Indonesia-US Ties to Improve Despite Trump's Extreme Policies: Setya Novanto

DPR Speaker Setya Novanto says despite Donald Trump's protectionism policy, the New President has expressed an interest to maintain good relationship with Indonesia.

26 January 2017 | 04:50 PM


FAIUK Demands for FPI to Be Disbanded

Indonesian Aspiration Forum for Nationality, or FAIUK, has approached National Police, following recent public stirs triggered by both the Islamic Defenders Front and its leader Rizieq Shihab.

26 January 2017 | 04:47 PM


Bank Indonesia Forecasts Current Account Deficit to Expand

In line with Bank Indonesia's economic growth forecast, this year's current account deficit will expand from last year.

26 January 2017 | 04:36 PM


Indonesian Foreign Policy: Review & Outlook 2017

Event highlights several main issues, including South China Sea Conflict, increasing impact of China and the US, and how Indonesia will respond to Trump's recent rise presidency.

26 January 2017 | 04:27 PM


Sandiaga Uno Hits South Kedoya for Gubernatorial Campaign

Sandiaga outlined several programs, including Jakarta Smart Card Plus and 1 Kecamatan 1 Center Strategy, or OKOC, consisting of business capital aid and business trainings.

26 January 2017 | 04:25 PM


Police Vow to Tackle Threats Against Indonesia's Pluralism

National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian has vowed to tackle security threats against the state and its "unity in diversity" principle.

26 January 2017 | 04:23 PM


Ahok Smells Politics Behind Sylviana Murni's Alleged Social Aid Graft

Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama says the graft allegation on Sylviana has been politicised as it broke out during gubernatorial campaign period.

26 January 2017 | 04:22 PM


PDI-P Considers Legal Action Against Baharuzaman for Defamation

The PDI-P is still considering whether to take legal action against a man who accused party chairwoman Megawati Sukarnoputri of blasphemy.

26 January 2017 | 04:22 PM


Japan Hotel Chain Could Remove Books Denying Nanjing Massacre From Some Hotels

A Japanese hotel chain at the centre of a furore over books its president wrote denying the Nanjing Massacre is prepared to consider removing the books.

26 January 2017 | 04:00 PM


Los Angeles Promotes Itself as a Bargain, Seeks 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles city leaders committed on Wednesday (25/01) to hosting the 2024 Olympics if the city wins an international competition to do so.

26 January 2017 | 03:59 PM