By Demanding That Police Chiefs Be Sacked, FPI Commits a Form of Terror: Setara Institute

A pro-democracy group has lashed out at Muslim hardliners who demand the dismissal of the police chiefs of West Java, Jakarta and West Kalimantan.

17 January 2017 | 08:44 PM


Gaza Power Crisis Eases as Qatar Donates $12m to Buy Fuel

An electricity crisis that has caused protests and unrest in the Gaza Strip eased on Monday (16/01) after Qatar donated $12 million to buy fuel...

17 January 2017 | 08:30 PM


Protest Rallies Must Follow Regulations: Military Chief

Indonesian Military Chief Gatot Nurmantyo said a democratic country like Indonesia will always allow protest rallies as long as they do not break the law.

17 January 2017 | 08:13 PM


UK's May Says Britain Wants to Keep Tariff-Free Trade With EU

Britain cannot remain a full member of the EU customs union but will seek tariff-free trade with the bloc after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday (17/01).

17 January 2017 | 08:04 PM


In a First, Myanmar's Largest City Launches Bus Network Impacting Millions

Myanmar launched a new public transport system in its largest city on Monday (16/01), for the first time introducing regular bus lines, timetables and salaries for drivers in a move that could transform the lives of some five million Yangon city dwellers.

17 January 2017 | 08:00 PM


Greenpeace's 'Dirty Bankers' Report Accuses HSBC of Funding Deforestation in Indonesia

Greenpeace International has slammed HSBC Holdings for allegedly funding palm oil companies in Indonesia that it says have destroyed tropical rainforests.

17 January 2017 | 07:56 PM


Goals Dry Up at African Nations Cup as Favourites Struggle Again

The African Nations Cup produced a meager total of one goal in two matches on Monday (16/01) as the pre-tournament favorites continued to struggle.

17 January 2017 | 07:46 PM


Astra's Subsidiary Seeks to Acquire Stake in Cipali Toll Road

Astratel Nusantara is interested in acquiring some shares of Lintas Marga Sedaya, which operates one section of the Cipali Toll Road.

17 January 2017 | 07:20 PM


PSSI to Announce New National Team Coach Soon

PSSI has selected a new coach for the senior national team, though they have postponed announcing the name until at least next week.

17 January 2017 | 07:17 PM


Underwater Search for Missing Malaysian Flight Ends Without a Trace

The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday (17/01) without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, the three countries involved in the search said.

17 January 2017 | 06:59 PM