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Kanupriya Kapoor

With coronavirus under control, Vietnam and New Zealand see different travel trends

Jun 29 2020

(This June 26 is refiled to clarify paragraph 6 to show that July is one of two busy travel seasons in New Zealand, alongside Christmas)

Exclusive: Finance, tech firms on hiring spree amid coronavirus turmoil - LinkedIn

Apr 30 2020

LONDON The coronavirus is roiling global job markets, but the picture is not all gloomy. Finance, technology and consumer goods firms are hiring tens of thousands in the United States and other countries, according to data from Microsoft Corp's professional networking site LinkedIn.

Exclusive: Jump in Jakarta funerals raises fears of unreported coronavirus deaths

Apr 04 2020

The number of funerals in Jakarta rose sharply in March, a development the governor of Indonesia's capital city said suggested that deaths from the new coronavirus may be higher than officially reported.

Exclusive: Jump in Jakarta funerals raises fears of unreported coronavirus deaths

Apr 03 2020

JAKARTA The number of funerals in Jakarta rose sharply in March, a development the governor of Indonesia's capital city said suggested that deaths from the new coronavirus may be higher than officially reported.

'We can't be afraid': Rebuilding in Indonesia's tsunami zone leaves city in peril

Dec 23 2019

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia/NEW YORK When 12-meter (39-foot) waves slammed into Banda Aceh on the northern tip of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Boxing Day in 2004, Arif Munandar lost his wife, three sons, and 20 other members of his family as much of the city was obliterated.

Exclusive: After bruising election, Indonesia to vet public servants to identify Islamists

Jun 21 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia plans to tighten vetting of senior public servants amid fears that hardline Islamist ideology has permeated high levels of government, according to documents reviewed by Reuters and a senior official involved in the plan.

Indonesian protesters, police clash in second night of post-election unrest

May 22 2019

JAKARTA A clash between Indonesian security forces and protesters angry over the result of last month's presidential election raged for a second night on Wednesday, turning central Jakarta into a battlefield of tear gas, rubber bullets, rocks and firecrackers.

Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia

May 22 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential election hit the capital for a second night. | Video

Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president's re-election

May 21 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results showed President Joko Widodo had been comfortably re-elected, a Reuters witness said. | Video

Sri Lanka attacks likely the work of Islamist militants: experts

Apr 22 2019

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE Coordinated Easter Sunday bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka bore the hallmarks of militant groups Islamic State or al Qaeda, security experts said on Monday, citing the level of sophistication of the attacks.

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