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OPEC unity tested by low prices, oil glut

OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna on Thursday are in a bind. Prices are plunging — and in the short term, the cartel may not be able to do much…

House standoff back to square one

The truce between the Red-and-White Coalition and Great Indonesia Coalition at the House of Representatives came to nought on Wednesday as the legislative body put the brakes on amending the…

Solving forest fires a matter of will, says Jokowi

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has issued an ultimatum demanding that all stakeholders show a strong will to resolve land and forest fires in Indonesia, especially in Riau province, where the…

Government aids Aburizal’s detractors

The government has dragged itself into the escalating conflict within the Golkar Party, the second biggest legislative seat holder, by banning chairman Aburizal Bakrie from organizing a national congress in…

Trans-Sumatra railway in sight

The Transportation Ministry is preparing a 2,168-kilometer railway linking Aceh in the northern part of Sumatra to Lampung on the southern tip of the country’s longest island as part of…

Traditional Javanese music bids international visitors farewell

At Soekarno Hatta International Airport, visitors often stop to watch a group of Javanese traditional musicians at the international departures terminal. 

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