#ECONOMY

PP Properti to Issue Rp 1t Bonds in 2nd Half 2017

PP Properti, the property developer unnit of state-controlled construction firm Pembangunan Prumahan, plans to raise Rp 1 trillion ($75 million) from issuing bonds in the seccond half of this year to pay back some of its debt.

11 January 2017 | 11:18 AM

#ECONOMY

Indonesia to Issue New Mining Rules This Week: Minister

Indonesia will issue new rules for miners this week, the mining minister said late on Tuesday (10/01), which will cover contracts and permits, exports, taxes, divestment obligations and domestic processing requirements, among other issues.

11 January 2017 | 11:17 AM

#OPINION

Former Red Light District Kalijodo Gets New Life as Fitness Hub

The city's skateboarders and BMX riders are set to find a new home at the revitalized Kalijodo Park, West Jakarta, which has reopened with world class facilities.

11 January 2017 | 11:15 AM

#POLICY

Russian Hackers Claim to Have Compromising Information on Trump: CNN

Classified documents presented last week included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising information about him.

11 January 2017 | 11:00 AM

#OPINION

Lawmaker Calls on Govt to Protect Against Hoax Information

The chairman of a House of Representatives commission has called on the government to better protect the public from hoax information and media, saying Indonesians are entitled to valid and truthful information.

11 January 2017 | 10:54 AM

#LIFESTYLE

Actor Tom Hiddleston Apologizes to Aid Workers for Speech at Golden Globes

British actor Tom Hiddleston apologized on Tuesday to aid workers for comments he made at the Golden Globe Awards about how viewing his TV series "The Night Manager" had helped them in a conflict zone.

11 January 2017 | 10:52 AM

#OPINION

Ahok Denies 'Illegal Campaigning' Claim During Fifth Session of Blasphemy Trial

Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has denied witness testimony which said he conducted illegal campaign activities during a speech last year which led to blasphemy charges.

11 January 2017 | 10:40 AM

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British Singers Church, Ferguson Snub Trump Inauguration

British singers Charlotte Church and Rebecca Ferguson have rejected invitations from US President-elect Donald Trump's team to perform at his inauguration next week, they said in separate statements on Tuesday.

11 January 2017 | 10:06 AM

#POLICY

Boeing Internal Memo Sets Details of Engineer Layoffs in 2017

Boeing Co warned on Tuesday that it will conduct involuntary layoffs of engineers, part of a cost-cutting drive.

11 January 2017 | 10:00 AM

#POLICY

Myanmar's Suu Kyi Sends Envoy to Bangladesh as Rohingya Crisis Deepens

A special envoy of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi will begin top-level talks in Bangladesh on Wednesday.

11 January 2017 | 10:00 AM