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Last minute efforts by negotiators to reach a compromise on the agriculture issue at the ninth World Trade Organization Ministerial Meeting could be in vain, with talks reaching their final day on Friday.
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Indonesia's government will proceed with a plan to ban all mineral-ore exports next year after it received backing from parliament, said Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Jero Wacik.
A TRUCK driver has been killed and homes are without power in Scotland as a huge storm with gale-force winds hits Europe.
Indonesian authorities have separately arrested a German man and an Austrian woman for attempting to smuggle methamphetamines into the country, officials said today.
A court in Indonesia has sentenced 14 Rohingya asylum seekers from Myanmar to nine months in jail for their role in a deadly brawl at an Indonesian detention center where eight Buddhist fishermen were killed.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is set to contact Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over India's stance during the ongoing World Trade Organization negotiations in Bali, which could imperil the future of the trade body.
Thai Lion Air, a subsidiary of Indonesian airline firm Lion Group in Thailand, made its maiden flight on Wednesday from its base at Bangkok's Don Muang International Airport to the northern city of Chiang Mai.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has assigned Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa to play a leading role in Indonesia-Australia discussions on sensitive issues in a bid to repair the two countries' relationship, which has been severely damaged by the alleged spying by Australian intelligence.
During the last two days, dozens of articles in the Australian media have described Australian intelligence's clumsy efforts to harass and restrict an Australian attorney and witness for Timor-Leste's case which is bringing the CMATS non-boundary treaty to arbitration this week.
Every year, November 16 is observed as International Day for Tolerance since 1996 by UN member states with educational and informative activities directed towards establisments to encourage tolerance, respect, dialogue, solidarity, and cooperation among different cultures, civilization, and peoples.
SYDNEY Joe Biden is in Asia this week on a trip designed to improve relations with China, an emerging superpower and rival of the United States, but also to reassure U.S. allies such as Japan and South Korea of America's staying power in the face of China's rise.
Singgasana Hotels and Resorts today announced a partnership with Trust International to use a wide array of Trust's hotel distribution services , including CRS , GDS , IDS , IBE , Mobilebooker , and PMS Interface.
The fight against rampant corruption in the country has not made much progress in the past year, Berlin-based Transparency International has revealed in its annual Corruption Perception Index for 2013.
A worker prepares the venue ahead of the ninth World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference in Nusa Dua, on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, yesterday.
The Indonesian Consulate General in Hong Kong has confirmed based on information obtained from the Hong Kong authority, that an Indonesian migrant worker, Tri Mawarti, 36, has H7N9 avian influenza.