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 2020-07-12 23:36 

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Victims of domestic violence struggle to access help during quarantine...

In the approximately three and a half months between March 26 and July 7, LBH APIK Jakarta recorded 122 cases of domestic violence nearly half of the 249 domestic violence cases it handled last year....

 2020-07-12 23:02 

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Up for grabs: Tokyo art exhibit invites theft...

The Tokyo art exhibit opened to enthusiastic visitors, but many of those circulating werent just there to soak in some culture -- they were casing the joint for a midnight raid....

 2020-07-12 22:04 

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Traditional tableware adds whimsy with Line Friends...

Kwangjuyo Brown & Friends Series collection is jointly produced by the two companies....

 2020-07-12 21:59 

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Bollywood's Bachchan family hit by coronavirus; Aishwarya joins Amitabh...

Three generations of Bollywoods Bachchan family were hit by the coronavirus as former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter on Sunday joined her father-in-law Amitabh and husband Abhishek in testing positive for the virus that causes COVID-19...

 2020-07-12 21:47 

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Jakarta records 404 new COVID-19 cases, setting third new record in less than a week...

Do not let this situation reach the point where we have to pull the emergency break, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said. If that happens, we all have to go back home and economic, religious and social activities will be halted....

 2020-07-12 21:34 

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'Modern Family' star Jesse Tyler Ferguson welcomes first child with lawyer husband...

Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has welcomed his first child with husband, lawyer Justin Mikita....

 2020-07-12 21:09 

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Thai monkey trainer rejects PETA claims on coconut harvesting...

A monkey trainer in southern Thailand said that few monkeys are involved in harvesting coconuts for export, disputing an activist report which has caused several British supermarkets to ban coconut products from the country....

 2020-07-12 21:03 

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Emergency stay permits to no longer be issued for foreigners as Indonesia enters ‘new normal’...

After months of uncertainty, the Immigration Directorate General has updated a number of regulations regarding foreigners who have been granted emergency stay permits by the Indonesian government because of travel restrictions amid the ongoing COVID-19 pa...

 2020-07-12 20:48 

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Rich Brian invites fans to add their own effects to music video for new single...

Written and produced by Bekon and The Donuts, Love In My Pocket offers a new flavor to Brians music....

 2020-07-12 20:35 

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Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti on 'Palm Springs'...

What if you wake up to the same day over and over again?...

 2020-07-12 20:04 

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SpaceX delays launch of mini-satellites...

SpaceX delayed the launch of a rocket due to take 57 mini-satellites into space as part of plan to build an orbiting, global broadband internet system....

 2020-07-12 19:48 

Jakarta Post

Special edition ARTJOG:RESILIENCE to run from August to October...

A special edition of ARTJOG will be presented in the form of ARTJOG: RESILIENCE from Aug. 8 to Oct. 10....

 2020-07-12 19:31 

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NASA is making new rules to prevent space from being contaminated with Earth germs...

NASA has updated its Planetary Protection Policies to reduce the spread of Earth germs in the vastness of space....

 2020-07-12 19:09 

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Hermes has upper hand in lawsuit against Korean fashion label...

French luxury fashion house Hermes gained the upper hand in a lawsuit against Korean fashion label Playnomore, alleging copyright infringement of its signature handbags Kelly and Birkin....

 2020-07-12 18:35 

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Nothing gives champagne its fizz like a humble radish...

The food that goes best with the finest champagne is the humble radish....

 2020-07-12 18:30 

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South Grogol subdistrict head dismissed for issuing e-ID card to fugitive Djoko Tjandra ...

According to Jakarta inspectorate head Michael Rolandi, Asep was personally involved in the issuance of Djokos e-ID, having met with the fugitives lawyer Anita Kolopaking at his official residence in May....

 2020-07-12 18:30 

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Indonesian literature goes digital with Sandiwara Sastra...

A new initiative is turning Indonesian literature into audio plays....

 2020-07-12 18:20 

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Running Man: A decade of celebs chasing each other...

Running Man marked its 10th anniversary on Sunday, becoming SBS longest-running variety show....

 2020-07-12 18:08 

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Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan, son in stable condition: Health officials...

Indias most famous film star Amitabh Bachchan, and his son Abhishek, are in stable condition after testing positive for the coronavirus....

 2020-07-12 18:05 

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Senior staff leave gaming firm Ubisoft in harassment probe...

Gaming company Ubisofts second most powerful executive is among senior staff to have left the firm as it pursues an internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations....

 2020-07-12 17:45 

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W. Java military academy cluster detected after cadet visited doctor for boils: Army chief...

West Java recorded the highest spike with 962 new cases on Thursday, accounting for most of Indonesias latest all-time-high record of 2,657 new cases on a single day....

 2020-07-12 17:30 

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PC sales climb as pandemic keeps consumers at home: Trackers...

PCs, somewhat left behind in the mobile internet age, are making a comeback as people stuck at home due to the coronavirus rely on them for work, education and entertainment....

 2020-07-12 17:04 

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Animal rights protesters dye fountains red in London's Trafalgar Square...

Protesters dyed bright red the water of two fountains in Londons Trafalgar Square in a protest on Saturday against the farming of animals....

 2020-07-12 16:37 

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After conquering the big screen, Hollywood stars are taking over audiobooks...

As the audiobook market has been booming these past few years, a growing number of actors are lending their distinctive voices to the audio adaptations of our favorite books....

 2020-07-12 16:02 

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Japan plans to expand airport PCR testing capacity to 10,000 per day...

Japan plans to increase the number of people who can receive PCR tests for the novel coronavirus at airports to about 10,000 per day in September, aiming to gradually resume international travel....

