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Capsize Survivor Tells of Hanging On to Friend's Body

Chinese tourist Fan Li Xia held on to the body of a dead friend as they trod water after a catamaran capsized in the cold waters of the South China Sea.

31 January 2017 | 02:41 PM

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Tech Companies to Meet on Legal Challenge to Trump Immigration Order

A group of technology companies plans to meet to discuss filing an amicus brief challenging US President Donald Trump's order restricting immigration.

31 January 2017 | 02:25 PM

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Surya Semesta to Divest Its Entire Stake in Cipali Toll Road to Astratel

Surya Semesta Internusa, a listed property developer, plans to sell its entire stake in the Cikopo-Palimanan toll road in West Java to Astratel Nusantara.

31 January 2017 | 02:03 PM

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Indonesia C.Bank's Room for Benchmark Rate Cut Limited: Official

The Indonesia central bank's room for monetary easing has become limited due to rising inflationary pressure, a senior central bank official told an economic forum on Tuesday (31/01).

31 January 2017 | 01:33 PM

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India to Explore Mining Potential With Massive Aerial Survey

India will launch its biggest aero geophysical survey of minerals next month to unearth deep-seated resources such as gold and copper.

31 January 2017 | 01:00 PM

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Pertamina, Marubeni, Sojitz Ink Deal for $1.8b Java Power Plant, Infrastructure

Indonesian state energy company Pertamina said on Tuesday (31/01) it has signed a deal with state power company PLN to develop a $1.8 billion gas-fired power plant and accompanying liquefied natural gas infrastructure in Java.

31 January 2017 | 12:31 PM

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In Rare Demand, Migrants Push for Better Pay, Benefits at Thai Seafood Firm

More than 2,000 migrant workers at a major Thai seafood exporting company have called for bigger bonuses and better welfare benefits, a rare demand.

31 January 2017 | 12:00 PM

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Indika Bullish on Coal, Targets Revenue, Profit Increases

Indika Energy eyes revenue increase this year on the back of higher coal prices and more cost-cutting, paving the way for the company to return to profit.

31 January 2017 | 11:22 AM