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PHILIPPINES VOLLEYBALL COACH DEMANDS GENDER TEST FOR INDONESIAN PLAYER

The Philippines SEA Games volleyball coach Roger Gorayeb has demanded that SEA Games organizers perform a gender test on Indonesian women's volleyball player Aprilia Santini Manganang. She was singled out because of her appearance and powerful physique. The Philippines SEA Games delegation representative has confirmed its request, but said that she does not expect the test to be carried out before the game against Indonesia in Singapore, which will take place on Wednesday. 23 year-old Manganang is expected to play Wednesday's Pool B opener against the Philippines.

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NEA: INDONESIAN CURRY PUFF SELLER PART OF FOREIGN SYNDICATE

Acting on information received, officers from NEA conducted a joint inspection together with the Housing & Development Board (HDB) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM), on 27 June 2014 at the HDB flat and found a foreign syndicate mass producing curry puffs. During the inspection, Mdm Robiah and eight other people, all of whom are on social visit passes, were preparing curry puffs on the floor of the premises. The food preparation was done in a very unhygienic condition and caused disamenities to the neighbours such as smell nuisance.

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INDONESIAN MOTHER IN SG FINED $3K FOR SELLING CURRY PUFFS ILLEGALLY TO RAISE 2 KIDS

Her husband went to jail for drugs in March 2012, so Robiah Lia Caniago found herself jobless with 2 children to feed. She decided to set up a curry puff business in her 2 room rental flat at Lengkok Bahru, but today her decision has cost her $3,000 in fines. As she is unable to pay the fines, she will serve a 5 day jail-sentence instead. The 40 year-old housewife Robiah, who has a 9 year-old son and a 7 year-old daughter, was caught selling her illegal curry puffs by the HDB on 2nd May last year.

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FEMALES MUST PASS “TWO FINGER” VIRGINITY TEST TO JOIN INDON MILITARY

Female applicants to the Indonesian military must pass a "two-finger" virginity test, a practice that has drawn condemnation from human rights groups. Indonesia’s coordinating minister for politics, law, and security Tedjo Edh confirmed the practice to CNN last year. The test involves physicians placing two fingers inside an applicant to ensure their hymen is intact.

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MAID POISONED EMPLOYER’S BABY SO SHE COULD BE SENT BACK HOME

A 28 year-old Indonesian maid Annisa put eucalyptus oil in stored breast milk packs meant for her employer's baby because she wanted to be scolded and sent back home to Indonesia. According to the Health Sciences Authority, children should not consume eucalyptus oil as it contains terpineol, a fatal ingredient that could cause death for children.

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STRAITS TIMES: RULE OF LAW MUST BE UPHELD BY ALL

Indonesia's decision to stick to the death penalty for convicted foreign drug offenders is fully within its sovereign rights. Also, given that Indonesian citizens are subject to the law, it is inconceivable that an exception could be made for others merely because they are foreigners.

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LTC (RET) SYED IBRAHIM ALMAHDALI: MORE MALAYS IN SAF, A GOOD STEP FORWARD

On Tuesday, a memorial to the victims of Konfrontasi and those who risked their lives defending the country will be unveiled at Dhoby Ghaut, near the site of the MacDonald House bombing, in which three people were killed and 33 injured. The March 10, 1965, bombing was the worst in a string of attacks by Indonesian saboteurs on Singapore soil during Konfrontasi, which lasted from 1963 to 1966 when Indonesia opposed the formation of Malaysia. Retired Lieutenant-Colonel Syed Ibrahim Almahdali, 72,....

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