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Internet Sparks Business Growth in Indonesia

Budding entrepreneur Nadiem Makarim started Go-Jek, a motorcycle taxi service, which recently won a US State Department-sponsored competition and has already received commitments from angel investors “If you’re a pioneer here most likely you can succeed, because so many concepts haven’t been done.” — Leonard Theosabrata, co-founder of Whiteboard …

Man jailed for housebreaking and theft

SINGAPORE: A 39-year-old contractor was jailed six years on Wednesday for breaking into newly-completed flats over a four-year period and stealing cash and valuables worth S$43,946. Tan Zhen Kwang, a Malaysian national, faced 35 charges of housebreaking and theft and pleaded guilty to five of them.

Businessman jailed for 7 years for fatal ice-pick attack

SINGAPORE: It started off as a quarrel over a minor incident in a karaoke lounge but escalated into a fight, which saw a man being fatally stabbed with an ice-pick. On Tuesday, businessman David How Kim Fwee, 65, was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment for the death of Mr Sim Kim Hock, 46, on Oct 14 two years ago.