Jojo Wins First Badminton Asian Games Gold

Jonatan Christie succeeded in presenting the first gold medal in badminton for the men’s singles number, in the match which took place at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Tuesday (28/8). In the midst of the boisterous support of the audience, Jojo defeated the badminton player from China Taipei, Chou Tien Chen. Winning …

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Grenade Attack Shakes Burundi’s Capital, Several Victims Injured

Burundi’s Prime Minister Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni on Tuesday (21/9) visited a hospital in Bujumbura, where victims of the grenade attack were being treated. The attack took place late Monday in the Burundian capital, at a bustling market and bus station. Bunyoni told reporters that of the 104 people injured in the …

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Son Heung-Min’s Spurs Career Dream Lasts

Tottenham Hotspur’s attacking ambition, Son Heung-min, to win a gold medal to avoid military service that could threaten his career almost failed during the thrilling match against Uzbekistan, Monday (27/8). The points for the South Korean soccer team were already behind with 15 minutes remaining before Hwang Ui-jo scored a …

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UK Reopens Major Components of Carbon Dioxide for Food Industry

Britain warned Wednesday that a deal to restart carbon dioxide capture production could cost tens of millions of pounds. The deal was crucial to the food industry but was scrapped due to soaring gas prices. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is used in slaughterhouses to electrocute animals before they are slaughtered for …

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Asian Games Committee Conducts Miras Violation in Athlete Village

Asian Games organizers are taking action against violations of alcohol consumption rules in athletes’ villages, officials said Monday (27/8). As quoted by the AFP news agency, Asian Games officials reminded athletes that consuming alcoholic beverages is “not allowed” and is not good for health. The athletes who have finished competing …

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Manila Mayor to Run for President Next Year

The popular mayor of the Philippine capital said Wednesday that he will run for president in next year’s election. This means he is the latest nominee in what is expected to be a lively race to replace the controversial Rodrigo Duterte. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, a child scavenger before becoming …

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Indonesian Pencak Silat Buys Gold Medal at Asian Games

The sport of pencak silat succeeded in increasing Indonesia’s gold medal coffers by buying a total of five gold medals at the 2018 Asian Games competition which was held at Padepokan Taman Mini Indonesia, Wednesday (29/8). Pencak silat athlete, Sugianto, contributed his ninth gold medal for the sport of pencak …

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