Indonesia

Indonesia raids home of Lippo Group deputy chairman in bribery probe

Indonesia raids home of Lippo Group deputy chairman in bribery probe

Published 18/10/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had raided 10 locations, including the home of Lippo Group Deputy Chairman James Riady, as [more…]

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Published 01/10/2018

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts [more…]

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Published 17/09/2018

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek is seeking to raise about $2 billion from existing investors, including Tencent Holdings Ltd and JD.com, to fund [more…]

China draws blank in Asiad badminton singles as rivals improve

China draws blank in Asiad badminton singles as rivals improve

Published 27/08/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - For the first time since 1970, China will have no singles badminton player on the podium at the Asian Games, which their [more…]

Games-Japan’s scandal-hit men’s basketball team out of Asian Games

Games-Japan’s scandal-hit men’s basketball team out of Asian Games

Published 27/08/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Japan’s turbulent Asian Games basketball tournament, which saw four players sent home in disgrace, came to an end on Monday when they [more…]

Indonesia relief efforts in Lombok stepped up as new quakes kill 10

Indonesia relief efforts in Lombok stepped up as new quakes kill 10

Published 20/08/2018

MATARAM, Indonesia (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed by strong tremors that rocked Indonesia’s holiday island of Lombok on Sunday, authorities said following [more…]

Indonesia’s Go-Jek close to profits in all segments, except…

Indonesia’s Go-Jek close to profits in all segments, except…

Published 18/08/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Go-Jek, Indonesia’s first billion-dollar startup, is “extremely close” to achieving profitability in all its segments, except transportation, its founder and CEO Nadiem [more…]

Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

Published 06/08/2018

MATARAM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Rescue workers found chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed [more…]

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: media

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: media

Published 06/08/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will scan travelers’ eyes at some of its border checkpoints, local media reported on Monday, in a trial of expensive technology [more…]