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 2021-04-13 14:22 

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Tax dispute leads PGN to book $265m net loss for 2020...

The Supreme Court ruled in December 2020 that PGN had to pay $278.4 million to the tax office for unpaid value-added tax incurred between 2012 and 2013....

 2021-04-13 14:15 

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Minneapolis under curfew after officer shoots Black motorist dead...

In police body camera video released in Brooklyn Center where Sundays killing occurred, an officer shouts Taser! Taser! Taser! but then instead fires a gun at the victim, 20-year-old Daunte Wright....

 2021-04-13 13:55 

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Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water into sea...

The move, more than a decade after the nuclear disaster, will deal another blow to the fishing industry in Fukushima, which has opposed such a step for years....

 2021-04-13 13:30 

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North Korean diplomats expelled from Malaysia likely arrive in Beijing...

The diplomats had been quarantined in Shanghai amid the novel coronavirus pandemic after arriving in Chinas largest commercial city on March 21....

 2021-04-13 12:00 

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Living between megamalls: Lives of the unseen...

Indonesias endless hunger for megalopolises is shrinking the living areas of the less fortunate....

 2021-04-13 01:00 

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Alibaba shares soar as it plays down hit from record $2.78 billion fine...

However, concerns that officials had not finished with a crackdown on the sector weighed on big-name firms including Tencent and JD.com....

 2021-04-13 01:00 

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Licensing loopholes threaten Papuan forests...

Although the government has imposed a moratorium on concession permits for forest and peatland areas, Greenpeace Indonesia has found that companies can still request that the government exclude their concessions from the moratorium map....

 2021-04-13 00:42 

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Muslims welcome Ramadan amid COVID-19 restrictions...

For the second year in a row, Indonesian Muslims are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan with limited social gatherings, only this time they are encouraged to better contribute to public health by getting their vaccine jabs....

 2021-04-13 00:25 

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India surpasses Brazil with world's 2nd most coronavirus infections...

Brazil, which had overtaken India last month to become the worlds second most infected country, has slightly over 13.48 million cases, according to the same tally....

 2021-04-12 23:55 

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EU 'rejects any attempts' to undermine Iran nuclear talks...

EU spokesman Peter Stano said the reported incident could have been an act of sabotage but insisted that there had been no official attribution over who was responsible....

 2021-04-12 23:35 

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China, South Korea wary of release of Fukushima treated water into sea...

The Japanese government is expected to hold a meeting of related ministers as early as Tuesday to formally decide on the release, a major development following over seven years of discussions on how to discharge the water used to cool down melted fuel at ...

 2021-04-12 23:11 

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EU slaps tariffs on China aluminium products...

The provisional tariffs came after complaints by European aluminium producers that said cheap chinese imports were putting them out of business....

 2021-04-12 21:35 

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Community group joins COVID-19 blood plasma drive...

At least one community organization has joined the governments efforts to stop COVID-19 transmission, lending its hand to the vaccination as well as the convalescent plasma drive....

 2021-04-12 21:03 

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Tokyo stocks end lower amid concern over rebound in COVID infections...

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended down 229.33 points, or 0.77 percent, from Friday at 29,538.73. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange finished 4.88 points, or 0.25 percent, lower at 1,954.59....

 2021-04-12 20:30 

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France's Sanofi to invest 400 million euros in Singapore vaccine plant...

The high-tech factory will be located in Singapore and will be operational in the first quarter of 2026, the company said, adding that construction would start this summer....

 2021-04-12 20:18 

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'Cerita Kami': Youth photographers with disabilities tell their stories through pictures...

How a mentor introduced five disabled teens with a passion for photography to the wider world....

 2021-04-12 19:59 

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Prince Harry arrives back in the UK for Prince Philip funeral...

Philip, the husband of Britains Queen Elizabeth who had been at her side throughout her 69-year reign, died at Windsor Castle on Friday....

 2021-04-12 19:30 

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'Of course' Israel behind nuclear site attack: Iran foreign ministry...

