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 2020-04-02 16:30 

Jakarta Post

On brink of coronavirus crisis, Japan PM offers masks, gets social media roasting...

Abes offer of masks - two per household - came the day after experts had warned Japan was on the brink of a medical crisis as cases rose around the nation, especially in Tokyo....

 2020-04-02 16:25 

Jakarta Post

Govt carries on with haj prep, claiming haj 'cancellation' a case of lost in translation...

Despite media around the world reporting a real possibility that Saudi Arabia could cancel the haj as it grapples with the COVID-19 outbreak, Jakarta has brushed this off as a misinterpretation of Riyadhs original statement in Arabic....

 2020-04-02 16:24 

Jakarta Post

JAL executives to take 10% pay cut as coronavirus weighs on business...

Japan Airlines Co. executives will voluntarily take a 10 percent cut in monthly remuneration from April to June as a cost-cutting measure after the global coronavirus pandemic forced it to sharply reduce flights, a source close to the matter said Thursday...

 2020-04-02 16:15 

Antara News

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Papua's COVID-19 patients rise to 13 - ANTARA News...

Two more persons were diagnosed with the coronavirus in Papua province on Thursday, bringing the number of COVID-19 patients in the easternmost Indonesian ......

 2020-04-02 16:05 

Jakarta Post

Coronavirus can spread one to three days before symptoms appear: CDC study...

People infected with the novel coronavirus can transmit the infection one-to-three days before symptoms start to appear....

 2020-04-02 16:03 

Jakarta Post

Non-coronavirus patients grow wary as hospital crisis looms...

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, non-coronavirus patients are worried about getting sidelined, while fearing that visiting hospitals might expose them to the highly contagious disease....

 2020-04-02 16:01 

Jakarta Post

Israel's health minister diagnosed with coronavirus...

Israels health minister and his wife were diagnosed with coronavirus and are in isolation following guidelines, the health ministry said on Thursday....

 2020-04-02 15:57 

Jakarta Post

Inflation stable in March but COVID-19 risks loom over outlook: Economists...

Indonesia recorded a benign inflation rate in March as the governments measures to maintain food prices remain in check but the COVID-19 pandemic poses risks to this years outlook, economists have said....

 2020-04-02 15:53 

Jakarta Post

China's Shenzhen bans the eating of cats and dogs after coronavirus...

The Chinese city of Shenzhen has banned the eating of dogs and cats as part of a wider clampdown on the wildlife trade since the emergence of the new coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 15:37 

Jakarta Post

House to resume deliberating KUHP bill amid pandemic...

The legislature has cited the governments early release policy, issued as part of the measures to combat the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia, as its reason for attempting to push through the two contentious bills during the public health emergency....

 2020-04-02 15:35 

Jakarta Post

'Shoot them dead' - Philippine leader says won't tolerate lockdown violators...

My orders to the police and military ... if there is trouble and theres an occasion that they fight back and your lives are in danger, shoot them dead....

 2020-04-02 15:34 

Antara News

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East Java coronavirus case count unchanged at 103 - ANTARA News...

East Java Governor Khofifah Indar Parawansa informed the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the province remained unchanged at 103 on Thursday, with no ......

 2020-04-02 15:18 

Antara News

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33 charged with hoarding masks, hand sanitizers - ANTARA News...

Police have filed charges against 33 persons suspected of hoarding masks and hand sanitizers for selling them at higher prices amid a nationwide shortage due ......

 2020-04-02 15:13 

Antara News

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Jakarta governor seeks government support to expand COVID-19 testing - ANTARA News...

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has sought the central government's support to increase COVID-19 testing, including both rapid and swab tests, in the ......

 2020-04-02 15:11 

Jakarta Post

South Korea's coronavirus crackdown a boon for Moon ahead of polls...

South Koreas fierce battle against the coronavirus has turned the pandemic into an unlikely boon for President Moon Jae-in and his ruling party as campaign season kicks off on Thursday ahead of parliamentary elections on April 15....

 2020-04-02 15:06 

Jakarta Post

Almost all bets are off: Casino capitals Macau, Las Vegas slammed by virus...

The global business of gambling - which thrives on air travel and large groups of people in close proximity - is one of the hardest hit as the world goes into lockdown....