 2020-07-12 15:07 

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Mandatory masks, Mickey at a distance as Walt Disney World reopens...

Mickey waved from a distance and visitors wore colorful face masks with mouse ears on Saturday as Floridas Walt Disney World opened to the public for the first time in four months amid a surge of coronavirus cases in the state....

 2020-07-12 14:37 

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MDIF invests $750,000 in Indonesian digital media company Arkadia...

Nonprofit investment organization Media Development Investment Fund has invested US$750,000 in publicly listed digital media company PT Arkadia Digital Media....

 2020-07-12 14:07 

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Video won't kill the catwalk, say critics of first digital fashion week...

Video may have killed the radio star, but on the reaction to the first ever digital Paris fashion week, the queens of the catwalk can breathe easy....

 2020-07-12 13:53 

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Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan and son test positive for COVID-19...

Amitabh Bachchan, one of Indias best known movie stars, has tested positive for COVID-19 together with his actor son Abhishek Bachchan....

 2020-07-12 13:48 

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As virus rages in US, Trump finally wears a mask...

Trump had on a dark mask featuring the presidential seal as he walked through the corridors of Walter Reed military hospital outside Washington to meet with wounded veterans....

 2020-07-12 13:27 

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Crew members of sunken ship rescued in South Sulawesi after 15 hours adrift on jerry cans...

The KM Ismail Jaya reported at 4:30 p.m. local time on Friday that the ship had suffered a leak in its left hull while sailing from Tondasi Port in West Muna, Southeast Sulawesi, to Jeneponto, South Sulawesi....

 2020-07-12 13:04 

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Absence of US tourists hammers Italy's Amalfi coast...

With its white and multicolored houses perched on the mountainside above the crystalline waters of the Mediterranean, Italys Amalfi coast is an ideal holiday location but it is suffering....

 2020-07-12 12:31 

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Whale of a time: Orcas make an appearance in Indonesian waters...

According to the Environment and Forestry Ministry, it was a common occurrence for orcas to appear in Indonesian waters because of their migration pattern....

 2020-07-12 12:01 

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Louis Vuitton quits Paris to show in China and Japan...

Louis Vuitton is taking its mens fashion collections on the road for the first time, with shows in China and Japan rather than Paris....

 2020-07-12 11:05 

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The music we listen to in our teens and 20s really does stay with us for life...

The music we listen to between the ages of ten and 30 could give us memories that stay with us throughout our lives, according to UK research....

 2020-07-12 10:12 

Jakarta Post

Jakarta archdiocese allows three Greater Jakarta churches to resume Sunday service...

The number of Sunday service attendees will be limited and worshipers are required to adhere to strict health protocols....

 2020-07-12 02:06 

Jakarta Post

Speak quietly and follow the rules, Tokyo nightclubs told as coronavirus re-emerges...

Authorities will conduct coronavirus testing in Tokyos nightlife districts, where infections have surged again, and are urging nightclub hosts and hostess to follow advice on safely interacting with customers....

 2020-07-12 01:02 

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Rome zoo shows off two lion cubs born under lockdown...

A Rome zoo showed off two lions cubs on Friday, both born during the citys long coronavirus lockdown....

 2020-07-12 00:06 

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Eiffel Tower's terrace reopens for post-pandemic partying...

Visitors to the Eiffel Tower can once more enjoy a drink and even dance on its summer terrace, which opened this week to stunning views of Paris under a warm, blue sky....

 2020-07-11 23:01 

Jakarta Post

Sports Illustrated uses transgender model in swimsuit issue for first time...

Sports Illustrated is featuring a transgender model for the first time ever in its swimsuit issue this year....

 2020-07-11 22:08 

Jakarta Post

Amazon deforestation increases 25 percent in Brazil...

Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon increased by a record 25 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2020....

 2020-07-11 21:33 

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Indonesia shifts from 'new normal' to 'adapting to new habits'...

The term new normal was first suggested by President Joko Jokowi Widodo in mid-May and has since been used in the countrys post-pandemic economic recovery efforts....

 2020-07-11 21:30 

Jakarta Post

Dolphins return to Lisbon's Tagus river...

Amid hard times brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, one sight is putting a smile on peoples faces in Portugal: dolphins splashing around near Lisbons shores....

 2020-07-11 21:15 

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Eminem disses those refusing to wear masks in new track with Kid Cudi...

Rap legend Eminem called out people who refuse to wear face masks in a new track he recently dropped with Kid Cudi....

 2020-07-11 21:04 

Jakarta Post

Eyes on the stars: UAE's Mars probe a first for the Arab world...

The oil-rich United Arab Emirates has built a nuclear power program and sent a man to space, and now plans to join another elite club by sending a probe to Mars....

 2020-07-11 20:32 

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High blood sugar elevates COVID mortality risk: Study...

Patients with abnormally high blood sugar levels are more than twice as likely to die from COVID-19....

 2020-07-11 20:15 

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Christie's online sale fetches $421 million despite virus pandemic...

Roy Lichtensteins Nude with Joyous Painting was the big seller as a Christies hybrid sale fetched an impressive $421 million Friday....

 2020-07-11 20:09 

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WHO urges Indonesia to test more suspected patients amid high death rate...

Indonesia has performed more than a million PCR tests so far, but only 58.8 percent of those tests were used on people who hadnt been tested before....

 2020-07-11 20:06 

Jakarta Post

'Peninsula', sequel to 'Train to Busan', premieres in Seoul...

From car-chase to hide-and-seek scenes, zombie thriller goes to another level....

 2020-07-11 19:49 

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'Wear a mask if you care', task force says as WHO warns of aerosol transmission...

Transmission potential is higher in colder rooms because the virus tends to be more stable at low temperatures, experts have said....

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