Analyst: Stealth Technology Seizure Behind MH370 Disappearance

EEV: ? Not as concerned of the conspiracy of a hijacking, but as to the passenger list   INDONESIA, AT SEA: A personnel of Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue looks over horizon during a search in the Andaman sea area around northern tip of Indonesia’s Sumatra island for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 17,…

‘I always wonder if someone is listening’: NSA spied on American lawyers but sometimes got other governments to do the work for them

U.S. law firm advising Indonesia’s government on trade issues was spied on by a foreign government Spying was done by Australia which then passed the info onto the NSA Law firm involved not identified in the latest documents The NSA is not allowed to target American citizens or businesses for surveillance without a warrant The…

Indonesia halts Australia drills as protesters call for ‘war’

Joint exercises halted as Indonesian hackers claim responsibility for cyber attacks on Australian Federal Police and Reserve Bank of Australia websites Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Anti-Australia protesters shout slogans while holding a placard, reading ‘expel Australian diplomatic members’, during a rally in front of the Australian embassy in Jakarta on Thursday. Photo: AFP Indonesia’s military…

No bikinis to avoid offending Muslims at Miss World contest in Indonesia

© Flickr.com/brimfulofsasha/сс-by-nc-sa 3.0 Contestants at the Miss World beauty pageant to be held later this year in Indonesia will not wear bikinis to avoid offending Muslims, an organizer said.    “There will be no bikinis and the contestants will not wear clothes that violate Indonesia’s cultural and religious values,” said Syafrul Nasution, corporate affairs director…

Revealed: How Facebook is used to kidnap and traffic Indonesian girls

27  Facebook-related abductions  reported this year in Indonesia 435 children were  trafficked last year,  mostly for sexual exploitation By Katy Dartford PUBLISHED:05:46 EST, 29  October 2012| UPDATED:06:57 EST, 29 October 2012 Facebook is increasingly being used to kidnap  Indonesian children who are shipped off to a life of slavery in brothels, say  child protection teams.…

Indonesia’s “Frankentrees” turn cocoa dream into nightmare : somatic embryogenesis, or SE experiment disaster

By Lewa Pardomuan and Michael TaylorPosted 2012/10/15 at 7:50 pm EDT PINRANG/JAKARTA, Oct. 15, 2012 (Reuters) — Nurhaedah, a vivacious Indonesian cocoa trader, shakes her head in disappointment as she sifts through a pile of blackened, shriveled beans. Yet another crop from “Frankentrees”: weak, misshapen cocoa trees toppling under their own weight. A $350-million campaign…