Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:34:34 GMT
Indonesia has introduced the death penalty and chemical castration for child sex offenders in response to public anger at the fatal gang-rape of a schoolgirl. JAKARTA: "I stand with Yuyun" - these were the words used by netizens on various social media sites as they professed their support for a 14-year-old girl, who had been brutally gang-raped and murdered while on her way home from school in Bengkulu, Sumatra.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:06:29 GMT
Oct 20 JLT Re, a unit of Jardine Lloyd Thompson , appointed Graeme Harley as managing director, PT JLT Re Indonesia. Harley will initially be based in JLT Re's Singapore office pending Indonesian regulatory body license approval, at which time he will relocate to PT JLT Re's new Jakarta office.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:29:17 GMT
SINGAPORE: Three Indonesian women - who have all left the country - remain people of interest in the mystery of a newborn baby boy found dead in June, unceremoniously dumped in a sanitary bin in the women's toilet at Tampines MRT station, his umbilical cord and placenta still intact. State Coroner Marvin Bay delivered an open verdict on Thursday in an inquiry which has raised more questions than answers.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:59:19 GMT
Islamic militant Dodi Suridi sits on the defendant's chair during his sentencing hearing at West Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. The court sentenced Suridi to 10 years in prison for his involvement in a suicide bombing and gun attack in the capital Jakarta earlier this year.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:39:35 GMT
A man with an Islamic State group symbol was shot Thursday after attacking police on the outskirts of the Indonesian capital Jakarta with a machete and pipe bombs, police said. Jakarta police spokesman Awi Setiyono said three officers including a local police chief were injured and the attacker was shot in the legs several times to disable him.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:39:34 GMT
A suspected Islamic State supporter stabbed and wounded two Indonesian police in the capital, Jakarta, on Thursday, police said, after a series of attacks linked to the militant group. ndonesian men walk past a police banner outside the damaged Starbucks coffee shop after a series of explosions hit central Jakarta on Jan 14, 2016.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 03:30:59 GMT
Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Feb. 10, 2016. When President Widodo was inaugurated on Oct. 20 2014, there was widespread hope that his "can-do" approach would translate into bold decision making and wide-ranging reforms.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:15:20 GMT
14, 2016 file photo, fishermen stand on a boat at Pier 38 in Honolulu. A group of Hawaii lawmakers is holding a public meeting to discuss conditions among the Hawaii longline fleet.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:15:19 GMT
In this Sept. 14, 2016 file photo, fishermen stand on a boat at Pier 38 in Honolulu.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:15:18 GMT
The Conversation is a collaboration between editors and academics providing informed news analysis and commentary free to read and republish For the month of October, people walking past Times Square in New York City will see a large billboard with a picture of Indonesia's Raja Ampat islands, accompanied with the tagline "escape to a magical place". But the appeal of the image hides the abject poverty of the people living on the islands.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:07:13 GMT
The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it was alerted to the accident at 6.20am. When its officers arrived they saw that the taxi driver was trapped.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:45:28 GMT
OFFICIALS from Philippines and Indonesia are set to meet at the 35th Philippines-Indonesia Border Committee Chairmen's Conference in Surabaya, Indonesia on October 25 to 28 to discuss border-related issues. Gerardo Ramon Cesar Reynaldo, head of Area Management Office - South Central Mindanao of the Mindanao Development Authority said during Wednesday's Habi at Kape media forum at the Abreeza Ayala Mall, some of the important issues to take centerstage during the four-day meeting are the maritime issues in the Mindanao and Celebes Sea and some proposed amendments of the existing 1975 Border Patrol and Border Crossing Agreements.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:45:27 GMT
Along with an increased loss, final results from Churchill Mining carried a detailed account of its ongoing arbitration claim against the Indonesian government after it revoked the licence to mine the East Kutai coal project coal project. The AIM-listed company spent $1.54m on legal and other professional fees in the year to end-June, up from $1.17m a year before, and $0.9m on directors and other staff, up from $0.75m.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:29:05 GMT
SINGAPORE: German company Evonik Industries on Wednesday held a groundbreaking ceremony for its second methionine plant in Singapore. The company will invest more than a 500 million in the plant, which will have a production capacity of 150,000 metric tons a year.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:10:42 GMT
JAKARTA: The Indonesian capital Jakarta, one of the world's most overcrowded and polluted megacities, has launched a new bid to rid its streets of vermin -- by offering residents $1.50 for every rat they catch. Authorities hope the Rat Eradication Movement will help clean up the teeming city of about 10 million where enormous vermin are a common sight on rubbish-strewn roads and in poor slum areas.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:04:39 GMT
Semen Indonesia , the nation's largest cement maker, has achieved major savings in its operating costs by replacing coal with natural waste as fuel for electricity generation . As a result, Semen Indonesia's costs of revenue dropped 2% year-on-year in the first half of this year to Rp 7.5 trillion - US$ 577.5 million .
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:04:38 GMT
President Joko Widodo greeting people outside a small restaurant where he had breakfast on Sunday in Solo, where he used to be mayor. SOLO, Indonesia-President Joko Widodo says he wants to keep this sprawling archipelago out of an intensifying great-power conflict in the South China Sea while he tries to revitalize ambitious economic plans that so far have fallen short.