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The best of Indonesia: Indulge in Javanese and Padang flavors this Oct 18-28 at The World Restaurant

Running from 18 – 28 October 2018, The World is excited to welcome Indonesian culinary experts, Chef Wiyono and Chef Fatkhul. The pair will be showcasing the two most well-known cooking styles found in their homeland, namely 'Java' and 'Padang' cuisine.

THAIPR.NET - 2018-10-19 17:02:00

Oyo launches operations in Indonesia, to invest $100 million

Continuing its international expansion spree, Oyo has announced the launch of its hotel chain in Indonesia. It has launched services with a string of over 30 full inventory franchised and operated hotels with over 1000 rooms in three cities in Indonesia - Jakarta, Surabaya, and Palembang.

THENEWSMINUTE.COM - 2018-10-19 06:04:09

Indonesia earthquake, tsunami: 70 children still remain missing

According to the Ministry of Social Affairs, the total number of missing people currently stands at 680, but authorities believe nearly 5,000 people could still be buried under the rubble in the most-affected regions where search efforts have already ended.

THESTATESMAN.COM - 2018-10-19 05:49:57

Tax Holidays in Indonesia, #MeToo in India, and Mental Health in Vietnam - China Outbound - China Briefing News

Our weekly round up of other news affecting foreign investors throughout Asia.ASEAN BRIEFINGIndonesia Eases Tax Holiday Policy for New FDI Projects in All SectorsIn a bid to attract more investment to support the country’s economic growth, Indonesia recently issued a new regulation granting a 100 pe

CHINA-BRIEFING.COM - 2018-10-19 07:06:53

Indonesia quakes a 'wake up call' on buildings' shaky foundations

The seven-storey Roa Roa Hotel, with its clean lines and bright blue decor, was one of the few high-rises in the small Indonesian city of Palu, offering a dash of style to visitors on a budget.

ALJAZEERA.COM - 2018-10-18 23:24:00

Indonesia: Pro-LGBT Facebook Post Draws Anti-Gay Reaction

By Ahmad SyamsudinLGBT people in Indonesia are facing renewed pressure after a ride-sharing company’s message of support triggered an anti-gay response in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country.In a message on Facebook that has since been deleted, Brata Santoso, a vice president at the ride-sha

EURASIAREVIEW.COM - 2018-10-19 02:54:02

Indonesia warns it will 'adjust' policies if Australia moves Israel embassy

On Thursday Guardian Australia reported that the Australian spy agency, Asio, had warned the government the proposed shift may “provoke protest, unrest and possibly some violence in Gaza and the West Bank”.

MSN.COM - 2018-10-19 02:46:46

Lomography - Around the World in Analogue: Mount Bromo, Indonesia

“Around the World in Analogue” is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations around the globe, as told by the members of the Lomography community. Today, Ekeu Pratama (@ekeupratama) takes on an incredible journey to the center of Mount Bromo, one of Indonesia's active volcanoes.

LOMOGRAPHY.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Kupang in Indonesia

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/18 / 2018-10-19 09:19:32 / October 19, 2018 @ 9:19 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.18 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake,

EARTHQUAKENEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

UNHCR delivers aid for Indonesia earthquake survivors - Indonesia

Earlier this morning, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency delivered 435 emergency tents to Balikpapan, Indonesia, for onward distribution to families made homeless by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi. A total of 1,305 tents will be delivered within the course of the next few days.

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

BigBasket acquires RainCan; OYO enters Indonesia; Mynvax, Asiaville raise funds

BigBasket has acquired subscription-based hyperlocal delivery platform Raincan, while OYO has expanded to Indonesia. Also, biotech startup Mynvax and digital news platform Asiaville have secured funding.

DEALSTREETASIA.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Indonesia raids home of Lippo Group deputy chairman in bribery probe

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had raided 10 locations, including the home of Lippo Group Deputy Chairman James Riady, as part of a bribery investigation linked to the conglomerate’s $21 billion Meikarta real estate project.A worker speaks on a phone in the Mei

REUTERS - 2018-10-18 09:33:18

OYO Hotels forays into Indonesia with $100 million investment

OYO readies to launch in Jakarta, Surabaya, and Palembang with over 1,000 rooms, and is aiming for a presence in over 35 Indonesian cities by 2019.

YOURSTORY.COM - 2018-10-18 16:20:52

Netflix localises in Indonesia

Popular Netflix shows likeStranger Things,13 Reasons Why, andTo All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, will be available with Bahasa Indonesia subtitles, as will Korean series likeMr SunshineandYG Future Strategy Office.

DIGITALTVEUROPE.COM - 2018-10-18 13:49:59

How the arrest of Lippo executive threatens one of Asia’s biggest development projects, known as the ‘Shenzhen of Indonesia’

The arrest of a senior executive at Lippo Group, one of Indonesia’s leading business conglomerates, has thrown into doubt thefutureof a major development project touted as the “Shenzhen of Indonesia”. The nation’s Corruption Eradication Commission, known as KPK, this week detained the Lippo director

ONENEWSPAGE.COM - 2018-10-18 00:00:00

Indonesia drops disinfectant on quake-hit Palu

But there are fears that 5,000 more could be buried beneath the ruins in the neighbourhoods of Balaroa, Petobo and Jono Oge, which were swallowed by soil in a process known as liquefaction.

MSN.COM - 2018-10-18 11:19:22

OYO Hotels Enters Indonesia, Strengthens Its Southeast Asia Presence

It has announced to invest $100 Mn to launch its hospitality service in over 35 cities in Indonesia over the next 15 monthsThe startup aims to create over 60K direct and indirect livelihood opportunities in IndonesiaBy 2020, OYO hotels plans to create over 60,000 livelihood opportunities

INC42.COM - 2018-10-18 11:17:49

OYO continues international expansion, forays into Indonesia - The Indian Wire

Gurugram-based global hotel chainOYOhas been aggressively expanding its global footprint, as it enters the Indonesia market. OYO has also confirmed an investment of more than ₹720 crores ($100 million), as part of its Southeast Asia expansion plan.

THEINDIANWIRE.COM - 2018-10-18 09:53:56

Finding a comforting connection in Indonesia's coffee culture

In fact, the word java, which is a popular synonym for coffee, originated for the island of Java.

TRAVELWIREASIA.COM - 2018-10-18 09:00:22

Tenby raising awareness of Indonesia Tsunami Appeal

Tens of thousands of homes have been destroyed and entire communities were decimated and cut off from any contact for days. 2,091 people are confirmed dead, more than 5,000 are feared missing and 200,000 survivors are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.

PEMBROKESHIRE-HERALD.COM - 2018-10-18 08:46:29