‘I am no Pinocchio’: Musician Ananda Badudu ready to face cops and voice truths

Musician Ananda Badudu, who is in the police’s crosshairs after commenting on their alleged mistreatment of detained university students, has asserted that he is...

PLN switches gas supplier to Pertamina after Petronas contract ends

State-owned utility company PLN is changing from Malaysia’s Petronas to Indonesia’s Pertamina in providing fuel for its 1,000 megawatt gas-fired power plant in Central...

Australian leader says Trump wanted ‘point of contact’ for Russia probe

Australia's prime minister on Wednesday played down the significance of a call from Donald Trump as "brief and uneventful", despite mounting controversy over a...

Andy Murray battles into China Open last eight

Andy Murray won two ATP Tour singles matches in a row for the first time in more than a year to battle into the...

North Korean projectile may have breached Japan’s EEZ: Tokyo

One of the projectiles fired by North Korea early Wednesday appears to have fallen into Japan's exclusive economic zone, the top government spokesman said. "At...

Ronaldo scores as Juventus brush aside Leverkusen

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal in this season's Champions League, sealing a 3-0 win for Juventus over Bayer Leverkusen in their Group D...

Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a ‘coup’

Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency as a "coup," as his administration pushed back hard against the investigation. Trump's comments...

Flower power: Students in Jakarta hand out blossoms as sign of peaceful protests

Amid heightened security measures following days of protests that ended with clashes, university students took to the streets on Tuesday with flowers in their...

Indonesia gets first female speaker for House of Representatives

Lawmaker Puan Maharani, the former coordinating human development and culture minister and daughter of Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri, has...

Indonesian children have right to express their opinions, be protected from violence: UNICEF

Amid the ongoing mass protests against the government and members of the House of Representatives, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has urged all...

Antam books modest 6 percent profit growth in Q2

Diversified mining company PT Aneka Tambang (Antam) recorded a net profit of Rp 365.75 billion (US$25.67 million) during the first half of the year,...

Erajaya invests in Singapore-based tech startup

Publicly listed retail company PT Erajaya Swasembada has invested in Singapore-based startup Datapro, which provides WiFi on-the-go services for tourists. Erajaya director for marketing communications...

[UPDATED] Hundreds injured, arrested as Jakarta protest ends in clashes on Monday

A protest that took place near the legislative complex in Jakarta on Monday ended in more clashes between demonstrators and security forces, resulting in...

Thirteen police officers questioned over deaths of student protesters in Kendari

The National Police’s internal investigation team is questioning 13 police officers after a demonstration in Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, resulted in the deaths of two...

India defends right to buy Russian arms on US trip

India's foreign minister on Monday defended his country's right to buy a missile defense system from Russia despite the threat of sanctions from the...

Keane backs Solskjaer despite Manchester United’s poor start

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane lent his support to the club's Norwegian manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after their latest disappointing result left them with a point...

American support for impeaching Trump rises to 45 percent: Reuters/Ipsos

The number of Americans who believe President Donald Trump should be impeached rose by 8 percentage points over the past week as more people...

Indonesia says scrapping plans to close Komodo island

Indonesia has decided it does not need to close the eastern island of Komodo next year as planned because its population of rare Komodo...

Students plan to return to streets, continue protest in capital

University students are planning to return to the streets in Jakarta on Tuesday in yet another chapter in a string of protests against the...

Massive iceberg breaks off Antarctica — but it’s normal

A more than 600-square-mile iceberg broke off Antarctica in recent days, but the event is part of a normal cycle and is not related...

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