Indonesian teen in Taiwan tests positive for coronavirus after quarantine ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 28) announced that one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been imported from Indonesia. ...

Taiwan reports 4 new coronavirus cases from Turkey, Philippines, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct.22) announced four new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from Turkey, the Philippines, an...

Taiwan seeks solution to rising number of unaccounted-for migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government on Wednesday (Oct. 21) promised to come up with practical solutions for the overwhelming number of unaccounted-for migrant workers in the country....

Japan PM pushes closer Southeast Asia ties in China counter

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Japan's new prime minister pledged Wednesday to help Southeast Asian nations increase their maritime security capabilities, as he used his first overseas trip as leader to pu...

Indonesian student is Taiwan's latest imported coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 21) announced that one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been imported from Indonesia. ...

Indonesians take to the streets to protest new labor law

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Protests against Indonesia's new jobs law were held in cities across the country on Tuesday, with demonstrators calling on the president to revoke the legislation they say wi...

Japan's PM Suga arrives in Indonesia to affirm deeper ties

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga arrived Tuesday in Indonesia on the second leg of his first overseas trip as premier to underscore his government’s aims of countering C...

Dutch money for children of summarily executed Indonesians

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands’ government announced Monday that it will pay compensation to the children of Indonesian men summarily executed by Dutch forces during the southeast Asian...

Italian fishers become pawns in Libya's domestic conflict

On the fishing docks of Mazara del Vallo, a town in western Sicily, people are going about their daily work. Some are preparing nets, some are fixing cold storage rooms on boats, while others are deal...

Taiwan reports 5 new coronavirus cases from Russia, Philippines, Indonesia, France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct.19) announced five new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from France, the Philippines, Indo...

Taiwan confirms 4 Indonesian students as imported coronavirus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four students from Indonesia have tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing Taiwan’s total number of cases up to 535, the Central Epidemic Comma...

Taiwan government announces visa extension for foreign visitors

Taiwan will grant an additional 30-day extension of stay to foreign visitors who entered the country on or before March 21 and have no record of overstaying, the National Immigration Agency announced ...

Kao, Apical and Asian Agri Launch ‘SMILE’ Program to Help Oil Palm Smallholders Improve Yields, Acquire Certifications, and Secure Premiums

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Media OutReach - 15 October 2020 - Three leading companies in the palm oil industry -- Kao Corporation, Apical Group, and Asian Agri -- have launched a new sustainability initiati...

Papua's clever teachers keep schools going amid COVID-19 lockdown

Anggi Crestamia, 29 (pictured above), left her job as a journalist in Jakarta as soon as she was accepted into a program to teach elementary school children in a faraway island in the Indonesian archi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 12, the 286th day of 2020. There are 80 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 12,...