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 2021-04-14 19:59 

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Blood clot casts shadow over AstraZeneca and J&J vaccine...

Here is what we know about the two vaccines, which are based on the same technology....

 2021-04-14 19:36 

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More people sentenced to death by court-martial in Myanmar...

The military has intensified its crackdown on protesters and others opposed to its rule following a February coup. Nineteen people were sentenced to death by court-martial last week for the killing of an associate of an army officer in the largest city Ya...

 2021-04-14 19:05 

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Indonesia inches closer to 'digital authoritarianism' during pandemic: Reports...

Attacks against government critics and the criminalization of free expression reached new highs last year, two recent reports suggest....

 2021-04-14 18:45 

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Iran says 60% nuclear enrichment response to Israel's Natanz attack...

Enabling IR-6 (centrifuges) at Natanz today, or bringing enrichment to 60 percent: this is the response to your malice, Rouhani said in a message aimed at arch-enemy Israel, in televised remarks....

 2021-04-14 18:20 

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Myanmar activists stage 'bloody' protests against military...

Activists called for what they dubbed a bloody paint strike and people responded with red smeared on roads, on signs outside government offices and on T-shirts, according to pictures posted on social media....

 2021-04-14 18:13 

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Child-free and happy: A group for Indonesians without kids – by choice...

Tired of facing cynical remarks, Indonesians who have opted out of parenthood have found sanctuary in a private Facebook support group, through both tittle-tattle and heartfelt discussions....

 2021-04-14 18:00 

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South Korea to fight Japan's Fukushima decision in world tribunal...

Japan unveiled plans on Tuesday to release more than 1 million tonnes of contaminated water into the sea from the plant crippled by a 2011 earthquake and tsunami, starting in about two years after filtering it to remove harmful isotopes....

 2021-04-14 17:50 

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New JK Rowling children's book coming in October...

The Scottish authors latest will be released simultaneously in 20 different countries and multiple languages on October 12, French publisher Gallimard said....

 2021-04-14 17:25 

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Facebook 'supreme court' will now review takedown requests...

The move has the potential to vastly expand the work of the so-called supreme court of Facebook, which up to now had been tasked with reviewing instances of whether content was improperly taken down from Facebook or Instagram....

 2021-04-14 17:20 

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'World's fanciest prison': Lomba Sihir debuts with 'magical' rendition of Jakarta's bittersweet realities...

Lomba Sihir is the latest it band on Indonesias indie scene, with a debut album that explores the realities of life in Jakarta through a magical mix of musical genres....

 2021-04-14 16:50 

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Biden sends unofficial US delegation to Taiwan...

Taipei said former senator Christopher Dodd and former deputy secretaries of state Richard Armitage and James Steinberg would land in the capital on Wednesday afternoon....

 2021-04-14 16:25 

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US pauses J&J vaccine in blow to global immunization drive...

Out of nearly seven million Americans who have so far received the single-dose vaccine, six women between age 18 and 48 developed a rare type of clot in the brain, officials said....

 2021-04-14 16:05 

Jakarta Post

How did Game of Thrones become such a 'phenomenon'?...

Still, there are more violent shows around and titillation alone cannot explain a viewership that reached 207 countries and saw 19.3 million people tune in live for the final episode in 2019 in the United States alone, according to HBO....

 2021-04-14 15:46 

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Japan marks 100 days to go until Olympics amid COVID uncertainty...

The Olympics, which will open July 23 following an unprecedented one-year postponement, will feature over 10,000 athletes from around the world. But to prevent the spread of the virus, the event is set to look completely different from a typical Summer Ga...

 2021-04-14 15:10 

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In Indonesia, scammers use Twitter to prey on big banks’ clients...

A recent study by Group-IB Digital found that as of early March, 1,600 fake Twitter accounts were impersonating Indonesias seven largest financial institutions, putting millions of banking clients at risk....

 2021-04-14 15:10 

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Nowhere to go: Ever Given impounded over compensation dispute...

A court in Ismailia, Egypt has accepted a request by the authority to seize Ever Given, which is owned by Japanese ship-leasing company Shoei Kisen Kaisha, as the compensation payment of around $900 million has been delayed, the local media quoted him as ...

 2021-04-14 14:45 

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'Immunized' Muslim pilgrims in Mecca as Ramadan begins...

