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 2019-10-14 02:06 

Jakarta Post

Starbucks stores that only accept mobile orders sure beat the line...

How worried should we be about Starbuckss recent announcement that it plans to begin testing a new type of store that only takes orders via mobile app — no cashiers?...

 2019-10-14 01:50 

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Flood inundates hundeds of homes in Aceh...

Flood triggered by heavy rains over the past few days inundated hundreds of houses in three villages in Nagan Raya district, Aceh province, on Sunday, with floodwater reaching a depth of 60 cm to 100 cm.The heavy rains caused ......

 2019-10-14 00:01 

Jakarta Post

Cobain’s cigarette-burned ‘Unplugged’ sweater may fetch $300,000...

The sweater Kurt Cobain wore for Nirvanas iconic performance on MTVs Unplugged is up for auction -- and may fetch as much as $300,000....

 2019-10-13 23:27 

Jakarta Post

At least 26 dead after Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan...

More than 100,000 rescuers, including 31,000 troops, were working into the night to reach people trapped after torrential rain caused landslides and filled rivers until they burst their banks....

 2019-10-13 22:31 

Jakarta Post

In its 16th edition, UWRF ponders consequences of human actions...

Karma the theme of this years Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (UWRF) is derived from the Balinese Hindus spiritual principle of karma phala, where each action has a consequence equal in force, and similar in form....

 2019-10-13 22:29 

Jakarta Post

Experience Your K-Food: Discovering Korean cuisine through web series...

Korean cuisine -- from Korean-inspired fast food offerings to authentic dishes expertly crafted by native Korean chefs -- is enjoying a moment in the limelight....

 2019-10-13 22:04 

Jakarta Post

Bali bombings: 17 years on, terror still haunts...

Survivors and family members of victims and Bali residents held a vigil on Saturday evening in Kuta to commemorate the Bali bombings that took 202 lives 17 years ago....

 2019-10-13 22:02 

Jakarta Post

Scientists endorse mass civil disobedience to force climate action...

More than 300 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warning that failure could inflict incalculable human suffering....

 2019-10-13 21:08 

Jakarta Post

Surya Paloh to meet with Prabowo on Sunday night...

NasDem Party chairman Surya Paloh is scheduled to meet Gerindra Party chairman Prabowo Subianto on Sunday night at the formers residence in South Jakarta....

 2019-10-13 20:18 

Jakarta Post

Urbanites hopeful, indigenous people concerned about new capital plan...

For many people in Balikpapan, the governments plan to build a new capital city in resource-rich East Kalimantan is seen as a second chance at survival after the city suffered an economic recession around the mid-2010s because of a bearish oil and gas mar...

 2019-10-13 20:14 

Jakarta Post

Singaporean accused of dismembering wife, stepson leads Melaka police to human heads on roof...

The decomposed and dismembered remains of the victims a 27-year-old woman and her 11-year-old son were first stumbled upon by a grass-cutter in bushes next to an industrial area last Thursday, The Star reported....

 2019-10-13 20:14 

Jakarta Post

Jokowi opens Cabinet door to opposition...

President Joko Jokowi Widodo brought the horse-trading over seats in his next Cabinet into his own office over the past two days as he signaled his openness to allow erstwhile opposition leaders into his coalition during his second and final term in offic...

 2019-10-13 20:03 

Jakarta Post

Iraq War whistleblower film has Bush and Blair in its sights...

A British whistleblower responsible for a dramatic leak in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq and now the subject of a Hollywood film hopes it will refocus attention on the flawed evidence that led to war....

 2019-10-13 19:38 

Jakarta Post

As more parties join Cabinet, Jokowi may recruit partisan professionals...

Jokowi said he still wanted more professionals in the Cabinet, or at least half of his Cabinet, but he is open to the possibility of recruiting professionals that are also members of political parties....

 2019-10-13 19:12 

Jakarta Post

‘Kumolo Bumi’: Padneçwara dance company marks 43rd anniversary with love story...

The Padnewara dance company commemorated its 43rd anniversary with a performance of Kumolo Bumi on Oct. 11 and 12 at Gedung Kesenian Jakarta....

 2019-10-13 18:23 

Jakarta Globe

Who Is JAD, the Group Blamed for Attacking Indonesia's Chief Security Minister?...

Jamaah Ansharut Daulah has been the most active terror group in Indonesia over the past few years, having been involved in several attacks....

 2019-10-13 18:05 

Jakarta Post

Six out of 10 European women suffer sexism at work: survey...

