The need to plug the deficit hole in the 2016 budget gathers pace, as public sector debt has jumped 15.7%, off-setting the 1.1% drop in private sector debt, which still makes up the majority of Indonesia's foreign debt. Singapore, Japan and China are the top three foreign lenders.
21 June 2016 | 06:04 PM
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has high hopes for the future of cattle farming in Indonesia, considering it a vital element in Indonesia's drive toward food independence.
21 June 2016 | 05:49 PM
A minister said no shariah-influenced regulations were included in the 3,143 regional regulations the government has scrapped.
21 June 2016 | 05:35 PM
President Joko Widodo has ordered state-owned construction companies to complete several abandoned toll road projects.
21 June 2016 | 04:59 PM
Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday (21/06) settled the nation's longest-running land rights claim, handing Aborigines land title deeds wrapped in eucalyptus paperbark to a peninsula on Darwin harbor in the tropical north.
21 June 2016 | 03:57 PM
At least 31 Chinese nationals were arrested for alleged cyber fraud and immigration violations in a raid in Bogor, West Java, on Monday evening (20/06).
21 June 2016 | 03:36 PM
The Jakarta administration's plan to implement an odd-even system would be a setback for traffic management in the capital, YLKI says.
21 June 2016 | 03:28 PM