#POLICY

Myanmar's Suu Kyi Sends Envoy to Bangladesh as Rohingya Crisis Deepens

A special envoy of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi will begin top-level talks in Bangladesh on Wednesday.

11 January 2017 | 10:00 AM

#ECONOMY

UangTeman to Adopt Peer-to-Peer Service as OJK Bars Balance-Sheet Lending

UangTeman, Indonesia's first online lending service, is set to change its business model to peer-to-peer lending to comply with the Financial Services Authority's latest, a top executive said on Tuesday (10/01).

11 January 2017 | 09:37 AM

#OPINION

Citilink Pilot Confirmed Negative on Drug Use: BNN

The state narcotics body found that the former pilot for airline Citilink Indonesia, who was dismissed last month after showing up allegedly intoxicated to fly a passenger jet from Surabaya, was tested negative for drugs.

11 January 2017 | 09:33 AM

#SPORTS

Arema Goalie Achmad Kurniawan Dies at 37

Achmad Kurniawan, Arema FC's 37-year-old goalkeeper, died Tuesday (10/01) after falling into a coma two weeks ago.

11 January 2017 | 09:28 AM

#SPORTS

FIFA Agrees to Expand World Cup to 48 Teams

FIFA has voted to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from its current 32, brushing aside concerns that the expansion would lower the overall standard of the tournament, and make it too big and unwieldy.

11 January 2017 | 09:11 AM

#SPORTS

Wenger Hopes He Has Found a Gem in Non-League Signing

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has spoken out for the minor leagues after signing 20-year-old left-back Cohen Bramall, a former car factory worker, from unheralded Hednesford Town.

11 January 2017 | 09:08 AM

#OPINION

House of Reps Mulls Adding Two Deputy Speaker Posts

The House of Representatives is mulling adding an additional two deputy speaker posts during deliberations on revisions of the Law on Legislative Bodies, or MD3 Law.

11 January 2017 | 09:04 AM

#POLICY

VietJet Revives Plans for Overseas Listing

Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet has revived plans for an overseas listing after a domestic IPO last month that gave it a value of $1.2 billion.

11 January 2017 | 09:00 AM

#POLICY

Departing US Trade Chief Warns Against Withdrawing From TPP

President Barack Obama's departing chief trade negotiator warned the Trump administration on Tuesday (10/01) that it risked abdicating US leadership in Asia by scrapping Obama's 12-country Pacific Rim free trade deal.

11 January 2017 | 08:00 AM

#POLICY

Malaysia Sees Average 2017 Palm Price Well Below Current Levels

Palm oil prices will this year average between 2,700 and 2,800 ringgit, Malaysia's minister of plantation industries and commodities said on Tuesday (10/01).

11 January 2017 | 07:00 AM