 2020-04-02 15:02 

Jakarta Post

TaniHub Group raises $17m to expand services to 100,000 farmers by 2021...

TaniHubs new investment, which is an extension round of its Series A funding, brings the total equity funding raised by the company to $29 million since 2016....

 2020-04-02 15:01 

Jakarta Post

Florida beach ravers tie with Trump for 'most foolish' during pandemic...

US students who defied coronavirus warnings to keep partying on Florida beaches during their spring break have been crowned the years most foolish Americans in a new survey -- tied with President Donald Trump....

 2020-04-02 14:53 

Jakarta Post

Pentagon looking to provide up to 100,000 body bags for civilians in virus outbreak...

The Pentagon is looking to provide up to 100,000 body bags for use by civilian authorities as the coronavirus outbreak worsens in the United States with a high death toll expected in coming weeks....

 2020-04-02 14:43 

Jakarta Post

Potential bidders for 2027 Asian Cup get more time...

In the light of the coronavirus pandemic, the AFC has decided to extend the deadline for expressions of interest from March 31 to June 30....

 2020-04-02 14:27 

Jakarta Post

Australia starts putting time limits on 'draconian' virus measures...

When is the turn-off period for these orders? It is 90 days....

 2020-04-02 14:25 

Jakarta Post

Russian plane with coronavirus medical gear lands in US after Trump-Putin call...

Moscow hopes US will reciprocate if needed....

 2020-04-02 14:06 

Jakarta Post

UK man jailed for six months for 'virus' police cough...

I hope the sentence today conveys a strong message that it will not be tolerated....

 2020-04-02 14:06 

Jakarta Post

Samin Nosrat has launched a podcast for pantry cooking...

Samin Nosrat has launched a podcast about home cooking just in time for the worldwide quarantine....

 2020-04-02 13:59 

Antara News

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MHPS: World’s most efficient power plant is synced to the grid and operating at full load, ahead of schedule - ANTARA News...

- Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has begun commissioning of T-Point 2, its new combined cycle power plant validation facility at Takasago Works ......

 2020-04-02 13:49 

Jakarta Post

Jordan NBA documentary finished early for April debut...

A 10-part documentary series on retired NBA legend Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls dynasty has been finished early for an April release to US and worldwide audiences, presenters announced Tuesday....

 2020-04-02 13:48 

Antara News

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COVID-19: Malaysia repatriates 160 citizens from Sumatra - ANTARA News...

Malaysia has repatriated 160 Malaysian nationals from Sumatra Island in wake of the coronavirus outbreak."The repatriation of the Malaysian citizens ......

 2020-04-02 13:40 

Jakarta Post

Climate summit in Glasgow postponed to 2021 because of coronavirus pandemic...

Officials working to agree new dates....

 2020-04-02 13:35 

Jakarta Post

Global virus cases near million as US records youngest death...

A six-week-old baby died of COVID-19 and global agencies warned of food shortages as coronavirus infections around the world neared one million Wednesday....

 2020-04-02 13:31 

Jakarta Post

Indonesian beauty brands aid medical workers...

Joining the many individuals, communities and organizations who have launched initiatives to support medical workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, several Indonesian beauty companies have followed suit....

 2020-04-02 13:17 

Jakarta Post

Saudi oil supply hits record as price war rages...

State giant Aramco offering 18.8 million barrels on a single day despite a global supply glut as a price war rages with Russia....

 2020-04-02 13:02 

Jakarta Post

Health experts call virus pandemic a window into future climate threats...

The coronavirus pandemic is a preview of the types of global health threats that will emerge as the planet becomes hotter, and how it is tackled has implications for dealing with climate threats as well....

 2020-04-02 12:56 

Jakarta Post

Bolsonaro, Trump talk coronavirus help as Brazil cases rise sharply...

Presidents Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday discussed cooperation between the two countries in the fight against coronavirus, as Brazils health minister warned that infection rates and lack of medical supplies were a big concern....

 2020-04-02 12:53 

Antara News

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ANTARA's top 10 Korean romantic comedy shows to binge-watch - ANTARA News...

Romantic comedies, or rom-coms, are a sub-genre of comedy and slice-of-life fiction, focusing on lighthearted, humorous plot lines centered on romantic ideas ......

