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 2021-04-06 22:39 

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House, government remain at odds over data protection bill...

Lawmakers are attempting to fast-track the deliberation of a data protection bill despite differences with the government on the establishment of a supervisory body to handle violations....

 2021-04-06 22:30 

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H&M to lay off more than 1,000 staff in Spain: union...

The fashion chain was not immediately available to confirm the information....

 2021-04-06 21:58 

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IOC says no application from North Korea to skip Olympics received...

An IOC spokesman said in a statement that the National Olympic Committee of North Korea was not in a position to hold a telephone conference despite several requests by the organization....

 2021-04-06 21:27 

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Ministry reunites four Indonesian hostages with families after rescue from Abu Sayyaf militants...

Presiding over a ceremony on Monday to reunite the four rescued fishermen with their families, the Foreign Minister stressed trilateral security cooperation and developing Southeast Sulawesis provincial economy as two measure for preventing any future abd...

 2021-04-06 21:14 

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Export recovery and government reform for Indonesia's future...

Indonesia must capitalize on the recent PMI recovery toward manufacturing exports and the omnibus law toward structural reform for improved competitiveness and country attractiveness in the global market....

 2021-04-06 20:30 

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TaniHub says sales may triple during Ramadan...

The agriculture technology start-up expects staple food sales to grow by up to three times this Ramadan as mobility restrictions are eased, but the reopening of shopping malls and markets may lure users back to brick-and-mortar stores....

 2021-04-06 20:15 

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Travelers rush to book flight after Australia travel bubble opened...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the two-way, quarantine-free travel corridor would open from 11:59 p.m. on April 18....

 2021-04-06 19:36 

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More time for self-care: Indonesia’s beauty industry sees online sales surge during WFH...

While the WFH policy and the consumer shift to e-commerce platforms has helped boost online sales of personal care and beauty products toward recovery, brick-and-mortar retailers and salons are yet to see significant recovery growth....

 2021-04-06 19:25 

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Timor Leste reports first fatality from COVID-19...

A coordinator of the ministrys COVID-19 team told reporters a 44-year-old woman, who had been undergoing treatment for the infection in Dili, died Monday....

 2021-04-06 19:21 

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In life and death: Caretakers share their stories and struggles...

Accompanying someone with chronic disease has never been easy. It is physically exhausting and psychologically draining, both for ordinary people and professional health workers. Life partners and caretakers share their stories....

 2021-04-06 19:02 

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Credit Suisse faces $4.7 billion losses from Archegos fiasco...

The Swiss bank and Japans Nomura warned last month that they could face significant losses due to their exposure to a US hedge fund forced to liquidate its holdings....

 2021-04-06 18:38 

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Russia warns Myanmar sanctions could spark 'full-blown civil conflict'...

A course towards threats and pressure including the use of sanctions against the current Myanmar authorities has no future and is extremely dangerous, news agency Interfax quoted a Russian foreign ministry spokesperson as saying....

 2021-04-06 18:20 

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Saudi to allow only 'immunized' pilgrims to Mecca...

The haj and umrah ministry said in a statement that three categories of people would be considered immunized -- those who have received two doses of the vaccine, those administered a single dose at least 14 days prior, and people who have recovered from t...

 2021-04-06 17:50 

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Yellen pledges US international cooperation, calls for global minimum tax...

In a speech ahead of her first International Monetary Fund and World Bank Spring Meetings as Treasury chief, Yellen signaled stronger US engagement on issues from climate change to human rights to tax base erosion....

 2021-04-06 17:07 

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Thandie Newton reverts to original name spelling, 'Thandiwe'...

Newton, the daughter of a British lab technician and a Zimbabwean princess, told Vogue magazine the spelling -- which means beloved in the African countrys Shona language and is pronounced tan-DEE-way -- was changed in the credits for her first acting rol...

 2021-04-06 16:35 

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New Zealand, Australia to open Covid travel bubble...

I can confirm that quarantine-free travel will begin in just under two weeks, at 11:59pm on April 18, Ardern announced after the date was confirmed by her cabinet....

 2021-04-06 16:10 

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Japan rushes to confirm North Korea's decision to skip Tokyo Olympics...

Olympic minister Tamayo Marukawa told a press conference that the government is trying to confirm the details of the online statement that North Koreas Olympic committee decided not to attend the Tokyo Games during its session last month....

