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Denmark hired a tech ambassador. After what happened with Facebook, maybe every country should.

Casper Klynge is not a conventional diplomat. And serving as Denmark's, and indeed the world's, first tech ambassador required him to rewrite the international relations playbook.  SEE ALSO: He fooled an entire nation with a fake Facebook
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Indonesia has no qualms about blocking Facebook amid privacy issues

As governments kindly ask Facebook to please explain itself following that data scandal, Indonesia isn't up for compromise. According to a Bloomberg report, the country's communications minister Rudiantara has threatened to shut down access to the
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Bali will shut off mobile internet for a religious holiday

Each year, the entire island of Bali in Indonesia goes completely quiet for Nyepi, otherwise known as the "Day of Slience." The island's only airport is shut, as people keep off beaches and streets, keeping lights and noise to a minimum on a day
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Guy maps 28 days of Tinder in 1 fascinating chart

Most people who've spent time on Tinder will tell you that the swipe-to-date ratio is pretty low. There are the people you never match with, the people you never end up talking to. The people who message you for a bit and don't reply. The ones you
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Diver films himself swimming in sea filled with plastic rubbish

It's no secret that our oceans have a problem with pollution from plastic waste, with currents spreading it far and wide. You can see it first hand in a video shot by diver Rich Horner, who swam off Manta Point in Nusa Penida, Indonesia on Saturday
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UCWeb to invest Rs 200 cr in India, Indonesia over 2 years

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Alibaba Mobile Business Group firm UCWeb plans to invest Rs 200 crore in India and Indonesia over the next two years to push distribution of user generated content through its UC
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Standing tall: Indonesian policeman to be honoured for refusing bribes

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times A member of Indonesia’s notoriously corrupt police is to be honoured for refusing to accept bribes during his 40-year career, instead scavenging garbage to supplement his meagre
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Millions of Facebook users have no idea they’re using the internet

From: qz.com   By: Leo Mirani Via: twitter.com Millions of Facebook users have no idea they’re using the internet: http://t.co/2sfiWf6MDX http://t.
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Salary increase in India among the highest in APAC this year

India is among the front-runners with a 10.8 per cent average salary increase this year, ahead of countries like Indonesia at 9.5 per cent, China at 8.6 per cent and Philippines at 6.7 per cent. Mature markets will see lower increases with Hong Kong
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10 Choices That Lead to a Happy, Fulfilling Life

From: choki.org   By: Leigh Coulson Via: twitter.com [Simple, effective reminders:] 10 Choices That Lead to a Happy, Fulfilling Life: http://t.co/

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