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Mon, 23 May 2022 07:55:27 GMT
Delhi Commission for Women inspects four MCD schools, calls them 'horror houses'
New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) initiated an enquiry into the condition of safety and security of girl students in four schools after a recent horrific case of molestation of girls in a Municipal Corporation of D...

Mon, 23 May 2022 03:30:31 GMT
Asia Album: Let's go car free in Jakarta
© Provided by Xinhua JAKARTA, May 23 (Xinhua) -- The Car Free Day event was held on Sunday amid the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in the Indonesian capital.

Sun, 22 May 2022 18:18:28 GMT
Baloch women facing persecution in Pakistan, says Baloch leader
London [UK], May 22 (ANI): The President of the Free Balochistan Movement (FBM), Hyrbyair Marri in a statement from London said that after failing to silence the Baloch voice for their legitimate right to independence, Pakistan is subjecting the Balo...

Sun, 22 May 2022 16:05:05 GMT
Vietnam wins men's soccer gold medal at SEA Games
HANOI, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam, host of the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), won the men's soccer gold medal after beating Thailand 1-0 in the final here on Sunday night. Forward Nham Manh Dung sealed the victory for Vietnam's natio...

Sun, 22 May 2022 13:44:02 GMT
Chinese pair Zheng/Huang win mixed doubles at Thailand Open
BANGKOK, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese pair Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong defeated Thailand's Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai for the mixed doubles title at the badminton Thailand Open here on Sunday. In the event's final between the top ...

Sun, 22 May 2022 13:18:29 GMT
A study identifies over 500 animal species that are thought to be extinct
Washington [US], May 22 (ANI): An international study has provided the first global assessment of all terrestrial vertebrate species that have not yet been declared extinct, identifying over 500 species as 'lost.' This species has not been seen in mo...

Sun, 22 May 2022 12:37:24 GMT
Arch-rivals India-Pakistan to clash in opening day of Asia Cup
Jakarta [Indonesia], May 22 (ANI): Defending champions India will open its campaign at the Asia Cup in a high-octane clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on Monday at the vibrant GBK Arena, the same venue as the Asian Games Jakarta in 2018. An action-p...

Sat, 21 May 2022 15:49:58 GMT
East Timor adopts Document on Human Fraternity as national document
DILI, 21st May, 2022 (WAM) -- Jose Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor, expressed his happiness at the decision made by his country's parliam...

Sat, 21 May 2022 10:00:41 GMT
Indonesia eyes 587 GW power from clean energy plants by 2060
JAKARTA, 21st May, 2022 (WAM/ANTARA) -- Indonesia is planning to develop clean energy power plants to generate 587 gigawatts (GW) of power by ...

Sat, 21 May 2022 08:55:26 GMT
Manya Pathak launches poster of her new film Pratyantar at Cannes Film Festival 2022 produced by Anjali Phougat
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 21 (ANI/PNN): The 75th Festival de Cannes kicked started on May 17 in its full Glory and Glamour with World famous Actors and Actresses walking the famous Red Carpet and Announcing and promoting their films, and with...

Sat, 21 May 2022 07:36:15 GMT
Biden to Reveal Outline for Trade Dialogue With Indo-Pacific Nations
U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday will unveil his administration's long-awaited Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, seen as a key step in the U.S. effort to reengage with Asian nations on trade more than five years after withdrawing from a comprehensiv...

Fri, 20 May 2022 20:18:02 GMT
Study identifies more than 500 animal species considered to be lost
Washington [US], May 21 (ANI) An international study has offered the first global assessment of all the terrestrial vertebrate species that have not yet been declared extinct and identifies more than 500 species considered 'lost'. These species have ...

Fri, 20 May 2022 15:55:34 GMT
Karims- A Mughlai Cuisine Jewel from the lanes of Purani Dilli is now in Andheri West, Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 20 (ANI/PNN): The quest of persuasion of perfecting Mughlai dishes ends here with over 100 years of experience in making authentic Mughlai dishes. Now you can find it in your immediate neighbourhood with delicacies o...

