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 2021-04-02 14:45 

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Myanmar's detained leader Suu Kyi faces another charge...

The lawyer, Min Min Soe, said the charge is related to the indictment of Australian economist Sean Turnell, a former adviser to Suu Kyi, who has been detained for violating the countrys colonial-era official secrets act....

 2021-04-02 14:45 

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Controversial test flight aimed at cooling the planet cancelled...

A team of Harvard scientists had been planning to launch a high-altitude balloon from the Esrange Space Station in the Swedish town of Kiruna, to test whether it could in future carry equipment to release solar radiation-reflecting particles into the Eart...

 2021-04-02 14:30 

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Biden allows Trump ban on temporary foreign workers to expire...

The Democratic president has rolled back some of former President Donald Trumps immigration policies since taking office on Jan. 20 including last month revoking a proclamation that had blocked many immigrant visa applicants from entering the United State...

 2021-04-02 13:49 

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Dutch Prime Minister Rutte censured but survives no-confidence vote...

However, lawmakers narrowly failed to pass a no-confidence motion which would have forced Rutte to resign....

 2021-04-02 12:30 

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Indonesia's manufacturing PMI hits 10 year-high in March...

Indonesias manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) rose to a record-high at 53.2 in March, up by 2.3 points from February. The rise was driven by strong growth in new orders and output....

 2021-04-01 23:15 

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Brexit anger drove John le Carre to Irish citizenship...

He was, by the time he died, an Irish citizen, the novelists son Nick Cornwell told the BBC....

 2021-04-01 22:45 

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Myanmar 'traitors' hounded in online anti-coup campaign...

The country has been in turmoil since the military ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in February and the death toll from the violence has risen past 500 as the junta struggles to quash dissent....

 2021-04-01 21:49 

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Back to drawing board for Germany after North Macedonia fiasco...

Loew, who is stepping down after 15 years in charge at the end of the Euro 2020 tournament which starts in June, had imagined his last six months in charge differently....

 2021-04-01 21:46 

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Facebook revamps feed, aims for more user control...

The change enables users to control and prioritize on what Facebook calls its News Feed, or the main element seen when people log onto Facebook....

 2021-04-01 21:00 

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Global trade volume to rise 8% this year after slump in 2020: WTO...

The Geneva-based international body also forecast the growth of global trade volume to slow to 4 percent in 2022, falling below the pre-pandemic trend....

 2021-04-01 20:30 

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China voices dissatisfaction over Japan's behavior in East China Sea...

China urged Japan to stop all provocations around the uninhabited islands administered by Tokyo but claimed by Beijing in the sea, according to the ministry. The islets are called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China....

 2021-04-01 20:30 

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Inflation stays low in March, but consumables prices rise nearing Ramadan...

Indonesias annual inflation rate in March stood at 1.37 percent and the monthly rate at 0.08 percent, both lower than the previous month and the same month last year....

 2021-04-01 19:48 

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Why we should fight trade circumvention...

Aside from affecting import revenue, trade circumvention also affects Indonesias export commodities....

 2021-04-01 19:29 

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Asian markets rally after Biden unveils roads and bridges plan...

The US president said his much-anticipated new package will see a once-in-a-generation investment of more than $2 trillion in transportation, telecoms and energy infrastructure while creating millions of jobs....

 2021-04-01 19:22 

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India to join French-led naval exercise with other Quad nations...

La Perouse will be held on April 5-7, less than a month after Japan, the United States, Australia and India -- four major democracies in the Indo-Pacific region -- held their first summit meeting by videoconference....

 2021-04-01 18:44 

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Republican leader resists pressure to punish Trump ally Matt Gaetz...

Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said he would not strip Representative Matt Gaetz of his committee assignments absent proof that he has engaged in wrongdoing, as Democrats have demanded....

 2021-04-01 18:40 

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Indosat Ooredoo sells 4,200 towers worth $750m to Edge Point ...

Indonesias third-largest telco firm sold the towers to raise capital in expanding its 4G network amid tightening market competition....

 2021-04-01 18:15 

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Firefighters extinguish days-long West Java oil refinery inferno...

Crews blasted fire-suppressing foam to quench the flames at two storage tankers after the inferno seriously injured at least six people early Monday....

 2021-04-01 17:45 

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Thailand 'gravely troubled' by Myanmar killings, urges end to violence...

