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Police stop Syria-bound group at airport, allegedly IS sympathizers

28 December 2014

A team from the Jakarta Police’s violent crimes sub-directorate is continuing intensive investigations into six Indonesians, believed to be sympathizers of the Islamic State (IS) movement, who were arrested at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on Saturday allegedly en route to Syria. Violent crimes sub-directorate chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Herry Herawan said the first thing that the […]

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Police stop Syria-bound group at airport, allegedly IS sympathizers

28 December 2014

A team from the Jakarta Police’s violent crimes sub-directorate is continuing intensive investigations into six Indonesians, believed to be sympathizers of the Islamic State (IS) movement, who were arrested at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on Saturday allegedly en route to Syria. Violent crimes sub-directorate chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Herry Herawan said the first thing that the […]

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Puncak visitors, residents told to watch for possible landslides

28 December 2014

The Bogor Regency Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) has warned visitors heading to the Puncak resort area in Bogor regency, West Java, to watch out for possible landslides in the area over the New Year period. The head of the Bogor Regency BPBD’s emergency unit, Budi Aksomo, explained that part of the main road leading to […]

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Wanted extremist leader surrenders in Somalia

28 December 2014

A leader with the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, who had a US$ 3 million bounty on his head, surrendered in Somalia, a Somali intelligence official said Saturday. Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi surrendered to Somali police in the Gedo region, said the intelligence officer, who insisted on anonymity because he is not authorized to speak to […]

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Special Report: In Jakarta, that sinking feeling is all too real

27 December 2014

Special Report: In Jakarta, that sinking feeling is all too real JAKARTA (Reuters) – The Ciliwung River flows from a volcano south of the Indonesian capital, through the heart of one of the world's most densely populated cities and almost into Jakarta Bay. Almost, because for the final mile or so of its course, the […]

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FTV Aku Keliling Jakarta Mencari Ibu [ Movie Full ] – Jakarta Video

27 December 2014

Produksi : Mega Krasi Films Staring : Ajeng Kartika, Basmalah, Sutan Simatupang dll HAmid M Nur Collwection.

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Guess What?: Zaskia speaks about her new movie, ‘Hijab’

27 December 2014

(kapanlagi.com) Actress Zaskia Adya Mecca is excited to talk about her new film project, entitled Hijab, that tells about the lifestyle of women who wear a hijab (head scarf), in Jakarta. “The movie captures [the lifestyle of] a new urban society [in Jakarta]. Hijab has reached middle-class people nowadays,” Zaskia was quoted by kapanlagi.com. Zaskia […]

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A year of fabulous fashion

27 December 2014

Tex Saverio: (Courtesy of Tex Saverio) Indonesia’s fashion industry has upped its game, taking local and international audiences by storm with breathtaking designs. New designers have come up with fresh and creative ideas, joining veteran ones to pave the way forward for the country’s fashion world. Association of Indonesian Fashion Designers and Entrepreneurs (APPMI) chairman […]

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MUI allows 'Merry Christmas'

27 December 2014

MUI allows 'Merry Christmas' In Jakarta, hospitality and entertainment businesses provide various offers, ranging from special packages for Christmas dinner and musical performances, although they are expecting a lower number of visitors. Due to the long weekend, many Jakartans … Full News here – Read more on Jakarta Post

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MUI allows 'Merry Christmas'

27 December 2014

MUI allows 'Merry Christmas' In Jakarta, hospitality and entertainment businesses provide various offers, ranging from special packages for Christmas dinner and musical performances, although they are expecting a lower number of visitors. Due to the long weekend, many Jakartans … Full News here – Read more on Jakarta Post

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Study: Marijuana use has increased in Colorado

27 December 2014

Colorado emerged as the state with the second-highest percentage of regular marijuana users as it began legalizing the drug, according to a new national study. The Denver Post reports the study by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health found about one out of eight Colorado residents older than 12 had used marijuana in […]

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Vice president leads 10th commemoration of Aceh tsunami

27 December 2014

Vice President M Jusuf Kalla led a function to commemorate the 10th anniversary of deadly tsunami that devastated Aceh, and Nias Island, North Sumatra, on Dec. 26, 2014. The commemoration was held in Blang Padang square, … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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N. Korea blames US for Internet shutdown

27 December 2014

North Korea has hurled racial slurs against President Barack Obama while blaming the U.S. for shutting down its Internet amid the Sony hacking row. The North’s powerful National Defense Commission said Saturday that Obama was behind the release of Sony Pictures’ film “The Interview” and called him a “monkey inhabiting a tropical forest.” North Korea […]

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Minister knew of sentence cut for convicts

27 December 2014

The Law and Human Rights Ministry’s director general of penitentiaries, Handoyo Sudrajat, said that Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna was aware of the policy to give sentence cuts to 49 graft convicts. “He is aware of the process,” Handoyo said, as quoted by tribunnews.com. On Christmas Day, as part of an annual tradition, the […]

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Tsunami in aceh had united Indonesians: VP

27 December 2014

The tsunami wave, which struck Aceh province in 2004 and killed 160 thousand people, had strengthened unity among Indonesians, Vice President Jusuf Kalla noted during a 10-year tsunami commemoration event held here on Friday. … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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