Indonesia

Indonesia’s dual citizenship plan gets backing from its diaspora

Indonesia’s plan to enable dual citizenship is getting traction, with groups representing the nation’s migrants saying they would be open…

4 weeks ago

9,083 residents evacuated as Mount Ruang erupts again

JAKARTA — The Indonesian government is evacuating 9,083 residents from Tagulandang Island, near Mount Ruang in North Sulawesi which is…

2 months ago

Indonesia volcano eruption shuts more airports, ash reaches Malaysia

INDONESIA — Eruptions at a remote Indonesian volcano forced more than half a dozen airports to close with ash spreading…

2 months ago

Asia’s hawks get put on alert after Indonesia’s shock rate hike

INVESTORS are looking for the next policy domino to fall in Asia amid an escalating campaign against a resurgent dollar,…

2 months ago

Indonesia plans to offer dual citizenship to halt brain drain

INDONESIA is planning to offer dual citizenship to its skilled diaspora as part of efforts to stem a brain drain…

2 months ago

‘Crisis not over’ as eruptions at Indonesia volcano go on

JAKARTA — The threat from an Indonesian volcano that has erupted more than half a dozen times this week is…

2 months ago

Highway crash kills 12 in Indonesia’s West Java

JAKARTA — At least 12 people were killed in a highway accident in Karawang, West Java, at 7.30am local time…

3 months ago

Magnitude-6.4 quake hits off Indonesia’s Java island: USGS

JAKARTA — A magnitude-6.4 offshore earthquake hit near Indonesia’s Java island on Friday, the United States Geological Survey said, with…

3 months ago

Indonesia rescuers say search ends for Rohingya refugees after boat capsized

MEULABOH — Indonesian rescuers said Friday they had ended the search for any more Rohingya refugees missing at sea after…

3 months ago

Anwar first leader to congratulate Prabowo

KUALA LUMPUR — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (picture), became the first leader to congratulate Prabowo Subiantowho was yesterday…

3 months ago

Nickel faces existential moment with half of mines unprofitable

Indonesia’s coal-fired nickel output is pricing out greener metal that’s so far failed to command a market premium  MANY of the…

3 months ago

Indonesia to open probe after airline pilots fell asleep mid-flight

JAKARTA — Indonesia’s transport ministry said Saturday it would open a probe into local airline Batik Air after two of…

4 months ago

Death toll from floods, landslides in Indonesia’s West Sumatra rises to 13

JAKARTA — The death toll from floods and landslides in two districts in West Sumatra climbed to 13 on Saturday,…

4 months ago