Khatibzadeh indirectly accused Israel of attempting to scuttle talks underway in Vienna aimed at reviving a landmark nuclear agreement....

 2021-04-12 18:58 

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Myanmar's detained Suu Kyi asks court to meet her lawyers...

Suu Kyi, who has been held in detention since the coup, appeared for a court hearing on a video link. One more charge was filed against her, related to a natural disaster law, lawyer Min Min Soe said....

 2021-04-12 17:55 

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Ardern says border workers must take COVID-19 vaccine after new cases...

New Zealand has virtually eliminated the COVID-19 virus within its borders and theres been no community transmission for more 40 days....

 2021-04-12 17:31 

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Iran's Natanz nuclear facility hit by terrorism: State TV...

Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said the incident at the facility central to the countrys nuclear development, was caused by a terrorist act, but the organization said that no injuries or contamination resulted....

 2021-04-12 16:59 

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US envoy John Kerry to visit China this week to discuss climate...

Kerry is expected to hold talks with Xie Zhenhua, Chinas special representative on climate affairs, in the first trip to the Asian country by a senior official of the administration of US President Joe Biden, who took office in January....

 2021-04-12 16:35 

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Cyclone Seroja causes 'widespread damage' in Australia towns...

The storm, which devastated parts of Indonesia and Timor Leste last week, brought lashing rain and winds of up to 170 kilometres per hour (105 mph) to areas officials said had not seen a tropical cyclone in decades....

 2021-04-12 16:12 

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Guaranteeing the safety of vaccine information...

Public access to accurate and reliable information is vital in guaranteeing our future economic stability and health security....

 2021-04-12 15:55 

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Socialist candidate loses Ecuador's presidential election...

Conservative Lasso declared himself president-elect and accepted the challenge of changing Ecuadors destiny....

 2021-04-12 15:35 

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Asian markets retreat as traders await earnings season...

Another record close on the Dow and S&P 500 in New York was not enough of a catalyst to fuel buying in early trade, while a forecast-beating jump in US producer prices acted as a reminder that inflation will likely run hot for a few months....

 2021-04-12 15:05 

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Russia and China thwarting international response to Myanmar crisis: EU...

Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military removed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi from power on February 1....

 2021-04-12 14:35 

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Blinken warns 'increasingly aggressive' China over Taiwan...

What weve seen, and what is of real concern to us, is increasingly aggressive actions by the government in Beijing directed at Taiwan, raising tensions in the (Taiwan) Straits, Blinken told NBCs Meet the Press....

 2021-04-12 14:15 

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Tiger Woods says Matsuyama's Masters win has global golf impact...

And global golf icon Tiger Woods says Matsuyamas one-stroke win over American Will Zalatoris for the green jacket will resonate worldwide....

 2021-04-12 13:50 

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Recession drama...

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts ceremony was held virtually over two nights, with nominees joining in by video, due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-04-12 13:35 

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Matsuyama wins Masters, becomes Japan's first men's major champion...

Matsuyama finished one stroke ahead of American rookie Will Zalatoris after carding four birdies and five bogies for a final-round score of 73 and 10-under for the four days....

 2021-04-12 13:24 

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Protest breaks out after man shot by police dies in Minneapolis...

About 100 people, some visibly upset and one carrying a sign declaring Justice for George Floyd, confronted police in riot gear after an officer shot a man in his car in Brooklyn Center, a Minneapolis suburb....

 2021-04-12 12:01 

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Passion, comfort and legacy in a bowl of noodles...

For many Indonesians, noodles have been as ubiquitous to their diet as rice, with noodle communities and bloggers influencing more people to get into the growing culinary trend....

 2021-04-12 08:34 

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To save Myanmar’s people, ASEAN should act now...

The killing has continued....

 2021-04-12 01:46 

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Private scheme eyes 40 million doses as govt vaccination drive slows down...

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which funds the development of the Sputnik V vaccine, said it would be able to supply shots for up to 30 percent of Indonesias population this year, or 160 million doses....

