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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Thursday warned of possible security threats during the Christmas and New Year celebrations as a result of the intensifying political competition ahead of the 2014 elections.
Mainboard-listed Centurion Corp has bought a 77,715 sq ft piece of land in Jakarta, Indonesia to develop worker accommodation.
Shares of Indonesian palm oil company PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana rose as much as 6 percent above its initial public offering price in its trading debut on the Jakarta stock exchange on Thursday.
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.
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.
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)
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.