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Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:17:16 GMT

ABC News

Canberra school considers cancelling Indonesian subject after Scott Morrison pledges closer strategic ties
ABC News
Students at a public secondary college in Canberra believe they have generated enough interest to save their Indonesian language program following concerns the subject might be dropped next year.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:00:20 GMT

The Sydney Morning Herald

Why a Canberra school dropping Indonesian sparked international uproar
The Sydney Morning Herald
When two Canberra students discovered their school was looking to scrap its long-running Indonesian language course, they unwittingly found themselves at the centre of a potential international incident. Year 11 students Joseph Armstrong and Aidan ...

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Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:05:00 GMT

Indonesian language dictionary available in braille version
Jakarta Post
Indonesia's language agency Badan Bahasa has published the Great Dictionary of the Indonesian Language (KBBI) in braille. According to Antara news agency, the braille KBBI was launched during the XI Indonesian Language Congress (Kongres Bahasa ...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:53:19 GMT

No, English is Not a Threat to Bahasa Indonesia
The Diplomat
October 28 marked the 90th anniversary of the Youth Pledge which declared three ideals: one motherland, one nation and one language. It proclaimed Bahasa Indonesia the official language of Indonesia. It has been a success, a big success indeed, that a ...

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:22:30 GMT

Are Indonesian Teens Drinking Boiled, Bloody Menstrual Pads to Get “High” in a “New Trend”?
Beginning on 9 November 2018, English-language news outlets began running stories about Indonesian teenagers using sanitary pads to get “high” or “drunk.” “Indonesian Teens are Getting 'Drunk' Off Boiled Bloody Menstrual Pads,” read the headline to a ...

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Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:50:07 GMT

Foreign Policy

For South Sudan, It's Not So Easy to Declare Independence From Arabic
Foreign Policy
Following its independence in 1945, Indonesia, another multiethnic country where some 700 languages are spoken, was faced with the problem of designating an official language. Javanese was spoken by nearly half of its citizens and the elites of the ...

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Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:54:00 GMT

The Sydney Morning Herald

Tony Abbott rejects warnings, urges Scott Morrison to move Israel embassy
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tony Abbott has urged Prime Minister Scott Morrison to proceed with a controversial shift in policy on Israel despite a warning from Malaysia that the move could fuel terrorism and concerns from Indonesia over a $16.5 billion trade deal. Mr Abbott said ...

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Mon, 05 Nov 2018 09:44:46 GMT

A lot is common in TV stories of India, Indonesia: Ankit Bathla
Times of India
"My popular show 'Thapki Pyar Ki', was dubbed in Indonesian language and it telecast there. It was a big hit, so that's how I managed to be in Indonesia which was just for a meet and greet of seven days. But seeing the fan following and love that ...

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:06:05 GMT

Business Times

Fear Looms as Indonesian Prisons Expected to Raise Even More Jihadists
Business Times
He was able to translate around 115 articles from various Islamic State publications into the Indonesia language and then publish it online. He was also able to recruit volunteers to join the fight in Syria. What is even more interesting about these ...