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Sun shines with wushu gold to give China perfect Asiad start

“They won 12 wushu medals, including 10 gold, at Incheon which is a record for a single National Olympic Committee” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. JAKARTA (Reuters) – Sun Peiyuan won the first gold of the 18th Asian Games in Wushu to give powerhouse China a perfect start to their campaign on Sunday.China are the undisputed leaders in wushu, having won 12 of the 15 world titles, including the last four.The 29-year-old clinched the men’s changquan gold with 9.75 points after impressing with his acrobatic moves at the Jakarta…

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Indonesia raises rates as Turkey pressures EM

“The latest increase boosted the country’s benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point to 5.5%” writes Mike Bird for marketwatch.com. Indonesia’s central bank on Wednesday raised interest rates for the fourth time in three months, boosting measures to defend its currency following a global selloff in emerging markets.The sharp fall in the value of the Turkish lira sparked a further round of frenetic selling in emerging markets over the past week.A July decision by the Turkish central bank to hold interest rates steady and the government’s public opposition to…

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Death toll nearly triples to 347

“The death toll from the Lombok earthquake has risen dramatically to 347, the government-run news agency Antara has said” writes Guardian Staff for theguardian.com. Another Indonesian government agency has put the figure at 381, a significant increase from figure of 131 reported on Wednesday.The national disaster agency announced today that they believed the death toll to be 164 with at least 1,400 people seriously injured and 156,000 displaced. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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Indonesia works to ban trade of meat from pets, exotic animals

“JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia is preparing a regulation to ban the trade of meat derived from pets and exotic animals, aiming to promote animal welfare and rein in disease, an official said on Tuesday, a decision cheered by animal rights campaigners” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “Customs evolve and the nationwide movement calling for an end to these trades is proof that Indonesia is ready to banish the dog meat trade to the history books,” said Lola Webber, coordinator of the Dog Meat-Free Indonesia coalition. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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China launches probe into stainless steel imports from EU, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia

“BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Commerce Ministry said on Monday it has launched an anti-dumping probe into imports of stainless steel billet and hot-rolled stainless steel sheet and plate from the European Union, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The rapid increase in imports caused real damage to the Chinese market, according to the complaint filed by Shanxi Taigang and released with the commerce ministry document. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Indonesia bans Chinese video app Tik Tok for ‘inappropriate content’

“JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities said on Wednesday they had banned Chinese video app Tik Tok for containing “pornography, inappropriate content and blasphemy”” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Tik Tok, popular among young people for its quirky videos, was the most downloaded app in the Apple app store globally in the first quarter of 2018.”The app has a lot of negative and harmful content, especially for children,” said Rudiantara. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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