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Freeport Indonesia to start smelter construction mid-2020 -spokesman

* The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc is aiming to start construction of a copper smelter in mid-2020, PT Freeport Indonesia spokesman Riza Pratama told reporters...

Freeport Indonesia to start smelter construction mid-2020 -spokesman

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Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49 Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disasters.”...
13:34, 07/07/2019

Indonesia’s president calls for construction of giant sea wall around sinking Jakarta President Joko Widodo and his government are up against a tight timetable, including a forecast by experts that at the current rate, one-third of Jakarta could be submerged by 2050....
05:17, 07/28/2019

The Latest: Construction to start on new Detroit car plant DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on plans by Fiat Chrysler to build a new vehicle assembly plant in Detroit (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Fiat Chrysler says construction is set to begin immediately on a new, $1.6 million assembly plant on Detroit’s eas...
21:34, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Tanzania says construction of LNG plant to start in 2022 Tanzania expects a consortium of international oil companies to start building a long-delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in 2022, its energy minister said on Tuesday....
20:17, 05/28/2019

Exxon Mobil, SABIC to start construction of $9 bln petrochemical plant in Texas Exxon Mobil Corp and Saudi Basic Industries Corp said on Thursday they would start construction of a $9 billion petrochemical plant in Texas in the third quarter that would have the world's largest ethane processing capacity....
17:34, 06/13/2019

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Indonesia to raise cigarette prices by more than a third at start of 2020 Indonesia will raise the minimum price of cigarettes by more than a third from January next year, a finance ministry spokesman said on Friday, as part of the government's efforts to reduce smoking rates....
03:34, 09/14/2019

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in the country....
15:34, 07/18/2019

US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction....
15:34, 06/18/2019

Freeport-McMoran expects to post Q2 loss U.S. miner Freeport-McMoran Inc said on Monday it expects a second quarter loss, hit by lower gold production, weaker copper prices and higher costs....
15:34, 07/01/2019

Alcoa expects $40 mln-$50 mln hit from restarting Canada smelter Aluminum producer Alcoa Corp said on Tuesday it expects to incur a charge of between $40 million and $50 million in the second half of 2019, related to restarting operations at its Canadian smelter in Becancour, Quebec....
04:51, 07/03/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Freeport's International Airport destroyed by Hurricane Dorian A day after the most powerful hurricane on record ever to hit the country finished mauling the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama, Freeport's Grand Bahama International Airport lay in tatters Wednesday. (Sept. 4)       &...
05:17, 09/05/2019

U.S. FERC approves fourth train for Texas Freeport LNG export plant The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commision (FERC) approved privately-held Freeport LNG's plan to build and operate a fourth liquefaction train at its Freeport liquefied natural gas export terminal in Texas: * Freeport said it expects the U...
21:34, 05/16/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium advances as fire halts production at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit due to a fire over the weekend....
10:51, 05/27/2019

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
17:34, 07/09/2019

Fantasy Football Week 1 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Get off to a winning start with Lamar Jackson We haven't seen many quarterbacks with the kind of potential to do damage with their legs like Lamar Jackson, Jamey Eisenberg thinks we could see the best of him in Week 1 against the Dolphins....
10:00, 09/06/2019

Fantasy Football Week 1 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Start fast with Lamar Jackson We haven't seen many quarterbacks with the kind of potential to do damage with their legs like Lamar Jackson, Jamey Eisenberg thinks we could see the best of him in Week 1 against the Dolphins....
07:51, 09/05/2019

Diablo 3 Season 17 Start Date, Start Time, New Builds and official Patch Notes for May 17 Diablo 3 Season 17 begins soon. Here's everything we know about the start date, start time and more for what blizzard has coined as the Season of Nightmares....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Now up to others to find Brexit solution: PM May's spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday it was now up to others to break the country's deadlock over Brexit, declining to comment on the proposals made so far by those seeking to succeed her....
14:00, 05/28/2019

'Very difficult' to cut Groningen gas output below 12 bcm -gov't spokesman Cutting gas production in Groningen to below 12 billion cubic metres (bcm) by October 2020 will be very difficult, a spokesman for the Dutch government said on Tuesday....
16:34, 05/28/2019

UK PM spokesman declines to specify when new ambassador to U.S. will be appointed A new British ambassador to the United States will be appointed in due course, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, declining to offer a timetable for when that might happen....
16:00, 07/10/2019

UK PM May has not told anyone who she supports to replace her: spokesman Theresa May has not told anyone, including her husband, who she is backing in the leadership contest to replace her as Prime Minister, her spokesman said on Wednesday....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Maleah Davis’ mom ‘knows what happened to her daughter’: ex-spokesman The mom of a missing 4-year-old Texas girl “knows what happened to her daughter” — but hasn’t been truthful, the woman’s former spokesman has claimed, according to new reports. Community activist Quanell X — once a vocal defen...
18:17, 05/31/2019

UK's May discussed Brexit legislation with two ministers: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May held separate meetings with her foreign and interior ministers on Thursday to discuss legislation to enact her Brexit deal, May's spokesman said....
19:34, 05/23/2019

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, presidential spokesman General Otavio Rego Barros said on Wednesday....
01:17, 08/08/2019

Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan abandoned - spokesman Exploration activities at the Kekra-1 well off the coast of southern Pakistan has been abandoned after no reserves of oil or gas were found, the spokesman for Oil and Gas Development Co Ltf, the Pakistani partner in the project said....
14:00, 05/19/2019

UK PM May's spokesman: No way forward yet in Brexit talks with Labour The British government has yet to find a way forward in talks with the opposition Labour Party on how to reach a compromise Brexit deal, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday....
12:51, 04/29/2019

Attacks on civilian vessels are unacceptable: UK PM spokesman Attacks on civilian vessels like the two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman are completely unacceptable and Britain is ready to assist in any investigation into the incident, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said....
19:17, 06/13/2019

UK's Johnson set out possible solutions to Irish backstop: spokesman British Prime Minister Boris Johnson believes the Irish backstop must be abolished from the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and set out possible solutions when he met his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar earlier on Monday, his spokesman said....
18:51, 09/09/2019

Britain's new prime minister should take up position on July 24: spokesman Britain's new prime minister should take up his position on the afternoon of July 24, a spokesman for Theresa May said on Tuesday, fleshing out a succession triggered by her resignation after failing to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well."...
02:17, 08/17/2019

Greece picks Commisssion chief spokesman as its EU Commissioner Greece nominated the EU Commission's chief spokesman Margaritis Schinas as its next commissioner, the prime minister's office said in a statement on Thursday....
15:34, 07/18/2019

UK investigated Huawei leak because it came from top intel briefing: UK PM spokesman The British government needed to investigate the disclosure of secret information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei because it came from a classified intelligence briefing, the prime minister's spokesman said on Thursday....
18:17, 05/02/2019

Brazil could tweak gun decree after criticism: president's spokesman Brazil's government could make some changes to an executive gun decree signed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as a result of some of the criticisms it faced, the president's spokesman said on Tuesday, without giving more details....
02:51, 05/22/2019

UK PM May regrets Britain will hold European elections - spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May regrets that Britain will hold European Parliament elections and is determined to find a way to get a Brexit deal through, her spokesman said on Wednesday....
17:51, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Ethiopia spokesman says military chief killed ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on unrest in Ethiopia. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the country’s military has been shot dead in the capital, Addis Ababa. Nigussu Tilahun...
14:17, 06/23/2019

IMF staff analyzing Argentina's new debt plan: spokesman The International Monetary Fund is analyzing the impact of a new debt plan announced by Argentina's Treasury Ministry on Wednesday, an IMF spokesman said....
02:51, 08/29/2019

CNN's Jake Tapper: Trump gives Putin's POV like 'the spokesman for the Kremlin' CNN anchor Jake Tapper slammed President Trump over the phone conversation he had with Russian President Vladimir Putin, telling a panel that he shares Putin's perspective as if he's "the spokesman for the Kremlin."...
11:34, 05/04/2019

UK PM May talks to N.Irish leaders about restoring executive- spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the leaders of Northern Irish parties on Monday about talks to try to restore a devolved government in the province, her spokesman said....
17:34, 05/13/2019

Yemen's Houthis down U.S. drone in Dhamar governorate: spokesman Yemen's Houthi movement's air defenses on Wednesday downed a United States drone MQ-9 in Dhamar governorate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, the group's Al-Masirah TV quoted the group's military spokesman as saying....
01:00, 08/21/2019

'Unreasonable' for UK lawmakers to bind PM's hands on Brexit: spokesman It would be entirely unreasonable for British lawmakers to try to bind the hands of Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he seeks a new Brexit deal with the European Union, his spokesman said on Monday....
14:51, 09/02/2019

Zimbabwe's Mugabe to be buried in 'around 30 days': family spokesman Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe will be buried at the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare in "around 30 days", Mugabe family spokesman Leo Mugabe said on Friday, after earlier saying the burial will be on Sunday....
20:35, 09/13/2019

Iran government has no plans to remove oil minister: spokesman Iran's government has no plans to remove Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh from his post, a government spokesman said on Sunday, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA)....
19:17, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan abandoned - spokesman Exploration at the Kekra-1 well off the coast of southern Pakistan has been abandoned after no reserves of oil or gas were found, the spokesman for Oil and Gas Development Co Ltf, the Pakistani partner in the project said....
14:00, 05/19/2019

