Celebrate Chinese New Year With Beijing Acrobats, Jugglers at Grand Indonesia

Between 1968 and 1999, public celebrations of the Chinese New Year were banned, only to be allowed again in 2000.

27 January 2017 | 02:44 PM


India's Investors Brace for Transaction Tax Hike, Less Friendly Budget

Investors in India are bracing for higher taxes and fewer incentives from the government's annual budget as the focus shifts.

27 January 2017 | 02:41 PM


No Legal Aid for Ex-Finance Ministry Official With Islamic State Links

Indonesia's Finance Ministry said it will not provide legal advice to a former staff and his family who allegedly tried to enter Syria to join IS last year.

27 January 2017 | 02:21 PM


Maritime Minister's Toba Sejahtra Completes Sale of Coal Unit to Singaporean Company

Maritime Minister Luhut Pandjaitan's Toba Sejahtra conglomerate has sold its coal unit Toba Bara Sejahtra to Singapore-based Highland Strategic Holdings.

27 January 2017 | 02:06 PM


Singapore Minister Says Seized Troop Carriers Left HK Port

Singapore's defense minister said that the Singaporean armored vehicles seized by Hong Kong in November have left Hong Kong port.

27 January 2017 | 02:00 PM


Sales Down 3% for Cement Producer SCG Indonesia in 2016

SCG Indonesia saw sales down by 3 percent to Rp 1.5 trillion, or $112 million, last year compared to the previous year amid slow demand.

27 January 2017 | 01:45 PM


Constitutional Court Judge Patrialis Akbar Named Suspect in Graft Case

The national antigraft agency on Thursday (26/01) named Constitutional Court Judge Patrialis Akbar a suspect.

27 January 2017 | 01:40 PM


Ahok-Djarot to 'Test' Not 'Attack' Rivals in Second Gubernatorial Debate

Ahok said he will "test" but not "attack" the other candidates in the second televised gubernatorial debate on Friday evening (27/01).

27 January 2017 | 01:27 PM


Malaysia's Petronas Says RAPID Project Remains on Track After Aramco's Snub

Malaysia's state oil firm Petroliam Nasional Berhad, or Petronas, is pushing ahead with plans to start operations in 2019.

27 January 2017 | 01:00 PM


Jokowi Lays First Stone for New Yogyakarta Airport

President Joko Widodo will attend a groundbreaking ceremony for Yogyakarta's new international airport — long delayed by land disputes — on Friday (27/01).

27 January 2017 | 12:53 PM