JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank, hoping it can spur faster growth at home despite a global slowdown, surprisingly cut its key interest rate for a second time in two months on Thursday.
* Low inflation helps make "pre-emptive" cut possible -
JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday sought to ease tension after violent protests in several cities in Papua in response to claims of racist abuse and physical mistreatment of students from the country's easternmost region.
JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday proposed a 2,528.8 trillion rupiah ($177.56 billion) budget to parliament for 2020, focusing spending on human resources, which was central in his re-election campaign.
JAKARTA, Aug 6 Indonesia's push to cut its
reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account
gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of funding
-- digitally savvy millennials.
JAKARTA Indonesia's push to cut its reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of funding -- digitally savvy millennials.
JAKARTA Indonesia's parliament approved on Thursday an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage victims of sexual abuse from speaking out.
JAKARTA Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday.
JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in nearly two years on Thursday in a bid to lift sluggish economic growth, moving as expected ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
JAKARTA Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumours alleging Chinese involvement in post-election unrest that has raised fears of ethnic violence.