* Indonesia's government signed on Monday a production
contract with units of ConocoPhillips, PT Pertamina
and Repsol SA for the Corridor natural gas
blocks, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arifin Tasrif told
An Indonesian businessman was arrested Saturday on charges that he orchestrated the killing of two journalists who were reporting on a land dispute between his palm oil company and people living in the area, according to a report.
The murder of two Indonesian activists, which police say was ordered by a palm oil businessman, highlights the escalating violence and threats faced by environmentalists who challenge the industry, rights groups say.
JAKARTA – He was once a boy scout and member of a patriotic flag-raising team in high school. But with student protests sweeping Jakarta and other cities in recent months in some of the worst civil unrest to hit Indonesia in decades, Manik Marganamahendra has emerged as an anti-establishment icon. “Today we stand on Indonesian...
An outbreak of African swine fever in Indonesia's North Sumatra province has been detected by laboratory tests carried out after the deaths of thousands of pigs in the area this week, an agriculture ministry official said on Friday.
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