Taiwan's Pegatron shares soar after reporting strong net profit in Q3

Shares in Pegatron Corp. moved sharply higher Friday after the contract electronics maker reported a strong bottom line for the third quarter a day earlier, dealers said. The strong third quarter e...

Indonesia releases Taiwanese ship and crew

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Indonesian authorities have released a Taiwanese heavy-lift ship and its 21 crew members, now due for arrival in Kaohsiung in five or six days, the Fisheries Agency an...

Taiwanese Apple supplier Pegatron creates 1,800 jobs in Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese iPhone assembler Pegatron Corporation (和碩聯合科技) is recruiting 1,800 workers for a new factory on the Indonesian island of Batam in order to avoid fallout from the...

Indonesia returning yacht at center of Malaysia graft probe

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A police official says Indonesia is returning a luxury yacht allegedly bought with funds stolen from a Malaysian state investment company. Daniel Silitonga,...

Taiwan, Indonesian police bust amphetamine smuggling gang

JAKARTA (CNA) -- A joint effort by Taiwanese and Indonesian police resulted in the arrest of four Taiwan nationals attempting to smuggle amphetamine onto Batam Island, in Riau Islands Province, Indone...

Indonesia sends Singapore rocket plot militants to prison

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six Islamic militants who Indonesian police accused of plotting to fire a rocket at downtown Singapore from a nearby island have been sentenced to prison for harboring other ...

Indonesia arrests 2 boat crew, search for missing continues

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police on Thursday arrested two crewmen of the overcrowded speedboat that capsized the day before as rescuers continued searching for the dozens of passengers stil...

Taiwanese fishing boats fired upon in Strait of Malacca

Two Taiwanese fishing boats reported that they were fired upon by what they believe to be an Indonesian official vessel while sailing through the Strait of Malacca early Monday. The owner of the "S...