Thai Floods to Dent Q1 Global Rubber Output: ANRPC

Global natural rubber output is likely to fall in the first quarter of 2017 as floods have disrupted tapping in top producer Thailand.

14 January 2017 | 09:30 PM


Overseas Ambitions, Bumper Plane Orders Test Vietnam's 'Bikini Airline'

VietJet Air has gone from start-up to Vietnam's largest private airline in five years. Now it is pushing overseas to keep up that growth and absorb a bumper

14 January 2017 | 09:00 PM


Singapore's Q4 GDP Bounce Seen Lessening Chance of Central Bank Easing

A rebound in Singapore's economy at the end of 2016 has reinforced expectations for the central bank to stand pat in April.

14 January 2017 | 08:30 PM


Corporates Look Past India's Cash Crisis, Praise Modi Reforms

Businesses say the disruption caused by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reforms and his radical demonetization move should be temporary.

14 January 2017 | 08:00 PM


Bali Security Guard Accused of Assault on Tourist Surrenders to Police

A security guard implicated in a vicious assault on a Ukrainian tourist in a club in Kuta, Bali, on Jan. 8, surrendered to police on Friday (13/01).

14 January 2017 | 07:55 PM


Calm Agus, Masterful Ahok, Timed Anies: Pundit

Nona Evita, a researcher for the Populi Center, says the gubernatorial debate on Friday evening (13/01) generally met people's expectations.

14 January 2017 | 06:37 PM


Sarinah Terror Attack Victims Still Waiting for Full Compensation: ICJR

Victims of the Sarinah terrorist attack have yet to receive full compensation, a year after the incident.

14 January 2017 | 05:53 PM


Mayapada Prepares Rights, Bonds Issuance to Boost Capital Amid Rapid Loan Growth

Bank Mayapada Internasional plans to raise Rp 2 trillion ($150 million) from right issue and bond issuance this year to boost its capital.

14 January 2017 | 05:20 PM


Indonesian Officials Say Miners' Nickel Ore Exports "Comparable" to Smelter Capacity

Indonesia's senior mining officials defended the government's new rules on Saturday (14/01), saying the amount of nickel ore and bauxite that can be exported by miners from the country will be "comparable" to their smelter capacity.

14 January 2017 | 03:57 PM


Job Creation Will Reduce Wildlife Crimes: Environment Ministry Official

An official at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry says socioeconomic factors play a major role in the rising number of wildlife crimes in Indonesia.

14 January 2017 | 03:14 PM