JAKARTA, Jan 10 Indonesian ships with rescue
divers and equipment to detect signals from a flight recorder
resumed the search on Sunday for a Sriwijaya Air jet believed to
have crashed into the sea minutes after takeoff from the
Indonesian capital Jakarta.
JAKARTA Police in Indonesia were on Saturday hunting suspected militants accused of killing four people said by rights groups to be Christians, beheading one and burning down their homes.
JAKARTA Indonesia has cancelled the haj pilgrimage this year for people in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation due to concerns over the coronavirus, the religious affairs minister said on Tuesday.
* GDP growth cut to 5.0%-5.4%, from 5.1%-5.5% due to virus
JAKARTA Indonesia's economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in three years in the final quarter of 2019 as investment, spending and exports weakened despite government efforts to bolster Southeast Asia's largest economy from a slowdown in global demand.
JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank kept interest rates unchanged at its first policy meeting of the year, saying the country's economic cycle had passed its lowest point though it left the door open for further "accommodative" policies when conditions allow.
JAKARTA, Dec 19 Indonesia's central bank kept
interest rates unchanged at its final policy meeting for 2019,
though it reiterated a commitment to maintain accommodative
policy next year to support Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
* RRR cuts give 26 trln rupiah ($1.8 bln) liquidity boost to
JAKARTA, Oct 24 Indonesia's central bank stepped
up efforts to boost Southeast Asia's largest economy on Thursday
by cutting its benchmark interest rate for the fourth time in
four months, while saying growth in the third quarter may be
slower than expected.
* C.bank has rolled back 75 bps of 2018's 175 bps in rate