indonesia

'Digging through rubble to find some clothes'

Survivors of an Indonesian earthquake that killed at least 268 people appealed for food and water Wednesday, as rescuers picked through devastated villages with hopes of finding anyone alive fading..The calls for help came as authorities warned that debris from landslides caused by the str

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Indonesia earthquake: 6-yr-old rescued miraculously after 2 days

A six-year-old boy has been pulled from the rubble of a deadly Indonesia earthquake after spending two days trapped under debris without food or water, in a "miracle" rescue..The dramatic rescue captured on camera Wednesday evening revived hopes that survivors could still be pulled alive f

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

'Digging through rubble to find some clothes'

Survivors of an Indonesian earthquake that killed at least 268 people appealed for food and water Wednesday, as rescuers picked through devastated villages with hopes of finding anyone alive fading..The calls for help came as authorities warned that debris from landslides caused by the str

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Deputy head of mission in Indonesia had marijuana in possession, investigation finds

A primary investigation by the foreign ministry has found that Kazi Anarkoly, deputy head of mission in Indonesia, had possessed marijuana at her Jakarta residence.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Indonesia removes palm oil export levy until August 31

Indonesia has scrapped its export levy for all palm oil products until August 31 in a fresh attempt to boost exports and ease high inventories, finance ministry officials said on Saturday, adding the move would not disrupt government revenues.

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.