Fri, 20 May 2022 12:55:30 GMT
World Hockey needs India and Pakistan to lead in sport: Pakistan Coach Siegfried Aikman
New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): The stage is set for the Men's Asia Cup to kick off in Jakarta, Indonesia which will see the participation of top Asian countries. The prestigious tournament, set to begin on May 23, is a World Cup qualifier. India, J...

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:18:29 GMT
Defending Champions India leave for Jakarta to compete in Asia Cup 2022
Bengaluru (Karnataka)[India], May 20 (ANI): Olympic Bronze medalist Birendra Lakra-led Indian Men's Hockey Team left for Jakarta, Indonesia where they will defend the Men's Asia Cup title starting from May 23. The Indian team is up against Japan, Pak...

Fri, 20 May 2022 06:18:01 GMT
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, May 20
DHAKA -- Bangladeshi National Film Award winning actress Bidya Sinha Saha Mim has been appointed as the newest National Ambassador for the UN agency for children in Bangladesh. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in a program in Dhaka Thursda...

Fri, 20 May 2022 03:55:01 GMT
Ramos-Horta sworn in for 2nd time as Timor Leste president
JAKARTA, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta was inaugurated and sworn in early Friday morning as the president of Timor Leste for the period of 2022 to 2027, making it the second time for him to lead Southeast Asia's young...

Fri, 20 May 2022 01:44:21 GMT
Indonesia to lift palm oil export ban
© Provided by Xinhua Indonesia's export ban on palm oil products will be lifted on May 23. JAKARTA, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia will lift an export ban on crude palm oil, cooking oil, refined, bleached and deodorized (RBD) palm oil,

Thu, 19 May 2022 18:07:40 GMT
Republic of East Timor to adopt Document on Human Fraternity as national document
DILI, 19th May, 2022 (WAM) -- The newly elected President of East Timor, Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta, has announced his country's adoption of the Doc...

Thu, 19 May 2022 16:55:21 GMT
India turned crisis into opportunity by augmenting Tuberculosis elimination activities, says Centre
New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Lauding the country's healthcare sector, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday said India turned a crisis into an opportunity by augmenting Tuberculosis elimination activities. Add...

Thu, 19 May 2022 16:18:01 GMT
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, May 19
TOKYO -- Japan's Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) carried out a drill in the western city of Osaka for deploying ground-based PAC-3 interceptor missiles, local media said on Thursday. According to Japan's public broadcaster NHK, the training exercise wh...

Thu, 19 May 2022 16:05:33 GMT
Vietnam to play Thailand in SEA Games men's soccer final
HANOI, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam, host of the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), will face Thailand in the event's men's soccer final. The Vietnam national under-23 soccer team defeated Malaysia 1-0 at Viet Tri Stadium in the northern P...

Thu, 19 May 2022 16:05:29 GMT
Indonesia's foreign debt falls to 411.5 bln USD in Q1
JAKARTA, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia recorded foreign debt of 411.5 billion U.S. dollars in the first quarter this year, down from 415.7 billion dollars in the previous quarter, Bank Indonesia said on Thursday. Erwin Haryono, head of the Communicati...

Thu, 19 May 2022 16:05:28 GMT
Indonesia to lift palm oil export ban starting next Monday
JAKARTA, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia will lift an export ban on crude palm oil, cooking oil, refined, bleached and deodorized (RBD) palm oil, and RBD palm olein starting May 23, as the country has brought domestic cooking oil prices and supply under...

Thu, 19 May 2022 12:27:09 GMT
Indonesia to lift ban on palm oil exports from Monday
Jakarta [Indonesia], May 19 (ANI): Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday announced the lifting of the country's three-week-long ban on Palm oil exports from coming Monday following protests by farmers in the capital Jakarta on Tuesday. The de...

Thu, 19 May 2022 11:22:46 GMT
Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 strikes Sumatra, Indonesia EMSC
SUMATRA, 19th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck southwest of Sumatra in Indonesia in wee hours of Tuesday, Reuters quoted ...

