Malaysia's Sime Darby to Restructure Before Spinning off Units

Sime Darby said it would restructure itself to ensure 'an optimal capital structure' for the plantations and property businesses that it plans to spin off.

28 February 2017 | 08:30 PM


Development of National Athletes Starts With Regional Gov't: Sports Minister

Grooming potential athletes to compete on an international stage must begin from regional governments, Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi said.

28 February 2017 | 08:24 PM


Bandung Bomber Is Afiliated With Islamic State: Police

The National Police said on Tuesday that Bandung bomber Yayat Cahdiyat is affiliated with the Islamic State movement.

28 February 2017 | 08:24 PM


Malaysia's Currency Curbs Boomerang on Bond Markets

When Malaysia forced foreign investors in its markets not to dabble in offshore derivatives in its currency last year, its target was speculative pressure on the ringgit, but it appears to have shot itself in the foot.

28 February 2017 | 08:00 PM


Indonesian Air Force Steps Up Security Ahead of King Salman's Visit to Bali

The Indonesian Air Force has stepped up security preparations ahead of the arrival of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud in Bali on Saturday.

28 February 2017 | 07:48 PM


Ahok's Lawyers Reject Testimony by Prosecution's Expert Witnesses

Ahok's lawyers rejected the testimony of expert witnesses presented by state prosecutors in the incumbent Jakarta governor's blasphemy trial on Tuesday.

28 February 2017 | 07:45 PM


Good Health, Good Human Resources, Good GDP: Jokowi

Tuberculosis, dengue fever and malnutrition have been holding back the competitiveness of Indonesia's workforce, Jokowi said on Tuesday (28/02).

28 February 2017 | 07:43 PM


Philippine President Says Some Police to Rejoin War on Drugs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he would recall some police to fight his controversial war on drugs.

28 February 2017 | 07:16 PM


Jakarta KPU Releases Vote Recapitulation

The result shows Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama and Djarot Saiful Hidayat have secured majority of votes. Jakarta KPU says once the result is announced, candidate pairs or their representatives will have the chance to file lawsuits to the Constitutional Court, if they do not agree with the result.

28 February 2017 | 06:25 PM


Constitutional Court Eyes Election Complaints

The Consitutional Court has been receiving complaints on various alleged frauds occurred on the 2017 simultaneous regional elections.

28 February 2017 | 06:23 PM