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Indonesia ponders plan to move capital from Jakarta

President Joko Widodo has asked parliament to sign off on a plan to move the nation's capital to Borneo island. Jakarta is one of the world's fastest sinking cities; a third of its land could be submerged by 20...

Indonesia ponders plan to move capital from Jakarta

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Indonesia plans to move its capital from Jakarta. Here's why Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, is planning to move its capital away from Jakarta, which is suffering from severe congestion and also rapidly sinking....
23:24, 05/01/2019

Indonesia mulls moving capital city away from Jakarta Indonesia’s capital could no longer be overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta after the country’s president approved a long-term plan to switch the capital elsewhere....
08:24, 04/29/2019

Indonesia’s national police chief says 6 people have died in post-election rioting in the capital Jakarta JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s national police chief says 6 people have died in post-election rioting in the capital Jakarta....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
06:48, 07/04/2019

Indonesia election: Protesters clash with police in Jakarta Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protest in the streets of Jakarta. Subianto's campaign has said it would challenge the elec...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest The General Election Commission confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, which gave President Joko Widodo a 55.5% share of votes...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Indonesia state power firm estimates Jakarta blackout to end within 3 hours Indonesia's state power company PLN estimates it will take a further three hours to restore electricity to Jakarta following a major power blackout in the capital and surrounding provinces, the compan...
07:12, 08/04/2019

Indonesia’s president calls for construction of giant sea wall around sinking Jakarta President Joko Widodo and his government are up against a tight timetable, including a forecast by experts that at the current rate, one-third of Jakarta could be submerged by 2050....
21:12, 07/27/2019

Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital City as the Current One Sinks Into the Sea For as long as Indonesia has existed—even during colonial times—Jakarta has been its capital. But the 10 million-strong coastal city that sits on the northern coast of Java will soon lose that title, ...
15:36, 04/30/2019

Indonesia capital, neighboring Java provinces hit by major blackout Indonesia's capital Jakarta and some neighboring provinces on Java island have been hit by a major electricity outage after problems at a number of power stations on Java, the country's state electric...
04:48, 08/04/2019

Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the measures were unlikely to stamp out the problem....
10:12, 08/07/2019

Indonesia capital, neighboring provinces in Java hit by major power blackout Indonesia's capital Jakarta and some neighboring provinces on Java island have been hit by a major electricity outage after problems at a number of power stations on Java, the country's state power co...
00:24, 08/04/2019

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Power restored to some areas in Indonesia capital, parts of Java after 9 hours Power has been restored in most parts of Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, after the city of 10 million people went without electricity for more than nine hours due to technical issues, state power compan...
10:24, 08/04/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Millions lose power as Indonesia capital, parts of Java hit by blackout Indonesia's state power company PLN estimated on Sunday it would take several hours to restore power to Jakarta after a major blackout, blaming technical issues for cutting power to tens of millions o...
07:12, 08/04/2019

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital....
00:12, 05/22/2019

Indonesian president to move ahead with relocating capital Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said Monday that he will move ahead with plans to relocate the country's capital out of crowded Jakarta and off Java island....
07:36, 04/29/2019

Indonesian president plans to move capital city: planning minister Indonesian President Joko Widodo has decided to move the capital of Southeast Asia's largest economy away from the crowded main island of Java, the planning minister said on Monday....
01:24, 04/29/2019

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital projects by $1.26 billion. The package addresses some...
19:12, 06/21/2019

Europeans Plan to Inject Capital Into Iranian Trade Effort European governments will double down this week on their efforts to keep alive economic ties with Iran, providing a credit line to help a special mechanism establish a route for trade between Iran and...
18:24, 06/26/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed ...
02:48, 05/17/2019

More than 50 major companies plan to move production from China because of trade war But rather than move operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of the companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
19:48, 07/18/2019

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
11:36, 07/03/2019

Crystal Palace hold firm over Aaron Wan-Bissaka as Man Utd plan next move Crystal Palace are maintaining their strong stance with Aaron Wan-Bissaka after rejecting a second bid of around £50m from Manchester United for the defender....
04:12, 06/18/2019

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
08:36, 07/09/2019

U.S. Justice Department watchdog to probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will investigate the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to the Washington suburbs, Democratic congressional l...
08:48, 07/03/2019

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
19:48, 06/13/2019

QPR hopes for Linford Christie Stadium move boosted as 81 per cent back plan in public consultation QPR's hopes of staying in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham have been boosted after thousands backed their plans to move to the Linford Christie Stadium....
04:24, 06/24/2019

GM ponders an electric Hummer The chatter about an electric Hummer comes as GM aims to shift from a conventional, gasoline-powered-vehicle maker into what CEO Mary Barra calls an “all-electric future.” A revived Hummer with an ele...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Harry Reid Remembers One Impeachment and Ponders a Second In an interview, the longtime Democratic leader of the Senate discussed President Trump, his party’s primary and its lack of congressional candidates....
13:24, 05/19/2019

Roger Federer ponders eventual retirement plans When will Roger Federer retire? It is a question that tennis' all-time great has been asked in recent years, especially after he suffered a freak knee injury in 2016 and moved into his mid and now lat...
09:48, 04/28/2019

New greens in place, Chambers Bay ponders majors future The brown, lumpy patches that dotted nearly every putting surface at Chambers Bay and became the story of the 2015 U.S. Open are now lush, smooth and a Northwest-appropriate shade of green  ...
16:36, 06/04/2019

Jakarta residents to sue government over severe air pollution The Indonesian capital topped the charts for the world’s most polluted city a dozen times in June Tired of breathing in some of the world’s filthiest air, a group of activists and environmentalists in...
19:00, 07/01/2019

LEADING OFF: Pollock ponders surgery, Gonzales starts fast LEADING OFF: Dodgers center fielder A.J. Pollock ponders surgery on his infected elbow, Gonzales off to 5-0 start for Mariners and a pair of doubleheaders on the schedule     ...
03:24, 05/01/2019

‘Hope never dies’: Venezuela opposition ponders what’s next after failed uprising As protesters returned to the streets on Saturday some voiced optimism while others showed signs of bafflement and angerWhen the tip off came late on Monday night, Jesús Armas could hardly believe wha...
19:36, 05/04/2019

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing room for competition....
20:12, 05/26/2019

Jakarta’s Giant Seawall Is Useless if the City Keeps Sinking If Indonesia's capital can’t find a way to hydrate its people without overexploiting groundwater, it’ll keep sinking, pulling that new seawall down with it....
00:36, 08/01/2019

Jakarta’s Giant Sea Wall Is Useless if the City Keeps Sinking If Indonesia's capital can’t find a way to hydrate its people without overexploiting groundwater, it’ll keep sinking, pulling that new sea wall down with it....
04:12, 07/31/2019

House panel ponders ending break early to pursue gun legislation Members of the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee could end their August recess a week early to move forward on legislation to curb gun violence after shootings in Texas and Ohio that left ...
06:24, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Potash producer Nutrien eyes expansion as BHP ponders entry Canada's Nutrien Ltd , the world's biggest producer of potash fertilizer, said on Tuesday that it was evaluating whether to expand its annual production capacity by 5 million tonnes after 2023, around...
10:12, 05/28/2019

As Mike Rizzo ponders whether to buy or sell, Nationals stay afloat with another win in Miami Before a 7-5 win over the Marlins that got tight in the ninth inning, Rizzo says he will use the next few weeks to evaluate his plan for the rest of the season....
21:24, 06/26/2019

PG&E evaluating proposal from hedge funds Knighthead Capital, Abrams Capital Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it is evaluating a proposal from hedge funds Knighthead Capital Management and Abrams Capital Management to provide equity capital commitments supporting a plan...
20:12, 08/09/2019

Jakarta, Neighbouring Provinces In Java Hit By Major Power Blackout Indonesia's capital Jakarta and some neighbouring provinces on Java island have been hit by a major electricity outage after problems at a number of power stations on Java, the country's state power.....
03:12, 08/04/2019

