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A ragpicker looks for recyclable items on a pile of garbage at a landfill in Depok on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia

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A ragpicker looks for recyclable items on a pile of garbage at a landfill in Depok on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia

Workers chat while they break up part of an old ship for scrap metal near Tanjung Priok port, Indonesia's largest seaport, in Jakarta September 22, 2014.

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Workers chat while they break up part of an old ship for scrap metal near Tanjung Priok port, Indonesia’s largest seaport, in Jakarta

Indonesian anti-riot police stand guard as presidential candidate Prabowo's supporters try to pass a blockade near the constitutional court in Jakarta. Indonesian ex-general Prabowo Subianto angrily claimed widespread cheating cost him victory in the country's presidential election at the start of legal challenge to the results.

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Indonesian riot police stand guard as former presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto’s supporters try to pass a blockade near the constitutional court in Jakarta, which is hearing a legal challenge by the ex-general who alleges widespread cheating cost him victory in the recent elections

An Indonesian dancer waits for the start of a cultural parade marking the country's 69th Independence Day celebration in Jakarta...An Indonesian dancer waits for the start of a cultural parade marking the country's 69th Independence Day celebration in Jakarta August 18, 2014.

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An Indonesian dancer waits for the start of a cultural parade marking the country’s 69th Independence Day celebration in Jakarta. 

A boy takes part in a protest by supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo outside the Constitutional Court in Jakarta

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A boy takes part in a protest by supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, who is contesting last month’s presidential election result, outside the Constitutional Court in Jakarta.

Indonesian children play in the rain during a heavy downpour in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Indonesian children play in the rain during a heavy downpour in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesians Protest For Higher Wages On May Day 2014...JAKARTA, INDONESIA - MAY 1:  Indonesian labour activists representing underpaid and downtrodden workers perform during a Labour Day protest on May 1, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Protesters across Indonesia have organised rallies to demand higher wages, as Indonesia recognises its first national labour day holiday. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)

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Indonesian labour activists perform during a Labour day protest in Jakarta, Indonesia, one of several rallies taking place across the country to demand higher wages 

Models show the creations by Fenny Mustafa during the Indonesia Fashion Week 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Feb 21, 2014.

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Models show the creations by Fenny Mustafa during the Indonesia Fashion Week 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesian performers dressed as mermaids wearing traditional Chinese cheongsam dress and a lion perform underwater in a special program celebrating the Lunar New Year at Jakarta's Ancol park on January 31, 2014.  The Lunar New Year of the Horse falls on January 31.

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Indonesian artists, dressed as mermaids in traditional Chinese cheongsam costume and lions, perform underwater in a programme celebrating the lunar new year at Jakarta’s Ancol park on Friday.

A man plays a guitar as flood affected people seek refuge under a bridge in Jakarta on January 21, 2014. More than 4,300 people in the capital have been displaced by the floods, which also worsened the city's notorious traffic jams.

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A man plays a guitar as people affected by a flood seek refuge under a bridge in Jakarta. More than 4,300 people in the capital have been displaced by the floods, which also worsened the city’s traffic jams

Flooding in Jakarta

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People ride on a horse-drawn carriage through floodwaters in Jakarta on Monday. Thousands of residents have been evacuated after floods hit the Indonesian capital following heavy rains. 

Indonesian Christmas security

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Indonesian police officers in riot gear take a break during a show of force ahead of Christmas celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia.

A street monkey performs on a sidewalk in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia on Monday. Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo is continued with the plan to stop masked monkey performances, locally known as 'topeng monyet', by year 2014 to improve public order and preventing illness carried by monkeys. The city's administration planned to buy the monkeys used in street performances and keeping them in a zoo.

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A street monkey performs on a pavement in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia, on Monday. The governor of the capital Jakarta, Joko Widodo, has introduced a plan to stop masked monkey performances, locally known as topeng monyet, by next year in order to improve public order and prevent the spread of diseases carried by the animals. The city’s administration intends to buy the monkeys and put them in a zoo.

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A model presents a creation by Feny Mustafa, the Indonesian Muslim clothing designer, during the Jakarta Fashion Week catwalk show

Union workers from Serikat Pekerja Seluruh Indonesia (SPSI) walk during a protest at the business district in Jakarta, October 17, 2013. Almost one thousand workers participated in the protest, demanding wage raises and objecting to outsourcing, according to local media on Thursday.

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Members of trade union Serikat Pekerja Seluruh Indonesia walk during a protest in the business district in Jakarta. Almost 1,000 workers participated in the protest, demanding wage raises and objecting to outsourcing, according to local media on Thursday.

TOPSHOTS About 50 thousand workers take ...TOPSHOTS About 50 thousand workers take part on a rally in Jakarta on September 5, 2013 demanding wage increases and to abolish the outsourcing system. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes that Indonesia's current account deficit will reach 3.5 percent of GDP in 2013, while inflation is expected to accelerate to 9.5 percent (but to ease to 6 percent in 2014). AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYOBAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images

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About 50,000 workers take part in a rally in Jakarta on Thursday, demanding wage increases and to abolish the outsourcing system – where temporary workers are taken on without the additional cost of providing healthcare and pension benefits. 

A street vendor walks past a billboard advertising luxury apartments in Jakarta August 27, 2013. Indonesia's government unveiled an emergency fiscal package on Friday to promote foreign investment, reduce imports and prop up its tumbling rupiah currency, as it struggles to revive confidence in Southeast Asia's largest economy.

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A woman walks past a vast billboard advertising luxury flats in Jakarta. Indonesia’s government unveiled an emergency fiscal package last Friday to promote foreign investment, reduce imports and prop up its tumbling rupiah currency, as it struggles to revive confidence in southeast Asia’s largest economy

Women push themselves into a train carriage at Sudimara train station

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Women push themselves into a train carriage at Sudimara train station on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday

A woman walks at a water park during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Serpong district, on the outskirts of Jakarta...A woman walks at a water park during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Serpong district, on the outskirts of Jakarta August 13, 2013. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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A woman walks around a water park during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Serpong district, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Afghanistan National Sayeed Abbas waits ...Afghanistan National Sayeed Abbas waits inside a detention room prior to his trial in Jakarta on July 11, 2013. An Indonesian court on July 11 rejected an Australian request to extradite Afghan people smuggler Sayeed Abbas to Australia. AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRYADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images

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Sayeed Abbas, accused of smuggling people to Australia, waits for his extradition trial to begin in Jakarta. An Indonesian court on Thursday rejected a request that the Afghan national be sent for trial in Australia