3:49 pm March 6, 2015 | No Comment
Construction on the 2,700 kilometer Trans-Sumatra toll road, which will link Lampung to Aceh, is due to start in April, President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday.
3:07 pm March 6, 2015 | 2 Comments
Four men were arrested by the National Police’s anti-terrorism squad in Poso, Central Sulawesi, on Wednesday over their alleged support for one of Indonesia's most wanted men.
2:25 pm March 6, 2015 | No Comment
Gresik in East Java will host the second round of top-tier volleyball tournament Pertamina Proliga this weekend.
12:03 am March 6, 2015 | 3 Comments
The State Palace emphasized on Thursday that it was not curbing the powers of the national antigraft agency, which has since its inception, successfully jailed hundreds of corrupt officials, law enforcers and even politicians.
12:03 am March 6, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo’s plan to issue a regulation focusing more on graft prevention rather than enforcement — meaning investigation, arrest and prosecution — is a troubling shift of the country’s graft eradication policy in the wrong direction. In an ideal world, prevention and prosecution are equally important. Indonesia is far from ideal. The term “corruption” […]
10:38 pm March 5, 2015 | 4 Comments
Although Indonesia has significant growth and economic potential, with BCG predicting the number of people in the middle and affluent class to double to 141 million by 2020, it seems that Indonesia is still not a magnet for global talent. The country is also struggling to attract members of the Indonesian diaspora to return home.
10:04 pm March 5, 2015 | No Comment
Isuzu Astra Motor Indonesia, a joint venture of the Japanese car manufacturer and Indonesia largest car distributor Astra International, will start next month operation of its new factory in Karawang, West Java to keep up with market demand.
10:00 pm March 5, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesian businesses are bracing for rising costs as the rupiah heads to its weakest level since 1998, amid rising concerns of the country's widening trade balance.
6:58 pm March 5, 2015 | No Comment
Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90 percent market share, ONE Championship (ONE), has announced that the next three events in China will take place in Xian, Guangzhou and Shenyang.
3:08 pm March 5, 2015 | No Comment
Since the US became an independent republic in 1789, almost 400 parent-child duos and more than 190 pairs of siblings have served in Congress.
1:52 pm March 5, 2015 | No Comment
Chinese flyweight star and multiple-time Olympic games gold medallist, Zou Shiming (6-0, 1 KO’s) will be vying for the IBF World Flyweight Championship opposite fellow undefeated Thai champion Amnat Ruenrong