Indonesia creates development agency to aid neighbors

Asia Pacific Oct 19, 2019

Indonesia creates development agency to aid neighbors

Indonesia launched an international aid agency on Friday to strengthen its regional diplomatic relations, some of which have been strained by Jakarta's approach to the restive Papua region. Several Pacific nations have backed calls for investigations into allegations of violence by security forces in Indonesia's ...

Singapore looks underground for future growth

Asia Pacific Sep 5, 2019

Singapore looks underground for future growth

Space-starved Singapore has expanded outward by building into the sea and upward by constructing high-rises, but planners are now looking underground as they seek new areas for growth. The nation has carefully managed its rapid growth in recent decades to avoid the problems faced by ...