PM wraps up working trip to attend ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting

PM wraps up working trip to attend ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Hanoi at midnight on April 24, successfully concluding their trip to attend the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Prime Minister to attend ASEAN leaders’ meeting

Prime Minister to attend ASEAN leaders’ meeting

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will lead a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation to an ASEAN leaders’ meeting to be held at the headquarters of the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia from April 23-24.
At least 60 dead and thousands in shelters as floods hit Indonesia

At least 60 dead and thousands in shelters as floods hit Indonesia

Indonesian rescue teams flew helicopters stuffed with food to remote flood-hit communities on Saturday (Jan 4) as the death toll from the disaster jumped to 60 and fears grew about the possibility of more torrential rain.
Traffic-choked Jakarta to inaugurate mass rapid transit system

Traffic-choked Jakarta to inaugurate mass rapid transit system

Indonesia's capital will inaugurate its first mass rapid transit system on Sunday (Mar 24), a US$1.1 billion project seen as crucial to tackling some of the world's worst traffic congestion.
Boeing issues advice over sensors after Indonesia Lion Air crash

Boeing issues advice over sensors after Indonesia Lion Air crash

JAKARTA: Boeing issued a special bulletin on Wednesday (Nov 7) addressing a sensor problem flagged by Indonesian safety officials investigating the crash of a Lion Air 737 that killed 189 people last week.
Traffic saved Indonesian man from doomed Lion Air flight

Traffic saved Indonesian man from doomed Lion Air flight

JAKARTA: An Indonesian man has described how Jakarta's notorious traffic inadvertently saved his life on Monday (Oct 29) after he arrived too late to catch the doomed Lion Air plane which plunged into the sea minutes after taking off.
The curious case of mini marts and convenience stores in Indonesia and Vietnam

The curious case of mini marts and convenience stores in Indonesia and Vietnam 1

VIR's Nam Phuong takes a look whether Hanoi's retail scene will be anything like Jakarta, which is dominated by domestic chains.
Indonesia calls off deadly landslide search, 18 believed dead

Indonesia calls off deadly landslide search, 18 believed dead

JAKARTA: The search for six people still missing after a deadly landslide in Indonesia has been called off, officials said on Wednesday (Feb 28), bringing the presumed death toll to 18.
Five dead, 15 missing in Indonesia landslide

Five dead, 15 missing in Indonesia landslide

JAKARTA: At least five people have been killed and 15 are still missing after a landslide cascaded down the terraced slopes of a rice field on the Indonesian island of Java on Thursday (Feb 22), officials said.