Aug 17, 2016

Indonesian escapes Abu Sayyaf captors, found trapped in fishnet

An Indonesian sailor escaped Wednesday from his Abu Sayyaf abductors in the southern Philippines after they threatened to behead him, officials said. Sixteen other foreign hostages, including nine Indonesians, remain captives of the violent Muslim extremist group in the predominantly Roman Catholic nation. Maj. ...

Mitsubishi Motors reveals XM Concept crossover SUV in Indonesia

Aug 12, 2016

Mitsubishi Motors reveals XM Concept crossover SUV in Indonesia

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. on Thursday revealed its new XM Concept crossover at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show. The XM Concept denotes X for crossover and M for multipurpose vehicle (MPV). Mitsubishi considers the vehicle a combination of the power, design and utility of ...

Indonesian shocks top-ranked South Korean archer

Aug 9, 2016

Indonesian shocks top-ranked South Korean archer

Indonesian archer Riau Ega Agatha stunned Kim Woo-jin of South Korea 6-2 during the round of 16 in the men’s tournament Monday at the Rio de Janeiro Games. It was one of several surprises on a windy day at the Sambadrome. Kim was a ...

Aug 3, 2016

Toyota, Daihatsu jointly debut new 'green' cars in Indonesia

Toyota Motor Corp. and Daihatsu Motor Co. jointly launched two different cars in Indonesia on Tuesday, a day after Toyota acquired all of Daihatsu’s shares. “It is a new relationship between Daihatsu and Toyota,” Daihatsu President Masanori Mitsui said during the launch in the ...

Aug 1, 2016

Indonesia to sink dozens of foreign illegal fishing vessels

Indonesia will mark its Independence Day later this month by sinking as many as 71 foreign vessels that were seized for fishing illegally in the country’s waters. Maritime and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti said Monday that boats from the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and China ...