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Watch | The hanging village of Bangladesh: a testimony to climate crisis

A video on the hanging village of Kalabagi in Khulna district of Bangladesh

The Hindu 25 Nov 2020 9:31 am

Netpoleon publishes the report for Business Email Compromise (BEC)

Netpoleon Solutions Pte Ltd (hereinafter: Netpoleon), a leading provider of integrated security, networking solutions and value added services, publishes the report Busin

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 9:22 am

Indian second-hand car website becomes a 'unicorn'

India's Cars24's value rises above US$1bn as people look for alternatives to public transport.

BBC 25 Nov 2020 9:09 am

How Myanmars Foreign Policy Is Likely to Evolve in the NLDs Second Term

In its next term, the government will need to engage its neighbors and regional powers, upholding the NLDs vow to pursue an active and independent foreign policy.

The Irrawaddy 25 Nov 2020 8:00 am

Overcoming domestic challenges key to restoring U.S. global leadership: Kamala Harris

Mr. Biden as the President will be focused on one thing: doing whats best for the people of the USA, she says

The Hindu 25 Nov 2020 7:33 am

Singapore offers bank loans, grants to buffer green expenses

Country's central bank introduces sustainability-linked scheme to help companies defray expenses in engaging service providers to validate green credentials of a loan and

ZDNet 25 Nov 2020 12:14 am

UNICEF gearing up for mammoth operation to deliver COVID-19 vaccines globally

UNICEF is leading efforts to procure and deliver vaccines from manufacturers that have agreements with the COVAX Facility.

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 9:57 pm

Three witnesses questioned over Puncak shooting

Police have questioned three witnesses in the November 20, 2020 shooting in Puncak district, Papua province, which left one 16-year-old student dead and another injured.

Antara News 24 Nov 2020 9:55 pm

Sri Lanka, China to focus on poverty alleviation

Sri Lanka and China will expedite ongoing development cooperation projects, and increase trade and investment, with a special focus on poverty allev

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 9:37 pm

Ready to die to defend rights, says Tigray leader

Abiy gave rebels 3 days to surrender

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 9:29 pm

LPS urges banks to lower lending rate

The Deposit Insurance Corporation (LPS) has urged banks to slash lending rates following the lowering of the guarantee interest rate by 50 basis points for rupiah deposit

Antara News 24 Nov 2020 6:17 pm

Analysis | With U.S. drawing down troops, whats next for Afghanistan?

The Taliban have not shown much inclination to reduce violence despite the February accord

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 5:45 pm

China criticises Pope over comment on Uighur Muslim minority

In his new book, Pope Francis described the Uighurs as examples of groups persecuted for their faith.

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 5:09 pm

Pakistan reports highest COVID-19 cases since July with 2,954 new infections

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases since July 7 with 2,954 new infections as the country continues to grapple with the spread of

The Siasat Daily 24 Nov 2020 2:53 pm

NLD Election Win Raises New Questions Over Myanmar Military Chiefs Future

Given the military proxy USDPs poor election result, the armed forces chief may be reconsidering his rumored political ambitions, but is he too old to stay on as chief?

The Irrawaddy 24 Nov 2020 2:08 pm

Twitter will now display labels on liking disputed tweets

Starting October, the San Francisco-based social networking company introduced the labeling feature to tweets related to the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, to curb spre

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 1:33 pm

New York Citys first African-American mayor, David Dinkins, has died

David Dinkins is survived by his son, David Jr. and daughter, Donna and two grandchildren

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 12:39 pm

Pakistan to form new national intel body to coordinate countrys spy agencies under ISI chief

The NICC would serve as a mechanism to coordinate the over two dozen intelligence organisations in the country. National Counter Terrorism Authority would also be part of

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 12:27 pm

Huawei's Chinese mobile rivals look to capitalise on its U.S. woes

In August, the U.S. Commerce Department further choked Huawei's access to U.S. technology essential to its handset business, on the grounds that Huawei poses a security t

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 11:32 am

Cubans receive last of remittances via Western Union

The closure of offices resulted from a barrage of sanctions that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump imposed while courting conservative Cuban-American vote

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 11:32 am

Google under review for possible British competition enquiry

Marketers for an Open Web (MOW) said the technology would remove features such as login and advertising from the open web and put them under Google's control.

