'No' to Political Parties on Campuses

Students protest at the General Elections Commission headquarters in Menteng, Jakarta, on Monday (16/01).

17 January 2017 | 09:08 PM


Hong Kong Leadership Race Heats up as China Clears Way for Top Officials to Run

China on Monday (16/01) approved the resignations of two of Hong Kong's top officials, including its financial secretary, paving the way for them to contest a March election to become the next chief executive of the financial hub.

17 January 2017 | 09:00 PM


Mangrove Track

A new ecotourism spot located in a mangrove forest in Langge village in North Gorontalo district, Gorontalo, is seen from the air on Sunday (15/01).

17 January 2017 | 08:55 PM


By Demanding That Police Chiefs Be Sacked, FPI Commits a Form of Terror: Setara Institute

A pro-democracy group has lashed out at Muslim hardliners who demand the dismissal of the police chiefs of West Java, Jakarta and West Kalimantan.

17 January 2017 | 08:44 PM


Gaza Power Crisis Eases as Qatar Donates $12m to Buy Fuel

An electricity crisis that has caused protests and unrest in the Gaza Strip eased on Monday (16/01) after Qatar donated $12 million to buy fuel...

17 January 2017 | 08:30 PM


Protest Rallies Must Follow Regulations: Military Chief

Indonesian Military Chief Gatot Nurmantyo said a democratic country like Indonesia will always allow protest rallies as long as they do not break the law.

17 January 2017 | 08:13 PM


UK's May Says Britain Wants to Keep Tariff-Free Trade With EU

Britain cannot remain a full member of the EU customs union but will seek tariff-free trade with the bloc after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday (17/01).

17 January 2017 | 08:04 PM


In a First, Myanmar's Largest City Launches Bus Network Impacting Millions

Myanmar launched a new public transport system in its largest city on Monday (16/01), for the first time introducing regular bus lines, timetables and salaries for drivers in a move that could transform the lives of some five million Yangon city dwellers.

17 January 2017 | 08:00 PM


Greenpeace's 'Dirty Bankers' Report Accuses HSBC of Funding Deforestation in Indonesia

Greenpeace International has slammed HSBC Holdings for allegedly funding palm oil companies in Indonesia that it says have destroyed tropical rainforests.

17 January 2017 | 07:56 PM


Goals Dry Up at African Nations Cup as Favourites Struggle Again

The African Nations Cup produced a meager total of one goal in two matches on Monday (16/01) as the pre-tournament favorites continued to struggle.

17 January 2017 | 07:46 PM