Indonesia to build its first spaceport World

Indonesia to build its first spaceport

Indonesia plans to construct its first spaceport in Biak, Papua, to serve the country’s rocket test launches, the country’s National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) has confirmed.
IFC, ADB pledge to continue support for Vietnam Business

IFC, ADB pledge to continue support for Vietnam

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) pledged to provide further support for Vietnam while meeting with Politburo member and Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh in Hanoi on November 7.
Tax chiefs in Asia-Pacific region discuss digital tax World

Tax chiefs in Asia-Pacific region discuss digital tax

Tax chiefs from 17 Asia-Pacific countries and territories, including Vietnam, began their annual talks in Indonesia to discuss a digital tax and how to tackle the issue of base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS).
Wreckage of Indonesia cargo plane found World

Wreckage of Indonesia cargo plane found

Indonesian search and rescue agency announced on September 25 that it has found bodies of four passengers on an Indonesian cargo plane that went missing in the jungles of Papua a week ago.
Indonesia investigates possible ISIS link in Papua riots World

Indonesia investigates possible ISIS link in Papua riots

The Indonesian National Police's Counterterrorism Squad, Densus 88, is probing a likely involvement of the Islamic state (ISIS) group in a string of riots in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua, Indonesia’s Antara News Agency reported.
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.