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Can Indonesian Football Fans Boost this UK City’s Economy?

British football is a phenomenon in Indonesia as millions of people across the archipelago have built fan clubs to demonstrate their love for the sport. UK Ambassador to...

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Aura Explorers Abusing Girls

Is negative energy preventing you from achieving your goals or passing a test? Do you want to be more attractive and successful? Then perhaps you need your aura cleansed...

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The Reporter-Turned-Refugee

A journalist’s job is to tell a story. It’s neither a profession that pays the highest salary nor one that earns the most respect. Those who choose this path,...

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Expats Hoping for a More ‘Livable’ Jakarta

Home to a population of around ten million, Indonesia’s capital is generally described as a ‘complicated’ city by foreigners that account for a good percentage of...

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Indonesia Upset by Trump’s ‘No Entry’ Order for Refugees

US President Donald Trump’s signing of the latest immigration decree has permeated more than just its targeted seven countries. Muslim-majority Indonesia holds deep...

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Online Dating Deception

Love and lust, facilitated by dating apps, can make people blind to fraud. Indonesia’s dating scene has changed big time over the past 20 years. Going to bars in the...

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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements for Mixed Couples in Indonesia

Most soon-to-be wed couples do not want to discuss how they want to structure their division of assets following the wedding. More often, they are simply in a state of...

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Manager Stages Fake Robbery at His Own Mart, Gets Busted

Robberies in convenience stores are common in today's world. But robbing your own store and getting caught red-handed? It can be tricky.

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Environment Ministry Urges for More Jobs to Cut Wildlife Crimes

According to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, providing more employment opportunities in relevant communities will considerably reduce wildlife crimes.

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Narcotics Agency Blames Drug-Using Pilots for Indonesian Plane Crashes

The anti-narcotics agency head minced no words when he blamed pilots on drugs as one of the leading causes of aviation accidents involving Indonesian planes.

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When You Say “I Do” to an Indonesian

While Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice presupposes that deciding whom to love (and eventually marry) is mostly just taking into consideration some...

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Human Rights Commission: Religious Intolerance in Indonesia Is Alarming

Among the notable trends that defined 2016 in Indonesia was the growing sense of religious intolerance as evidenced by the large number of reports on attacks on...

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Indonesian Man Mauled to Death by Sumatran Tiger

An Indonesian man died after a brutal attack by a Sumatran tiger that left him with bite marks all over his body.

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US Sanctions Four Militants Linked with Islamic State

The US State Department now recognizes the Islamic State-linked Indonesian extremist organization responsible for the fatal attack in Jakarta on January last year as a...