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Governor of Jakarta Withdraws Appeal of Blasphemy Sentence

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Christian governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who was recently imprisoned for blasphemy against Islam in a trial that has divided Indonesia, has withdrawn an appeal of his two-year sentence, his family and defense team said on Tuesday.<p>Tommy Sihotang, a defense …

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Best phone photography gear for kids (and their parents)

Shooting with your Android device may be a great way to capture some incredible moments with your family, but it's also an awesome tool to get your …

Here’s to Joy: 7 of the Best Books on Happiness

For many of us, happiness is a goal we’re only partially successful at attaining. Our lives are complex, with a host of desires that don’t always line up: personal satisfaction doesn’t always coincide with professional success, for one thing. The day that you’re set to have a life-changing meeting …

Happiness

12 Astonishingly Unique Beaches You Won’t Believe Exist

<b>Cave Beach in Algarve, Portugal</b><p>Benagil, a small Portuguese village on the Atlantic Ocean in Lagoa Municipality, is a big draw for tourists with the …

CEO: Indonesia's Pertamina To Invest $1.5B In Mahakam In 2017

Indonesia's Pertamina plans to invest around $1.5 billion in the Mahakam gas block in 2017, the chief executive of the state-owned energy company …

Indonesia's inequality narrows to 0.39 in March

Economic inequality in Indonesia has slightly narrowed as the contribution of income earners in the middle-income segment increased amid the …

Indonesia pushes for finalization of South China Sea code of conduct

Indonesia continues to push for the finalization of the code of conduct (COC) in the disputed South China Sea amid rising tensions in the disputed …

Indonesia launches master plan to breathe new life into Islamic finance sector

Aug 19 (Reuters) - The Indonesian government has launched a national master plan to develop its Islamic finance industry, the latest effort aimed at awakening what is still a niche sector in the world’s most populous Muslim country.<p>Islamic finance was introduced in Southeast Asia’s largest economy …

Indonesia's Medco to invest $500 mln to build copper smelter after Newmont deal

JAKARTA, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Indonesian oil and gas producer PT Medco Energi Internasional Tbk plans to invest $500 million to build a copper smelter following its deal to buy control of Newmont Nusa Tenggara (NNT), its president commissioner told Reuters.<p>The smelter, which will have an annual …

Indonesian government enacts progressive pro-business reforms

President Joko Widodo’s administration has taken concrete steps towards increasing the ease of doing business, attracting foreign investment and …

Indonesia Weighs Sins of Tax Dodgers Against Threat to Investing

Sucipto Hidayat’s poultry house started with just five chickens. Thirteen years later, the Indonesian farmer has more than 14,000 egg-laying hens, …

Indonesia expects slower growth in direct investment this year: official

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Direct investment in Indonesian firms from foreign and domestic sources is expected to grow more slowly this year, the country’s investment board chief said on Tuesday, noting that Southeast Asia’s largest economy had lost out to Vietnam in the regional competition to attract …

New support for tourism start-ups in Qatar

General Ryamizard Ryacudu, Indonesia’s Minister of Defense, discusses the country’s current strategies in defense, including equipment modernization, …

Asia

Commentary: How Indonesia could boost its tax amnesty programme further

SINGAPORE: Launched with much fanfare some time back, Indonesia’s tax amnesty programme has gotten off to a slow start, with barely 1.5 per cent of …

Big proposal for the South China Sea

The country wants to change the name of the area, as it’s referred to in English, to see ‘China’ removed from the title.<p>Last week, in a bid to assert …

Indonesia: Harder than it looks

I was at a dinner party a few weeks ago and was asked what my favorite city I’ve traveled to was. I have a few, but one of them is undoubtedly …

Ride-hailing startups in Indonesia, this is the answer you've been waiting for

According to the Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs, ride-hailing startups may use privately owned cars under this one particular condition

Pertamina to sign contract for Indonesia's East Natuna block with Exxon, PTTEP in Sept -official

JAKARTA, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Pertamina expects to sign a production-sharing contract for the East Natuna gas block in Indonesia with Exxon Mobil and Thailand’s PTTEP in September, said an official at Indonesia’s state-owned energy company.<p>Confirmation of the plans to sign a new contract by …

Indonesia boosts development of property sector

The Indonesian government on Wednesday unveiled a fresh stimulus policy to help accelerate expansion of property sector in the country.<p>The new rules …

Indonesia and the United States: Diversity and democracy in turbulent times

The world's second and third largest democracies by population, the United States and Indonesia, are far apart, at opposite ends of the world. They wrestle today, however, with eerily similar questions about religious difference. Religious diversity is, for both societies, a founding principle and …

The Freelancer’s Guide to Flipboard

As the CEO, CFO and sole employee of a one-person startup, the freelancer must be motivated and multifaceted, managing the work, identifying new opportunities for income, and mastering the delicate art of self-promotion. Here are three ways Flipboard can help.<p><b>1. Make a digital portfolio</b><br>Sure, a …

Google Now on Tap translates languages in any app

You don't have to keep an app running to understand strange text on your Android phone.<p>You no longer have to select text or keep a mini-app running to translate text in your Android apps. Google is expanding Android Marshmallow's Now on Tap feature to support text translation from any screen. If …

Apps

Google Translate now works in apps on any Android phone

Translate also has an offline mode in iOS, and Word Lens translation in Chinese.<p>If you hate having to paste foreign language text into Google Translate just to understand it, your worries are over. Google has updated Translate for Android to introduce Tap to Translate, an expansion of the …

Apps

12 Weird Food Pairings That Actually Taste Amazing

1 of 12<p>Chocolate And Avocado<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Broccoli and Cheetos<p>3 of 12<p>Strawberry And Tomato<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Dark Chocolate And Parmesan Cheese<p>…

A Rescue Dog Becomes a Brave Lion in These Magical Photos

German photographer Julia Marie Werner first met the scruffy golden dog when she discovered him in her garbage, hunting for small scraps of food. She …

Lion King

3-Ingredient Cocktails Everyone Should Know How To Make

It really doesn't take much.<p>There's a golden ratio to making the perfect cocktail, and it only requires three ingredients.<p><b>It's 2:1:1</b> (two parts liquor, such as gin, one part tart, such as lemon juice, and one part sweet, such as honey) -- that's how you make the delicious Bee's Knees, by the …

Recipes

33 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to …

How to turn off your search and location history in Google

By now, it should come as no surprise that Google keeps track of your search and location history.<p>But you may be surprised to find out just how …