#POLICY

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

#ECONOMY

Indonesia Reconsidering TPP Plans, Eyes Bilateral Deals

Indonesia is interested in pursuing a bilateral economic partnership with the United States after the world's biggest economy abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) accord, an Indonesian official said on Wednesday (25/01).

25 January 2017 | 06:59 PM

#ECONOMY

Commodity Sector May See Indonesia Benefit From Trump's Policies: Aberdeen

Fund manager Aberdeen Asset Management believes commodities will help Indonesia weather global market turbulence during Donald Trump's presidency.

25 January 2017 | 06:54 PM

#POLICY

Japan Cool to Inviting China Into TPP as Abe Repeats Free Trade Mantra

Japan is cool to the notion of inviting China to join a pan-Pacific trade pact abandoned by United States President Donald Trump.

25 January 2017 | 06:30 PM

#ECONOMY

Indonesia Should Import Food if Necessary to Maintain Prices: Central Bank Governor

Indonesia's central bank governor said the government should import food in case of natural disasters or weather-induced crop failure to control inflation.

25 January 2017 | 06:30 PM

#OPINION

Indonesia Improves Corruption Index Score, but Malaysia, Singapore Do Better

Indonesia has recorded a slight improvement in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016, but was unable to raise its position in the global rankings.

25 January 2017 | 06:24 PM

#OPINION

Immigration Officers Nab 35 Indian Nationals in Human Smuggling Crackdown

Immigration officers have rounded up 35 Indian nationals in West Jakarta for their alleged involvement in a human smuggling ring, officials said Wednesday.

25 January 2017 | 06:09 PM

#POLICY

Report Cites Growing Corruption, Sees Link With Rising Populism

Growing levels of perceived corruption and social inequality provided fertile ground for the rise of populist politicians in 2016.

25 January 2017 | 06:00 PM

#OPINION

FPI's Rizieq to Face Fresh Charges: W. Java Police

Firebrand FPI cleric Rizieq Shihab will face further charges after two new reports were filed recently, a police official said on Wednesday (25/01).

25 January 2017 | 05:55 PM

#OPINION

More Advanced Cyberattacks on Key Industries in 2017: Kaspersky

This year, global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky predicts that with the advancement of technology, viruses and malwares will become more advanced.

25 January 2017 | 05:35 PM