Indonesia’s capital city bans single-use plastic bags World

Indonesia’s capital city bans single-use plastic bags

Jakarta began a new chapter in reducing plastic waste on July 1, when a gubernatorial regulation banning single-use plastic bags in traditional markets, modern supermarkets and minimarkets across the capital city of Indonesia took effect.
Indonesia extends large-scale social restrictions World

Indonesia extends large-scale social restrictions

The Indonesian Government has decided to extend the area of the large-scale social restrictions to West Java, the most populous province in the country, as the number of COVID-19 cases there spikes.
Vietnam attends APEC SOM 1 in Malaysia Politics

Vietnam attends APEC SOM 1 in Malaysia

The first Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 1) and related meetings of the Asia-Pacific Cooperation (APEC) forum 2020 (APEC 2020) took place in Malaysia’s Putrajaya city from February 20-22.
Indonesia’s productivity lower than ASEAN nations World

Indonesia’s productivity lower than ASEAN nations

A survey conducted by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) has found that Indonesia’s productivity in the manufacturing industry is lower than that of its peers in other Southeast Asian countries.
Indonesia, Singapore ink many important deals ASEAN

Indonesia, Singapore ink many important deals

Indonesia and Singapore have reached many important agreements, including a deal on avoiding double taxation, during the on-going visit to Indonesia by Singaporean President Halimah Yacob.
APEC 2020 informal senior officials’ meeting opens World

APEC 2020 informal senior officials’ meeting opens

The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) held the Informal Senior Officials’ Meeting (ISOM) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2020 in Langkawi, Malaysia on December 9.
APEC Year 2020 to begin in November World

APEC Year 2020 to begin in November

Malaysia will host the APEC Year 2020 from November 26, 2019 to November 2020, with nearly 16,000 delegates from 21 member economies taking part, APEC 2020 head of logistics Suraya KA Rahman told a media briefing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 8.