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Indonesia due to restart palm oil export amid uncertainty over rules

Indonesia is due to resume exports of palm oil on Monday after a ban of more than three weeks, but industry traders and companies were awaiting details on accompanying rules to secure domestic supplies of the edible oil to control cooking oil prices.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Bangladeshis may soon be able to live in Bali tax-free and work remotely

Indonesia is thinking about granting remote workers a 'digital nomad visa' that will enable them to reside there tax-free as long as their income originates from abroad.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Indonesia due to restart palm oil export amid uncertainty over rules

Indonesia is due to resume exports of palm oil on Monday after a ban of more than three weeks, but industry traders and companies were awaiting details on accompanying rules to secure domestic supplies of the edible oil to control cooking oil prices.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

A Tk 350 investment that birthed a national footballer

“Because my father, who was a farmer, did a lot to empower me to pursue my dreams, I asked him to stop working and rely on me since I am earning handsome amounts by playing football,” Chittagong Abahani midfielder Sohel Rana said as he spoke of his father.

August 2, 2019
August 2, 2019

4 killed, 31 missing as fishing boat sinks off Borneo

An Indonesian fishing boat has sunk in waters off South Kalimantan province on Borneo island, with 31 people still missing, media reports cite the country’s search and rescue agency as saying.

April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019

Will Joko Widodo win a second term?

Southeast Asian economic giant Indonesia will be holding its fourth presidential election today. Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, is the third biggest democratic country after India and the United States.

February 16, 2019
February 16, 2019

Saudi crown prince postpones Malaysia trip

The pending working visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Malaysia has been postponed one day before he was due to arrive, Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah confirms.

January 14, 2019
January 14, 2019

Lion Air crash: 'Black box' voice recorder found

Indonesian authorities are to download the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from a Lion Air jet that crashed more than two months ago, killing all 189 people on board, after it is retrieved from the sea near Jakarta.

September 9, 2018
September 9, 2018

Indonesia removes 3 songbirds from new protected list

The Environment and Forestry Ministry of Indonesia has removed three popular songbirds from the newly revised protected species lists following protests from bird owners.

August 20, 2018
August 20, 2018

Fresh tremor rocks Indonesia's Lombok

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok yesterday, triggering landslides, damaging buildings and

June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018

Bali reopens airport after volcano eruption

Bali reopens its international airport today after a volcanic eruption temporarily grounded flights, stranding thousands of tourists on the Indonesian holiday island.