Two Indonesian match officials jailed over deadly soccer stampede

Two Indonesian match officials jailed over deadly soccer stampede

SURABAYA, Indonesia, March 9 (Reuters) – An Indonesian court handed prison sentences to two soccer match officials on Thursday after finding them guilty of negligence over one of the world’s deadliest stadium stampedes. The October 2022 derby match in Malang, East Java, between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya ended in chaos with 135 spectators killed, … Read more

Indonesia govt to create a mechanism for rollout of B35 biodiesel policy

JAKARTA, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s president has asked the government to create a mechanism next year to ensure the rollout of B35 biodiesel, a senior minister said on Tuesday. B35 is a fuel containing a 35% mix of palm oil-based fuel. Indonesia, the world’s top palm oil producer, currently has a mandatory 30% mix … Read more

TPG in talks to buy $300 mln Malaysian education assets from KV Asia -sources

SINGAPORE, Feb 16 (Reuters) – U.S. private equity firm TPG is in advanced talks to buy Malaysian private education assets owned by regional buyout firm KV Asia Capital in a deal that could be worth more than $300 million, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. An agreement could be struck as early … Read more

Indonesian Vice President Opens ASEAN Islamic Conference in Bali

Kamis, 22 Desember 2022 – 16:30 WIB VIVA – Indonesian Vice President, Ma’ruf Amin opens the 2ndASEAN Islamic Conference at the Hilton Bali Hotel, Nusa Dua, Bali, on Thursday, December 22, 2023. In his remarks, Ma’ruf Amin invited all Muslims in Indonesia and ASEAN to optimize the momentum of the conference as well as possible. “Hopefully, this … Read more

Emirates Activates Codeshare Agreement with Indonesia’s Batik Air

Dark/Light Mode (25/10/22)  Emirates has activated its codeshare partnership with Batik Air, an Indonesian airline which is part of the Lion Air Group. The expanded connectivity gives travellers access to 25 points in Indonesia on a single ticket and one baggage policy. As part of the deal, Emirates has placed its code on 8 routes … Read more

FIFA, Indonesian football body form taskforce after fatal stampede

JAKARTA, Oct 13 (Reuters) – The Indonesian Football Association (PSSI) and world soccer governing body FIFA will form a joint taskforce in a bid to improve crowd control and safety measures after a deadly soccer stampede earlier this month, officials said on Thursday. Indonesian authorities are under pressure to take swift steps to overhaul soccer … Read more