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 2021-04-15 18:17 

Jakarta Post

Senior gay activist King Oey finds peace in self-acceptance and activism...

LGBT activist King Oey made peace with his own identity many decades ago, feeling comfortable in his multiple-minority status as a gay Chinese-Indonesian. Still, he understands that many in the LGBT community in Indonesia may not share this comfort....

 2021-04-15 18:05 

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The hunt is on for legendary missing Orson Welles reels...

Director Joshua Grossberg has been on the trail for 25 years and plans to travel this autumn to Brazil to look for the missing footage, with his hunt recorded for Turner Classic Movies (TCM)....

 2021-04-15 17:35 

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Myanmar security forces fire on protesting medical workers...

Opponents of a Feb. 1 coup that ousted an elected government led by Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi have kept up their campaign against the military this traditional New Year week with marches and other displays of resistance....

 2021-04-15 16:25 

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Biden, Suga to send signal to assertive China at DC summit...

While that emphasis of Japans key status will be welcome in Tokyo, where some politicians are pushing for a tougher stance towards Beijing, it also raises questions about how far Tokyo can go to meet demands on regional defence and human rights....

 2021-04-15 15:52 

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Virus could force Olympics cancellation, says top Japanese politician...

We need to cancel without hesitation if its no longer possible, Jiji Press agency quoted Toshihiro Nikai as saying....

 2021-04-15 15:30 

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UAE to send rover to the Moon in 2022...

The UAE -- made up of seven emirates including the capital Abu Dhabi and freewheeling Dubai -- announced in September 2020 that it planned to launch the Rashid rover by 2024....

 2021-04-15 15:20 

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Cambodia locks down Phnom Penh as coronavirus continues to spread...

The decision was made after infections were confirmed in many parts of the capital beginning earlier this week, following the first and largest community COVID-19 outbreak at a garment factory and a market in the city....

 2021-04-15 15:06 

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Embiid dominates as Sixers beat Brooklyn in battle for top spot in East...

Joel Embiid finished with 39 points as the Philadelphia 76ers won the battle for first place in the Eastern Conference, holding on to beat the short-handed Brooklyn Nets 123-117 on Wednesday....

 2021-04-15 14:55 

Jakarta Post

Minnesota officer who shot Black man charged with manslaughter...

Daunte Wright, 20, was pulled over on Sunday in Brooklyn Center, just outside Minneapolis, for what police said was an expired vehicle registration, then struggled with police and was shot to death by officer Kimberly Potter, 48, who drew her handgun inst...

 2021-04-15 14:50 

Jakarta Post

Taiwan President holds talks with unofficial US delegation...

Tsai also told the delegation that Taiwan looks forward to resuming trade talks with the United States as soon as possible, Reuters reported Thursday....

 2021-04-15 14:47 

Jakarta Post

Cash-tight Waskita construction firm set to divest two toll roads ...

PT Waskita Toll Road (WTR) will divest 20 percent of SemarangBatang toll road in Central Java and 35 percent of CinereSerpong toll road in Greater Jakarta to PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur....

 2021-04-15 14:35 

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Noise pollution poses long-term risk to trees: study...

Manmade noise from construction, industry and the building of infrastructure such as roads and pipelines has increased dramatically since the middle of last century, and biologists are increasingly concerned about their impact on plants and animals....

 2021-04-15 14:33 

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Australia appoints first woman to become ambassador to Indonesia...

Penny Williams, a former Australian high commissioner to Malaysia, has been appointed the new Australian ambassador to Indonesia, replacing outgoing envoy Gary Quinlan, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne announced....

 2021-04-15 14:15 

Jakarta Post

Drug-resistant malaria gaining foothold in Africa: study...

Experts have long worried about the emergence of drug resistance across the continent, which accounted for more than 90 percent of malaria deaths worldwide in 2019....

 2021-04-15 14:05 

Jakarta Post

Mick Jagger celebrates end of lockdown in new track 'Eazy Sleazy'...

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger released a surprise new track called Eazy Sleazy with help from Foo Fighters Dave Grohl....

 2021-04-15 14:00 

Jakarta Post

Klopp rues Reds' wasteful finishing as Madrid roll into Champions League semis...

Jurgen Klopp bemoaned Liverpools inability to turn dominance into goals as Real Madrid held out for a 0-0 draw at Anfield on Wednesday to progress to the semi-finals of the Champions League 3-1 on aggregate....

 2021-04-15 14:00 

Jakarta Post

Instagram dabbles with letting people hide 'likes'...

Instagram may start letting users hide like counts in an effort to ease the pressure of seeking approval from others....

 2021-04-15 14:00 

Jakarta Post

Former star of US show 'The Bachelor' says he's gay...

A former star of US reality TV show The Bachelor, where the male lead dates several female contestants before proposing marriage to one of them, revealed Wednesday that he is gay....

 2021-04-15 13:45 

Jakarta Post

Foden fires Man City into Champions League semi-final clash with PSG...

Manchester City set up a blockbuster Champions League semi-final against Paris Saint-Germain as Phil Fodens second-half winner sealed a 2-1 victory at Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday to send the Premier League leaders through 4-2 on aggregate....

