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 2021-04-29 21:36 

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US Senate confirms former Obama aide to head USAID...

Power, who was nominated by President Joe Biden, was confirmed in a bipartisan vote of 68-26....

 2021-04-29 20:59 

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Japan to introduce 'vaccine passports' for international travel...

The passports are expected to be in the form of a smartphone app, with travelers scanning QR codes at airports before boarding flights or when entering the country....

 2021-04-29 20:49 

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[Discourse] EU looks for common interest in Indo-Pacific: Envoy...

The Jakarta Posts Dian Septiari spoke with EU Ambassador to Indonesia Vincent Piket about the blocs recently announced Indo-Pacific strategy, as well as other bilateral and regional issues....

 2021-04-29 20:45 

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Sri Mulyani sets sights on 6% GDP growth by 2023 through reform...

The Finance Minister said structural reform, in part through the Jobs Creation Law, could accelerate Indonesias economic growth to above 6 percent by 2023 without putting additional pressure on the state budget....

 2021-04-29 20:32 

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Authorities hunt down Jakarta ‘land mafia’...

Authorities are stepping up efforts to crack down on organized land fraud and theft in Jakarta, crimes that have cost the city hundreds of billions of rupiah and robbed many people of their land rights....

 2021-04-29 20:31 

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German ex-footballer Metzelder in dock on child porn charges...

The former Germany and Real Madrid defender, 40, is in the dock at a district court in the western city of Duesseldorf accused of possessing and distributing illicit images of minors....

 2021-04-29 20:10 

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Philippines' Duterte refuses to stop South China Sea patrols...

Tensions over the sea -- which China claims almost entirely -- have spiked as Beijing refuses to pull out vessels from the Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone and Manila steps up maritime patrols....

 2021-04-29 19:45 

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Ma'ruf urges Quranic students to be changemakers...

As the IIQ marked its 44th anniversary, the Vice President urged the institutes current and former students to use their Quranic knowledge to help develop the nation....

 2021-04-29 18:53 

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Indonesia declares Papuan rebels terrorists...

The Indonesian government announced an updated list of terror groups on Thursday, with the notable addition of armed criminal groups (KKB) in Papua, following the death of a regional intelligence chief in a confrontation with members of a fragmented separ...

 2021-04-29 18:52 

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Farming pot abroad: The Indonesians living overseas as marijuana farmers...

A growing number of Indonesians have found a career in farming marijuana -- just not in their home country...

 2021-04-29 18:24 

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New Luwansa hotel finally opens in Manado...

After a delay of nearly eight months due to COVID-19, Santini Group has opened the doors to its first hotel property in the North Sulawesi capital....

 2021-04-29 17:45 

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Japan universities develop speedier analysis of coronavirus mutations...

Researchers say they hope the system will expedite the development of novel therapeutics and preventative measures for COVID-19. The virus has claimed more than 3.10 million lives worldwide as of late April, according to data from Johns Hopkins University...

 2021-04-29 17:23 

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FPI heavyweight Munarman arrested over terrorism allegations...

The close aide of Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab has been arrested by the National Police for alleged involvement in recent terror attacks....

 2021-04-29 17:05 

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China launches first module for new space station...

Billions of dollars have been poured into space exploration as China seeks to reflect its rising global stature and growing technological might, following in the footsteps of the United States, Russia and Europe....

 2021-04-29 16:50 

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Lia Aminuddin: Return to Eden (part two)...

In the second part of our series on Lia Eden, we discuss the cult leaders complex legacy. To some, she separated families and duped gullible followers. But to others, she was a cause clbre and spiritual trailblazer....

 2021-04-29 16:45 

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India posts another spike in Covid-19 deaths...

The country has now seen 204,832 deaths in total from the coronavirus pandemic, although many experts suspect that the true toll is higher....

 2021-04-29 16:20 

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Boeing reports another loss, says 2021 'inflection point'...

The aerospace giant, which has been in crisis mode since March 2019 when regulators grounded the MAX for 20 months, reported a $537 million loss in the first quarter, its sixth quarter in a row in the red....

