Edition:
United Kingdom

Indonesia

Indonesian Energy Minister Jonan expects mining deal with Freeport this month

Photo

JAKARTA Indonesia expects to strike an agreement this month to allow Freeport McMoRan Inc to keep operating its huge copper mine in Papua in the coming decades, the country's mining and energy minister said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Indonesia c.bank surprises with rate cut in bid to spur growth 22 Aug 2017

* Governor: BI position 'remains neutral' (Adds quotes, details, background)

Photo

Indonesia to buy $1.14 billion worth of Russian jets 22 Aug 2017

JAKARTA Indonesia will buy 11 Sukhoi fighter jets worth $1.14 billion from Russia in exchange for cash and Indonesian commodities, two cabinet ministers said on Tuesday.

Photo

Indonesia court scraps new ride-hailing tariff rules 22 Aug 2017

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA Indonesia's Supreme Court has ruled that tariff ranges imposed by the government last month on online ride-hailing services are illegal, saying they impede competition.

Indonesia court scraps new ride-hailing tariff rules 22 Aug 2017

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA, Aug 22 Indonesia's Supreme Court has ruled that tariff ranges imposed by the government last month on online ride-hailing services are illegal, saying they impede competition.

Photo

Indonesian police name six suspects after labour unrest at Freeport's Grasberg mine 21 Aug 2017

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Kanupriya Kapoor and Fergus Jensen

Indonesian police name six suspects after labour unrest at Freeport's Grasberg mine 21 Aug 2017

JAKARTA, Aug 21 Police in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua have named six people as suspects out of 17 arrested on Saturday after a violent demonstration by former mine workers at Freeport McMoRan Inc's Grasberg copper mine, a police spokesman said.

Photo

Malaysia apologises for Indonesia flag blunder, reprinting regional games guide 20 Aug 2017

KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA Malaysia apologised on Sunday for the upside-down printing of Indonesia's flag in the souvenir guidebook for the Southeast Asia Games, which officials said is being withdrawn and reprinted.

Photo

Indonesia's central bank seen holding key rate despite weak consumption: Reuters poll 18 Aug 2017

JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank is expected to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Tuesday despite sluggish private consumption that is denting economic growth, a Reuters poll showed.

Photo

Reformed ex-militants in Indonesia mark Independence Day 17 Aug 2017

TENGGULUN, Indonesia Fifteen years since they were members of a radical Islamist group that killed 202 people on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali, Ali Fauzi and Sumarno are building peace instead of bombs.

Photo

U.S. puts more pressure on Pakistan to help with Afghan war

WASHINGTON The United States suggested on Tuesday it could cut U.S. aid to Pakistan or downgrade Islamabad's status as a major non-NATO ally to pressure the South Asian nation to do more to help it with the war in Afghanistan. | Video