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Indonesia Allows China-backed Dam, Angering Environmentalists

A state court in Indonesia has ruled that a China-backed dam that will rip through the habitat of the...

Indonesia has benefited from the US-China trade war, minister says

The ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China has opened up new opportunities for Indonesia, the Southeast...

China promotes use of yuan among Southeast Asian nations

  China published a five-year blueprint on Friday seeking economic and financial integration between southern Guangxi province and Southeast Asia, representing Beijing's latest effort to...

Can China’s Alipay, Wechat Cash in as Indonesia Embraces Qr Codes?

  Who would have thought paying for a bubble tea could be such a revolutionary act? Probably not Nabila Yustikarani, a 20-year-old entrepreneur in Jakarta, as...

Indonesia opens military base near disputed South China Sea

  Indonesia this week opened a military base with over 1,000 personnel on a remote island at the southern edge of the disputed South China...

A guide to emerging Asia in 2019: buyers beware

  As emerging-market bulls start to signal the worst may be over, domestic risks across Asia are worth keeping in mind for 2019: from central-bank...

Ten Elections to Watch in 2019

  Millions of people around the world voted in 2018. Russian President Vladimir Putin earned his fourth term in office, though the contest was far...

The strange jewellery stealing prank that has gone viral in China

  A woman enters a jewellery store, asks to be shown a necklace from the cabinet, puts it around her neck and then sprints for...

G20 Summit: All you need to know

  World leaders are meeting in Buenos Aires for the latest G20 Summit – the first time the forum has met in South America. Here, the...

B.C. woman among six Greenpeace activists arrested in Europe aboard a ship loaded with...

  Six Greenpeace activists, including one Canadian, have been arrested by the captain of a giant tanker while peacefully boarding a 185-metre long cargo ship loaded with...