Thu, 19 May 2022 07:05:26 GMT
What to Expect From Biden's Trip to Asia
WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Joe Biden travels Thursday to South Korea and Japan - his first trip to Asia since taking office - following his summit with Southeast Asian leaders at the White House last week.In Seoul, Biden will meet newly inaugurated...

Thu, 19 May 2022 05:55:22 GMT
Panduit launches RapidID(TM) Network Mapping System
Singapore, May 19 (ANI/PRNewswire): Panduit announces the launch of its new RapidIDtrade;Network Mapping System, an offering designed to reduce the time and cost of patch cord documentation by up to 50 per cent (Panduit internal time study, May 2021)...

Thu, 19 May 2022 05:10:26 GMT
As prices rise, popularity of Indonesian president declines
JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year low, amidst dissatisfaction over soaring cooking oil prices and the perceived failure of an export ban to swiftly r...

Thu, 19 May 2022 02:55:13 GMT
Our spirit helped us to win: Chirag Shetty on historic Thomas Cup victory
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 19 (ANI): Indian shuttler Chirag Shetty, who recently brought honour to the country by winning the Thomas Cup 2022, returned to the capital city of Maharastra on Wednesday night. The Indian team scripted history on S...

Wed, 18 May 2022 23:44:30 GMT
Officials seek answers after bus in Indonesia in accident, 14 dead
EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this week, killing at least 14 people and injuring 19 others.East Java traffic police chief Latief Usman said the bus, which was carrying Ind...

Wed, 18 May 2022 11:37:09 GMT
China expanding influence in Pacific through economics
Honiara [Solomon Islands], May 18 (ANI): Even as Australia and other nations, attempt to challenge China's recent moves in the Pacific of signing a security pact with the Solomon Islands, the Asian giant's expansion is being attributed to the strong ...

Tue, 17 May 2022 08:51:39 GMT
Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 strikes Sumatra, Indonesia
SUMATRA, 17th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck southwest of Sumatra in Indonesia in wee hours of Tuesday, Reuters quoted ...

Sat, 14 May 2022 09:28:05 GMT
Indonesian President mourns passing of Sheikh Khalifa
JAKARTA, 14th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo has mourned the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. "I...

Wed, 04 May 2022 16:42:26 GMT
Mohamed bin Zayed receives Indonesian President's phone call
ABU DHABI, 4th May, 2022 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of t...

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 16:08:29 GMT
Export credit agencies of UAE and Indonesia sign reinsurance agreement to bolster bilateral trade
DUBAI, 25th April, 2022 (WAM) -- Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE Federal export credit company, and its Indonesian counterpart PT Reasu...

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 23:34:26 GMT
Minister Joly concludes successful visits to Indonesia and Vietnam
April 14, 2022 - Hanoi, Vietnam - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded a successful visit to Indonesia and Vietnam. The visit focused on deepening our countries' already strong relation...

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 23:28:28 GMT
Minister Joly concludes successful visits to Indonesia and Vietnam
April 14, 2022 - Hanoi, Vietnam - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded a successful visit to Indonesia and Vietnam. The visit focused on deepening our countries' already strong relation...

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 21:29:10 GMT
Minister Joly meets with Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister and with President of Indonesia
April 11, 2022 - Jakarta, Indonesia - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today, met with Retno Marsudi, Indonesia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Jakarta. During her visit to Indonesia, Minister J...

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 23:59:17 GMT
Minister Joly to visit Indonesia and Vietnam to reinforce bilateral relations and expand partnerships in Indo-Pacific
April 9, 2022 - Brussels, Belgium - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will be travelling to Indonesia and Vietnam from April 9 to 14. While visiting these two strategic pa...

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 16:46:40 GMT
MoF participates in panel discussion by Indonesia regarding PPP at Expo 2020 Dubai
DUBAI, 29th March, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has participated in the panel discussion held by the Indonesian government und...

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