Mask-clad worshipers entered Meccas Grand Mosque in batches to perform the ritual of circling the sacred Kaaba, a cubic structure towards which Muslims around the world pray, along socially distanced paths....

 2021-04-14 14:20 

Jakarta Post

Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11...

The drawdown delays only by around five months an agreement with the Taliban by former president Donald Trump to pull troops, amid a growing consensus in Washington that little more can be achieved....

 2021-04-14 13:50 

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Minnesota police chief, officer who fatally shot Black man, both resign...

The mayor of Brooklyn Center, which is adjacent to Minnesotas largest city, said the two tendered their resignations a day after the chief told a news briefing that the officer who shot Daunte Wright, 20, on Sunday appeared to have drawn her gun rather th...

 2021-04-14 13:29 

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From ride-hailing to fintech: Grab's journey in the fast lane...

Here are some facts about the companys journey from humble beginnings as a taxi-booking app in Malaysia to a Southeast Asian tech giant....

 2021-04-14 05:42 

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Alternative data to financially boost Indonesia’s population...

Many consumers remain credit invisible which translates to the lack of available credit history....

 2021-04-14 05:26 

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Bureaucraticized investment...

Jokowis move last week to upgrade the bureaucratic status of the BKPM to a ministry, thereby becoming a member of the Cabinet, would not be effective in developing interministerial cooperation and coordination....

 2021-04-14 05:24 

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Indonesia is a Pan Indo-Pacific super power...

The ASEAN Outlook on Indo-Pacific, as agreed by the ASEAN Leaders Summing in Bangkok in July 2019 was important but insufficient to showcase Indonesias maritime prowess beyond ASEAN centrality....

 2021-04-14 02:52 

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Doubts linger over GeNose COVID-19 breathalyzer...

GeNose, a coronavirus breathalyzer invented by Gadjah Mada University (UGM), is getting more and more widely used for traveling, tourism and other public activities, like going to the movies, because it is cheaper and offers faster results than the gold s...

 2021-04-14 00:30 

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Dubai drops Ramadan 'curtain' rule for restaurants...

Restaurants in the emirate can choose whether or not to place curtains or cover their facades for serving food during fasting hours, the Department of Economic Development said in a statement....

 2021-04-13 23:59 

Jakarta Post

China asks Japan not to release Fukushima water without agreement...

The United States has shown understanding of the Japanese plan, but Zhao expressed skepticism about it, saying China believes Washington attaches importance to environmental issues....

 2021-04-13 23:35 

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Myanmar could be heading towards 'Syrian-style' conflict: UN...

Myanmar is in chaos and its economy has been paralysed since the military seized power from civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1....

 2021-04-13 23:34 

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[EXCLUSIVE] Wikimedia's new code of conduct expands responsible inclusiveness...

The Jakarta Post speaks to Wikimedia Foundations Amanda Keton on its new Universal Code of Conduct, which essentially applies Wikimedias free knowledge concept to build on its existing code to support broader diversity and encourage community ownership of...

 2021-04-13 23:18 

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Indonesia, South Korea aim for inclusive regional order...

As the largest economy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia is a priority in South Koreas New Southern Policy, an initiative to increase engagement with countries in the region and India....

 2021-04-13 23:11 

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Ride-hailing firm Grab to make US market debut estimated at $40 billion...

The listing, planned in the coming months on the Nasdaq exchange, would be the biggest global market launch via a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), a statement issued by the Singapore-based company said, quoted by AFP....

 2021-04-13 21:34 

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Philippines summons Beijing's envoy over boats in South China Sea...

Tensions over the resource-rich sea have spiked after hundreds of Chinese boats were spotted last month at the boomerang-shaped Whitsun Reef in the Spratly Islands, where Beijing and Manila have rival claims....

 2021-04-13 20:55 

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for 4 months for 2019 protest...

Wong, 24, had pleaded guilty to both charges, including taking part in and using a facial covering at an unauthorized assembly in October 2019 during the height of anti-government protests, the court heard....

 2021-04-13 20:19 

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China’s Tencent Cloud launches first data center in Indonesia...

With its first data center in Indonesia, the cloud service provider hopes to tap into the countrys growing cloud computing market, which is projected to be worth US$ 800 million by 2023....

