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Indonesian resort island of Bali bans smoking in all public places


November 29th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The provincial legislature on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has passed a new law which will soon ban smoking in all public places, the Jakarta Globe ... Read more...

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Bali bombing suspect arrives in Indonesia


August 11th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 11 (IANS) Umar Patek, the alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings who was held in Pakistan, arrived in Indonesia Thursday to face trial, Xinhua reported."Patek arrived today ... Read more...

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Indonesia expects to double trade with India


July 12th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Indonesia will double by 2015 to reach $25 billion, the country's ambassador to India said Tuesday.Addressing an interactive session at the ... Read more...

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Iran willing to help resolve Somali crisis


May 28th, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi on Friday announced Iran's readiness to help Somalia end the longstanding crisis in the Horn of Africa country.Press TV reported that ... Read more...

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No explosives found in suspicious package in Indonesian resort island


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Police on Monday informed that no explosives were found in the suspicious package that sparked an alert in the Indonesian resort island of Bali.According to the Jakarta ... Read more...

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Thai smuggler caught in Indonesia after swallowing 1,200 ecstasy pills


December 21st, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by BNO News
DENPASAR, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Authorities have arrested a Thai woman after she tried to enter the Indonesian resort island of Bali with approximately 1,200 ecstasy pills, the Jakarta Globe reported on ... Read more...

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Indonesia and Australia discuss asylum center proposal and drug smugglers’ death sentence


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Tuesday met with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at the Merdeka State Palace in Jakarta, discussing the Australian proposal for an ... Read more...

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Rabies outbreak death toll reaches 100 in Indonesia’s Bali


October 15th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll as a result of a rabies outbreak on the Indonesian resort island of Bali reached 100 on Friday, local media reported.Ken Wirasandhi, a doctor ... Read more...

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‘Hobbit’ was ‘iodine-deficient human, not another species’


September 29th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): The debate over the origins of so-called Homo floresiensis-the 'hobbit'-has been re-ignited as scientists have claimed that it was nothing but the iodine-deficient species of human.Charles Oxnard of ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts gained a lot of weight for the movie ‘Eat Pray Love’


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood actress Julia Roberts had to gain a whopping 10 pounds by eating lots of junk food such as pasta in order to shoot ... Read more...

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13 nations pledge to double tiger population by 2022


July 14th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bali Island (Indonesia), July 14 (DPA) Thirteen nations, including India, Wednesday agreed to step up their conservation efforts with the aim of doubling the wild tiger population by 2022, officials said. Officials and ... Read more...

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Bali cracks down on suspected gigolos


April 27th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bali Island (Indonesia), April 27 (DPA) Civilian security guards on Indonesia's resort island of Bali have rounded up 28 suspected male prostitutes after the trailer of a documentary, made by an Indian-origin ... Read more...

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`Huge opportunity’ for stronger climate deal in Mexico: de Boer


February 26th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Feb 26 (DPA) The conference on climate change scheduled this year in Mexico represents a "huge opportunity" for a stronger global agreement, UN climate panel chief Yvo de Boer said Friday. "While ... Read more...

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UN says tougher targets needed to avert climate disaster


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bali Island (Indonesia), Feb 23 (DPA) Countries need to set tougher targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to avert a climate-change catastrophe, according to a new UN report ... Read more...

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US warns of attack in Indonesia’s Bali


December 31st, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 31 (DPA) The US embassy in Jakarta Thursday warned of a possible attack on New Year's Eve on Indonesia's resort island of Bali. The embassy said in a circular posted on ... Read more...

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Magnitude-6.4 quake jolts Bali, injuring seven (Second Lead, Changing Dateline)


September 19th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Bali (Indonesia), Sep 19 (DPA) An earthquake registering 6.4 on the Richter scale struck off the Indonesian resort island of Bali Saturday, triggering panic among tourists and residents. At least seven people were ... Read more...

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6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia (Lead)


September 19th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 19 (DPA) An earthquake registering 6.4 on the Richter scale struck off the Indonesian resort island of Bali Saturday morning, triggering panic among tourists and residents. At least seven people were ... Read more...

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Major earthquake jolts Indonesia


September 19th, 2009 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Seo 19 (DPA) A strong earthquake registering 6.4 on the Richter scale struck off the Indonesian resort island of Bali Saturday morning, but there were no immediate reports of injury or ... Read more...