Bad Times in Tech? Not if You’re a Start-Up Serving Other Start-Ups Meet the two Stanford dropouts, both 23, who run Brex, which provides charge cards to start-ups. Its growth is a sign of Silicon Valley’s unflagging exuberance....
19:51, 08/02/2019

U.S. Treasury chief to plan for trade meeting in China soon: spokesman U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will plan for another trade meeting in China at some point soon, a Treasury spokesman said on Tuesday, adding to President Donald Trump's earlier statements that U.S. dialogue with Beijing was continuing....
01:51, 05/15/2019

Spokesman: Puerto Rico governor preparing to address island A spokesman for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says the politician is preparing a message to the people of the island and will address them directly Wednesday night...
02:51, 07/25/2019

"Don't Want To Embarrass Nitish Kumar": JD(U) Spokesman Ajay Alok Resigns Firebrand JD(U) leader Ajay Alok has resigned from the post of party spokesperson stating that he does not wish to cause "embarrassment" to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who also heads the party....
13:51, 06/14/2019

Quake won't immediately change Groningen gas output plans -gov't spokesman A 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern Dutch region of Groningen on Wednesday will not immediately alter current plans for gas production there, a government spokesman said....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Brazil spokesman says Bolsonaro may visit Amazon region this week Brazil's spokesman said on Monday president Jair Bolsonaro may visit the Amazon region later this week to check on the efforts to reduce forest fires....
01:51, 08/27/2019

Palestinian stabs Israelis, shot dead by police: spokesman A Palestinian stabbed two Israelis in Jerusalem on Friday, wounding one of them critically, before being shot dead by police, an Israeli police spokesman said....
11:17, 05/31/2019

UK PM May focused on delivering Brexit, looking forward to Trump visit: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May remains focused on delivering Brexit and will meet with ministers on Thursday, her spokesman said, amid calls for her to resign after her latest plan for leaving the European Union was widely criticized....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Pepsi withdraws lawsuit against 4 Indian potato farmers- spokesman PepsiCo Inc said on Thursday it will withdraw its lawsuit against four Indian potato farmers accused of infringing its patent, a PepsiCo India spokesman said....
15:34, 05/02/2019

Britain's Labour is engaging in consultation on Brexit stance: spokesman Britain's Labour Party is engaging in a consultation on its Brexit stance, a spokesman for leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday after reports the main opposition party would move to an unequivocal backing of a second referendum....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday: UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
17:51, 07/22/2019

Economic spokesman of Spain's Ciudadanos quits party over far-right deals A senior figure in Spain's center-right Ciudadanos quit the party on Monday over regional deals it has struck with the far right, underscoring tensions across an increasingly fragmented political scene following national and local elections....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Congress Working Committee Will Meet After Parliament Session: Spokesman The Congress Working Committee or CWC will meet after the current session of Parliament, the party said today as speculation deepens about who will take Rahul Gandhi's place as Congress President....
11:17, 08/01/2019

Greek PM to propose early vote on July 7: government spokesman Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants a snap poll to take place in early July to avoid disrupting university entrance examinations, the government spokesman said on Tuesday....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Tusk spokesman says EU summit suspended, to reconvene Tuesday morning BRUSSELS (AP) — Tusk spokesman says EU summit suspended, to reconvene Tuesday morning....
15:00, 07/01/2019

White House whiplash: Trump says he is considering payroll tax cut after spokesman denied it President Trump said he is mulling a cut to payroll taxes to keep the U.S. economy firing, just hours after White house officials denied the idea was under consideration....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Spokesman: Iran to break stockpile limit set by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A spokesman for Iran’s atomic agency says the country will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days. Behrouz Kamalvandi made the comment in a news conference ...
11:00, 06/17/2019

US drone strike kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan, governor's spokesman says A drone strike carried out by US forces in eastern Afghanistan killed 16 civilians, a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province said Thursday....
06:36, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan ends -OGDC spokesman The consortium exploring the Kekra-1 well off the coast of Pakistan is ending drilling operations after no reserves of oil and gas were found, a spokesman for Oil and Gas Development Co Ltd, one of the Pakistani partners, said....
17:00, 05/19/2019

German government's work continues despite SPD leader's resignation: spokesman German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her government continue to work earnestly and with full awareness of their responsibility despite the crisis precipitated by the resignation of a coalition party leader, a government spokesman said....
13:51, 06/03/2019

Erdogan spokesman Kalin says discussed F-35 letter with Bolton on phone Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Thursday he spoke on the phone with President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton to discuss a letter sent by the Pentagon about Ankara's removal from the F-35 jets program....
18:51, 06/13/2019

Syrian army attacks rebel stronghold: insurgent spokesman The Syrian army and its allies have launched ground attacks in the country's northwest against the last major insurgent enclave after days of shelling and air strikes, a rebel official said on Monday....
18:51, 05/06/2019

UK ambassador to Washington continues in post with PM May's full support: spokesman Britain's ambassador to Washington remains in post and continues to carry out his duties with Prime Minister Theresa May's full support, her spokesman said on Tuesday....
14:34, 07/09/2019

Fresenius drops possible sale of blood transfusion unit - spokesman German health care group Fresenius has abandoned plans to sell its blood transfusion business, a spokesman said on Sunday, confirming a German media report....
00:00, 09/16/2019

AOC spokesman tweets, then deletes, F-bomb rant against potential GOP challenger US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s spokesman sent a profane tweet to a potential Republican challenger as he ripped him for wanting to debate his boss. “Yo @RichValdes what in the actual f–k makes you think you’re entitled to ...
20:51, 06/13/2019

UK PM Johnson discussed economic issues, Brexit in call with Trump: spokesman British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday ahead of a Group of Seven summit in France this weekend, Johnson's office said....
22:17, 08/19/2019

Taliban spokesman: Close to finishing a deal with United States to end Afghan war The Taliban and the United States are close to completing a peace agreement to end the 18-year Afghanistan war, according to the fundamentalist Islamic group....
20:17, 08/29/2019

Communication with Sudan main opposition alliance not suspended: council spokesman Sudan's transitional military council TMC said communication with the main opposition alliance had not been suspended and that a joint committee was working towards an agreement, Al Hadath TV reported on Tuesday, citing the council's spokesman....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Message of local UK elections is sort out Brexit: Labour's finance spokesman The message from the early results of local elections in England is that Britain's exit from the European Union needs to be resolved, the finance spokesman of the opposition Labour Party said on Friday....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Sudan's military rulers respond on constitutional document: opposition spokesman The main group spearheading protests in Sudan said on Tuesday that the country's ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) had responded to its plans for an interim government structure, and it would announce its position once it had studied the rep...
21:51, 05/07/2019

Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen: 'We had finalized a peace deal with Americans' In an exclusive interview with DW, Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban's spokesman in Doha, said the insurgent group is committed to peace talks despite US President Donald Trump's decision to call off the peace negotiations....
18:17, 09/10/2019

We don't trust PM Johnson on October 15 election date: UK opposition Brexit spokesman Britain's main opposition Labour Party does not trust Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposal to hold an election on Oct. 15, before the country is due to leave the European Union, its Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Wednesday....
09:34, 09/04/2019

Johnson's Europe adviser in Brussels to pass on UK PM's Brexit message: spokesman Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Europe adviser is in Brussels to pass on the British leader's message that the country is leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 "whatever the circumstances", a government spokesman said on Wednesday....
15:17, 07/31/2019

Amid Ethiopia unrest, Amhara political party spokesman arrested Authorities in Ethiopia arrested on Friday the spokesman of a political party which promotes the interests of the Amhara ethnic group, the party president said....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Civilian border militia spokesman indicted for impersonating US officer: prosecutors A Minnesota man who serves as a spokesperson for an armed militia group that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border was indicted on Wednesday for allegedly impersonating a U.S. official. ...
14:00, 06/24/2019

Ex-Trump aide Manafort to be arraigned in New York on Thursday: court spokesman Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump, will be arraigned on Thursday in a New York court in Manhattan on state criminal charges, after having been convicted last year on federal fraud charges....
20:34, 06/26/2019

Frontline spokesman denies IRNA report that Front Altair has sunk Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair is still afloat in the Gulf of Oman, a spokesman for the firm said, denying an earlier report by the Iranian news agency IRNA....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the country, its spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Friday....
03:51, 06/29/2019

Afghan president wants U.S. to share details of draft deal with all leaders: spokesman Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday told the U.S envoy for Afghanistan to share details of a draft deal between the U.S. and Taliban with all Afghan leaders, the president's spokesman said....
14:51, 09/02/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff, spokesman leave her office Saikat Chakrabarti, the controversial chief of staff to high-profile freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, will be leaving her office to work for a non-profit focusing on the Green New Deal.Corbin Trent, Ocasio-Cortez's communications di...
10:51, 08/03/2019

UK government wants to settle second Brexit vote, customs issues quickly: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to resolve swiftly the issues of whether to hold a second Brexit referendum and what type of post-Brexit customs relationship to have, May's political spokesman said on Tuesday ....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Quake won't immediately change Groningen gas output plans: government spokesman A 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern Dutch region of Groningen on Wednesday will not immediately alter current plans for gas production there, a government spokesman said....
13:34, 05/22/2019

India 'sowing seeds of war' with Kashmir actions - Pakistan military spokesman Pakistan's military spokesman said on Wednesday that India's actions in disputed Kashmir were endangering regional peace, after New Delhi revoked the autonomy of Indian Kashmir last month....
13:34, 09/04/2019

