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 2021-01-17 02:22 

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Mount Semeru spews clouds of gas, ash...

Authorities warned residents living around the volcano to remain alert for additional volcanic hazards....

 2021-01-17 00:08 

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S. Kalimantan declares state of emergency as flooding displaces more than 20,000...

Heavy rainfall has drenched the province since Jan. 3, causing rivers in the regencies of Tanah Laut and Balangan to overflow....

 2021-01-16 22:32 

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Patsy Widakuswara: Jakarta native asking Trump administration tough questions...

The VOA journalist was reassigned hours after pressing United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his statements about the election....

 2021-01-16 21:46 

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Thailand serves up cannabis cuisine to happy customers...

Giggling bread and joyfully dancing salad arent the usual dishes on a menu in Thailand, but one eatery is hoping its cannabis-infused cuisine can lure foreign tourists and take the taboo out of the recently legalized leaf....

 2021-01-16 21:39 

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‘Parasite’ director to head Venice film festival jury...

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, whose Parasite movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture last year, was named Friday as jury president of the 2021 Venice Film Festival....

 2021-01-16 20:28 

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Court rejects ‘cannabis tree’ judicial review petition...

Constitutional Court justice Aswanto said there was no confusion about the definition of the word tree in the Narcotics Law as argued by the plaintiff....

 2021-01-16 20:13 

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Reel-ing in: Investing in movies as world battles pandemic...

Investing in movies is not such a farfetched idea after all....

 2021-01-16 19:12 

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Didiet Maulana: Building ‘new bridge’ for fashion connections...

Fashion designer Didiet Maulana has long brought elements of traditional cultural clothing to young, fashion-conscious people. The pandemic has taken this to another level....

 2021-01-16 17:21 

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‘How can we give them up?’: Sabuai people bring fight to protect sacred forests...

The indigenous people of Sabuai village in Maluku have proven time and again their tenacity to go up against commercial entities out to desecrate their sacred forests....

 2021-01-16 04:10 

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[INSIGHT] COVID-19 and obesity: Intertwined pandemics...

Many of us have lost family members, friends or colleagues to the disease over the last few months and an alarming number of them had comorbidities, particularly obesity....

 2021-01-16 01:18 

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Grab commits to support Indonesia’s COVID-19 vaccination race...

Singapores Grab has pledged to support the Indonesian governments efforts in making its COVID-19 vaccination a success by using its platform to counter misinformation about the vaccine....

 2021-01-16 01:09 

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Mark Rutte's government collapses over benefits scandal: media...

Thousands of parents were wrongly accused by Dutch authorities of fraudulently claiming child allowance, with many of them forced to pay back large amounts of money and ending up in financial ruin....

 2021-01-16 00:20 

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Philippines extends travel ban over new virus strain...

The two-week extension comes as the Southeast Asian country scrambles to contain the pandemic following its announcement Wednesday that just such a variant had been detected in the country for the first time....

 2021-01-15 23:56 

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At least 37 confirmed dead in West Sulawesi earthquake...

Hundreds were also injured when the 6.2-magnitude quake struck in the early hours, triggering panic among the terrified residents of the island, which was hit by a huge quake and tsunami two and a half years ago that killed thousands....

 2021-01-15 23:25 

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Indonesia books record high trade surplus in 2020...

The country logged a trade surplus of US$21.74 billion last year, the second-highest figure in the countrys history, as imports plunged, a signal that economists said reflected a lagging domestic economic recovery compared with its main trading partners, ...

 2021-01-15 23:18 

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Jakarta aims for 75.2% coverage in 'massive' COVID-19 vaccination drive amid 2-week spike...

Jakartas COVID-19 vaccination program comes not a moment too soon amid a two-week surge in daily cases, with coverage targeting 75.2 percent of the citys population in hopes of achieving herd immunity....

 2021-01-15 22:40 

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Recent crash unlikely to affect air travel demand, experts say...

I think there will be some people who are taken aback by the incident and cancel their trip, but the majority of people will not be affected, aviation observer Arista Atmadjati told The Jakarta Post in an interview on Tuesday....

