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 2021-02-28 16:20 

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Manchester City stride clear, Brighton pay the penalty amid refereeing chaos...

Pep Guardiolas men are now 13 points clear thanks to a 20-game winning run in all competitions that has seen them close in on an unprecedented quadruple of trophies....

 2021-02-28 16:00 

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China, India, Russia engage in vaccine diplomacy as western nations hoard supplies...

China is donating locally produced vaccines to 53 countries that have requested them, mainly in Southeast Asia and Africa....

 2021-02-28 15:45 

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US House clears Biden’s pandemic aid, leaves out minimum wage plan...

Four days after the COVID-19 death toll surpassed 500,000 in the US, the sprawling measure backed by President Joe Biden and seen as a moral imperative by many now heads to the Senate for consideration next week....

 2021-02-28 15:20 

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Five things to watch for at the Golden Globes...

Millions of viewers are expected to tune in for the ceremony honoring the best in film and television, but what should you be watching for?...

 2021-02-28 14:50 

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Protesters against coup gather in Myanmar after hundreds arrested...

State television announced that Myanmars UN envoy had been fired for betraying the country, after he urged the United Nations to use any means necessary to reverse the Feb. 1 coup that ousted elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi....

 2021-02-28 03:34 

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KAWS retrospective opens in New York...

The artists unique creations have been featured around the world but the exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum marks the first major retrospective in his 25-year career....

 2021-02-28 03:13 

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Lady Gaga's dogs safely returned: LA police...

Lady Gagas dogs safely returned: LA police...

 2021-02-28 00:46 

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S. Sulawesi Governor Nurdin Abdullah, known for his antigraft stance, arrested by KPK...

KPK investigators apprehended South Sulawesi Governor Nurdin Abdullah and five other individuals for alleged corruption on early Saturday....

 2021-02-27 22:38 

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Tanoto Foundation supports innovations by student researchers with annual contest...

Twenty-four teams from six universities across the country participated in this years competition....

 2021-02-27 19:17 

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[COMMENTARY] Creating a safe cyberspace for everyone...

The real question is, how far-reaching do we need to revise the Electronic Information and Transactions (ITE) Law? The answer is, astronomically....

 2021-02-27 19:12 

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Govt issues jobs law rules as legal challenges lag...

The government has issued 45 government regulations and four presidential regulations for the implementation of the Job Creation Law....

 2021-02-27 17:32 

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Anger as graft suspects, lawmakers' families get vaccinated...

Corruption detainees and lawmakers families are among people on the recipient list during the second phase of the national COVID-19 vaccination drive....

 2021-02-27 16:15 

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Sacha Baron Cohen: outrageous comedian with serious point, and two Globes nods...

From a tracksuited rapper to a bumbling Kazakh TV reporter in a green mankini, Sacha Baron Cohen has made his name with outrageous characters who expose real peoples prejudices and hypocrisy....

 2021-02-27 15:59 

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Myanmar envoy makes emotional appeal for UN action against coup...

Myanmars ambassador to the United Nations made an impassioned plea Friday for the international community to take the strongest possible action to end the juntas rule in the country....

 2021-02-27 15:56 

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Saudi says 'completely rejects' US assessment on Khashoggi murder...

Saudi Arabia on Friday said it completely rejects a declassified US report that found that de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved journalist Jamal Khashoggis 2018 murder....

 2021-02-27 15:47 

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Tina Turner doc, lockdown films headline virtual Berlin fest...

The world premiere of a documentary about music legend Tina Turner and an impressive pack of pandemic-era movies will take the spotlight at an all-virtual Berlin film festival starting Monday....

 2021-02-27 15:39 

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Biden says US air strike in Syria a warning to Iran...

President Joe Biden said Friday that a US air strike against an Iranian-backed militia in eastern Syria, the first since he took office, should be seen by Iran as a warning....

 2021-02-27 13:14 

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US says Saudi prince approved Khashoggi murder but spares him sanctions...

The prince, who is de facto ruler of the longtime US ally and oil provider, approved an operation in Istanbul, Turkey to capture or kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, said an intelligence report newly declassified by President Joe Bidens administratio...

