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The Amelia Earhart Mystery Stays Down in the Deep

Amelia Earhart in December of 1937. (Library of Congress via The New York Times) For two weeks in August, a multimillion-dollar search from air, land and sea sought to solve …

EM ASIA FX-Taiwan dollar, Thai baht edge up; Indonesian rupiah slips

Oct 15 (Reuters) – The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0213 GMT. CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR Change on the day at 0213 GMT Currency …

Manufacturing Activity in Indonesia Ends Third Quarter on a Weak Note

Although the IHS Markit Indonesia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (or PMI) edged up from a reading of 49.0 in August 2019 to 49.1 in September 2019, it remained well below …

Vietnam Tops List of Trade Performers in ASEAN

HO CHI MINH CITY – Vietnam has just topped a list of economic performers in Southeast Asia, a list that Standard Chartered Bank calls the “rising stars” of global trade …

Demi Rose PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Stunning model shows off her famous physique 

Demi Rose PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Stunning model shows off her famous physique in racy one-shouldered swimsuit during Bali break By Ciara Farmer For Mailonline Published: 03:30 EDT, 14 August 2019 | …

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Travel to europe the Islamic way

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Trips to European countries can be done while observing Islamic practices and can also introduce travellers to the close relationship between the Islamic world and Europe …

Taiwan`s percussion group performs at Salihara International Festival

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Taiwan`s Ju Percussion Group (JPG) performed in Komunitas Salihara Arts Center in Jakarta on Tuesday night as part of the Indonesian Salihara International Performing Arts Festival …

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Prince Abdul Aziz ALFAISAL to be nominated as ISSF president

The General Assembly of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) will be holding its extraordinary meeting in Jeddah on Monday to elect new president of board of directors of ISSF, …

Indonesian representatives progress to Malaysia Open quarter-finals

Six representatives from Indonesia blazed a trail into the quarter-finals of the 2019 Celcom Axiata Malaysia Open badminton tournament at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the BWF official …

Three Indonesian representatives qualify for the 2019 Swiss Open semifinals

Indonesia has succeeded in sending three representatives to compete in the 2019 Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament for the mixed doubles, men's doubles, and men's singles events. The Garuda …

jokowi urges young garuda squad to keep championship spirit alive

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) fulfilled his promise to receive the Young Garuda Squad`s members here on Thursday, urging them to keep their championship spirit alive. The Young Garuda Squad`s entourage …

Weightlifting – Indonesia`s Eko wins gold from world championships 2019

Indonesian weightlifter Eko Yuli Irawan took home a gold medal from the World Weightlifting Championships held in Fuzhou, capital of China`s Fujian province, from February 22 to 27. "Eko won …

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KontraS presses for legal action against officers shooting students

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) urged the Indonesian Police (Polri) to initiate legally process against officers, who shot dead two Halu Oleo University …

Cycling teams from 25 nations contesting Tour de Singkarak 2019

Padang (ANTARA) – Cyclists from 25 nations and grouped in 22 teams will compete in the 11th Tour de Singkarak (TdS) international cycling race and sports tourism event in West …

5.9-magnitude quake rocks Enggano, Bengkulu

Jakarta (ANTARA) – An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 rocked Enggano in Bengkulu Province on Tuesday morning, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG). The epicenter of the quake …

Police confiscate 115 arrows, 22 archery bows from house in Mimika

Timika, Papua (ANTARA) – The Mimika police on Monday raided a house in the Benglap area of Karang Senang SP3 Village, and confiscated 115 arrows, 22 archery bows, an axe, …

BNPB ropes in expert help for research on Maluku quakes

We must be able to be better. We must think of how to prepare the community and building construction (to face earthquakes in the future) as part of efforts to …