France’s Lebas wins 2019 Tour de Indonesia title, despite no stage wins

Despite not winning a single stage in the 2019 Tour de Indonesia, France's Thomas Lebas came out on top as the overall winner of...

23 crew members unaccounted for in ship attack

The fate of 23 of 36 sailors aboard the fishing vessel KM Mina Sejati remains unclear after an incident in the Aru Sea, Maluku...

KPK leadership race narrowed to 20 candidates

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) announced on Friday the names of 20 candidates for leadership posts who have passed the profile assessment phase. Comprising 17...

Bang & Olufsen soars after chairman says he’s ready to sell

Bang & Olufsen was on track for its best trading day since the beginning of the year after its chairman signaled that the beleaguered...

Anies advises residents to save water during dry season

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has advised residents to be frugal when using water and to reuse water to anticipate water shortages during the current dry...

Mayapada seeks to raise Rp 45.55 billion from rights issue

Publicly listed private lender Bank Mayapada is set to launch a rights issue to raise Rp 45.55 billion (US$3.19 million) from the sale of 455.49...

Police uncover South Jakarta apartment sales fraud scheme

The Jakarta Police uncovered a scam involving the sale of fictional apartments in Ciputat, South Tangerang, Banten, and have arrested three suspects. A business entity...

Putin vows ‘symmetric response’ to US missile test

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he has ordered the military to prepare a "symmetric response" after Washington tested a formerly banned missile. Putin...

Australian state ends Chinese education program over foreign interference fears

Australia's most populous state said it will axe a Chinese-funded education programme that teaches Mandarin in schools amid fears over potential foreign influence. The Confucius...

Fake policemen with fake guns threatening people in Central Jakarta

Two men have been arrested for allegedly trying to extort and intimidate people by pretending to be police officers, even pointing fake guns at...

Florida executes killer who targeted gay men

A confessed murderer linked to a months-long killing spree in 1994 that targeted older gay men was executed Thursday in the US state of...

Former Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders joins Fox News

Fox News, part of media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s empire, signed former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders as a contributor to provide political...

Indonesia threatens to halt Airbus jet orders over palm oil feud

Indonesia is pushing its domestic airlines to halt purchase of Airbus SE planes in retaliation for curbs imposed by the European Union on use...

Ikea goes ahead with $1.4 billion China investment despite slowing growth

Home furnishing giant Ikea has seen sales growth soften for three consecutive years in China as the country grapples with a slowing economy and...

Amazon fires: How celebrities are spreading misinformation

Many high-profile figures seeking to denounce the fires in the Amazon -- from Madonna and Cristiano Ronaldo to Leonardo DiCaprio and Emmanuel Macron...

NasDem politician named suspect for making ‘racist’ speech

The Tanjungpinang Police have named Bobby Jayanto, the chairman of NasDem Tanjungpinang branch in Riau as a suspect of a "racist" speech.  During a prayer for marine...

Military private stands trial for killing, mutilating girlfriend, faces life imprisonment

Prosecutors at the Palembang Military Court in South Sumatra have demanded a life sentence for Second Pvt. Deri Pramana, who stands accused of “intentionally...

Google says YouTube campaign targeted Hong Kong protests

YouTube on Thursday said it disabled 210 channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. The...

Budget spat puts Boeing contract for AWACS upgrades at risk: Sources

A dispute over budgeting processes could delay NATO's efforts to finalize a $1 billion contract to extend the life of 14 aging Boeing E-3A...

US SEC fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle foreign corruption charges

Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than US$16 million to settle charges that it violated US corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign...

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