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Toll in Indonesian quake rises to 45 (Lead)


September 3rd, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 3 (DPA) At least 45 people were killed and dozens were missing and feared dead after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake devastated the western part of Indonesia's Java island, officials and ... Read more...

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Indonesia quake death toll rises to 44


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 3 (DPA) At least 44 people were killed in a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake that devastated the western part of Indonesia's Java island, state media reported early Thursday. The quake was felt ... Read more...

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Seven dead after Indonesia ferry sinks


August 29th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 29 (DPA) Seven people were killed and 15 others went missing when a ship carrying 132 people capsized off the Indonesian part of Borneo island, police said Saturday. The ship sank ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s most wanted terrorist shot dead


August 8th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 8 (ANI): Indonesian police sources have said that one of two men killed in a central Java shoot-out with police is Indonesia's most wanted terrorist, Noordin Mohammed Top.Malaysian-born Top is ... Read more...

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Man U cancels trip to bomb-hit Jakarta, Fergie disappointed


July 17th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), July 17 (ANI): English Premier League club Manchester United have cancelled their proposed trip to Indonesia following Friday morning's bomb blasts at two five-star hotels in national capital ... Read more...

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Asia should rebound next year: ADB president


May 4th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, May 4 (DPA) Developing countries in Asia should be able to rebound from the global economic crisis and reach 6 percent growth next year, the president of the Asian Development Bank ... Read more...

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Asian nations endorse $120 bn emergency fund (Lead)


May 3rd, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, May 3 (DPA) Asian nations Sunday agreed on the make-up of a $120-billion regional liquidity fund designed to counter the global economic crisis. Finance ministers from the 10-member Association of South-East Asian ... Read more...

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Japan to provide up to $60 billion in crisis fund


May 3rd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bali Island (Indonesia), May 3 (DPA) Japan will establish an emergency fund of up to 60 billion dollars in the event of an Asian financial crisis, Japanese Finance Minister Kauru Yosano said ... Read more...

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ADB to set up $3 bn emergency fund to fight downturn


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, May 2 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to set up a $3-billion fund to help developing member countries cope with the global economic crisis, its president, Haruhiko Kuroda, said ... Read more...

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For health and beauty, Bali turns to yoga asanas


March 5th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Bali, March 5 (IANS) The yoga bug is fast catching on among the people of Indonesia, especially in the island of Bali, who are seeking better health, cure of ailments or beauty ... Read more...

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Indonesia has gone cricket mad since the 1990s


February 5th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta (Indonesia), Feb.5 (ANI): Cricket has blossomed in Indonesia and administrators of the sport are now dreaming of an Indonesian cricket team emerging as a rival to Asian super powers India, ... Read more...

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President Patil urges international community to fight terrorism jointly


November 29th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bali, Nov 29 (ANI): Visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Saturday called upon the international community to fight terrorism relentlessly and jointly. Patil who arrived in Indonesia for a five-day visit ... Read more...

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Millions celebrate Orissa’s maritime tradition


November 13th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 13 (IANS) Millions of people in Orissa Thursday bathed in rivers and ponds, visited temples and floated tiny boats carrying lighted lamps to mark the state's rich maritime tradition.According to ... Read more...

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Isle of Bali and Vishnu influence works of Gujarat artist


July 19th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Gujarat-based veteran artist Amit Ambalal draws his colours and inspiration from the 'leela' (miracles) of Lord Vishnu, the ruler of the Indian religious pantheon who is credited ... Read more...

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D8 can be pioneer for world peace, justice: Ahmadinejad


July 9th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 9 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that the eight Islamic developing countries or D8 could be the pioneer for world peace and justice, IRNA news agency reported. The ... Read more...

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Ten JI terrorists planning Bali nightclub type bombings arrested in Indonesia


July 4th, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by ANI
Jakarta , July 3 (ANI): With the arrest of ten persons linked to a regional terror network - Jeemah Islamiah (JI), the Indonesian Police claimed to have smashed a terrorist plot ... Read more...

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Hazardous waste conference opens in Bali


June 23rd, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Bali (Indonesia), June 23 (DPA) Representatives from 170 countries kicked off their five-day informal meeting on the Indonesian resort island of Bali Monday, to discuss how to manage the trans-boundary traffic of ... Read more...

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