Indonesia to demand taxes from US tech giants

Jakarta. Indonesia’s vast population is hugely attractive to tech companies. Source: Wikimedia Jakarta's finance minister has said his office would examine the tax reports of...

Indonesia threatens DiCaprio over Sumatra trip

Leonardo DiCaprio with a Sumatran orangutan. Source: Twitter The government in Jakarta has threatened to deport Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio after the Oscar winner made critical statements...

Abu Sayyaf blamed for Indonesian sailor seizures

Jakarta says that 10 of its citizens are being held hostage in the Philippines after their vessel was seized in the unstable border region...

Widodo scraps offshore LNG project

Saumlaki harbour, Yamdena, near the Masela field. Source: Wikimedia Indonesian President Joko Widodo has rejected Inpex Corp and Royal Dutch Shell's proposal to build the world's largest...

Widodo scraps offshore LNG project

Saumlaki harbour, Yamdena, near the Masela field. Source: Wikimedia Indonesian President Joko Widodo has rejected Inpex Corp and Royal Dutch Shell's proposal to build the world's largest...

Jakarta calls for refugee help

Australia’s Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre. Source: Wikimedia The Indonesian foreign minister has challenged Australia and other countries to do more to deal with the...

Indonesia oil and gas project delayed

Jakarta's demand for fuel is rising. Source: Wikimedia Japanese oil and gas extractor Inpex Corp plans to delay introducing a US$15 billion liquefied natural gas...

Indonesia oil and gas project delayed

Jakarta's demand for fuel is rising. Source: Wikimedia Japanese oil and gas extractor Inpex Corp plans to delay introducing a US$15 billion liquefied natural gas...

Indonesia bucks downward trend

Argo Bromo Anggrek, a long-distance passenger train serving Jakarta to Surabaya route. Indonesia’s infrastructural investment is boosting the economy. Source: Wikimedia A new confidence in Asean’s largest economy is...

Jakarta moves to control deforestation and fires

Deforestation in Riau province, Sumatra, cleared for an oil-palm plantation. Source: Wikimedia  Indonesia's anti-corruption commission says cooperation is needed across government departments to combat fraudulent forestry activity that...

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