 2021-04-29 15:40 

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Two Myanmar air bases come under attack: reports...

The attacks come after three months of turmoil in Myanmar triggered by a Feb. 1 military coup. There was no claim of responsibility or any confirmation of any casualties in the attacks. A military spokesman did not answer calls seeking comment....

 2021-04-29 15:10 

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Apple, Facebook deliver more blockbuster profits for tech...

The two Silicon Valley giants reported profits that essentially doubled, with Apple earning more than $23.6 billion and Facebook some $9.5 billion in the first three months of the year....

 2021-04-29 14:30 

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Stressing diplomacy, Biden says not seeking conflict with China, Russia...

Biden nonetheless pledged to be firm against both powers and pointed to Chinas growing strength to promote massive investments at home....

 2021-04-29 14:15 

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Thai PM granted sweeping powers to curb Covid...

The country is struggling to contain a third wave that has seen a jump of more than 32,000 cases since an outbreak was detected in the capitals nightlife district....

 2021-04-29 13:55 

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Police seize meth worth $82 million, arrest 17 suspects...

One suspect was shot dead while 17 others including a Nigerian were arrested during a series of police raids in Aceh and Jakarta in recent weeks, they said....

 2021-04-29 13:25 

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Biden says America is 'on the move again'...

Lauding the success of mass vaccination against Covid-19, Biden told Congress and the nation on primetime television that in America, we always get up....

 2021-04-29 13:04 

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Women make history as Pelosi, Harris flank Biden for speech...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has been in the position before during presidential speeches....

 2021-04-29 12:30 

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Bank Mandiri books 25% profit contraction, 20% asset expansion in Q1...

The countrys second largest lender by assets saw its profit dip due to higher loan loss provisioning and operational costs, the latter attributed to the recent three-way merger to form Bank Syariah Indonesia that also led to a 20 percent boost in Q1 asset...

 2021-04-29 10:59 

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Reshuffle marks new era of research, innovation...

A minor Cabinet reshuffle has ushered in a new era of science and innovation for Indonesia....

 2021-04-29 05:22 

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Every fifth person: The USSR’s loss of civilian, military life during World War II...

These days, the USSR gets excluded from the list of winners, and often is not even mentioned, as if the country didnt even participate in WWII at all....

 2021-04-29 05:17 

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The story of Golkar’s Azis...

Public trust in the KPK may not be fully restored, because the KPK Law was designed to weaken the once feared institution....

 2021-04-29 00:38 

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New investment minister pledges to cut red tape, equalize funding...

Newly appointed Investment Minister Bahlil Lahadalia has vowed to spur investment by focusing on carrying out the Jobs Creation Law, which aims to improve the countrys investment climate by revising at least 79 laws....

 2021-04-28 23:40 

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Spotify posts rare profit as paying users hit 158 million...

The Swedish company netted a modest 23 million euros ($27.8 million) in the first three months of the year -- only the fifth quarterly profit since Spotify went public in 2018....

 2021-04-28 23:04 

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Myanmar junta launches fresh air raids in rebel territory...

Myanmar has been in turmoil since the junta ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a February 1 coup, its power grab angering much of its population....

 2021-04-28 22:10 

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Japan to test all Olympic athletes for COVID on daily basis...

As part of efforts to improve the safety of the Summer Games amid the coronavirus pandemic, Japanese officials agreed on the policy a couple of hours before a high-level online meeting with the International Olympic Committee and other organizers....

 2021-04-28 21:45 

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Police say 10 killed in gun battle with Papua rebels...

The hours-long shootout Tuesday in remote Puncak district ended with nine guerrillas and a police officer dead, while two more officers were wounded, police said....

 2021-04-28 21:35 

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Huawei first-quarter sales drop 16.5% as US sanctions bite...

Huawei has been at the centre of intense US-China trade and technological rivalry in recent years and the Trump administration accused it of potential espionage on behalf of Beijing without providing hard evidence....