Sixty percent of women in Europe have suffered gender-based or sexual violence at work, according to a study across five countries published on Saturday....

 2019-10-13 17:01 

Jakarta Post

Jakarta eyes bike-sharing service to promote eco-transit...

Jakarta aims to follow in the footsteps of many cities around the world where eco-friendly mobility by means of riding a bicycle is highly encouraged through bike-sharing programs, amid the longstanding issue of air pollution and traffic congestion in the...

 2019-10-13 16:06 

Jakarta Post

Emirati astronaut returns home to hero's welcome...

An Emirati astronaut who became the first Arab to reach the International Space Station received a heros welcome home on Saturday....

 2019-10-13 15:31 

Jakarta Post

Construction of elevated toll road in North Jakarta sparks criticism...

The toll road sections will be built atop the existing Jakarta Inner Toll Road section in North Jakarta....

 2019-10-13 14:25 

Jakarta Post

Environmental lawyer was drunk, became victim of vehicle crash in Medan: Police...

Police suspected Golfried had been operating his motorcycle under the influence of alcohol....

 2019-10-13 14:08 

Jakarta Post

Iraqi and Vietnamese directors scoop top prize at Busan film festival...

An Iraq-Qatar co-production looking at life in war-torn Baghdad and a Vietnamese tale of a young bookie struggling to support himself and his loved ones have shared the top award at the 24th Busan International Film Festival....

 2019-10-13 13:39 

Jakarta Post

40 Malaysians held in Syria seeking to return home...

Bukit Aman Special Branch Counter Terrorism Division (E8) chief Deputy Comm Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said 11 of them were men while the rest comprised women and children....

 2019-10-13 13:09 

Jakarta Post

Rescue efforts underway as Typhoon Hagibis kills seven in Japan...

Serious flooding was reported in central Japans Nagano, where a burst levee sent swollen waters from the Chikuma river gushing into residential neighbourhoods, flooding homes up to the second floor....

 2019-10-13 13:09 

Jakarta Post

Aria that cost Marie-Antoinette her head is sung again at Versailles...

The last time the strains of the aria Oh Richard! Oh my king! echoed around the Opera Royal at Versailles it was for Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette just before they were dragged off to Paris and their doom by their revolting subjects....

 2019-10-13 12:10 

Jakarta Post

New York's Museum of Modern Art set to reopen, bigger and better...

New Yorks heralded Museum of Modern Art reopens this month after a multi-million-dollar makeover that will allow curators to display hundreds more works every year....

 2019-10-13 11:11 

Jakarta Post

Jane Fonda arrested in climate protest at US Capitol...

Oscar-winner Jane Fonda was arrested Friday outside the US Capitol where she was protesting climate change and demanding action to protect the environment....

 2019-10-13 10:13 

Antara News

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Wamena Airport to return to normalcy next week: Minister...

Wamena Airport in Papua is expected to return to its normal operation next week, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said here on Sunday."Within less than a week, it (Wamena Airport) will return to normal. I think ......

 2019-10-13 10:08 

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Jayawijaya Police hunts down perpetrators of fatal stabbing in Wouma...

The Papua Police has hunted down perpetrators in fatal stabbing of a construction worker in Wouma, Jayawijaya District of Papua on Saturday.Jayawijaya Police Chief Adjunct Senior Commissioner Tonny Ananda Swadaya said here on ......

 2019-10-13 06:23 

Jakarta Globe

Blue Bird Introduces Indonesia's First Fleet of Electric Taxis...

Indonesia's largest taxi operator has introduced 25 Chinese-made BYD e6 MPVs and five Tesla Model X 75D SUVs....

 2019-10-13 06:23 

Jakarta Globe

BPOM Suspends Production and Distribution of Ranitidine, Orders Recall...

Some heartburn and ulcer medications containing ranitidine were found to be contaminated with nitrosodimethylamine, which can cause cancer....

 2019-10-13 04:03 

Antara News

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Toshiba to build CO2-free energy system for Indonesia...

Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with state-owned electricity company, Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) to build hydrogen-based energy systems with zero CO2 ......

 2019-10-13 03:50 

Antara News

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Indonesia's Febriana/Amalia advances to WJC 2019 finals...

Indonesia's women's doubles pair Febriana Dwipuji Kusuma/Amalia Cahaya Pratiwi advanced to the BWF World Junior Championship (WJC) 2019 in Kazan, Russia, on SundayThe Indonesian duo moved to the finals after ......

