Indonesia’s, mount Merapi erupts, 11 killed, 12 missing

Mount Merapi in Indonesia spews lava onto its slopes during an effusive eruption - AFP

JAKARTA – At least 11 hikers were killed and 12 others missing after Mount Merapi in Indonesia’s West Sumatra province erupted on Sunday, triggering volcanic ash rain in several areas, reported German news agency (dpa). At least 49 people have been safely evacuated after the eruption, while attempts are being made to move several others … Read more

One dead, 11 missing in flash floods around Indonesia’s Lake Toba

JAKARTA: One person died and 11 were missing after flash floods hit near Lake Toba in Indonesia‘s North Sumatra province, the country’s disasters agency BNPB said, with scores of people evacuated and rescue efforts underway.Heavy rain followed by flash floods on Friday evening hit the region located on the shores of the lake, damaging dozens … Read more

BKSAP supports increasing Indonesia-Chile trade value

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Deputy head of the Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Agency (BKSAP) of the House of Representatives (DPR), Putu Supadma Rudana, supported the strengthening of cooperation between Indonesia and Chile in various fields, including increasing the trade value. Rudana, in a statement received here on Monday, noted that Indonesia and Chile have established cooperation in various … Read more

Campaigning gets underway in Indonesia for February presidential election

JAKARTA: Campaigning for Indonesia‘s presidential election was officially underway on Tuesday, with two of the three candidates kicking off two months of whistle-stop touring to woo voters in a race to lead the world’s third largest democracy. Indonesia holds presidential and legislative elections on Feb. 14, with Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto, former Central Java governor … Read more

Indonesia’s family businesses could be a gold mine if mindsets change

November 27, 2023 JAKARTA – Many businesses in Indonesia remain under family control, but investment bankers say the segment offers ripe pickings for corporate action including initial public offerings (IPOs) once a new mindset – or a new generation – takes hold. Indonesia has a low stock market capitalization-to-GDP ratio when compared to other countries, … Read more

Foreign Racers Praise the Beauty of Lake Toba Track at APRC 2023

Senin, 27 November 2023 – 16:00 WIB Sumatra – The Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Lake Toba Grand Final took place at the AEK Nauli Sector Industrial Plantation Forest (HTI) track, Lake Toba Simalungun Regency, North Sumatra. Several of foreign racers at the 2023 APRC impressed by the track.   Baca Juga : Indonesian Non-muslims in Lombok Show … Read more

Indonesian envoy: Faisalabad business community hosts farewell dinner

FAISALABAD: The Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan, Adam M Togio on Thursday said that Faisalabad is home to the people of Indonesia, with which the religious, cultural, business and trade relations of the people of Indonesia are many years old. After coming in Pakistan, I felt that Faisalabad is really our second home, where the … Read more

New social commerce regs a blow for ‘seamless’ buying experiences

In the last couple of years, the South East Asian region has witnessed a remarkable boom​ in social commerce. However, it has not been without its challenges. For instance, many platforms lacked a seamless integrated payment system​, creating inconvenience for customers and sellers alike. Having native shopping features was Bytedance-owned TikTok Shop’s biggest advantage in … Read more

Indonesia says held ‘positive’ Myanmar political talks

Jakarta hoped that would lead “towards inclusive national dialogues in order to find a durable and comprehensive solution to the crisis”, the statement said, as all sides gave a “positive indication” on the possibility of convening inclusive talks soon. But unrest in the country has grown despite the intense diplomatic work. More than 286,000 people … Read more

Hong Kong stock exchange allows Indonesian firms for secondary listing

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) on Friday (Nov 24) said it had added the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) as a Recognised Stock Exchange (RSE), allowing companies listed in Indonesia to apply for a secondary listing in Hong Kong. IDX will join 16 other international exchanges from around the world that have already received … Read more