 2021-04-06 15:40 

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US joins talks aimed at salvaging Iran nuclear deal...

US President Joe Biden has said he is ready to reverse the decision of his predecessor Donald Trump and return to the 2015 agreement, which was supposed to ensure that Iran never developed a military nuclear programme....

 2021-04-06 01:22 

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Pandemic exposes vulnerability of Indonesia's private schools...

With millions of Indonesians pushed out of jobs and scraping by with reduced incomes because of the prolonged epidemic, parents have struggled to pay for their childrens tuition....

 2021-04-06 00:15 

Jakarta Post

Netanyahu on trial as coalition talks ramp up...

The 71-year-old veteran premier -- who last month contested his fourth election in less than two years -- arrived at the Jerusalem courthouse where he was met by supporters but also opponents who called him Israels crime minister....

 2021-04-06 00:00 

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Philippines slams China over vessels in disputed South China Sea waters...

The Department of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, demanded that China should immediately withdraw the fishing vessels and maritime assets from the area of Whitsun Reef, known in the Philippines as Julian Felipe Reef, and also rejected Chinas description ...

 2021-04-05 23:30 

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ASEAN summit on Myanmar to be held in Jakarta: Brunei and Malaysia...

Leaders of Brunei and Malaysia said the meeting will be held at the ASEAN secretariat in the capital of Indonesia in their joint statement, without mentioning when the meeting will take place....

 2021-04-05 23:19 

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Jokowi orders swift response to Nusa Tenggara disasters...

Tropical cyclone Seroja has caused dozens of deaths and displaced hundreds more in East and West Nusa Tenggara....

 2021-04-05 23:04 

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More than 90 dead in Flores, Timor Leste floods, dozens missing...

Packing heavy winds and rain, the storm heaped more misery on the Southeast Asian nations after Sundays disaster turned small communities into wastelands of mud and uprooted trees and forced thousands of people into shelters....

 2021-04-05 23:01 

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Indonesian public figures, celebs push for climate action...

Indonesian public figures are calling on authorities to take action on climate change and spare the nations future generations from environmental ruin....

 2021-04-05 20:45 

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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter ready to begin Mars flight...

The ultra-light aircraft had been fixed to the belly of the Perseverance rover, which touched down on the Red Planet on February 18....

 2021-04-05 20:34 

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Government puts foot down in Democrat schism, deals political blow to Moeldoko...

The government has rejected the Moeldoko camps claim to the Democrat chairmanship on an administrative technicality, which doesnt bode well for the Presidential Chief of Staffs political standing....

 2021-04-05 20:15 

Jakarta Post

Myanmar military sees violence as the only means: Rights group...

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners researcher, San Min, said in an interview on Sunday that the ongoing unrest in Myanmar is far worse than in previous years with a surging death toll. He said many innocent people have been killed, among t...

 2021-04-05 19:20 

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Rapper DMX still on life support after heart attack...

He was hospitalized at 11 oclock last night at the hospital in White Plains, the New York suburb where he lives, after suffering a heart attack, Richman, who has represented the rapper for 25 years, told AFP....

 2021-04-05 19:09 

Jakarta Post

Falling behind on green targets, Indonesia prepares stimulus for energy, farming...

The stimulus will be part of the countrys coronavirus relief fund....

 2021-04-05 18:34 

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How the pandemic has shifted the consumer behavior progressed digitally...

It has been more than a year since the government declared COVID-19 a public health emergency, nearly a year since the first large-scale social restrictions were imposed in Jakarta and for most of us, almost just as long since nonessential workers started...

 2021-04-05 18:27 

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Tax cut for new cars expanded to include bigger models...

The government has expanded its temporary luxury tax (PPnBM) cut for new cars to include those with engine capacities of up to 2,500 cc starting on April 1 to boost consumer spending and accelerate the automotive sectors recovery....

 2021-04-05 18:15 

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'Chicago 7' rallies Oscar bid with key SAG award...

Aaron Sorkins courtroom drama based on 1968 US anti-war riots -- and the infamous trial that followed -- took top honors at the prize-giving, which was whittled down to a virtual one-hour broadcast due to the pandemic....

 2021-04-05 17:44 

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Planned food estate expansion stokes environmental concerns...

Environmentalists contend that the project will damage peatland and forests, causing wider-reaching problems for the environment....

 2021-04-05 17:37 

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Singapore blogger crowdfunds $100,000 to pay defamation damages...