UK government and Labour continue to seek to agree way forward on Brexit: spokesman The British government and opposition Labour Party continue to seek to agree a way forward on Britain's exit from the European Union, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May's office said following the latest round of talks....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Fires from drone attacks on two Aramco sites under control -Saudi govt spokesman Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais on Saturday caused fires that the company's security forces brought under control, a spokesman for Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said in a statement....
20:52, 09/14/2019

Japan's top government spokesman Suga, finance minister Aso to retain posts: Kyodo Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Finance Minister Taro Aso will likely retain their posts in a cabinet reshuffle expected in September, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday....
03:00, 07/23/2019

Some El Paso shooting victims wouldn’t meet Trump, medical center spokesman says Trump’s visit to El Paso was unwelcome for many elected officials and other residents, who believe Trump’s rhetoric about immigrants and the border has emboldened anti-immigrant groups....
15:17, 08/08/2019

Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says BRUSSELS (AP) — Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says....
05:17, 05/27/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi's Abha airport: military spokesman Yemen's Houthi group launched two drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's southern Abha airport, the Iran-aligned group's military spokesman said on Thursday....
01:17, 08/09/2019

Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels....
11:00, 06/17/2019

A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the military shot dead by his bodyguard in the capital ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the military shot dead by his bodyguard in the capital....
14:17, 06/23/2019

US home construction slips 0.9% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction slipped a bit in May as a sharp drop in single-family construction was only partially offset by a rise in apartment building. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that construction was started at a seasonally ...
15:34, 06/18/2019

The future of AI in the construction industry According to McKinsey, the construction industry is under-digitized, with companies failing to realise the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) as a driver of growth and efficiency.Implementing AI means significant investment for construction co...
14:00, 07/16/2019

This key construction indicator just tanked The monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) from the American Institute of Architects fell to 47.2 from 50.1 in July. Any score below 50 indicates a decrease in architecture firm billings....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Chinese spokesman says trade envoys ‘preparing to travel to the United States’ following Trump tariff threat BEIJING (AP) — Chinese spokesman says trade envoys ‘preparing to travel to the United States’ following Trump tariff threat....
13:17, 05/06/2019

Myanmar troops kill six, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundreds of people at a school, a military spokesman said....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Mueller spokesman denies Michael Wolff's new claim that special counsel prepared Trump indictment Special counsel Robert Mueller's spokesman on Tuesday strongly denied claims in a new book by Michael Wolff that Mueller prepared a draft indictment charging President Donald Trump with obstruction of justice: "The documents described do not exi...
17:51, 05/28/2019

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy....
07:17, 06/25/2019

Myanmar troops kill 6, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundreds of people at a school, a military spokesman said....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Mexican government to run construction of new oil refinery Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that international companies invited to bid on the construction of a new oil refinery did not meet requirements for cost and time, so the government will take on the project...
23:34, 05/09/2019

US home construction climbed 5.7% in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rose in April, led by an uptick in single-family homes. The Commerce Department said Thursday that homebuilding rose 5.7% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million. But housing starts fel...
16:00, 05/16/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? Construction on Houghton TUCSON – There is a lot of construction on Houghton Road and it is driving viewers crazy. News 4 Tucson viewer Brenda wrote in and said, “What’s going on near Mary Ann Cleveland Way?” A huge widening project is in the works an...
07:51, 09/14/2019

Not enough sand for construction industry despite abundance? Sand as a building material is essential especially for highly industrialized societies. It's widely used around the world, and there seems to be no shortage. However, demand can easily surpass supply in some regions....
11:51, 06/25/2019

Hemp used for construction gains popularity in U.S. Natural materials builders in the United States have seen interest grow in "hempcrete," a renewable building material made with hemp that can take the place of traditional drywall, insulation and siding....
12:00, 07/18/2019

Valencia construction almost done, other projects starting TUCSON –  After more than a year of work, construction along a stretch of Valencia road on the eastside is days away from completion. “It’s about time. It’s made it a lot quicker and smoother and less of a headache for sure,&#...
10:51, 08/13/2019

First look at F1 2020's Vietnam GP construction, new facility The first look at the new permanent facility for the Vietnam Grand Prix, set to make its debut on the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, has been revealed by F1 Racing...
16:17, 05/02/2019

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days....
11:00, 06/17/2019

Construction starts on massive telescope in Hawaii MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) – Scientists say the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii’s highest peak will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. The site is a wo...
01:00, 07/15/2019

New U.S. home construction at strongest level in 12 years New housing construction in the United States grew by 12 percent in August -- the strongest showing in more than a decade, the Commerce Department said Wednesday....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Building under construction topples in Cambodia, killing 17 Cambodian rescuers combing through the rubble of a collapsed seven-story building have recovered the bodies of 17 construction workers and pulled out 24 injured...
06:00, 06/23/2019

Construction Career Days comes to Southern Arizona Southern Arizona Custrocution Career Daus/ KE&G Construction, Inc. TUCSON – Students interested in construction will soon have the opportunity to get hands-on experience. Save the date for Southern Arizona Construction Career Days. It will be held at...
19:51, 09/06/2019

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy ...
18:51, 06/14/2019

US construction spending drops 0.9% as housing takes a hit U.S. construction spending dropped in March or the first time in four months, and spending on U.S. home construction fell to the lowest level in more than two years....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Tucson area road construction picking up TUCSON – With millions of dollars in taxes coming in road construction is starting to heat up around Tucson. According to regional traffic officials, more than 30 projects are currently underway, with another 200 planned. Below is an accounting...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Traffic Alert: Construction along River might cause delays TUCSON – Heads up if you are driving on River Road for the next week or so. Construction is taking place on River between 1st and Campbell. It is part of the second set of roadway improvement projects associated with the voter- approved Proposi...
10:17, 09/05/2019

Construction worker killed in accident at Disneyland ANAHEIM, Calif. — A construction worker has been killed in an accident at Disneyland. Authorities say the man was working around a trench at a backstage area at 3:19 a.m. Thursday and was hit by a large steel plate after a piece of equipment accident...
07:51, 08/30/2019

Murals go missing from construction fencing along Fourth Ave TUCSON – The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition is asking for the public’s help in locating painted panels that went missing from construction fencing along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street. The murals were painted by the community in August to beautify ...
22:00, 09/03/2019

NYC passes rule to close ‘Kushner loophole’ in construction NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers have voted to close the “Kushner loophole” that critics say encourages landlords to file false paperwork. The bill approved Wednesday by the City Council will require regulators to double-check when...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Hawaiian Elders Arrested in Protest of Telescope Construction When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
13:51, 07/18/2019

Construction to begin soon on taller White House fence WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is getting a new 13-foot fence, almost double its current height, to help keep intruders out. The Secret Service says the $64 million construction project will soon begin on what eventually will be a 13-foot, 1-inch ...
21:51, 06/07/2019

Nord Stream 2: What Berlin thinks about halting construction Manfred Weber, a candidate for the office of president of the European Commission, is speaking out against the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. What is the German government's response?...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
05:00, 05/23/2019

| Pentagon frees $3.6bn for wall construction on Mexican border The US Defence Department said it was freeing up $3.6bn in funds budgeted for other projects to build a wall on the Mexican border as ordered by US President Donald Trump....
12:34, 09/04/2019

Greek Construction Methods Now Pushed Back In Time Ancient Greeks used cranes over a century earlier than currently believed, according to a new scientific paper. ...
07:51, 08/30/2019

One killed, two others hurt in Long Island construction accident A construction worker was killed and two others hurt when they became entangled in wiring that got stuck under a pick-up truck on Long Island, authorities said....
08:34, 08/11/2019

Passengers Walked To LaGuardia Airport Because Construction And Traffic Were So Bad Is LaGuardia Airport the worst airport in the entire world? Is it the worst place in America, period? Well, given that passengers are now being forced to walk to the airport from the highway suggests that we might be moving into firm, 100 percent “ye...
02:34, 08/10/2019

Fire On Under-Construction Warship Won't Impact Completion: Officials A day after a fire occurred at an under-construction Naval warship at Mumbai's Mazagon Dockyard, a senior official Saturday said it would not affect the schedule of the ambitious ''Project 15-B''......
21:17, 06/22/2019

Construction work restricts Ina Road starting Monday TUCSON – Lane restrictions will be put in place on Ina Road between Thornydale and Oldfather roads starting Monday evening for a utility valve adjustment project. From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., the intersections will be restricted from Monday through T...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of nearly 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. Co...
13:34, 05/11/2019

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hit by funding for border wall More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance parts of the border wall with Mexico, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
01:00, 09/04/2019

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. But the construction manager for the 34-story, 225,000-square-foot project is now Aecom Tishman, not Pl...
10:34, 06/25/2019

Hawaiian Elders Protesting Telescope Construction Are Arrested When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
15:17, 07/27/2019

NY state construction business has added 91K jobs since 2010 There’s no shortage of work for New York hard hats, as the state’s construction industry continues to thrive, new figures from the state comptroller show. “While the nation has yet to recover all of the construction jobs it lost during the Great Rece...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Brexit uncertainty triggers slump in UK construction sector Commercial building work is hit hardest as engineering work dries upBrexit uncertainty has led to a mothballing of commercial and civil engineering projects and caused a contraction of the UK’s struggling construction industry, the latest snapshot of...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
22:51, 06/29/2019

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles....
20:51, 06/16/2019

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
06:00, 06/16/2019

Indus.ai raises $8 million for construction site management AI Indus.ai raised $8 million to further develop its computer vision that helps construction project managers track progress and safety compliance.Read More...
11:34, 09/19/2019

