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3 hrs ago | Business Times
HONG KONG: Asian markets eased yesterday, following a lead from Wall Street, as investors looked to next week's United States Federal Reserve policy meeting with speculation growing that the bank will cut its stimulus programme.
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7 hrs ago | Suria
Indonesian police warned Thursday that Islamic extremists may be planning to target worshippers at Christmas and New Year celebrations in the capital Jakarta and other parts of the country.
8 hrs ago | Reuters
Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: 2014 Outlook: Indonesia Residential Property here JAKARTA/SYDNEY, December 11 Fitch Ratings says in a special report released today that Indonesian residential property developers will face a more challenging operating environment in 2014, due to stricter mortgage rules, a higher average selling price base and buyers ... (more)
12 hrs ago | The Tennessean
What's so wrong with palm oil, from the palm trees that bear fruit, not coconuts? Well, if you listen to environmentalists and animal-rights advocates along with nutrition and health experts, they'll tell you it's something close to poison.
The head of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force has stressed the importance of international cooperation in disaster relief efforts.
JAKARTA, Indonesia and LONG BEACH, N.Y. , Dec. 11, 2013 -- PT Bank Central Asia Tbk , one of the leading commercial banks in Indonesia , and Planet Payment, Inc. , a leading international and multi-currency payment processor, today announced the launch of Planet Payment's Pay in Your Currency service to BCA's portfolio of merchants across ... (more)
Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has proposed that Japan provide 1.4 billion dollars' worth of new yen loans to Indonesia for infrastructure projects.
Skidmore, Owings & Mills have just unveiled their centerpiece design for Pertamina's new headquarters: a futuristic "energy beacon" that dramatically pierces Jakarta's skyline.
JAKARTA: Hotel giant Accor said Wednesday it plans to open more than 200 hotels in the Asia-Pacific in the coming years, highlighting continued confidence in the region despite slowing growth in key markets.
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.
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.
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.
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.