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 2021-05-19 03:13 

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Epic film restoration for 7-hour Napoleon classic...

A team has spent 12 years recreating the original seven-hour cut of the epic tale of Napoleons early years....

 2021-05-19 01:06 

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Disagreements plague disaster management bill...

The government and the House of Representatives are still at odds about the role that the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) would play in the natural disaster bill that is currently being deliberated....

 2021-05-19 00:53 

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Private vaccination begins as state-led rollout slows...

Indonesias private vaccination scheme got underway on Tuesday at the Jababeka industrial park in Bekasi, West Java, with nearly 23,000 companies employing some 10 million people set to participate....

 2021-05-19 00:00 

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Notre-Dame's square closed over lead pollution risks...

The square in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris has been closed to the public after tests again revealed high concentrations of toxic lead particles....

 2021-05-18 21:30 

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Dutch slavery exhibition confronts brutal past...

Dutch national Rijksmuseum opens a landmark exhibition on slavery highlighting the Netherlands dark colonial past....

 2021-05-18 20:12 

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Still gliding: My Bloody Valentine's Shields talks new albums, Southeast Asian sounds...

MBV frontman Kevin Shields speaks to The Jakarta Post about the bands genre-defining legacy, new experimentation and what theyve got coming this year and next....

 2021-05-18 20:00 

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China skyscraper wobbles, spreading panic in downtown Shenzhen...

Emergency management officials are investigating what caused the near 300-metre high SEG Plaza in Shenzhens Futian district to wobble, according to a post on the Twitter-like Weibo....

 2021-05-18 19:50 

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Biden releases tax return, restoring tradition Trump broke...

Presidents have traditionally made public their annual tax returns, which detail sources of income and taxes paid, in the name of transparency....

 2021-05-18 19:30 

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Should Spotify payments go to artists you actually listen to?...

Streaming companies such as Spotify and Deezer are credited with rescuing the music industry from piracy, but while label executives rejoice in billion-dollar revenues, even top-level artists are struggling to survive....

 2021-05-18 18:50 

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US state requires death row inmates to choose electric chair or firing squad...

This weekend, I signed legislation into law that will allow the state to carry out a death sentence. The families and loved ones of victims are owed closure and justice by law. Now, we can provide it, Governor Henry McMaster said on Twitter....

 2021-05-18 18:27 

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Duterte bans Philippines ministers from speaking on South China Sea...

Tensions between Manila and Beijing over the waterway -- which China claims almost entirely -- flared in March after hundreds of Chinese boats were spotted inside the Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone....

 2021-05-18 17:35 

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Biden tells Netanyahu he supports a ceasefire in Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

The President expressed his support for a ceasefire and discussed US engagement with Egypt and other partners towards that end, the White House said in a statement, quoted by Reuters....

 2021-05-18 16:53 

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Breaking taboos: Arab podcasts talk sex...

Porn, masturbation and anal sex: taboo-breaking podcasts for Arab audiences are shattering the silence that has stymied sex education at home and in the classroom....

 2021-05-18 16:51 

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Private vaccination scheme begins at Jababeka...

Indonesia kicked off its private COVID-19 vaccination program on Tuesday at the Jababeka industrial estate in Bekasi, West Java, where a number of labor-intensive companies have signed employees up for the jab....

 2021-05-18 16:31 

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Fake Elon Musk giveaway featured in cryptocurrency scams: US FTC...

In one type of scam, people are told that if they give a certain amount of crytocurrency to a celebrity they will get more back....

 2021-05-18 16:10 

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Argentina suspends beef exports for 30 days...

As a consequence of the sustained increase of the price of beef on the domestic market, the government decided to implement a set of measures aimed at regulating the sector, restricting speculative practices and avoiding tax evasion in foreign trade. Duri...

 2021-05-18 15:35 

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Monster cyclone batters Covid-stricken India's west coast...

Cyclone Tauktae battered swathes of the vast nation, sending huge waves crashing onto its shores, turning streets into rivers and forcing hundreds of thousands of people to flee....