New restaurant at Da Silvano site feels construction squeeze Customers at fabled Italian trattoria Da Silvano’s sidewalk tables enjoyed colorful Greenwich Village people-watching for 41 years. But instead of perusing the passing parade, diners at new restaurant Avena, which replaced Da Silvano at 260 Sixth Ave...
07:34, 05/29/2019

Get a glimpse of SpaceX's orbital Starship prototype under construction You won't have to rely on spy shots to get a glimpse of SpaceX's orbital Starship prototype while it's under construction -- they're coming straight from the company's founder. Elon Musk has posted a pair of photos showing pr...
19:51, 09/17/2019

Israel PM Inaugurates 'Trump Heights' On Golan, But Construction May Lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister......
03:34, 06/17/2019

Austrian construction group Porr hit by cyber attack Austrian construction company Porr detected a cyber attack on its communication infrastructure on Thursday and its telephone lines and emails were disrupted, the company said....
00:17, 05/03/2019

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
06:51, 07/11/2019

Indiana construction workers discover 12,000-year-old mastodon Construction workers excavating a new sewer line in Indiana unearthed what scientists believe to be the remains of a 12,000-year-old mastodon that roamed the area at the end of the last ice age....
22:51, 05/03/2019

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of...
10:34, 07/11/2019

Queens woman sexually assaulted by man dressed as construction worker: DA A man dressed as a construction worker sexually assaulted a woman during a home invasion at her Howard Beach apartment and at one point forced her to make a sick choice — get smothered with a pillow, have sex with her 21-year-old son or let him...
10:17, 09/21/2019

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction wo...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem....
07:17, 07/19/2019

Three construction workers injured by falling pipe in Broadway theater Three workers inside a Broadway theater were injured Thursday by a falling pipe, one critically. At least one of the workers at the John Golden Theater on 45th Street off Eighth Avenue was struck in the head when the pipe plummeted 30 feet around 11:...
21:34, 06/27/2019

Conservationists applaud decision to halt construction of Rosemont Mine TUCSON -Wednesday night, a federal judge halted the construction of the Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, overturning the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of the plans for the project. Conservationists say this is a win. “This is a...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February....
07:00, 06/18/2019

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
19:51, 08/15/2019

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
11:34, 06/10/2019

Pentagon Reallocates $1.5 Billion of Funds to Pay for Border Wall Construction (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. C...
22:00, 05/10/2019

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservation groups. According to court document...
04:51, 08/15/2019

1,000 Crores Loan Granted To Speed Up Purvanchal Expressway Construction The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Tuesday approved a loan of Rs 1,000 crore to the state's expressways development authority to speed up the construction of Purvanchal Expressway connecting Ghazipur to......
02:51, 06/26/2019

China Railway Construction says won't work with UBS on dollar-bond sale China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) has decided not to cooperate with UBS for a planned dollar-bond sale, a spokesman at the Chinese infrastructure giant told Reuters on Monday....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Worker plunges 10 feet down elevator shaft at construction site A construction worker plunged 10 feet down an elevator shaft in Brooklyn on Friday morning, suffering life-threatening injuries, the FDNY said. The worker was on site at 19 Richardson St., a new construction going up in Williamsburg, when he somehow ...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Fire hits large Silicon Valley construction site Firefighters battled a fire engulfing a condominium complex under construction in Silicon Valley. Multiple fire engines doused the blaze encompassing an entire block near Santa Clara University on Friday. (June 28)       ...
23:00, 06/28/2019

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street,...
09:34, 06/14/2019

Martha’s Vineyard tribe, town spar over casino construction BOSTON (AP) — Officials on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts are battling a Native American tribe’s efforts to build a casino on the famous resort island. Aquinnah town officials asked a Boston federal judge Friday to require the Aquinna...
19:17, 05/31/2019

450+ flights canceled or delayed on Day 2 of San Francisco Airport runway construction The San Francisco International Airport closed one of its major runways for repairs Saturday, causing hundreds of flight delays and cancellations.       ...
10:51, 09/09/2019

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital sw...
05:17, 08/09/2019

Images show construction of China's third aircraft carrier, thinktank says Satellite photos indicate bow and hull are already under assembly, ChinaPower says, and carrier is expected to be completed in 2022Recent satellite photographs indicate China’s construction of its third aircraft carrier is well under way, a Washingto...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Radioactive equipment stolen from Colorado construction site, officials say Authorities in Colorado are alerting the public after radioactive equipment was stolen from a temporary construction site at a college campus and a reward is being offered for information leading to its return....
21:17, 08/27/2019

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
05:51, 06/21/2019

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 19 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 19 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building, a Gujarat lawmaker told NDTV. A massive fire......
23:34, 05/24/2019

Construction workers hit gas line in Williamsburg, forcing building evacuations Construction workers in Williamsburg hit a gas pipe Thursday morning, forcing people to evacuate two buildings, according to officials. The call came in at just before 8 a.m. for a gas leak near 236 Broadway, near the entrance to the Williamsburg Bri...
17:51, 08/29/2019

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cleaning business in South Philadelphia. I must have...
13:51, 06/02/2019

Odebrecht's construction unit and bondholders agree to 55% discount -report Odebrecht's construction unit OEC has signed an agreement with bondholders to restructure its debt with a 55% discount, Brazilian newspaper Valor Economico reported on Friday....
07:51, 08/31/2019

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the r...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
20:34, 07/24/2019

Construction worker takes smoke break as crane balances in midair A crane operator in Brooklyn took a smoke break as the small machine hung precariously in midair Thursday morning after workers overfilled the machine, according to authorities and photographs. The lift began tipping shortly before 8:30 a.m. in the a...
22:17, 07/25/2019

Lauren London Reveals Construction of Nipsey Hussle Tower Is Underway Since Nipsey Hussle’s murder in April, his former fiancée Lauren London has transformed her Instagram account into a vigil for the celebrated community organizer, entrepreneur, and recording artist. As she’s publicly mourned his absence and inconceiv...
04:17, 08/03/2019

Trump Supporters Begin Construction Of Private US, Mexico Border Wall A US military veteran has launched construction on the first section of private border wall between the United States and Mexico, using money crowdsourced by supporters of President Donald Trump....
00:17, 05/29/2019

Statue of Liberty's $100M museum opening this week after two years of construction The new Statue of Liberty museum is set to open its doors Thursday after more than two years of construction on the $100 million publicly funded project on Liberty Island....
14:34, 05/15/2019

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
23:51, 06/14/2019

Sunny Deol Reviews Progress Of Construction Work On Kartarpur Corridor Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Saturday reviewed the work progress of the Kartarpur corridor in Punjab's Gurdaspur district and posted pictures of his visit on social media. The corridor......
06:00, 06/16/2019

ASMR and fake metal prop construction videos have, at long last, been combined Before the internet, unfortunate craftspeople had to learn the ins and outs of their trade without any reprieve from the stress that comes with hard, delicate work. Now, in a world where seemingly anything is possible, a YouTube video from the excell...
20:00, 06/27/2019

Disney Is Moving Forward With Construction on Its Marvel Theme Park Expansion With Galaxy’s Edge a success, it’s time for Disney to move forward on its next franchise-incorporating theme park project: a Marvel park. Read more......
02:00, 06/16/2019

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coil...
06:17, 05/23/2019

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hurt by Trump's border wall funding More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance 175 miles (282 km) of the border wall with Mexico, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
15:00, 09/04/2019

UK construction sector shrinks as Brexit uncertainty bites - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Britain’s building sector suffers its worst month in over a yearLatest: UK construction PMI fell last month PMI dropped to 48.6, into contraction territoryBrexit uncertainty blamedEarlier...
12:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Odebrecht's construction unit and bondholders agree to 55% discount -statement Odebrecht's construction unit OEC has signed an agreement with bondholders to restructure its debt at a 55% discount, cutting it from $3.2 billion to $1.4 billion, the conglomerate said in a statement on Friday....
07:51, 08/31/2019

Pentagon approves $3.6B military construction funds to build border wall FILE – In this March 11, 2019 photo, construction crews replace a section of the primary wall separating San Diego, above right, and Tijuana, Mexico, below left, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has approved the use of $3...
10:17, 09/05/2019

Supreme Court OKs border wall construction amid legal fight The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration beginning construction on a section of the border wall while it battles in court for the right to use Department of Defense funds to do so. ...
07:51, 07/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
09:17, 07/24/2019

Gas plant construction makes WA history by moving 30,000 native animals to safety Other mining companies urged to follow suit after contractors at Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG plant spend seven years relocating faunaEnvironment contractors who relocated 30,000 animals during the construction of the Wheatstone LNG plant in Western Aust...
22:00, 07/25/2019

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
09:34, 07/25/2019

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the o...
20:17, 08/16/2019

Notre-Dame Construction Resumes in Paris, but Worries About Lead Remain Officials had shut down the work site over concerns about lead contamination. While stricter decontamination measures are now in place, concerns over safety persist....
03:17, 08/20/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Arizona....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blake...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
04:00, 05/30/2019

1 dead, 5 injured after construction crane collapses on Dallas apartment building The crane fell after the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area Sunday evening, saying winds could exceed 113 kph....
08:51, 06/10/2019

US home construction rises 5.7% in April, led by uptick in single-family homes WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction rises 5.7% in April, led by uptick in single-family homes....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Trump administration raids military construction projects for border wall The Trump administration is carrying out plans to raid $3.6 billion in military construction projects to build the border wall, further inflaming lawmakers who have accused President Donald Trump of illegally overriding Congress’ spending decisions.D...
03:00, 09/04/2019