 2021-04-13 20:07 

Jakarta Post

[ANALYSIS] Achieving a green economy through sustainable finance...

Indonesias entry into the top 20 green bond issuing countries provides an opportunity for the country to continue to develop its green issuances in line with environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends....

 2021-04-13 20:05 

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Russia warns US warships to steer clear of Crimea 'for their own good'...

Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and two US warships are due to arrive in the Black Sea this week amid an escalation in fighting in eastern Ukraine where government forces have battled Russian-backed troops in a conflict Kyiv says has killed 14,...

 2021-04-13 20:03 

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Fighting forward: Unlinking sexual orientation and professionalism...

Workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is a real issue in 21st century Indonesia. Here are several people who have struggled in their careers because of their sexual orientation, including a former police officer whos fig...

 2021-04-13 19:50 

Jakarta Post

Duterte will 'waive' Covid vaccine, saying elderly not a priority...

Just over one million people in the Philippines have received their first shot since the beginning of March -- a fraction of the number needed to reach herd immunity in the country of 110 million....

 2021-04-13 19:40 

Jakarta Post

Riau Islands starts collecting anchorage fees amid pandemic slump...

The province is poised to seize on opportunities at a time when anchorage space in Singapore and Johor Bahru in Malaysia is shrinking....

 2021-04-13 18:57 

Jakarta Post

Muslims start Ramadan under the shadow of the coronavirus...

Europe, the worst-hit continent, passed the threshold of one million coronavirus deaths, while South Asian countries battle a spiralling outbreak of the disease that has crippled the global economy....

 2021-04-13 18:33 

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Indonesia renames major toll road after UAE crown prince...

Indonesia has seen strengthening economic ties with the UAE since President Joko Jokowi Widodo visited the Middle Eastern country in September 2015....

 2021-04-13 18:20 

Jakarta Post

Cryptocurrencies: a $2.0-trillion market...

As digital currency exchange Coinbase prepares to list Tuesday in New York, AFP takes a look at a sector built from scratch just 12 years ago....

 2021-04-13 17:55 

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UN urges Laos to free government critics...

Mary Lawlor, the UNs special rapporteur on human rights defenders, said they had not had a fair trial and called for their release....

 2021-04-13 17:35 

Jakarta Post

Asian markets mostly up ahead of US inflation, earnings...

After a recent run-up in equities that saw the S&P 500 and Dow end last week at record highs, traders are taking a breather as they await the next buying catalyst....

 2021-04-13 17:15 

Jakarta Post

Arrest of MBS ally in Jordan stirs unease in Saudi Arabia...

Bassem Awadallah, seen as an influential figure familiar with the inner workings of the Saudi leadership, was ensnared in a rift within Jordans royal family that played out in full public glare....

 2021-04-13 16:45 

Jakarta Post

Narita airport starts facial recognition trial run for faster travel...

The trial of Face Express, which is meant to speed up the boarding process and provide a touchless experience for passengers, only involved airport staff and not actual travelers, Narita International Airport said....

 2021-04-13 16:35 

Jakarta Post

Wizards upset Jazz, Embiid dominates as Sixers rout Mavs...

Bradley Beal scored 34 points and Russell Westbrook bagged a triple double as the Washington Wizards ended the Utah Jazzs 24-game home winning streak with a 125-121 victory in Salt Lake City on Monday....

 2021-04-13 16:30 

Jakarta Post

China's imports pick up further, exports strong in March...

The readings highlight the impact of vaccines and the easing of containment measures are having, with expectations for further improvement over the next few months....

 2021-04-13 16:15 

Jakarta Post

Data-driven De Bruyne key to breaking Man City's Champions League complex...

Win everything, said Kevin De Bruyne when asked of his ambitions for Manchester City after signing a new four-year contract to reportedly become the Premier Leagues highest paid player last week....

 2021-04-13 16:06 

Jakarta Post

Ice cold Kroos keeps Real Madrid in the hunt for trophies again...

When Toni Kroos arrived for his first training session with Real Madrid in 2014, he went the wrong way....

 2021-04-13 16:00 

Jakarta Post

Liverpool strike late to end record Anfield losing streak...

Jurgen Klopp admitted a weight has been lifted from Liverpools shoulders after Trent Alexander-Arnolds injury-time winner secured a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa and ended a record run of defeats at Anfield on Saturday....

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