India Budgets for Recovery, and for the Poor, After Cash Crunch

India is a "bright spot" in the world economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said as he unveiled his annual budget on Wednesday (01/02).

01 February 2017 | 06:00 PM


BREAKING: Yudhoyono Denies Collusion With Ma'ruf in Ahok Blasphemy Case, Requests Audience With Jokowi

Former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said he will "seek justice" over allegations that he had been colluding with Ma'ruf Amin.

01 February 2017 | 05:51 PM


Indonesian Islamic Council to Issue Fatwa Against Fake News

Indonesia's highest Muslim clerical council is to issue an edict, or fatwa, declaring the spreading of fake news un-Islamic, the organisation's chairman said on Wednesday (01/02).

01 February 2017 | 05:34 PM


KPK Seizes SGD$11,300 From Judicial Review Bribery Suspect Basuki Hariman

The national antigraft agency has seized money and dozens of counterfeit stamps of governmental institutions from the home of Basuki Hariman.

01 February 2017 | 05:22 PM


Man City Sign Venezuelan Teenager Herrera

Venezuelan midfielder Yangel Herrera has become the latest South American teenager to sign for Premier League side Manchester City.

01 February 2017 | 05:10 PM


Lawmaker Reports Administrators of Pro-FPI Social Media Accounts for Defamation

House of Representatives Commission II lawmaker Henry Yosodiningrat has reported the administrators of two social media accounts to police for defamation.

01 February 2017 | 05:06 PM


Philippine Ministry Asks Duterte to Clarify Military's Role in Drug War

The Philippine defense ministry asked President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday to issue an order for the military to play a role in his war on drugs.

01 February 2017 | 05:00 PM


Chelsea Held by Liverpool but Rivals Fail to Profit

Diego Costa's missed second-half penalty cost Premier League leaders Chelsea a victory at Liverpool on Tuesday (31/01).

01 February 2017 | 04:50 PM


BRI Targets 14% Growth in Loans This Year

BRI expects to maintain its double-digit loan growth this year, amid uncertainty in the global economy, a BRI executive said on Tuesday (31/01).

01 February 2017 | 04:29 PM


Firza Husein Denied Legal Rights: Family

The family of Firza Husein has protested to the Jakarta Police as reportedly no lawyer was present when she was taken into custody.

01 February 2017 | 04:28 PM