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About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

Saturday, 28 March 2015 4:15 am

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved.

China, Indonesia eye further infrastructure construction cooperation

Saturday, 28 March 2015 4:02 am

BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) — China and Indonesia pledged more infrastructure construction and investment cooperation during a meeting between Premier Li Keqiang and President Joko Widodo Friday.

Indonesia rejects Filipina's death row appeal

Saturday, 28 March 2015 3:29 am

MANILA — Indonesia’s Supreme Court has rejected the application of a Filipina on a death row for a judicial review of her case, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.

About 4000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands – Uniontown Herald Standard

Saturday, 28 March 2015 12:18 am

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About 4000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands
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This Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 image shows Ngwe Thein, 42, who has been living on an island near Benjina, Indonesia for three years, after being forced to work on a fishing trawler with inadequate food and little or no pay, he said. In the wake of an AP
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Indonesia hopes Saudi Arabia-Yemen conflict will end soon

Friday, 27 March 2015 4:00 pm

Indonesia has expressed hope that armed conflicts between Saudi Arabia and Yemen will not last long as it can have humanitarian effects, including on hajj pilgrimage.
“Although the Middle East conflict between Saudi Arabia …

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