 2021-02-27 02:53 

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Pandemic-era whirlwind diplomacy moves needle in ASEAN...

From grounded flights to tight COVID-19 checks, the meeting between Indonesias foreign minister and a representative of Myanmars post-coup junta in Thailand was a feat of pandemic-era diplomacy, but whether it will achieve the intended results remains to ...

 2021-02-27 01:55 

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Tom Holland goes through transformation in opioid crisis movie 'Cherry'...

Holland, who rose to global fame when he was cast by the Russo brothers as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the 2016 superhero movie Captain America: Civil War, said he wasnt sure if he was ready to take on the title role in the new gritty crime drama....

 2021-02-27 01:30 

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ASEAN to hold foreign ministers meeting on Myanmar on Tuesday...

It would be the first meeting of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations since the member countrys military ousted the elected government led by Aung San Suu Kyi on Feb. 1....

 2021-02-27 01:10 

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Is Anies really a transportation hero? Experts beg to differ...

Urban transportation experts have reservations about giving credit to Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan for his work on the capitals public transportation system....

 2021-02-26 22:38 

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Indonesian e-marketplaces brace for regulatory turbulence...

The Indonesian E-commerce Association (IdEA) wants regulations on taxation, stamp duties and content moderation to be revised....

 2021-02-26 21:15 

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Briton jailed for breaking Singapore quarantine rules...

Nigel Skea was also fined Sg$1,000 (US$750) for the breach, while Singaporean Agatha Maghesh Eyamalai -- now his wife -- was jailed for a week for helping him....

 2021-02-26 21:08 

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Microsoft to establish first data center region in Indonesia...

Microsoft believes its investment in Indonesia can generate US$6.3 billion in new revenue from the country....

 2021-02-26 20:55 

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Chelsea win over United would complete landmark week for Tuchel...

Last weekends 1-1 draw at Southampton maintained Tuchels unbeaten start but cost Chelsea their place in the top four. More significantly, it offered proof that Tuchel is not afraid to bruise egos....

 2021-02-26 20:28 

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Myanmar police detain Japanese journalist at protest in Yangon...

Yuki Kitazumi, who runs a media production company and used to be a journalist for the Japanese business daily, the Nikkei, according to his Facebook page and interviews with online media, was arrested on Friday morning....

 2021-02-26 19:43 

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Boeing 777 with engine trouble makes emergency landing in Moscow: Airline...

Online flight trackers confirmed the flight was carried out with a Boeing 777....

 2021-02-26 19:20 

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US approves Pfizer vaccine storage for 2 weeks at higher temperature...

The alternative temperature for transportation and storage will help ease the burden of procuring ultralow cold storage equipment for vaccination sites and should help to get vaccine to more sites, the US Food and Drug Administration said in a press relea...

 2021-02-26 19:19 

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Indro Warkop's top 5 Warkop DKI titles: Revisiting Indonesia’s iconic comedy films...

The movies of Warkop DKI defined a generations comedic take under the pressures of an authoritarian regime. Their laughter still rings long and true to reach younger viewers in todays coronavirus-addled world, helped along by a new platform: Netflix....

 2021-02-26 18:50 

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Japan set to lift virus emergency but Tokyo metro to keep restrictions...

Of the 10 prefectures under the state of emergency, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is expected to announce Aichi, Gifu, Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo and Fukuoka will be removed from the list a week earlier than the scheduled end date of March 7 as infections declin...

 2021-02-26 18:15 

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Hong Kong and South Korea start coronavirus vaccination drives...

Hong Kong and South Korea kicked off coronavirus vaccination drives on Friday, as momentum builds for inoculation rollouts across the Asia-Pacific region....

 2021-02-26 17:28 

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I choose you! Pokemon turns 25...

Twenty-five years after Pokemon first began delighting children and adults alike, the phenomenon is still capturing hearts, with smartphone craze Pokemon Go enjoying record success in virus-hit 2020....

 2021-02-26 17:25 

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Biden, Saudi king speak ahead of Khashoggi murder report...

President Joe Biden held a long-delayed first phone call Thursday with Saudi King Salman ahead of an imminent US intelligence report expected to link the Arab kingdoms powerful crown prince to the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

 2021-02-26 17:23 

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Nikkei briefly dives 3% in morning after tech names drop on Wall Street...

