China's Virtue Dragon, Other Nickel Smelter Firms May Sue Indonesian Govt: Exec

Chinese nickel smelter operator Virtue Dragon Nickel Industry and other companies are considering suing the Indonesian government over its new mining rules, a senior executive at Virtue Dragon told Reuters on Friday (13/1).

13 January 2017 | 05:52 PM


Market Parade

The heritage-listed Pasar Gede market in Solo, Central Java, celebrated its 87th anniversary with a street parade on Thursday (12/01).

13 January 2017 | 05:45 PM


Civil Society Group to Challenge Indonesia's New Mining Rules in Court

A civil society group plans to challenge Indonesia's new mining rules at the country's Supreme Court, saying that they breach the 2009 mining law, one of the group members told Reuters on Friday (13/1).

13 January 2017 | 05:42 PM


Heightened Security Ahead of Gubernatorial Debate in Jakarta

Police in Jakarta have heightened security ahead of the gubernatorial election debate on Friday night (13/01).

13 January 2017 | 05:26 PM


Flood Control

A dredge removes bottom sediments from the Ancol River in Jakarta on Tuesday (10/01). The operation will deepen the river to prevent it from overflowing.

13 January 2017 | 05:06 PM


Oh My Gold

Two 25-gram gold bars are displayed at a gold shop in Malang, East Java, on Thursday (12/01).

13 January 2017 | 04:52 PM


Police Urge Mass Organizations to Cool Tension After Bogor Attack

Police have ordered the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) and the Indonesian Lower-Class Movement (GMBI) to tone down tensions after a series of clashes.

13 January 2017 | 04:17 PM


More Than 1,700 Law Enforcers Will Safeguard Jakarta Gubernatorial Debate

South Jakarta Police have prepared more than 1,700 officers to secure the first official gubernatorial debate on Friday (13/01).

13 January 2017 | 04:12 PM


Vale Indonesia Shares Plunge After Easing of Nickel Ore Export Ban

Indonesia's move to ease a ban on the exports of nickel ore and bauxite sent shares of Vale Indonesia plunging on Friday (13/01) as analysts said the miner is expected to be hurt by a fall in global nickel prices.

13 January 2017 | 03:52 PM


Police Detain 20 FPI Members After Bogor Attack

Bogor Police have detained 20 members of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) after they allegedly attacked the offices of the GMBI.

13 January 2017 | 03:50 PM