Category Archives: Business & Finance

EPOC 2017 TO FOCUS ON PALM OIL SUSTAINABILITY

BRUSSELS– The European Palm Oil Conference 2017 (EPOC) will focus on the European debate on the sustainability of palm oil used in food and increasing awareness on protecting the environment, biodiversity and rainforests.

The conference …

1 KILLED, ABOUT 300 BUILDINGS DAMAGED AFTER QUAKE IN INDONESIA

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian disaster management agency unveiled that the 5.7-magnitude quake hitting eastern Indonesia on weekend left one people dead, nearly 300 building destroyed, and evacuation, an official said on Tuesday.

Spokesman of national …

INDONESIA’S HOUSE SPEAKER DETAINED IN ANT-GRAFT AGENCY CENTER

JAKARTA– Indonesias House Speaker Setya Novanto was taken into the detention house of anti-graft agency KPK Sunday night.

He arrived at the KPK building at around 23.35 hours from RSCM hospital where he had been …

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Tibet

Lhasa (ANTARA News) – No casualties have been reported following a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nyingchi in southwest Chinas Tibet Autonomous Region at 6:34 a.m. Saturday.

However, the quake caused power failure and building damages …

KPK coordinates with Novantos doctors

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Investigators of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) have met House Speaker Setya Novanto and are coordinating with his doctors at the Medika Permata Hijau Hospital in West Jakarta, KPK spokesman Febri …

Foreign affairs minister to visit Rakhine State

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi is scheduled to visit Myanmar on Sunday to inaugurate the construction of an Indonesian hospital in Muaung Bwe city, Rakhine State.

Armanatha Nasir, Foreign Ministry …