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Indonesia leader to free radical cleric behind Bali bombings

Jan 18, 2019

Indonesia's president says the ailing 80-year-old radical cleric who inspired the Bali bombers and other violent extremists in Indonesia will be released from prison

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay, apology not enough

Jan 18, 2019

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay for 1MDB role, apology not enough

Indonesian presidential candidates spar over corruption

Jan 17, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has accused his election rival of allowing corrupt candidates on his legislative ticket and failing to include women in senior positions

Asian shares track Wall Street gains on robust US earnings

Jan 17, 2019

Asian shares climb on strong US earnings reports, but tensions with China limit gains

World stocks rise but Britain slips on Brexit limbo

Jan 16, 2019

World shares advance, Britain slips after lawmakers reject May's plan for Brexit

Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth seen

Jan 16, 2019

Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth forecast this year

Malaysia says it won't host any more events involving Israel

Jan 16, 2019

Malaysia's foreign minister says the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel

Stocks edge up on Chinese growth plan, ahead of Brexit vote

Jan 15, 2019

Global stock markets are mostly higher after Chinese officials set out plans to support the world's second-biggest economy through a slowdown and trade war with the U.S.

Singapore says it won't name hackers who targeted PM

Jan 15, 2019

Singapore officials say it isn't in the country's interest to nab _ or even name _ the perpetrators behind a cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records, including those of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Asian shares recover as China outlines 2019 policy plans

Jan 15, 2019

Asian shares rebound on Chinese policy reassurance, hopes for progress on trade tension

Politics

Indonesian Muslims protest China's detention of...

Dec 21, 2018

Several hundred protesters chanted "God is Great" and "Get out, communist!" outside China's embassy...

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Indonesia blasphemy woman endures cramped cell,...

Sep 27, 2018

A rights group says the Indonesian woman imprisoned for blasphemy after complaining about noise...

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Indonesia presidential contenders vow peaceful...

Sep 23, 2018

Campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election officially began Sunday with the two contenders...

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Asian Games stir Indonesia's pride, boost...

Sep 3, 2018

Indonesia's success in hosting and competing at the Asian Games has swelled national pride, boosted...

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Indonesian president urges tolerance in annual...

Aug 16, 2018

Indonesia's president urged the country to embrace its founding spirt of tolerance in an annual...

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Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate...

Aug 10, 2018

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections...

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