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20 min ago | Suria

Indonesia president says Islamic State...

The president of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia, on Thursday called the actions of Islamic State militants "embarrassing" to the religion and urged Islamic leaders to unite in tackling extremism.

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4 hrs ago | Reuters

Japan looks to Indonesian poultry supplies after Chinese food scandal

Indonesia and Japan are in talks to resume poultry shipments from the Southeast Asian nation after a 10-year stoppage, an Indonesian government minister said on Wednesday, with any agreement likely to be worth an initial $200 million per year.

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8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

In a first, Indonesia's capital gets an ethnic Chinese governor

Basuki Purnama, then-vice governor, talks to residents affected by floods during his visit to Jakarta on January 19, 2013.

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12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System

At a local FairPrice Supermarket in central Singapore, you'll find baby carrots grown in Bakersfield, Calif., - the same ones for sale at my local grocery store in Washington, D.C. Such well-traveled vegetables aren't unusual in the tiny island-state, which imports more than 90 percent of its food from some 35 countries.

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15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app

The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said on Wednesday .

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19 hrs ago | Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Indonesian start-ups to get $200 million in seed money

The state-controlled company hopes to spur a nationwide creative industry, which it expects to contribute to the country's economic growth.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The China Post

Indonesian president-elect holds up Taiwan as productivity role model

Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo has cited Taiwan as a role model for his country, saying that the advances in Taiwan's human resources has led to high productivity.

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12NewsNow.Com

Indonesian boat sinking survivor: We had to swim for shore

Rescuers have expanded the search for two tourists missing more than three days after the boat they were traveling on sank in Indonesia, as survivors recounted their ordeal at sea.

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Salisbury Journal

Mother's 'relief' over boat girls

A mother has spoken of her relief after her two daughters swam for eight hours to safety when their boat sank in rough seas while travelling between islands in Indonesia.

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WGBH

a U.S. Naval Ship Sunk During World War II Is Identified

Deputy Chief of Mission Kristen Bauer , Capt. Richard Stacpoole , and Marine Lt.

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India Auto News

Yamaha R25 TVC launched in Indonesia, India awaits its turn

Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing commenced deliveries of the Yamaha R25 sports bike and has confirmed that international exports will begin by end 2014 or early 2015.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Indonesia's 69th Independence Day marked

Office of the Honorary Consul of Indonesia held flag hoisting ceremony in Kathmandu on Sunday to celebrate 69th Independence Day of Indonesia.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Australia, Indonesia hope to heal rift with pact

Australia and Indonesia have reached an agreement that will heal a bilateral rift sparked last November by accusations that Australia had tapped the cell phones of the Indonesian president, his wife and eight Indonesian ministers and officials in 2009, an official said on Tuesday.

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The Age

Australia, Indonesia to sign deal on code of conduct by end of the month: Julie Bishop

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says a deal with Indonesia over a code of conduct will be signed soon.

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ABC News

Australia, Indonesia Hope to Heal Rift With Pact

Australia and Indonesia have reached an agreement that will heal a bilateral rift sparked last November by accusations that Australia had tapped the cell phones of the Indonesian president, his wife and eight Indonesian ministers and officials in 2009.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australian Jake Drage charged over fatal crash in Indonesia

Jakarta: A West Australian man has been charged over a fatal crash in Indonesia after more than a month in custody, and could spend six years behind bars if found guilty.

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World Magazine

Southeast Asia fears ISIS recruits will bring Shariah terror home

Indonesia and Malaysia are no strangers to radical Islam, but ISIS recruiting in southeast Asia has caused a growing concern about the threat of terrorism in the region.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Survivors of Indonesia boat ordeal drank urine, swam to volcano island

Thirteen people lost at sea for two days when their tourist boat sank in Indonesia were rescued on Monday after a horrific ordeal that had forced other survivors to swim to a volcanic island and drink their own urine.

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Reuters

America's cartoon cat Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

The comic strip cat Garfield was created in America, but the animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on the Indonesian resort island of Batam.

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York Press

The Foreign Office said British nationals may be involved in the boat accident in Indonesia

Two Britons were said to be among a group of 10 tourists who had to swim more than six hours to safety after their boat sank in rough seas while travelling between islands in Indonesia, it was reported.

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