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Beauty is a Wound review

The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Eka Kurniawan's Beauty is a Wound. With Indonesia the 'guest of honour' at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year we're seeing a couple of Indonesian works getting translated...Show More Summary

Indonesia Decides to Buy Advanced Russian Su-35 Jets

Indonesia's defense minister said that the country would buy Russian-made Su-35 jets following negotiations between the two countries.

With Moxy, The 'Curated Lifestyle' Online Retailer Arrives In Indonesia

As Thailand's Moxy online retailer launches a sister site, the youngish women's "curated lifestyle" site reaches Indonesia. The lifestyle doesn't only encompass clothing and accesories; baby and pet products, cosmetics, vitamins, home decor and gadgets are lifestyle elements too.

Former Texas Cop Extradited from Indonesia, Charged with Murder

A former Texas police officer has been charged with capital murder and was extradited from Indonesia, the Associated Press reports, according to an unsealed federal affidavit.

How a volcanic eruption changed the world

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The eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia in 1815 was the most powerful volcanic eruption in recorded history. According to Tambora: The Eruption That Changed the World by Gillen D'Arcy Wood, the eruption affected the world's weather...Show More Summary

Boat with 100 migrants capsizes off Malaysia, some dead

last monthNews : NY Daily News

A wooden boat carrying about 100 migrants heading to Indonesia has capsized off Malaysia's western coast, the country's maritime agency said Thursday.

Indonesia gets first cattle shipment after cuts

Abbott heralds return towards normal trade levels as more than 2300 cattle shipped.

Indonesia’s ore export ban a hard blow to China Nickel Resources

China Nickel Resources, listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, had to admit publicly how badly it is suffering from  the Indonesian government’s sudden ban on all ore exports, including iron and nickel ore. The ban, started in January 2014, forced China Nickel Resources to halt operations at almost all of its core businesses, including […]

Could TripAdvisor-style ratings save migrant workers from slavery?

BOGOR, Indonesia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Mexican migrant paid a recruiter thousands of dollars for work in the United States, only to endure slavery, time in jail and finally deportation.

Indonesia's Protest Generation and Biggest Punk Band Are Fighting Land Reclamation

last monthNews : Vice News

A couple of days after Indonesia celebrated its 70th year of independence from the Dutch empire, a group of around 500 people on the island of Bali exercised their right to protest — supported by the country's biggest punk band. Before...Show More Summary

Cristiano Ronaldo Meets Tsunami Survivor Martunis at Portugal Training Camp

Cristiano Ronaldo met Martunis at Portugal training, capping a remarkable story whose origins are traced back to the tragic 2004 tsunami. Martunis, from Indonesia, survived the natural disaster as a young boy, spending three weeks stuck...Show More Summary

Indonesia to pledge to make deeper emission cuts by 2030

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia will pledge to increase its commitments on cutting greenhouse gas emissions growth by 29 percent by 2030, the environment and forestry minister said on Wednesday, but giving few details on how this would be done.

Twitter Looks to Indonesia to Boost Growth

A year after announcing it would open an office in Jakarta, Twitter has finally hired a team to develop business in the market of 250 million people as the company works to overcome weak global growth in users and advertising revenu...

Indonesia arrests alleged mastermind behind Orkim Harmony tanker hijack

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities on Tuesday said they had arrested the alleged financier and mastermind behind the hijacking of oil tanker Orkim Harmony in June, as well as two suspects in other piracy attacks.

Australians to get into Bali visa-free

Indonesia moves to boost tourism by scrapping visa requirements for 47 countries.

From conflict-torn Indonesia, Wacol migrant greets Queen Mother

In the recently digitised collection of Migrant Women Oral History  at State Library is the story of Luberta Goote who migrated from Indonesia, fleeing civil unrest to find safe haven at the Wacol Migrant Camp in Queensland in 1957. She went from fear to happiness that included getting used to celebratory fireworks and even meeting the Queen Mother.... Read more

Orkim Harmony Pirate Mastermind Caught

The suspected mastermind behind the hijacking of an Orkim product tanker earlier this year off Malaysia has been arrested outside Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta. Indonesian media and the Navy reported Monday the arrest of Albert Yohanes, a man suspected of being the mastermind behind the hijacking drama of the MT Orkim Harmony in June. Show More Summary

Climate Change This Week: Economic Impacts, An Islamic Call to Action, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving Indonesia's Forests Helps Save Human And Forest Lives - like the famed orchid mantid, posing on an orchid. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Thousands of...Show More Summary

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