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 2020-07-10 02:05 

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Fortnite superstar 'Ninja' takes gameplay to YouTube...

Fortnite superstar Tyler Ninja Blevins returned to the streaming world Wednesday with a match on YouTube, after Microsoft pulled the plug on the Mixer platform where he had an exclusive contract....

 2020-07-10 01:00 

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Parisian street artist accused of rape, sex assault...

French authorities have opened an investigation into Parisian street artist Wilfrid A, known for his uplifting graffiti, after almost 30 women filed complaints accusing him of rape and sexual assault, prosecutors told AFP on Wednesday....

 2020-07-10 00:09 

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Health groups call for better access to HIV drugs amid COVID-19 crisis...

The COVID-19 pandemic is now threatening access to HIV/AIDS treatments, as countries, including Indonesia, are focusing on curbing the highly infectious respiratory disease....

 2020-07-10 00:01 

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Korean film directors venture for sci-fi anthology with 'SF8'...

8-episode sci-fi blockbuster to stream on OTT, TV platforms....

 2020-07-09 23:03 

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Will, Rachel and Pierce on fun making 'Eurovision'—one couldn’t keep a straight face...

In director David Dobkins Netflix movie comedy with the kilometric title (a joke in itself), Will Ferrell stars and writes an entertaining send-up of Eurovision....

 2020-07-09 23:00 

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Managing expectations: Climate action not a quick fix...

Slashing greenhouse gas emissions would probably not yield visible results until mid-century, researchers have said, cautioning that humanity must manage its expectations in the fight against global warming....

 2020-07-09 22:27 

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Bali beaches reopen under ‘strict health protocols’...

Bali COVID-19 task force spokesperson I Dewa Gede Rai said that the number of visitors to each beach would be limited....

 2020-07-09 22:06 

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UK royal residences open after virus shutdown but job losses loom...

Some of Queen Elizabeth IIs royal residences will reopen to the public later this month after the coronavirus shutdown, the charity that runs them said Wednesday, while warning that the crisis would lead to staff cuts....

 2020-07-09 22:02 

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Financing, land acquisition issues hamper strategic toll road projects...

A lack of financing and the countrys age-old issues with land acquisition have delayed the development of the governments strategic toll road projects, namely the 2,800-km trans-Sumatra toll road and the 62 km Cileunyi-Sumedang-Dawuan (Cisumdawu) toll roa...

 2020-07-09 22:00 

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UN expert urges global ban on gay 'conversion therapy'...

A United Nations rights expert called Wednesday for a global ban on conversion therapy aimed at changing the sexuality of LGBT people, calling such practices degrading and discriminatory....

 2020-07-09 21:55 

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Cases surge by record 2,657 after West Java military academy outbreak...

A coronavirus outbreak at a military academy in Bandung, West Java has contributed to the highest daily rise of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia, with the total number of cases nationwide at 70,736....

 2020-07-09 21:52 

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Passenger surge at AP I airports continues as COVID-19 test policy relaxed...

AP I recorded more than 227,000 passengers in the first seven days of July, a huge increase from 76,000 passengers in the entire month of May....

 2020-07-09 21:35 

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Train janitor stumbles upon Rp 500 million in cash, returns it to rightful owner...

A cleaner at Bojong railway station in Bogor, West Java has become an unlikely social media sensation for having promptly returned hundreds of millions of rupiah after unexpectedly stumbling upon the money at his workplace....

 2020-07-09 21:33 

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Jokowi asks for prioritization of state spending on domestic products in Q3...

We should put the brakes on spending overseas. Buy, shop and get our own products, so it can trigger the economy and spur our growth, the President said in a limited Cabinet meeting at the State Palace in Jakarta on Tuesday....

 2020-07-09 21:30 

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Thailand announces tentative MotoGP plans for November...

Thailand hopes to hold its MotoGP race in late November after an eight-month delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Wednesday as they announced a bid to host until 2025....

 2020-07-09 21:27 

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Fast Retailing cuts outlook on pandemic woes despite Uniqlo June rebound...

