Situation at Bandung Zoo Highlights Need for Amendment of Conservation Law: Activists

The Conservation Policy Working Group of Indonesia has urged the government to amend conservation laws in light of the situation at the Bandung Zoo.

25 January 2017 | 09:11 PM


Miner Rio Tinto Hiring Commodity Market Analysts in Singapore

Global miner Rio Tinto is looking to hire eight Singapore-based experts to improve its supply and demand analysis in commodity markets.

25 January 2017 | 09:00 PM


Nippon Life to Diversify Into Overseas Project Finance

Nippon Life Insurance will embark on project finance investments from the next fiscal year as it explores opportunities around the globe.

25 January 2017 | 08:30 PM


Police Intensify Investigation as FPI's Rizieq Denies Pancasila Insult Allegations

Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab has denied allegations that he insulted Pancasila, despite evidence to the contrary, police say.

25 January 2017 | 08:25 PM


Conglomerates Must Become Fitter, Faster and Slimmer to Thrive: Bain & Company

Conglomerates in Southeast Asia need to trim down their ailing business in a bid to stay ahead of its competitors amid global economic uncertainties.

25 January 2017 | 08:09 PM


China's Central Bank Lifts Two of Its Lending Rates to Rein in Debt

China's central bank raised interest rates on a key funding tool, the medium-term lending facility (MLF), on Tuesday in its latest bid to cut debt levels.

25 January 2017 | 08:00 PM


Tension High as Australia Is Divided Over Holiday Aimed at Unity

An Australian city's bid to highlight the plight of indigenous people by boycotting Australia Day celebrations has ignited a rancorous dispute.

25 January 2017 | 07:30 PM


Goldman Dispute Will Not Hurt Investor Confidence: IDX

The IDX has said the legal dispute involving an Indonesian businessman and Goldman Sachs should not affect confidence in the country's stock market.

25 January 2017 | 07:26 PM


PSSI Headquarters Must Look Better Than Those of Afghanistan, Timor-Leste: Jokowi

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has hinted at plans to renovate the headquarters of the Indonesian Football Association (PSSI).

25 January 2017 | 07:20 PM


Woman at Center of South Korea Scandal Shouts Out Her Innocence

The woman at the center of a corruption scandal gripping South Korea angrily protested her innocence on Wednesday.

25 January 2017 | 07:00 PM