Jakarta riots: Indonesian president says he will not tolerate threats to unity Second night of violence after six people died in clashes that flared after official election results gave Joko Widodo victoryPolitical tension over disputed election results spilled into angry clashe...
23:48, 05/22/2019

6 dead, 200 injured in Jakarta protests against presidential election results At least six people were dead and 200 were injured as protests by supporters of a failed presidential candidate turned violent Wednesday in the Indonesian capital, authorities said....
00:48, 05/22/2019

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a severe crackdown against those who threaten nationa...
00:24, 05/23/2019

Jakarta protesters disperse after second night of post-election unrest Calm returned to the streets of central Jakarta on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry over the outcome of last month's election, which handed Indones...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Dow futures drop about 500 points as China ponders skipping trade talks after Trump threat Stock futures were down Monday over soured U.S.-China trade talks after President Trump said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise Friday.        ...
08:24, 05/06/2019

Post Office Boss Ponders Cutting Mail Delivery to Five Days. Congress Balks. The head of the U.S. Postal Service floated a new proposal to shore up the agency’s finances: deliver mail five days a week while expanding package delivery to seven....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Former Military Officers, 4 Others Move Top Court Against Kashmir Move Six petitioners, including two former high-ranking military officers, have approached the Supreme Court to challenge the centre's move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370 and...
17:24, 08/17/2019

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for Inte...
16:24, 06/23/2019

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15:48, 06/23/2019

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14:24, 06/09/2019

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13:36, 04/30/2019

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07:12, 06/09/2019

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09:00, 05/21/2019

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing on Wednesday as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
08:36, 06/26/2019

EU vs. Indonesia: Is it really a trade war? The European Union has slapped countervailing tariffs on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The southeast Asian country has threatened to retaliate but experts say counter tariffs could b...
10:48, 08/16/2019

7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific monitoring authorities ruled out the chance of......
21:12, 06/23/2019

Seven-Seater MG Hector Showcased In Indonesia Morris Garages is readying a seven-seater version of the Hector that will hit the markets next year in India. While the launch is still some time away, we can bring you a glimpse of the seven-seater.....
03:24, 07/25/2019

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help The Islamic Defenders Front, known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, has over the past 15 years repurposed its militia into a force that’s as adept at searchi...
00:36, 06/11/2019

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thai lender Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thursday, the companies said....
00:36, 07/10/2019

6 Die During Riots in Indonesia Over Election Results (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supp...
06:36, 05/22/2019

Strong earthquake kills four in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
04:12, 08/03/2019

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste....
07:00, 06/15/2019

Indonesia floods, landslides kill at least 29 Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, the disaster agency said on Monday, with thousands taking shelter in evacuation centers amid fears of di...
00:24, 04/29/2019

Honda BR-V Facelift Unveiled In Indonesia The BR-V does look prettier than before and the revised front grille and even the new bumper add to the design of the car. It looks bolder and the chrome that's spread around the fog lamps, and even.....
17:00, 04/28/2019

7.3 earthquake strikes Indonesia, shakes Australia A strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Indonesia in the Banda Sea Monday, causing buildings to sway in the northern Australian city of Darwin....
03:12, 06/24/2019

Inmates set fire to prison during riot in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of police and soldiers have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot on Thursday, officials said. Angry inmates set fire to Langkat prison in Nor...
12:24, 05/16/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia matchstick factory At least 30 people died on Friday after a fire swept through a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, authorities said....
05:48, 06/21/2019

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands were hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes....
04:36, 07/15/2019

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
12:48, 07/14/2019

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
11:00, 07/14/2019

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president. The organiz...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missing....
06:00, 06/18/2019

7 Killed As Ferry Catches Fire In Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said....
23:12, 08/17/2019

Four dead after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off Java island has killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as the capita...
11:00, 08/03/2019

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in cou...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a huge column of ash, causing panic among residents....
03:12, 06/10/2019

Racing pigeon in Indonesia sells for over $100K A racing pigeon in Indonesia was reportedly sold for over $100,000, making it the most expensive bird sale in the country. Indonesia resident Robby Eka Wijaya purchased the male bird, named Jayabaya, ...
02:00, 07/23/2019

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
05:00, 08/03/2019

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
03:48, 08/09/2019

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province. Irwan Syahr...
02:48, 06/21/2019

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, kills 1 One person died of a heart attack amid the panic in the province of Banten on Java and at least four others were injured, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said in a statement....
04:36, 08/03/2019

| WATCH: Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island erupts, sending a massive column of ash and smoke into the air and coating local villages in debris. The volcano has been rumbling since 2010 and saw a dea...
17:36, 05/08/2019

A massive 6.8 earthquake hit Indonesia. Now, a tsunami warning A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.        ...
15:24, 08/02/2019

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
09:12, 05/21/2019

More Than 270 Die Counting Votes By Hand In Indonesia After Elections Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses caused by long hours of work counting millions of......
13:12, 04/28/2019

Indonesia floods kill at least 19, thousands displaced Indonesia's disaster agency says floods and landslides from torrential rains have killed at least 19 people and displaced thousands in the past few days....
22:48, 04/28/2019

Indonesia president says may reshuffle cabinet before second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo is considering reshuffling his cabinet before he is sworn in for a second five-year term in October, according to comments he made in an interview with the Tempo newsp...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Floods, landslides kill at least 29, displace 12,000 in Indonesia At least 29 people have died, several are missing and thousands have been displaced due to floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said....
05:00, 04/29/2019

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
16:48, 05/22/2019

KFC is now selling fried chicken skin, but you'll have to go to Indonesia to get it KFC Indonesia Five KFC locations in Indonesia have added chicken skin to their menus. Online customer response to the chicken skin has been overwhelming positive, according to The Sun. It's unclear w...
15:24, 06/05/2019

Indonesia to keep monitoring for potential tsunami until at least 1435 GMT Indonesia's geophysics agency said on Friday it would keep monitoring for the risk of a potential tsunami until at least 21:35 pm (1435 GMT) after a powerful earthquake struck off the islands of Sumat...
08:12, 08/02/2019

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts again Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupted again Tuesday, spewing ash thousands of feet into the air and putting the North Sumatra region on high alert....
05:24, 05/07/2019

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
05:48, 06/17/2019

Indonesia Says It Foiled Plot to Detonate Bombs via Wi-Fi The alleged plot highlights advances in bomb-making in a country with a history of militant activity tied to the Islamic State and other extremist groups....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next y...
10:12, 06/19/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia&...
16:00, 06/20/2019

| 7 killed in fiery ferry accident in Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others are missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island, police have said....
22:48, 08/18/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
23:36, 06/16/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina has signed oil block contract -regulator Indonesian state energy firm PT Pertamina has signed a production sharing contract with the government for the country's second-largest crude producing field, said the head of the nation's upstream oi...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for recording harassment Baiq Nuril Maknun had been sentenced to six months for documenting boss’s lewd callsIndonesia’s parliament has unanimously approved an amnesty for a woman who was jailed for documenting sexual harassm...
06:12, 07/25/2019

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestr...
00:36, 05/23/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters ...
04:36, 05/21/2019

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday,...
22:24, 07/11/2019

Indonesia president signs new EV decree to bolster industry Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he signed a decree that lays out government support to build an electric vehicle (EV) industry in Southeast Asia's largest economy, the Cabinet Secret...
05:48, 08/08/2019

At Least 30, Including Children, Die In Indonesia Matchstick Factory Fire At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Friday, authorities said....
05:24, 06/21/2019

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the steering wheel following an argument with the driver,....
05:48, 06/17/2019

Indonesia parades 5 foreigners arrested for drugs on Bali DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police in Bali have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine on the island. Police paraded the three men and two women at a press ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Flights Cancelled As Volcano Erupts In Indonesia's Bali More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia's island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung volcano....
01:36, 05/25/2019

Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating a former general who has claimed widespread ballot-...
00:24, 05/21/2019

