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Jokowi says his reforms are a success with Indonesia’s economic growth...

JAKARTA — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said government reforms to boost the economy are starting to pay off, enabling it to embark on the...

Metro Pacific expanding into Indonesia

METRO PACIFIC Investments Corp. (MPIC) is expanding into Indonesia, as its toll road unit raised its stake in infrastructure holding company PT Nusantara Infrastructure...

Indonesia’s Finance chief says no stigma in China links

JAKARTA -- Indonesia is open to all foreign investment and any stigma attached to China is likely driven by a lack of information or...

Philippine builder gets contract for $980-M Indonesian LNG terminal

ATLANTIC, Gulf and Pacific Co. (AG&P) will build and operate a $980-million liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal in Bantaeng, South Sulawesi that will...

Indonesia, Vietnam look to blaze trail for solar in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA -- Indonesia and Vietnam are looking to join Thailand in blazing a trail for solar power in Southeast Asia, introducing targets to fire...

Ride-hailing firm Grab pulls gory Indonesia ad

JAKARTA — Ride-hailing start-up Grab has withdrawn an advertisement in Indonesia after the video’s portrayal of a woman covered in blood sparked an online...

Words, history, and traffic

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman WHILE JAKARTA, Indonesia may not be a top favorite on lists of the best foodie places in Southeast Asia,...

Red Bull apologizes to Indonesia over offensive ad

JAKARTA — Red Bull has publicly apologized for shooting a commercial in which an athlete performed acrobatic stunts across one of Indonesia’s ancient holy...

Indonesia plans peat monitoring system to curb choking haze

JAKARTA -- Indonesia is planning a hi-tech monitoring network to protect peatland at the center of last year’s raging fires that cloaked Southeast Asia...

Indonesia plans tougher punishments for poachers

JAKARTA, INDONESIA -- Indonesia plans to quadruple maximum jail terms for animal poachers and traffickers in a major overhaul of wildlife crime laws, but...

Carbon from Indonesia fires exceeds US emissions: green groups

JAKARTA — Fires raging across huge areas of Indonesia are spewing more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere every day than the US economy, according...