As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation Florida is investigating WeBuildTheWall, Inc., an organization that has begun building a border wall on private property in New Mexico.        ...
10:34, 06/02/2019

Pentagon approves diversion of military construction funds for Trump’s wall Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper agrees to take $3.6 billion that was designated for 127 military construction projects to pay for 175 miles of border wall....
10:00, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Albemarle to delay construction plans for 125,000 tons of lithium processing Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it would delay construction plans for about 125,000 tons of additional lithium processing capacity as an oversupply of the white metal used to make electric vehicle batteries has pushed down prices....
17:51, 08/08/2019

Brick & Mortar fund raises $97 mln to make construction tech-savvy Brick & Mortar Ventures, a venture capital fund founded by a scion of family-run Bechtel Corp, said on Tuesday it had raised $97.2 million from leading construction-related companies as builders turn to 3D printing and other software to cut costs and...
20:18, 08/13/2019

Construction of Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project begins Monday MARANA – Starting Monday, crews will be working on the the Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work includes new sidewalks, upgrading various curb ramps, improving various driveway aprons, and in...
12:51, 07/01/2019

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
23:18, 08/13/2019

Millions of homes are underinsured against natural disasters as construction costs keep rising Increasingly extreme weather, from floods to wildfires to high-category hurricanes, are causing increasing damage to the nation's neighborhoods. Now, new research shows much of the nation's housing stock may be underinsured for these disast...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Hammer time: US construction index at record high, more work than workers Optimism in the U.S. construction industry has reached a record high, with builders forced to push off work because finding help is difficult due to the historic unemployment low....
22:51, 09/17/2019

Donors of border wall GoFundMe demand answers after months of no construction A private group dedicated to building a wall along the southwestern border has raised more than $20 million since the start of the year, but it’s yet to put a shovel in the ground. “We Build the Wall,” a nonprofit that started up during the December ...
03:51, 05/12/2019

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
20:00, 08/09/2019

Standard Industries, private equity vie for BASF construction chemicals -sources Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on more profitable operations, people close to the mat...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Construction crane falls on busy Seattle street during storm, killing 4 One female and three males had died by the time firefighters had arrived Saturday afternoon, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins said.        ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

The Punctilious Planning, Design, and Construction of the Ancient Round City of Baghdad Baghdad is the capital of Iraq but whereas the country of Iraq was founded only in 1958, the city of Baghdad had been established about 1200 years before by the Abbasids. Baghdad was built originally as a round city and was considered to be an archit...
09:34, 05/11/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
05:51, 08/09/2019

New Mexico construction worker saves baby, toddler from burning building A New Mexico construction worker is being hailed a hero for saving a two-month-old girl and a young boy from a burning building Friday, according to a report....
08:17, 07/15/2019

Revealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction site Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says unionNo more ‘man up’: push for better mental healthWhy do so many construction workers kill themselves?Hinkley Point nuclear power station, Britain’s biggest construction ...
21:18, 08/13/2019

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.       ...
05:51, 07/16/2019

Sixth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks begin today: Taliban spokesman American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Ethiopia police arrest 56 members of Amhara political party: party spokesman Ethiopian police have arrested 56 members of an Amhara political party following a failed attempt to seize power in the province, the party's spokesman said on Thursday....
12:17, 06/27/2019

UK PM May to meet Labour's Corbyn for Brexit talks later on Tuesday: Labour spokesman The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will meet Prime Minister Theresa May later on Tuesday to discuss the impasse in their Brexit talks, a Labour spokesman said....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Iran committed to nuclear deal as long as other parties stay committed: Foreign Ministry spokesman Iran will stay committed to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers at the same level that the other signatories stay committed, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency....
16:51, 07/15/2019

Brick & Mortar Ventures launches $97 million construction tech venture fund Construction technology is a big thing, which is why Brick & Mortar Ventures has raised a $97 million fund to invest in building innovations.Read More...
23:51, 08/13/2019

Large structure fire burns at Santa Clara condo construction site SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KNTV) – A large structure fire at a condominium construction site in Santa Clara sent huge plumes of smoke and flames into the sky Friday morning. Photos posted on Twitter identified the location as a building under constru...
01:34, 06/29/2019

Pace of border wall construction doubled, work on private land begins The Trump administration has stepped up the rebuilding of the dilapidated U.S.-Mexico border wall and is finally moving on new extensions of the 30-foot-high barrier as it aims to install 500 miles of a new “border system” by the end of next year, of...
06:34, 09/10/2019

Exclusive: Images show construction on China's third and largest aircraft carrier - analysts Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
01:51, 05/08/2019

Police in Hawaii reportedly arresting protesters in standoff over construction of Mauna Kea telescope Native Hawaiian protesters are promising Wednesday to continue their blockade of an access road to the construction site of a mountaintop telescope on The Big Island -- despite an increased police presence -- in a bid to halt the project....
04:34, 07/18/2019

Trump administration asks for Supreme Court intervention over border wall construction The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to lift an injunction imposed by a lower court that blocks the administration from using $2.5 billion in military funds to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border....
02:00, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Standard Industries, private equity vie for BASF construction chemicals -sources Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on more profitable operations, people close to the mat...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Panchshil's luxury project in Pune is a case-study in global construction technology While luxury real estate in India is undergoing a transformation, one brand in Pune has already moved leagues ahead of the industry in this category, earning it the reputation of being India’s most global real estate brand. That brand is none ...
11:52, 08/14/2019

Bid to quickly halt Central Park West bike lane construction fails A Manhattan judge on Wednesday declined to immediately halt construction of a protected bike lane on Central Park West, a day after a local condo board sued the city to stop the path. In denying the request for an injunction, Manhattan Supreme Court ...
04:51, 08/01/2019

Trans Mountain restarting pipeline construction ‘not reason to celebrate’: Jason Kenney Alberta's premier says Trans Mountain announcing it will resume construction on its pipeline expansion project is a step forward, but not a reason to celebrate....
22:00, 08/21/2019

Model 3 driver falls asleep with Autopilot on, promptly crashes into 11 construction barrels While Tesla’s Autopilot software has improved considerably over the past few years, there’s still plenty of room for improvement. Part of the problem is that Tesla owners seem to have a bad habit of using the feature improperly. While Tes...
19:34, 07/25/2019

'National tragedy': Trump begins border wall construction in Unesco reserve Wall will traverse the entirety of the southern edge of the Organ Pipe Cactus national monument, one of the most biologically diverse regions in the USConstruction of a 30ft-high section of Donald Trump’s border barrier has begun in the Organ Pipe Ca...
10:17, 09/13/2019

Bedrock City in Arizona to open for summer before construction begins on Raptor Ranch Bedrock City, Arizona / Ryan Polei / Flickr PHOENIX (KPNX) – Arizonans will have the chance to say one final “yabba dabba doo!” to the state’s famed roadside attraction near Valle before most of the larger-than-life versions of the ...
07:51, 07/02/2019

Brick & Mortar fund raises $97 million to make construction tech-savvy Brick & Mortar Ventures, a venture capital fund founded by a scion of family-run Bechtel Corp, said on Tuesday it had raised $97.2 million from leading construction-related companies as builders turn to 3D printing and other software to cut costs and...
20:18, 08/13/2019

Actor Jason Momoa visits protesters blocking construction of telescope in Hawaii The Native Hawaiian Hollywood actor wore green leaf lei around his neck and the crown of his head as he attended a ceremony at the protest site on Wednesday....
14:17, 08/01/2019

This 1960s Comic Strip Claimed Nuclear Explosions Were the Future of Road Construction Nuclear weapons can wipe out an entire city in the blink of an eye, but what about all the good they can do? That was the pitch from this 1965 comic strip that extolled the virtues of nuclear bombs to build everything from highways to a “second Panam...
20:17, 07/17/2019

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
17:51, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Iran spokesman: Iran needs 20% enriched uranium TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 1:10 p.m. A spokesman for Iran’s nuclear program says the country has a need for uranium enriched up to ...
11:00, 06/17/2019

HGTV hit 'Windy City Rehab' at war with Chicago over construction permits, jeopardizing series: report The popular HGTV show "Windy City Rehab" is in trouble with Chicago officials over construction permits. If the disputes are not resolved, it could jeopardize the future of one of the highest-rated shows on the channel....
21:34, 07/21/2019

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia has finally received a building permit 137 years after construction began The Barcelona city council granted a seven-year license to the current builders of the Sagrada Familia, 137 years after construction of the church began. The city will be paid $5.3 million in fees as part of an agreement negotiated with a foundation ...
15:34, 06/12/2019

Privately funded organization We Build the Wall starts construction of border barrier in Texas A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Opponents of solar project near Port Hope call on Ontario government to halt its construction A local resident claims the community was assured that a planned solar project would be cancelled as part of the party's election pledge to rip up bad green energy projects....
03:00, 05/09/2019

As homebuilding hits 12-year high, experts warn construction stocks may lose steam Matt Maley, chief market strategist at Miller Tabak, and Michael Bapis, managing director of Vios Advisors at Rockefeller Capital Management, break down the homebuilders' recent rally with CNBC's Mike Santoli....
14:34, 09/19/2019

NASA Mission to Visit Jupiter's Moon Europa Moves to Final Construction Phase A mission to sample Jupiter’s moon Europa for signs of life will move into its final design and construction phase, according to a NASA announcement.Read more......
23:34, 08/20/2019

