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Indonesia survey shows massive coral death from cruise ship.

JAKARTA, Indonesia " Indonesia says nearly 19,000 square meters of coral reef was damaged by a foreign cruise ship that ran aground in the pristine waters of Raja Ampat in West Papua province earlier this month.The extent of...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Indonesia survey shows massive coral death from cruise ship.

Indonesia says nearly 19,000 square meters of pristine coral reef was damaged by a foreign cruise ship that ran aground in waters off West Papua province earlier this month.

- FOX News - US

Indonesia shores up economy amid protectionist tide.

Finance minister pushes infrastructure and Asia trade to offset 'changed landscape'

- Financial Times - US

Opinion: A rattled Saudi Arabia pivots for support to South-East Asia.

Capital cities across Asia spent the last month rolling out the red carpet for a rarely seen visitor: Saudi Arabia’s ageing King Salman, accompanied by a hundreds-strong diplomatic entourage including senior princes, businessmen and ministers. Taking in Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Japan, China and the Maldives, the ...

- University of Cambridge - UK

Harmony plans to grow output to 1.5Moz, outlines acquisition criteria.

Dual-listed Harmony Gold is aiming to increase its yearly gold production from the current 1.1-million to 1.5-million ounces over the next three years. This would be achieved by undertaking expansions at its operations in South Africa, the rest of Africa and Papua New Guinea, while also potentially acquiring low-cost, ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Speaking up vs killings not a destabilization move - Robredo.

Dissent against extrajudicial killings of ordinary people should not be construed as an attempt to destabilize the Duterte administration nor a desire to replace President Duterte, Vice President Leni Robredo said on Thursday. When we verbalize dissent, it doesn't mean we want to replace the President. We think removing a ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

AP PHOTOS: Indonesian farmers cement feet to protest factory.

JAKARTA, Indonesia " About 50 farmers and activists opposed to a cement factory in Indonesia's Central Java province have encased their feet in concrete during a dayslong protest in Jakarta, the capital.Farmers in the village...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Earthquake Hits Indonesia's Bali Island, But No Casualties.

An earthquake has hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali, causing some panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The United States Geological Survey said the magnitude 5.5 earthquake that struck at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday was centered 2 kilomet...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Jeju Offers 15-Day Visa-Free Entry for Southeast Asians.

The government is streamlining customs procedures and expanding visa-free entry for Southeast Asian tourists in a bid to counter a Chinese boycott.The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Wednesday said it will enable electronic visa processing for tour groups from Indonesia, the Philippines a...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

'Modern day slavery' at a bird's nest factory in Klang.

SPECIAL REPORT | Indonesian workers are underpaid and afraid to break contracts threatening assets seizures.

- Malaysiakini - MY

One of the world's largest copper mines is back online.

Reuters/Antara Foto AgencyThe workers' strike at the world's largest copper mine, Chile's Escondida, shows no signs of stopping. With unions this week rejecting a request by management for a new round of negotiations. But elsewhere things are looking up for copper supply. With another of the world's largest mines resuming ...

- Business Insider - US

Minister battled to save life of wounded Westminster police officer

The government's counterterrorism minister tried in vain to save the life of a wounded police officer in the immediate aftermath of London's first terror attack in more than 10 years. Foreign office minister and Bournemouth East MP Tobias Ellwood was at the heart of events, attempting to resuscitate a police officer in the ...

- City AM - UK

'Heroic' MP hailed for attempts to save stabbed officer

A British MP whose brother was killed in the 2002 Bali attacks is being hailed as a hero after rushing to give mouth to mouth to a dying policeman outside the Houses of Parliament.

- ABC News - AU

Anguish at media

Legislators expressed their pent up anger against the media in both the Legislative Assembly and Council on Wednesday. Here is what they said:Certain visual media houses are assassinating our character. Can't we do anything? Are they Baahubali ?. Should we not question them? Media people sit in studios and turn into ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

U.S. Air Force delivers refurbished F-16s to Indonesia

The latest batch of refurbished F-16 Fighting Falcons has been delivered to Indonesia.

- UPI - US

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 is nice, but wait for the inevitable price drop

Two years after its last major refresh, Samsung is back with the Galaxy Tab S3. A lot has changed in tablet land in the past two years. Sales have slowed considerably, as consumers have stubbornly opted not to upgrade. Manufacturers, meanwhile, are cannibalizing sales from all sides. Samsung's got a lot of heavy lifting to ...

