Published: April 17, 2021
Terrorist groups have conducted 11 attacks since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. These attacks resulted in the killing of two police officers, seven civilians and seven terrorists, and injuring three police officers and 20 civilians.
Published: April 05, 2021
Countries across Asia are trying everything from fertility tours to baby bonuses to spur population growth in an aging world. Not so in Indonesia, where officials are trying to convince people to have fewer children.
Published: March 26, 2021
SINGAPORE - The foreign ministers of Singapore and Indonesia on Thursday (March 25) backed convening a summit of Asean leaders on Myanmar, saying the region should reach a common standing on the crisis following the country's military coup.
Published: March 03, 2021
Indonesia stepped up pressure on Myanmar’s coup leaders on Tuesday to respect ASEAN principles and the will of the people of Myanmar, as the bloc appealed for open dialogue among all parties concerned during an eagerly anticipated regional meeting.
Published: February 12, 2021
launch the digital payment platform. (kontan.co.id/Carolus Agus Waluyo) Just over one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been impossible to ignore the stratospheric growth of digital payment methods across the world. In Asia Pacific specifically, we’ve seen Facebook and PayPal join Google, Tencent, and other leading technology firms in backing Gojek, a popular Southeast Asian super app. Not missing a beat, Gojek’s competitor Grab has been keeping busy by purchasing stakes in popular e-wall
Published: February 06, 2021
JAKARTA - US green energy giant Tesla will start discussions with the Indonesian authorities next week on its investment plans to set up plants in the country to make electric vehicle (EV), lithium batteries and power generators after the local government on Thursday (Feb 4) confirmed receiving a proposal letter from the carmaker.
Published: January 24, 2021
Two manta ray species, the oceanic manta ray and the reef manta ray, inhabit the waters of Raja Ampat Islands in West Papua. Each species has distinct morphological characteristics and behaviors, but the most glaring difference between the two is that oceanic mantas grow much larger.