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Sriwijaya Aircraft Confirmed Crashed – Indonesian Transport Minister

JAKARTA: A Sriwijaya Air jetliner which lost contact after taking off from Jakarta was confirmed to have crashed into the waters of Thousand Islands, Jakarta. Indonesian Transport...

Kamala Harris: First US Woman Vice President-Elect

ANKARA: With Joe Biden the projected winner of the 2020 White House race, his running mate, Kamala Harris, is set to mark several firsts...

Joe Biden Elected US New President

WASHINGTON: Joe Biden has been elected as the United States new President, CNN and other US media reported on Sunday. Earlier projections of victory was...

US Election: Key State Recounts May Decide Presidency

ANKARA: President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden seem to be in the home stretch of the fiercely fought presidential race, but vote...

Election Day Voting Begins In US With First Ballots Cast In New Hampshire

WASHINGTON: Election Day voting kicked off in the United States early Tuesday morning with first ballots cast in Dixville Notch and Millsfield, two small...

Protests Against Indonesia’s Labour Law Turn Unruly

JAKARTA: A series of demonstrations against labour-related laws took place in several provinces in Indonesia today, including in the capital city. The demonstrations also led to...

Philippine Prison Riot Reportedly Leaves 9 Dead: Police

MANILA: A riot erupted at a crowded prison in the Philippine capital before dawn on Friday, killing at least nine inmates, reported Xinhua news...

CDC Says Coronavirus Can Sometimes Spread Through Airborne Transmission

WASHINGTON: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday issued an updated guidance saying the novel coronavirus can sometimes spread through...

Lee Hsien Loong sworn in as Singapore Prime Minister

SINGAPORE: People's Action Party (PAP) secretary-general Lee Hsien Loong was sworn in as Singapore Prime Minister at a ceremony held at the Istana today. The...

COVID-19: Jokowi urges Indonesians not to ‘balik kampung’ for Aidilfitri

JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) wants Indonesians to forgo the "balik kampung” to celebrate Aidilfitri in May to curb the spread of COVID-19...

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