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 11:29 am

Watch | Paris' rooftop cellist

A video on Camille Thomas who has taken to playing her cello on Parisian roofs during France's COVID-19 lockdown

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 11:08 am

Industry Ministry organizes 2020 Cosmetic Virtual Expo

The Industry Ministry organized the 2020 Cosmetic Virtual Expo to encourage small- and medium-scale enterprises (SME) in the cosmetics industry to boost productivity amid

Antara News 24 Nov 2020 10:34 am

COVID-19 | Australia airline boss wants vaccine passport for travellers

Qantas Chief Executive Alan Joyce said hes been talking to his counterparts at other airlines around the world about the possibility of a vaccination passport for oversea

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 9:23 am

Battle against second wave of COVID: Pak to close educational institutions

Islamabad:A little over two months after students across Pakistan returned to classes, the authorities on Monday decided to close all educational institutions again from

The Siasat Daily 24 Nov 2020 8:46 am

After criticism, Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Judiciary Democrat

The Californian Senator has been facing opposition from some influential liberals ovre her handling of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barretts confirmation hearings

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 8:24 am

The Indian bride who wore a pantsuit to her wedding

In a country where marriages are steeped in tradition, Sanjana Rishi's wedding outfit drew criticism.

BBC 24 Nov 2020 6:00 am

Sri Lanka is hopeful but sceptical about a Biden presidency

Experts say the U.S. is keen on deepening ties in Asia, but Colombo needs to explore new interactions at the highest levels, both at the White House and on Capitol

The Hindu 23 Nov 2020 10:07 pm

China prepares probe to bring back lunar rocks

Mission aims to aid scientists in tracing the origin of moon.

The Hindu 23 Nov 2020 10:05 pm

Taliban rigging drones to drop bombs, says Afghan spy chief

NDS says it wants to stop the import of the popular device.

The Hindu 23 Nov 2020 9:53 pm

Waskita Karya bags contracts worth Rp15 trillion as of October

State-owned construction firm PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk has secured new contracts worth Rp15 trillion as of October, 2020, which is Rp11 trillion lower than the targ

Antara News 23 Nov 2020 9:33 pm

Chinas media show new Bhutan border village built in disputed territory

Global Times confirms that the village of Pangda had been newly built and residents moved there in Sept.

The Hindu 23 Nov 2020 8:31 pm

Battling second wave of coronavirus, Pakistan to close educational institutions again

The decision was taken at a meeting of Pakistans education ministers.

The Hindu 23 Nov 2020 7:52 pm

What Another NLD Victory Means for Myanmar and the World

Daw Aung San Suu Kyis courage won voters hearts long ago; it is her commitment to improving their lives and building a true democracy that continues to win their votes.

The Irrawaddy 23 Nov 2020 7:43 pm

Myanmars Parties Demand Justice for Assassinated Shan State Newly Elected MP

U Htike Zaw was shot dead at his home in Kyaukme Township, where civilians are often targeted, sparking fears that his death could start a wave of political violence.

The Irrawaddy 23 Nov 2020 6:12 pm

'BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL' opened its doors in Asia

BTS new pop up store BTS POP-UP : MAP OF THE SOUL has kicked off starting from November 14 across seven countries and regions in ONLINE STORE ASIA (Indonesia, Malaysia, P

Antara News 23 Nov 2020 5:09 pm

Covid-19: Oxford University vaccine shows 70% protection

Other groups have reported higher protection, but the results are still seen as a triumph.

