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 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 ...

 2021-04-28 15:18 

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 strikes India's Assam, some buildings damaged...

The United States Geological Survey said the quake hit at a depth of 34 km (21 miles) with its epicentre near Dhekiajuli town, 140 km (86 miles) north of Assams main city, Guwahati....

 2021-04-28 14:54 

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Philippine collector amasses super-sized collection of fast-food restaurant toys...

From the age of 5, Filipino graphic artist Percival Lugue has had a passion for collecting toys from fast-food restaurant chains like McDonalds, Burger King and home-country favourite Jollibee....

 2021-04-28 14:50 

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Google ad surge drives up profits for parent firm Alphabet...

Profit in the first quarter leapt to $17.9 billion from $6.8 billion in the same period a year ago while revenues jumped 34 percent to $55.3 billion, led by gains in advertising and cloud computing services....

 2021-04-28 14:48 

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Britney Spears to appear in court for guardianship case...

Britney Spears has requested to speak in court in the legal battle over her fathers control of her affairs, her attorney said Tuesday....

 2021-04-28 14:42 

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Britney Spears to address LA court in June about her conservatorship...

My client (Britney Spears) has requested a hearing at which she can address the court directly, the singers lawyer Samuel Ingham told the court on Tuesday. My client has asked that it be done on an expedited basis....

 2021-04-28 14:15 

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Japan approves world's largest trade deal including China, ASEAN...

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will create a free trade zone covering about 30 percent of the worlds gross domestic product, trade and population. It will be Japans first trade deal involving both China and South Korea -- its largest and ...

 2021-04-28 13:45 

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MBS strikes conciliatory tone with rival Iran...

The two countries, locked in a fierce struggle for regional dominance, cut ties in 2016 after Iranian protesters attacked Saudi diplomatic missions following the kingdoms execution of a revered Shiite cleric....

 2021-04-28 13:23 

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Australia to upgrade military bases, expand wargames with US...

An airstrip in the Northern Territory will be lengthened to support larger aircraft, firing ranges overhauled and new training facilities set up for defence personnel and US marines, The Australian newspaper reported....

 2021-04-28 12:39 

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Indonesia's 5-day quarantine rule too risky amid case resurgence, new variant: Experts...

Current rules require international travelers to quarantine for five days upon arriving in Indonesia, but travel from India is now an exception due to the countrys world record-breaking daily coronavirus cases....

 2021-04-28 05:47 

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Resilient occupational safety, health systems key in pandemic...

One of the many lessons learned from this crisis is the need for countries to have a sound and resilient OSH system in place....

 2021-04-28 05:04 

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Myanmar’s junta backed into corner?...

The Tatmadaw, the powerful but shadowy military force, which has controlled the country on and off since 1962, confronts what could be a situation roughly similar to Syria a decade ago....

 2021-04-28 00:36 

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Myanmar’s shadow government stands ready to engage ASEAN...

Myanmars National Unity Government, an organization that represents mostly members of the civilian legislature deposed in a recent coup, has expressed its readiness to work with ASEAN after its leaders called for an end to violence by the military regime....

 2021-04-28 00:17 

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Policy inconsistencies muddy ‘mudik’ measures...

While the national COVID-19 task force has tightened and expanded travel restrictions ahead of Idul Fitri, authorities are allowing tourist destinations to remain open and travelers to move within urban agglomerations. Vice President Maruf Amin has also a...

 2021-04-27 23:30 

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'No sign' of Covid infection after Barcelona concert trial involving 5,000 people...

The participants underwent PCR tests two weeks after the March 27 event and there is no sign that suggests transmission took place during the event, Josep Maria Llibre, a specialist in infectious diseases from the Germans Trias i Pujol hospital told a new...

 2021-04-27 23:00 

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Napoleon: Two centuries of conspiracy theories...

The official verdict, supported by an autopsy carried out by his British captors, was that he died aged 51 of stomach cancer on May 5, 1821....

 2021-04-27 22:35 

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China doubles down on coal plants abroad despite carbon pledge at home...

In 2020, China opened three-quarters of the worlds newly funded coal plants, according to the UK-based monitor CarbonBrief, and accounted for more than 80 percent of newly announced coal power projects....

 2021-04-27 22:05 

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Sterling slips versus dollar; investors watch political developments...

Major currency pairs were little changed ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday - where no policy change is expected....

