#POLICY

Islamic State Forces Philippine Nurses to Give Medical Training in Libya

A Philippine nurse held by Islamic State said she and her colleagues had been forced to treat militants and give them medical training.

28 February 2017 | 11:00 AM

#OPINION

Antasari Azhar Refuses to Speak to Press After Another Questioning With Police

Former KPK chairman Antasari Azhar refused to speak to the press after a six-hour interview with the police in Jakarta on Monday evening (27/02).

28 February 2017 | 10:42 AM

#OPINION

Bandung Bomber Does Not Act Alone: Police

Police investigators said a man who set off a homemade bomb in a park in Bandung, West Java, on Monday morning (27/02) did not act alone.

28 February 2017 | 10:08 AM

#POLICY

Trump, China's Top Diplomat, Discuss Cooperation, Possible Xi Meeting

US President Donald Trump held his first face-to-face talks with a member of the Chinese leadership on Monday.

28 February 2017 | 10:00 AM

#ECONOMY

Shareholders Tell Miner Freeport to Get Tough With Indonesia

Shareholders are pressuring miner Freeport-McMoRan to stand up to the Indonesian government over changes the Southeast Asian country wants to make in the US miner's contract, Freeport's chief executive officer said on Monday (27/02).

28 February 2017 | 07:12 AM

#POLICY

Stateless Rohingya Refugees Sucked into Booming Bangladesh Drug Trade

Rohingya Muslim refugee Ali Hasan is desperately looking for a bride for his son, jailed last year in Bangladesh for carrying the popular drug ya ba.

28 February 2017 | 07:04 AM

#POLICY

Philippines Needs 7,000 MW Additional Power to Support Growth: Minister

The Philippines needs to build an additional 7,000 megawatts of power generation capacity over the next five years to support its growing economy.

28 February 2017 | 01:00 AM

#POLICY

Chinese Companies Seek Cheaper Offshore Debt After Rule Change

More Chinese companies are looking to raise debt offshore after Beijing approved a new funding structure last month.

27 February 2017 | 11:00 PM

#ECONOMY

Cement Maker Semen Indonesia Posts Flat Profit in 2016

Semen Indonesia, the country's biggest cement maker, posted a 0.2 percent increase in net income last year amid falling sales and revenue.

27 February 2017 | 11:00 PM

#ECONOMY

No Politicians on OJK Board of Commissioners

The Financial Services Authority (OJK) will have no politicians on its board of commissioners, a document compiled by the special recruitment team shows.

27 February 2017 | 10:41 PM