Indonesia reports trade surplus

Indonesia posted a surprise trade surplus last month, beating forecasts of a deficit. Imports fell more sharply than exports amid feeble global and domestic...

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,...

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...

RCEP conclusion fails amid India’s withdrawal

A free-trade deal between members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their five trading partners failed to be signed amid India’s...

Indonesian mass murderer dies

Anwar Congo, the former leader of an Indonesian death squad that killed thousands of suspected communists in the Sumatran city of Medan during the...

Palm oil hampers EU trade for Malaysia and Indonesia

Indonesia says it wants to speed up trade talks with the European Union and within a month complete a review of trade with the...

Widodo hands Indonesia defence job to brutal rival

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has named his presidential challenger, Prabowo Subianto, as his defence minister. The disgraced former general is accused of human rights...

Asean coal power plant construction falls

The number of new coal power plants under construction across Asean has fallen over the past two years, causing fears for Australian exporters of...

Indonesia’s Jokowi sworn in for 2nd term amid heightened security

Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo was sworn in on Sunday for a second five-year term at a heavily guarded ceremony in the capital Jakarta—days...

Indonesia’s Papuan lies continue

Indonesia has opened its Sorong Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on a 524-hectare site in the troubled province of West Papua.  Speaking at the inaugural ceremony,...

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UN Report reinforces Singapore’s genius in social engineering

Singaporeans may be wrong in estimating the prevalence of Chinese and Indian nationals in their country, but the government definitely hasn’t missed a beat...

ASEAN-5 growth forecast trimmed as exports slow

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