BBC 23 Nov 2020 2:20 pm

Some 900 banners portraying Habib Rizieq Shihab removed: mily officer

Jaya Regional Military Commander (Pangdam Jaya) Maj. Gen. Dudung Abdurachman confirmed to some 900 banners portraying the images of Habib R

Antara News 23 Nov 2020 2:09 pm

Pandemic handling and economic recovery must be balanced: Jokowi

President Joko Widodo urged the Committee for COVID-19 Handling and Economic Recovery, Task Force for COVID-19 Response, and governors to e

Antara News 23 Nov 2020 1:05 pm

Jakarta again extends social distancing measures until Dec 6, 2020

The Jakarta government has again extended Large-Scale Social Distancing (PSBB) measures for the transition period towards a healthy, safe,

Antara News 23 Nov 2020 1:02 pm

Indonesia reiterates commitment for greener economy at G20 Summit

President Joko Widodo reiterated his commitment for a more sustainable and greener economy at the G20 Riyadh Leaders' Summit late on Su

Antara News 23 Nov 2020 12:45 pm

Cooperation called on at the Understanding China Conference 2020 (Guangzhou)

On November 20, the Understanding China Conference 2020 opened in Guangzhou, with the theme of Huge Shake-up, Big Test, Great Cooperation:

Antara News 23 Nov 2020 12:19 pm

G-20 Vows Fair Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines to All Nations

Leaders of the G-20 group of major economies wrapped up their online summit with a vow that all nations would have equal access to COVID-19

The Irrawaddy 23 Nov 2020 10:51 am

G20 Riyadh Summit agrees on Indonesia's notes on creative economy

The G20 Riyadh Leaders' Summit agreed on some of Indonesia's proposals, including a call on major economies to support the creative

Antara News 23 Nov 2020 10:43 am

Understanding China's great mission and commitment in its new journey toward ..

The Understanding China Conference 2020 commenced on Friday in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong province, facilitating multi-faceted and

Antara News 23 Nov 2020 10:43 am

Indonesia to chair G20 in 2022, exchanging presidency term with India

Indonesia will chair G20 in 2022, exchanging its presidency term with India, initially scheduled to lead the bloc in the next two years, Fo

Antara News 23 Nov 2020 10:40 am

Pakistan reports highest COVID-19 deaths in 4 months

Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday recorded 59 deaths, the highest daily coronavirus deaths in four months. Geo News citing National Command and

The Siasat Daily 22 Nov 2020 10:32 pm

Papua's human rights group condemns armed attack on students

The Advocate for Papua Policy and Human Rights (PAK HAM) has condemned a fatal shooting incident in Ilaga Subdistrict, Puncak District, Pap

Antara News 22 Nov 2020 9:10 pm

Atanius Murib's body has yet to get evacuated: police

The body of Atanius Murib (16), a student of Ilaga senior high school (SMA) who was gunned down by unidentified armed attackers on Friday (

Antara News 22 Nov 2020 8:19 pm

Floods swamp 1,078 homes in Langkat, North Sumatra

Flood swamped 1,078 houses in Batang Serangan Sub-district, Langkat District, North Sumatra, following incessant heavy rain that triggered

Antara News 22 Nov 2020 5:20 pm

Nathan Barki wins 2 titles at Singapore ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors

Soft tennis contributes three medals to Indonesia Related news: Tennis - Indonesia eyes two gold in SEA Games doubles.

