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As the US confirms the two leaders will meet at the Apec summit, China rightly remains guarded, but signs are both desperately want to go ahead.
A deluge of investments into Indonesia’s refining capacity over the past few years has led to an ‘oversupply’, experts say.
The lack of funding over the past few months has forced businesses to cut costs and find quicker paths towards achieving profits, but parts of Asia are now experiencing a boom.
First-time hike Tita Cahyani is being treated for extensive burns after escaping spewing rock and ash from the erupting Marapi volcano this weekend.
Analysts say Indonesian voters see the pairing as remaining just ‘like Jokowi’s era’, while Prabowo benefits from his rival Anies’ lack of branding.
The plan, which involves releasing Aedes aegypti mosquitoes injected with the Wolbachia bacteria in Bali, has now been put on hold indefinitely.
Rescuers are contending with bad weather and terrain constraints, as the scouring wind brings intense heat from Mount Marapi’s multiple eruptions.
Indonesia climbed 14 places in graduate business school INSEAD’s Global Talent Competitiveness Index, making it the world’s second-biggest gainer after Albania. Singapore was only pipped to the No 1 spot by Switzerland.
Loopholes have allowed existing power plants such as Suralaya room for expansion, while the government’s pledges also exclude so-called captive coal.
The Southeast Asian nation has the largest geothermal reserves in the world, but experts are split over whether game-changing amounts of energy can be produced given the costs of drilling and insufficient government support.
The bodies of the climbers were discovered on Monday as a search for 12 more missing people was temporarily halted over safety concerns.
Move by Jakarta to make it easier for foreigners to buy property in Southeast Asia’s largest economy is expected to boost sales for Swire Properties’ luxury joint venture project.
The Cirebon-1 coal-fired power plant is scheduled to close almost seven years earlier than planned under the ADB’s Energy Transition Mechanism program, which helps countries cut their carbon emissions.
The supervising teacher said there was a commotion among the students and, on closer inspection, he found a student with a baby beside her. The student was taken to a community health centre for help.
Analysts say Nusantara is a ‘huge drain on the public purse’ and likely to be an increasingly controversial issue in the run-up to the February polls.
With northern Gaza ‘destroyed’, volunteers at the bombed Indonesian Hospital have joined thousands of others in seeking refuge in the south of the strip.
Hozon New Energy Automobile has started assembling vehicles in Thailand at its first overseas factory as it steps up its efforts to tap the Southeast Asian market.
From countries joining China’s agricultural monitoring system to Hong Kong’s children suffering from mental disorders, here are a few highlights from SCMP’s recent reporting.
Indonesia has a history of first ladies facing ‘political misogyny’ in which they often bore the brunt of their husbands’ missteps, ‘failings’.
The possible ban would cover the state security sector, not the general public. In Indonesia, meanwhile, state media reported the video-sharing app had applied for a government e-commerce permit.
Malaysia’s foreign ministry said the group were stranded in Laukkaing, a town known as a notorious hub for major organised crimes. An Indonesian and a Hongkonger were also evacuated.
Several Indonesian media outlets have reportedly been intimidated over their negative coverage of several China-linked projects.
The new addition brings the total number of Sumatran rhinos in the herd at Way Kambas National Park to 10. Fewer than 80 of the near-extinct animals remain.
Prabowo Subianto is riding high in the polls, as his ‘adorable’ social-media campaign wins over a younger generation largely unfamiliar with his contentious strongman past.
Confusion over Jokowi’s legacy project to shift the nation’s capital, as well as ‘election drama’ and high interest rates are pushing investors to adopt a wait-and-see approach, critics say.
Firli Bahuri, head of the Corruption Eradication Commission, is the latest official in the administration of President Joko Widodo to face corruption allegations.
Suprianda was mauled to death last week while feeding his employer’s pet, which authorities suspect is a Sumatran tiger.
Addressing G20 leaders for the first time since the start of the war, the Russian president said Moscow had never refused peace talks with Kyiv.