More Than 1,700 Law Enforcers Will Safeguard Jakarta Gubernatorial Debate

South Jakarta Police have prepared more than 1,700 officers to secure the first official gubernatorial debate on Friday (13/01).

13 January 2017 | 04:12 PM


Vale Indonesia Shares Plunge After Easing of Nickel Ore Export Ban

Indonesia's move to ease a ban on the exports of nickel ore and bauxite sent shares of Vale Indonesia plunging on Friday (13/01) as analysts said the miner is expected to be hurt by a fall in global nickel prices.

13 January 2017 | 03:52 PM


Police Detain 20 FPI Members After Bogor Attack

Bogor Police have detained 20 members of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) after they allegedly attacked the offices of the GMBI.

13 January 2017 | 03:50 PM


Oil Steady as Saudi Arabia Says Has Cut Output, but Oversupply Worries Linger

Oil prices were steady on Friday (13/01), although lingering doubts over producer compliance with supply reduction targets weighed on the market.

13 January 2017 | 03:46 PM


Endemic 'Walking' Sharks Species Threatened by Unsustainable Tourism, Collectors

Research shows that five of the nine species of bamboo shark in the world can be found in Indonesia, with four species endemic to Indonesia.

13 January 2017 | 03:32 PM


Norway to Support West Sumatra in Forest Conservation

The Norwegian environment ministry and the government of West Sumatra will work together to save 2 million hectares of the province's forests.

13 January 2017 | 02:57 PM


BNN Claims There Are More Than 60,000 Drug Users in Bali

The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) says its data reveal that 2 percent of the population in Bali, a total of more than 61,000 people, are drug users.

13 January 2017 | 02:38 PM


China Says Protectionist Trump May Limit Growth of Its Exports

US President Donald Trump may limit the growth of China's exports by imposing greater trade protectionist measures.

13 January 2017 | 02:33 PM


Australia Says TPP Not Dead, Despite Trump Opposition

Australia has declared the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) not dead ahead of key trade talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Sydney on Saturday (14/01), despite opposition to the trade pact from US President-elect Donald Trump.

13 January 2017 | 01:21 PM


Where Do the Children Play

Former red light district Kalijodo was revamped last year under a Jakarta government plan to clean up the city and provide better public facilities.

13 January 2017 | 01:07 PM