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average sank 722.10 points, or 2.39 percent, from Thursday to 29,446.17. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was down 37.05 points, or 1.92 percent, at 1,889.18....

 2021-02-26 16:30 

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Somare, PNG's 'father of the nation', dead at 84...

Papua New Guineas first prime minister and father of the nation Sir Michael Somare died on Friday after what his family described as a brief battle with cancer. He was 84....

 2021-02-26 16:15 

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US strikes 'Iranian-backed militant' site in Syria: Pentagon...

The US military struck facilities in eastern Syria used by Iran-backed armed groups Thursday, saying President Joe Bidens new administration was sending Tehran a message after recent rocket attacks on US troop locations in Iraq....

 2021-02-26 16:09 

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Indonesia to form ‘world’s largest’ geothermal holding firm...

The government appears set to steam ahead in developing the countrys geothermal potential, with a plan to form a joint geothermal holding company by merging three SOEs....

 2021-02-26 16:04 

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The Negev Bedouin: Israel's vaccine blind spot...

Deep in the Negev desert, Bedouin residents of a village deemed illegal by Israel say more houses have been demolished than people vaccinated, despite the Jewish states world-beating coronavirus inoculation drive....

 2021-02-26 16:00 

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EU leaders debate push to boost defences...

EU leaders on Friday will discuss efforts aimed at bolstering the blocs ability to tackle security threats, as Brussels looks to convince sceptics over its drive for a more assertive Europe....

 2021-02-26 15:57 

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Myanmar's civil servant strikes start to bite...

Public hospitals are deserted. Government offices left dark. And the trains dont leave the stations....

 2021-02-26 15:38 

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Greek PM hits back at sex scandal cover-up claims...

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday hit back at accusations that he tried to cover up a sex abuse scandal involving a top theatre director appointed by his government....

 2021-02-26 15:35 

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G20 finance chiefs to talk Covid recovery, aid to poor countries...

G20 finance ministers and central bankers will gather for a video conference led by Italy Friday, hoping to align plans for relaunching the global economy after the coronavirus pandemic and to limit harm to the worst-off nations shut out of the race for v...

 2021-02-26 15:30 

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Twitter considers charging users for special content, in revenue push...

Twitter said Thursday it plans to offer a subscription service in which users would pay for special content from high-profile accounts, part of an economic model to diversify its revenue....

 2021-02-26 15:00 

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Domestic consumption via e-commerce helps absorb Indonesia’s economic shocks...

Statistics Indonesia (BPS) recently announced that Indonesias economy contracted 2.07 percent year-on-year (yoy) in 2020 due to the blows dealt by the COVID-19 pandemic, marking the countrys first recession since the 1998 Asian financial crisis....

 2021-02-26 13:45 

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Biden trade pick cautious on return to TPP...

Noting her past career as chief enforcer against Chinas unfair trade practices at the US Trade Representative Office, Tai said at a Senate confirmation hearing that she knows the critical importance of having a strategic and coherent plan for holding Chin...

 2021-02-26 13:24 

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Playing with Castro slogan, rap hit angers leaders of Cuba...

Entitled Patria y Vida (Fatherland and Life) -- a positive spin on the slogan Patria o Muerte (Fatherland or Death) coined by Fidel Castro in 1960 -- the song has racked up more than two million views since its release on YouTube on February 16....

 2021-02-26 13:15 

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Beyond Meat signs long-term agreements with McDonald's, KFC...

The strategic agreements will cover a three-year period for McDonalds and the next several years for Yum! Brands, according to two separate statements from Beyond Meat....

 2021-02-26 10:00 

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Israel freezes vaccine gifts scheme amid legal uncertainty...

Israel has halted its plan to distribute surplus coronavirus vaccines as authorities examined whether it was in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus authority to order the move, the justice ministry said Thursday....

 2021-02-26 09:30 

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Teenage T-Rexes edged out smaller dinosaur species, says study...

A team of US scientists has demonstrated that the offspring of huge carnivorous dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus rex, who grew from the size of house cats to towering monsters, reshaped their ecosystems by outcompeting smaller rival species....

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