Category Archives: Business and Finance

Indonesia: Polls show Pres Jokowi holds lead ahead of April election

JAKARTA � With just over a month to go to an Indonesian election, President Joko Widodo holds a double-digit lead over his challenger, retired general Prabowo Subianto, according to an opinion poll released this week.The April 17 election in the… Read More “Indonesia: Polls show Pres Jokowi holds lead ahead of April election”

Wife, Children Commit Suicide After Arrest Of Alleged Terrorist Husband In Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia� The wife and children of an alleged militant, blew themselves up earlier today (Wednesday), in their house in Sibolga town of Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, after anti-terror police nabbed the husband, local media reported, quoting national police spokesman.Source:… Read More “Wife, Children Commit Suicide After Arrest Of Alleged Terrorist Husband In Indonesia”

Popular Boeing Jet Under Scrutiny After Crash

The United States told international carriers on Monday that the Boeing 737 Max 8 is airworthy as regulators scrutinize two fatal crashes of the new model of aircraft since October, but said it will mandate forthcoming “design changes” from Boeing… Read More “Popular Boeing Jet Under Scrutiny After Crash”

Boeing Likely to Face New Questions After Another 737 Crash

Investigators rushed to the scene of a devastating plane crash in Ethiopia on Sunday, an accident that could renew safety questions about the newest version of Boeing’s popular 737 airliner.The Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed shortly… Read More “Boeing Likely to Face New Questions After Another 737 Crash”

Boeing Likely to Face New Questions After Another 737 Crash

Investigators rushed to the scene of a devastating plane crash in Ethiopia on Sunday, an accident that could renew safety questions about the newest version of Boeing’s popular 737 airliner.The Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed shortly… Read More “Boeing Likely to Face New Questions After Another 737 Crash”

Australia, Indonesia Sign Free Trade Pact

Australia this week signed a free-trade agreement with Indonesia. Australia shares a long maritime boundary with Indonesia and has close security ties, but experts have said that the bilateral economic relationship has been underdeveloped.Australia hopes that will change after the… Read More “Australia, Indonesia Sign Free Trade Pact”

Indonesia ends mine collapse search as death toll reaches 27

JAKARTA� Indonesia ended the search Thursday for victims of last week’s mine collapse on the island of Sulawesi as the death toll climbed to 27, an official said, even as dozens are still fearedmissing.Rescuers were forced to stop using excavators… Read More “Indonesia ends mine collapse search as death toll reaches 27”