Leong Sze Hian was sued by Singapores Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong after sharing the piece, which linked Lee to the money-laundering scandal at state fund 1MDB in Malaysia....

 2021-04-05 16:59 

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Shell opens its first EV charging station in Indonesia...

The oil supermajor plans to octuple its global EV charging station fleet from 60,000 in February to around 500,000 by 2025 in realizing a net zero emissions plan by 2050, according to a Feb. 11 statement....

 2021-04-05 16:55 

Jakarta Post

Facing pressure at home, Chinese tech giants expand in Singapore...

Messaging-and-gaming behemoth Tencent is opening a hub and TikTok owner ByteDance is on a hiring spree after establishing a regional HQ, while e-commerce giant Alibaba is investing in property and recruiting....

 2021-04-05 16:45 

Jakarta Post

Malaysian ex-PM Najib starts appeal over 1MDB conviction...

Najib was found guilty last year on all counts in the first of several trials he is facing related to the looting of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad sovereign wealth fund....

 2021-04-05 16:41 

Jakarta Post

Adrian Adioetomo: I’m Throwing Myself into the Fire...

With a music career spanning 15 years, bluesman Adrian Adieotomo has done it all, but on his new album, he had to go somewhere he hadnt been before....

 2021-04-05 16:30 

Jakarta Post

Nikkei tops 30,000 in morning as US jobs data renew recovery hopes...

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 229.19 points, or 0.77 percent, from Friday to 30,083.19. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 11.16 points, or 0.57 percent, to 1,982.78....

 2021-04-05 15:59 

Jakarta Post

LG Electronics to end mobile phone production...

LG Electronics said in January it would consider all possibilities for the future of its mobile phone division. The company first started making mobile phones in 1995....

 2021-04-05 15:25 

Jakarta Post

Death toll rises to 75 dead in Flores, East Timor floods...

Floods sparked by torrential rain have wreaked havoc and destruction on islands stretching from Flores in Indonesia to East Timor, sending thousands fleeing into shelters....

 2021-04-05 15:07 

Jakarta Post

Vietnam's pandemic response leader sworn in as president...

Phuc, 66, was Vietnams prime minister for the last five years, a period in which the economy boomed, and his governments Covid-19 response won plaudits at home and abroad....

 2021-04-05 14:53 

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Box Office: 'Godzilla vs. Kong' Sets Pandemic Record With $48.5 Million Debut...

Godzilla vs. Kong muscled its way to a pandemic-era box office record, giving Hollywood studios and theater owners alike hope that people are ready to return to the movies after a year of watching Netflix at home....

 2021-04-05 14:10 

Jakarta Post

Palace turmoil, wave of arrests over plot to 'destabilise' Jordan...

Hamzah bin Hussein -- a former crown prince stripped of that title by Abdullah in 2004 -- and the others had worked with foreign parties to undermine the security of Jordan, Deputy Prime Minister Ayman Safadi said....

 2021-04-05 13:25 

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Australia says two citizens released from Myanmar detention...

Business consultants Matthew OKane and Christa Avery, a dual Canadian-Australian citizen, were put under house arrest after trying to leave the country on a relief flight in March....

 2021-04-05 13:04 

Jakarta Post

Over 50 dead after flash floods in Flores and Timor Leste...

Floods sparked by torrential rain wreaked havoc and destruction on islands stretching from Flores Island in Indonesia to Timor Leste, a small nation east of the Indonesian archipelago....

 2021-04-05 12:00 

Jakarta Post

Makassar cathedral bombing raises doubts about city’s religious tolerance...

Following a suicide bomb attack at a cathedral in Makassar that left around 20 people wounded, residents and former residents of the biggest eastern Indonesian city assess the state of religious tolerance....

 2021-04-05 07:58 

Jakarta Post

Retno’s diplomatic journey to Tokyo and Fujian...

In terms of geopolitical strategy, Japan will remain one of the most important economic partners for Indonesia and ASEAN. But it will soon be part of a nostalgic, unforgettable memory or romance as at present and in the near future, the region will be mor...

 2021-04-04 20:58 

Jakarta Post

Government pushes for school reopening...

While some epidemiologists believe that schools can reopen safely, teachers are cautious about the plan as vaccination drives remain sluggish and schools are struggling to provide the necessary infrastructure to implement health protocols....

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