Down by the River

Mrican Bridge in Kediri, Central Java, which was built in the Dutch colonial era, collapsed when the Brantas River burst its banks on Thursday (02/03).

03 March 2017 | 11:36 AM


Finance Ministry, Anti-Monopoly Agency Share Data to Fight Cartels

Indonesia's Finance Ministry and anti-monopoly agency will be sharing data on taxpayers and businesses to fight cartels and improve tax collection.

03 March 2017 | 11:19 AM


Try Harder Coffee Hipsters, Indonesians Still Love Their Instant Coffee

Indonesians are the world's fastest growing consumers of packaged coffee in the past five years, a report from global market research firm Mintel showed.

03 March 2017 | 10:53 AM


Caved In

A stretch of land in Sumowono near Semarang in Central Java caved in to a depth of up to two meters on Thursday (02/03).

03 March 2017 | 10:29 AM


Wignyo Rahadi Brings Tenun Tanimbar Into Modern Age

Designer Wignyo Rahadi turns traditional Tenun Tanimbar into modern, chic collection for men and women.

03 March 2017 | 10:06 AM


China Forex Regulator Urges Further Open Domestic FX Market

China will create an open, competitive domestic foreign exchange market and should let a flexible exchange rate mechanism regulate the impact of cross-border capital flows, a deputy head of its foreign exchange regulator has said.

03 March 2017 | 09:00 AM


Philippines Demands Proof for Rights Group's Assertion of Police 'Executions'

The Philippines on Thursday (02/03) dismissed as "thoughtless and irresponsible" a report by Human Rights Watch that President Rodrigo Duterte had turned a blind eye to murders by police in what the group called a "campaign of extrajudicial execution".

03 March 2017 | 08:00 AM


Malaysia to Deport North Korean Detained in Airport Murder Probe

Malaysia will deport a North Korean held in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam, and cancel visa-free entry for all North Koreans, as diplomatic ties between the two countries frayed further following the murder at Kuala Lumpur's airport.

03 March 2017 | 07:00 AM


Suspend Visa-Free EU Travel for US Citizens, Lawmakers Say

United States citizens should be denied visa-free access to the European Union before summer because Washington does not allow some EU nationals to enter there without visa, EU lawmakers said in a vote on Thursday (02/03).

03 March 2017 | 06:00 AM


Vietnam Pledges Help for Airport Murder Accused as Sympathy Rises

Vietnam on Thursday (02/03) emphasized the legal support it was giving a Vietnamese woman charged in the bizarre murder of Kim Jong-nam in Malaysia after growing calls at home for more action to help her.

03 March 2017 | 05:00 AM