India co-sponsors UN resolution tabled by Indonesia on women's role in peace keeping missions
India co-sponsored a Security Council resolution tabled by its close SE Asian partner Indonesia in the United Nations seeking women's participation in peacekeeping missions on Friday, August 28.
Working with Australia, Indonesia to push auto exports, says Piyush Goyal
The minister also urged foreign-owned automakers in India to seek a...
Palm gains nearly 3% on rival oils strength, lower Indonesia output
Output in Indonesia, the world's biggest producer of palm oil, fell 8.9% ...
India, Indonesia maritime links to uphold rules-based architecture in Indo-Pacific
In his comments Indian Ambassador to Indonesia Pradeep Rawat recalled that A&N-Aceh was a forgotten theme until Indian PM in Jan 2018 put this theme on forefront and he asked to travel by ship (maritime neighbours). In Dec. 2018 first ship sailed from Sabang to A-N and the Foreign Minister of Indonesia played a major role in this.
Unilever to create separate entity for global tea business, but will retain India and Indonesia
In January, Unilever announced a strategic review of its global tea business, which includes leading brands such as Lipton, Brooke Bond and PG Tips.
Crude palm oil becomes India's largest traded farm contract
According to data sourced from the Multi Commodity Exchange’s (MCX) website, the average daily turnover in the crude palm oil contract was Rs 273.60 crore. The daily volume averaged 39,068 tonnes, or over 5 per cent of the country’s monthly imports.
Mining cos' earnings unlikely to recover to pre-pandemic levels before 2022–23: Moody’s
“Three companies are likely to breach their leverage downgrade triggers…the negative outlook of Vedanta Resources Limited (B1 negative) will breach their downward rating triggers for leverage – as measured by adjusted debt/EBITDA – over the next 18 months,” the agency said in a report on Thursday.
Flower and gifting firm Ferns N Petals to venture into Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia
The company, which is aiming to be a Rs 1,000 crore company by FY2022-23, is quite bullish on the online segment. It has launched new services and is investing up to Rs 30 crore on technology in the next 18 months to tap opportunity in the e-commerce segment in the post-COVID era.
Strike off Bali from your (wishful) 2020 travel plans. The holiday hotspot is banning foreign tourists for rest of the year
Jakarta is also yet to lift its ban on foreign tourists entering Indonesia.
India will be UN Security Council President for August, 2021
India, which has been elected as a non-permanent member of the Security Council, will serve as the president of the powerful 15-nation UN body for the month of August, 2021.
Heavy smoking blamed for Indonesia’s 6.6% coronavirus death rate
While smoking has been declining globally, in Indonesia it’s still common -- and growing -- and public health experts argue it’s no coincidence that many of the 18,000-plus coronavirus patients in the vast island nation have died. The fatality rate in the country is about 6.6%.
Airtel calls off Kenya unit merger with Telecom Kenya
According to a Reuters news report, Telkom Kenya, in a statement, said it had "opted to adopt an alternative strategic direction" and would no longer be pursuing the proposed joint venture transaction.
Indonesia expresses full confidence in India's ability to manage situation in Delhi
On 28 February Indonesian Foreign Ministry had called Ambassador of India and conveyed its concerns, as expressed by some parties in Indonesia, over the riots in parts of Delhi. "India and Indonesia have many similarities as pluralistic, tolerant and democratic countries, and share similar challenges.
Indonesia declares state of emergency as virus toll jumps
Widodo's administration has been heavily criticised for not imposing lockdowns in major cities, including the capital Jakarta, a vast megalopolis home to about 30 million people where most of the country's virus deaths have been reported.
Indonesia confirms first coronavirus cases
Indonesia on Monday reported its first confirmed cases of coronavirus, after health officials in the world's fourth-most populous country hit back at questions over its apparent lack of infected patients.