 2021-05-18 15:30 

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Switzerland is most likely venue for Putin-Biden summit...

Biden, who in March said he thought Putin was a killer, prompting Moscow to recall its ambassador to Washington for consultations, has said he would like to hold talks with Putin during a planned trip to Europe next month....

 2021-05-18 14:55 

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Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble postponed, again...

The two governments will continue to closely monitor the epidemic situation in both places, including the effectiveness of the enhanced anti-epidemic measures introduced by the Singapore government, a Hong Kong government spokesman said in a statement....

 2021-05-18 14:35 

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US military chief warns Israel-Palestinian conflict destabilising 'beyond Gaza'...

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, speaking to journalists while flying to Brussels for a NATO meeting, urged both sides in the conflict to de-escalate, echoing comments from President Joe Biden, who has said he backs a ceasefire....

 2021-05-18 14:10 

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US to share 20 million more coronavirus vaccine doses with world...

The administration of President Joe Biden announced in late April that it will share its stock of 60 million doses of AstraZenecas coronavirus vaccine, which is yet to be authorized in the United States. But Biden said his country has now decided to share...

 2021-05-18 13:42 

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Pop star Ariana Grande gets married...

It was tiny and intimate — less than 20 people. The room was so happy and full of love, a representative for 27-year-old Grande told People magazine, which confirmed a report from TMZ....

 2021-05-18 13:40 

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Civic test should not be used to dismiss KPK employees: Jokowi...

President Joko Jokowi Widodo has called for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) commissioners, the Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister and the National Civil Service Agency (BKN) to help the commission employees who failed to pass the ...

 2021-05-18 12:34 

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Under pressure, Biden works for ceasefire in Israel-Palestine violence...

Biden is facing growing pressure from lawmakers in his own Democratic Party to play a more vocal role, but U.S. officials say he and his team have opted for a quieter effort, talking with Israeli officials and U.S. allies in the Arab world....

 2021-05-18 07:43 

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At 74, Megawati needs to choose son or daughter as successor...

So far the most realistic alternatives are Puan or Prananda....

 2021-05-18 05:44 

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Climate change sectors heat up...

Overall, we are seeing real momentum behind the global push to tackle carbon emissions as many nations set out targets to reduce their carbon footprint or reach net zero....

 2021-05-18 05:22 

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Council of despair?...

It is this great power rivalry that has increasingly gotten in the way of the UNSC getting anything done....

 2021-05-18 00:45 

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Blinken urges Israel and Palestinians to 'protect civilians' and children...

Well continue to conduct intensive diplomacy to bring this current cycle of violence to an end and we are ready to lend support, if the parties seek a ceasefire, Blinken told a press conference in Copenhagen....

 2021-05-17 23:48 

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Gojek-Tokopedia merger to boost RI's place in regional digital economy...

The two companies have been facing tight competition from Shopee and Grab but the recent merger, alongside reported plans of an IPO, is expected to boost GoTos presence in the Southeast Asian digital economy....

 2021-05-17 23:45 

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WarnerMedia and Discovery to merge, forming streaming giant...

When the deal is finalized, AT&T will receive $43 billion and AT&Ts shareholders will take stock representing 71 percent of the new company, with Discovery shareholders owning 29 percent....

 2021-05-17 22:54 

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Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine works for now, Health Ministry says...

Researchers say that more data is needed to determine how long the Chinese-made vaccine can protect people against the coronavirus amid a global rise in infections driven by mutated variants of the disease....

 2021-05-17 22:30 

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Dubai allows sports and music events, with vaccine...

The emirate opened its doors to tourism in July last year, but has maintained strict policies on social distancing and wearing masks, alongside an energetic vaccination campaign....

 2021-05-17 21:59 

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Thailand virus cases soar with prison clusters...

The kingdoms Covid-19 task force reported 9,635 new cases, 6,853 of which were among prisoners....

 2021-05-17 21:15 

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Israeli striker courts controversy with A-League goal celebrations...

The Wellington forward netted a double at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium and showed his support for his home nation amid the most serious hostilities in years with Hamas Islamists who rule Gaza....

