Poor Ethics and Governance Result in Unsustainable Forest Practices: Activist

Being home to the third largest rainforest in the world, Indonesia has always been watched closely by environmental groups concerned over deforestation.

02 February 2017 | 06:25 PM


Kalla Stresses Importance of Infrastructure

Vice President Jusuf Kalla has urged regional governments to focus more on developing railroad-based transportation systems.

02 February 2017 | 06:23 PM


Delays for the Jakarta-Bandung Railway

Unfinished land acquisition and the disbursement of loans is the cause of delay to the anticipated high-speed railway service.

02 February 2017 | 06:10 PM


One Killed in Bangladesh Protest Against Chinese-Backed Power Plant

A protest against a $2.4-billion Chinese-backed power plant in Bangladesh turned violent, killing one person and injuring about a dozen.

02 February 2017 | 06:00 PM


Grab Plans to Invest $700m in Indonesia by 2020

Grab Indonesia will invest $700 million over the next four years in a bid to expand its business in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

02 February 2017 | 05:54 PM


Six Indonesian Product Designers to Partake in Europe's Largest Home Decor Exhibition

Six Indonesian product designers will display their work at the upcoming Frankfurt Ambiente Fair, in Germany on Feb. 10-14.

02 February 2017 | 05:38 PM


No One Is Trying to Prevent Yudhoyono From Meeting With Jokowi: Cabinet Secretary

Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung has denied allegations that there have been attempts to prevent Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono from meeting with Jokowi.

02 February 2017 | 05:33 PM


W. Java Police Consider Placing Rizieq Shihab in Custody

West Java Police are considering whether to detain Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab after he was named a suspect for insulting Pancasila.

02 February 2017 | 05:24 PM


Government Gives Mining Giants Leeway

A temporary special mining permit will allow mining firms to continue exporting mineral concentrates and ores for up to six months.

02 February 2017 | 05:17 PM


Government to Remain Neutral in Gubernatorial Election

Cabinet secretary Pramono Anung says the democratic party have promised to remain neutral and not side with any gubernatorial election candidates.

02 February 2017 | 05:11 PM