12:25 am July 31, 2014 | 4 Comments
The conflict has resulted in the death, so far, of 32 Israelis, all but two of whom were soldiers, and over a thousand Palestinians, mostly civilians, many of them children.
10:27 pm July 30, 2014 | 4 Comments
All leading figures in the country should therefore work for reconciliation to quell animosity between the two camps before it’s too late.
12:14 pm July 30, 2014 | 3 Comments
Nothing tells the story of where the Philippines was before Benigno Aquino and now better than Transparency International’s rankings. When he rose to the presidency in 2010 pledging to attack graft, his country was rated 134th, trailing Nigeria. Now, it’s 94th and boasts the investment-grade credit ratings to prove it.
5:45 pm July 26, 2014 | 118 Comments
The fact is, there can only be one winner. And it just so happens, it’s not him.
12:10 am July 26, 2014 | No Comment
The annual exodus begins in earnest this weekend. Millions of Indonesians across the country will be returning to their hometowns, to visit family and friends. They will travel long distances by ferry, train, car and motorcycle. Some will even travel by bicycle.
12:02 am July 26, 2014 | No Comment
Despite the difficulties for most people to return to their hometowns for the annual “Lebaran” holiday due to traffic and poor infrastructure, Indonesians remain high-spirited; they look forward to being united with their families, friends and relatives to celebrate a joyous Idul Fitri on Monday and Tuesday.
1:26 pm July 25, 2014 | No Comment
The election of reformist Joko “Jokowi” Widodo as Indonesia’s new president has spurred hopes of a rapprochement with global miners and the scaling back of some of the nationalistic resource policies.
10:26 am July 25, 2014 | No Comment
As the incoming president of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, will embark upon a challenging journey as the leader of the fourth-largest nation filled with new hopes and lofty expectations from his people.
11:08 pm July 24, 2014 | No Comment
In the last year of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s administration, Indonesia managed to join the ranks of the world’s 10 biggest economies thanks to consistent economic growth in the decade of his presidency.
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