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 2019-12-16 04:00 

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Religious leaders and policymakers gather in Jakarta to discuss Muslim-Buddhist relations in South and South East Asia...

The Vienna-based International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will host a regional workshop on 18-19 December involving more than 65 religious leaders and policymakers from five ......

 2019-12-16 03:10 

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Chinese borrowers drown in online lending's 'bottomless pit'...

Telecoms engineer Peng Jiezhaos taste for new smartphones and expensive sneakers seemed like a harmless, if expensive, hobby -- until he started borrowing money from Chinese online lending sites to feed it....

 2019-12-16 01:12 

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Malaysia plans to vaccinate overseas visitors to combat polio...

Malaysia will vaccinate overseas visitors in the country in a bid to prevent the proliferation of infectious diseases, state news agency Bernama reported, citing Ministry of Health Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah....

 2019-12-16 00:26 

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Social affairs ministry assists South Solok's flash flood victims...

The Social Affairs Ministry has distributed the emergency aid packages worth Rp1.6 billion to assist residents of South Solok District in West Sumatra Province who severely suffer from the impact of a flash flood that struct the ......

 2019-12-16 00:21 

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Indonesian defense minister visits China...

Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto arrived in Beijing, China, on Sunday to kick off his three-day visit that would pave the way for the two countries to strengthen their cooperation in the defense sector.His arrival ......

 2019-12-15 23:37 

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French New Wave icon Anna Karina dies at 79: agent...

Danish-French actress Anna Karina, muse of New Wave director Jean-Paul Godard, has died of cancer at the age of 79, her agent told AFP on Sunday....

 2019-12-15 23:01 

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Swedish bamboo toothbrush shows allure of sustainable investing...

A company in Sweden has doubled sales in a year by selling a $5 toothbrush and has attracted investments despite donating a slice of the profits to charity....

 2019-12-15 22:12 

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In New Delhi, Indonesia, India seek new strategy to reach trade target...

Indonesia and India are working to find a new strategy to achieve a bilateral trade target of US$50 billion within the next five years, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said as she sought to strengthen Indonesias palm oil exports to India....

 2019-12-15 21:49 

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Teacher quality may hold back Nadiem’s reforms...

Nadiems policy emphasizes the role of teachers in improving the quality of education, but in fact, not all teachers are ready for the great responsibility....

 2019-12-15 21:05 

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AI puts final notes on Beethoven's Tenth Symphony...

A few notes scribbled in his notebook are all that German composer Ludwig van Beethoven left of his Tenth Symphony before his death in 1827....

 2019-12-15 20:10 

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Still we rise: 2019 sees growing fight against sexual violence...

Around this time a year ago the nation heard the name Agni for the first time. Her story made headlines for months after Balairung, Gadjah Mada Universitys (UGM) student magazine, published an investigative report about sexual assault experienced by Agni,...

 2019-12-15 20:09 

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Fashion rental platform Style Theory secures $15 million in Series B round...

Singaporean online fashion rental platform Style Theory has recently announced it secured US$15 million in a Series B funding round led by SoftBank Ventures Asia, with the support of investors Alpha JWC Ventures and The Paradise Group....

 2019-12-15 19:53 

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DARQ presents an enticing world of dreams...

The surreal puzzler DARQ follows in the footsteps of similar video games, Oddworld and Limbo, in its commanding atmosphere and cerebral sense of mystery....

 2019-12-15 19:10 

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Rare Nazi ‘Enigma’ code machine tops $100,000 at auction...

A rare Enigma machine, used by Nazi Germany to create military communications code thought to be unbreakable, sold at auction for more than $106,000....

 2019-12-15 18:42 

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Terrorist group attacks Central Sulawesi village, killing police officer...

A terrorist group in Central Sulawesi is suspected to have grown larger and has killed citizens....

 2019-12-15 18:11 

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Jamaican wins Miss World title, says will work for sustainable change...

Jamaicas Toni-Ann Singh was crowned as Miss World 2019 on Saturday and said she wanted to use her title to work for sustainable change for women and their children....

 2019-12-15 17:20 

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Indonesia Ready to Face EU Complaints to WTO...

