JAKARTA, May 22 - Shares in Bank Danamon Indonesia Tbk PT dropped as much as 5 percent on Wednesday, pressed down by uncertainty over whether Singapore's DBS Group Holdings Ltd will be able to purchase a majority stake in the Indonesian lender.
JAKARTA - The death toll from a tunnel collapse at the world's second largest copper mine run by Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc's Indonesian unit was raised to 28 on Wednesday as rescuers gave up hope of finding any more survivors.
* Full DBS takeover of Danamon may take 18 months (Adds MAS statement, analyst quotes, background)
MELBOURNE, May 21 - An Indonesian tycoon who owns a big stake in a huge copper and gold prospect taken from Australia's Intrepid Mines last year is willing to resolve the ownership dispute, he said in a letter to an investor looking to oust the company's board.
* Basri is protege of former finance minister (Updates with reaction, context)
(Corrects budget year in headline and paragraph 3 to 2013)
JAKARTA - When a sick Indonesian baby died after 10 hospitals in Jakarta turned her family away in February, critics blamed a pilot health insurance scheme that had overwhelmed the city's public hospitals.
JAKARTA - Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc said on Saturday that rockfalls were hampering rescue efforts after a tunnel collapse four days ago at its giant Indonesian copper mine, with hopes fading of finding alive any of the 23 still missing.
(Corrects number of unconventional gas blocks offered, removes references to coalbed methane blocks.)
JAKARTA, May 17 - Indonesia opened a rights tender for 21 oil and gas exploration blocks on Friday, four of which are for unconventional gas concessions on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, as Southeast Asia's largest economy moves to shore up its energy security.
TOKYO - Japan has started looking into resuming inter-governmental talks with North Korea after a surprise visit to Pyongyang by an aide to Japan's prime minister, the Asahi Shimbun and other newspapers said on Wednesday.
Ethiopia and Eritrea are still at each others’ throats. The two neighbours fought hammer and tongs in sun-baked trenches during a two-year war over a decade ago, before a peace deal ended their World War I-style conflict in 2000. Furious veRed Sea, UNrbal battles, however, have continued to this day.