 2020-04-02 12:35 

Jakarta Post

Asian stocks slip as global recession looms...

Stocks on Wall Street fell more than 4 percent as the warning of a potentially massive death toll and growing evidence of a deep economic downturn reinforced expectations that corporate results will suffer in the first quarter....

 2020-04-02 12:15 

Antara News

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191 Indonesians test positive for COVID-19 abroad: Foreign Ministry - ANTARA News...

As many as 191 Indonesians have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) abroad as of 10 a.m. local time on Thursday, according to the Foreign ......

 2020-04-02 12:06 

Jakarta Post

Hit the treadmill and go on a virtual walking tour of Paris, New York and Dubai...

There is perhaps no better time to discover a YouTube phenomenon of virtual walking tours than now....

 2020-04-02 12:01 

Antara News

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Reprimand regions closing off roads: President tells Home Minister - ANTARA News...

President Joko Widodo on Thursday urged Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian to admonish heads of those regions that have closed roads in wake of the ......

 2020-04-02 11:57 

Jakarta Post

Bold response to COVID-19...

We are truly in a crisis now and, like in most other countries, the Jokowi administration must act decisively while expanding its economic role because right now only the government can save the economy and maintain stability to prevent a total collapse....

 2020-04-02 11:54 

Antara News

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Indonesian workers arriving from Malaysia put under surveillance: govt - ANTARA News...

More than 4,000 Indonesian migrant workers who have arrived in Riau Province from Malaysia have been placed under surveillance as the neighboring ......

 2020-04-02 11:39 

Antara News

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Indonesian government urges people to not embark on...

Indonesia's government decided to not ban "mudik" though strongly requested citizens, especially Jakarta's residents, to not return to ......

 2020-04-02 11:36 

Jakarta Post

Public donations for COVID-19 task force in Indonesia top Rp 66.5b...

We are grateful that the community, both as individuals and groups, has donated more than Rp 66.5 billion to date to the COVID-19 task forces account in order to deal with this problem comprehensively, Yurianto said at a press conference on Wednesday....

 2020-04-02 11:35 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia accelerates tax reforms, cuts corporate income tax in COVID-19 playbook...

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said the government expected a 10 percent drop in tax revenue this year as a result of incentives for businesses to help them cope with COVID-19 and reduced non-tax revenue on account of falling commodity prices....

 2020-04-02 11:31 

Antara News

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Government ensures availability of food commodities for Ramadhan - ANTARA News...

The government has ensured the availability of 11 food commodities by securing its supply, distribution, and price stability for the upcoming Ramadhan fasting ......

 2020-04-02 11:27 

Antara News

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Ministry readies strategies to intensify plantation exports - ANTARA News...

The Agriculture Ministry has come up with some strategies to boost Indonesia's exports of plantation commodities amid the COVID-19 pandemic and sought an ......

 2020-04-02 11:07 

Jakarta Post

In an African forest, a fight to save the endangered pangolin...

Today, the worlds pangolin species are listed as either vulnerable or critically endangered. The pangolin is considered the most-trafficked animal on the planet -- the victim of mass poaching for bushmeat and sales of its scales....

 2020-04-02 10:20 

Jakarta Post

Tommy the robot nurse helps keep Italy doctors safe from coronavirus...

Tommy, one of six new robots helping flesh-and-blood doctors and nurses care for coronavirus patients at the Circolo Hospital in Varese, a city in the northern Lombardy region that is the epicenter of the outbreak in Italy....

 2020-04-02 10:18 

Antara News

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AP I offers virtual customer service at its 12 airports - ANTARA News...

State-run airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) is offering virtual customer service at 12 airports under its management as part of its endeavors to ......

 2020-04-02 10:09 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jakarta Emergency Hospital treats 449 COVID-19 positive inpatients - ANTARA News...

The number of inpatients testing positive for COVID-19 at the Wisma Atlet Emergency Hospital located in Kemayoran, here, burgeoned to 449 as of Thursday, from ......

 2020-04-02 10:08 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia to start using TB testing kits for COVID-19 this week...

As the number of coronavirus cases and deaths rises in Indonesia, the government says it will use modified diagnostics test kits for tuberculosis available at more than 132 hospitals and public health centers for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by the ...

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