Andrew Cancio still juggling two worlds: World champ and full-time construction technician Andrew Cancio is a world titleholder and has a fight scheduled to defend his belt in a rematch against Alberto Machado on Saturday. But he still has a chip on his shoulder -- and a full-time job on the side....
15:51, 06/20/2019

EU vs. Indonesia: Is it really a trade war? The European Union has slapped countervailing tariffs on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The southeast Asian country has threatened to retaliate but experts say counter tariffs could be self-destructive....
17:17, 08/16/2019

Hundreds of Protestors Block Work Crews Ahead of Thirty Meter Telescope Construction in Hawaii Construction preparation for what is supposed to be one of the world’s biggest and most powerful telescopes was set to begin Monday in Hawaii, but opponents aren’t making it easy.Read more......
20:17, 07/17/2019

GoFundMe border wall construction back in motion after New Mexico city lifts cease-and-desist Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, New Mexico.        ...
14:17, 05/31/2019

Hundreds Of Activists Fill Street To Continue Protesting Telescope Construction On Sacred Hawaiian Land On Sunday morning, hundreds of activists protested the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea on Hawaii island by gathering at Kalakaua and Kuhio avenues. By 11 a.m., the “Waikiki for Mauna Kea” march filled the street with hundreds of p...
08:34, 07/22/2019

‘If you’re a good worker, papers don’t matter’: How a Trump construction crew has relied on immigrants without legal status The Trump Organization pledged early this year to scrutinize the legal status of its employees. But a little-known company owned by the president has continued to use undocumented workers for projects on his properties, according to past and current ...
19:00, 08/09/2019

Money previously earmarked for military construction projects will fund President Trump’s border wall instead (NBC News)   The Pentagon is diverting funds for dozens of construction projects to help pay for President Trump’s border wall. More than 120 military construction projects in 23 states, three U.S. territories and 20 countries are all being del...
19:51, 09/06/2019

Pentagon’s shift of $3.6B in military construction money to build border fencing infuriates Democrats in Congress CRYING FOUL: “Today Defense Secretary Mark Esper notified me that the Department of Defense will reprogram $3.6 billion in funds appropriated for military construction projects, including at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, in order to build ...
01:34, 09/05/2019

Construction company sues Army Corps, calls border fence bid process 'highly flawed' An Arizona construction company competing for border fence projects has sued the Department of Defense over the Army Corps of Engineers' "highly flawed solicitation and award" process, the Washington Examiner has learned....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Indonesia is trying to outlaw sex outside of marriage Indonesia is about to criminalize sex and living together outside marriage, in a move toward deeper religious piety in the world’s most populous Muslim country. The country’s parliament agreed to a final draft of the code Wednesday, and it is ready t...
20:17, 09/19/2019

Why Indonesia Is Shifting Its Capital From Jakarta Jakarta is soon to become an ex-capital city. Indonesia is planning to move its administrative headquarters from its richest island of Java to the forest island of Borneo. President Joko Widodo is betting that a new capital for the Southeast Asian na...
16:17, 08/26/2019

6 Die During Riots in Indonesia Over Election Results (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s p...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Seven-Seater MG Hector Showcased In Indonesia Morris Garages is readying a seven-seater version of the Hector that will hit the markets next year in India. While the launch is still some time away, we can bring you a glimpse of the seven-seater......
19:51, 07/25/2019

Strong earthquake kills at least one in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed at least one person and briefly displaced more than 1,000 coastal-dwellers who feared a tsunami, Indonesia's disaster agency said on Saturday....
09:51, 08/03/2019

Indonesia is about to pass a law that would criminalize sex outside of marriage Indonesia is set to pass a highly controversial new penal code that would criminalize consensual sex outside of marriage and effectively outlaw same-sex relations, in a move human rights groups have criticized as a violation of basic freedoms....
16:51, 09/19/2019

| Non-marital sex hoping to be banned in Indonesia Indonesia is set to vote on a plan to outlaw gay and pre-marital sex while beefing up its blasphemy laws in a shakeup fuelled by religious conservatism and slammed by rights groups....
20:17, 09/19/2019

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country....
03:51, 09/18/2019

7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific monitoring authorities ruled out the chance of......
06:17, 06/24/2019

Why It’s Another Bad Year for Indonesia Forest Fires An annual nuisance, stinging smoke from massive wildfires is blanketing parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this year on a greater than usual scale. Most of the blazes result from illegal slash-and-burn methods used to clear farmland for cash ...
22:53, 09/19/2019

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thai lender Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thursday, the companies said....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Honda BR-V Facelift Unveiled In Indonesia The BR-V does look prettier than before and the revised front grille and even the new bumper add to the design of the car. It looks bolder and the chrome that's spread around the fog lamps, and even......
19:00, 04/28/2019

Strong earthquake kills four in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
12:51, 08/03/2019

Indonesia's capital city isn't the only one sinking Indonesia announced that the country will relocate their capital city, because Jakarta is sinking into the Java Sea. But it's not the only city at risk. Here are others that are sinking as well....
07:17, 08/28/2019

Indonesia floods, landslides kill at least 29 Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, the disaster agency said on Monday, with thousands taking shelter in evacuation centers amid fears of disease....
10:51, 04/29/2019

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste....
17:51, 06/15/2019

| WATCH: Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island erupts, sending a massive column of ash and smoke into the air and coating local villages in debris. The volcano has been rumbling since 2010 and saw a deadly eruption in 2016....
02:51, 05/09/2019

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
15:51, 08/03/2019

Racing pigeon in Indonesia sells for over $100K A racing pigeon in Indonesia was reportedly sold for over $100,000, making it the most expensive bird sale in the country. Indonesia resident Robby Eka Wijaya purchased the male bird, named Jayabaya, to compete in the nation’s popular — and som...
09:00, 07/23/2019

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, kills 1 One person died of a heart attack amid the panic in the province of Banten on Java and at least four others were injured, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said in a statement....
09:17, 08/03/2019

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
00:34, 07/15/2019

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
10:51, 08/09/2019

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missing. East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said Tuesday the Arim J...
15:34, 06/18/2019

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next year....
10:51, 06/20/2019

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province. Irwan Syahri, from the local disaster mitigation agency in La...
12:34, 06/21/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia home used as factory An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province...
11:34, 06/21/2019

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
09:17, 06/17/2019

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
16:51, 07/04/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia”. However, Indonesia is fast emerging as a d...
00:17, 06/21/2019

Indonesia’s President Halts Bill That Would Ban Sex Outside Marriage Parliament had been expected to pass a sweeping overhaul of the penal code, much of which mirrored Shariah. President Joko Widodo said it needed “further study.”...
16:34, 09/20/2019

Indonesia plans to move its capital from Jakarta. Here's why Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, is planning to move its capital away from Jakarta, which is suffering from severe congestion and also rapidly sinking....
05:17, 05/02/2019

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
18:17, 07/14/2019

| 7 killed in fiery ferry accident in Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others are missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island, police have said....
08:17, 08/19/2019

Why Indonesia Is Shifting Its Capital From Jakarta: QuickTake Jakarta is soon to become an ex-capital city. Indonesia is planning to move its administrative headquarters from its richest island of Java to the forest island of Borneo. President Joko Widodo is betting that a new capital for the Southeast Asian na...
03:51, 08/25/2019

Indonesia to keep monitoring for potential tsunami until at least 1435 GMT Indonesia's geophysics agency said on Friday it would keep monitoring for the risk of a potential tsunami until at least 21:35 pm (1435 GMT) after a powerful earthquake struck off the islands of Sumatra and Java....
09:51, 08/03/2019

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
01:34, 05/23/2019

KFC is now selling fried chicken skin, but you'll have to go to Indonesia to get it KFC Indonesia Five KFC locations in Indonesia have added chicken skin to their menus. Online customer response to the chicken skin has been overwhelming positive, according to The Sun. It's unclear whether the company has plans to roll out chicken s...
23:00, 06/05/2019

A massive 6.8 earthquake hit Indonesia. Now, a tsunami warning A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.        ...
16:51, 08/02/2019

Indonesia floods kill at least 19, thousands displaced Indonesia’s disaster agency says floods and landslides from torrential rains have killed at least 19 people and displaced thousands in the past few days...
07:51, 04/29/2019

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts again Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupted again Tuesday, spewing ash thousands of feet into the air and putting the North Sumatra region on high alert....
15:00, 05/07/2019

More Than 270 Die Counting Votes By Hand In Indonesia After Elections Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses caused by long hours of work counting millions of......
18:17, 04/28/2019

Indonesia Says It Foiled Plot to Detonate Bombs via Wi-Fi The alleged plot highlights advances in bomb-making in a country with a history of militant activity tied to the Islamic State and other extremist groups....
06:17, 05/17/2019

7.3 earthquake strikes Indonesia, shakes Australia A strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Indonesia in the Banda Sea Monday, causing buildings to sway in the northern Australian city of Darwin....
12:00, 06/24/2019

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president. The organization said Friday the upgrade reflects Indonesia&#...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Floods, landslides kill at least 29, displace 12,000 in Indonesia At least 29 people have died, several are missing and thousands have been displaced due to floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said....
15:17, 04/29/2019

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands were hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Indonesia president says may reshuffle cabinet before second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo is considering reshuffling his cabinet before he is sworn in for a second five-year term in October, according to comments he made in an interview with the Tempo newspaper published on Monday....
07:34, 04/29/2019

