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Jokowi Claims Tree Planting is Concrete Action Against Climate Change

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi claimed that tree planting activities are a concrete action by Indonesia to tackle climate change, following criticism by environmental groups over the food estate program. “We are aiming to move toward greening—planting trees, so we are taking concrete steps concerning climate change,” he said. Closing his working ...

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Los Angeles rampage: Man charged with 3 murders of homeless men

Prosecutors filed charges on Monday against Jerrid Joseph Powell, 33, in connection with the fatal shootings of three homeless men in Los Angeles and a suburban resident last month. The Los Angeles CountyDistrict Attorney’s Office announced four counts of murder, along with additional charges of residential robbery and being a felon with a firearm. Powell, ...

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Govt Launches Free Homecoming Program Ahead of Year-End Holiday

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Transportation Ministry through the Directorate General of Land Transportation has launched a Free Homecoming (Mudik Gratis) program for motorcycle users. This program is initiated in anticipation of the Christmas and New Year holidays. According to a ministry survey, the number of people traveling during this upcoming holiday is estimated to reach ...

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Hamas Rejects Rape Accusations During Oct. 7 Attack

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Palestinian resistance group Hamas rejected on Monday Israel’s accusation of rape and sexual violence during the Oct. 7 attack. In a statement, Hamas dismissed the accusation as a “desperate attempt” to distort the group’s humane treatment of Israeli hostages. “We reject the Israeli lies about raping, which aim to distort the ...

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BPK Finds Rp18.19tn State Loss Potentials in First Half

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) presented the summary of its first audit results report (IHPS I) of 2023 to the House of Representatives (DPR). The report found that there is a potential state loss of Rp18.19 trillion in the first half. Head of BPK Isma Yatun said that the IHPS contained a summary ...

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Today’s Top 3 News: Jokowi Instructs Mahfud Md to Handle Rohingya Refugees Issue, Bawaslu Probes Gibran Rakabuming’s Alleged Campaign Violations

Today’s Top 3 News: Jokowi Instructs Mahfud Md to Handle Rohingya Refugees Issue, Bawaslu Probes Gibran Rakabuming’s Alleged Campaign Violations

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Tempo English compiled the top three news on Tuesday, December 5, on the platform. Those include Jokowi Instructs Mahfud Md to Handle Rohingya Refugees Issue, Jakarta Bawaslu Probes Gibran Rakabuming’s Alleged Campaign Violations, and Jokowi Says NTT’s Mbay Dam Will Boost Rice Production. The following is the list of the top 3 news ...

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Nigeria’s president orders investigation after drone attack kills 85

ABUJA: Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday ordered a thorough investigation into a weekend military drone attack that killed at least 85 people, including women and children in northern Kaduna, the latest military assault to hit civilians.Nigeria’s military, which is backed by the United States, Britain and other non-Western allies in a long war against ...

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COVID-19 Spike in Jakarta ‘Still Manageable’, Health Office Says

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Jakarta Health Office revealed a jolt in COVID-19 cases in the province from May to June 2023. “It’s still manageable, 95 percent had light symptoms and were asymptomatic,” Ngabila Salma, the Head of the Epidemiologist Surveillance and Immunization Division of the Jakarta Health Office said on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Despite the increase ...