Japans Fast Retailing Co, owner of casual clothing brand Uniqlo, lowered its outlook for the year as the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on its global fashion business....

 2020-07-09 21:14 

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Komnas HAM gathers reports on alleged sexual assault in Depok catholic church...

The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) will bring the complaints to the Jakarta Police to be further processed....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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TikTok launches new ad platform as scrutiny increases...

Fast-growing video-sharing app TikTok on Wednesday launched a self-serve ad platform, underscoring its ambition to compete with rival social platforms even as it faces new scrutiny in the US and elsewhere....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Asian Champions League to resume in hubs in September, October...

The Asian Champions League will resume in two regional hubs in September and October with a single match deciding the title in early December, the Asian Football Confederation said on Thursday....

 2020-07-09 20:45 

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WHO declares Sri Lanka, Maldives measles-free...

Measles and rubella have been eradicated from Sri Lanka and the Maldives after decades of immunization programs, the World Health Organization said Wednesday....

 2020-07-09 20:40 

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Cafe musicians protest at denial of livelihoods...

The musicians, whose livelihoods depend on performing live in cafes and restaurants, have not been able to work since the administration applied large-scale social restrictions (PSBB)....

 2020-07-09 20:33 

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Jakarta 'welcomes home' BNI loan fraud fugitive from Belgrade...

The Indonesian government can now add a notch to its law enforcement record, after the Serbian government granted its extradition request for the loan fraud suspect, who had evaded authorities since she fled the country 17 years ago....

 2020-07-09 20:30 

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Sri Lanka rangers spot possible rare baby elephant twins...

A pair of baby elephants feeding from the same mother have been spotted in a Sri Lankan national park, with officials speculating Wednesday the two could be a rare set of twins....

 2020-07-09 20:29 

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Indonesia will be ‘ashamed’ if it is ‘made a fool of’ by fugitive Djoko Tjandra: Mahfud...

It should be an easy matter for them to arrest people like [Djoko]. Its easy to sniff him out. If not, it would be outrageous, he said....

 2020-07-09 20:15 

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China warns US against 'McCarthy-style paranoia'...

Chinas top diplomat Thursday warned the United States against McCarthy-style paranoia as tensions rise between the two superpowers....

 2020-07-09 20:13 

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Teenager in South Tangerang dies trying to catch python...

A 13-year-old teenager was found dead after a 4-meter-long python wrapped around his body on the bank of the Sector XII Kencana Loka River in Serpong district, South Tangerang on Monday....

 2020-07-09 20:07 

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Selection of election organizers needs overhaul to ensure independence: Experts...

Recent bribery cases involving General Election Commission (KPU) members should be a wake-up call to increase independence among election organizers, said Constitutional law expert Feri Amsari of Andalas University....

 2020-07-09 20:07 

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Rock Hall of Fame to replace 2020 ceremony with broadcast special...

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame said Wednesday it will replace its annual live performance induction ceremony for this years nominees with a broadcast special in light of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-09 20:00 

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Tesla 'very close' to level 5 autonomous driving technology, Musk says...

US electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is very close to achieving level 5 autonomous driving technology, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Thursday, referring to the capability to navigate roads without any driver input....

 2020-07-09 19:45 

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Myanmar attitudes to sex undressed in textbook row...

Unchaperoned teens, gay partners and sex workers - fictional characters in a new curriculum for Myanmar schools are causing a real-world tussle over morality in a deeply conservative nation....

 2020-07-09 19:30 

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US sees importance of North Korea talks despite tension, South says...

The United States has stressed the importance of resuming talks with North Korea, South Korea said on Thursday, even though North Korea has said it has no intention of returning to the negotiating table....

 2020-07-09 19:28 

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Meghan seeks to stop publisher naming friends in UK legal battle...

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Thursday sought a court order to stop the publisher of the Mail on Sunday from publicizing the names of five friends who could be witnesses in an ongoing legal dispute, according to a court filing....

 2020-07-09 19:15 

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Smog causes an estimated 49,000 deaths in Beijing, Shanghai in 2020: Tracker...

