Poor Deterrent Blamed for Rising Wildlife Crimes

Indonesia's anti-money laundering agency, the PPATK, says wildlife crime offenders keep coming back to the game in Indonesia due to poor deterrent.

03 February 2017 | 05:18 PM


Popularity on Social Media More Important to Men: Kaspersky

A recent survey by Kaspersky Lab shows that men are generally affected more than women by responses they receive on social media.

03 February 2017 | 05:12 PM


Jakarta's Airport Express Train Unfeasible, Gov't Back to Drawing Board

The government is going back to the drawing board with an express train that would connect two major airports of Jakarta.

03 February 2017 | 05:08 PM


Pirates, Cyclones and Mud: Bangladesh's Island Solution to Rohingya Crisis

The island for refugees is two hours by boat from the nearest settlement. There are no buildings, mobile phone reception or people.

03 February 2017 | 04:26 PM


China Raises Short-Term Interest Rates in Fresh Tightening Signal

China's central bank surprised financial markets on Friday (03/02) by raising short-term interest rates on the first day back from a long holiday, in a further sign that it is slowly moving to a tighter policy bias as the economy shows signs of steadying.

03 February 2017 | 04:00 PM


Power Producers Must Hand Over Their Plants to PLN at the Contract's End

The government will require independent power producers to transfer new power plants to state power company PLN when their contracts expire.

03 February 2017 | 02:59 PM


Indonesia's Pertamina Removes CEO, Deputy in Management Shakeup

Indonesia's Pertamina has removed its CEO Dwi Soetjipto and Deputy CEO Ahmad Bambang, company and government officials said on Friday (03/02) citing leadership problems, and new and renewable energy director Yenni Andayani has been appointed acting CEO.

03 February 2017 | 02:49 PM


Thumping Trump Travel Ban, Nobel Laureate Says 'Children Are No Danger for Anyone'

Nobel Peace Laureate and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi appealed to President Donald Trump to protect the children of undocumented migrants living in the United States and keep the door open to refugees fleeing wars.

03 February 2017 | 02:38 PM


Trump Pick for China Ambassador Sees 'Win-Win' Boost to Trade Ties

US President Donald Trump's pick for ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, said he would help increase trade in a "win-win" for both countries.

03 February 2017 | 02:36 PM


Trump's Indonesia Business Partner Says Can Help With US Ties "If Needed"

Indonesian billionaire Hary Tanoesoedibjo, who is building luxury resorts to be managed by the Trump group, said on Friday his relationship with the US president has been focused on business but he could help ties between the nations "if needed".

03 February 2017 | 02:05 PM