Indonesia is seeking to more than triple its spice exports in 2015 to take advantage of the world's growing spice trade, a move that could see it revive its glory years as a world renowned spice exporter.
Singapore's law enforcement agencies arrested some 340 people in a four-day island-wide blitz which lasted from May 20 to 23.
The Tier 2 designation indicates that "violations engaged in or tolerated by the government are particularly severe." It means that the country is on the threshold of joining Burma, China, Saudi Arabia, and North Korea as the world's worst violators of religious freedom.
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Myanmar's President Thein Sein in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on May 20, 2013.
The increasing real estate trend in Indonesia, especially in established cities such as Jakarta and Surabaya, contributed to the robust growth of home improvement and gardening stores.
Police have arrested eight young men aged between 15 and 20 years old, who are believed to be involved in a case of rioting.
If Ignasius Jonan, the youthful boss of the state-owned Kereta API national rail way, has his way, Indonesia will soon see the rebirth of the golden age of rail , with trains replacing many of the trucks carrying freight across populous Java.
Standard Chartered is "very positive about Asean as a whole," Sands, 51, said in an interview, referring to the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations .
Children attend a training session of the Bogor government soccer school at Pajajaran stadium in Bogor March 10, 2013.
The U.S. is expressing concern over increased attacks on religious minorities in Indonesia, but human rights groups accuse Washington of downplaying the problem as it looks to forge stronger relations with Jakarta.
They said it sends the wrong message about a country where religious minorities face increasing violence and persecution.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono walks with Myanmar's then-prime minister, Gen.
As Myanmar's leaders push a series of political and economic changes, they are also having to deal with recent strife between the majority Buddhists and minority Muslims, or Rohingya.
Indonesia's elite anti-terrorism squad arrested two suspected militants, including a would-be suicide bomber, in connection with a plot to bomb the Myanmar Embassy, police said Thursday.
Indonesian handset distributor, PT Erajaya Swasembada is reported to have signed a partnership with Taiwan's Foxconn Technology to set up a local handset manufacturing plant.
Indonesia AirAsia's new service to Johor Bahru simply had to feature the mascots of Legoland Malaysia, one of the major tourist draws in the area.
Garuda Indonesia commenced operations on two domestic routes last week, as it connected its Jakarta base with Bengkulu on the west coast of Sumatra, and Tanjung Pinang , the second-largest city of the Indonesian Riau Islands located 40 kilometres off the Singaporean shore.