A day in photos
A man sits next to an LPG filling area. The Energy Ministry plans to propose an increase in the LPG price for the transport sector by 1.25 baht a kilogramme to match the price of the same gas used for cooking by households.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
At Least Five Countries Joining Dragon Boat Festival In West Sumatra
At least five countries have confirmed participation in the 2014 Padang International Dragon Boat Festival set for Aug 21 to 24 in West Sumatra, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.
Family reunited with daughter after 2004 tsunami also finds son
An Indonesian couple who were last month reunited with their 14-year-old daughter, after she was swept away in the devastating 2004 tsunami, have in recent days also found their missing son, the father said.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Asia News Network
Ahok set to be Jakarta's first Chinese governor
During the recent month-long presidential election campaign, a striking banner appeared across the capital with a silhouette of candidate Prabowo Subianto in a songkok.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Asia News Network
MEDAN: Indonesian governor to be questioned over second wife
The Medan City Council in North Sumatra, Indonesia plans to exercise its right of interpellation against Governor Gatot Pujo Nugroho over allegations that he has a secret second wife.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Indonesian election officials get police protection after kidnap threat
Police guards are assigned to protect Election Commission leaders and members after alleged threat of kidnapping from a Gerindra party official supporting the losing candidate in the July 9 presidential election, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.
Indonesia Press-Siloam to open 3 new hospitals in Q4-Kontan
PT Siloam International Hospitals, Indonesia's biggest private hospital operator, plans to spend 600 billion rupiah to open three new hospitals in Medan, Kupang and Yogyakarta in the fourth quarter this year, said Corporate Secretary Budi Suharto.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The Indonesian Travel Industry Wants Its Own Government Tourism Ministry
The Indonesia Tour and Travel Agency Association has urged the Indonesian government to establish a specific tourism ministry, separate from the creative economy sector, in a bid to make the government focus on the country's tourism-sector development.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Markets Live: Consumers bounce back
Annual growth in margin lending has turned positive recently for the first time in almost four years.