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 2021-05-09 00:05 

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Ancient Roman 'domus' with mosaic floors tucked under modern flats...

At the entrance of the 1950s building at the foot of Romes Aventine Hill, all appears normal, with a resident loaded with shopping bags kindly holding the door....

 2021-05-08 22:42 

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Woman charged with premeditated murder in accidental poisoning of 10-year-old boy...

The suspect allegedly wanted to enact revenge on an ex-boyfriend for marrying another woman....

 2021-05-08 22:14 

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Rare Kashmir sapphire glitters in Geneva auction...

The Kashmir sapphire, a 55.19 carat gem, was formerly in the collection of Maureen Constance Guinness, a marchioness of the aristocratic Anglo-Irish brewing family, who died in 1998....

 2021-05-08 20:31 

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'Don't scapegoat migrant workers for COVID-19 surge': Activists...

Rights activists have strongly cautioned the government against adding to the prevailing stigmatization against migrant workers, after a senior minister blamed the vulnerable community for a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Riau and the Riau Islands....

 2021-05-08 20:04 

Jakarta Post

Italy begins to restore Colosseum floor...

The 2,000 year old structure is currently floorless, the ruins of the underground levels walls and tunnels exposed to the open air save for a small platform....

 2021-05-08 18:21 

Jakarta Post

EU leaders pledge Brussels' role in fight against poverty...

The heads of the EU institutions agreed an action plan with stakeholders from labour and civil society, before heading to dinner with most of the 27 member state leaders ahead of Saturdays European summit....

 2021-05-08 16:16 

Jakarta Post

Disappointing April jobs data pose new challenge for Biden agenda...

The weak hiring also pushed the unemployment rate up slightly to 6.1 percent, according to the Labor Departments monthly employment report released Friday....

 2021-05-08 14:29 

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US stocks end at records as weak jobs data boost stimulus hopes...

Economists had projected the economy would add a million positions as vaccines and government stimulus measures allow business to return to normal in the worlds largest economy....

 2021-05-08 12:30 

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PLN pledges carbon neutrality by 2050...

State-owned electricity monopolist PLN has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050 with a plan to phase out fossil fuel-fired power plants and use more renewable energy in its networks....

 2021-05-08 12:00 

Jakarta Post

Bribes, lies and black sticky rice: Indonesians outsmart 'mudik' ban...

The government has banned people from returning to their hometowns for Idul Fitri since the pandemic begun last year. The Jakarta Post spoke to those who have braved the ban, breaking the law to fulfill the annual rite....

 2021-05-08 11:28 

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WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine...

The UN health agency signed off on the two-dose vaccine, which is already being deployed in dozens of countries around the world....

 2021-05-08 05:36 

Jakarta Post

To build cities for women, by women, with women...

A similar business-as-usual sentiment exists when it comes to the participation of women in musrenbang....

 2021-05-08 01:00 

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‘Racist, unnecessary’: How controversial test seen as pretext to fire top KPK employees ...

The controversial civic knowledge test was part of the employment status transition mandated by revised KPK Law, which was passed after a speedy deliberation at the House of Representatives in 2019....

 2021-05-08 00:40 

Jakarta Post

Myanmar junta says seeks stability before allowing ASEAN envoy visit...

Major Kaung Htet San, a spokesman for the ruling military council, told a televised briefing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), of which Myanmar is a member, wanted to send a special representative and Myanmar would cooperate regarding th...

 2021-05-08 00:19 

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Philip Morris to phase out cigarettes in Japan within decade...

The Marlboro maker announced in 2016 a long-term goal to stop selling cigarettes and replace them with alternatives that it says are less harmful -- but this is the first time it has given a clear deadline....

 2021-05-07 23:59 

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China proposes foreign ministerial meeting with ASEAN in June...

The Communist-led Chinese government has been cozying up to ASEAN nations as the United States has been trying to deepen its ties with other democratic countries such as Japan to counter Beijings rising regional and global assertiveness....

 2021-05-07 23:40 

Jakarta Post

Malaysia Open postponed due to surge in COVID-19 cases...

Malaysia on Wednesday imposed movement restrictions in the capital Kuala Lumpur due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 infections in recent weeks....