In some of the strongest comments yet by Myanmars neighbour, foreign ministry spokesman Tanee Sangrat told a news conference Thailand called for a de-escalation of the situation, an end to violence and the further release of detainees....

 2021-04-01 17:41 

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Jasa Marga profit slumps 77% in 2020 due to PSBB, ahead of 2021 'mudik' ban...

Following a 77.37 percent decline in its 2020 net profit, attributed primarily to COVID-19 and attendant restrictions, the countrys leading toll road operator may see another dip in toll road revenue this year as the government renews the mudik ban over I...

 2021-04-01 17:20 

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Netflix, 'Lupin' and EU rules spark a TV revolution...

But, in a devilish twist worthy of the gentleman thief himself, the leap forward for European productions comes thanks to Netflix, a quintessentially American success story....

 2021-04-01 16:50 

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Newly developed Trinity Tower to open for business in second quarter...

The developer of Trinity Tower has announced that the multistorey commercial property in Kuningan, South Jakarta, will open for business in the second quarter of the year....

 2021-04-01 16:28 

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IS sympathiser behind police headquarters attack: official...

The country has been on high alert in recent days after two suicide bombers -- alleged members of a pro-IS extremist group -- blew themselves up at a church in Makassar city on Sulawesi island, wounding about 20 people....

 2021-04-01 16:01 

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Four reported dead, 2 wounded in mass shooting south of Los Angeles...

Few official details of the violence in the city south of Los Angeles were immediately available, but the Los Angeles City News Service (CNS) and television station KNBC-TV reported that in addition to the four dead, two people were wounded by gunfire....

 2021-04-01 15:15 

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China seeks 'democratic transition', but no sanctions, on Myanmar...

China hopes that Myanmar will restore peace, stability and constitutional order as early as possible and continue to steadily advance democratic transition, Ambassador Zhang Jun told the closed-door meeting, according to a statement....

 2021-04-01 14:59 

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Asia's factory recovery picks up but cost pressures emerge...

A series of upbeat factory surveys released on Thursday reinforce market optimism that vaccine rollouts, as well as strong growth in global powerhouses like the United States and China, will help economies emerge from their sharp downturns of 2020....

 2021-04-01 14:40 

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'How embarrassing': Germany suffer first World Cup qualifying loss in 20 years...

The disappointment is huge, said a crest-fallen Loew after the final whistle in Duisburg on Wednesday....

 2021-04-01 14:26 

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No severe disruption to Indonesia trade from Suez backlog, but shipping concerns loom...

The shipping backlog and the alternative route that some operators have chosen, around South Africas Cape of Good Hope, are expected to raise fuel costs....

 2021-04-01 14:15 

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'Bloodbath' is imminent in Myanmar: UN envoy...

Schraner Burgener told a closed session of the 15-member council that the military that seized power in Myanmar on Feb. 1 was not capable of managing the country, and warned the situation on the ground would only worsen, according to comments shared with ...

 2021-04-01 13:53 

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Pfizer says its vaccine 100 percent effective for children aged 12-15...

Currently, the vaccine developed by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech SE is approved for use in individuals aged 16 and older....

 2021-04-01 07:42 

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Myanmar: Will Indonesia’s pleas to China, Japan and the US be heard?...

For Indonesia, Myanmar becoming a Southeast Asian Syria or Afghanistan would be a nightmare, leaving its leadership of ASEAN the linchpin of Jakartas strategic outlook effectively in tatters....

 2021-04-01 02:26 

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Four top ASEAN diplomats head to China as Myanmar unrest boils over...

China seeks to strengthen relations with ASEAN by inviting top diplomats from four nations to visit State Counsellor Wang Yi this week, as the incoming ASEAN-China dialogue coordinator, Myanmar, wrestles with social upheaval in the aftermath of the Feb. 1...

 2021-03-31 23:39 

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KNKT finds cockpit voice recorder, rekindles hope for uncovering cause of Sriwijaya Air crash...

Indonesias transportation safety agency has recovered the cockpit voice recorder of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182, which authorities are hoping contain data that could help them uncover the cause of the crash that occurred in January....

 2021-03-31 23:32 

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Shootout reported at National Police headquarters...

Officers shot and killed a person who entered the National Police headquarters in Jakarta on Wednesday afternoon, local media said, in what the authorities described as a suspected terror attack....

