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Japanese Prime Minister Abe says Tokyo Olympics postponement possible

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the Parliament on Monday that the Tokyo Olympic Games could be postponed because of the global spread of...

Philippines Reports 73 New Coronavirus Cases, Six More Deaths

MANILA: The Philippines reported 73 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 380, the health ministry said on Sunday. It also announced six more deaths...

COVID-19: Indonesia death toll hits 38

A total of 81 positive COVID-19 cases were reported in Indonesia as of noon today, with six deaths taking the fatality rate to 38. Indonesian...

Singapore reports first 2 deaths from coronavirus

Singapore reported two coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday, marking the city-state’s first fatalities from the infection. The patients who died were a 75-year-old Singaporean woman​ and...

COVID-19: Indonesia death tally climbs to 19

  Indonesia is still adopting the social distancing approach in its effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, despite the republic’s death toll from the...

Covid-19; Jakarta Closes Schools, Tourist Spots For Two Weeks

The Jakarta administration today closed schools and tourist attractions in the city for two weeks in a move to curb the spread of COVID-19...

Indonesia reports first COVID-19 death

A 53-year-old foreign woman has become the first fatality linked to COVID-19 in Indonesia, the Indonesian government said today. The government spokesman on COVID-19, Achmad...

Tokyo Olympics may be postponed 1-2 years

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo may be postponed 1-2 years because of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Sputnik news quoted the...

26 Killed As Bus Plunges Into Ravine In South Sumatra

JAKARTA: At least 26 passengers were killed after the express bus they were travelling in plunged into a ravine and landed in a river...

Indonesia Speeds Up Capital City Move

JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday that he had ordered his Cabinet to speed up a US$32.79 billion project to move the...

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