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Lightning kills Indonesia shepherd, 19 buffaloes – Punch Newspapers

Lightning has killed a shepherd and 19 buffaloes in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, local media reported on Wednesday. Police said Sinto Habeyan, 23, was lighting a bonfire in a cattle barn in …

China slowdown to hit banks in Asian developed markets most: Fitch

Singapore, Aug 21 (ANI): Banks in Asia’s trade-dependent developed markets will face the most pressure on their credit profiles in the event of a sharp slowdown in the Chinese economy, …

The Fiji Times » Indonesia sends more police to Papua, curbs internet speed amid tension

People burn tires during a protest at a road in Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia, August 19, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Toyiban/via REUTERS JAKARTA (Reuters) – …

Lion & Lion Indonesia appointed as digital marketing agency by Safi

Lion & Lion has won the digital marketing mandate for halal skincare and beauty brand Safi in Indonesia. A Malaysian brand, Safi launched in Indonesia in 2018 The announcement: Halal …

Belgian Embassy Celebrates Indonesian Folk Songs

Jakarta. The Belgian Embassy presented a gala concert of local folk songs at Erasmus Huis in South Jakarta on Sunday to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic ties between Belgium and Indonesia. …

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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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Public prosecutor remanded in custody by KPK

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) made an arrest in Surakarta City, Central Java, of a public prosecutor named a suspect in connection with a bribery case concerning …

Unidentified people hurl two Molotov cocktails at Golkar Office

According to the witness, four unidentified people riding motorcycles came to the building at around 3:05 a.m. local time. Jakarta (ANTARA) – The office of the Golkar Party Central Executive …

Rusdi Kirana to tender resignation as PKB member

It is true that I quit as a PKB member Kuala Lumpur (ANTARA) – Indonesian Ambassador to Malaysia Rusdi Kirana came clean on his plan to quit as member of …

Anti-racism slogans reverberate across Mimika

Timika, Papua (ANTARA) – Several hundred people took to the streets in Timika, Mimika District of Papua Province, on Wednesday, brandishing banners and expressing their objection to racism following the …

Conflagration razes Mount Pogor forest area

Cianjur, West Java (ANTARA) – The Mount Pogor forest area, spanning 1,500 meters in Malati Village, Naringgul Sub-district, Cianjur District, West Java Province, was destroyed by fire on Monday evening. …