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McDonald’s BTS meal frenzy leads to outlet closures over Covid-19 fears in Indonesia

Jakarta – At least 13 McDonald’s outlets across Indonesia were temporarily closed on Wednesday (June 9) as customers rushed to buy the new meal...

Indonesian man names newborn son after department he works in

KUALA LUMPUR -- An Indonesian man named his newborn son 'Dinas Komunikasi Informatika Statistik' - after the department he works in. Indonesian portal Kompas reported...

Sulawesi earthquake: Rescuers scramble to find survivors

At least 81 people have died, with more than 250 seriously injured, after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Friday (Jan 15). According...

Powerful Indonesia quake kills at least 34, topples buildings

by Haeril HALIM / Agnes ANYA A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Friday, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely...

Sobbing relatives bury Indonesian plane crash victim

Sobbing friends and relatives filed into a Jakarta cemetery Thursday to bury the remains of a flight attendant from the crashed Indonesian passenger jet,...

Hunt for cockpit tapes after Indonesia jet crash

https://youtu.be/GFQ7ramNA0s Bad weather forced scores of divers to temporarily suspend their hunt for a crashed Indonesian jet's cockpit voice recorder Wednesday, as investigators worked to...

EU gets vaccine boost as WHO dampens hope of herd immunity

by Danny KEMP with AFP bureaus The European Union started the approval process for its third vaccine on Tuesday after WHO scientists warned that herd...

Crew on crashed Indonesian passenger jet did not declare emergency: investigator

by Haeril HALIM The crew of an Indonesian passenger jet that crashed off Jakarta at the weekend with 62 people aboard did not declare an emergency...

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‘Disappointed’ Djokovic deported from Australia

By Mell Chun Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia Sunday having lost a high-stakes legal battle over his coronavirus vaccination status and with...
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YouTuber exposes flaws in Razer N95 mask; company retracts marketing claims

    Shenzhen – Following a YouTube review of its Zephyr and Zephyr Pro mask, which boasted N95-grade filters, gaming hardware...

Study shows Covid loses 90% infectivity within minutes of being airborne

    How long the coronavirus, behind the current pandemic, survives in exhaled air has been unknown so far.  However, a recent...

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