Air pollution has caused an estimated 49,000 deaths and $23 billion in economic losses in the cities of Beijing and Shanghai alone since Jan. 1, 2020, according to a clean air counter launched by environmental groups on Thursday....

 2020-07-09 19:08 

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David Attenborough in appeal to save charity behind London Zoo...

Veteran broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough has appealed for donations to save the conservation charity behind two leading British zoos, which has been hammered financially by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-09 19:07 

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‘Rapid test is a commercial commodity’: Ombudsman...

The Indonesian Ombudsman has urged the government to review the regulation on COVID-19 rapid tests as there might be price discrepancies between test providers, resulting in people being charged unfair prices for the test....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Codelco unions say nearly 3,000 miners infected by coronavirus, call for enhanced safety...

Unions at Chiles Codelco, the worlds largest copper producer, said on Wednesday that nearly 3,000 workers had been infected with the coronavirus, prompting renewed calls for more safety measures at the companys sprawling operations....

 2020-07-09 18:57 

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Indosat launches digital operation with Ericsson, Huawei...

Indosat said the digital transformation would make its back-end system more sophisticated, allowing better services for its customers in the long run....

 2020-07-09 18:45 

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Mexico posts new case record to overtake Spain, official says virus 'slowing'...

Mexico on Wednesday posted a fresh record for new coronavirus cases reported on a single day, with 6,995 infections, overtaking Spain to register the worlds eighth highest case count, according to a Reuters tally....

 2020-07-09 18:40 

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Aning Katamsi grows her own breed of ‘seriosa’...

The renowned operatic soprano stays true to her roots in Goethes #MusicTalk series....

 2020-07-09 18:38 

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'Glee' actress Naya Rivera missing at California lake, authorities say...

Actress Naya Rivera was missing feared drowned on Wednesday at Lake Piru, California....

 2020-07-09 18:30 

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Powerful passports lose their strength in post-pandemic era...

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the loss of passport privileges for some countries due to rising travel bans and restrictions worldwide....

 2020-07-09 18:30 

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Australia offers safe haven to Hong Kongers...

Australia on Thursday offered pathways to permanent residency for thousands of people from Hong Kong, in a risky challenge to China over its crackdown on dissent in the city....

 2020-07-09 18:29 

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Ministry asks KPK to supervise national economic recovery program...

State-Owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir urges the KPK to monitor the national economic recovery program immediately after it starts....

 2020-07-09 18:27 

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Japanese companies hold firm on investment plans in Indonesia despite drop in sales, production...

The JETRO survey, which illustrates the impact the pandemic has had on more than 350 Japan-based companies operating in Indonesia, shows that due to the pandemic, 80 percent of the companies have seen a decrease in sales, with 37 percent stating their sal...

 2020-07-09 18:27 

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Sibling doctors pass away from COVID-19 shortly after their father succumbs to virus...

Two sibling doctors have recently died of COVID-19 in Semarang, Central Java, shortly after their fathers life was taken by the same disease....

 2020-07-09 18:16 

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As Money Printer Goes Brrr, The Onus Is Now on Bureaucrats to Spend...

Jokowi has been lamenting how slow the ministries and state institutions spend the $48.6 billion stimulus package....

 2020-07-09 18:16 

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Police, Overshadowed by Past Scandals, to Re-Investigate Maria Lumowa...

At least 20 police officers were implicated in bribery charges for their handling of the case in 2003....

 2020-07-09 18:16 

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Indonesia's Coronavirus Cases Hit New Record to Top 70,000...

Daily cases topped 2,000 for the first time, with West Java contributing over 900 cases in a single day....

 2020-07-09 18:15 

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Trump 'bullying' blamed as key impeachment witness quits army...

Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, who provided damning impeachment evidence against President Donald Trump, retired from the US Army on Wednesday after being subjected to a campaign of bullying, intimidation and retaliation, his attorney said....

 2020-07-09 18:11 

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Government pledges to cut red tape to accelerate healthcare spending...

The government has allocated Rp 87.55 trillion from the state budget to strengthen the healthcare system....

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