Antara News 22 Nov 2020 3:12 pm

Papua police probe into Puncak's fatal shooting incident

The investigators of Puncak District's police precinct are continuing efforts to uncover the shootings of two students in the Gome Utar

Antara News 22 Nov 2020 2:06 pm

Wisma Atlet Hospital treating over 2,000 COVID-19 inpatients

A total of 2,094 patients with Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were hospitalized in Towers 6 and 7 of the Wisma Atlet Emergency Hospita

Antara News 22 Nov 2020 1:03 pm

Student sustaining gunshot wound evacuated to Timika: police

Manus Murib, an 11th grade student of Gome vocational high school (SMK) who sustained a serious gunshot wound, had been evacuated to Timika

Antara News 22 Nov 2020 12:56 pm

Unlocking Indonesia's digital economy potential

Indonesias digital economy potential is valued at US$133 billion, while in the ASEAN, it reached US$300 billion. Indonesia also possessed s

Antara News 22 Nov 2020 10:09 am

Indonesia calls on G20 to help poor countries recover from pandemic

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has called on G20 Leaders to support low and middle income countries struggling to recover from coron

Antara News 22 Nov 2020 8:20 am

G20 approve debt relief extension till mid-2021: Sri Mulyani

The Group of Twenty (G20), comprising 20 of the largest economies in the world, have agreed to extend their debt relaxation initiative for

Antara News 22 Nov 2020 4:05 am

Balancing infrastructure push with conservation in Labuan Bajo

Infrastructure and facilities are being installed in Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai district, East Nusa Tenggara, as part of efforts to turn i

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 11:06 pm

Pesantren emerge as lynchpin of economic empowerment

Islamic boarding schools, or pesantren, have not only managed to survive in Indonesia since colonial times, but have also assumed a strateg

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 10:55 pm

President Jokowi attends G20 Leaders' Summit

President Joko Widodo on Saturday participated in the G20 Leaders' Summit, held virtually via video conferencing, from the Bogor Presid

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 10:41 pm

Indonesia adds 4,998 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Indonesia added 4,998 fresh COVID-19 cases in a single day on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 493,308 cases, according to data from t

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 6:33 pm

Police to summon Rizieq Shihab over Megamendung gathering

Police will summon Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Habib Rizieq Shihab and question him over alleged violations of health protocols duri

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 6:31 pm

Gojek wins WEPs Awards in Community and Industry Engagement Category

Technology start-up company Gojek was declared winner in the Community and Industry Engagement category of the UN Women 2020 Asia-Pacific W

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 3:16 pm

Patimban Port expected to raise automotive industry's competitiveness

The Industry Ministry declared positively that Patimban Port will drive competitiveness of the national automotive industry, with its role

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 2:45 pm

UNSC should act swiftly to halt violence in Afghanistan: Marsudi

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has sought prompt action from the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to end violence in Afgha

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 1:44 pm

Garuda among world's safest airlines in applying health protocols

National flag-carrier Garuda Indonesia was rated among the safest airlines worldwide in terms of implementing health protocols during the C

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 12:52 pm

Three gold miners' bodies retrieved from C Kalimantan landslide debris

- had allegedly dug the mining hole to such an extent that it perforated an old hole already left by miners. Related news: South Sumatra: 1

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 12:48 pm

Unidentified person shoots at two students in Papua's Puncak District

The police confirmed on Saturday that an unknown individual shot at two students in Puncak District, Papua Province, on Friday, resulting i

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 10:33 am

No Change in Our Commitment to Support Myanmars Economic Development: Japanes..

Ichiro Maruyama also revealed Japans key role in bringing AA, Tatmadaw and government together to set in motion a Rakhine State election.

The Irrawaddy 21 Nov 2020 9:19 am

Myanmars Losing Party Keeps Pushing Claims of Election Fraud and Seeks to Ove..

Legal analysts dismiss the USDPs claims and warn the party it may find itself breaching the defamation law and COVID-19 restrictions.

The Irrawaddy 21 Nov 2020 9:09 am

APEC Summit: Malaysian PM calls for unity in combating pandemic

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin opened the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting on Friday by urging member economies to stay united in f

Antara News 21 Nov 2020 8:32 am

The Day Myanmar Voted for the First Time

A flawed voting process selected a rubber-stamp parliament while Myanmar was under British colonial rule. But it did introduce concepts of

The Irrawaddy 21 Nov 2020 8:30 am

Will the Incoming Biden Administration Reshape US Policy Toward Myanmar?