 2021-01-15 22:37 

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Islamic preacher Syekh Ali Jaber dies at 44...

Although Ali tested positive for COVID-19 in December, doctors declared him coronavirus-free prior to his death....

 2021-01-15 21:28 

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Ministry pushes forward 982 infrastructure deals as govt ramps up spending...

The Public Works and Housing Ministry signed on Friday 982 infrastructure procurement packages worth Rp 12.5 trillion (US$889.2 million)....

 2021-01-15 21:11 

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Court rejects petition to classify OTT firms as broadcasting media...

Over-the-top (OTT) service providers are regulated by several laws, the Constitutional Court argued in its ruling....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Epilogue for an Era: The Story of Aksara Kemang...

How a bookstore shaped a culture....

 2021-01-15 20:51 

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Spike Lee vows to 'delay Father Time' as Hollywood bestows honor...

Spike Lee voiced hope for the next wave of Black filmmakers but warned his own trail-blazing career was far from done as he was honored by Hollywood at a virtual ceremony Thursday....

 2021-01-15 20:22 

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Virtual AGSI exhibit heralds 2021 with homegrown talent...

The virtual exhibition takes viewers on a tour through rarely seen pieces by Indonesian artists, some of who have employed the technique of appropriation to create new works that give artistic expression to Indonesian-ness....

 2021-01-15 20:21 

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Govt helps MSMEs tap Chinese markets through special e-commerce platform...

The government seeks to promote products of Indonesian micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan through a newly launched e-commerce platform....

 2021-01-15 19:41 

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COVID kills men's fashion buzz in Milan...

A year after the last COVID-free catwalk shows in Milan, mens fashion week begins on Friday, but without the buzz of its traditional audience of buyers, bloggers, celebrities and media....

 2021-01-15 19:40 

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Gojek to focus on operations abroad as pandemic hits Indonesian market...

Gojek has brought its services to Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam and is now looking to those markets for growth....

 2021-01-15 19:37 

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Data recovered from crashed Sriwijaya Air jet's flight recorder...

The recorder, which holds information about the speed, altitude and direction of the plane, could supply critical clues as to why the aircraft plunged about 10,000 feet (3,000 metres) in less than a minute before crashing into waters off Jakarta on Saturd...

 2021-01-15 19:20 

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Ash Dykes: An explorer for the contemporary age...

Extreme athlete and explorer Ash Dykes reflects on his latest adventure, a 6,437-kilometer trek along Chinas Yangtze River, in new documentary series available on the National Geographic channel....

 2021-01-15 18:58 

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Trump's China tech war backfires on automakers as chips run short...

The shortage is now causing Ford Motor Co, Subaru Corp and Toyota Motor Corp to curtail production in the United States....

 2021-01-15 17:51 

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Google closes Fitbit deal as US, Australia probes continue...

Fitbit makes a watch-like device to measure physical activity that competes with Apple Watch and others. Google said it was buying the company to compete in this market....

 2021-01-15 17:34 

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A perfect storm: Indonesia braces for more disasters amid COVID-19, plane investigation...

Meteorologists warn of extreme weather and more natural disasters as response efforts are strained by the pandemic and an investigation into the Sriwijaya plane crash....

 2021-01-15 17:05 

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Death toll from West Sulawesi quake rises to 7...

The epicentre of the quake was six kilometres (3.73 miles) northeast of Majene city at a depth of 10 kilometres....

 2021-01-15 16:45 

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As Wikipedia turns 20 it aims to reach more readers...

Founded on January 15, 2001 by the American-British entrepreneur Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia is now the seventh-most popular website in the world, with its more than 55 million articles being consulted 15 billion times every month....

 2021-01-15 16:36 

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Indosat to let go of ‘uncompetitive’ satellite business...

The company no longer deemed its satellite communications business competitive and shrunk its satellite fleet from three satellites to one....

 2021-01-15 16:32 

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Distraught families mourn members lost in Sriwijaya crash...