- TechCrunch - US

Bali named as best destination in the world by TripAdvisor

A favourite of Kiwis and Aussies alike, Bali has been named the best destination in the world in TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice awards. The Indonesian island was described as a favourite destination for "both adventurers and those...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

TripAdvisor names the world's top destinations for 2017

This year, Bali, Indonesia, is the global winner and New York City ranks No. 1 in the U.S.        

- USA TODAY - US

Africa offers a point of cooperation for Xi and Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping at the recent Asian-African Conference in Jakarta. Reuters/Darren WhitesideChinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump will meet for the first time at Trump's opulent Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida in early April. There's no indication yet that they will discuss Africa. But ...

- The Conversation - UK

World Bank trims Indonesia 2017 GDP forecast

JAKARTA - The World Bank has revised down its growth forecast for Indonesia this year a touch, blaming global uncertainty and warning that rising inflation could crimp consumption in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

- BangkokPost - TH

Indonesia increases estimate for cruise ship reef damage

Indonesia said Wednesday a cruise ship on a voyage organised by a British company had damaged about 18,900 square metres of coral reef, increasing the estimate of the devastation caused when the vessel ran aground.

- PhysOrg - NL

Indonesia recruits tribespeople in war against haze

JAKARTA, March 22 ― Indonesia is recruiting tribespeople to help fight outbreaks of haze which shroud Southeast Asia every year with a government deal designed to tap into traditional ways of containing forest fires. The region suffers every...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Ranbir Kapoor turns to small screen, will host Nach Baliye 8 season premiere

Ranbir Kapoor will shoot the season premiere of Nach Baliye 8 as the makers look for the co-host of Karan Tacker. The post Ranbir Kapoor turns to small screen, will host Nach Baliye 8 season premiere appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Romeo student sent to probationary care, Police tighten security for city girls' schools

The student of the Mahanama College, who had been arrested for forcibly entering Yashodara Balika Vidyalaya, was ordered to be sent yesterday to the Probationary and Child Care Centre in Makola until March 31 by the Hulftsdorp Magistrate’s Court.

- Dailymirror.lk - LK

Man instantly regrets taking retired racehorse for gentle countryside trot

"Whoah, whoah, whoah... Sham, walk... woah... Shamrock!... No, Sham for FUCK'S SAKE!" These are just some of the gloriously panicked sounds made by the man filming the video above, as he desperately attempts to stop his retired racehorse Shamrock from reliving his glory days on the track. SEE ALSO: Mini horses lead cops in ...

- Mashable! - US

Grab goes where no Uber has gone before,Myanmar

Southeast Asian ride-hailing powerhouse Grab is now launching in a country where no Uber has driven yet , Myanmar. Grab, which has expanded rapidly since its launch in Malaysia in 2012 , is now in 35 cities across Southeast Asia. SEE ALSO: Bike-sharing companies are flooding the market, but this one insists its bikes are ...

- Mashable! - US

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Bali, Indonesia

An earthquake has hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali, causing some panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

- Global News - CA

Ancient Spanish Cave-Dwellers Ate People

The first evidence of cannibalism in Mesolithic Spain has been found, a study published in this month's Journal of Anthropological Archaeology reveals. That evidence comes in the form of 30 human remains discovered in a cave at the Coves de Santa Maria. The remains are between 9,000 and 10,...

- Newser - US

Indonesia finds extensive reef damage after cruise ship runs aground

JAKARTA - A British-flagged cruise ship damaged more than 18,000 square meters of coral when it ran aground in waters popular with divers off Indonesia's eastern province of Papua, government officials said on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

Freeport Indonesia resumes copper concentrate production

Freeport McMoRan Inc's Indonesian unit has resumed production of copper concentrate at its giant Grasberg mine, a spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday, ending a more than one-month stoppage. "We have begun to resume operations in stages," Freeport Indonesia spokesman Riza Pratama said, confirming that copper concentrate ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Tourists panic as quake rattles Bali

DENPASAR, Indonesia — Tourists fled their hotels in panic on Bali Wednesday after the popular Indonesian holiday island was rattled by an early morning earthquake. The 5.5-magnitude quake struck inland about 10 kilometers northeast of the Balinese capital, Denpasar, and not far from the concentration of holiday resorts in ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude jolts Bali

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 has ripped through the Indonesian resort island of Bali.The shock came shortly after 10am AEST, or 7am local Bali time. It is believed to have been centred off the coast of the Indonesian archipelago, with early data placing it about 26km south of Denpasar, reports ...

- Sify - IN

Powerful quake strikes off Indonesia's Bali, no tsunami warning issued

AN earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude jolted Bali resort island of central Indonesia Wednesday, but was not potential for tsunami, the meteorology and geophysics agency official told Xinhua via phone.

