Indonesia Fashion Week 2017 to Feature More Than 200 Local Designers

Indonesia Fashion Week returns with more than 200 local designers showcasing local craft.

02 February 2017 | 01:56 PM


Indonesia GDP Growth Seen Inching Up in Q4

Indonesia's economic growth rate rose marginally in the fourth quarter, a Reuters poll showed, helped by better commodity exports and resilient consumer spending.

02 February 2017 | 01:54 PM


Philippines to Shut Mines, Suspend Others as Clampdown Deepens

The Philippines will close down over 20 mines, mostly nickel producers that account for about half of output in the world's biggest nickel ore supplier.

02 February 2017 | 01:47 PM


Businessman Sentenced to Life for Murdering Tax Officials

Businessman Agusman Lahagu has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering two tax officials who tried to collect delinquent taxes from him.

02 February 2017 | 01:45 PM


Trump Travel Curbs Pose Revenue Challenges for US Colleges: Reuters Analysis

President Donald Trump's travel restrictions on people from seven countries could dampen international enrollment at United States colleges.

02 February 2017 | 01:19 PM


Lady Gaga Takes Super Bowl Spotlight, But How Will She Use It?

As Lady Gaga prepares to take America's biggest stage at the National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday, much of country is speculating whether the outspoken singer will grab the opportunity to speak out on women's rights, immigration or US President Donald Trump.

02 February 2017 | 01:04 PM


Yogyakarta Airport Remains Closed, Flights Diverted After Garuda Indonesia Plane Skids Off Runway

Yogyakarta's Adisutjipto Airport remains closed on Thursday morning (02/02) after a Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737-800 airplane skidded off runway last night.

02 February 2017 | 12:34 PM


Malaria Superbugs Threaten Global Malaria Control, Scientists Say

Multidrug-resistant malaria superbugs have taken hold in parts of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, threatening to undermine progress against the disease.

02 February 2017 | 12:10 PM


MUI's Ma'ruf Amin Accepts Ahok's Apology, Calls for Calm

Chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council, or MUI, Ma'ruf Amin has accepted the apology of Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama.

02 February 2017 | 11:47 AM


Australian PM Describes Frank Call With Trump After Washington Post Reports Angry Exchange

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday (02/02) he had spoken candidly and frankly with US President Donald Trump.

02 February 2017 | 11:27 AM