#ECONOMY

Indonesia Says Bond Dealers Must Avoid Conflicts of Interest

Indonesia's finance ministry, which recently cut its business ties with JPMorgan Chase & Co , announced new rules that require primary bond dealers to "safeguard" their partnership with the government and avoid conflicts of interest.

11 January 2017 | 12:12 PM

#POLICY

World Bank Sees Higher 2017 Global Growth, Uncertainty Over US Policy

The World Bank on Tuesday said global growth would accelerate slightly as recovering oil and commodity prices ease pressures on emerging-market exporters.

11 January 2017 | 12:00 PM

#LIFESTYLE

Jolie, Pitt to Use Private Judge in Divorce: Media

Actress Angelina Jolie and actor Brad Pitt, one of Hollywood's most glamorous and powerful couples, will use a private judge to keep their divorce out of the view of the public, the couple said in a statement to CNN on Monday.

11 January 2017 | 11:48 AM

#ECONOMY

Agung Podomoro to Offer 4th Depok Low Cost Flats Tower, Joins Marketing With Samsung

Major property developer, Agung Podomoro Land has set target to book marketing sales, or sales of unfinished property, at Rp 400 billion ($30 million) from its fourth block of a low-cost apartment mega-project at Podomoro Golf View in Cimanggis, Depok district, West Java.

11 January 2017 | 11:34 AM

#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