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Alibaba Cloud open data centres in Indonesia and India

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, on Saturday, announced that it plans to establish two new data centres in Mumbai in India and Jakarta in Indonesia during the current financial year. Together with the recently announced data centre in Malaysia, Alibaba Cloud will significantly increase its computing resources in Asia, allowing greater support for small and medium

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Singaporean tourist bitten by Komodo dragon in Indonesia

A 50-year-old tourist from Singapore was attacked by a Komodo dragon in southern Indonesia on Wednesday (May 3) morning. Mr Lon Lee Alle, who was in West Manggarai, a regency in Indonesia's southernmost province of East Nusa Tenggara, to visit the Komodo National Park, was severely injured after getting bitten on

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Indonesian activists rescue albino orangutan

Indonesian environmentalists have rescued a rare albino orangutan from captivity on the island of Kalimantan, a conservation charity said on Tuesday.   The five-year-old, pale-haired, blue-eyed female orangutan had been held captive by local residents in Central Kalimantan, where rampant deforestation by smallholders and plantation companies has endangered the lives and habitats

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Indonesia’s Female Islamic clerics issue child marriage fatwa

Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia have issued an unprecedented fatwa against child marriage. The fatwa, which is not legally binding but will be influential, was issued after a three-day congress of female clerics in the country. The clerics urged the government to raise the minimum legal age for women to marry to

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R.A. Kartini: Pemberontak yang Terkungkung

Kepada kakaknya, Sosro Kartono (Reza Rahadian), ia bisa bermanja dan berkeluh kesah tentang kebebasan. Dari kakaknya pula, Kartini (Dian Sastrowardoyo) mendapat kunci untuk membuka jendela dunia. Ia pun berkenalan dengan Cecile de Jong (Carmen van Rijnbach) yang menulis mengenai Hilda van Suylenburg (Alinda Wit)—tokoh feminis Belanda. Inilah yang kemudian mengantar

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Moeljadi: ”Paper Bisu, Roti Setan, dan Kutub Selatan”

Dialah temanku yang suka bekerja keras. Moeljadi namanya. Aku sering memanggilnya dengan sebutan Moel saja. Meski Moeljadi atau Mulyadi adalah nama pasaran di tanah air, asal-usul nama Moel agak sedikit tidak lazim. Saat awal-awal menikah, sebenarnya kedua orang tua Moel tak berniat punya anak. Segala macam alat kontrasepsi dicoba pasangan pengantin

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Siti Aisyah, perempuan Banten terlibat pembunuhan Kim Jong nam?

Seorang WNI bernama Siti Aisyah ditangkap Kepolisian Diraja Malaysia karena diduga menjadi salah satu pelaku pembunuhan Kim Jong Nam. Polri mengatakan informasi mengenai latar belakang Siti Aisyah telah diminta pihak Malaysia ke KBRI yang ada di Kuala Lumpur. Namun informasi terkait aktivitas Siti Aisyah sebelum dan saat berada di Malaysia masih harus

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Imbauan Kedubes RI Washington DC bagi warga Indonesia

Menghadapi perkembangan politik di Amerika Serikat dewasa ini, Duta Besar Republik Indonesia di Washington DC, Budi Bowoleksono meminta warga Indonesia yang tinggal di AS agar tetap tenang. Berikut ini beberapa imbauan penting bagi warga Indonesia:   1. Sejauh ini Indonesia tidak termasuk kategori yang masuk dalam list banned.  Diharapkan agar seluruh warga

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