 2021-05-17 20:32 

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'Wayang uwuh': Using trash to preserve tradition and save the planet...

A Yogyakarta craftsman has given life to his dual passion of cultural and environmental conservation in wayang uwuh: shadow puppets he makes out of recycled materials....

 2021-05-17 20:15 

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Majority of Japanese say Tokyo Olympics should be canceled: polls...

The two-day nationwide telephone survey conducted from Saturday also found that 25.2 percent said the games must be held without spectators, while 12.6 percent favor holding the global sporting event with a limited number of spectators....

 2021-05-17 19:00 

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Singapore warns new virus strains infecting more children, shuts schools...

The government has been tightening restrictions following a recent rise in local transmissions after months of near-zero cases....

 2021-05-17 18:54 

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Music royalty rule: Will it really benefit creators and artists?...

Musicians and composers are divided about Indonesias new music royalty regulation. While some see it as a breath of fresh air that promises peace of mind and a steady source of income, others feel its simply an attempt by the industry elite to bag one las...

 2021-05-17 18:51 

Jakarta Post

Unlicensed P2P lending offers fast cash at price of privacy...

Shady P2P lending services often provide quick loans in exchange for the users personal data, which is often misused by debt collectors to claw back funds....

 2021-05-17 18:40 

Jakarta Post

Gojek, Tokopedia merge to form GoTo Group...

The long-awaited merger of Gojek and Tokopedia has been finalized with the establishment of GoTo Group, announced on Monday. The new entity is Indonesias highest-valued start-up at an estimated US$18 billion....

 2021-05-17 18:30 

Jakarta Post

UN General Assembly to consider call for Myanmar arms embargo...

Unlike Security Council resolutions, General Assembly resolutions are non-binding but carry strong political significance....

 2021-05-17 18:29 

Jakarta Post

Bengal tiger found unharmed after week missing in Texas...

A Bengal tiger last seen a week ago roaming the lawns of suburban Houston and terrifying locals has been found unharmed and was moved Sunday to an animal sanctuary, police said....

 2021-05-17 18:00 

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'Through the looking glass': How conspiracy theories wreck lives...

Some call conspiracy theories the evil of the century. Others say they are a reflection of a world starved of meaning. Either way, they are spreading fast on the internet, with very real consequences offline....

 2021-05-17 17:25 

Jakarta Post

Myanmar's 2020 election reflected people's will, monitoring group says...

The Feb. 1 coup cut short a decade of tentative democratic reforms and led to the arrest of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party had swept the Nov. 8 election....

 2021-05-17 16:43 

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Thai economy shrinks 2.6% in first quarter...

The kingdom last year suffered its worst full-year performance since the Asian financial crisis of 1997 with a 6.1 percent contraction....

 2021-05-17 16:30 

Jakarta Post

Australian Open staying in Melbourne in 2022, says director...

State broadcaster ABC reported on Monday a government forecast that Australias borders would be closed until mid-2022 could force the relocation of the tournament to Dubai or Doha as players would not be prepared to undergo quarantine again....

 2021-05-17 15:45 

Jakarta Post

China's industrial output growth slows in April, retail sales miss forecasts...

Industrial production grew 9.8 percent in April from a year ago, slower than the 14.1 percent surge in March, National Bureau of Statistics data showed on Monday, but matching a consensus forecast by analysts from a Reuters poll....

 2021-05-17 15:25 

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Miss Mexico crowned Miss Universe 2021...

Sunday night marked the Miss Universe competitions return to television, after the pageant was cancelled in 2020 for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-05-17 15:24 

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Iraqis find escape, success on a virtual battleground...

The mobile version of the videogame PUBG has become so popular in Iraq, where 60 percent of the 40-million-strong population is under 25, that the countrys youth have been dubbed the PUBG generation....

 2021-05-17 14:50 

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At Miss Universe pageant, Myanmar's contestant pleads...

Our people are dying and being shot by the military every day, she said in a video message for the competition, where she was appearing in the finals at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida....

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