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 2018-01-19 01:45 

Jakarta Post

Late distribution of rice assistance may result in price increases: Economist...

A senior economist has warned that the government's sluggish distribution in the rice social assistance (Rastra) program may cause an increase in rice prices....

 2018-01-19 01:25 

Malay Mail Online

Indonesia central bank holds rates, to accelerate reserve rules...

JAKARTA, Jan 19 — Indonesia's central bank yesterday kept its key interest rate unchanged, as expected, but pledged to accelerate planned changes of rules on reserve requirements, to give banks more liquidity and encourage them to invest...

 2018-01-19 01:19 

Jakarta Post

Jakarta hospitals face perennial problems...

Despite the mushrooming of private hospitals in the capital, hospitals across Jakarta deal with perennial problems, such as long wait times and limited services, an association has said....

 2018-01-19 01:15 

Jakarta Post

Chicken traders to go on strike in Bandung as price increases...

A number of chicken traders in Bandung, West Java announced a plan to go on strike for three days starting on Friday on account of a lack of supply and price increase of the commodity, tempo.co reported on Thursday....

 2018-01-19 00:35 

Jakarta Post

Malaysian plane scare as flight diverted to Alice Springs...

A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to divert to the Australian outback town of Alice Springs on Thursday for...

 2018-01-19 00:28 

Jakarta Post

Jakarta designates lane for motorcycles...

The Jakarta administration has designated a lane for motorcycles on Jl. MH Thamrin and Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat....

 2018-01-18 23:48 

Jakarta Post

Incheon airport opens new terminal before Olympics...

South Korea's main international gateway Incheon airport opened its second terminal on Thursday, significantly increasing its capacity three weeks before the start of the Winter Olympics, airport authorities said....

 2018-01-18 23:24 

Jakarta Post

Jakarta to certify all babysitters...

The Jakarta administration plans to train and certify all babysitters to eliminate child abuse in the city....

 2018-01-18 22:54 

Jakarta Post

BMW ranks first, Subaru rated worst in electric vehicle survey...

As automakers pour billions of dollars into preparing for electric vehicles and stricter emission controls, among other changes in the industry, an environmental lobby has handed out progress reports....

 2018-01-18 21:58 

Jakarta Post

Myanmar makes record drug bust with 30 million meth pills...

Myanmar has seized 30 million meth pills along with more than two tons of...

 2018-01-18 21:39 

Jakarta Post

'Feet on fire' as heat scorches Melbourne...

The opening Grand Slam of the year routinely challenges players and fans with its fickle weather - it can be 20 Celsius one day and 40 Celsius the next....

 2018-01-18 21:17 

Jakarta Post

CNN, WaPo and NYTimes win Trump's controversial 'Fake News Awards'...

Donald Trump unveiled the winners of his much-touted...

 2018-01-18 21:00 

The Strait Times

Teo ready to tackle Xiong...

Her face was grim, unsmiling - menacing even - as she sat in front of a packed room of about 250 journalists, photographers and videographers at the Fairmont Jakarta yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-18 20:56 

Jakarta Post

Health certificate to be compulsory for couples getting married...

The Jakarta administration is set to require engaged couples to undergo health check-ups and obtain medical certificates before tying the knot in a bid to detect contagious and genetic diseases and prevent them from being transmitted....

 2018-01-18 20:42 

Jakarta Post

Jakarta, police to intensify door-to-door tax collection...

The Jakarta administration is mulling over plans to go door-to-door to collect outstanding taxes from luxury car owners, according to an official....

 2018-01-18 20:29 

Jakarta Post

Falling building material kills worker in Central Jakarta...

A window-cleaning gondola operator at the Sudirman 78 office tower construction project in Central Jakarta was struck and killed on Tuesday evening by falling building material....

 2018-01-18 20:28 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia plans to export LNG to Pakistan, Bangladesh...

Deputy Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arcandra Tahar has said Indonesia plans to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two South Asian countries — Pakistan and Bangladesh — with the trading values at about US$6 billion for each country....

 2018-01-18 19:26 

Jakarta Post

Sandiaga answers Jakarta Police summons in embezzlement case...

Deputy Jakarta Governor Sandiaga Uno answered the Jakarta Police's summons on Thursday for questioning in a case of alleged land embezzlement, in which a colleague of his has been named a suspect....

