Businessmen Jumpy After Chinese Tycoon's Disappearance From HK

The mysterious disappearance from Hong Kong of Xiao Jianhua, a China-born billionaire, has sent a chill through mainland business circles linked to the city

11 February 2017 | 08:00 PM


Ahok Returns to Office, Sumarsono Submits Work Report

Incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama has returned to the office after a mandatory leave during his reelection campaign.

11 February 2017 | 07:58 PM


Lion Air Adds More Flights to Pontianak

Lion Mentari Airlines has increased the number of its direct flights from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Pontianak.

11 February 2017 | 07:21 PM


'112 Rally' and Mass Prayer at Istiqlal Mosque

A female protester participates in a mass rally-cum-prayer at the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta on Saturday (11/02). (JG Photo/Yudhi Sukma Wijaya)

11 February 2017 | 07:08 PM


'Don't Tamper With Jakarta's Election,' Says Police Chief

Jakarta Police chief Insp. Gen. M. Iriawan has sent a strong message to those who would tamper with Jakarta's gubernatorial election and disrupt the order.

11 February 2017 | 06:45 PM


Trump Says US Committed to Japan Security, in Change From Campaign Rhetoric

With a hug and a handshake, President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe opened a new chapter in US-Japan relations on Friday (10/02) with Trump abruptly setting aside campaign pledges to force Tokyo to pay more for US defense aid.

11 February 2017 | 06:00 PM


Protesters Intimidate, Assault TV News Crews Covering '112 Rally'

Journalists from two local media outlets were allegedly intimidated and assaulted by protesters while covering the mass prayer at the Istiqlal Mosque.

11 February 2017 | 05:30 PM


Cars Set Alight in Central Jakarta Ahead of Rally

Two cars were set alight in Central Jakarta's Gambir in the early hours of Saturday (11/02) after a molotov was thrown cocktail into one of them.

11 February 2017 | 04:48 PM


Earthquake in Southern Philippines Kills Four, Damages Infrastructure

Four people died and more than 100 were injured after a powerful earthquake struck the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines late Friday (10/02), damaging some structures and cutting power in many areas, local officials said.

11 February 2017 | 04:13 PM


At Least 17 Hurt in Fire at Busy Hong Kong Subway Station

Police arrested a man over a suspected arson attack on Friday (10/02) after fire broke out inside a train at one of Hong Kong's busiest subway stations.

11 February 2017 | 03:35 PM