Edition:
United States

Fergus Jensen

Indonesian disaster raises risks for President Widodo as he eyes re-election

Oct 03 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami could raise political risks for President Joko Widodo as he prepares a bid for re-election next year, with opponents keen to find fault in his handling of the disaster in a region with a history sectarian strife.

Indonesian disaster raises risks for President Widodo as he eyes re-election

Oct 03 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami could raise political risks for President Joko Widodo as he prepares a bid for re-election next year, with opponents keen to find fault in his handling of the disaster in a region with a history sectarian strife.

RPT-Nickel producers eye Indonesia to plug into EV battery market

Sep 16 2018

JAKARTA, Sept 14 Several global metals producers have set their sights on Indonesia's nickel reserves to tap an expected surge in demand for the metal for electric vehicle batteries.

Nickel producers eye Indonesia to plug into EV battery market

Sep 14 2018

JAKARTA, Sept 14 Several global metals producers have set their sights on Indonesia's nickel reserves to tap an expected surge in demand for the metal for electric vehicle batteries.

Indonesia bets big on biodiesel to limit costs of oil imports

Aug 07 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia plans to require all diesel fuel used in the country contain biodiesel starting next month to boost palm oil consumption, slash fuel imports, and narrow a yawning current account gap.

Indonesia invites North Korea's Kim Jong Un to Asian Games

Jul 31 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to attend the opening ceremony of the Asian Games in Jakarta in August following a similar invitation to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, officials said.

After Indonesian earthquake terror, hundreds trek down from volcano

Jul 30 2018

JAKARTA Nearly 700 trekkers headed down Mount Rinjani on Indonesia's tourist island of Lombok on Monday, a day after a powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 terrified the climbers as boulders tumbled down the slopes of the volcano. | Video

Palm oil from Indonesia's shrinking forests taints global brands: report

Jul 18 2018

JAKARTA Palm oil sourced from illegally cleared rainforest areas in Indonesia has flowed through traders to major consumer goods brands despite widespread commitments to cease purchases of non-sustainable oil, a new report says.

What's left to resolve in Indonesia's $3.9 billion mine deal with Freeport?

Jul 13 2018

JAKARTA Freeport-McMoRan Inc agreed on Thursday to sell a majority stake in the world's second-biggest copper mine to the Indonesian government via a series of complex deals worth $3.85 billion, potentially ending a long-running dispute on mining rights.

Indonesia's Inalum secures $5.2 billion financing for Freeport deal: sources

Jul 12 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia's state-owned miner Inalum has secured $5.2 billion in financing from 11 foreign and local banks, according to sources with knowledge of the matter, to be used in part to buy a majority stake in the Grasberg copper mine.

World News