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Example of News Item in " Picking up Hostages from Somali Pirate"

Posted by Memahami Teks Bahasa Inggris on 21 April 2011

News item text is to tell the daily newsworthy. It is structured in: Event, Background event / Elaboration and Source. The following text is an example of news item.

Indonesia to Pick up Hostages from Somali Pirate
JAKARTA – Indonesia has deployed troops to the seas off Somalia to pick up its 20 sailors held hostage by pirates once the negotiations for their release are finalised, according to an official.

"The Indonesian military has sent troops to Somalia on March 23 to pick up our people and bring them home if necessary," Coordinating Ministry of Political, Security and Legal Affairs spokesman Sagom Tamboen told. "The carrier can still be hijacked once they are released," he said.

Tamboen said Jakarta sent two frigates with about 400 marines and army personnel to waters off the east coast of Africa.
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Blog, Updated at: 4/21/2011 12:43:00 AM


  1. Contoh terbaik news item text

    Indonesian Migrant Worker dies in Malaysia
    An Indonesian migrant worker Munti Binti Bani has died on Monday after being hospitalized for several days due to alleged torture by her employees in Selangor, Malaysia.

    Antara state news agency has reported that Munti had been treated at Tengku Ampuan Rahimah hospital since last Tuesday and died on Monday at 10 a.m, local time. Munti was found unconscious with her hands and feet were tied in a bathroom in Taman Sentosa housing complex last Tuesday. She was suffering from major wounds on her body and had apparently been beaten with iron.

    Munti's body will be sent tomorrow to her hometown in Pondok Jeruk Barat village of Jombang, East Java after undergoing autopsy at the hospital. “We express our deep condolences as there is yet another worker who was tortured and passed away at the hospital,” Indonesia's Ambassador for Malaysia, Da'i Bachtiar said in Kuala Lumpur on Monday. “The Embassy will arrange for all compensation, including insurance, she deserves to receive,” Da'i said.

    He added that Munti's employees Vanitha and Murugan had been detained and were undergoing questioning at the local police office. “We hope the police can uphold justice and punish them should they be proven to be involved in the case,” he said.

  2. Hemm Would you mind giving the generic structure of the example of news item text above?...Please I need for my homework


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