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 2020-09-24 07:17 

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Legislator supports reduction in regional election campaign period - ANTARA News...

Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) Deputy Chairman Azis Syamsuddin voiced his support to a sanction to reduce campaign period for candidates violating ......

 2020-09-24 06:37 

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Ensure social safety net is effective and on target: Jokowi - ANTARA News...

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on his staff to ensure that programs under the social protection net scheme run effectively and are right on ......

 2020-09-24 06:34 

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Raising awareness of hydrometeorological disasters crucial: expert - ANTARA News...

Dr Indra Permanajati of the General Soedirman University (Unsoed) reminded of the importance of preparing mitigatory measures and raising awareness of ......

 2020-09-24 06:17 

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Mavenir delivers industry leading 5G Core User Plane Function (UPF) with NVIDIA Mellanox SmartNIC acceleration - ANTARA News...

Mavenir, the industry's only end-to-end cloud-native Network Software Provider, today announced a high performance 5G Core User Plane Function (UPF) ......

 2020-09-24 05:22 

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Some 100 families in Palu affected by heavy downpour-induced flooding - ANTARA News...

Unremitting torrential rains triggered flooding that affected some 100 families in West Palu Sub-district, Palu City, Central Sulawesi Province, the local ......

 2020-09-24 02:06 

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Global travel industry embracing autonomous UVD Robots - ANTARA News...

With the latest forecast by the U.S. Travel Association by Tourism Economics predicting $505 billion in losses globally through the end of 2020, UVD Robots ......

 2020-09-24 02:04 

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Revealed: The darkness behind the beauty of Britain's great houses...

Feted for their fine architecture and often used as lavish backdrops for period movies, Britains great estates came under the spotlight on Tuesday for a darker reason: their links to colonialism or slavery....

 2020-09-24 01:18 

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Zynga launches Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells worldwide - ANTARA News...

Today, Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced that its magical Match-3 mobile game Harry Potter: Puzzles & ......

 2020-09-24 01:03 

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Patagonia calls out climate deniers with blunt message on label...

Outdoor retailer Patagonia, known for championing environmental causes, has put it bluntly to voters in a label on a limited-edition pair of shorts....

 2020-09-24 00:45 

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Fintech firms assist govt, banks with COVID-19 public services...

Financial technology (fintech) firms are cooperating with banks and other companies to provide public services, including by helping disburse the governments COVID-19 relief package, says an association leader....

 2020-09-24 00:35 

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Pandemic slashes worldwide income from work by a tenth: ILO...

Income earned from work worldwide dropped by an estimated 10.7%, or $3.5 trillion, in the first nine months of 2020, compared to the same period a year ago, the International Labor Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-24 00:16 

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Tokyo Olympic athletes face tracking apps if virus persists, says task force...

Olympic athletes could face strict controls on movement and repeated coronavirus tests under measures discussed Wednesday by a task force charged with finding ways to safely hold the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games....

 2020-09-24 00:06 

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Anthony Hopkins explores horrors of dementia in 'The Father'...

Convincing movie legend Anthony Hopkins to star in your first-ever film is a tall order for any director....

 2020-09-23 23:06 

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Attorney General, former Supreme Court chief mentioned in indictment against Pinangki...

Prosecutors mentioned the names of Attorney General ST Burhanuddin and former Supreme Court chief justice Hatta Ali on Wednesday in their indictment against prosecutor Pinangki Sirna Malasari, who is accused of assisting graft convict Djoko Soegiarto Tjan...

 2020-09-23 23:01 

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Dutch 'living coffin' aims to provide source for life after death...

A Dutch start-up has created a biodegradable living coffin made of a fungus, instead of wood, which it says can convert a decomposing human body into key nutrients for plants....

 2020-09-23 22:56 

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Fintech lenders struggle to get back money, bad loan ratio reaches 7.9%...

Indonesian peer-to-peer (P2P) fintech firms have reported an increase in bad loans to 7.99 percent in July as many borrowers have lost their sources of income due to the COVID-19 crisis....