FROM THE FIELD: ‘Race is on’ to halt biodiversity loss in Indonesia The “race is on” in Indonesia to halt the illegal trade in wildlife and the loss of biodiversity according to the UN Development Programme (UNDP).The “race is on” in Indonesia to halt the illegal trad...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's bigge...
00:36, 05/09/2019

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate on Sunday, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported....
04:24, 07/14/2019

Indonesia woos Instagram generation for hip new bond raisings Indonesia's push to cut its reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of funding -- digitally savvy millennials....
04:12, 08/06/2019

Mastercard, Indonesia's Artajasa to collaborate on payment gateway Mastercard Inc said on Thursday it signed an agreement with Indonesian payment switching firm Artajasa Pembayaran Elektronis to make a foray into the Southeast Asian country's national payment gateway...
04:24, 08/15/2019

Indonesia approves amnesty for woman who recorded harassment A woman sentenced to prison for recording her boss’s sexual harassment wept and lawmakers applauded as Indonesia’s parliament unanimously approved an amnesty recommended by the country’s president...
01:12, 07/25/2019

Indonesia jails Polish tourist who met Papuan activists JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Polish tourist has been sentenced to five years prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence supporters. Jakub Skrzypski was arrested in Wamena in...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a plot possibly linked to ...
01:36, 05/28/2019

Indonesia military: Use of child soldiers a rights violation An Indonesian military spokesman says any use of child soldiers by Papuan independence fighters would be a violation of human rights that implicates both the rebels and state institutions...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday....
17:24, 06/14/2019

Indonesia sinks 51 foreign boats to fight against poaching JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have resumed their tough stance against illegal fishing in the country’s water by sinking 51 foreign ships. Maritime and Fisheries Minister Susi ...
05:48, 05/04/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. ...
09:36, 05/21/2019

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. F...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Indonesia president says power company should have been able to prevent blackout Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday the state power company should have had contingency plans in place to prevent a major electricity blackout that affected the capital Jakarta and neighbo...
20:24, 08/04/2019

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued....
07:24, 07/14/2019

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
03:24, 05/31/2019

Grab commits $2 billion to Indonesia with SoftBank's backing Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, marking its biggest commitment in the reg...
03:00, 07/29/2019

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo....
09:24, 05/22/2019

One dead, four hurt after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say one person has died of a heart attack and more 100 houses are damaged after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off Java island, swaying buildings as far awa...
23:24, 08/02/2019

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Papua ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. The U.S. G...
23:24, 06/23/2019

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, rocking the capital Jakarta. After initially urging people in coastal areas to move to higher ground, officials later ended a tsunami...
10:12, 08/02/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina sees 109,000 bpd crude purchase from oil contractors in H2 * Indonesian state energy company PT Pertamina may purchase around 109,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude from contractors of domestic oil fields in the second half of 2019, its spokeswoman told Reuters ...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was cent...
22:00, 06/23/2019

Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry Indonesia on Tuesday said it was beefing up its efforts to phase out the use of toxic metal mercury in sectors such as mining, healthcare and manufacturing....
03:36, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Police chief says 6 reported dead in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. Indonesian police say based on reports from hospitals six people have died in rioting in Jakarta a...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Rare giant white manta ray spotted in Indonesia This majestic creature is extremely rare because albinism for marine mammals presents several life-threatening challenges.       ...
08:12, 06/11/2019

Deadly clashes erupt in Indonesia after president is reelected Demonstrators rioted in the capital and burned vehicles to protest President Joko Widodo’s victory, despite widespread consensus that the election was largely well run....
08:12, 05/22/2019

WhatsApp Said to Be in Talks to Launch Mobile Payments in Indonesia WhatsApp is said to be in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce sector....
08:12, 08/20/2019

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is nec...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Over 250 Inmates Escape Indonesia Prison Set On Fire During Riots Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, officials said Tuesday, as fresh protests broke out in the restive region....
13:24, 08/20/2019

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
04:48, 05/22/2019

Grab to invest $2 billion in Indonesia using funds from SoftBank Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital received from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, which wants to increase its expo...
01:24, 07/29/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled...
01:48, 05/22/2019

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Pr...
23:12, 06/13/2019

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day em...
03:12, 07/15/2019

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025 India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen......
03:48, 06/29/2019

1 Dead As 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia's Bali A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
02:36, 07/16/2019

Inmates riot, set fire at prison in western Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Security forces have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot. A spokeswoman for the Correctional Directorate, Rika Apriyanti, says angry inmates set...
07:36, 05/16/2019

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the govern...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina says oil spill recovery will take until March 2020 Clean-up efforts after an oil spill from a well in Indonesia's Java Sea will take until at least March next year, state energy firm Pertamina said on Thursday as it struggles to plug the underwater le...
03:48, 08/08/2019

Grab says to invest $2 billion in Indonesia using funds from SoftBank Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital received from Japanese technology investor SoftBank Group Corp ....
23:00, 07/28/2019

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
05:00, 05/20/2019

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast on Sunday....
13:00, 07/07/2019

Indonesia regulatory changes to bring more uncertainty to coal sector Indonesian coal miners said upcoming regulatory changes are putting added pressure on their businesses amid depressed prices and rising competition from other energy sources....
03:12, 06/26/2019

Indonesia to close island in bid to save Komodo dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday....
12:24, 07/23/2019

Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwellers fleeing to higher ground and panicking people in...
08:12, 08/02/2019

5 Dead, Several Injured After 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia Five people died and several were injured after a powerful undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's heavily populated Java island, triggering a brief tsunami warning, the national disaster agency said.....
16:12, 08/03/2019

Court rules against challenge to Indonesia election result JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top court ruled Thursday against a challenge to the country’s election results that alleged massive and systematic fraud, paving the way for Joko Wido...
07:36, 06/27/2019

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and g...
21:36, 07/14/2019

Earthquake rattles Indonesia, sparking tsunami warning Indonesians along the coast are being told to head to higher ground after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake triggered tsunami warnings for the island nation....
07:24, 08/02/2019

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial reports of major damage or injury....
00:24, 06/24/2019

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
10:24, 07/14/2019

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which, accordin...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Indonesia sends rubbish back to Australia and says it's too contaminated to recycle Indonesian officials say containers of paper contaminated by electronic waste, used cans and plastic bottlesIndonesia says it will immediately send eight containers of household rubbish back to Austra...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotligh...
22:24, 07/11/2019

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they'd better shape up for the job....
03:36, 07/26/2019

Freeport Indonesia to start smelter construction mid-2020 -spokesman * The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc is aiming to start construction of a copper smelter in mid-2020, PT Freeport Indonesia spokesman Riza Pratama told reporters on Wednesday...
21:48, 06/11/2019

6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Cancelled A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent panicked residents fleeing to higher ground....
22:12, 07/07/2019

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields....
16:48, 08/15/2019

SoftBank-backed Tokopedia bets on logistics, AI for Indonesia growth Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia is investing in two logistics companies and using artificial intelligence to predict buying behavior as part of an effort to speed delivery and slash shipping c...
09:48, 07/26/2019

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday....
02:48, 05/25/2019

At least 24 suspected dead in fire at Indonesia matchstick factory - police At least 24 people are suspected to have died in a fire at a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, according to a police official....
03:36, 06/21/2019

Grab parks $2B for Indonesia expansion, plans 'affordable' e-healthcare Funded by SoftBank, the US$2 billion investment plans will see Grab develop an electric vehicle transport network and geomapping services as well as introduce "affordable" e-healthcare services to inc...
05:48, 07/29/2019

Indonesia president makes moratorium on forest clearance permanent Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a permanent moratorium on new forest clearance for activities such as palm plantations or logging, the environment minister said on Thursday....
03:48, 08/08/2019

2019 Kawasaki Ninja 250 Launched In Indonesia With Smart Key Ignition The Kawasaki Ninja 250 has been updated for the 2019 model year with new features in Indonesia. Showcased recently at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS), the 2019 Kawasaki Ninja......
06:36, 07/30/2019

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, the environment minister said on Wednesda...
06:24, 06/12/2019

