Businessman Sentenced to Life for Murdering Tax Officials

Businessman Agusman Lahagu has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering two tax officials who tried to collect delinquent taxes from him.

02 February 2017 | 01:45 PM


Trump Travel Curbs Pose Revenue Challenges for US Colleges: Reuters Analysis

President Donald Trump's travel restrictions on people from seven countries could dampen international enrollment at United States colleges.

02 February 2017 | 01:19 PM


Lady Gaga Takes Super Bowl Spotlight, But How Will She Use It?

As Lady Gaga prepares to take America's biggest stage at the National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday, much of country is speculating whether the outspoken singer will grab the opportunity to speak out on women's rights, immigration or US President Donald Trump.

02 February 2017 | 01:04 PM


Yogyakarta Airport Remains Closed, Flights Diverted After Garuda Indonesia Plane Skids Off Runway

Yogyakarta's Adisutjipto Airport remains closed on Thursday morning (02/02) after a Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737-800 airplane skidded off runway last night.

02 February 2017 | 12:34 PM


Malaria Superbugs Threaten Global Malaria Control, Scientists Say

Multidrug-resistant malaria superbugs have taken hold in parts of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, threatening to undermine progress against the disease.

02 February 2017 | 12:10 PM


MUI's Ma'ruf Amin Accepts Ahok's Apology, Calls for Calm

Chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council, or MUI, Ma'ruf Amin has accepted the apology of Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama.

02 February 2017 | 11:47 AM


Australian PM Describes Frank Call With Trump After Washington Post Reports Angry Exchange

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday (02/02) he had spoken candidly and frankly with US President Donald Trump.

02 February 2017 | 11:27 AM


Ahok Apologizes to MUI Chairman After Objecting to His Testimony

Ahok has apologized to chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council, or MUI after objecting to his testimony during the blasphemy trial.

02 February 2017 | 11:13 AM


On Eve of State Polls, India's Modi Looks to Clean up Campaign Funding

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has moved to clean up political funding with limits on cash donations and new "election bonds."

02 February 2017 | 11:00 AM


Lawmakers Discusses Dutch-Born Ezra Walian's Request for Indonesian Citizenship

Ajax Amsterdam's Dutch-born footballer Ezra Walian's request to obtain an Indonesian passport has been passed to the House of Representatives.

02 February 2017 | 10:31 AM