Business

Subway first step in easing Indonesian capital's carmageddon

Mar 18, 2019

Jakarta's 1st subway to ease frustration, sweat and fumes

Philippine water shortage forces cuts for 6.8 million people

Mar 15, 2019

About 6.8 million people have been affected by a water shortage in the Philippine capital, with lines forming for rationed water and businesses and some hospitals struggling to cope

Asian stocks edge up on stimulus hopes after Chinese data

Mar 14, 2019

Asian stocks mostly higher as slowing industrial output fuels Chinese stimulus hopes

Malaysia shuts 111 schools as toxic waste sickens students

Mar 13, 2019

Malaysia's government has ordered 111 schools in southern Johor state to close after toxic waste illegally dumped into a river sickened scores of students and teachers

Indonesia, experts wary of linking Boeing crashes

Mar 12, 2019

2 fatal crashes of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes less than five months apart have raised alarm, but experts are wary of linking the two

Philippine news site critical of Duterte loses court appeal

Mar 12, 2019

A Philippine appeals court says an online news site critical of President Rodrigo Duterte violated a constitutional ban on foreign ownership of news media, but says revocation of Rappler's license should be reassessed

World shares mostly higher as China-US trade talks drag on

Mar 11, 2019

World shares gain as China-US trade talks drag on, snagged on enforcement issues

Indonesia grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes for inspections following Ethiopian Airlines crash

Mar 11, 2019

Indonesia grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes for inspections following Ethiopian Airlines crash

Asian shares mixed as China-US trade talks drag on

Mar 11, 2019

Asian shares mixed as China-US trade talks drag on, reports say progress snagged on enforcement issues

Indonesia sending soldiers to build highway in tense Papua

Mar 8, 2019

Indonesia's military is deploying 600 soldiers to continue work on the trans Papua highway after civilian workers fled the project that's been attacked by Papuan independence fighters