Disputes cast shadows on a bilateral trade and investment negotiation the two economic powerhouses were working on....

 2019-12-15 17:20 

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Gov't to Spend Rp 6.5t to Clean up Labuan Bajo Waters...

Labuan Bajo, the entrance to the Komodo National Park, has been designated as the "new Bali" among nine other tourist destinations....

 2019-12-15 17:08 

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Fila, Vespa collaborate on new collection...

The Fila x Vespa collection consists of sneakers, jackets, T-shirts, bags and hats for both men and women....

 2019-12-15 16:08 

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Communities, companies get their hands dirty to solve Jakarta’s waste problem...

While the city administration struggles to tackle the complex problem, communities and businesspeople have shed a ray of hope by getting their hands dirty, as there have been growing movements in society where members of the public actively take part in r...

 2019-12-15 16:06 

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Fat chance, 'gorengan'. Indonesians crave healthier snacks...

Two in three Indonesian adults want healthier options....

 2019-12-15 15:07 

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Large crowd prompts local sneaker company Compass to delay sales...

A rare scene played out at Grand Indonesia mall in Central Jakarta on Friday night, as hundreds of people formed long lines to get what might just be the most desired local sneakers in the country....

 2019-12-15 14:03 

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Yo-Yo Ma gives stunning performance in first Indonesian concert...

In his first-ever Indonesian concert, cellist Yo-Yo Ma gave a stunning performance of the six suites of solo cello by Johann Sebastian Bach....

 2019-12-15 13:00 

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Greta calls 2020 'year of action' against climate change...

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg urged young people in Italy on Friday to seize the next decade to fight climate change, and chastised world leaders for acting as if there is no tomorrow....

 2019-12-15 12:02 

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Turn skyward to catch one of world’s best meteor showers...

Star gazers worldwide will be turning to the skies this weekend to check out one of the worlds best meteor showers....

 2019-12-15 11:09 

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Riau is one of gateways for international animal trade syndicate...

Riau Province is one of the gateways for an international syndicate to smuggle endangered animals, Director of Criminal Detective Unit of the Riau Provincial Police Adjunct Senior Commissioner Andri Sudarmadi said here on ......

 2019-12-15 11:04 

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Angkasa Pura to turn Kualanamu Airport into Aerocity...

State airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II plans to develop Kualanamu International Airport compounds in North Sumatra Province into an aerocity and hub for passengers and cargoes in the western parts of Indonesia .To expedite ......

 2019-12-15 06:25 

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Indonesia, Japan strengthen cooperation in developing electric cars...

Indonesia and Japan continue to forge cooperation in the development of automotive industry, including encouraging the accelerated development of environmentally friendly vehicles.The strategic step will be realized through ......

 2019-12-15 03:08 

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The 19 dishes you should have eaten in 2019...

The dishes that dominated the headlines in 2019 were the ones that, invariably, led to a fast-food counter. But no matter what the gourmands in the Popeyes sandwich corner think, there was a lot else going on in the culinary world: next-level Japanese han...

 2019-12-15 02:37 

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S Korea extends $50 million to help Indonesia realize Industry 4.0...

South Korea has agreed to extend US$50 million to help Indonesia realize the fourth industrial revolution known as Industry 4.0 through synergy between the Indonesian Industry Ministry and the South Korean National Research ......

 2019-12-15 01:09 

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John Lennon's round glasses sell for nearly $200,000...

A pair of John Lennons sunglasses The Beatles legend once left behind in the back seat of a car sold Friday for nearly $200,000 at an auction in London....

 2019-12-15 00:45 

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Ahead of Christmas, Jokowi reminds people about tolerance...

President Joko Jokowi Widodo has asked citizens to strengthen tolerance and harmony ahead of the Christmas and New Year holiday season....

 2019-12-14 23:00 

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Leonardo hoodie yours for $640 as Louvre cashes in street cred...

US designer Virgil Abloh is measuring himself up against the greatest polymath of all with a collection of clothes inspired by Leonardo da Vinci....

 2019-12-14 22:36 

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Indonesia rejects caliphate system, vice president says...

