Indonesia police crack down on terrorism World

Indonesia police crack down on terrorism

Indonesia's counterterrorism Unit Densus 88 recently arrested a suspect alleged to have link with regional and global terrorism network, the local media on November 17 quoted the National Police’s spokesman Argo Yuwono as saying.
More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake World

More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake

At least six people were killed and nearly 200 others injured in a 6.6-magnitude earthquake which hit Cotabato province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on October 29, said local authorities.
Mekong Delta localities see drop in traffic accidents Society

Mekong Delta localities see drop in traffic accidents

The majority of localities in the Mekong Delta region saw a sharp decrease in the numbers of traffic accidents, fatalities and injured in the first nine months of this year, heard a Traffic Safety Day eventheld in Long Xuyen city, An Giang province on October 10.
EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life Society

EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life

Private sector investment in social infrastructure is needed to raise the quality of life for workers in export processing zones and industrial parks, Tran Cong Khanh, chief of the secretariat of the Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority.
Indonesia: Public backs revocation of new anti-corruption law World

Indonesia: Public backs revocation of new anti-corruption law

Most participants in a recent study conducted by the Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI) showed their support toward the revocation of the revision of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Law, which is said to contain articles that would weaken the antigraft body.