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  • Water is added to concentrate at Freeport McMoRan's Grasberg copper and gold mining complex in Papua province, Indonesia, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

    Shareholders are pressuring miner Freeport-McMoRan to stand up to the Indonesian government over the U.S. miner's contract.

  • HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb 27- Shareholders are pressuring miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc to stand up to the Indonesian government over changes the Southeast Asian country wants to make in the U.S. miner's contract, Freeport's chief executive officer said on Monday. Rio Tinto Plc, which is a partner in Freeport's massive Grasberg copper and gold mine in Indonesia, is also...

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    Five senior security officials were executed for "enraging" Kim Jong Un, USA Today reports.

  • Streets in Bandung, Indonesia

    A pressure cooker bomb exploded in the courtyard of a government building in the Indonesian city Bandung on Monday.

  • Australia-Indonesia ties are back on track

    Defense and trade were on the agenda during President Jokowi's trip to Australia, says Dave McRae, senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne.

  • *Month-long tour includes Indonesia, China, Japan and others. KUALA LUMPUR/ DUBAI, Feb 26- Malaysia welcomed Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday for the start of a rare, month-long Asian tour, where the monarch will build ties and seek to draw more investments to the oil-rich gulf nation. King Salman also plans to visit Indonesia, Brunei, Japan, China, the Maldives and...

  • JAKARTA, Indonesia— Indonesia is hoping to ring up investment deals worth billions of dollars when Saudi Arabia's King Salman and an entourage of 1,500 officials, princes and businessmen visit the Indonesian capital next week. The March 1-9 state visit is the first to Indonesia by a Saudi monarch since 1970. Indonesia has been a source of workers for Saudi...

  • JAKARTA, Indonesia— A report on inequality in Indonesia says its four richest men now have more wealth than 100 million of the country's poorest people. The report released Thursday by Oxfam said Indonesia, with a population of more than 250 million, has the sixth-worst inequality in the world. The report said extreme poverty of less than $1.90 a day in income has...

  • This biometric start-up is headed for Indonesia

    Yasuhiro Kuda, CEO of Liquid Inc, talks about why the company decided to launch a joint venture with the Salim Group to enter the Indonesian market.

  • CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe will appear at the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics. CHISINAU- National Bank of Moldova announces interest rate decision. ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey monetary policy meeting.

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  • "This is a very historic visit for us," Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung told reporters on Tuesday, adding that the king would be in Indonesia from March 1 to 9. Indonesia, home to the world's largest Muslim population, hopes Saudi Arabia will help to promote moderate Islam through religious teaching and exchange programmes for scholars, Anung added.

  • Goldman Sachs goes to court in Indonesia

    Bill Sullivan of Christian Teo & Partners weighs in on the billion-dollar lawsuit involving Goldman Sachs and a tycoon in Indonesia.

  • JAKARTA, Feb 20- U.S. mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc warned on Monday 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 centres around the sanctity of Freeport's 30- year mining contract, comes as Indonesia seeks to squeeze...

  • JAKARTA, Feb 20- State-owned Indonesian construction firm PT Hutama Karya plans a 5.5 trillion rupiah bond issue in April, aiming to tap into funds being repatriated under the country's tax amnesty program, the finance ministry said on Monday. The government will guarantee the bonds and the finance ministry said investors buying them would help support...

  • JAKARTA, Feb 20- U.S. mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc warned on Monday 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 squeeze...

  • 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...