18 February 2020


Ashraf Sinclair dies of heart attack in Jakarta (3)
Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020 9:01 AM MYT PETALING JAYA: Malaysian actor Ashraf Sinclair died in Jakarta early Tuesday (Feb 18) morning due to a heart attack, reports mStar. The Star's Malay language portal said the sad news was confirmed by Ashraf's mother, Khadijah Abdul Rahman via WhatsApp. "Anak saya Ashraf telah pulang ke Rahmatullah.
Google to wind down 'Station' in India and other countries (3)
Apart from India, Google Station is available in Nigeria, Thailand, Philippines, Mexico, Indonesia, Brazil and South Africa. Pic courtesy: Reuters Share: Edited By: Intern Updated: Feb 17, 2020, 18:27 PM IST Trending News New Delhi: Google on Monday (February 17) announced that it will wind down its 'Google Station' programme (that provided free Wi-FI at railway stations) in India and other countries stating that going online has become
Indonesia military to blame for 2014 killings (1)
February 18, 2020 JAKARTA (AFP) - Indonesia's military shot dead four students in the Papua region during 2014 protests and carried out "gross human rights violations," a commission investigating the uprising concluded yesterday. National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) issued its findings five years after the high-school students were gunned down in Paniai. "This incident constitutes crimes against humanity," the Commission's Chief
Miners welcome Indonesia's new jobs bill that could spur coal growth (2)
Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020 3:17 PM MYT By Fransiska Nangoy and Wilda Asmarini JAKARTA (Reuters) - Miners have welcomed proposed changes to Indonesian mining rules under a new law aimed at boosting investment, though critics are concerned that the changes could underpin an expansion in polluting coal and threaten environment protection. President Joko Widodo's sprawling "Job Creation" bill seeks to change about
Singapore builders seek force majeure advice as coronavirus causes labor crunch (2)
Aradhana Aravindan, Jessica Jaganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore construction firms are asking for advice about whether they have the option of invoking force majeure clauses in building contracts as the government turns away or quarantines Chinese labor to stop the spread of the coronavirus, lawyers told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view of construction cranes at a public housing estate in Singapore February 10, 2017.
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