Trump Jr touts 'dream' Indonesia projects, denies any conflicts Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the U.S. president, said he was upbeat about two planned Trump-branded projects in Indonesia and dismissed any risk of conflict of interest over involvement in the l...
06:24, 08/13/2019

Indonesia says breaks up plot to attack police over election period Indonesian anti-terrorism police have shot dead one Islamist militant and detained six suspected of planning attacks on officers with firearms or suicide bombings under the cover of rallies tied to re...
02:12, 05/07/2019

Indonesia needs $15 billion investment to meet geothermal target by 2025 Indonesia may require an estimated $15 billion in investment to meet its target of reaching 7.2 gigawatts (GW) of geothermal power capacity by 2025 and is studying ways to reduce project costs, an ene...
06:00, 08/13/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled poli...
04:24, 05/22/2019

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be...
23:12, 07/02/2019

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many...
01:12, 05/22/2019

METALS-Nickel rises on Indonesia supply disruption fears Nickel prices advanced on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
23:24, 06/16/2019

AP Interview: Indonesia leader to speed reform in final term AP Interview: Indonesia’s president vows he will push ahead with sweeping and potentially unpopular economic reforms, saying he will not have political constraints in his final term in office...
23:24, 07/26/2019

Indonesia nabs Russian trying to smuggle baby otters, scorpions Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian on the holiday island of Bali after he was found trying to smuggle baby otters and scorpions out of the country....
09:00, 05/24/2019

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumors alleging Chinese involvement in post-elec...
08:36, 05/24/2019

6 dead after riots clash with police over Indonesia election results The clashes began Tuesday night when supporters of former Gen. Prabowo Subianto tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election supervisory agency...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
04:36, 06/21/2019

CORRECTED-Indonesia regulatory changes to bring more uncertainty to coal sector Indonesian coal miners said upcoming regulatory changes are putting added pressure on their businesses amid depressed prices and rising competition from other energy sources....
05:12, 06/27/2019

Strong Earthquake Hits Sea Off Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Lifted A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwellers fleeing to higher ground and panicking people in...
11:00, 08/02/2019

Mass deforestation: How trade fells trees in Brazil and Indonesia Hunger for beef, palm oil, soy and timber fuels rainforest clearance at enormous scales, especially in Brazil and Indonesia. That matters for climate change....
13:24, 05/01/2019

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of...
05:24, 07/14/2019

Indonesia plans cloud seeding to avoid crop failure Indonesia is preparing to carry out cloud seeding in an effort to trigger rainfall to prevent harvest failure and forest fire, the disaster mitigation agency's spokesman said on Monday....
05:24, 07/22/2019

Undersea quake strikes south of Bali in Indonesia - EMSC An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said....
19:24, 07/15/2019

Indonesia president criticizes state power company over blackouts Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday the state power company PLN should have had contingency plans in place to prevent a major electricity blackout that affected the capital Jakarta and nei...
23:12, 08/04/2019

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visito...
23:12, 07/15/2019

Tsunami warning lifted after 6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia At least one person died of a heart attack and four others were injured after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the shore of Indonesia Friday night, according to a report....
14:36, 08/03/2019

Indonesia will implement IMO low-sulfur fuel rule on schedule: ministry Indonesian-flagged ships will comply with new low-sulfur fuel rules that start next year, the country's Ministry of Transportation said on Tuesday, after earlier saying more time was needed to meet th...
17:48, 08/20/2019

Indonesia drafting rules to apply VAT on online products and services Indonesia is drafting new rules to impose value added tax to online products and services provided by offshore companies, as authorities target a bigger slice of revenue from the country's fast-growin...
01:12, 07/16/2019

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime aff...
10:36, 06/27/2019

| Tsunami warning as strong earthquake hits off Indonesia coast A powerful earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, prompting a tsunami warning for a neighbouring area, the country's geophysics agency said....
13:24, 08/02/2019

Widodo seals 2nd term as Indonesia leader after court battle Indonesia’s top court has rejected a challenge to election results that alleged massive and systematic fraud, paving the way for Joko Widodo’s second term as president...
09:48, 06/27/2019

Toyota to invest $2 billion in electric vehicles in Indonesia: ministry Japanese carmaker Toyota plans to invest $2 billion in electric vehicles in Indonesia between 2019 to 2023, starting with the development of hybrid cars, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime...
06:00, 06/27/2019

Australia, Indonesia held talks for joint 2034 World Cup bid Australia has held talks with Indonesia about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, despite the Southeast Asian nation's involvement in another bid with regional neighbors for the same tourn...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Australia considers joint bid with Indonesia to host 2034 World Cup FFA confirms it has held talks with Asian nationAustralia is bidding to host 2023 Women’s World CupFootball Federation Australia has revealed it has held discussions with Indonesia about making a join...
22:12, 06/26/2019

Indonesia To Close Island To Conserve Rare Komodo Dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday....
06:24, 07/23/2019

Indonesia police arrest 9 suspects ahead of election results Indonesian police say they have arrested nine suspected militants following a tipoff about a possible attack during the announcement of presidential election results next week...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Security ramped up as Indonesia court rules on disputed election Indonesia's Constitutional Court will rule on Thursday on an opposition challenge to the official presidential election result after allegations the vote won by President Joko Widodo in the world's th...
20:12, 06/26/2019

Indonesia's Top Court Jails Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on Friday risked turning victims of sexual abuse into.....
04:36, 07/05/2019

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, the communication minister said on Thursday....
00:24, 06/14/2019

Indonesia election rivals toil in 'war rooms' to check ballots In a low-rise Jakarta office block, young Indonesian supporters of President Joko Widodo sit hunched over screens to count photographed vote tallies from polling stations, two weeks after an election ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Major earthquake hits Indonesia, triggers tsunami warning Indonesians along the coast are being told to head to higher ground after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake triggered tsunami warnings for the island nation....
14:36, 08/02/2019

Fresh protests in Indonesia's Papua as extra police arrive Rallies erupted in more towns in Indonesia's Papua on Wednesday, with protesters setting fire to a market and throwing stones at buildings following a spate of demonstrations in the easternmost area o...
03:24, 08/21/2019

Indonesia extends Corridor natural gas block contract for 20 years Indonesia has agreed to extend the production sharing contract for the Corridor natural gas block with ConocoPhillips, Spain's Repsol SA and Pertamina, Deputy Energy Minister Arcandra Tahar said on Mo...
05:48, 07/22/2019

Joko Widodo declared winner of Indonesia's presidential election Indonesia's electoral officials rushed to declare incumbent president Joko Widodo the winner of the recent presidential poll amid fears of violence. Widodo's opponent Prabowo Subianto has claimed wide...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Indonesia president calls for unity after court upholds his election win Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday upheld the victory of President Joko Widodo in April's election, dismissing allegations by the opposition that the vote to lead the world's third-biggest d...
11:48, 06/27/2019

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded disaster agency spokesperson, a man who continued ...
03:24, 07/07/2019

Indonesia jails Pole for treason in Papua after meeting activists An Indonesian court jailed on Thursday a Polish man for five years after finding him guilty of plotting against the state with separatist activists in the easternmost province of Papua, his lawyer sai...
06:36, 05/02/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina says plugging undersea oil spill in Java will take weeks Indonesia's state energy firm Pertamina said it will take weeks to plug an oil spill at its Offshore North West Java (ONWJ) facility, which has reached the northern coast of Java island, a director sa...
05:36, 07/25/2019

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an ...
07:00, 07/18/2019

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in th...
06:24, 07/18/2019

Indonesia tightens security ahead of presidential race result Indonesia's counter-terrorism squad has rounded up at least 10 people suspected of planning attacks during next week's announcement of the results of April's hotly contested presidential election, pol...
01:24, 05/15/2019

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49 Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disasters.”...
03:00, 07/07/2019

Tremors felt in Australia after 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Banda Sea A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near to Indonesia's Tanimbar islands in Banda Sea Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern Australia....
10:24, 06/24/2019

