Persecution of the Rohingya ethnic group in Burma is expected to be raised by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during his visit to the country.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will make visits to Singapore, Burma and Brunei this week, according to a presidential staffer.
Indonesia’s state-controlled gold and nickel miner Aneka Tambang on Tuesday said it was seeking to mine for gold in Burma this year.
Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa arrives in Burma to visit Arakan State and offer help in resolving communal tensions between Muslim Rohingya and Buddhist residents.
The son of Indonesia’s economic minister is a suspect in an investigation into a traffic accident with a BMW luxury SUV that killed two people.
Indonesia’s biggest cement maker Semen Gresik sets aside US $300 million to expand its business to Burma, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Southeast Asia’s largest budget carrier AirAsia launches the headquarters of its new Asean unit in Jakarta.
Indonesian President calls on Burma to quickly solve the deadly conflict between Arakanese Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims and called for international observers to review the situation.
Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa says his country is monitoring closely the sectarian violence beleaguering the Rohingya Muslim community in Burma.
Twenty-three Rohingya refugees from Burma escape from a temporary shelter in Bogor, Indonesia, the city’s immigration office said.
Asean members must tackle domestic problems in order to preserve bloc unity despite the belated issuing of a joint statement following last week’s regional summit, claim observers.