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Chinese shoppers latest target of Hong Kong protest anger

02 March 2015

Hong Kong police arrested nearly three dozen people Sunday after scuffles broke out in the latest protest against the growing influx of mainland Chinese shoppers. Police officers drew batons and used pepper spray on the crowds after the demonstration in a border town turned unruly. The protesters clashed with crowds of residents opposed to the […]

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Zulkifli Hasan the new PAN chairman

02 March 2015

The National Mandate Party (PAN), during its fourth congress in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Sunday night, elected Zulkifli Hasan as the party’s chairman for the 2015-2020 period. Of the 582 total votes, Zulkifli garnered 292 votes … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Fuselage of ill-fated AirAsia aircraft to be handed over to KNKT

02 March 2015

The fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the sea off South Kalimantan late last year will be handed over to the National Committee for Transport Safety (KNKT) at Jakarta’s Tanjung Priok port for further examination. The fuselage, lifted from the seabed by the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) on Feb. 27, 2015, […]

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Fiji reaches agreement with Jakarta as MSG bid looms

02 March 2015

Fiji reaches agreement with Jakarta as MSG bid looms The Foreign Ministers of Indonesia and Fiji have agreed to intensify consultations together within the Melanesian Spearhead Group framework. The Foreign Ministers of Indonesia and Fiji, Retno Marsudi and Ratu Inoke Kubuabola. Photo: supplied. Indonesia … Full News here – Read more on Radio New Zealand

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Asia stocks mostly rise as China rate cut offsets US data

02 March 2015

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday as a weekend interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank lifted sentiment following the release of lackluster U.S. growth data. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 percent to 18,847.19 and South Korea’s Kospi added 0.2 percent to 1,989.27. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index rose 0.3 percent […]

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Guess what?: Cokelat ready to release new album

02 March 2015

Kapanlagi.com Cokelat may be one of the most popular bands in the Indonesian music scene, with eight albums produced during the peak of the band’s career between 2000 and 2008. However, the band’s productivity seemed to slow down following the departure of its lead vocalist Kikan in 2010. Despite this, the band has shown its […]

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Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Yuddy Chrisnandi (from left to right), Communications and Information Minister Rudiantara, PT Globalindo Utama president director Anton Rinaldi and managing director Sonny J. Tendean attend the launch of the Indonesia Messenger (iMes) application in Jakarta on Saturday. The iMes application is locally made and is Android-based.(JP/Jerry Adiguna)

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02 March 2015

Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Yuddy Chrisnandi (from left to right), Communications and Information Minister Rudiantara, PT Globalindo Utama president director Anton Rinaldi and managing director Sonny J. Tendean attend the launch of the Indonesia Messenger (iMes) application in Jakarta on Saturday. The iMes application is locally made and is Android-based. (JP/Jerry Adiguna) Full News […]

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Crocodiles and geckos vs the rats

02 March 2015

So many commentators have expressed opinions about the selection by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo of Badrodin Haiti as chief of police candidate and Taufiequrachman Ruki as acting head of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). Many are concerned that within just months of becoming President the furniture maker/ex-mayor of Surakarta has been captured by the corrupt […]

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02 March 2015

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RI, Hungary cooperate in higher education for health

02 March 2015

Indonesia, represented by the Indonesian Private Higher Health Education Institutions Association (HiPerTKes), and several universities in Hungary have agreed to a partnership on higher education for the health sector. HiPerTKes chairman Budi Djatmiko and Semmelweis University rector Ágoston Szél signed three memorandums of understanding (MoU) on the partnership of higher education in the field of […]

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Greater Jakarta: NTT to supply more meat to Jakarta

02 March 2015

Greater Jakarta: NTT to supply more meat to Jakarta City owned slaughterhouse company PD Dharma Jaya aims to increase the meat supply from East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) to the administration by 9 percent from the current 3 percent. Marina said there was a big demand for meat in Jakarta, around 161 tons … Full News here […]

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Govt to make artificial rain in Riau

02 March 2015

The government is set to start modifying the weather on Monday to create artificial downpours in an endeavor to put out forest fires in Riau. Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya said on Sunday that according to a report from the forest fire directorate at the Environment and Forestry Ministry, the ministry in cooperation with […]

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Syria agrees to UN fact-finding mission in Aleppo

01 March 2015

Syria’s state news agency says the government and the UN special envoy have agreed to send a fact-finding mission to the contested northern city of Aleppo. SANA said late Saturday the decision was made after talks in Damascus between Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem and U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura. It did not say when the […]

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Migrants flock to EU door along Serbia’s border with Hungary

01 March 2015

Exhausted, hungry and cold, they have been walking for miles. What little they have is carried in plastic bags. They camp in abandoned homes, followed by stray dogs hoping to snag a morsel. Tens of thousands of migrants from the Middle East, Africa and Kosovo have been flooding in a torrent this year to Serbia’s […]

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12-kg LPG canister price increased by Rp 5,000

01 March 2015

State oil and gas company Pertamina said that it increased the price of non-subsidized 12-kilogram liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) canisters by Rp 5,000 (38 US cents) per canister starting from Sunday. Pertamina marketing director Ahmad Bambang said the 12-kg LPG canisters were selling at Rp 134,000 per canister, up from Rp 129,000 on Jan. 19. […]

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