 2021-04-11 22:10 

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Accident happens at Iran nuclear facility, no casualties or pollution reported...

Behrouz Kamalvandi said there had been an accident in part of the electrical circuit of the (uranium) enrichment facility at the Natanz complex, a day after Iran announced it had started up advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges at the site in a breach o...

 2021-04-11 21:23 

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China administers 164.47 million COVID-19 vaccinations as of April 10...

This represents around 24.5 million doses in the past six days, as the countrys vaccine rollout continues to accelerate....

 2021-04-11 20:15 

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NASA delays Mars helicopter flight for tech check...

Ingenuitys trip, which is to be the first-ever powered, controlled flight on another planet, was set for Sunday but is now on hold until at least April 14....

 2021-04-11 20:00 

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Austin makes first Israel visit by Biden official, Iran on the agenda...

Austin was due to meet Netanyahu and Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz during the two-day visit, which officials said would include discussions of US arms supplies to Israel....

 2021-04-11 19:55 

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Trump is still mad at Pence, McConnell...

At a dinner at his Mar-a-Lago Club for Republican National Committee donors in Palm Beach, Florida, Trump made clear he is still irked at his inability to hang on to the White House despite losing the Nov. 3 election to Democrat Joe Biden, who is now pres...

 2021-04-11 19:35 

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Biden-Suga statement to express concern about human rights in China...

The summit, scheduled for Friday in Washington, comes as the Biden administration ramps up criticism of Chinas treatment of the Muslim Uyghur minority in the Xinjiang region and actions concerning Hong Kong. Suga has said those issues must be addressed ba...

 2021-04-11 19:05 

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Over 80 killed by military in central Myanmar: reports...

Also, Friday, Myanmars military-affiliated TV channel reported that 19 people were sentenced to death by court-martial the previous day over the death of an army officers associate....

 2021-04-11 18:30 

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Egypt unveils 3,000-year-old 'lost' city near Luxor...

At the site near Luxor, home of the legendary Valley of the Kings, workers carefully carried ancient pots and showed human and animal remains dug up from the earth as members of the media toured around curved brick walls and rudimentary streets....

 2021-04-11 18:19 

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China's plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India...

The structure will span the Brahmaputra River before the waterway leaves the Himalayas and flows into India, straddling the worlds longest and deepest canyon at an altitude of more than 1,500 meters....

 2021-04-11 18:15 

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China mulls mixing vaccines to improve efficacy of jabs...

Authorities have to consider ways to solve the issue that efficacy rates of existing vaccines are not high, Chinese media outlet The Paper reported, citing Gao Fu, the head of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention....

 2021-04-11 17:35 

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Evacuation centres open as cyclone intensifies off Western Australia...

Officials asked residents in the town of Denham, Shark Bay, 500 kilometres (311 miles) north of Perth to evacuate while sandbags were being made available to residents of Geraldton, further down the coast, due to potential storm surge....

 2021-04-11 17:24 

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Death toll rises to 7 in East Java earthquake...

Three bodies have been recovered in Lumajang Regency, while another was found in Malang Regency and two others in between those regencies, all in East Java Province, according to National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Raditya Jati....

 2021-04-11 17:09 

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Suez Canal chief suggests...

Maybe the captain made a mistake in a specific (operation) request, such as the rudder or speed, which could have led to that, Osama Rabie said in a recent interview, in reference to the skipper of the 400-meter-long, 220,000-ton Ever Given....

 2021-04-10 23:13 

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Coal waste tip of iceberg as govt delists more toxic wastes...

Wastes from the iron, steel and palm oil industries mostly contain dioxins that are deemed highly toxic and can cause health problems, including cancer....

 2021-04-10 23:00 

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'Fleabag' actor Waller-Bridge to star in new 'Indiana Jones'...

The series fifth installment, to be directed by James Mangold (Ford v Ferrari) has been billed as 78-year-old Fords final film as the hero archaeologist....

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