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China’s Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING – China’s economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in June, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders as they fight …

Jokowi, Prabowo meeting reflects Indonesian unity: Sri Mulyani

“The two figures remain united although they competed in the 2019 Presidential Election,” Finance Minister Sri Mulyani said in Tangerang, Banten Province, on Sunday. Tangerang, Banten (ANTARA) – The meeting …

One Dies, Hundreds Evacuate after 7.3 Quake in Indonesia

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least one person has been found dead and hundreds were evacuated after a major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, …

Powerful earthquake hits Indonesia, no threat of tsunami

A strong, shallow earthquake has struck eastern Indonesia, damaging some houses and causing panicked residents to flee to temporary shelters. There were no immediate reports of casualties, and authorities said …

Man accused of orphanage sex abuse kept jailed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on child sexual abuse charges against a man who founded and ran a Kenyan orphanage (all times local): 4:30 p.m. An American man accused of …

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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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Non-communicable disease trend increases in Indonesia

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The trend of non-communicable disease in Indonesia has increased based on the Public Health Development Index (IPKM) issued by the Research and Development Center of the Health …

Rapid Reaction Team deployed in South Halmahera

The Rapid Reaction Team has arrived in Ternate. The team used a motorboat to get to the affected location Jakarta (ANTARA) – A Rapid Reaction Team of the National Disaster …

North Maluku earthquake claims two lives, displaces 1,104 people

Ternate, North Maluku (ANTARA) – A magnitude-7.2 earthquake that hit South Halmahera District, North Maluku Province, on Sunday evening, claimed two lives and displaced 1,104 people. “The two fatalities are …

ASEAN collaboration dance to be shown at Sindoro-Sumbing Festival

Yogyakarta (ANTARA) – A collaboration contemporary dance entitled “Mahabagini” by  dancers from the ten ASEAN member states will be shown during Jifolk, one of the series from the Sindoro-Sumbing Festival. …

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes North Maluku

Jakarta (ANTARA) – An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter Scale shook North Maluku, on Sunday at 6:28 p.m. local time, forcing local inhabitants to rush out of their homes …