He began to pack his possessions into a plastic bag.


  8. Race to save Jakarta from the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... is under construction around Jakarta as the city sinks further and further below sea level. Paul Chapman reports. Indonesia's capital city is sinking. Jakarta sits on a swampy plain and has sunk four metres in the past three decades. Water drained ...


  9. Researchers find two snake species new to SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    ... Habitat: Acidic environments such as peat swamps and blackwater streams in South-east Asian countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia Habitat: Acidic environments such as peat swamps and black water environments within South-east Asia. It has been ...


  10. Lend a hand to vanishing hawkersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    One weekday morning recently, I was sitting at the coffee shop near my house when my prawn noodles arrived with a little bit of extra chilli powder and a little bit of sad news. "Better eat more," said the old lady in Hokkien as she placed the piping hot bowls on the table.


  11. Palm oil modelling study may offer benefits for producersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Food Industry

    ... sites in Papua New Guinea. Earlier this month the model's developers, including Nelson, ran a workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia, to train 20 scientists from six countries in using the model. It is hoped that the participants (12 from Indonesia, three ...


  12. Five cleaners jailed in sex abuse case involving prestigious Indonesian schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Five cleaners have been jailed over the sexual abuse of a young boy at what is considered one of Indonesia's most prestigious international schools, in a scandal that has rocked Jakarta's expatriate community. In separate hearings, judges told the South Jakarta district court that four male cleaners - Agun Iskandar, Virgiawan Amin, Zainal Abidin, and Syahrial, who goes by one name - were "proven legally and convincingly guilty of committing sexual abuse and violence on minors".


  13. School Cleaners Who Raped Boy, 6, JailedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    Each of the men were sentenced to eight years in prison, and ordered to pay a 5,100 fine, after being "proven legally and convincingly guilty of committing sexual abuse and violence on minors". The victim's family are now suing the Jakarta International School ? favoured by expats and wealthy Indonesians ? for $125m .


  14. 5 janitors sentenced for raping student at Indonesian school where Bantleman is accused of assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    The annual event illuminates the longest night of the year with lanterns, fire, singing, drumming, music and dancing, held at Granville Island Child sexual abuse suspect Virgiawan Amin sits on the defendant's chair during his trial at South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. An Indonesian court has sentenced five janitors to up to eight years in prison over the rape of a kindergartner at prestigious school in Indonesia.


  15. Erwiana's bruises made her look as though she was 'from another race' witness tells courtRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Indonesian domestic worker Erwiana Sulistyaningsih's face was so badly bruised she looked like a person of a different race, a witness told the District Court yesterday. Riyanti Binti Noto Parni, a prosecution witness in the trial of Erwiana's ex-employer, Law Wan-tung, was among a group of Indonesian domestic workers that met Erwiana at Chek Lap Kok airport in January, when the domestic helper was sent home.


  16. Puzzle Solved: Two Quantum Mysteries Merge into OneRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    An international team of researchers has proved that two peculiar features of the quantum world - previously considered distinct - are different manifestations of the same thing. Patrick Coles, Jedrzej Kaniewski, and Stephanie Wehner made the breakthrough while at the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore.


  17. USS Fort Worth Arrives in Jakarta for First Southeast Asia Port VisitRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    Littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth arrived in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 22 as part of a 16-month rotational deployment in support of the Indo-Asia-Pacific rebalance. The port visit is Fort Worth's first in Southeast Asia, and also marks the first LCS visit to Indonesia, an archipelagic nation that comprises 17,000 islands and the world's third largest democracy.


  18. The best images from around the world for Dec. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... flooded road in Bandung, West Java province as a monsoon rains trigger floods and landslides in several places in Indonesia. (Timur Matahari/AFP/Getty Images)


  19. Indonesian officials seek desert island for refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... and refugees waiting for resettlement in the country, as they have become a "burden." Asylum seekers flock to Indonesia from the Middle East, Asia and Africa, hoping to reach Australia. But Indonesia's southern neighbor has recently announced that ...


  20. 10 years after deadly tsunami, Indonesian city revivesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    In this Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, photo, debris litter the front lawn of Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia. In this Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, photo, children , in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, play near a house on which a fishing boat landed after it was swept away by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.