Gov't Urged to Discuss Terrorism, Freeport Contract During US VP Pence's Visit

Hikmahanto Juwana called on the government to discuss terrorism and the dispute involving Freeport Indonesia during US Vice President Mike Pence's visit.

14 March 2017 | 11:17 AM


Japan PM Abe Seeks Saudi Support for Aramco Listing in Tokyo

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Monday to support a listing of oil giant Aramco's shares in Tokyo.

14 March 2017 | 11:00 AM


Sandiaga Uno Reported to Police for Alleged Embezzlement

Sandiaga Uno, running mate of Jakarta gubernatorial candidate Anies Baswedan, has been reported to police last week for alleged misappropriation of funds.

14 March 2017 | 10:23 AM


Record Number of Children Killed in Syria Last Year: UN

A record number of children were killed in Syria last year, more than a third of them in or near a school.

14 March 2017 | 10:00 AM


UN Expert Fears Myanmar Trying to Depopulate Rohingya Areas

Myanmar may be using bureaucratic means to get rid of its Rohingya Muslim minority after a security crackdown against them caused an international outcry.

14 March 2017 | 09:00 AM


Myanmar Hit by 5.1 Magnitude Quake, No Reports of Damage

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted buildings in Myanmar's largest city and commercial hub of Yangon on Monday at about 8:50 p.m.

14 March 2017 | 08:00 AM


North Korea Shuns UN Rights Review as Calls Grow for Justice

North Korea boycotted a United Nations review of its human rights record on Monday.

14 March 2017 | 07:00 AM


Indonesia-Australia Ties — Flight, Cruise Routes Added to Boost Tourims

Indonesian and Australian governments have planned to boost tourism between the two countries by encouraging airlines and cruise liners to add new routes and increase the quantity of existing routes.

14 March 2017 | 01:07 AM


Malaysian Streaming Provider Taps Netflix Executive

Malaysian streaming video provider iflix has tapped Sean Carey, a former Netflix executive, as its new chief content officer.

14 March 2017 | 01:00 AM


7 More Indonesians Suspectedly Kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf Militant Group

Abu Sayyaf Militant Group is suspected to have kidnapped 7 more Indonesian boatmen in Sulu, Southern Philippines — the latest in a spate of abductions. Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu will hold a meeting with Malaysian Government as efforts to rescue the hostages.

14 March 2017 | 12:32 AM