 2021-04-27 22:02 

Jakarta Post

[ANALYSIS] Developing industrial estates to drive economic growth...

The COVID-19 pandemic has further reduced the manufacturing sectors performance....

 2021-04-27 21:30 

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Liverpool report £46 million pre-tax loss...

Just a week after Liverpool were forced to pull out of the controversial Super League following a furious public backlash, the reigning Premier League champions revealed the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-04-27 21:00 

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Japan public-private fund exposed to potential losses in Myanmar...

Many ongoing infrastructure projects have been suspended in the Southeast Asian country since the military ousted an elected government in a coup in February....

 2021-04-27 20:10 

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German, French ministers back US on 21% minimum corporate tax rate...

I, personally, have nothing against the US proposal, Germanys Olaf Scholz was quoted as saying. If that is the result of negotiations, we would also be agreed, Frances Bruno Le Maire said, according to Zeit....

 2021-04-27 19:35 

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Obama urges world to reject Myanmar junta, warns of 'failed state'...

The worlds attention must remain on Myanmar, where Ive been appalled by heartbreaking violence against civilians and inspired by the nationwide movement that represents the voice of the people, said Obama, who visited the country to support its nascent em...

 2021-04-27 19:11 

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As second COVAX shipment arrives, Retno calls for vigilance against '2nd wave'...

Indonesia now has a total supply of 4.9 million doses with Mondays arrival of a second vaccine shipment through the COVAX Facility, even as Retno notes the need to remain vigilant amid surges in other countries across the globe....

 2021-04-27 19:05 

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Nomura confirms $2.3 billion loss in Archegos debacle...

Shockwaves rippled through global financial markets and institutions last month when the fund sold at least $20 billion in stocks as it sought to cover obligations to its lenders....

 2021-04-27 19:04 

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Myanmar junta wants 'stability' before heeding pleas on violence...

Myanmars junta said Tuesday it will heed regional pleas to stop violence only when the coup-hit country returns to stability, as fresh fighting erupted with a major ethnic rebel group along its eastern border....

 2021-04-27 18:55 

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Booker, Paul shine as Suns halt Knicks win streak...

Devin Booker scored 33 points as the Phoenix Suns snapped the New York Knicks nine-game winning streak with a come-from-behind 118-110 victory at Madison Square Garden on Monday....

 2021-04-27 18:47 

Jakarta Post

As Kinokuniya and more bookstores close down, book lovers pay tribute...

Online bookstores are mushrooming while their physical counterparts are losing customers. As this process of bookstore digitization takes place, The Jakarta Post talks to bookstore owners and avid readers about what is lost and what is gained....

 2021-04-27 18:30 

Jakarta Post

Japan to regulate digital ads under law on tech giants...

The move could be the worlds first legislation to regulate digital advertisements if measures aimed at securing transparency and fairness in the industry are added to the law that took effect in February....

 2021-04-27 17:50 

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Australia bans passenger flights from India until May 15...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the suspension would remain in place until at least May 15 due to clearly present risks of travel from India, leaving thousands of Australians -- including high-profile cricketers -- stranded....

 2021-04-27 17:47 

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Gal Gadot talks docuseries about impactful women and ‘muting’ criticism of military past...

Gal Gadot speaks with The Jakarta Post about being aware of the recurring criticism of her military background since her debut as superhero Wonder Woman and her new documentary project....

 2021-04-27 17:30 

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Drive to recall California governor has enough signatures to make ballot...

Newsom will likely face a recall next fall in a race that is already shaping up to be chaotic, as three Republicans - including transgender celebrity Caitlyn Jenner - have already said they will run to replace him....

 2021-04-27 17:20 

Jakarta Post

Asia-focused HSBC profits double as credit losses reversed...

Adjusted profit before tax rose 109 percent to $6.4 billion although reported revenue slipped five percent on year to $13.0 billion in part because of low interest rates....

 2021-04-27 16:45 

Jakarta Post

Myanmar junta says to mull ASEAN no-violence call after stabilization...

ASEAN leaders held the meeting on Saturday with the junta leader, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, also in attendance. A chairmans statement that laid out a five-point consensus including sending a special envoy to Myanmar was issued afterward....

 2021-04-27 16:20 

Jakarta Post

Japan has 'strong concerns' over China's military in diplomacy report...

