JAKARTA Indonesia's transport ministry has trimmed the maximum fares airlines can charge for domestic routes, effective later this week, as millions of Muslims prepare for homecoming trips at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
(The April 30 story corrects Economic to Economist in paragraph 8 and Yusuf to Jusuf in paragraph 12)
JAKARTA April 30 The Indonesian-Chinese
consortium building a high-speed rail project between the
capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn
$18 billion from developing satellite towns and industrial
centres along the line, a company official said.
JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy but his challenger also claimed he had won and complained of widespread cheating. | Video
JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as "quick count" results from Wednesday's election rolled in, but his challenger claimed that he had won the popular vote and urged supporters not to let his victory be snatched away. | Video
March 25 Indonesian authorities mandated on
Monday that ride-hailing motorcycle service providers will only
be able to charge rates within a fixed band, a move that could
put hurdles in the expansion plans of Go-Jek, Grab and other
WASHINGTON/JAKARTA A U.S. lawmaker on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees to come forward with any information about the certification program for the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes in five months. | Video
JAKARTA Garuda Indonesia has asked to cancel an order for 49 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 jets, citing a loss of passenger trust following two crashes, although it had been reconsidering the order before the latest disaster in Ethiopia last week.
JAKARTA National carrier Garuda Indonesia has sent a letter to Boeing Co asking to cancel an order for 49 737 MAX 8 narrowbody jets, Garuda Chief Financial Officer Fuad Rizal said on Friday.
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