 2021-03-31 23:30 

Jakarta Post

Coldplay, Haim to play Glastonbury livestream concert...

The five-hour show will take place on May 22 and be filmed across the festivals Worthy Farm site in southwest England, from spots such as the Pyramid Field and the Stone Circle....

 2021-03-31 22:46 

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Pertamina's ONWJ block cuts supply to gutted Balongan refinery for a week: SKK Migas...

The upstream industry regulator has announced an emergency stoppage of the ONWJ blocks oil and gas supply to the Balongan refinery, where two tanks were still on fire as of Wednesday morning....

 2021-03-31 21:45 

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Australia to build own missiles in collaboration with US...

The project called the Sovereign Guided Weapons Enterprise would support missile and guided weapons manufacturing for use across the Australian Defence Force, as a part of the governments 10-year investment into the nations defense industry....

 2021-03-31 21:20 

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Japan sees earliest cherry blossoms on record as climate warms...

In the ancient capital of Kyoto, cherry blossoms hit their peak on March 26 -- 10 days sooner than average and the earliest since the government started taking records in 1953....

 2021-03-31 20:50 

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Nissin Foods' Cupnoodles Museum opens in Hong Kong...

The Cupnoodles Museum Hong Kong, opened Tuesday by a local subsidiary of Nissin Foods Holdings Co. in the busy Tsim Sha Tsui area of Kowloon, is designed to be a new tourist attraction with three factories to experience the production of Cup Noodles, Dema...

 2021-03-31 19:43 

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Calling Papuan armed groups terrorists won't solve unrest: Watchdogs...

Rights groups have pushed back against a government plan to designate armed criminal groups in Papua as terrorists, arguing that doing so would do little to break the cycle of violence in the region....

 2021-03-31 19:42 

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Assault of 'Tempo' journalist raises fresh concerns about press freedom ...

While violence against journalists is nothing new in Indonesia, an annual report by LBH Pers showed a spike in cases throughout the pandemic in 2020, with most of the cases involving police brutality....

 2021-03-31 18:30 

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New airport opens in C. Kalimantan to support connectivity, food estate...

The airport has replaced Beringin Airport, which was closed in September 2020 because it was hemmed in by developed land on all sides, preventing its expansion....

 2021-03-31 18:05 

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Borisov comet 'most pristine' object from outer space seen in Solar System...

Pristine, in astronomical terms, describes a comet that has never passed close enough to a star to be transformed by its searing heat....

 2021-03-31 18:03 

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Don Aretino imbues fashion creations with narrative identity...

The Berlin-based fashion designer explores self-identity, religion and gender politics in his collections, which have caught the eye of celebrities like Jared Leto and Agnes Mo....

 2021-03-31 17:31 

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Construction SOEs set high targets for new contracts in 2021...

This year, I estimate that the performance of each issuer will be better than 2020. But I think their performance still will not exceed their performance in 2019, which is the heyday of the construction sector, Artha Sekuritas Indonesia analyst Dennies Ch...

 2021-03-31 17:02 

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Australia misses vaccine target as concerns grow over slow rollout...

Largely coronavirus-free Australia has been heralded globally as a pandemic success story, but it is one of the few rich nations to have an extremely limited vaccination rollout....

 2021-03-31 16:30 

Jakarta Post

Southgate warns England to fear Poland despite Lewandowski absence...

Gareth Southgate has warned England not to underestimate Poland in Wednesdays World Cup qualifier after Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski was ruled out with a knee injury....

 2021-03-31 16:25 

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Reset to rivalry: China and the West drift further apart...

The mood music ahead of the mid-March meeting in the Alaskan town of Anchorage between the two countries top diplomats was upbeat, but their meeting quickly collapsed into mud-slinging in a pattern that has not let up since....

 2021-03-31 16:00 

Jakarta Post

Bayern's Lewandowski out for four weeks, to miss PSG tie...

Robert Lewandowski will miss both legs of holders Bayern Munichs Champions League quarter-final against Paris Saint-Germain after being ruled out for nearly a month with a knee injury, the Bundesliga giants said Tuesday....

 2021-03-31 15:55 

Jakarta Post

Crashed Sriwijaya Air passenger jet's cockpit voice recorder found: ministry...

Officials said a press briefing regarding the discovery of the Cockpit Voice Recorder from the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 would be held later Wednesday morning....

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