 2018-01-18 19:18 

Jakarta Post

Sale of islands prohibited, says official...

The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has stressed that selling islands is illegal, according to Indonesian regulations....

 2018-01-18 18:52 

Jakarta Post

Muguruza suffers blistering exit to Hsieh at Open...

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza refused to blame her heat-blistered feet as she became the biggest casualty of the Australian Open so far on Thursday...

 2018-01-18 18:25 

Jakarta Post

Anies wants tax revenue to exceed target...

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan hoped the city's tax revenue this year would exceed the target of Rp 38.1 trillion (US$2.7 billion)....

 2018-01-18 17:59 

Jakarta Post

BNN raids ecstasy, methamphetamine factory in Tangerang...

The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) raided a methamphetamine and ecstasy factory in Alam Raya residence in Tangerang, Banten, on Wednesday....

 2018-01-18 17:46 

Jakarta Post

AirAsia's international flights to move to Terminal 3 of Soekarno-Hatta...

State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II (AP II) has announced that departures and arrivals of AirAsia's planes for international flights will move to Terminal 3 of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten, from Terminal 2E of ...

 2018-01-18 16:27 

Jakarta Post

Ministry calls for diversifying of fish products, relocation of factories...

The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has encouraged businesspeople to diversify their fishery products and open factories outside Java to resolve the raw material shortage when the cantrang (seine net) ban takes effect....

 2018-01-18 16:11 

Jakarta Post

Anies launches first housing project with zero down payment...

The Jakarta administration has launched a Rp 0 down payment housing program in Pondok Kelapa, East Jakarta, on Thursday, to provide affordable housing for low-income families....

 2018-01-18 15:53 

Jakarta Post

Solar energy not just clean, but also economically sound, says expert...

Photovoltaic energy is not only a clean energy source, but it can be economically sound, particularly if it is developed in remote areas that lack access to the main electricity network, said Priyavrat Bhati, the director for energy and industry of the In...

 2018-01-18 14:04 

VOA

Museum Fire, Stock Exchange Collapse Rattle Jakarta Residents...

A pair of unfortunate events transpired at two Jakarta buildings this week, one old and one new. On Monday, a floor at Indonesia's stock exchange building collapsed, injuring 75 people. The very next day, a fire blazed at the historic Bahari museum, o...

 2018-01-18 11:55 

Bangkok Post

Indonesia central bank holds key rates...

JAKARTA: Indonesia's central bank held its key interest rates unchanged for the fourth straight month on Thursday, as widely expected, but said would it accelerate the relaxation of its reserve requirement rules....

 2018-01-18 11:31 

Phnom Penh Post

Indonesia's Mount Rinjani to get Unesco recognition as global geopark this year...

by Panca Nugraha JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Mount Rinjani, along with its buffer zone in Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara, (NTB) will be included in Unesco's Global Geopark list this year, Indonesian officials have said. Known for its breathtak...

 2018-01-18 11:28 

The Strait Times

MMA: Singapore's Tiffany Teo primed and ready for One Championship straw weight title bout...

JAKARTA - Singaporean mixed martial arts fighter Tiffany Teo has declared herself ready for her One Championship women's straw weight (52.3-56.7kg) world title bout with China's Xiong Jingnan, at the Kings of Courage press conference at the Fairmo...

 2018-01-18 10:14 

Nikkei Asian Review

Indonesia's Kalbe Farma moves into clinical testing...

JAKARTA -- Indonesian pharmaceutical company Kalbe Farma is entering the clinical testing business with two Japanese companies to tap the country's gr...

 2018-01-18 09:09 

Jakarta Globe

Chief Justice Says Supreme Court Is Attuned to Gender Issues...

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Hatta Ali, said on Thursday (18/01) that the court is paying attention to gender issues and committed to increase women's dignity in the country....

 2018-01-18 08:57 

Jakarta Globe

[ Business ]

Bank Indonesia Holds Rates, to Accelerate Reserve Rules...

Indonesia's central bank on Thursday (18/01) kept its key interest rate unchanged, as expected, but pledged to accelerate planned changes of rules on reserve requirements, to give banks more liquidity and encourage them to invest money....