Vice President Maruf Amin has said many Muslim countries use non-caliphate government systems....

 2019-12-14 21:01 

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Taylor Swift calls out Soros family in fight with private equity...

Taylor Swift renewed her criticism of private equity, calling out the Carlyle Group and the Soros family for helping her nemesis Scooter Braun purchase the rights to her old music....

 2019-12-14 21:01 

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Jakarta begins second affordable housing project to address backlog issues...

The 24-story buildings will consist of 850 apartments, of which 60 percent will be one-bedroom and the remainder two-bedroom....

 2019-12-14 20:42 

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Two dead, 50 houses covered in mud as flash flood hits Sigi...

Two died and 50 houses were left covered in mud after a flash flood hit several villages in Kulawi subdistrict in Sigi regency, Central Sulawesi, on Thursday evening....

 2019-12-14 20:10 

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PUBG Mobile to enliven DWP 2019...

Festival-goers can expect to enjoy live music while playing PUBG Mobile....

 2019-12-14 20:06 

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Religious harmony index up but intolerance remains...

This years score, which is in the range of 61 to 80, indicates that Indonesia is in the high level of inter-religious harmony even though the result is below 2015s score.While the index has shown an improvement, some people still question the validity of ...

 2019-12-14 19:03 

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What do you do when the party invite says ‘dress to distress’?...

As if navigating the landmines of office parties wasnt difficult enough, this season there seems to be an eccentric arms race among hosts for the most outlandish holiday party dress code....

 2019-12-14 18:50 

Jakarta Post

Livestreaming the pursuit: Jakarta Police to equip officers with body cameras...

The new equipment is expected to help police detect and identify criminals faster, as well as discourage bribery, a practice often attempted by traffic violators in their effort to get out of a ticket, according to the Jakarta Polices Electronic Traffic L...

 2019-12-14 18:09 

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Activists, victims' families doubt truth commission idea...

This would not be the first time the government has formed a commission tasked with seeking the truth and offered reconciliation on past human rights cases. The MPR called in 2000 for the establishment of a national truth and reconciliation commission. It...

 2019-12-14 18:07 

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Wings Air connects Nabire and Sorong...

The flights are operated by the carriers new turboprop aircraft, ATR 72-500 or ATR 72-600, which can accommodate 72 economy passengers....

 2019-12-14 17:40 

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Erick Thohir 'surprised' that an SOE director served in six other commissioner seats at once...

State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir said he was surprised to find out that many directors of state-owned companies held more than one position at a time....

 2019-12-14 17:20 

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Pencak Silat Included in Unesco's World Intangible Heritage List...

The Unesco said Pencak Silat is a long-standing tradition that encompasses numerous aspects: mental, self-defense and aesthetics....

 2019-12-14 17:20 

Jakarta Globe

Grab, Hyundai Introduced Electric Car Sharing Fleet to Jakartans...

The carmaker said it would watch closely how Hyundai Ioniq Electric operates in Indonesia before selling the electric car to customers....

 2019-12-14 17:05 

Jakarta Post

First-day pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy Fold in Indonesia sell out in 31 minutes...

Priced at a staggering Rp 30,888,000 (US$2,213), the pre-order products, available in space silver and cosmos black, come with several benefits, including Galaxy Buds....

 2019-12-14 16:06 

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'We're not going to shut up': Rosanna Arquette on Harvey Weinstein, 'Untouchable'...

American actress Rosanna Arquette spoke to The Jakarta Post about her activism, being involved in the new Untouchable documentary and Harvey Weinstein....

 2019-12-14 15:32 

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'Tears of happiness': Pencak silat communities celebrate UNESCO recognition...

Traditional Indonesian martial art pencak silat was added to UNESCOs Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in Bogota, Colombia, on Thursday local time....

 2019-12-14 15:08 

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'Bombshell' film probes sexual harassment's 'gray spaces'...

Bombshell tells the story of how sexual harassment accusations brought down the powerful creator of Fox News, but rather than taking a broad brush to paint the cable network chief, the film shows him as both menace and mentor to women....

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