#ECONOMY

Indonesia in Race to Meet Demand for Satellites

Indonesia is deploying more satellites in orbit in anticipation of growing demand for connectivity and to reduce dependency on foreign operators.

08 February 2017 | 11:29 PM

#POLICY

Indian Indigenous Groups Protest Plan to Give Women Political Representation

Protests by male dominated indigenous groups in India's northeast have forced authorities to postpone a local election that would guarantee seats for women.

08 February 2017 | 11:00 PM

#ECONOMY

OJK Commissioner Candidates Announced

The team responsible for selecting the financial regulator's board of commissioners, announced the names of 107 candidates who passed the first screening.

08 February 2017 | 10:41 PM

#POLICY

Australia Central Bank Holds Rates, Takes Upbeat Tone on Growth

Australia's central bank held rates steady at its first policy meeting of the year on Tuesday (07/02).

08 February 2017 | 10:30 PM

#ECONOMY

Nickel Market Doubles up on Political Uncertainty: Andy Home

Events in both Indonesia and the Philippines are going to be key price drivers for the foreseeable future of nickel price.

08 February 2017 | 10:25 PM

#POLICY

Australian Security Law Watchdog Urges Scrapping of Indefinite Detention

Australia said on Wednesday (08/02) it would consider recommendations from its security law watchdog to do away with rules allowing for indefinite detention for terror-related convictions, which the agency said was "a step too far".

08 February 2017 | 10:24 PM

#ECONOMY

Increasing Local Opportunities for Indonesians Who Studied Abroad: Survey

Recruitment consultancy Michael Page Internasional Indonesia sees increasing local opportunities for Indonesians who have studied abroad.

08 February 2017 | 10:19 PM

#POLICY

Green and Healthy, or Dirty and Dangerous? East Asia's Cities Grapple With Growth

As millions of people pour into East Asia's cities each year, the region's governments face the task of easing the strain on resources, infrastructure.

08 February 2017 | 10:00 PM

#ECONOMY

Chaos at Indonesian Ports Disrupts Coal Shipping

Road blockages and bad weather in Kalimantan on the Indonesian side of Borneo island are being blamed for a disruption of coal supplies from one of the world's most important export regions.

08 February 2017 | 09:48 PM

#OPINION

Kalla Says Yudhoyono's Criticism Just Part of Opposition Politics

Vice President Jusuf Kalla countered allegations by Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono that the current administration is unjust in its law enforcement efforts.

08 February 2017 | 09:41 PM