The 2021 edition of the Diplomatic Bluebook said Chinas expansion of military capabilities that lack transparency and growing unilateral actions to change the status quo in Asian waters pose strong concerns in the region and to the international community...

 2021-04-27 15:58 

Jakarta Post

Government rolls out GeNose screening test at 21 airports...

The government has approved the homegrown COVID-19 breathalyzer for testing domestic passengers at 21 airports, including the international airport in Bali, but the scientific community remains skeptical in the absence of a peer-reviewed paper on the scre...

 2021-04-27 15:48 

Jakarta Post

Facebook, Spotify team up to allow in-app music listening...

Starting Monday in 27 markets including the United States, paying Spotify subscribers will be able to listen to audio content -- including full music tracks and podcasts -- on Facebook, using a miniplayer to allow continued scrolling within the networking...

 2021-04-27 15:35 

Jakarta Post

Oscars audience halved in massive ratings drop...

The whopping 58 per cent tumble from last years previous 23.6 million nadir had been anticipated for Hollywoods biggest night, after other award shows held during the pandemic also suffered precipitous declines....

 2021-04-27 15:15 

Jakarta Post

Kanye West sneakers shatter sale records at $1.8 mn...

A pair of Nike Air Yeezy 1s worn by rapper Kanye West sold for $1.8 million, triple the previous record for sneakers, Sothebys said Monday, as the market for rare sports shoes soars....

 2021-04-27 15:12 

Jakarta Post

S&P, Fitch hold Indonesia’s credit rating with mixed outlook...

The ratings are key for the government as it seeks to raise funds, primarily through the bond market, to finance its multibillion dollar economic recovery program that includes the national vaccination program....

 2021-04-27 15:10 

Jakarta Post

Aid begins to arrive in India as the country battles COVID surge...

Foreign ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi tweeted photos of the equipment being unloaded from a German Lufthansa aircraft in New Delhi, calling it international cooperation at work....

 2021-04-27 15:09 

Jakarta Post

Basketball-'Ultra-rare' LeBron rookie card sells for record-breaking $5.2 million...

An ultra-rare signed rookie card for four-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion LeBron James sold for $5.2 million on Monday, breaking the record for the most expensive basketball card ever sold....

 2021-04-27 14:47 

Jakarta Post

Tesla reports higher profits, says expansion on track...

The electric car maker set production and delivery records in the quarter, with the auto industry upstarts Model 3 becoming the best-selling premier sedan in the world, according to chief executive Elon Musk....

 2021-04-27 14:30 

Jakarta Post

Australian official warns drums of war are beating...

Home Affairs Department Secretary Mike Pezzullo said the possibility of war was increasing....

 2021-04-27 14:23 

Jakarta Post

Mahrez's 'unlikely' journey from Paris suburbs to Champions League semi against PSG...

Born and brought up in a gritty Paris suburb, Riyad Mahrez has gone on to become one of the leading players of his generation and returns to the French capital with Manchester City in the Champions League semi-finals this week....

 2021-04-27 14:17 

Jakarta Post

'Absurd' to think Real could be banned from Champions League - Zidane...

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Monday hit back at calls for his club to be banned from the Champions League for their part in the failed European Super League proposals, saying the suggestion was absurd....

 2021-04-27 14:15 

Jakarta Post

Thai PM fined for not wearing mask at meeting...

The fine was directly collected by Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang, accompanied by the citys police chief, after a photo showing the maskless premier chairing the meeting on vaccine procurement went viral on the internet, sparking public criticism....

 2021-04-27 14:12 

Jakarta Post

First Arab woman basketball referee to stand tall at Olympics...

When 3-on-3 basketball makes its debut at the Tokyo Olympics, referee Sarah Gamal will also be making a breakthrough, as an Arab and African woman officiating at the Games....

 2021-04-27 13:54 

Jakarta Post

New US COVID cases fall sharply last week, deaths lowest since October...

Deaths from COVID-19 fell 4 percent to 4,972 in the week ended April 25, dropping below 5,000 for the first time since October....

 2021-04-27 13:39 

Jakarta Post

Fighting erupts in Myanmar near Thai border: witnesses...

There has been heavy fighting at the Myanmar army outpost opposite Mae Sam Laep, said a provincial official from Mae Hong Son. Our security officials are assessing the situation but so far there has been no report of impact on Thai side....

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