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Syria beats Indonesia 1-0 in friendly match... +
Jakarta, SANA The Syrian Olympic football team beat Indonesian counterpart 1-0 on Saturday in a friendly match in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. The match was held as part of preparations for the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship scheduled to take place 927 ...
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Lippo Cikarang Opens Japan Information Center to Attract Investors... +
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Amend Your Tax Return Penalty-Free While You Can... +
Paint thinner factory catches fire, no fatalities reported... +
A fire broke out at a factory in which paint thinner manufacturer PT Mustika Carana Laksana operates in Tangerang, Banten, on Friday. The fire is suspected to have been caused by a short circuit. No injuries or fatalities have been reported....
Fintech road to a Smart Nation... +
The week-long second Singapore Fintech Festival has thrown up a flurry of initiatives aimed at taking the Republic's Smart Nation ambitions to the next level....
Jehovah's Witnesses Hold International Convention in Indonesia... +
Jakarta fireworks factory fire shines light on nation's substandard work safety laws... +
Tanzil Alil Uman, a child worker who was paid the equivalent of $6 a day, faces a uncertain future after sustaining extensive burns in a deadly factory fire that has highlighted Indonesia's substandard work safety laws and inadequate health system....
Motorists told to watch out for landslides in Puncak... +
The Bogor Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) has reminded motorists planning to pass along cliff roads in the resort area of Puncak in Cisarua, Bogor, West Java, to be alert to the risk of landslides amid heavy rain pouring in the area for hourson Fridayaf...
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Jakarta factory fire shines light on unsafe working conditions... +
Tanzil, a child worker who was paid the equivalent of $6 a day, faces a uncertain future after sustaining extensive burns in a deadly factory fire that has highlighted Indonesia's substandard work safety laws, and now its shining a light on its inadeq...
Hundreds of residents escorted out of besieged Papuan villages... +
A joint team comprising Indonesian Military and National Police personnel Friday gained control of Banti and Kimbeli , two villages in Tembagapura district in Mimika regency, Papua, that were reportedly occupied by armed separatists for the past three wee...
Minister gives taxpayers another chance to declare hidden wealth... +
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani has issued a revised regulation to give another change for taxpayers who did not avail of the tax amnesty or have not listed assets in their annual tax return to (SPT) to immediately report their wealth....
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Amman Mineral Says Smelter Development on Schedule... +
Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara, the gold miner subsidiary of Medco Energi Indonesia, said its $1 billion smelter development in West Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara is progressing according to plan....
District offices to work on Jakartans' complaints on Saturday, Sunday... +
Starting Nov. 18, Jakarta residents can lodge complaints at district offices across the city as officials at the district offices have been instructed to serve citizens everySaturday, a top official has announced....
Journalist named suspect over traffic accident involving Setya Novanto... +
The Jakarta Police named on Friday private television station MetroTV journalist Hilman Mattauch a suspect of reckless driving that led to graft suspect and House of Representatives Speaker Setya Novanto being sustaining injuries....
State asset management firm injects Rp 1.94t into eight SOEs... +
State-owned asset management firm PT Perusahaan Pengelola Aset (PPA) has injected some Rp 1.94 trillion (US$143.48 million) into eight state-owned companies (SOEs) up until September, to assist the companies restructuring programs....
Jakarta least tolerant city in Indonesia: human rights group... +
Sectarian and religious lines exploited during the gubernatorial election period has given Jakarta the status of ...
Pertamina says fuel prices need to be increased... +
State-owned energy company Pertamina has said fuel prices -- particularly subsidized gasoline Premium and subsidized diesel fuel Solar -- must be increased to avoid further burdening the company....
Jokowi orders Setya to obey law... +
President Joko Jokowi Widodo has called on House of Representatives Speaker and graft suspect Setya Novanto to follow legal procedures being handled by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) regarding his case....
Jakarta closes another night club... +
City administration permanently closed Diamond Discotheque in West Jakartaon Thursdayevening following allegations last September that drug distribution had occurred inside the venue....
Anies, Sandiaga leave town... +
Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan and Deputy Governor Sandiaga Uno left the cityon Friday....
KAI provides additional six trains for Christmas, New Year holidays... +
The VI Regional Operator (Daop) Yogyakarta of state railway operator Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) has prepared six additional trains to serve passengers departing from Yogyakarta and Surakarta (Central Java) to Jakarta, Bandung (West Java) and Surabaya (Eas...
China warning wipes $6.6 billion from top stock loved by Goldman... +
Its not often that Chinas official media agency takes aim at a specific stock....
40% of electricity unused, PLN CEO says... +
The real reason behind the regrouping policy for customers of of state-owned electricity firm PLN became clear when the PLN president director announced that about 40 percent of electricity produced by the company was currently unused....
Jakarta hotels see decline in occupancy rate... +
Hotels in Jakarta faced a decline in occupancy rate because of online-based bed-and-breakfast (BnB) services and increased efficiency among corporate customers, Jakarta Hotels Association chairman Alexander Nayoan said....
Bank Indonesia revises down credit growth projection... +
Bank Indonesia has revised down its projection for the credit growth of banks to between 8 to 10 percent, from 10 to 12 percent, because of the low demand for credit....