 2021-04-15 13:45 

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Open the windows to curb Covid spread: experts...

Mounting evidence convinced many places to adopt mask-wearing recommendations and health authorities have for months said that crowded, badly ventilated indoor spaces are a particular risk....

 2021-04-15 12:30 

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Grassroot strategy to realize financial inclusion in Indonesia...

Many Indonesians, especially those living in rural areas, remain unbanked or have yet to become part of financial inclusion....

 2021-04-15 07:30 

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Slavia Prague's Kudela gets 10 match ban for racism: UEFA...

UEFA on Wednesday banned Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela for 10 European matches for club and country for racially abusing Rangers Glen Kamara in a Europa League match....

 2021-04-15 07:16 

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Bellingham becomes second-youngest scorer in Champions League knockouts...

Jude Bellingham became the second-youngest scorer in the history of the Champions League knockout stages with the opening goal in Wednesdays quarter-final second leg with Manchester City....

 2021-04-15 05:03 

Jakarta Post

Singapore’s failed plan...

The questions now are who will succeed Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, when he will eventually leave office and whether he will let a younger figure take the baton....

 2021-04-14 23:55 

Jakarta Post

"Please drink" Fukushima water: China asks Japan's minister - World - The Jakarta Post...

On Tuesday, the Japanese government decided to release the treated water into the sea from the plant in two years, a major development following more than seven years of discussions on how to discharge the water used to cool down melted fuel there....

 2021-04-14 23:27 

Jakarta Post

Denmark says abandons AstraZeneca vaccine for good...

Despite recommendations from the WHO and European medicines watchdog to continue using the vaccine, Denmarks vaccination campaign will go ahead without the AstraZeneca vaccine, Danish Health Authority director Soren Brostrom told a press conference....

 2021-04-14 22:50 

Jakarta Post

NATO forces to leave together from Afghanistan, US says...

Around 7,000 non-US forces from mainly NATO countries, but also from Australia, New Zealand and Georgia, outnumber the 2,500 US troops in Afghanistan but still rely on U.S. air support, planning and leadership for their training mission....

 2021-04-14 22:43 

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Ministry merger feared to jeopardize focus on science, research...

Researchers say the current administration has been prioritizing investment over science and research by merging the Research and Technology Ministry with the Education and Culture Ministry -- a move potentially hindering the countrys progress on research...

 2021-04-14 22:20 

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Hundreds test positive for Covid-19 at India religious festival...

The virus was detected in more than 1,000 people in just 48 hours in the city of Haridwar, which lies along the holy river where the Kumbh Mela is being observed, officials said....

 2021-04-14 21:50 

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KPK drops probe into BLBI graft scandal. Then govt forms BLBI asset recovery task force...

The government has formed a new task force to recover state assets lost during the alleged corruption of the BLBI funds in 1997-1998, now that the KPK can no longer pursue criminal charges against its suspects. But one critic says the move comes too late....

 2021-04-14 21:45 

Jakarta Post

Listen to the music of a spider's web. Tell me what do you hear?...

This is what a spiderweb sounds like....

 2021-04-14 21:15 

Jakarta Post

Durant drops 31 as Nets thump Timberwolves...

Kevin Durant scored 31 points as the Brooklyn Nets bounced back from defeat to the Los Angeles Lakers with a blowout victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday....

 2021-04-14 21:12 

Jakarta Post

Chelsea into Champions League semis for first time since 2014...

Thomas Tuchel urged his young Chelsea team to embrace their Champions League adventure after they reached the semi-finals for the first time since 2014 despite a 1-0 defeat against Porto in Tuesdays quarter-final second leg....

 2021-04-14 21:07 

Jakarta Post

PSG edge epic Champions League tussle with Bayern despite second-leg defeat...

Paris Saint-Germain knocked holders Bayern Munich out of the Champions League on Tuesday despite Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scoring against his old club as a 1-0 defeat in the second leg at the Parc des Princes could not prevent the French giants from winni...

 2021-04-14 20:58 

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Russia space chief angry over US scrubbing of Gagarin...

On Monday, Russia led by President Vladimir Putin marked the 60th anniversary of the legendary flight that made Gagarin the first human in orbit....

 2021-04-14 20:52 

Jakarta Post

Breathalyzer tests offer hope for domestic tourism...

The government is seeking to facilitate more passenger travel by using a diagnostics tool for COVID-19 at airports and other transport hubs, which, despite a lack of peer-reviewed data on its effectiveness, offers cheaper health screening that is expected...

 2021-04-14 20:30 

Jakarta Post

Most Asian markets rise as earnings come into focus...

Hopes are high for the latest round of corporate reports -- which starts in earnest in the US later in the day -- as the global economy recovers and businesses reopen, with analysts saying they will be keeping an eye on outlooks and executives views on po...

 2021-04-14 19:59 

Jakarta Post

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 

Jakarta Post

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 

Jakarta Post

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 

Jakarta Post

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 

Jakarta Post

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 

Jakarta Post

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 

Jakarta Post

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 

Jakarta Post

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 

Jakarta Post

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 

Jakarta Post

'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 

Jakarta Post

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 

Jakarta Post

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....

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