The Jakarta Post
These are some of the developments we're following today:
- This morning, hundreds of workers at the Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) went on strike, bringing cargo handling operations to a complete stop. If it continues, the strike will reportedly cause a loss of Rp 200 billion per week.
- The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) and the Gerindra Party are now engaged in a fight following a statement made by Gerindra Deputy Chairman Arif Poyuono who likened the PDI-P to the disbanded Indonesian Communist Party (PKI). The PDI-P is mulling over filing a lawsuit.
- In Manila, foreign ministers of ASEAN countries and several major powers are holding talks on a number of issues, but will likely focus more on North Korea. Earlier, on the eve of the meeting, Philippine President Rodrigue Duterte called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a "maniac."
- Trump targeted by G-20 as leaders push back on combative tweets
- Supreme Court to decide on UK-Scotland Brexit standoff
- Some countries buying Russian gear deserve sanctions waivers: Mattis
- Yuval Noah Harari: '21 Lessons' from data, meditation to AI and 'Black Mirror'
- Indonesia soccer fans damage Asian Games stadium
- World Bank official drowns at Bali beach
- Thousands protest Australia's refugee detention policy
- Four kids, riding motorbike without helmets, taught valuable lesson by cop
- One dead, suspect surrenders after US supermarket hostage drama
- Too ugly, too smelly: Jakarta covers up ‘Black River’ for Asian Games