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Photo of the Day: Observing the New Moon for Ramadan in Indonesia

In anticipation of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, Indonesian boys and men await the sighting of the new moon from the rooftop of the Al-Hidayah Basmol mosque in Jakarta on July 8, 2013. (Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images)
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In anticipation of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, Indonesian children and men await the sighting of the new moon from the rooftop of the Al-Hidayah Basmol mosque in Jakarta on July 8, 2013 .

Government Fiddles While Indonesia's Workforce Burns

Indonesian workers display placards during a rally in Jakarta on Nov. 21, 2012, when thousands of workers took to the streets calling on the government to increase wages and end the practice of outsourcing manpower. (Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images)
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A wage increase in Jakarta this week doesn't go far enough in settling labor disputes that are roiling the country's manufacturing sector, says Associate Fellow Michael Buehler.

Evolution of a Classic: Ice Cream Mooncakes [Video]

Angry Birds mooncakes based on the worldwide hit game by Finnish entertainment media company Rovio are displayed during a preview at a restaurant in Singapore on July 3, 2012. (Roslan Rahman/AFP/GettyImages)
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The ice cream mooncake has turned tradition on its head. Does it still carry symoblic meaning for the mid-autumn festival? Like so many objects before it, the mooncake is writing its own biography.

Photo of the Day: The Gas Man

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A man pulls a cart of new, green gas bottles which are used for home cooking in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 27, 2012. (Uncle Capung /Flickr)