US eyes business deals with Indonesia

The United States is looking to ink concrete business deals with Indonesia as part of its efforts to reduce trade deficit with Asian countries. “We're...

Indonesia turns into timber, furnitures production amid trade war

THE Indonesian government is mulling over banking on its timber and furnitures industry to seize the momentum amid the ongoing trade war between the...

Jokowi’s mixed messages

Jakarta International School. Indonesia’s expat institutions are feeling the pinch. Source: Wikimedia As ever, Indonesia is sending out mixed messages. It wants foreign investment but...

Trade tensions brew between Indonesia, EU over nickel export ban

Trade tensions are heating up between Indonesia and the European Union (EU) after the latter complained to the World Trade Organization (WTO) about the...

Widodo scraps offshore LNG project

Saumlaki harbour, Yamdena, near the Masela field. Source: Wikimedia Indonesian President Joko Widodo has rejected Inpex Corp and Royal Dutch Shell's proposal to build the world's largest...

Jakarta’s religious card 

The future of one of the world's largest cities, Jakarta, lies in the balance. As ethnicity and religion have been increasingly exploited, the colossal...

Borneo fires on rise 

Indonesia has detected a growing number of wild fires as dry weather continues. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said satellite pictures showed there were...

Coral crash sparks Indonesia backlash 

The Raja Ampat islands have some of the world’s most fascinating reefs. The huge British-registered cruise ship which ripped through one of the world's...

Rally backs Jakarta governor 

Jakarta Muslims demand the removal of the governor. Source: YouTube Tens of thousands of Indonesian protesters have attended a "unity rally" in Jakarta to counter...

Water pollution hampers treatment plants in Indonesia

Operations of two water treatment plants in Indonesia have been hampered following a liquor waste pollution that flowed into the Bengawan Solo River. Bayu Tunggul,...

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