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1 hr ago | Furniture Today
The ASEAN Furniture Inds. Council has announced the dates of six furniture shows in Southeast Asia as part of a strategy to better promote the region's trade show circuit.
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6 hrs ago | ABC News
Indonesia's president wants to revive a the nation's economy by selling cheap, fuel-efficient cars to an emerging middle-class, but Jakarta's governor says the move will further choke his city's gridlocked streets.
10 hrs ago | West Australian
The U.S. company sold around 12,000 cars from January to October this year, whereas Toyota, the world's biggest car maker, sold more than 350,000.
14 hrs ago | Xinhuanet
Indonesian transport safety commission and police kicked off investigation on Monday's train and fuel tanker crash that killed at least 6 people and injured dozens others, police said here on Tuesday.
An Indonesian court has jailed the disgraced former head of the country's biggest Islamic party for 16 years over a scandal in which bribe money was laundered as gifts for dozens of women, including an adult magazine model.
The railroad crossing collision between an electric commuter train and a gasoline tanker in Pondok Betung, Bintaro, South Jakarta, on Monday has raised concerns about passenger safety and the imminent threat posed by unofficial crossings in the capital.
A campaign to distribute free condoms in Indonesia has been axed after conservative groups claimed it promoted promiscuity, it's reported.
APRIL 5: An Indonesian Playboy magazine photographer shoots a model at a photo shoot on April 5, 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Taiwan's Cheng Shin Rubber Co. Ltd. is moving ahead with plans for a plant in Indonesia, budgeting $320 million for a passenger and motorcycle tire factory in the country's Karawang area.
The Asean Secretariat in cooperation with the French and German embassies, as well as a delegation from the European Union will host the Asean-Europe Economic Dialogue at the Asean Secretariat here Jakarta on Dec 10 and 11, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.
No fewer than four people have been killed when a commuter train collided with a fuel truck near the Indonesian capital Jakarta, derailing a women-only carriage which burst into flames, officials said.
A crowded commuter train crashed into a fuel tanker on the outskirts of the Indonesian capital on Monday, killing at least 10 people in a huge explosion and injuring scores.
At least four people were killed when a commuter train collided with a fuel truck near the Indonesian capital Jakarta, derailing a women-only carriage which burst into flames, officials said.
JAKARTA, Indonesia A commuter train collided with a truck hauling liquefied gas in Jakarta on Monday, sending a fireball of orange flames shooting skyward and killing at least two, an official from the train company said.
Indonesian retailers will mostly plan efficiency measures to defend margins while rolling out better-tailored products for the market as rising costs and lower consumer spending will potentially bridle their business growth next year.