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Bill Gates: Read these 5 books this summer

Bill Gates is a technology pioneer as founder of Microsoft. He is one of the world's richest people. And he now is focused on promoting education and health around the world. What does somebody like that recommend for summer reading? Here are five of his recommendations.<p>Gates, the founder of the …

Bill Gates

There Were No Apologies at Indonesia's First Hearing Into the Savage Killings of 1965

For the past two days, Indonesia’s focus has been on a posh hotel that stands in central Jakarta, opposite a Soviet-made statue of a farmer armed …

Asia

The 32 Best Books to Read This Summer

Funny, moody, scary, fiery, canny, and bloody books.<p>Swimsuit? Check. Sunglasses? Check. Three books, because you couldn't choose just one? Check. From complicated meditations on motherhood to dark thrillers that still slot perfectly into a beach bag, here are the 32 books to put on your summer …

Books

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams | Inc.com

I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on the way we see the world--and what we believe is …

Motivation

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation
Asia

Books to Read This Spring That Will Make You More Productive

<b>How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life,</b> by Caroline Webb<p>The title <i>How to Have a Good Day</i> might …

Pulitzer Prize

12 Fictional Journeys Any World Traveler Will Envy

A shift in perspective, or at least a quick, cool dip into the mind of another person, is the objective of travel, and also of reading great books.<p>So if you’re both knowledge-hungry and couch-bound, pick up a road trip saga or family drama set during a listless beach vacation. Here are some options:<p>…

Books

23 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Mark Zuckerberg

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Mark Zuckerberg

Indonesia's President Says He Will Open Country to More Foreign Investment

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has announced plans to open his country’s economy to foreign investment, the latest step in his initiative to …

Asia

Joko to Visit Silicon Valley, Meet With Google, Facebook, Twitter Executives

Among his scheduled visits to several US locations, Joko will meet with Twitter's chief executive Jack Dorsey at the social media's headquarter in …

'We Were Treated Like Animals': The Story Of Indonesia's LGBT Activists

<i>This is the first part of a 10-part series on LGBT rights in Southeast Asia, which uncovers the challenges facing the LGBT community in the region and highlights the courageous work of activists there.</i><p>***<p>Hartoyo remembers that fateful night in 2007 all too clearly. He had been home with his …

LGBTQI

Jazz Prodigy Joey Alexander to Take Main Stage at Grammy Awards

<b>Jakarta.</b> Joey Alexander, the 12-year-old Indonesian jazz prodigy, is set to perform on the main stage of the 58th Grammy Awards when music's biggest …

Grammy Awards

ADB Announces $10b Funding for Indonesia Over the Next Five Years

Nakao praised Indonesia's recent economic management, which he said managed to keep inflation low at 4 percent in December, while the fiscal deficit …

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

Leadership

To Thine Own Self, Don't Always Be True

Many of us have been told that "being true to ourselves" is a key to success. But in the workplace, being "authentic" might actually wreak havoc.<p>"The more one looks at the notion of authenticity, the more one realizes, or the more <i>I</i> realize, it's a crock and it's nonsense, and it's more likely to be …

MIT Sloan

A New Way to Define Value in Drug Pricing

Prices for specialty drugs in the United States are out of control, with spending rising much faster than in many other health care domains. Some state Medicaid programs have been driven to the brink by the cost of new drugs for diseases such as hepatitis C, for which 12 weeks of treatment with …

Biotechnology

Indonesia's Overcrowded Prisons Are a Breeding Ground for Islamic Extremism

While serving time for financing terrorist activities, Muhammad Jibriel Abdul Rahman used to hear the extremist sermons echoing through east …

Extremism

5 Top Indicators for Startup Success, According to This TED Talk | Inc.com

Bill Gross is a smart guy. Twenty years ago he started Idealab. They have started over 100 companies. They have had some successes and many failures.<p>Bill Gross loves startups. He believes the best ones can unlock human potential. Bill wanted to pin point what factors or factor accounts the most for …

Startups

UN invests $9m in 'open source' tech to save children's lives

The United Nations will fund 60 startups to create open source technologies to improve the lives of children in developing countries.<p>Unicef, the …

Startups

Islamic State lessons from Indonesia: Column

The Jakarta attack highlights the limits of ISIL, not its power.<p>The violent Islamic State group continues to unnerve people all over the world, but a recent attack in downtown Jakarta actually highlights the limits of its power. The suicide bombing and firefight by militants associated with the …

Asia

3rd civilian dies of wounds in Jakarta bombings

Indonesian police said they have arrested 12 people suspected of links to the Jakarta bombings, as the death toll in the brazen attacks by Muslim militants rose to eight after a third civilian succumbed to wounds.<p>An Indonesian man who was shot in the head when two attackers fired into the crowd …

Extremism

Death toll from Jakarta terror attack rises

Indonesian police said last week's terror attack in Jakarta was planned and financed by the militant group "Islamic State." Among the 12 suspects …

Extremism

One President’s Remarkable Response to Terrorism

“The people do not need to be afraid,” Indonesia’s Joko Widodo said.<p>On Thursday, militants affiliated with ISIS set off a series of explosions in the Indonesian city of Jakarta, killing at least two civilians. The country’s president, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, responded in a remarkable way. <i>The New York</i> …

Political Science

Jakarta attacks: Indonesians defy terror with powerful message on social media - 'we are not afraid'

Indonesians are vowing not to be cowed by terror after a series of suicide bombings and shooting attacks in Jakarta.<p>There was no immediate claim of …

Extremism

Jakarta attacks: Bombs and gunfire rock Indonesian capital

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1219000/1219926_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524430042_9e167a83f72f5e5c7b8ed1383b5d4b3c<p><b>A series of explosions has rocked the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, with gun battles on the streets.</b><p>The blasts were centred around Thamrin Street, a …

Extremism

Apology Accepted, But PDI-P's Herman Not Off the Hook Over Booze Rant

Upon learning that Albert had filed an official complaint against him, Herman rushed to the police headquarters to apologize.<p>Albert “is very close to …

Jokowi: Di 2015 Kita Sudah Bangun Pondasi yang Kuat

<b>Jakarta</b> - Indonesia pada 2015 penuh dengan tantangan dari berbagai sektor, khususnya dari sisi perekonomian yang melemah seiring perkembangan kondisi …