 2019-10-13 03:41 

Antara News

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President urged to form fact-finding team over Kendari shooting...

The lawyer team of two students killed in a rally outside the Southeast Sulawesi Provincial Legislative Assembly (DPRD) building on Sept 26 have appealed to President Joko Widodo to set up an independent fact-finding team to ......

 2019-10-13 03:27 

Antara News

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Minister wants museums developed as symbols of civilization...

Education and Culture Minister Muhadjir Efendy has appealed to Indonesia's regional governments to seriously manage museums as a symbol of civilization and a means for the younger generations to study the journey of this ......

 2019-10-13 02:05 

Jakarta Post

US health officials say vaping illness may have multiple causes...

US health officials said on Friday there may be more than one cause behind the nationwide outbreak of serious lung illnesses linked to vaping, and that they have not yet seen a meaningful drop in new cases....

 2019-10-13 00:39 

Jakarta Post

K-Pop's BTS rocks out in ultra-conservative Saudi...

The Saudi capital burst into life with the cheers of young fans of Korean pop group BTS as they performed in the kingdom seeking to transform its ultra-conservative image....

 2019-10-13 00:00 

Jakarta Post

Colorado ski resorts kick off opening-day race after storm...

The icy blizzard that dumped snow across the Rocky Mountains this week kicked off an opening-day race for Colorados ski resorts....

 2019-10-12 22:01 

Jakarta Post

Vivid gladiator fresco discovered at Pompeii...

A vivid fresco depicting an armour-clad gladiator standing victorious as his wounded opponent stumbles gushing blood has been discovered in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, Italys culture ministry said Friday....

 2019-10-12 21:42 

Jakarta Post

Govt provides 40,000 houses to victims of Lombok earthquake...

There are about 77,917 other houses that are being rebuilt and are expected to be finished in December....

 2019-10-12 21:31 

Jakarta Post

KFC Indonesia collaborates with young designers for Jakarta Fashion Week...

Fast food franchise KFC Indonesia is marking its 40th anniversary in style by creating sneaker and streetwear collections in collaboration with four Indonesian labels: Never Too Lavish, Argyle & Oxford, Evil Fact and Sandalboyz....

 2019-10-12 21:22 

Jakarta Post

Indonesian Military removes officers after spouses post Facebook comments on Wiranto's attack...

The Indonesian Military (TNI) is taking legal action against the spouses of members that posted negative comments about the stabbing of Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto....

 2019-10-12 20:02 

Jakarta Post

Britain to mark Gandhi's 1931 visit with commemorative coin...

Britain will commission a commemorative coin to mark the 90th anniversary of the final visit by Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi, its finance minister announced Thursday....

 2019-10-12 18:24 

Jakarta Globe

Indonesian Military Demotes 3 Members for Wives' Social Media Posts About Wiranto Attack...

Their wives were reported to police for violating the Electronic Information and Transactions Law....

 2019-10-12 18:24 

Jakarta Globe

Attack on Wiranto Could Be Just a Warmup, Former Militant Warns...

A former member of Indonesia Islamic State said it may be a forerunner of more serious acts of terror before the presidential inauguration....

 2019-10-12 18:05 

Jakarta Post

Gare du Nord, Europe's busiest station, may get bigger...

Europes busiest train station, Paris bustling Gare du Nord, may get a much-needed facelift after a government tribunal Friday approved part of a 600-million-euro ($663-million) plan to enlarge and modernise the 155-year-old edifice....

 2019-10-12 17:08 

Jakarta Post

Spotlight on artists at 'Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia' exhibition...

A short list on artists featured at the Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia exhibition, which showcases the work of 24 Indonesian contemporary artists and is open until Oct. 27....

 2019-10-12 16:06 

Jakarta Post

First man to perform spacewalk dies...

Alexei Leonov, a legendary Soviet cosmonaut who was the first man to perform a spacewalk in 1965, died in Moscow on Friday aged 85 after a long illness....

 2019-10-12 15:51 

Antara News

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Government encourages fashion industry to support economic growth...

The Indonesian government is encouraging the development of creative industry particularly fashion to support the national economy, Manpower Minister Hanif Dhakiri has said."The development of the fashion industry which ......

 2019-10-12 15:47 

Antara News

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41 countries participating in 'Java Summer Camp 2019'...

As many as 99 foreign nationals from 41 countries are taking part in the "8th Java Summer Camp 2919" being held in Sleman District, Yogyakarta Special Province, which began on October 11.Some 250 participants are ......

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