Philippines Narcotics Agency Takes Over Drugs War, Possible Military Role

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte suggested on Tuesday (31/01) he may seek military support after withdrawing the national police from his war on drugs.

01 February 2017 | 09:00 PM


South Korea January Exports Seen Rising for Third Month, Inflation to Pick Up

South Korea's exports in January were expected to rise for a third straight month, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday (31/01).

01 February 2017 | 08:30 PM


PP Properti Ends 2016 With 22% Surge in Net Income

PP Properti, the property developer unit of state-construction firm Pembangunan Prumahan, posted a 22 percent surge in net income last year on the back of increased property sales.

01 February 2017 | 08:03 PM


Sulfur-Rich Crudes, Usually Discounted, Shine After OPEC Cuts

Efforts to stem the world's surplus of crude oil have moderately balanced the market, but have turned lower-quality crude into most sought after barrels.

01 February 2017 | 08:00 PM


Philippines Communist Rebels End Ceasefire but Still Support Peace Talks

The Maoist-led rebel group in the Philippines said on Wednesday it was terminating a unilateral ceasefire it declared five months ago.

01 February 2017 | 07:30 PM


Indonesian Manufacturing Industry Improves, PMI Survey Reveals

Indonesian manufacturers scaled up output in January due to a rebound in new orders, indicating that the health of the industry has improved.

01 February 2017 | 07:29 PM


Ahok in Hot Water Again Over Objection to MUI Chairman's Testimony

Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama faced another problem after he and his lawyers objected to Ma'ruf Amin's testimony on Tuesday.

01 February 2017 | 07:16 PM


Former UN Chief Ban Rules Out Running for President of South Korea

Ban Ki-moon, once considered the front-runner to be next president of South Korea, ruled out running for the top job on Wednesday.

01 February 2017 | 07:00 PM


Indonesian Student Shadows Danish Ambassador for a Day

Another young Indonesian student shadowed Danish ambassador to Indonesia for a day on Tuesday (31/01).

01 February 2017 | 06:48 PM


Govt Releases Policy Package to Improve Welfare and Reduce Inequality

The Indonesian government released another policy package called the "Economic Justice Policy" aimed at improving welfare and reducing inequality in the country on Tuesday (31/01).

01 February 2017 | 06:09 PM