 2020-09-23 22:49 

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Rights watchdog doubts police accountability in repurposing civil security apparatus...

The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has voiced its distrust over the National Polices move to repurpose a private security apparatus dubbed Pam Swakarsa, arguing that the force has a checkered record when it comes to accou...

 2020-09-23 22:47 

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Changed lives: Symptoms persist in COVID-19 long-haulers...

In Indonesia, government officials would boast about the countrys COVID-19 recovery rate as they try to suppress the rising number of deaths....

 2020-09-23 22:27 

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MILO Indonesia Virtual Run extends registration, running periods...

The registration period for the virtual running event has been extended to Sept. 30, while runners are permitted to submit their running times until Oct. 3....

 2020-09-23 22:05 

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Indonesia records daily high of 4,465 new cases...

Jakarta had the largest share of Wednesdays figure with 1,133 new cases....

 2020-09-23 22:04 

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Ginsburg movies 'RBG' and 'On the Basis of Sex' re-released to support women's rights...

Two films about late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg are being re-released in US movie theaters with proceeds going to support womens rights groups....

 2020-09-23 21:40 

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Zynga out to cast spell with Harry Potter mobile game...

Social gaming giant Zynga kicked off its global launch of a free puzzle game based on the beloved wizarding world of Harry Potter....

 2020-09-23 21:35 

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Longchamp goes hunting for Pokémon!...

Thanks to French accessories brand Longchamp, Pokmon GO will be taking up residence in the French capital next month....

 2020-09-23 21:30 

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Explainer: Malaysia's political maneuvering, next episode...

A year of Malaysian political maneuvering has taken another turn with opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim saying he now has enough support in parliament to be able to form a government and replace Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin....

 2020-09-23 21:20 

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TikTok urges social media alliance against suicide content...

TikTok proposed an alliance with nine other social media platforms to work collectively and rapidly to remove suicide content, following an incident this month when a man killed himself on Facebook....

 2020-09-23 21:19 

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Indonesia drafts 'umrah' protocols as Saudi Arabia plans to reopen to pilgrims...

Among issues regulated in the protocol are the pilgrims age limit, congenital disease history and cost....

 2020-09-23 21:15 

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UK's Prince Harry and wife Meghan encourage Americans to vote in 'most important' election...

Britains Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan have called on Americans to register to vote in the upcoming US presidential election, entering into political territory where British royals traditionally do not venture....

 2020-09-23 21:14 

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BI to maintain accommodative policy as GDP set for first annual contraction since 1998...

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Tuesday that the government had revised its gross domestic product (GDP) outlook down to an annual contraction of between 0.6 percent and 1.7 percent....

 2020-09-23 21:08 

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Disney appeal to California: 'It's time' to let Disneyland reopen...

Walt Disney Co urged California officials to let the company reopen the Disneyland theme park, which remains shuttered six months after closing down to help curb the spread of coronavirus....

 2020-09-23 21:04 

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Drug convicts transferred from Tangerang prison following escape...

Around 60 drug convicts serving long prison terms and life imprisonment, as well as those on death row, were transferred to super maximum security prisons following the escape of Chinese drug convict Cai Changpan from the Tangerang penitentiary....

 2020-09-23 21:03 

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Research and Technology Ministry to launch rapid and PCR test kits...

Research and Technology Minister and National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) head Bambang Brodjonegoro has said the ministry is developing COVID-19 test kits to improve screening for the virus....

 2020-09-23 20:43 

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Jokowi calls for end to global rivalries in his first UN assembly address...

No one is safe until everyone is. If division and rivalries continue to persist, I am concerned that the pillars of stability and sustainable peace will crumble or even be destroyed, Indonesian President Joko Jokowi Widodo has said....

 2020-09-23 20:33 

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Jokowi calls for equal vaccine access in UNGA address...

President Joko Jokowi Widodo has called for equal access to future vaccines and has urged countries to work together and set aside rivalries to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic in his first-ever address to the United Nations General Assembly....

