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Indonesia to raise prospect of joint patrols with Australia in South China Sea - report

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SYDNEY Indonesia President Joko Widodo will discuss the prospect of joint patrols with Australia in the South China Sea when he meets his counterpart Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the weekend.

Indonesia to raise prospect of joint patrols with Australia in S.China Sea - report 10:29pm GMT

SYDNEY, Feb 24 Indonesia President Joko Widodo will discuss the prospect of joint patrols with Australia in the South China Sea when he meets his counterpart Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the weekend.

Eramet revives Indonesia nickel project with Tsingshan partnership 7:07pm GMT

PARIS France's Eramet announced a preliminary agreement with Chinese steelmaker Tsingshan Group to revive a nickel mining project in Indonesia that Eramet had frozen during a downturn in nickel markets.

Indonesia govt to give tax office access to banking data soon - tax chief 8:36am GMT

JAKARTA, Feb 23 The Indonesian government will soon issue a regulation that will give its tax office access to the banking industry's data on savings accounts, the head of the tax office said on Thursday, as authorities step up efforts to crack down on tax evaders.

Indonesia orders recall of 'vulgar' children's sex-education book 22 Feb 2017

JAKARTA Indonesia has ordered a publisher to withdraw a sex-education book for children, which addresses the subject of masturbation, for being too vulgar.

Indonesia orders recall of "vulgar" children's sex-education book 22 Feb 2017

JAKARTA, Feb 22 Indonesia has ordered a publisher to withdraw a sex-education book for children, which addresses the subject of masturbation, for being too vulgar.

Indonesia's big banks told to submit plans for coping with a crisis 22 Feb 2017

JAKARTA, Feb 22 Indonesia's biggest banks must write up plans for recovering from potential insolvency, a measure to ensure that authorities do not have to bail them out, the chairman of the banking regulator said on Wednesday.

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Saudi king to visit Indonesia in March with entourage of 1,500 - Indonesian officials 21 Feb 2017

JAKARTA Saudi Arabia's King Salman will visit Jakarta and Bali on the Indonesian leg of his Asian tour next month, bringing 1,500 people in his entourage including 10 ministers, Indonesian officials said.

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Candidate vying to lead Indonesian capital denies pandering to Islamists 21 Feb 2017

JAKARTA A former education minister in Muslim-majority Indonesia facing a run-off vote against a Christian to be Jakarta governor, on Tuesday denied pandering to Islamists to win support and said he could unite the capital after a divisive election.

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Candidate vying to lead Indonesian capital denies pandering to Islamists 21 Feb 2017

JAKARTA A former education minister in Muslim-majority Indonesia facing a run-off vote against a Christian to be Jakarta governor, on Tuesday denied pandering to Islamists to win support and said he could unite the capital after a divisive election.

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Exclusive - Trump wants to expand U.S. nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack," saying the United States has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity. | Video