#POLICY

Merkel Says Fight Against Terrorism No Excuse for US Entry Ban

erman Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the global fight against terrorism was no excuse for banning refugees or people from Muslim-majority countries.

29 January 2017 | 09:00 PM

#ECONOMY

Pertamina Now Controling Shareholder at France's Second Biggest Oil Company

Pertamina International Exploration and Production announced another successful bid for French oil company Maurel and Prom.

29 January 2017 | 08:33 PM

#POLICY

French Foreign Minister Says Accepting Refugees 'Is a Duty'

Consideration for the plight of refugees is a duty, and fear of terrorism is not a legitimate reason to refuse them sanctuary, the French FM said.

29 January 2017 | 08:00 PM

#ECONOMY

BNI Profit Up 25.1% in 2016

State lender Bank Negara Indonesia saw its net income rise 25.1 percent last year, thanks to a strong loan growth, specifically from its corporate clients.

29 January 2017 | 07:38 PM

#POLICY

Bangladesh Central Bank Keeps Policy Rate Unchanged, Sees Inflation Below Target

Bangladesh's central bank kept its key policy interest rates unchanged on Sunday (29/01), the bank's governor said.

29 January 2017 | 07:00 PM

#OPINION

We Are Not an Arrogant Bunch: Harley Davidson Jakarta

Many people think of Harley Davidson riders as rude and arrogant, often harassing other road users with their uncouth behavior.

29 January 2017 | 06:22 PM

#POLICY

Philippine Troops Kill 15 Islamic State Supporters; Rebel Leader Wounded

Philippine soldiers killed 15 militants and seriously wounded their leader, believed to be the Islamic State's representative in the country.

29 January 2017 | 06:00 PM

#OPINION

Agus Yudhoyono Promises Economic Benefits for Jakarta's Muslims

Jakarta governor candidate Agus Yudhoyono promises more economic benefits for Muslims as he campaigned in North Jakarta on Saturday afternoon (29/01).

29 January 2017 | 05:52 PM

#SPORTS

Cameroon, Burkina Faso Leave Form Book in Tatters

Burkina Faso and Cameroon booked semi-final berths at the African Nations Cup on Saturday (28/01).

29 January 2017 | 05:31 PM

#OPINION

Muslim-Majority Indonesia Deeply Regrets US Immigrant Vetting Plans

Indonesian FM Retno Marsudi said on Sunday the Muslim-majority nation deeply regrets President Donald Trump's plans for "extreme vetting" of Muslims.

29 January 2017 | 05:22 PM