Norway to Support West Sumatra in Forest Conservation

The Norwegian environment ministry and the government of West Sumatra will work together to save 2 million hectares of the province's forests.

13 January 2017 | 02:57 PM


BNN Claims There Are More Than 60,000 Drug Users in Bali

The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) says its data reveal that 2 percent of the population in Bali, a total of more than 61,000 people, are drug users.

13 January 2017 | 02:38 PM


China Says Protectionist Trump May Limit Growth of Its Exports

US President Donald Trump may limit the growth of China's exports by imposing greater trade protectionist measures.

13 January 2017 | 02:33 PM


Australia Says TPP Not Dead, Despite Trump Opposition

Australia has declared the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) not dead ahead of key trade talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Sydney on Saturday (14/01), despite opposition to the trade pact from US President-elect Donald Trump.

13 January 2017 | 01:21 PM


Where Do the Children Play

Former red light district Kalijodo was revamped last year under a Jakarta government plan to clean up the city and provide better public facilities.

13 January 2017 | 01:07 PM


Sritex Aims for Double Digit Profit Growth After Production Expansion

One of Indonesia's largest textile companies is predicting double digit net income growth in 2017 following an increase in production capacity last year.

13 January 2017 | 12:15 PM


As the Smog Lifts, China's Ports Grapple With Huge Traffic Jam of Ships

A huge traffic jam of hundreds of ships carrying coal and iron ore into China has built up outside key ports like Tianjin and Caofeidian, just as winter demand hits its peak ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday later this month.

13 January 2017 | 11:54 AM


Reza Rahadian Searches for His Lost Soulmate in Second Season of 'Halfworlds'

Actor Reza Rahadian said his return to the second season of HBO Asia original series "Halfworlds" as Demit Tony mainly revolves around a quest to find his soulmate, Ros.

13 January 2017 | 11:49 AM


Arifin Putra Says the Second Season of 'Halfworlds' is Motivated by Hope

Star of "The Raid 2: Berandal" Arifin Putra said he is happy to return to the second season of HBO Asia original series "Halfworlds" and reprise his role as Halfbreed Barata, adding that the new installment brings new changes to the audience.

13 January 2017 | 11:14 AM


Dayak Youth Protest Prompts MUI Secretary General to Abandon Sintang Visit

The arrival of a leader of Indonesia's highest Islamic clerical council in Sintang, West Kalimantan, on Thursday (12/01) drew strong rejection from a group of Dayak youths, who accused him of having insulted the tribe.

13 January 2017 | 10:42 AM