Village fund monitoring tightened in Tangerang... +
To prevent the misuse of village funds, Tangerang authorities in Banten will tighten the monitoring of the village fund program....
Indonesia evacuates villagers after shootings near Freeport mine... +
JAKARTA, Nov 17 Indonesia today began evacuating villages that authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists after a string of shootings near the giant Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport McMoRan Inc in the eastern province of...
Tourists spend holidays differently in Yogyakarta... +
Spending holidays in Yogyakarta, known as the heart of Javanese culture, can be much more memorable when it is done differently, and with taste....
Ethics Council backs Setya despite suspect status... +
The House of Representatives' ethics council (MKD) has decided not to dismiss Speaker Setya Novanto even though he has been named a graft suspect and included on the Corruption Eradication Commissions (KPK) most-wanted list....
Disbelief as 'most wanted' Indonesian politician hospitalised... +
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) A top Indonesian politician embroiled in a scandal involving an epic theft of public money has been hospitalised after a car crash that is being widely mocked online as another tactic to avoid arrest. Indonesians were hardly surpri...
Muhammadiyah to celebrate 105th anniversary at Yogya Palace... +
For the first time in its history, Indonesias second-largest Muslim organization, Muhammadiyah, is set to hold its anniversary celebration at Yogyakarta Palace compound on Friday evening....
Govt considers establishing 'workers fund'... +
The government is studying the possibility of establishing what it calls a workers fund as a temporary financial cushion for people losing their jobs and to fund training courses to equip them with new skills....
Indonesian parliament speaker put under guard in hospital... +
JAKARTA, Nov 17 Named as a suspect in a US$170 million (RM707.03 million) corruption case, the speaker of Indonesias parliament was put under armed guard at a hospital by anti-graft investigators after he was involved in a car accident, his...
Japan in UN bid to save Syria gas attacks probe... +
The UN Security Council was expected to vote, probably on Friday, on a 30-day extension of a UN-led investigation of chemical weapons attacks in Syria to allow for negotiations after Russia vetoed a renewal of the probe....
Battle lines drawn over coal at UN climate talks... +
A score of mostly wealthy nations banded together at UN climate talks Thursday to swear off coal-fired power, a key driver of global warming and air pollution....
Iran, Russia, Turkey leaders to hold Syria summit next week... +
Russian President Vladimir Putin will next week host Turkish and Iranian counterparts Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani for summit talks on Syria, officials from Turkey and Russia said Thursday....
Telekomunikasi Indonesia buys logistics IT provider... +
JAKARTA -- Indonesia's state-owned telecommunications carrier Telekomunikasi Indonesia, or Telkom, on Friday said it has agreed to buy local logistics...
Anti-coal drive at UN climate talks stalked by pro-coal White House... +
Countries launched a coal phase-out initiative Thursday at UN climate talks in Bonn, offering an antidote to the defence of Earth-warming fossil fuels by US President Donald Trump's administration....
Jakarta stocks set record, Singapore and Philippines buoyant... +
SINGAPORE, Nov 17 Most Southeast Asian stock markets soared today, with Indonesia setting a record a day after its central bank held key policy rate unchanged, while Singapore and the Philippines posted strong gains on the back of upbeat...
Obama climate envoy slams Trump's rejection of Paris Agreement... +
The Obama-era official who helped deliver the 2015 Paris Agreement, lashed out Thursday at the Donald Trump administration's ...
Block porn or be blocked, Indonesia warns Google, Twitter... +
JAKARTA, Nov 17 Indonesia has threatened to bar the worlds biggest social-media providers from operating in the country unless they comply with stringent demands to filter pornography and other content deemed obscene.Twitter Inc,...
Mugabe refuses to stand down in talks with military... +
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state, refused to resign during a crunch meeting Thursday with military generals who have seized control of the country....
PLN has signed contracts for power plants to generate 31,000 MW... +
State-owned electricity company PLN has so far signed contracts with a number of private companies for the construction of power plants with a capacity of generating 31,000 megawatts, as part of the implementation of the governments program to procure an ...
Setya Novanto to Remain Under Police Guard in Hospital for Now... +
Siemens faces German union showdown over layoffs... +
Industrial conglomerate Siemens on Thursday announced thousands of job cuts worldwide, most of them in its fossil fuels division, with unions and politicians in its home country Germany particularly outspoken against the plans....
Disbelief as 'most wanted' Indonesia politician hospitalised... +
JAKARTA: A top Indonesian politician embroiled in a scandal involving an epic theft of public money has been hospitalised after a car crash that is being widely mocked online as another tactic to avoid arrest....
Pope denounces healthcare inequality in rich countries... +
Pope Francis on Thursday took wealthy nations to task over unequal healthcare and systems which increasingly penalise all but the very wealthy....
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Garuda Indonesia Adds More Flights to Jakarta-Batam Route... +
State-owned airline company Garuda Indonesia has increased flight frequency of Jakarta-Batam route to 40 times a week from previous 35 times a week since Friday (17/11)....
Disbelief as 'most wanted' Indonesia politician hospitalized... +
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A top Indonesian politician embroiled in a scandal involving an epic theft of public money has been hospitalized after a car crash that is being widely mocked online as another tactic... The post Disbelief as 'most want...
Security Forces Free 344 People Held Hostage by Gunmen in Papua... +