 2018-01-18 08:34 

Jakarta Globe

[ Business ]

Kalbe Farma Partners With Two Japanese Firms to Set Up Rp 100b Clinical Lab...
 2018-01-18 07:54 

Malay Mail Online

Asian Games chef de mission warns athletes to comply with 'curfew' order during meet...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 Malaysia's chef de mission to the Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asian Games, Datuk Seri Abdul Azim Mohd Zabidi has given a stern warning to athletes to comply with the 'curfew' order during the meet from August 18 to...

 2018-01-18 06:24 

Malay Mail Online

Google, Temasek coming in as new investors in Indonesia's Go-Jek...

JAKARTA, Jan 18 — Alphabet Inc's Google , Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings and Chinese online platform Meituan-Dianping are investing in a fundraising round of Indonesian ride-hailing start-up Go-Jek, sources familiar with the matter...

 2018-01-18 05:51 

Jakarta Globe

Indonesia to Establish Single Agency for International Aid...

The government is working to establish a single agency for its international aid programs, an official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday (17/01)....

 2018-01-18 05:07 

The Strait Times

Why Jokowi opted for the reshuffle: The Jakarta Post columnist...

In his commentary, the writer says the reshuffle was a calculated move by the President, to ensure the smooth functioning of the government and lay the groundwork for his re-election campaign in 2019.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-18 04:43 

Jakarta Globe

Indonesians Should Vote for Environment-Conscious Candidates: Walhi...

Indonesians should vote for environment-conscious leaders, as the country is facing an ecological emergency, the Indonesian Forum for the Environment, or Walhi, said on Wednesday (17/01)....

 2018-01-18 03:29 

Jakarta Post

Don't blame me if Trump not invited to royal wedding: May...

Prime Minister Theresa May tried to paper over the cracks in the UK's so-called "special relationship" with the US, after Donald Trump scrapped a planned visit to London....

 2018-01-18 03:18 

Borneo Bulletin

Minister of Education receives UNESCO official...

MINISTER of Education Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman received a courtesy call from Professor Shahbaz Khan, Director of UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific based in Jakarta. He is also t...

 2018-01-18 03:00 

Jakarta Post

Bitcoin sinks below $10,000 to bring monthlong rout to 50%...

Bitcoin tumbled below $10,000, bringing its loss to almost 50 percent from a record set only a month ago, as increased scrutiny from regulators around the world weighs on the digital-coin craze....

 2018-01-18 02:57 

Jakarta Post

Woman sentenced to life in prison for arson that killed family of four...

The North Sumatra District Court has declared a woman guilty of starting a house fire that killed four people, sentencing her to life in prison....

 2018-01-18 02:44 

The Strait Times

Indonesia's new Air Force chief to prioritise procurement of jet fighters...

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Indonesia's newly sworn-in Air Force chief of staff Air Marshall Yuyu Sutisna has said he would make the procurement of Russian-made Sukhoi SU-35 jet fighters and radar top of the list for the first prior...

 2018-01-18 02:29 

The Strait Times

Indonesian islands listed for sale online...

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Two Indonesian islands have been listed for sale onprivateislandonline.com, an international property website managed by Ontario-based Private Island Inc, which specialises in island properties.. Read more at...

 2018-01-18 02:29 

Jakarta Post

PGN to acquire Pertagas in cash scheme...

State-owned gas distributor PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) will acquire state-owned energy firm Pertamina subsidiary PT Pertagas through a cash scheme, instead of an asset handover (inbreng), an official said in Jakarta on Wednesday....

 2018-01-18 02:09 

Jakarta Post

Tencent leads $51 million investment in Canadian startup Wattpad...

Canadian story-sharing platform WP Technology, known as Wattpad, closed a funding round of $51 million led by Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings that will be used to expand the company's global entertainment effort, increase machine-learning acti...

 2018-01-18 02:08 

Jakarta Post

Wild elephant gives birth in wildlife reserve in Riau...

A female wild elephant has given birth to a calf in the Balai Raja Wildlife Reserve in Pinggir district, Bengkalis regency in Riau province, giving fresh hope for the endangered species' declining population....

 2018-01-18 01:55 

Jakarta Globe

[ Business ]

Google, Temasek Coming in as New Investors in Go-Jek: Sources...
 2018-01-18 01:50 

Jakarta Post

Lazada to implement e-payment gateway system this year...

E-commerce platform Lazada Indonesia plans to implement an electronic payment gateway system this year, said Lazada Indonesia chief marketing officer Achmad Alkatiri in Jakarta on Wednesday....

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