Indonesia

Indonesia’s Lippo Group says invests $44 million in China’s Tencent

Indonesia’s Lippo Group says invests $44 million in China’s Tencent

Published 26/06/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group said on Tuesday it had invested 628 billion rupiah ($44.35 million) in Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd [more…]

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Published 29/05/2018

NILAI, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia has made its largest ever seizure of crystal methamphetamine, officials said on Monday, finding nearly 1.2 tonnes of the drug [more…]

‘Made in China’ label sheds light on old Java Sea shipwreck

‘Made in China’ label sheds light on old Java Sea shipwreck

Published 17/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fresh examination of Chinese ceramics and other cargo from an important Java Sea shipwreck has led researchers to conclude that the [more…]

Scientists explore DNA secrets of green-blooded lizards

Scientists explore DNA secrets of green-blooded lizards

Published 16/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of lizards inhabiting the island of New Guinea boasts one of the most exotic traits of any animal: green blood. [more…]

China tech giants bet on untangling logistics of Indonesian e-commerce

China tech giants bet on untangling logistics of Indonesian e-commerce

Published 15/05/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - In a warehouse on the outskirts of Indonesia’s capital, supervisors at e-commerce company Lazada use bikes or electric scooters to zip around [more…]

Indonesia looks to blockchain to fix its dodgy data challenges

Indonesia looks to blockchain to fix its dodgy data challenges

Published 04/05/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia, like other emerging markets, has historically struggled to keep accurate records due to a lack of expertise and resources, but the [more…]

Philippines, Malaysia put Uber-Grab deal under anti-competition…

Philippines, Malaysia put Uber-Grab deal under anti-competition…

Published 02/04/2018

MANILA/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Philippines and Malaysia said on Monday they will look into whether Uber Technologies’ [UBER.UL] move to sell its Southeast Asian business [more…]

Indonesia says Go-Jek, Grab need to register as transport businesses

Indonesia says Go-Jek, Grab need to register as transport businesses

Published 02/04/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is making it mandatory for Go-Jek and Grab to register as transport companies within two months to ensure they meet safety [more…]