The Irrawaddy discusses the issue with the executive director of the Myanmar Institute for Peace and Security in search of an answer.

The Irrawaddy 21 Nov 2020 8:00 am

COVID, economy, Vision 2040 take centerstage at APEC Summit: FM

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi revealed APEC leaders discussed two main agendas at the APEC Summit 2020, hosted virtually by Mal

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 10:41 pm

President Jokowi attends virtual APEC Summit 2020

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) joined the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit 2020, held virtually via videoconferencing, from

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 8:56 pm

Mt. Merapi showing heightened activity: monitoring agency

Yogyakarta-based Geological Disaster Technology Research and Development Center (BPPTKG) has warned that Mount Merapi is showing signs of h

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 8:50 pm

Indonesia aims to turn into global halal hub by 2024

The future market potential for halal products is huge as the Muslim population is growing, including in Europe and America, and is project

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 8:05 pm

Myanmar Citizens Asked to Stay Home During Cool Season to Avoid COVID-19

The authorities are reporting a spike in coronavirus cases after this weeks National League for Democracy victory celebrations.

The Irrawaddy 20 Nov 2020 7:22 pm

Myanmar Condemns UN Rohingya Resolution

The United Nations General Assembly handed Myanmar a heavy defeat over its treatment of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State and other minorit

The Irrawaddy 20 Nov 2020 6:21 pm

Indonesia's COVID-19 cases rise by 4,792 to 488,310 on Friday

Indonesia's Task Force for COVID-19 Response recorded 4,792 fresh COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours on Friday, thereby taking the tal

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 6:05 pm

Indonesia wins ASEAN Energy Awards 2020

Indonesia was declared the winner of the ASEAN Energy Awards 2020 during the 38th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting, held in Vietnam recent

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 5:26 pm

Indonesia ends nine-year deficit streak, posts current account surplus

Indonesia posted a current account surplus of US$1 billion in the third quarter of 2020 after suffering current account deficit for nine ye

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 5:22 pm

Myanmars Decentralization Will Boost National Reconciliation: SNLD Spokesman

Shan Nationalities League for Democracy spokesman Sai Leik says the new government should offer jobs to ethnic political leaders and devolv

The Irrawaddy 20 Nov 2020 4:59 pm

VP Amin welcomes idea of meeting with FPI leader Shihab

Vice President Ma'ruf Amin approved enthusiastically the idea of a meeting with Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Habib Rizieq Shihab,

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 3:41 pm

New digital-based MSMEs to become source of economic growth: Governor

The emergence of new digital-based micro-, small-, and medium-scale enterprises (MSME), supported by millennials, will become a new source

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 1:19 pm

Govt to apply health protocols more stringently for umrah pilgrims

The Indonesian government will tighten the implementation of health protocols for minor hajj (umrah) pilgrims as a precautionary measure ag

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 1:14 pm

Singapore investigating claims Muslim app developer sold user data to US military

Clocking more than 98.5 million downloads worldwide, the Muslim Pro app reportedly has sold granular location data to the US military -- an allegation it denies -- and is

ZDNet 20 Nov 2020 12:07 pm

Fire ravages 11 buildings in Central Java's Temanggung

A fire that broke out in the wee hours of Friday razed six shops and five houses and caused injuries to two people in Temanggung District,

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 12:06 pm

Walgreens reinvents nations largest health and wellbeing-centered loyalty pro..

Walgreens today announced the launch of myWalgreens, a complete reinvention of its customer loyalty program to offer customers extensive ne

Antara News 20 Nov 2020 11:20 am

US Navy Chief in Asia Stresses Indias Role in Regional Stability

The commander of the US Navys Seventh Fleet said Indias role in the Quad defense grouping is important to regional stability as China incre

The Irrawaddy 20 Nov 2020 10:43 am