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Indonesia makes 2032 Olympics bid official

Feb 19, 2019

Indonesia has officially joined bidding to host the 2032 Olympics following its success staging the Asian Games last year

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Memorial speaks to North Korea's ties to summit host Vietnam

Feb 19, 2019

Memorial to North Korean pilots who fought alongside communist forces in Vietnam War speaks to the fraternal relationship the countries share as Hanoi gets ready to host summit between Trump and Kim

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Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

Feb 19, 2019

Exposed Chinese database with names, birthdates, employers and even last places visited shows depth of surveillance state and expanded use of facial recognition

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Abe mum on Trump's claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

Feb 18, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe mum on reports he nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

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Tokyo governor won't speculate on Olympic bribery scandal

Feb 18, 2019

The head of Tokyo's government has declined to weigh in on the future Japanese Olympic Committee President Takeda

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Unicorns are real: Tech baffles Indonesian candidate

Feb 18, 2019

Indonesia's presidential candidates debated pressing issues facing the world's third-largest democracy: dilapidated infrastructure, struggling farmers, forest fires _ and unicorns

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Cost of 2020 Tokyo Olympics ceremonies up 40 percent

Feb 15, 2019

The price of the opening and closing ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has risen about 40 percent

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Indonesia land-burning fines unpaid years after fires

Feb 15, 2019

Indonesian plantation companies fined for burning huge areas of land since 2009 have failed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties meant to hold them accountable for actions that took a devastating environmental and human toll

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Olympic volunteers: One-time chance, or exploitation?

Feb 15, 2019

Olympic volunteers: Is it a case of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, or economic exploitation

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Thai party fields transgender candidate for prime minister

Feb 15, 2019

A former CEO and sports promoter wants to be Thailand's first transgender prime minister to bring hope to the marginalized and to open up political space for future LGBT generations

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