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A new book lets prisoners and ex-inmates share their writing skills and stories. #jakpost 

The film -- starring Chinese-Canadian actor Simu Liu as a former assassin in the shadow of an evil father (Hong Kong legend Tony Leung) -- has so far earned $176.9 million in US and Canadian theaters, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said. #jakpost 

From a sacred, traditional dish to international stardom – rendang is, indeed, an icon of this country. #jakpost 

"This announcement is quite shocking. Neither I nor other academics in the field of conservation - who are also IUCN members - from Indonesia were invited to discuss the reassessment of the komodo dragons status. Only taxonomists from Indonesia were ...

The veteran British band, on their first tour since 1963 without Watts, displayed photos and video of him on huge projections at the St. Louis, Missouri, arena against a drum solo soundtrack. #jakpost 

The tax authority said "YouTubers and bloggers" earning over 500,000 pounds ($32,000) annually would be taxed, in a statement issued Saturday. #jakpost 

Indie label Sun Eater released another addition of its monthly compilation album Sounds Cute Might Delete Later on Friday. #jakpost 

Facebook is suspending development of a version of its Instagram photo-sharing app for children aged under 13, after widespread criticism of the plan. #jakpost 

"Queen The Greatest" opens its doors on Tuesday and takes visitors back to the early days of the band, which was formed in 1971. #jakpost 

Japanese romantics and royal-watchers held their breath for a wedding announcement as Princess Mako's boyfriend returned to Tokyo on Monday. #jakpost 


With 1,752 new cases detected on Saturday, Indonesia has a total of 84,882 confirmed COVID-19 cases nationwide, surpassing mainland China with 83,545 cases. #jakpost 

Indonesian BTS "army" initiate fundraising for gojek drivers, goes viral with generous tips #jakpost 

At least 72 Indonesian doctors have died from COVID-19: IDI #jakpost 

He apologized only to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and to Megawati Soekarnoputri, his boss in the PDI-P. Juliari did not care about the fact that he had robbed millions of poor people of government assistance amid the devastating COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Mr. President, you need professional help #jakpost 

BREAKING: Jokowi announces Indonesia’s first two confirmed COVID-19 cases #jakpost 

[WATCH] Video of Bali police ‘extorting’ Japanese tourist goes viral (JP/Apriza Pinandita) #jakpost