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Welcome Hong Kong move made as battle among exchanges globally to attract and retain listings becomes cutthroat.
With 140,000 Indonesian domestic workers in Hong Kong, officials here and in Jakarta must ensure a fair deal for all parties involved.
Pollution woes are hampering Indonesia’s economic ambitions as more Asian technology firms seek vast new spaces for energy-intensive data centres.
EDPR is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region as it shifts focus from distributed solar installations in Europe to large projects that need land space.
Efforts by Jakarta, the world’s most polluted city, to address the issue reveal the divide between the reality of low-income drivers and the need for cleaner air.
The suspects included five women accused of seducing the victims before asking them to engage in sexual acts during calls, which were recorded.
A Brunei airline has committed to buying a batch of China’s domestically produced aircraft – another step forward in the planes’ path to global procurement.
Thailand, India and the Philippines are all seeing implied returns from forwards higher than recent averages, as Emerging Asian currencies, which have been less attractive than most of their global peers as carry-trade targets over the past year, are now catching up.
Lina Mukherjee was also fined US$16,200 – for which her jail term would be extended by three months if it was not paid – after the video amassed millions of views.
The outgoing Indonesian president says Southeast Asia’s largest economy can attain its fastest expansion in three decades – but only if ‘there’s continuity’.
The Indonesian president says he knows the inner workings of political parties because intelligence reports are his “daily breakfast”.
Indonesia plans to give China the project to extend the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway line to Surabaya.
In 2000, not a single woman from the Asia-Pacific countries served in UN peacekeeping forces. That has changed dramatically, with women from across the region pursuing careers thousands of kilometres from home and family.
Mohammed Farik bin Amin’s possible plea deal could see him give evidence against two others accused of killing some 200 people in the Bali bombings.
The bank is a backer of the Suralaya coal-fired power complex, which is the largest in southeast Asia, and plans to build 2 more would emit 250 million tons of CO2.
Clashes could have been avoided if the details of the relocation package were conveyed clearly to residents, President Jokowi said.
Some 86 per cent of Malaysians said they are in favour of making sharia regulations official law. In Indonesia, nearly two out of three people surveyed were in favour of implementing Islamic regulations over the current secular laws.
Indah Nur Wahyuni told police that she was treated well by her employer and provided no reason for her multiple assaults, which were caught on closed-circuit television.
Lawmakers have said that e-commerce sellers using predatory pricing on social media platforms were threatening offline markets in Indonesia
Controlling emissions from the Suralaya complex could save the country as much as US$960 million each year from preventable deaths, medical bills and work absences, according to a study.
Touted as Malaysia’s top breakfast choice, roti canai ranked first among the ‘Top 50 Best Breads’ by international food guide TasteAtlas.
The death toll from the Friday’s devastating earthquake reached nearly 2,900 on Monday.
China’s property market is expected to recover once economic growth as a whole returned and jobs figures are lifted, but that will take ‘some time’, business leaders note.
A new book written by an Indonesian-Chinese has put a spotlight on “out-of-wedlock” children who grew up during an era when Chinese identity was suppressed.
Singapore currently generates 95 per cent of its electricity from natural gas, but lack of space limits the building of solar and wind farms.