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'''[[Yogyakarta]]''' is a bustling town of some 500,000 people and the most popular tourist destination on the island of [[Java]], [[Indonesia]].  Not only is it close to the stunning temples of [[Borobudur]] and [[Prambanan]], but the town is a center of art and education, offers some good shopping and has a wide range of tourist facilities. <small>([[Yogyakarta|more...]])</small>
 
 
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'''[[Hinchinbrook Island]]''', approximately 150 km south of [[Cairns]] in [[Queensland]], [[Australia]] is a National Park worth visiting for its lovely beaches. Access to the park is strictly limited and this has kept the island's natual beauty intact. The best time to visit is from May to October, the Australian winter.  <small>([[Hinchinbrook Island|more...)]]</small>
 
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{{newsitem|Haze in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore|7 October 2006|Severe haze is affecting parts of [[Indonesia]] (Sumatra and Borneo), [[Malaysia]], [[Singapore]] and even southern [[Thailand]].  People with respiratory ailments are advised to stay indoors and avoid vigorous activity.}}
 
 
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