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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...

Nine Dead, 10 Injured In Philippines’ Three-Car Crash

MANILA: At least nine people were killed and 10 others injured in a three-car crash along a highway early on Tuesday morning in Cardona...

Tokyo National Stadium Ready For 2020 Summer Olympics

ANKARA: Japanese prime minister opened the Tokyo National Stadium, which was built for next summer's Tokyo Olympic Games, Anadolu Agency reported. Shinzo Abe underlined that...

Pope Francis Calls For Greater Commitment To Protect Women And Children

BANGKOK: Pope Francis has called for greater commitment to protect women and children from every form of exploitation, enslavement, violence and abuse as he...

Jokowi Sworn In As Indonesian President for Second Term

JAKARTA: President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was sworn in as the President of Indonesia for a second term at a ceremony held in the Indonesian...

Jokowi To Announce New Cabinet After Swearing-In On Sunday

JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will announce his new Cabinet after he is sworn-in as the republic’s president for the 2019- 2024 term...

Attacks On Saudi Oil Facilities Threaten Global Supply, Price Hikes

LONDON: An attack on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday (Sep 14) is believed to have disrupted half the country's production capacity, making the United States the...

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