Indonesia's Jakarta hit by major power blackout An electricity outage has hit most areas of the Indonesian capital and some neighboring provinces on Java island. The blackout happened two days after a 6.9 magnitude quake struck the heavily populated island....
14:17, 08/04/2019

Inmates set fire to prison during riot in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of police and soldiers have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot on Thursday, officials said. Angry inmates set fire to Langkat prison in North Sumatra province, which is designed to house 90...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Indonesia sends 1,000 police to quell protests Protests in Indonesia were sparked by allegations of police brutality after a group of Papuan students were accused of throwing the country's flag into a ditch....
12:00, 08/22/2019

7 Killed As Ferry Catches Fire In Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said....
22:00, 08/17/2019

Indonesia announces location of new capital on Borneo Indonesia's president has provided fresh details on the location and cost of a new capital on Borneo. The capital Jakarta is overcrowded and sinking....
14:17, 08/26/2019

Four dead after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off Java island has killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as the capital. The U.S. Geological Survey says Friday night...
17:17, 08/03/2019

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a huge column of ash, causing panic among residents....
14:34, 06/10/2019

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed through time....
15:00, 06/30/2019

Indonesia sinks 51 foreign boats to fight against poaching JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have resumed their tough stance against illegal fishing in the country’s water by sinking 51 foreign ships. Maritime and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti says the ships were sunk Saturday at f...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Mastercard, Indonesia's Artajasa to collaborate on payment gateway Mastercard Inc said on Thursday it signed an agreement with Indonesian payment switching firm Artajasa Pembayaran Elektronis to make a foray into the Southeast Asian country's national payment gateway system....
13:17, 08/15/2019

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued....
19:00, 07/14/2019

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Indonesia Picks Eastern Borneo Island As New Capital Indonesia has chosen the eastern edge of jungle-clad Borneo island for its new capital, President Joko Widodo said this morning, as the country looks to shift its political heart away from congested......
11:51, 08/26/2019

Shell pursuing $1 bln exit from Indonesia LNG project -sources Royal Dutch Shell is moving to sell its stake in Indonesia's $15 billion Abadi liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, industry and banking sources said, following on from an asset disposal programme that has raised more than $30 billion....
13:51, 05/03/2019

Domestic airfares soar in Indonesia despite government price cap When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than she had paid in previous years....
10:00, 07/11/2019

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Indonesia president signs new EV decree to bolster industry Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he signed a decree that lays out government support to build an electric vehicle (EV) industry in Southeast Asia's largest economy, the Cabinet Secretariat said in a statement....
22:17, 08/08/2019

One dead, four hurt after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say one person has died of a heart attack and more 100 houses are damaged after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital. The U.S. Geological Survey says ...
11:51, 08/03/2019

Indonesia to Move Capital to Borneo From Jakarta, President Says The crowded, polluted city of Jakarta would no longer be the capital under President Joko Widodo’s plan to relocate to the province of East Kalimantan on Borneo Island....
11:51, 08/26/2019

Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry Indonesia on Tuesday said it was beefing up its efforts to phase out the use of toxic metal mercury in sectors such as mining, healthcare and manufacturing....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Violent protest erupts in capital of Indonesia's Papua Protesters in Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua set buildings ablaze in the provincial capital Jayapura on Thursday, forcing the state power firm to cut off electricity in some districts, state media and an executive of the utility said....
19:51, 08/29/2019

Volcano on Indonesia’s Bali erupts, flights canceled JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Bali’s airport has canceled flights following an eruption of the Mount Agung volcano that spread ash over the south of the Indonesian island. The national disaster agency said Friday night’s eruption lasted four ...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday....
06:00, 06/15/2019

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast on Sunday....
22:34, 07/07/2019

Flights Cancelled As Volcano Erupts In Indonesia's Bali More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia's island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung volcano....
11:00, 05/25/2019

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
11:34, 05/31/2019

Indonesia parades 5 foreigners arrested for drugs on Bali DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police in Bali have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine on the island. Police paraded the three men and two women at a press conference on Friday. Denpasar police chief Ruddi ...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, rocking the capital Jakarta. After initially urging people in coastal areas to move to higher ground, officials later ended a tsunami warning....
22:51, 08/02/2019

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for recording harassment Baiq Nuril Maknun had been sentenced to six months for documenting boss’s lewd callsIndonesia’s parliament has unanimously approved an amnesty for a woman who was jailed for documenting sexual harassment by her employer.Baiq Nuril Maknun, 37, who wor...
01:00, 07/26/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
11:34, 06/17/2019

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence. The...
06:34, 05/23/2019

WhatsApp Said to Be in Talks to Launch Mobile Payments in Indonesia WhatsApp is said to be in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce sector....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua amid unrest Indonesian authorities imposed an internet blackout in Indonesian-ruled parts of New Guinea after violent unrest. The move aims to stop the spread of racist messages and misinformation, officials have said....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a plot possibly linked to last week's post-election riots....
10:51, 05/28/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina sees 109,000 bpd crude purchase from oil contractors in H2 * Indonesian state energy company PT Pertamina may purchase around 109,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude from contractors of domestic oil fields in the second half of 2019, its spokeswoman told Reuters by text on Wednesday...
10:17, 07/10/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina says oil spill recovery will take until March 2020 Clean-up efforts after an oil spill from a well in Indonesia's Java Sea will take until at least March next year, state energy firm Pertamina said on Thursday as it struggles to plug the underwater leak....
22:51, 08/08/2019

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
16:00, 05/24/2019

1 dead, 4 hurt after quake hits off Indonesia coast Indonesian authorities say one person has died of a heart attack and more 100 houses are damaged after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital...
07:17, 08/03/2019

Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwellers fleeing to higher ground and panicking people in the capital Jakarta....
18:51, 08/02/2019

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Prabowo Subianto claims there was massive electoral ...
10:34, 06/14/2019

Frenchman sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Indonesia An Indonesian court sentenced a French national to death on Monday for drug trafficking, his lawyer said, after prosecutors had called for a 20-year prison sentence....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina has signed oil block contract -regulator Indonesian state energy firm PT Pertamina has signed a production sharing contract with the government for the country's second-largest crude producing field, said the head of the nation's upstream oil and gas regulator....
12:34, 05/10/2019

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003...
12:51, 07/01/2019

2 Men, Woman Whipped 100 Times Each In Indonesia For Breaking Sharia Law Three people were publicly whipped 100 times each in Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province on Wednesday, with one woman pleading for the masked sharia officer to stop because she could not......
19:17, 07/31/2019

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial reports of major damage or injury....
09:51, 06/24/2019

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Papua ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.1 quake was ...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Indonesia mulls moving capital city away from Jakarta Indonesia’s capital could no longer be overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta after the country’s president approved a long-term plan to switch the capital elsewhere....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Indonesia raises minimum age for brides to end child marriage Indonesia's parliament has revised the country's marriage law to lift the minimum age at which women can marry by three years to 19, a move welcomed by campaigners as a step toward curbing child marriage in the world's biggest Muslim majority-country...
13:34, 09/17/2019

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was centered 208 kilometers (129 miles) below the earth...
07:34, 06/24/2019

FROM THE FIELD: ‘Race is on’ to halt biodiversity loss in Indonesia The “race is on” in Indonesia to halt the illegal trade in wildlife and the loss of biodiversity according to the UN Development Programme (UNDP).The “race is on” in Indonesia to halt the illegal trade in wildlife and the loss of biodiversity accordi...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Lax law enforcement causing Indonesia's forest fires: Greenpeace Land and forest fires are becoming very common in Indonesia. International environment watchdog Greenpeace says the government needs to strictly enforce laws against responsible parties....
16:34, 09/17/2019

Indonesia to lift internet ban in rebellious Papua region Jakarta said the internet had been blocked to stop hateful messages and fake news that were fueling unrest in Papua. Media and free speech advocates have slammed the move to curtail internet services....
23:00, 09/05/2019

Indonesia military: Use of child soldiers a rights violation JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian military spokesman says any use of child soldiers by Papuan independence fighters would be a violation of human rights that implicates both the rebels and state institutions. The Associated Press reported last ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Indonesia woos Instagram generation for hip new bond raisings Indonesia's push to cut its reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of funding -- digitally savvy millennials....
20:17, 08/06/2019

1 Dead As 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia's Bali A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
18:17, 07/16/2019

Indonesia Confronts, Belatedly, a Huge Oil Spill Near Jakarta The true size of the July spill, which has left an inky stain across 12 miles of shoreline and upended livelihoods in a dozen villages, is still unknown....
10:51, 08/27/2019

Court rules against challenge to Indonesia election result JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top court ruled Thursday against a challenge to the country’s election results that alleged massive and systematic fraud, paving the way for Joko Widodo’s second term as president. The Constitut...
17:34, 06/27/2019

Indonesia ponders plan to move capital from Jakarta President Joko Widodo has asked parliament to sign off on a plan to move the nation's capital to Borneo island. Jakarta is one of the world's fastest sinking cities; a third of its land could be submerged by 2050....
17:17, 08/16/2019

Indonesia to move capital from ‘sinking, polluted’ Jakarta JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s president announced Monday that the country’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a site in sparsely populated East Kalimantan province on Borneo island, known for rainforests and orang...
02:17, 08/27/2019