 2021-05-07 23:12 

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Total pulls Le Monde ads over report on Myanmar military ties...

Total has come under pressure from pro-democracy activists to stop financing the junta since a military coup in February which has been followed by a brutal crackdown on dissent....

 2021-05-07 21:35 

Jakarta Post

Coldplay beam new song into space in chat with French astronaut...

Pesquet spoke with the British group from the International Space Station....

 2021-05-07 20:58 

Jakarta Post

Maids in Hong Kong call for end to 'discriminatory' mandatory vaccination, testing...

An Asian regional advocacy group speaks up against what it believes is an effort to single out migrant workers as vectors of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, in the form of mandatory vaccination and testing as a requirement for extending work contracts....

 2021-05-07 20:55 

Jakarta Post

Lesbian mothers flood German courts with demands for parenting rights...

In Germany, only the biological mother is legally recognised as a parent and her female partner must go through a formal adoption process to become the childs second parent, even if they are married. The process can take years....

 2021-05-07 20:40 

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Facebook fights influence-for-hire campaigns...

The campaigns aimed posts or comments at people in Azerbaijan, Central African Republic, Mexico, Palestine, Peru, and Ukraine, according to the leading social network....

 2021-05-07 20:15 

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Childish Gambino sued for alleged 'This Is America' copyright infrigement...

According to US federal court documents Emelike Nwosuocha says the 2018 rap smash from Donald Glover, whose alter ego is Childish Gambino, is glaringly similar to a song he released two years prior on the Soundcloud platform....

 2021-05-07 19:45 

Jakarta Post

Japan Airlines logs $2.6 billion loss over pandemic...

The carrier, Japans second-largest by market share, suffered a net loss of 286.7 billion yen for the year through March -- its first full-year result in the red since it relisted on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2012....

 2021-05-07 19:43 

Jakarta Post

Unemployment remains high at 6.26% as millions continue to reel from pandemic 'fallout'...

Despite a general decline in unemployment since last August, the national rate remains high amid employers reluctance to hire workers during the current recession....

 2021-05-07 19:25 

Jakarta Post

India records 1.5 million new COVID-19 cases in a week...

As Indias deadly second wave of COVID-19 continues unabated and its total number of cases now stand at 21.49 million, with infections spreading from overcrowded cities to remote rural villages that are home to nearly 70 percent of the 1.3 billion populati...

 2021-05-07 18:50 

Jakarta Post

Boris Johnson's party sweeps to victory in bellwether election...

Conservative candidate Jill Mortimer beat the Labour candidate by 15,529 votes to 8,589, securing what less than a decade ago would have been seen as an impossible feat of dislodging the main opposition Labour Party from one of its heartland seats....

 2021-05-07 18:40 

Jakarta Post

Australia to end ban on citizens returning from India...

Scott Morrison this week barred all travel from India, fearing a large number of Covid-positive arrivals would overwhelm Australias already strained quarantine facilities....

 2021-05-07 18:20 

Jakarta Post

EU-China investment deal 'not exactly a deal'...

I will be very honest with you, this deal was not exactly a deal, Thierry Breton, Frances representative to the EU executive told the Atlantic Council think tank in Washington....

 2021-05-07 18:12 

Jakarta Post

Fatigued, unable to focus, students unsure about universities reopening soon...

To reopen or to not? Some University students want classes to reopen soon but others remain skeptical...

 2021-05-07 17:55 

Jakarta Post

No plan to target Chinese rocket as it falls to Earth: Pentagon chief...

Latest estimates have shown the Long March-5B Y2 rocket, which carried the core module of Chinas first space station to orbit last week, is expected to come down somewhere between Saturday and Sunday, according to Austin....

 2021-05-07 17:45 

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Malaysian ex-PM Najib fined for breaking virus rules...

He was fined 3,000 ringgit ($730) for failing to register at the eatery or have his temperature taken, police said....

 2021-05-07 17:20 

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New Zealand wants a mature relationship with China, foreign minister says...

Nanaia Mahutas comments come after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said this week that differences with its top trading partner were getting harder to reconcile, and the countrys parliament unanimously declared human rights abuses were taking place against ...

 2021-05-07 16:59 

Jakarta Post

Brawl as Mayweather faces off with YouTube star Logan Paul...