- Shanghai Daily - CN

5.5-magnitude quake hits holiday island Bali in Indonesia

There have been no immediate reports of structural damage or civilian injuries.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Bali island, but no casualties

An earthquake has hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali, causing some panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

- FOX News - US

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Bali island, but no casualties

An earthquake has hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali, causing some panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The United States Geological Survey said the magnitude 5.5 earthquake that...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Earthquake rocks Indonesia's Bali island

An earthquake has hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali, causing some panic among resident, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The United States Geological Survey says the ma...

- The Hindu - IN

Panicked tourists flee hotels as quake rattles Bali

Tourists fled their hotels in panic on Bali Wednesday after the popular Indonesian holiday island was rattled by an early morning earthquake. The 5.5-magnitude quake struck inland about 10 kilometres northeast of the Balinese capital, Denpasar, and not far from the concentration of holiday resorts in the south of the ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

5.5-magnitude quake hits holiday island Bali in Indonesia

There have been no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits near Denpasar, Bali

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck near Bali, according to the US Geological Survey, which monitors large earthquakes.

- Stuff - NZ

Moscow police detain UNIAN correspondent Roman Tsymbaliuk

Ukrainian journalist Roman Tsymbaliuk, who has an official accreditation of the Russian Foreign Ministry, was detained in Moscow along with his interviewee, a post-graduate student who earlier flew a Ukrainian flag over the Moscow State University dorm.

- UNIAN - UA

Ukrainian diplomats in Moscow clearing out circumstances of UNIAN correspondent's detention

Ukrainian diplomats in Moscow are working to verify circumstances of the detention by Moscow law enforcers of UNIAN journalist Roman Tsymbaliuk, head of the consular support division of the Department of Consular Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vasyl Kyrylych told UNIAN.

- UNIAN - UA

Russian Foreign Ministry to 'look into' circumstances of UNIAN correspondent Tsymbaliuk's detention in Moscow

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation will look into the circumstances of the detention in Moscow of an UNIAN correspondent Roman Tsymbaliuk and 1+1 TV channel cameraman Mykyta Borodin, the ministry’s spokesperson Maria Zakharova said in her comments to UNIAN.

- UNIAN - UA

MFA Ukraine says detention of UNIAN journalist in Moscow 'provocation'

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine called the detention of an UNIAN journalist in Moscow Roman Tsymbaliuk a provocation by Russian authorities, according to ministry’s press secretary Mariana Betsa.

- UNIAN - UA

Moscow police release UNIAN correspondent, 1+1 cameraman

UNIAN correspondent in Russia Roman Tsymbaliuk and 1+1 TV channel cameraman Mykyta Borodin along with their interviewee, a post-graduate student of Moscow State University Zakhar Sarapulov, earlier detained by Moscow police, were released from a police station. This was reported by Roman Tsymbalyuk.

- UNIAN - UA

MFA Ukraine: Moscow police explains detention of UNIAN correspondent and 1+1 cameraman

Moscow police said an UNIAN correspondent in Russia Roman Tsymbaliuk and 1+1 TV channel cameraman Mykyta Borodin were detained with the aim of verifying their identity, according to a comment to UNIAN by head of the consular support division at the Department of Consular Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine ...

- UNIAN - UA

UNIAN: MFA Ukraine says detention of Ukrainian journalist in Moscow 'provocation'

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine called the detention of an UNIAN journalist in Moscow Roman Tsymbaliuk a provocation by Russian authorities, according to ministry’s press secretary Mariana Betsa. The post UNIAN: MFA Ukraine says detention of Ukrainian journalist in Moscow 'provocation' appeared first on ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ukrainian journalist Tsymbaliuk says he released from Moscow police station

Correspondent of the Ukrainian-based information agency UNIAN Roman Tsymbaliuk, who has earlier been detained by police in Moscow, has reported about his release. “Thanks to everyone who was worried, we have been released,” Tsymbaliuk wrote on his Facebook page on the evening of March 21, posting a selfie ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

UNIAN: Moscow police detain Ukrainian correspondent Roman Tsymbaliuk

Ukrainian journalist Roman Tsymbaliuk, who has an official accreditation of the Russian Foreign Ministry, was detained in Moscow along with his interviewee, a post-graduate student who earlier flew a Ukrainian flag over the Moscow State University dorm. The post UNIAN: Moscow police detain Ukrainian correspondent Roman ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Village team up to buy retired racehorse for stable boy who saved its life

After a decade apart, the pair have been reunited.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

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