'We're Not Beggars in Foreign Lands,' Indonesian Migrant Workers Tell House Deputy Speaker

Several Indonesian migrant workers have deplored a recent tweet by House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Fahri Hamzah.

25 January 2017 | 02:54 PM


Gas Usage Hits Record Highs in Tokyo, Osaka as Cold Bites Japan

Gas usage in Japan, the world's biggest importer of the fuel in liquid form, this week hit daily records in the cities of Tokyo and Osaka.

25 January 2017 | 02:30 PM


Freeport Expects Indonesia Copper Concentrate Exports to Resume 'Soon'

Freeport-McMoRan expects copper concentrate exports from its Indonesian unit to resume "soon", a company spokesman said in a text message when asked about the matter on Wednesday (25/01), after shipments were stopped earlier this month.

25 January 2017 | 02:18 PM


Thai Junta Gives Go-Ahead to Buy Chinese Submarine and Tanks

Thailand's military government has approved 13.5 billion baht to buy a submarine from China after putting the purchase on hold last year.

25 January 2017 | 02:13 PM


Evergrande Gets Hong Kong Bourse Nod for Spinoff of Property Assets

China Evergrande Group said it had received approval from the Hong Kong bourse to spin off its property projects.

25 January 2017 | 02:00 PM


Indonesian Woman Survives Deadly Boat Accident in Malaysia

An Indonesian woman has survived a deadly boat accident in the waters of Johor, southern Malaysia, a Foreign Ministry official said on Tuesday.

25 January 2017 | 01:47 PM


#OscarsSoWhite to #OscarsLessWhite, Diverse Nominees Stand Out

The Oscar nominations on Tuesday honored the largest ever crop of actors of color along with a diverse range of stories, a year after Hollywood was slammed for excluding minority talent.

25 January 2017 | 01:37 PM


Police, Foreign Ministry to Investigate Indonesian Involvement in Weapon Smuggling in Sudan

The National Police and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will send a team to Sudan to assist the local authorities in investigating weapon smuggling.

25 January 2017 | 01:10 PM


China Foreign Minister Says Wants to Manage Disputes With US

China wants dialogue with the new United States administration to manage disputes and promote bilateral relations.

25 January 2017 | 01:00 PM


Trump to Host India's Modi Later This Year: White House

United States President Donald Trump invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the US later this year, during a phone call on Tuesday.

25 January 2017 | 12:13 PM