Indonesia plans incentives to boost electric vehicle industry Indonesia plans a series of incentives to boost production of electric vehicles (EVs), according to a copy of a draft regulation reviewed by Reuters....
05:48, 08/01/2019

Applause as Indonesia pardons woman jailed after reporting harassment Indonesia's parliament approved on Thursday an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage...
02:24, 07/25/2019

Police arrest Indonesia business owner after deadly fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police have arrested the owner and two managers of an unregulated factory in North Sumatra that was engulfed by a fire that killed 30 people, a spokesman said Sund...
07:00, 06/23/2019

Indonesia president bashes state power company over blackouts Indonesia's state power company PLN should have had plans in place to prevent a major electricity blackout that affected 21 million customers in Jakarta and neighboring provinces, President Joko Widod...
04:36, 08/05/2019

Tsunami warning for parts of Indonesia's Sumatra, Java after strong quake Indonesian authorities urged coastal-dwellers to head for higher ground on Friday after a tsunami warning with potential for waves up to three meters (10 feet) following a powerful earthquake off the ...
08:12, 08/02/2019

Indonesia curbs social media, blaming hoaxes for inflaming unrest Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of ha...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Indonesia riots: Six dead as protesters clash with troops over election results At least six people have been killed and 200 injured in riots in Jakarta as protests over Indonesia's newly announced election result spilled into violence....
01:48, 05/22/2019

PM Modi Meets Presidents Of Indonesia, Brazil; Talks Focus On Trade Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka today, and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation...
00:12, 06/29/2019

Tight security at Indonesia court as opposition pushes for fresh election Lawyers for Indonesia's political opposition called on Friday for President Joko Widodo's election victory to be annulled, telling the Constitutional Court it had been achieved through "systematic ele...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Garuda Indonesia bans in-flight photos after being mocked for handwritten menu Popular video blogger whose image of the menu went viral now faces police inquiryIndonesia’s national airline has come under fire for banning the taking of in-flight photos and videos after a popular ...
22:12, 07/17/2019

REFILE-BACKSTORY-Hunting for fake news and trolls in Indonesia's elections The first online troll I met was a middle-aged, potbellied Indonesian man, dressed casually in jeans and sneakers. He said his nickname was "Commandant"....
02:24, 04/29/2019

West Papua protests: Indonesia deploys 1,000 soldiers to quell unrest Move follows unrest over detention of scores of Papuan students in Surabaya, East JavaIndonesia has deployed more than 1,000 security personnel to the province of West Papua amid spreading protests an...
17:48, 08/21/2019

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official election results, the chief security minister...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Indonesia Frees Canadian Jailed for Molesting Children With ‘Magic Stone’ Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home....
01:00, 07/12/2019

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025, As Leaders Meet India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen......
05:24, 06/29/2019

Indonesia sends thousands of security personnel to combat forest fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of military and police to douse forest fires after declaring an emergency in six provinces on the island of Sumatra and in the province of Kalimantan on Borneo, a disa...
05:48, 07/31/2019

Indonesia suggests barter to help cover cost of jet project with South Korea Indonesia is offering to pay South Korea its share of the cost of developing a fighter jet in the form of barter, state news agency Antara reported on Friday, as it tries to cut its exposure to the $7...
01:12, 07/19/2019

U.S. embassy issues Indonesia security alert ahead of election results The U.S. embassy in Jakarta has issued a security alert ahead of election results due on Wednesday, as Indonesian authorities have arrested nearly 30 suspected militants, including some who police say...
07:24, 05/18/2019

Exclusive: WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia - sources Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp is in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce s...
01:36, 08/20/2019

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Indonesia; no tsunami feared A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific monitoring authorities ruled out the chance of tsuna...
21:36, 06/23/2019

Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential elec...
09:24, 05/22/2019

7.1 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning issued A 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island late on Sunday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning....
10:24, 07/07/2019

RPT-Indonesia curbs social media, blaming hoaxes for inflaming unrest Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Indonesia’s top court jails woman who reported workplace sexual harassment Indonesia’s Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups fear will turn victims of sexual abuse into criminals....
14:24, 07/05/2019

6.9 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert issued A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island late on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning fo...
12:48, 07/07/2019

Indonesia election tainted, opposition marchers say, but government warns against treason Hundreds of supporters of an opposition presidential candidate marched in Indonesia on Friday to protest against what they called election fraud, as the government warned that efforts to cast doubt on...
09:12, 05/10/2019

Indonesia plans new rules to curb jump in imports of plastic waste Indonesia plans tighter rules to combat a surge in imports of plastic waste, such as a registry of trash exporters and tougher border checks, officials said on Friday....
07:12, 07/26/2019

Indonesia asks China for special fund under Belt and Road: ministers Indonesia has asked China to set up a special fund within its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for investment in Southeast Asia's largest economy, after offering China projects worth $91 billion, govern...
04:00, 07/03/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
12:12, 05/25/2019

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
02:48, 07/12/2019

METALS-Nickel extends gains amid Indonesia supply disruption Nickel prices rose further on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked supply concerns about the stainless steel ingredient....
22:00, 06/16/2019

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologizes to victims of Ethiopia, Indonesia crashes In his first remarks to news media about two deadly crashes involving his company's planes, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologized to the victims' families....
09:48, 05/30/2019

Joko Widodo Officially Declared Winner of Indonesia’s Presidential Election (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — The official count from last month’s Indonesian presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of the vote, the Election Commission said Tuesday, securi...
21:36, 05/20/2019

Singapore automotive marketplace snags more funds, acquires Indonesia C2C player Car marketplace Carro has raked in another US$30 million as part of its Series B round, having secured US$60 million earlier in May, and used the funds to acquire Indonesian e-commerce player Jualo.co...
04:36, 08/06/2019

With Joko Widodo’s Re-Election, Indonesia Bucks Global Tilt Toward Strongmen The president of the world’s third-largest democracy won a second term Tuesday, and vowed in an interview to protect pluralism and fight growing extremist threats....
23:24, 05/20/2019

Indonesia becomes latest Southeast Asian country to return waste to the West Indonesia has sent back a consignment of Canadian paper waste, imported via the United States, because it was contaminated with material including plastic, rubber and diapers, the environment ministry...
04:48, 06/17/2019

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe....
13:12, 05/20/2019

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage reported There were no reports on Monday of major damage in Indonesia from a weekend earthquake of magnitude 6.9 off the northeastern coast of the island of Sulawesi, and authorities lifted a tsunami warning....
20:12, 07/07/2019

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Joko Widodo....
13:00, 06/27/2019

Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia PARIS (AP) — Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
03:36, 06/17/2019

Indonesia's Joko Widodo Re-Elected President As Rival Cries Foul Thousands of soldiers fanned out across Jakarta on Tuesday after the surprise early announcement of official results in Indonesia's election showed Joko Widodo re-elected leader of the world's......
01:24, 05/21/2019

Indonesia riots: six dead after protesters clash with troops over election result Mobs set fire to vehicles in Jakarta after supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, took to the streetsSix people are dead and more than 200 are injured, according to Jakarta’s governor, aft...
22:12, 05/21/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exp...
04:48, 05/16/2019

Indonesia President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election Amid Claims Of Cheating Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month's Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission's official count......
16:48, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesia chief security minister to fly to Papua as fresh protests erupt Indonesia's chief security minister said he will fly to Papua late on Wednesday after violent protests, including stone-throwing and the torching of some buildings, spread to more towns in the eastern...
07:48, 08/21/2019

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung spews huge column of ash during latest eruption – video Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia, sent a huge plume of thick ash 7km high into the sky during an eruption on 9 June. Residents living near the volcano were urged to use masks when ash rains ...
07:12, 06/11/2019

Backward step for mankind: man walks 800km in reverse to save Indonesia’s forests Medi Bastoni hopes to get to meet the president when he arrives in Jakarta, in several weeks A man from a village in East Java has embarked on an unconventional mission to raise awareness about preser...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results showed President Joko Widodo had been comfortably re-elected, a Re...
18:24, 05/21/2019

Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burni...
05:37, 08/15/2019

Indonesia to Deploy Thousands of Security Personnel to Combat Haze-Causing Fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of security personnel to fight fires after a state of emergency was declared in six provinces, an official from the disaster management agency said Wednesday. Nearly 6...
07:24, 08/01/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to the announcement of official election results, a com...
02:48, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
06:48, 05/25/2019

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggests Australia could quickly solve the problem of Indonesia and other countries rejecti...
14:24, 07/10/2019

Indonesia Muslim Group Slaps Fatwa On Popular Mobile Game PUBG A hugely popular but brutal online game was slapped with a fatwa Wednesday by an Indonesian Muslim group who say it insults Islam and makes addicted players violent....
06:12, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Disney in talks to invest in Indonesia's largest media firm- source Media Nusantara Citra is not in talks with Disney over an investment in one of the Indonesian media group's companies, president and founder Hary Tanoesoedibjo said on Tuesday....
07:24, 06/25/2019

Indonesia media exec says company talking to Disney; tycoon founder denies The director of the investment arm of Indonesian media group Media Nusantara Citra (MNC)  said on Tuesday the group was in talks with Walt Disney Co on a possible investment by the U.S. media conglom...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Indonesia woman gets pardon after recording boss’ lewd phone call, says she hopes others 'speak up' An Indonesian woman who received a pardon Thursday after being sentenced to jail for recording her boss’ lewd phone call to prove she was being harassed says she hopes other women “speak up” to preven...
10:24, 07/25/2019

Indonesia Open Live: PV Sindhu Eyes Final Berth, Faces Chen Yu Fei Test Indonesia Open 2019, PV Sindhu vs Chen Yu Fei, Semi-final Live Badminton Match Score: PV Sindhu has the edge over Chen Yu Fei in head-to-head clashes....
03:12, 07/20/2019

Tsunami warning after strong earthquake strikes off coast of Indonesia's Java island A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.        ...
06:36, 08/02/2019

Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia PARIS (AP) — Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia....
12:48, 06/16/2019

Indonesia needs time to exhaust existing supplies before switch to low-sulphur fuel - transport ministry Indonesia needs more time to comply with global rules requiring low-sulphur marine fuels, its transport ministry said on Monday, citing abundant supply of higher-sulphur fuel....
13:48, 07/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Indonesia media exec says company talking to Disney; tycoon founder denies The director of the investment arm of Indonesian media group Media Nusantara Citra (MNC) said on Tuesday the group was in talks with Walt Disney Co on a possible investment by the U.S. media conglome...
12:36, 06/25/2019

The E.U. Is Unraveling. The Capital Gets That Better Than Most Europe is in a precarious state at the moment: Britain is fumbling toward Brexit, terrorist attacks have wreaked havoc on several cities, another economic slowdown looms. In order to combat these chal...
05:36, 06/13/2019

METALS-Nickel hits 2-week high as Indonesia floods raise supply disruption fears Nickel prices jumped to two-week highs on Friday as flooding in Indonesia, a major producer and exporter of the metal, sparked fears of supply disruptions....
21:48, 06/13/2019

Indonesia woman faces jail time for recording boss’ lewd phone call, he is promoted An Indonesian woman who recorded her boss’ lewd phone call to prove that she was being harassed will serve at least six months in prison for distributing obscene material, meanwhile, her boss got a pr...
10:24, 07/05/2019

Pegatron eyes up to $1 billion Indonesia investment to assemble Apple phone chips: deputy minister Taiwan's Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10-15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to assemble "chips for Apple smartphones", Indo...
05:24, 05/28/2019

The Capital One Breach: What It Means for You A hacker accessed personal information of over 100 million Capital One credit-card customers and applicants. Here’s what you need to know to protect your information....
14:12, 07/30/2019

AT1 capital/CoCo bonds: what you should know Additional tier-1 (AT1) securities and contingent convertible capital instruments, known as CoCo bonds, absorb losses when the capital of the issuing financial institution falls below a supervisor-det...
09:36, 07/16/2019

Europe's new capital of cool As Denmark's "second city," Aarhus is emerging from Copenhagen's shadow. Find out the best things to do in this Danish city on the rise with travelers....
04:48, 05/03/2019

Capital One now needs to double down on technology Banks perform threat analyses on brick-and-mortar branches; cybersecurity needs the same scrutiny, writes David Murphy, Lifehacker's senior tech editor       ...
21:00, 08/07/2019

Inside the Capital One Hack Capital One has prided itself on being a tech-forward bank. But earlier this year, the bank got hacked, and 106 million people had their information stolen. AnnaMaria Andriotis and Liz Hoffman talk ab...
20:12, 08/02/2019

Capital markets across the decades Euromoney has covered every twist and turn of the capital markets since it was launched 50 years ago. Our archive serves as a history lesson for all practitioners in the market today....
11:48, 04/28/2019

How to protect yourself after the Capital One breach Capital One is the latest financial giant to get slammed by a massive data breach, compromising the personal information of more than 100 million of its customers in the US and 6 million in Canada. A ...
14:36, 07/30/2019

Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory in North Sumatra JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory in North Sumatra....
02:48, 06/21/2019

How to turn your retirement plan into an early-retirement plan Interested in financial independence at a much earlier age? That is the goal of those in the increasingly popular FIRE movement.       ...
13:24, 08/10/2019

Car bomber kills at least 17 in Somali capital At least 17 people were killed and more than two dozen were injured Monday when a suicide bomber blew up his car near a Mogadishu hotel, authorities said....
15:24, 07/22/2019

How did state of Texas become the quarterback capital for the NFL? There are 18 NFL quarterbacks from the state of Texas, and 10 of them are starters. How has the Lone Star State become the top producer of pro QBs?       ...
21:36, 08/03/2019

SpaceX Is Seeking More Capital From Investors Elon Musk’s SpaceX is in the middle of another fundraising round, as it tries to ramp up various rocket and spacecraft projects. The company is looking to raise $314 million, which would value the com...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Trump says he is not looking at doing indexing on capital gains President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is not looking at indexing capital gains taxes with the inflation rate, a move which could slash the taxes that investors must pay on their profits from ass...
10:36, 08/21/2019

9 things to do in the yoga capital of the world Although Rishikesh is the self-styled "yoga capital of the world," there's lots more to do there than simply run through vinyasas mouthing "Om Shanti." View this list of top things to do to get starte...
19:36, 06/20/2019

100 "Evitas" take to the streets of Argentina's capital One hundred people have dressed up as Evita Perón and paraded in the streets of Argentina's capital a day before the 100th anniversary of the birth of the charismatic first lady....
16:12, 05/06/2019

Here’s how to make sure you’re safe after the Capital One hack The bank announced Monday that the personal information of about 100 million U.S. customers was compromised. What are the steps you should take if the Capital One hack impacts you?...
08:36, 07/30/2019

Capital One hack may have been bigger than thought The hacker behind the Capital One data breach may have also been responsible for attacks on multiple other companies, law forces have said.Paige Thompson may have stolen data from more than 30 other o...
06:24, 08/15/2019

Afghan capital hit by three bombings, at least eight killed KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan capital was hit by three bombings Thursday, killing at least eight people, including five women and one child, officials said. The morning’s first attack was carr...
01:12, 07/25/2019

Air strikes hit around Yemen's capital: TV, residents Planes from the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen bombed areas around the capital Sanaa on Thursday, residents and the Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV said....
01:36, 06/13/2019

30 years of capital market progress Asia Pacific used to be an afterthought for global banks, but thanks to China, it is now one of the world’s most important financial regions. Where once bond and loan bankers might do 20 deals a year,...
02:36, 06/28/2019

Rockets hit hotel in Libyan capital Rockets hit a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, early on Friday in an attack the internationally recognized government blamed on eastern forces trying to capture the city....
01:48, 05/24/2019