Indonesia to remove 'burden' from sinking Jakarta with new capital Indonesia is moving its capital from the polluted, overcrowded and sinking city of Jakarta to a sparsely populated region on the island of Borneo, famous for its rainforests and orangutans....
15:17, 08/27/2019

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025 India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen......
13:34, 06/29/2019

Indonesia to close island in bid to save Komodo dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday....
17:34, 07/23/2019

Indonesia regulatory changes to bring more uncertainty to coal sector Indonesian coal miners said upcoming regulatory changes are putting added pressure on their businesses amid depressed prices and rising competition from other energy sources....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Amnesty wants impartial probe of Indonesia police violence JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into allegations of police brutality and unlawful killings during post-election riots in the Indonesian capital last month. The rights organization said Wedne...
11:17, 06/26/2019

Over 250 Inmates Escape Indonesia Prison Set On Fire During Riots Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, officials said Tuesday, as fresh protests broke out in the restive region....
18:01, 08/20/2019

Grab commits $2 billion to Indonesia with SoftBank's backing Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, marking its biggest commitment in the region's most populous market....
15:17, 07/29/2019

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Malaysian PM to write to Indonesia's leader as row over haze flares Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is writing to Indonesia's leader to raise his concern about cross-border haze, Malaysia's environment minister said on Thursday, as a row over smoke from forest fires simmers....
15:51, 09/12/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million votes of a total o...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Deadly clashes erupt in Indonesia after president is reelected Demonstrators rioted in the capital and burned vehicles to protest President Joko Widodo’s victory, despite widespread consensus that the election was largely well run....
11:17, 05/22/2019

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the steering wheel following an argument with the driver,......
14:34, 06/17/2019

Indonesia Plans to Move Its Capital to the Island of Borneo Indonesia will build a new capital city on the island of Borneo, home to some of the world’s biggest coal reserves and and orangutan habitats, as President Joko Widodo seeks to ease pressure on congested and sinking Jakarta. The new administrat...
13:51, 08/26/2019

AP Interview: Indonesia’s Widodo to push unpopular reforms AP Interview: Indonesia’s president vows he will push ahead with sweeping and potentially unpopular economic reforms, saying he will not have political constraints in his final term in office...
03:35, 07/27/2019

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the governor of Jakarta. Supporters of the main opposition c...
12:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in the capital Jakarta by supporters of the los...
11:34, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Police chief says 6 reported dead in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. Indonesian police say based on reports from hospitals six people have died in rioting in Jakarta a day after the presidential election results were ...
11:34, 05/22/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media...
11:17, 05/22/2019

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
22:00, 07/14/2019

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
10:51, 05/22/2019

Indonesia's Habibie, president during transition to democracy, dies Thousands of Indonesians gathered in Jakarta on Thursday to mourn former president B.J. Habibie, who came to power as the world's fourth largest nation endured a turbulent transition to democracy after former strongman Suharto stepped down in 1998....
15:51, 09/12/2019

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday, as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season, the state Antara news agency reported....
10:17, 09/11/2019

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
00:34, 07/15/2019

Millions may risk jail as Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage Indonesia is poised to pass a new penal code that criminalizes consensual sex outside marriage and introduces stiff penalties for insulting the president's dignity - a move rights groups criticized as an intrusive assault on basic freedoms....
06:36, 09/20/2019

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an a...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating a former general who has claimed widespread ballot-rigging....
08:17, 05/21/2019

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A disaster official says a strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes. The magnitude 7.3 quake on Sunday was centered 166 kilometers (103 miles) southeast of Ternate, the...
09:00, 07/15/2019

Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital City as the Current One Sinks Into the Sea For as long as Indonesia has existed—even during colonial times—Jakarta has been its capital. But the 10 million-strong coastal city that sits on the northern coast of Java will soon lose that title, thanks to some serious infrastructural and environ...
22:51, 04/30/2019

At Least 30, Including Children, Die In Indonesia Matchstick Factory Fire At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Friday, authorities said....
13:34, 06/21/2019

Indonesia picks site for new capital as Jakarta sinks A jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island is set to be transformed into Indonesia's new capital city, the country's President Joko Widodo has announced....
14:17, 08/26/2019

SoftBank-backed Tokopedia bets on logistics, AI for Indonesia growth Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia is investing in two logistics companies and using artificial intelligence to predict buying behavior as part of an effort to speed delivery and slash shipping costs in the world's biggest archipelago....
16:00, 07/26/2019

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they'd better shape up for the job....
09:34, 07/26/2019

Indonesia to push back palm replanting target beyond 2025 Indonesia could take at least 12 years to complete a program of replanting palm-growing areas after a farm ministry official said it was revising down annual targets, due to difficulties smallholders faced in proving they were eligible for the scheme...
12:34, 09/19/2019

Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT-finmin Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said....
07:34, 09/04/2019

Indonesia's ragtag firefighters on frontline of Borneo's forest blazes From soon after sunrise, a group of volunteers gathers every day on Indonesia's portion of Borneo island to throw themselves into the desperate fight against the worst forest fires in years....
18:02, 09/20/2019

Indonesia v Malaysia: a cauldron of passion and an armoured personnel carrier There’s no love lost between the south-east Asia rivals prompting Malaysia’s request for protection in Jakarta for World Cup qualifierThe biggest and loudest game anywhere this week is in Indonesia. Eighty-thousand fans are expected to pack the Gelor...
13:34, 09/04/2019

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields....
07:17, 08/16/2019

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, the communication minister said on Thursday....
08:51, 06/14/2019

Indonesia sends more troops to quell fresh Papua unrest Indonesia has deployed additional troops to the restive province of West Papua amid spreading violence and protests there over the past several days. A separatist movement has simmered in the region for decades....
21:00, 08/21/2019

2019 Kawasaki Ninja 250 Launched In Indonesia With Smart Key Ignition The Kawasaki Ninja 250 has been updated for the 2019 model year with new features in Indonesia. Showcased recently at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS), the 2019 Kawasaki Ninja......
14:51, 07/30/2019

Sleepy To Sleepless? Indonesia's New Capital In Forest Of Borneo Island By day, the unforgiving sun glares off the road beside Ipah's wooden home with blinding brightness as a passing motorbike stirs a swirl of dust. By night, the beams of an occasional truck carrying......
06:34, 09/04/2019

Indonesia Returning Hundreds Of Containers Of Contaminated Waste To West Indonesia is sending back hundreds of containers of contaminated waste to the West after shipments supposedly containing plastic meant for recycling were found to hide hazardous substances, customs......
16:19, 09/19/2019

Indonesia election rivals toil in 'war rooms' to check ballots In a low-rise Jakarta office block, young Indonesian supporters of President Joko Widodo sit hunched over screens to count photographed vote tallies from polling stations, two weeks after an election to lead the world's third-biggest democracy....
10:17, 04/30/2019

Indonesia leader meets defeated rival after divisive poll Indonesia’s president and his defeated election rival met for the first time since the divisive April poll, signaling a calming of political tensions in the world’s third-largest democracy...
07:51, 07/13/2019

India, Indonesia Condemn "Selective Approaches" In Dealing With Terrorism India and Indonesia on Thursday "unequivocally" condemned terrorism and the "selective approaches" in dealing with the global menace as External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held talks with his......
00:01, 09/06/2019

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua to help curb violent protests Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination....
09:34, 08/22/2019

Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday formally proposed to parliament a plan to move the country's capital from Jakarta, on the crowded island of Java, to Kalimantan on the island of Borneo....
07:17, 08/16/2019

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings...
09:00, 07/16/2019

Indonesia drafting rules to apply VAT on online products and services Indonesia is drafting new rules to impose value added tax to online products and services provided by offshore companies, as authorities target a bigger slice of revenue from the country's fast-growing digital market, a top tax official told Reuters....
09:51, 07/16/2019

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, the environment minister said on Wednesday....
15:34, 06/12/2019

Indonesia's Donggi Senoro LNG plant may cut 2019 output -director Indonesia's Donggi Senoro liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant may lower its 2019 output from an initial estimate of 43 cargoes due to the current low price for gas, Kurniawan Rahardjo, director at plant operator PT Donggi Senoro LNG said on Thursday....
12:17, 08/01/2019

Indonesia to publish final report on Lion Air crash next month Indonesia's transport safety agency (KNKT) will publish a final report in September into last year's crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max after obtaining feedback from stakeholders, the country's director general of civil aviation said on Friday....
13:17, 08/09/2019

Mass deforestation: How trade fells trees in Brazil and Indonesia Hunger for beef, palm oil, soy and timber fuels rainforest clearance at enormous scales, especially in Brazil and Indonesia. That matters for climate change....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Indonesia shelves vote on penal code criminalizing extramarital sex Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday ordered a delay in a parliamentary vote on a new penal code criminalizing sex outside marriage and same-sex relations, which has been criticized by rights groups as an assault on basic freedoms....
15:34, 09/20/2019

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotlight on the Southeast Asian country's justice system....
10:34, 07/12/2019

Malaysia complains of smog from Indonesia as forest fires flare Malaysia's science ministry will urge Indonesia to take immediate action to fight haze, it said on Friday, as Jakarta detected a spike in the number of hot spots indicating worsening forest fires across the archipelago....
15:17, 09/06/2019

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage....
16:34, 07/14/2019

METALS-Nickel rises on Indonesia supply disruption fears Nickel prices advanced on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
18:34, 06/21/2019

Tremors felt in Australia after 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Banda Sea A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near to Indonesia's Tanimbar islands in Banda Sea Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern Australia....
12:00, 06/24/2019