 2021-04-28 21:25 

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Bumpy road ahead for Indonesia’s ‘Silicon Valley’...

The plan to develop Algorithm Hill, which its backers hope will be the Indonesian version of Silicon Valley in California, the United States, faces infrastructure challenges despite having secured an investment of Rp 18 trillion....

 2021-04-28 21:09 

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Enforce the ‘mudik’ ban...

Complacency is the greatest threat to seeing a second wave....

 2021-04-28 20:58 

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Recent misconduct by own investigators puts KPK in spotlight...

The KPK has named its own investigator, Stepanus Robin Pattuju, a suspect in a bribery case related to alleged collusion in the appointment of Tanjung Balai administration officials in North Sumatra....

 2021-04-28 20:42 

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ADB holds Indonesia's GDP growth forecast at 4.5% amid caution over COVID-19 surge, vaccine delay...

The regional bank and other economists concur that a COVID-19 spike over Ramadan and potential delays in the vaccination rollout are key risks to recovery....

 2021-04-28 20:29 

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China to report first population drop in five decades...

A population drop will add pressure on Beijing to roll out measures to encourage couples to have more children and avert an irreversible decline....

 2021-04-28 18:52 

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Stella Monica, a beauty clinic and ITE Law: The continuing saga of consumer vulnerability...

ITE Law claims yet another consumer, this time a beauty clinic client....

 2021-04-28 18:44 

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Samsung heirs to pay billions, donate Monet, Picasso works for tax bill...

Lee Kun-hee, the late Samsung Electronics chairman, was the countrys richest man when he died last October at age 78 after being hospitalised for years, leaving an estimated 22 trillion won ($19.6 billion) in assets....

 2021-04-28 18:25 

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Spotify counters Apple with podcast subscriptions...

The updated podcast platform for the United States, set to expand internationally in coming months, lets podcasters make episodes available only to subscribers....

 2021-04-28 18:17 

Jakarta Post

Lia Aminuddin: Life after Eden (part one)...

Lia Eden has left a legacy of controversy in the wake of her quiet death early this month. This first of a two-part series looks at how a housewife claimed divine vision and powers to achieve cult-like status, and then became a mainstream name in the coun...

 2021-04-28 18:00 

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Senators urge Biden to impose more sanctions on Myanmar junta...

Senators Jeff Merkley, a Democrat, and Marco Rubio, a Republican, and four others urged Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in a letter to explore new avenues to support the people of Burma in their ongoing struggle for d...

 2021-04-28 17:34 

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Domestic oil, gas lifting falls 2.7% off target in Q1...

Lifting, or ready-to-use production, reached 1,665.25 mboepd as of March 31, which is 97.3 percent of the target set in the state budget, according to SKK Migas data....

 2021-04-28 17:30 

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Philippine journalist Maria Ressa wins UN press prize...

Ressa, a former Asia lead investigative reporter for US network CNN and head of domestic network ABS-CBN News, now manages the news website Rappler whose reporting has attracted the wrath of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte....

 2021-04-28 17:15 

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Japan, Australia, India launch network to strengthen supply chains...

The launch came as the three countries have been working together to address vulnerabilities in the global manufacturing system, which continues to be hit by virus-induced trade disruptions....

 2021-04-28 16:45 

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India Covid patients flock to makeshift tent for lifesaving oxygen...

As record infections spark severe shortages of the gas in hospitals, desperate patients are flocking to a tent outside a gurdwara -- a Sikh place of worship -- in Ghaziabad city, arriving in cars, rickshaws and even ambulances....

 2021-04-28 16:15 

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YouTube star Logan Paul to fight Mayweather on June 6...

The pair will face off June 6 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Mayweather announced on his Instagram page on Tuesday, after the match was postponed from its original February date....

 2021-04-28 15:45 

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Printing halted after allegations against Philip Roth biographer...

In a statement, W.W. Norton said that it will be permanently putting out of print the book titled Philip Roth: The Biography, by Blake Bailey, who has been accused of multiple instances of assault over the past 10 days, stemming from his time as a middle ...

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