TDR Capital to buy car auctioneer BCA Marketplace for $2.4 billion British private equity firm TDR Capital on Wednesday said it offered to buy car auctioneer BCA Marketplace for about 1.91 billion pounds ($2.42 billion)....
01:36, 06/26/2019

Bus bomb kills at least five in Afghan capital A magnetic bomb blew up a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital on Monday, killing at least five people and wounding 10 in a ball of flame, officials said....
05:24, 06/03/2019

Has Capital One Notified You About Its Data Breach? If you’re a Capital One customer, odds are good that you’re probably wrapped up in the company’s recent data breach—one that affected 106 million people (100 million in the U.S. and six million in Can...
15:24, 07/31/2019

100 “Evitas” take to the streets of Argentina’s capital BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — One hundred people have dressed up as Evita Perón and paraded in the streets of Argentina’s capital a day before the 100th anniversary of the birth of the charisma...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Heavy fighting in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognized government....
20:48, 05/25/2019

Trump says not looking at changing capital gains tax U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is not looking to index capital gains taxes to the inflation rate, which could slash the taxes that investors pay on profits from asset sales, or to cu...
16:12, 08/21/2019

Capital markets: The origin of crises The LDC crisis, Black Monday, LTCM, the GFC – the past 50 years in global finance have been defined by disasters rather than successes. Why do banks and investment banks lurch from crisis to crisis – ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

How to Protect Your Account After the Capital One Hack On Monday night, Capital One reported that a hacker gained access to more than 100 million of their customers’ accounts and credit card applications. According to a press release, this breach included...
10:36, 07/30/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Capital One data breach fallout: How to protect yourself You can stop companies from sharing your credit history with a few clicks. Other tips: check bank statements, and change passwords immediately.       ...
21:00, 07/29/2019

FBI Examining Possible Data Breaches Related to Capital One The Federal Bureau of Investigation is examining whether the hacker charged with stealing data on millions of Capital One customers from an Amazon cloud service successfully hit other targets....
21:00, 07/31/2019

Think the Capital One hacking is bad? Here are 5 of the biggest data breaches ever On the heels of July's news that some 100 million U.S. credit card customers and applicants of Capital One had personal information hacked, here's a look at five of the biggest data breaches...
09:00, 07/30/2019

Explosion in Egypt's Capital Kills at Least 20 People An explosion in Egypt’s capital killed at least 20 people and injured 47, which officials said was caused by a car collision after the magnitude of the blast raised fears of another terrorist attack....
08:12, 08/05/2019

Woodford Patient Capital shares fall 1.7% Shares in Woodford Patient Capital Trust (WPCT), Woodford Investment Management's only listed fund, fell 1.7% at the open on Wednesday after the Financial Times reported it may drop Neil Woodford as.....
08:12, 06/12/2019

Suicide car bomb kills at least 9 in Somalia’s capital Somali police say Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb near the presidential palace in the capital, killing at least nine people, including a former foreign minister...
18:12, 05/22/2019

Capital One Hack Puts Low-Profile CEO in Spotlight Capital One is under scrutiny after a hacker exposed the personal information of some 106 million people, raising questions about the technology CEO Richard Fairbank has promoted....
09:48, 08/03/2019

More than 10 wounded by gunfire in Sudan's capital: doctors More than 10 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday, and some were in serious condition, local doctors told Reuters....
14:48, 05/13/2019

Capital One shares drop on questions over hack Capital One Financial Corp's assurances that a major data breach would have a limited impact on customers or profits failed to convince investors on Tuesday, with the bank's shares down more than 7%....
11:48, 07/30/2019

Capital One Breach Highlights Shortfalls of Encryption The Capital One data theft raises questions about companies’ reliance on security practices that fail to fully protect sensitive information from hackers....
11:24, 08/02/2019

How the Capital One Hacker Stole Data From the Cloud The woman who allegedly pulled off one of the largest-ever bank-data heists appeared to have exploited a vulnerability in the cloud that security experts have warned about for years....
07:12, 08/04/2019

At least 3 killed in suicide car bombing in Somali capital A police officer says a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, killing at least three people....
08:48, 05/14/2019

UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen’s capital CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says it is “deeply saddened” by the targeting of civilians in recent airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, which left at least six dead including four...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Credit Suisse, UBS have boosted capital positions: SNB Switzerland's biggest banks, UBS and Credit Suisse, have improved their capital positions but must strengthen their crisis planning, the Swiss National Bank said on Thursday, citing conclusions of fin...
23:36, 06/12/2019

Rocket fired in Iraqi capital, no casualties A rocket was fired in Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said on Sunday....
15:00, 05/19/2019

3 ways to protect your info after Capital One breach Capital One said that personal information of more than 100 million individuals was compromised in a massive data theft.       ...
11:48, 07/30/2019

Wanted militant blows himself up in Tunisian capital A wanted militant wearing an explosive belt blew himself up in the Tunisian capital after being surrounded by police, the government said on Wednesday, but there were no other casualties....
22:48, 07/02/2019

UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen's capital The U.N. refugee agency says it is "deeply saddened" by the targeting of civilians in recent airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, which left at least six dead including four children, in Yemen's cap...
10:36, 05/17/2019

Who is alleged Capital One hacker Paige Thompson? Capital One hacking suspect Paige Thompson presented herself on social media as a cat-loving software engineer, who found it hard to make friends and was open about her struggles as a transgender woma...
14:12, 07/30/2019

Why private capital will dominate markets for the decades to come Big pools of private capital, led by sovereign wealth funds, private equity sponsors and family offices, now dominate capital formation in the key growth industry sectors of technology and biotech and...
14:00, 04/28/2019

2 police wounded by bomb in car in El Salvador's capital Officials in El Salvador say a street gang put a fake body in an abandoned car to lure police officers into a car-bomb attack, the latest in a round of killings of police and soldiers....
14:48, 04/29/2019

2 police wounded by bomb in car in El Salvador’s capital Officials in El Salvador say a street gang put a fake body in an abandoned car to lure police officers into a car-bomb attack, the latest in a round of killings of police and soldiers...
15:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Catalyst Capital to buy about 10% stake in Hudson's Bay Buyout firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc said on Monday it will acquire a significant stake in Hudson's Bay Co, a move that could block the department store's executive chairman's plans to take it priva...
09:36, 08/19/2019

Tesla closes $2.7 billion capital raise Tesla said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was over-subscribed, giving the electric carmaker much needed cash as it ramps up production. The...
06:48, 05/08/2019

Accused Capital One Hacker May Have Breached Over 30 Other Organizations The Capital One data breach is believed to have exposed the personally identifiable information of more than 100 million customers in both the U.S. and Canada. But a new court filing claims the allege...
12:24, 08/15/2019

Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout The lights have gone out across much of Venezuela’s capital and there are reports that much of the country is also being affected by a massive outage...
16:00, 07/22/2019

Memorial set for 5 slain Capital Gazette employees ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Journalists will gather in a park in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. Trif Alatzas, ...
00:12, 06/28/2019

Afghan officials: bus bombing in capital kills 5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a sticky bomb attached into a bus has detonated in the capital, Kabul, killing five people and wounding 10. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the interior min...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Capital markets: Nepal seeks the right rating Chaos and upheaval in Nepal have given way to growth and stability, and investors have taken note. Capital is flowing in from India and China, while the government pushes ahead with securing its inaug...
02:36, 06/28/2019

Venezuela’s Capital Is in the Dark Again After a Massive Blackout CARACAS, Venezuela — The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few months ago as the government once again accuse...
20:12, 07/22/2019

Einhorn's Greenlight Capital up 18.7% for year: source Hedge fund manager David Einhorn, whose hedge fund Greenlight Capital suffered double digit losses, is up nearly 19 percent in the first four months of 2019, a person familiar with the numbers said......
19:12, 04/30/2019

Tornadoes kill three, hit U.S. Plains state capital Tornadoes killed at least three people in southwest Missouri and slammed into the state capital just before midnight on Wednesday, with rescue workers in Jefferson City searching into the morning for ...
05:48, 05/23/2019

