Wildlife Crimes Pose Serious Risk to Conservation Efforts in Indonesia

Indonesia still experiences an unacceptably high number of wildlife crimes, considered the fourth-most prevalent type of criminal offense in the world.

12 January 2017 | 06:38 PM


Thai Rubber Authority Expects 10% Output Loss After Floods

Thailand will lose around 10 percent of its rubber output in the 2016-2017 crop year after unseasonal flooding affected the country's main growing region.

12 January 2017 | 06:25 PM


New Ambassadors Present Their Credentials to the President

Eight ambassadors presented their letters of credence to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo at the State Palace in Jakarta on Thursday (12/01).

12 January 2017 | 06:22 PM


China Says Its Aircraft Carrier Leaves Taiwan Strait

China's sole aircraft carrier sailed out on Thursday morning, a day after Taiwan scrambled fighter jets and navy ships to shadow the carrier group.

12 January 2017 | 06:00 PM


TNI Should Be Indonesia-Centric, Not Java-Centric: Jokowi

President Joko Widodo has instructed the TNI to synchronize the distribution of its personnel with a development plan focused on Indonesia's outer regions.

12 January 2017 | 05:47 PM


House Speaker Expects Stronger Indonesia-US Ties

House of Representatives Speaker Setya Novanto has expressed his hope for reinforcement of Indonesia-United States ties.

12 January 2017 | 05:31 PM


Thailand Plans $12.7 Billion Budget Deficit for Fiscal 2018

Thailand's government plans for a budget deficit of 450 billion baht ($12.7 billion) for the 2018 fiscal year.

12 January 2017 | 05:28 PM


Hong Kong No. 2 Official Resigns With Eye on Becoming Next Leader

Hong Kong's number two official Carrie Lam, nicknamed "the fighter," resigned to contest the March election.

12 January 2017 | 05:21 PM


Japan's Abe Visits Philippines as Duterte's First Top Guest

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the Philippines on Thursday for a two-day visit aimed at shoring up ties with its mercurial new leader.

12 January 2017 | 05:12 PM