Philippines eyes Indonesia-made combat vehicles

The Philippine National Defense Department has expressed interest in buying combat vehicles from Indonesia’s state-owned weapons manufacturer PT Pindad. "If our end user is interested,...

In virus-hit China, coat maker adapts to make hazmat suits

The coronavirus outbreak in China is preventing clothing manufacturer Ugly Duck Industry from resuming its normal production of winter coats, so it has pivoted...

Singaporean man earlier suspected of COVID-19 buried in Batam

A Singaporean man who was suspected to have contracted the novel coronavirus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) but reportedly died of “another...

Number of US coronavirus cases of unknown origin climbs to four

US public health officials said they have identified four "presumptive" coronavirus cases believed to have emerged from community transmission of the infection, signaling...

Coronavirus tests clear 167 of possible UAE Tour exposure

Tests on 167 people have proved negative for coronavirus after they were feared to have been exposed to two infected Italian participants of...

LA soccer team gets record-setting $700 million-plus valuation

Owners of the Los Angeles Football Club have partially bought out a stake held by Malaysian businessman Vincent Tan in a deal that values...

World’s richest lose $444 billion after hellish week for markets

Last week was an expensive one for most investors, even for billionaires. The combined fortunes of the world’s 500 richest people fell by US$444 billion...

‘Indonesia’s new capital city will be very special,’ Tony Blair says

Former British prime minister Tony Blair has said he is confident Indonesia’s new capital city will be a special place, describing the capital relocation plan as...

For grieving families, Afghan peace deal brings doubt as well as hope

For mother-of-four Nasima, the prospect of lasting peace in Afghanistan is almost too good to be true. The 45-year-old, whose husband Nasir Ahmad was killed...

Russia asks citizens to avoid foreign travel over virus fears

A senior Russian official on Saturday called on citizens of the country to refrain from non-essential travel abroad over fears about the growing number...

Syria’s Aleppo airport receives first scheduled flight in eight years

A SyrianAir passenger plane landed on Wednesday at Aleppo's civilian airport, the first scheduled flight to touch down in the country's war-devastated economic hub...

Taman Sari’s evicted residents pursue alternative avenues after court loss

Residents who were evicted from Taman Sari subdistrict in Bandung, West Java, have filed more than 100 complaints to the government’s online public-service complaint...

Virus-hit Jaguar rushes car parts to UK in suitcases: Reports

Indian-owned Jaguar Land Rover is rushing through deliveries of small car parts to Britain from China, where supply chains are hit by the deadly...

China retreats online to weather coronavirus storm

Virus-phobia has sent hundreds of millions of Chinese flocking to online working options, with schools, businesses, government departments, medical facilities – even museums and...

Tourist tests positive for coronavirus eight days after return from Bali: Chinese authorities

Authorities in Anhui province, China, have reported that a Chinese national who visited Bali late last month has tested positive for the novel coronavirus...

China retail shutdowns spread as virus concerns grow

Neither the glitzy jewelry stores in China’s upscale shopping malls nor its spicy hotpot restaurants that once saw long waiting lines are likely to...

Coronavirus outbreak ‘just beginning’ outside China, says expert

The coronavirus epidemic may be peaking in China where it was first detected in the central city of Wuhan but it is just beginning...

AGO uncovers millions of suspicious transactions involving Jiwasraya’s investment instruments

The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has uncovered millions of suspicious transactions involving state-owned insurance company Jiwasraya’s investment instruments, lending credence to accusations of investment...

‘We will trace his movements’: Bali officials respond to report of coronavirus-infected tourist

The Bali Health Agency says it will investigate and verify the information that a Chinese tourist who traveled from Wuhan to Bali last month...

Erick Thohir to shake up executives at state lenders

The State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Ministry will shake up executives at three state-owned banking giants this week, Minister Erick Thohir said on Wednesday. Erick, however, brushed...

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