Tesla files for offering to raise capital Tesla Inc filed for a mixed shelf offering for an undisclosed amount on Thursday, a week after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk suggested a capital raise could be imminent....
05:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump says not looking at changing capital gains tax U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is not looking to index capital gains taxes to the inflation rate, which could slash the taxes that investors pay on profits from asset sales, or to cu...
10:36, 08/21/2019

Three killed in two explosions in Nepali capital-police Three people were killed and five others injured on Sunday in two separate explosions in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, but the cause of the blasts was unclear, police said....
07:00, 05/26/2019

Memorial held for 5 Capital Gazette employees Journalists gathered in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. (June 28)        ...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Capital markets: From cottage industry to powerhouse When the newspapers of the day refused to publish prices from the new international bond market growing up at the end of the 1960s, Euromoney was founded to report on the business. The rise of interna...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still in progress and riots in the streets over allegatio...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Leader or killer? A day with 'Barbecue' in Haiti's capital He's known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by crowds of adoring residents who co...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Leader or killer? A day with ‘Barbecue’ in Haiti’s capital PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — He’s known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by...
01:36, 06/07/2019

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednes...
09:48, 07/10/2019

UN: Clashes in Libya's capital are hampering aid, evacuation The U.N. says armed clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli along with random shelling and explosives placed on roads are hampering the evacuation of civilians and the delivery of aid....
12:24, 05/01/2019

11 Killed, 25 Injured as Explosions Rock Somalia’s Capital MOGADISHU, Somalia — A pair of explosions rocked Somalia’s capital and left 11 people dead, the country’s police chief said Saturday, as the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab...
23:24, 06/15/2019

8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia’s capital MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — 8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia’s capital....
11:00, 06/15/2019

Crowds descend on Liberia's capital to protest president Witnesses say scores of demonstrators are descending on Liberia's capital to protest former soccer star-turned-President George Weah and the West African country's economic woes....
06:36, 06/07/2019

Three bombs kill 15 in Afghan capital as U.S. general visits Three bombs rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, officials said, as the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff was meeting top U.S. and NATO officials in the...
02:24, 07/25/2019

Capital One customer data breach rattles investors Capital One Financial Corp's assurances that a major data breach would have a limited impact on customers or profit failed to convince investors on Tuesday, with the bank's shares closing down 5.9%....
15:48, 07/30/2019

8 killed, 16 hurt as explosions rock Somalia’s capital MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An ambulance service says eight people are dead after a pair of explosions in Somalia’s capital. Dr. Abdiqadir Aden with the Aamin ambulance says another 16 people were...
11:00, 06/15/2019

Tunisia's president hospitalized as terror strikes capital Tunisia's aging president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been rushed to hospital after falling "seriously ill." News of the 92-year-old's deteriorating health came as two suicide bombings struck Tunis....
22:00, 06/27/2019

Brazil seeks foreign capital to update transportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil says it will seek to raise at least $45 billion in investments over the next four years for an ambitious plan to improve transportation in South America’s biggest nation...
16:36, 06/27/2019

Capital One Really Dragged Its Ass on the Anti-Hack Stuff: Report Ahead of a massive data breach that exposed the personally identifiable information of more than 100 million people, a new report claims, Capital One may have failed to take measures to better detect ...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Germany planning to set 0.25% countercyclical capital buffer for banks Germany's Financial Stability Board suggested the introduction of a countercyclical capital buffer of 0.25% for banks to ensure lending should there be a sustained downturn in Europe's largest economy...
09:48, 05/27/2019

Explosions in Nepal’s capital leave 3 dead, 5 wounded KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police say three people were killed and at least five others wounded in two different explosions in Nepal’s capital. Police official Shyam Lal Gyawali says authorities ar...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Four killed, seven injured in three explosions in Nepali capital: police Four people were killed and seven others injured on Sunday in three separate explosions in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, and police said they suspected a Maoist splinter group may have been responsib...
09:36, 05/26/2019

Capital One hacker suspected to have stolen data from 30 other companies The hacker involved in the Capital One data breach may have broken into more than 30 other companies, according to a fresh petition filed by federal prosecutors on August 13. The filing didn’t disclos...
01:12, 08/15/2019

China's Centurium Capital raises over $2 billion from GIC, Temasek, others China's Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic startup Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than $2 billion in its debut fund, giving the private equity firm more firepower to cut deals......
01:12, 07/03/2019

Protesters, police clash in Indonesian capital after election The protesters tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election supervisory agency late Tuesday and clashes have continued since then....
21:00, 05/21/2019

EU banks worry about dividends as capital demands jump Major European Union banks face a collective shortfall of 135 billion euros ($153 billion) to meet global capital requirements by 2027, meaning they may need use profits to raise their capital by at l...
01:24, 07/03/2019

Capital One Breach Affects 106 Million Card Applicants Capital One said a hacker accessed the personal information for roughly 106 million credit card customers and applicants, one of the largest data breaches of a big bank....
02:36, 07/30/2019

Senator Asks Amazon for More Details on Capital One Hack A Democratic senator is pressing Amazon.com Inc. for answers on its cloud-computing technology at the heart of the Capital One hack, one of the biggest-ever bank-data thefts....
20:36, 08/05/2019

Capital One data breach: A look at the biggest confirmed breaches ever On Monday, Capital One said it discovered a breach of data affecting more than 100M customers in the U.S. Here's how it compares to other breaches.       ...
11:48, 07/30/2019

Feds say 30 other companies may have been breached by suspected Capital One hacker Investigators say they’ve found a server from the accused Capital One hacker with information from several other companies.       ...
07:36, 08/15/2019

Mick McGuire's Marcato Capital Loses 90% of Assets Assets of Marcato Capital Management, a well-known activist hedge fund that had the backing of billionaire William Ackman, fell to around $250 million at midyear from $3.2 billion in 2015....
14:48, 08/15/2019

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit and a failure to promptly install some software to s...
17:12, 08/15/2019

Water supplies restored to besieged Libyan capital Water supplies to the 2.5 million residents of Tripoli were restored two days after they were cut off by gunmen, officials said on Tuesday, allowing the besieged capital to escape shortages that could...
04:36, 05/21/2019

Libyan capital, under siege, gets water back after 2 days Authorities say the Libyan capital, which has been under attack by commander Khalifa Hifter's forces since last month, has seen its water supplies resume two days after gunmen shut the pipes down, dep...
04:12, 05/21/2019

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose 2.6% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving them a clean bill of health....
07:48, 06/28/2019

U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over how quickly lenders can return capital to sharehold...
15:48, 06/28/2019

Indonesian president sued over congested capital's air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world's most congested cities....
08:48, 07/04/2019

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students that killed at least one person....
23:12, 06/01/2019

1 dead, 17 injured after 3 bombs explode in Afghan capital A sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students left one person dead and wounded ten others, said Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the interior ministry....
05:24, 06/02/2019

Nigerian police, Shi'ite group clash in capital, at least one dead Nigerian police and Shi'ite Muslim protesters clashed in the capital Abuja on Monday and at least one demonstrator was killed, highlighting one of the security challenges faced by the country with Afr...
12:12, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs arm to buy Capital Vision Services Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday that West Street Capital Partners VII, a fund managed by the company's merchant banking unit, will acquire Capital Vision Services LP, to bolster their portfolio...
03:12, 06/03/2019

Sudan Military and Protesters Violently Clash in the Capital Sudanese security forces stormed a monthslong sit-in of civilian protesters in the capital Khartoum, signaling a breakdown in negotiations between the military junta and protest leaders over who shoul...
03:36, 06/03/2019

Mexico president kicks off new capital airport project Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Monday symbolically launched work on a new airport for Mexico City to replace the nearly half-built $13 billion project he cancelled upon taking office...
13:24, 04/29/2019

Wisconsin is the pro-sports MVP capital of the United States. Kind of. Giannis just won the NBA MVP, and data shows there is an argument that Wisconsin-Green Bay is the best pro-sports market for producing MVPs.       ...
17:36, 06/25/2019