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12 Indonesian books you should read

To celebrate National Book Day, which falls on May 17, here’s our picks of Indonesian books ( also available in English ) that you should add to your reading list—if you haven't already. Books : Before Dawn: The Poetry of Sapardi Djoko Damono ( 2005 ) Author: Sapardi Djoko Damono Translated by John H. McGlynn, this book contains poetry written by Sapardi

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Lion Air flights reportedly delayed

Passengers are rapidly accumulating at Bali’s airport in the domestic terminal. With nowhere to go and all the seating areas filled, many stranded travelers are just sitting on the floor, local newspaper Tribun Bali observed. According to a spokesman from Ngurah Rai International Airport, six Lion Air flights have been delayed. The flight numbers have

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Group of men rape Indonesian girl

A young, 14-year-old girl from Bengkulu was gang-raped last month on April 2. Now, a similar such case has been uncovered in Manado, North Sulawesi. In a press conference on Saturday, the mother of the victim said 15 men had raped her daughter in January. "It started with my daughter being invited by two girls, who were also our neighbors, to Bolangitang,

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5 must-have apps in Indonesia

If you’re new to Indonesia the amount of smartphones might surprise you. It’s not uncommon for the standard Indonesian urbanite to have two smartphones in their pockets, and in every public space you’ll see that Indonesians are as transfixed to their mobile screens as the rest of the world. With smartphones come apps, and there are now masses of apps that

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5 Advantages of savings accounts

Savings products have been around for so long just about everyone knows what they are and what benefits they give us. What we know for sure is that saving money is one way to manage and plan our future finances. A savings account may be the most interesting banking product as well as the easiest to open. At the same time it can act as the foundation for

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Geisha guitarist destined for Kerobokan

Roby Satria, the guitarist for the Indonesian band Geisha , was reportedly formally arrested on Tuesday after an ongoing investigation process following a drug incident in November 2015 and will be sent to Kerobokan Prison. Satria made Indonesian headlines in November when police intercepted a package he was having couriered to his hotel in Denpasar.

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