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Wika Shortlisted in Pertamina's Banten Gas Terminal Project.

Wijaya Karya, one of the largest state controlled construction firm, has made the shortlist for state energy company Pertamina's refrigerated liquefied petroleum gas terminal project in Banten worth Rp 1.9 trillion ($143 million).

21 June 2016 | 11:11 AM

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Swiss German University Forum Touches On Workforce Challenges

Swiss German University last week hosted a higher education forum focusing on developing the skills of Indonesia's workforce.

21 June 2016 | 10:28 AM

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Indonesia to Showcase Halal Products at Taiwan International Halal Expo

In a move to boost Indonesia’s halal product market, the Ministry of Trade will attend the Taiwan International Halal Expo through the Trade and Economy Office Indonesia in Taipei this week.

21 June 2016 | 10:20 AM

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Eastern Indonesian Artists Receive Danish Grants

Artists in Eastern Indonesia have received Rp 300 million ($22,500) in funding through a partnership between the Danish Government and the Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs.

21 June 2016 | 10:05 AM

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World Refugee Day: Indonesia's Asylum Seekers Stuck in Limbo

In the same fortnight a boat load of Sri Lankan refugees in Aceh makes global headlines, the 13,000 asylum seekers calling Indonesia home reflected on World Refugee Day on Monday (20/06).

21 June 2016 | 09:42 AM

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Fiat Chrysler to Investigate Crash that Killed 'Star Trek' Actor

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Monday it would investigate a crash that killed "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin in his recalled 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

21 June 2016 | 06:58 AM

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Drake's 'Views' Spends 7th Straight Week Atop Billboard Chart

Canadian R&B singer Drake held onto the top spot of the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart for a seventh consecutive week on Monday, becoming the first male artist in more than a decade to achieve the feat.

21 June 2016 | 06:37 AM

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Actor Leslie Odom Jr. to Exit Hit Broadway Show 'Hamilton'

Leslie Odom Jr., winner of the 2016 Tony Award for best leading actor in a musical for his role in the smash Broadway hit "Hamilton," became on Sunday the latest member of the cast to announce his departure.

21 June 2016 | 06:29 AM

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Six Flags Entertainment Seeks to Open Saudi Theme Parks

US theme park company Six Flags Entertainment Corp plans to expand to Saudi Arabia, its chief executive told Saudi-owned Arabiya TV on Monday, bringing roller coasters and bumper cars to the ultra-conservative kingdom.

21 June 2016 | 06:15 AM

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Less is More as Japanese Minimalist Movement Grows

Influenced by the spare aesthetic of Japan's traditional Zen Buddhism, these minimalists buck the norm in a fervently consumerist society by dramatically paring back their possessions.

21 June 2016 | 06:06 AM