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Indonesian maid spared Saudi death

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 13:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A campaign in Indonesia, with help from the government, has raised enough money to prevent an Indonesian maid being executed in Saudi Arabia.
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VIDEO: Batik classes in Java jail

Monday, March 31st 2014, 23:08

Women inmates in a prison in western Java are earning an income and learning how to support themselves on release by making soft furnishings from discarded pieces of traditional Indonesian batik cloth.
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VIDEO: Tyre repairmen 'dropping nails'

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 10:43
related places: Jakarta

Community volunteers are using home-made magnets to clear Jakarta's roads of nails thought to have been deliberately scattered by criminal gangs trying to drum up work for tyre repair businesses.
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Caesars to open in South Korea

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 8:48
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

South Korea grants approval to US firm Caesars Entertainment to open a casino with Indonesian conglomerate Lippo near Incheon airport outside Seoul.
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VIDEO: Shadow puppets come into the light

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 20:42

A look at efforts in Java to bring the ancient Indonesian art of shadow puppet theatre alive.
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Fatwa targets Indonesian hunters

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 15:32

Indonesia's highest Islamic clerical body has issued a fatwa against illegal hunting and wildlife trafficking
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Indonesia could review Corby parole

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 7:38
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Indonesia says it could review Schapelle Corby's parole, after Australian media broadcast a documentary about the convicted drug trafficker.
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Market turmoil to dominate G20

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 4:53
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Turbulence in emerging markets like Brazil and Indonesia are expected to be a hot topic for finance ministers at this weekend's G20 meeting.
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Four Japan Bali divers return home

Friday, February 21st 2014, 8:19
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Bali

Four Japanese divers who went missing for three days off the coast of the Indonesian island of Bali describe their ordeal as they returned home on Friday
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Indonesian maids get Saudi rights

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 12:46
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia signs an agreement with Indonesia aimed at protecting the rights of Indonesian maids in the country following allegations of abuse.
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No Indonesia return, says director

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 11:48

The director of the hard-hitting documentary The Act of Killing says it isn't safe for him to return to Indonesia after the release of his film.
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VIDEO: Five missing Japanese divers rescued

Monday, February 17th 2014, 23:47
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Bali

Five of the seven Japanese divers missing off the Indonesian island of Bali since Friday have been found alive, officials say.
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VIDEO: Missing divers rescued off Bali

Monday, February 17th 2014, 18:41
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Bali

Five Japanese divers who went missing off the Indonesian island of Bali on Friday have been found alive. A search is continuing for two other women.
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Five missing Japanese divers rescued

Monday, February 17th 2014, 15:09
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Bali

Five of the seven Japanese divers missing off the Indonesian island of Bali since Friday have been found alive, officials say.
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NSA allies 'spied on US law firm'

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 12:42
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States

Australian secret services tapped a US law firm representing Indonesia in a trade dispute with the US, fresh leaks by Edward Snowden suggest.
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Kerry urges climate change action

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 10:39
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry urges the global community to act against climate change in a keynote speech during a visit to Indonesia.
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VIDEO: Search continues for Japanese divers

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 21:49
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Bali

Indonesian rescuers have been searching for seven Japanese divers missing off the island of Bali since Friday. David Campanale reports.
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Japanese divers missing off Bali

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 16:13
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Bali

Indonesian rescuers search for seven Japanese divers who have been missing off the island of Bali since Friday.
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Java airports reopen after eruption

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 6:05

Several airports reopen on the Indonesian island of Java after being forced to close following the massive eruption of Mount Kelud.
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Java volcano sends thousands fleeing

Friday, February 14th 2014, 23:00

Tens of thousands of Indonesians flee their homes after a volcano erupts on the island of Java, killing at least three people.
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VIDEO: Volcanic ash blankets towns in Java

Friday, February 14th 2014, 13:26

At least three people have died and more than 200,000 people told to leave, following two volcanic eruptions at Mount Kelud on the Indonesian island of Java.
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Indonesia, Singapore in warship row

Monday, February 10th 2014, 9:53
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Indonesian military officers pull out of an aerospace show in Singapore amid a row over the controversial naming of a naval warship.
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Trafficker Corby released in Bali

Monday, February 10th 2014, 5:48
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Bali

Convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby is released on parole in Indonesia after nine years in a Bali prison.
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Drug convict Corby granted parole

Friday, February 7th 2014, 9:58
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby has been granted parole after serving nine years in prison, Indonesia announces.
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Can Indonesia's 'zoo of death' turn things around?

Friday, February 7th 2014, 2:11

Can troubled Indonesia zoo turn things around?
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VIDEO: Can 'zoo of death' be turned around?

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 23:40
related places: Surabaya

Alice Budisatrijo investigates if Indonesia's much-criticised Surabaya zoo can make vital changes after a series of animal deaths.
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VIDEO: Asia Beats: Indonesia’s Klantink

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 17:08

Indonesian group goes from busking to the big time
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In pictures: Mount Sinabung eruption

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 7:32

Relief efforts are continuing at Mount Sinabung volcano in Indonesia’s North Sumatra after it erupted on Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead.
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VIDEO: Sumatra volcanic ash hampers rescue

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 13:59

At least 16 people have been killed after a volcano erupted on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
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VIDEO: Footage shows deadly volcano damage

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 16:20

A volcano erupts on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, engulfing villages in hot ash and killing 14 people.
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Indonesia volcano in deadly eruption

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 15:03

Mount Sinabung volcano erupts in northern Sumatra, killing at least 14 people, Indonesian officials say.
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VIDEO: How US 'tapering' affects the world

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 14:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

Linda Yueh looks at how the effects of US 'tapering' are being felt both in America and in Indonesia.
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Australia rejects asylum abuse claim

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 4:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government rejects reports that its navy mistreated asylum-seekers, but offers to co-operate with an Indonesian investigation.
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VIDEO: Two dead in Indonesia bridge collapse

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 13:23
related places: Banten

Two children have died and several other people are missing after an old wooden bridge collapses in Indonesia's Banten province.
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British meth smuggler gets 14 years

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 9:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British woman who smuggled 1.4kg (3lb) of crystal meth into Indonesia is sentenced to 14 years in prison.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong arrest over maid abuse

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 18:54
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Police in Hong Kong arrest a woman suspected of torturing her Indonesian maid, in a case which sparked protests.
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