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  1. Indonesian toilet cafe serves up stomach-churning foodRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

    Customers enjoy a meal at the 'Jamban Cafe' in the city of Semarang on Indonesia's Java island, a small eatery where a handful of diners sit on upright toilets around a table where food is served in two squat toilets A toilet-themed cafe where customers dine on meatballs floating in soup-filled latrines may not be everyone's idea of haute cuisine, but Indonesians are flocking to become privy to the latest lavatorial trend. On a recent visit to the venue, in Semarang on Java island, traditional Indonesian "bakso" -- a type of meatball -- bobbed in a murky soup in one toilet, while a second contained a brightly-coloured, alcohol-free cocktail.

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  2. Efforts intensified to save Pakistani on death row in IndonesiaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Nerve News

    Islamabad, July 26 - The Pakistani government has intensified diplomatic efforts for saving a national, Zulfiqar Ali, who is facing imminent execution in Indonesia after being convicted of drug-related charges. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, who is in Laos for an Asean Regional Forum meeting, has sought a meeting with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi on the issue, according to officials.

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  3. Rights groups call for leniency as Indonesia prepares for latest round of executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    Zulfiqar Ali, of Pakistan, looks skyward as his death sentence is read out at an Indonesian court in June, 2005. Pic: AP.

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  4. MOE, NYP rapped for lack of oversight, weak governance: AGO reportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Lapses in the enforcement of scholarship bonds, a lack of oversight of study loans and conflict of interest situations were some of the lapses uncovered in the Auditor-General's audit of the Ministry of Education and Nanyang Polytechnic . SINGAPORE: Lapses in the enforcement of scholarship bonds, a lack of oversight of study loans and conflict of interest situations were some of the lapses uncovered in the Auditor-General's audit of the Ministry of Education and Nanyang Polytechnic .

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  5. Indonesian 'maid detectives' on mission to save women from traffickingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... allowed to remain. But groups like Migrant Care and the National Advocacy Network of Domestic Workers - two of the Indonesia's leading organizations fighting for maids' rights - have criticized the ban. They say it restricts women's rights to ...

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  6. ASEAN statement on South China Sea 'shows weakness'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Age

    ... the past few years, Monday's communication showed how little clout countries such as Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia had on the issue. "Their voices are shouted down. It's happened before, it has happened in other forums, but it confirms the ...

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  7. Michelin releases officially the full selection of its 2016 Michelin Guide Singapore.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

    Hawker stars, Australian and Peranakan fare celebrated in inaugural 2016 Michelin Guide Singapore, Singapore is now home to the world's cheapest Michelin-starred eateries. Michelin has officially released the full selection of its 2016 Michelin Guide Singapore, the inaugural edition for the food-obsessed city-state and the Michelin Guide's only Southeast Asian publication.

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  8. Dengue cases top 200 for 5th week in a row; more than 9,900 cases reported this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    With Singapore now firmly in the traditional peak dengue fever season, dengue cases have exceeded 200 a week for the fifth week in a row. There were 266 reported cases last week - 43 more than the previous week - according to the latest figures from the National Environment Agency's dengue website.

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  9. Jakarta ready to resume executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Star Online

    JAKARTA: More drug convicts could imminently face the firing squad in Indonesia, after authorities said they were ready to carry out a new round of executions after a hiatus. A Pakistani death row convict was sent yesterday to Nusakamban gan prison island, where Jakarta conducts executions, and an Indonesian woman sentenced to death for narcotics offences was transferred to the island over the weekend.

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  10. Skills shortage and poor IT infrastructure hinder tech adoption by Asean governmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

    Sub-standard hardware, staff shortages and poor data-sharing are impeding the adoption of cutting-edge technology by the governments of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, according to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit . Latest articles on HR best practices: mobile apps disrupting the annual staff appraisals; reasons for and against open-source software; and Rolls-Royce case study.

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  11. Nearly 10,000 dengue cases reported in Singapore this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Six people have died of the disease so far, compared to four dengue fatalities in the whole of last year. A banner alerting residents of the number of dengue cases in the neighbourhood along Shunfu Rd. SINGAPORE: Nearly 10,000 dengue cases have been reported in Singapore since the start of the year, with more than 200 new cases reported each week for the past five weeks, according to latest figures published on the National Environment Agency's dengue website.

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  12. Melaka, Malaysia - A Historian's ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Online Scene

    ... prime location, since it is situated halfway between China and India, and because it had perfect access to the Indonesia spice trade. Even hundreds of years later Melaka and its current society still maintains strongly the roots of its international ...

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  13. Indonesia set for fresh executionsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Standard

    More drug convicts could imminently face the firing squad in Indonesia, after authorities said yesterday they were ready to carry out a new round of executions after a hiatus.A Pakistani death row convict was sent yesterday to Nusakambangan prison island, where Jakarta conducts executions, and an Indonesian woman sentenced to death for narcotics offenses was transferred to the island over the week... More drug convicts could imminently face the firing squad in Indonesia, after authorities said yesterday they were ready to carry out a new round of executions after a hiatus.

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  14. Jackie Chan-Starring 'Skiptrace' Bows Big In China With $62M+ DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Deadline

    ... of Skiptrace starred another beloved local star, Fan Bingbing. The film also debuted in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Romania and Bulgaria for a total gross of $64M in seven markets handled by Bloom International . Stateside, the film is ...

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  15. UNDP launches online platform to better address urban poor issues for ...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    As a recognition of the growing importance of urban development issues, UNDP today launched an online platform, coinciding with the Third Preparatory Committee for Habitat 3 taking place in Surabaya, Indonesia . The conference is due to finalize the draft New Urban Agenda before its adoption at the Habitat 3 Conference in Quito, Ecuador in October.

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  16. Dorothy Wang relaxes in palatial digs while vacationing in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    On Monday, however, the Rich Kids Of Beverly Hills star showed her Instagram followers the true meaning of traveling in style. The real estate heiress posted a photo of herself lounging in the vast, luxurious living room of the Phuket villa she currently calls home.

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  17. Selena Gomez needs to 'get over herself': The View weigh in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    ... some areas of my life" in a message posted on Instagram after she performed to thousands of fans in Jakarta, Indonesia. "I've never really felt like my materials, wardrobe or a video could define me. I act on a moment and fear something that hasn't ...

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  18. Dragon On FireRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    ... For that matter any of China's neighbours, who have dispute over maritime rights--the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei and Japan. In 1974 and 1988, China had driven out Vietnamese soldiers from an island it claimed as its own. In the 1980s, ...

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  19. The shocking truth about urinating in poolsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    Where should we urinate? Most people are likely to say, "the washroom, of course". But how about a swimming pool? As crazy and outrageous as it sounds, urinating in swimming pools is an open secret around the world.

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  20. India for strong international legal regime to deal with terrorism-related casesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... the experience of ASEAN countries, notably Malaysia, in this important area. In addition, India will co-cost with Indonesia, an ARF inter-sessional meeting on counter-terrorism, he added. Underlining that the sea lanes of communication passing ...

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