Heading back to Pontianak, guys! Were now in the airport, said 8-year-old Athar Rizki Riawan as he recorded himself playing around in Jakartas Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, before boarding Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 on Saturday....

 2021-01-15 16:30 

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Manchester United face title test in Liverpool showdown...

With points certain to be dropped by one of the title contenders at Anfield this weekend, third placed Manchester City can climb back into the race....

 2021-01-15 16:04 

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China tech giant Xiaomi dives 11% after US blacklisting...

Shares in Chinese technology giant Xiaomi collapsed more than 11 percent in Hong Kong trade Friday after the US put it on a blacklist banning Americans from investing in it, as the Trump administration ramps up its battle with Beijing....

 2021-01-15 16:02 

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For Russia, nuclear arms curbs with Biden are a 'no brainer'...

The New START treaty, which expires just 16 days after Bidens inauguration, is the last major arms reduction pact between old foes whose bulging nuclear stockpiles dominated fears for global security during the Cold War....

 2021-01-15 15:48 

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Biden pledges 'new chapter' but Trump impeachment trial looms...

Biden promised a new chapter for the nation on the day after Trump became the first US president to ever be impeached twice, as the incoming Democrat sought to seize the narrative in a primetime address and get Americans looking forward again....

 2021-01-15 15:34 

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US commission says China possibly committed 'genocide' against Xinjiang Muslims...

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) said new evidence had emerged in the past year that crimes against humanity - and possibly genocide - are occurring in Xinjiang. It also accused China of harassing Uighurs in the United States....

 2021-01-15 15:13 

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N.Korea shows off new submarine-launched missiles after rare party congress...

The parade featured rows of marching soldiers, as well as a range of military hardware including tanks and rocket launchers....

 2021-01-15 15:12 

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Flight SJ182: World offers condolences to heartbreaking Indonesian airplane tragedy...

Indonesia has received an outpouring of grief from the worlds dignitaries over Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ182, which crashed into the Java Sea minutes after takeoff on Saturday....

 2021-01-15 15:00 

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Three dozen mayors ask Biden for direct shipments of COVID-19 vaccine...

The move came as Biden, who takes office on Wednesday, readies a $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal intended to bolster the nations response to the virus and galvanize the slow rollout of COVID-19 vaccines...

 2021-01-15 15:00 

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Biden unveils $1.9 tn economic plan as US recovery buckles...

President-elect Joe Biden will propose injecting US$1.9 trillion into the US economy when he takes office next week, as evidence mounts that the recovery from the sharp downturn caused by Covid-19 is flagging....

 2021-01-15 14:50 

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Do not break with Merkel, Bavarian leader warns before CDU leadership vote...

Merkel, who steps down after Septembers elections, is heading into the last months of her tenure with her conservative CDU squabbling over how to position the party following 15 years of rule marked by her instinct to compromise....

 2021-01-15 14:43 

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Japan to ban entry of foreign athletes during virus emergency...

The suspension will last until Feb. 7, the scheduled end of the coronavirus state of emergency in the capital, Tokyo, and other major cities, Kyodo said, citing an unidentified source with knowledge of the matter....

 2021-01-15 14:43 

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Raffi Ahmad under fire for breaching COVID-19 protocols after vaccination...

Hours after getting his first COVID-19 vaccine shot, photos of Raffi Ahmad attending a social gathering without wearing mask were circulating on social media....

 2021-01-15 14:24 

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At least three dead as buildings collapse in West Sulawesi quake...

The 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck in the early hours, triggering panic among the terrified residents on the part of the Sulawesi island, which was hit by a huge quake two and a half years ago in which thousands were killed....

 2021-01-15 14:05 

Jakarta Post

Biden plan aims to stem exodus of women from workforce...

Biden on Thursday unveiled his US$1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which pledges to reopen most schools in the first 100 days of his administration, and provides tax credits for childcare costs and direct aid to help childcare centers reopen....

 2021-01-15 14:00 

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You can trust Wikipedia, but always check sources and citations...

What we believe is that Wikipedia can only be successful when the rest of the information ecosystem is healthy, says Wikimedia Foundation CEO Katherine Maher....

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