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Five people were killed, three more are missing and thousands are unable to return to their waterlogged homes after floods submerged parts of Indonesia’s capital, officials said Wednesday.

Five dead, three missing after Jakarta floods

Five people were killed, three more are missing and thousands are unable to return to their waterlogged homes after floods submerged parts of Indonesia’s capital, officials said Wednesday.
A city in Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province known for exotic animals has stopped sales over Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears, a health official said on Friday.

Coronavirus: Indonesian city bans sales of bats, snakes

A city in Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province known for exotic animals has stopped sales over Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears, a health official said on Friday.

15 Rohingya refugees drown after boat sinks off Bangladesh

At least 15 people drowned and dozens are unaccounted for after a boat carrying Rohingya refugees sank off southern Bangladesh early Tuesday, officials said.
A promotional banner for the HSBC Women’s World Championship flies in central Singapore Monday after the event was cancelled due to the coronavirus

Coronavirus chaos ravages Asia’s sporting calendar

The chaos in China’s sporting programme caused by the deadly coronavirus outbreak, which has already forced China to cancel or reschedule a host of events, is spreading into Asia’s sporting calendar.
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African swine fever kills nearly 1000 pigs in Bali

Hundreds of pigs have died from African swine fever in Bali, authorities said Wednesday, marking the Indonesian holiday island’s first recorded outbreak and after the virus claimed some 30,000 hogs in Sumatra.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Singapore announces more cases of coronavirus

Singapore on Tuesday announced additional cases of the deadly coronavirus from China as a major aviation conference was scrapped due to the escalating health scare.
As the coronavirus epidemic infected about 11,000 people and killed 258, according to figures released Saturday, Singapore and Mongolia have imposed sweeping bans on arrivals by land, sea or air from China.

Coronavirus: US, Australia impose travel bans as death toll reaches rises rapidly

China faced deepening isolation over its coronavirus epidemic on Saturday as the death toll soared to 259, with the United States and Australia leading a growing list of nations to impose extraordinary Chinese travel bans.
As the coronavirus epidemic infected about 11,000 people and killed 258, according to figures released Saturday, Singapore and Mongolia have imposed sweeping bans on arrivals by land, sea or air from China.

Coronavirus kills 258, Singapore bans arrivals from China

As the coronavirus epidemic infected about 11,000 people and killed 258, according to figures released Saturday, Singapore and Mongolia have imposed sweeping bans on arrivals by land, sea or air from China.

Flash floods kill nine in Indonesia

Flash floods and landslides have killed at least nine people and forced thousands into temporary shelters on Indonesia's Sumatra island, the local disaster agency said Thursday.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: Algeria, Morocco, other countries evacuate citizens from China

Thousands of foreigners are among millions of people stuck in the central Chinese city of Wuhan as the country struggles to get to grips with the spread of a SARS-like virus which has claimed 132 lives nationwide.
Nigeria will be happy to work closely with other countries who share similar socio-economic objectives in order to increase economic opportunities and healthcare delivery to citizens, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria will work closely with other countries to increase economic opportunities

Nigeria will be happy to work closely with other countries who share similar socio-economic objectives in order to increase economic opportunities and healthcare delivery to citizens, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
Former Liverpool and Mali midfielder Mohamed Sissoko has announced his retirement from active football at the age of 34.

Former Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Sissoko announces retirement

Former Liverpool and Mali midfielder Mohamed Sissoko has announced his retirement from active football at the age of 34.
A passenger airline of Thai Lion Air on Monday made an emergency landing at Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike International Airport, after two of its passengers fell seriously ill, airport officials said.

Indonesia-bound plane makes emergency landing due to passengers illness

A passenger airline of Thai Lion Air on Monday made an emergency landing at Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike International Airport, after two of its passengers fell seriously ill, airport officials said.
FILE - In this Monday, April 29, 2019 file photo, Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg speaks during a news conference after the company's annual shareholders meeting at the Field Museum in Chicago. Boeing’s CEO says the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets ahead of two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane. Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg told reporters in Paris on Sunday, June 16 that the company’s communication “was not consistent,” calling that “unacceptable.”(AP Photo/Jim Young, file)

Embattled ex-Boeing chief walks away with $62.2 million

The Boeing CEO who was ousted last month for the company’s botched response to two crashes and the grounding of its best-selling plane will walk away with $62.2 million, the company disclosed Friday.
Manchester Crown Court in northwest England was told Reynhard Sinaga may have attacked as many as 195 men, luring them into his flat with the offer of a place to stay or alcohol.

Indonesian jailed for life as UK’s ‘most prolific’ rapist

An Indonesian student described as Britain’s most prolific rapist was jailed for life on Monday for a catalogue of sex offences on unsuspecting men he drugged and assaulted.
Indonesia will carry out cloud seeding on Friday in a bid to prevent further rainfall over the capital Jakarta, after deadly flash floods and landslides following some of the heaviest rains ever recorded.

Flood: Indonesia plans cloud seeding to halt rain

Indonesia will carry out cloud seeding on Friday in a bid to prevent further rainfall over the capital Jakarta, after deadly flash floods and landslides following some of the heaviest rains ever recorded.

Death toll in Indonesian bus accident rises to 28

The death toll of a fatal bus accident in Indonesia’s South Sumatra province two days ago rose to at least 28 with 13 others still missing, a senior official of a search and rescue office said on Wednesday.
A Sumatran tiger has killed an Indonesian farmer, police said Friday, in the third fatal attack by the critically endangered species in less than a month.

Sumatran tiger kills farmer in Indonesia

A Sumatran tiger has killed an Indonesian farmer, police said Friday, in the third fatal attack by the critically endangered species in less than a month.

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