The undefeated 44-year-old former welterweight world champion reacted angrily at the Hard Rock Stadium after Pauls brother, Jake, grabbed his cap during a TV interview....

 2021-05-07 16:51 

Jakarta Post

Climate finance: Imperatives for financial institutions...

Indonesia has a vital role to play in the region amid the transition to green investments as a foundational policy of the global financial industry....

 2021-05-07 16:45 

Jakarta Post

Twitter lets people leave tips for some tweeters...

A limited number of users around the world who tweet in English can add a Tip Jar feature to their profiles, according to Twitter senior product manager Esther Crawford....

 2021-05-07 16:38 

Jakarta Post

The EU comes to the Indo Pacific region...

Clearly the EU and its member states, the so-called Team Europe, do not have the prowess to compete militarily against China in far and remote waters at the moment....

 2021-05-07 16:23 

Jakarta Post

Anti-Olympics petition receives over 200,000 signatures in 2 days...

The petition addressed to International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and other representatives of organizers, said the games should not be held to protect peoples lives amid the global health crisis....

 2021-05-07 14:20 

Jakarta Post

Mosques full despite Pakistan's Covid third wave...

Anxious over the viruss deadly rampage through neighbouring India, officials have steadily tightened restrictions and banned travel during the upcoming Eid holiday, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan....

 2021-05-07 14:00 

Jakarta Post

Investing through clicks: Digital platforms offer alternative way to invest...

In a time when you can easily access the world at your fingertips, investing is as easy and convenient as picking up your phone....

 2021-05-07 12:30 

Jakarta Post

Job-loss fears trump COVID-19 fears: survey...

Having a job is a matter of survival. It is understandable that people would rather get sick than go hungry, the Center of Reform on Economics (Core) economist Muhammad Faisal said on Tuesday....

 2021-05-07 02:13 

Jakarta Post

Bracing for the next wave...

The deployment of police on roads leading out of major cities creates the impression that the policy discriminates against the poor....

 2021-05-07 00:20 

Jakarta Post

China slams New Zealand parliament's Uyghur concerns...

Beijing expressed anger after New Zealands parliament passed a watered-down motion Wednesday expressing grave concern at human rights abuses involving the Uyghur Muslim minority in Chinas Xinjiang province....

 2021-05-06 23:50 

Jakarta Post

Brazil's Bolsonaro links COVID-19 to 'germ warfare'...

Its a new virus. Nobody knows whether it was born in a laboratory or because a human ate some animal they shouldnt have, said the far-right leader....

 2021-05-06 23:21 

Jakarta Post

Megawati’s possible BRIN role brings fresh concerns over research politicization...

A presidential regulation on the National Research Agency (BRIN) mandates the agency to have a steering committee led by the head of the Agency for Pancasila Ideology Educations (BPIP) steering committee -- a position held by Indonesian Democratic Party o...

 2021-05-06 23:20 

Jakarta Post

Aston Martin slashes loss as luxury car sales soar...

James Bonds favourite car brand Aston Martin announced a pre-tax loss of 42.2 million ($59 million, 49 million euros) in the first three months of 2021, it said in a statement....

 2021-05-06 22:50 

Jakarta Post

Japan town builds giant squid statue with Covid grant...

The huge pink monument with its tentacles outstretched was unveiled in March by the coastal town of Noto in central Japan as a proud nod to its local delicacy....

 2021-05-06 22:38 

Jakarta Post

Authorities warn of another COVID-19 surge as Ramadan bustle returns...

Authorities have warned of another surge in COVID-19 cases ahead of the Idul Fitri holidays as people begin to crowd into shopping centers, restaurants and places of worship with their guard against the virus lowered, or return to their hometowns despite ...

 2021-05-06 22:20 

Jakarta Post

Taiwan thanks G7 support for Taiwan's participation in WHO forums...

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Joanne Ou pointed out that it is the first time Taiwan has been included in the communique of the G-7 foreign ministers meeting....

 2021-05-06 21:45 

Jakarta Post

Death toll in Batang Toru power plant landslide rises to 10...

A landslide triggered by heavy rains struck the Chinese-backed Batang Toru hydropower plant on Thursday last week, burying an estimated 13 people....

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