 2020-09-23 20:32 

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Kenzo partners with WWF to protect wild tigers...

Kenzo this week unveiled a new mens and womenswear collection in organic cotton with the big cat signature motif....

 2020-09-23 20:15 

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Former Ferrari chief to replace Carey as F1 CEO: Reports...

Former Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali is set to become the new CEO of Formula One after leaving the Italian team earlier than expected, media reports said Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 20:15 

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Pandemic no time for adventure, says outdoor equipment brand Eiger...

Indonesian outdoor equipment brand Eiger Adventure has advised consumers against any hiking trips amid the ongoing pandemic....

 2020-09-23 20:02 

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ISS moves to avoid space debris...

Astronauts on the International Space Station carried out an avoidance maneuver to ensure they would not be hit by a piece of debris, urging better management of objects in Earths orbit....

 2020-09-23 19:54 

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UK's new COVID measures met with skepticism, confusion...

The British government on Wednesday defended its new, stricter coronavirus measures against criticism that they did not got far enough, saying it was trying to balance supporting the economy while protecting health....

 2020-09-23 19:47 

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Tinkerlust collaborates with local brands in sustainability campaign...

Indonesian fashion marketplace Tinkerlust has launched its collaboration with 14 local brands under the campaign Local Heroes....

 2020-09-23 19:44 

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Not all face masks equally effective in curbing COVID-19 transmission: Health Ministry...

The Health Ministry has called on the public to use only masks that actually protect them against the coronavirus, explaining that not all masks are made equal....

 2020-09-23 19:32 

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Netflix commits to supporting Latinx filmmakers...

Netflix has stepped up to encourage more diversity in the film industry....

 2020-09-23 19:31 

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Anies wants online early warning system for floods...

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has called on the citys Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) to warn the public about the potential of a flood at least one day before the flood occurs....

 2020-09-23 19:24 

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National food estate development under way despite setbacks, Jokowi says...

President Joko Jokowi Widodo revealed on Wednesday that the development of the food estate in Kapuas regency and Pulau Pisau regency, Central Kalimantan and in Humbang Hasundutan regency, North Sumatra was already under way....

 2020-09-23 19:16 

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Sakarsa: New art space offers ray of hope amid pandemic...

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to rage and many galleries closing their doors, the opening of Sakarsa Art Space comes as a ray of hope showing the resilience and never say die attitude of the art world....

 2020-09-23 19:13 

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Berau Regent H. Muharram dies after testing positive for COVID-19...

Berau Regent H. Muharram died on Tuesday evening after undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at Pertamina Hospital in Balikpapan....

 2020-09-23 19:04 

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Nintendo's Switch faces French claim of 'planned obsolescence'...

A French consumer advocacy group said that it had filed a planned obsolescence claim against Nintendos Switch console, saying the Japanese giant knew some controllers were failing too quickly....

 2020-09-23 18:53 

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At least 380 whales dead in Australia mass stranding...

At least 380 whales have died in a mass stranding in southern Australia, officials said Wednesday, with rescuers managing to free just a few dozen survivors....

 2020-09-23 18:45 

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In the name of the mother: Afghan woman wins recognition, sparks Taliban opposition...

Afghan woman Laleh Osmany has been campaigning for years for a change to the age-old custom of officially identifying people by the names of their fathers, calling for mothers names to be included on identity cards....

 2020-09-23 18:43 

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French investors' appetite for Indonesia’s energy sector remains high amid pandemic...

Bilateral cooperation between Indonesia and France remains strong amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The two countries will finalize several bilateral cooperations in the energy sector, Indonesian Ambassador to France Arrmanatha Nasir says....

 2020-09-23 18:42 

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BSN sets national standard for cloth masks...

The National Standardization Agency (BSN) has issued the Indonesian National Standard (SNI) for cloth face masks, which requires them to have at least two layers of fabric for extra protection in filtering out respiratory droplets....

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