JAKARTA, Feb 20- U.S. mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc warned on Monday that it could take the Indonesian government to arbitration and seek damages over a contractual dispute that has halted operations at the world's second-biggest copper mine. The row, which centers around the sanctity of Freeport's 30- year mining contract, comes as Indonesia seeks to...
JAKARTA, Feb 20- Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Indonesian unit said on Monday it hoped to resolve a dispute with the government over its mining contract, but reserved the right to start arbitration against the government and seek damages. Freeport has submitted a notification to Indonesia's mining ministry describing breaches and violations of its contract of...
JAKARTA, Feb 20- Freeport McMoRan Inc's chief executive said on Monday the company's Indonesian unit has made its first lay-offs since a dispute over its mining contract started with the Indonesian government and may let go of more workers this week. Richard Adkerson told a news conference in Jakarta that about 10 percent of the expatriate workforce had been...
Chappy Hakim, chief executive of miner Freeport-McMoran's Indonesian unit, has resigned.
Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu was set to visit Singapore this weekend, marking an Israeli head of state’s first official visit in 30 years.
NEW YORK— Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything— baby pictures and Pepe memes, social updates and abusive bullying, helpful how-to videos and live-streamed violence. In a phone interview with The Associated Press, Zuckerberg stressed that he...
Singapore is easing its obsession on grades to focus on life-long learning as the country takes on new challenges in today's economic climate.
All work has stopped at Freeport-McMoRan's giant copper mine in Indonesia and its workers are planning a demonstration.
SINGAPORE- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on "View From the Federal Reserve" before the Global Interdependence Center "Central Bank Series: Singapore" event- 0115 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum- 2230 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland...
NEW YORK— Mark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto, sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan. Yet now, across the world there are people left behind by globalization, and movements for withdrawing from global connection, "Zuckerberg, who founded Facebook in a Harvard dorm room in 2004, wrote in...
Race and religion will continue to influence regional elections in Jakarta, according to an analyst.
Song Seng Wun, economist at CIMB Research, gives his views on the Jakarta gubernatorial election and its impact on investment in Jakarta.
The race to become governor of Indonesia's capital was neck and neck in early counting on Wednesday sample counts showed.
CAIRO- Central Bank of Egypt monetary policy committee meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum- 2230 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting.
However, racial and religious sentiments are likely to continue influencing votes, says Roberto Herrera-Lim, MD at Teneo Intelligence.
The heavily populated city of Jakarta holds elections to pick a new governor amid tensions.
Yohanes Sulaiman, lecturer at Universitas Jenderal Achmad Yani, weighs in on the threeway race in the regional election.
Ross Tapsell, lecturer at ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, talks about the role of religion influencing the gubernatorial elections in Jakarta.
After rallying to a 20-month high, copper prices are now coming off as a workers’ strike shows signs of easing.
Pahala Mansury, CFO of Bank Mandiri, says 2017 will be a better year for the bank when it comes to tackling the level of non-performing loans.