The Jakarta Post (Indonesia)

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - State-owned lender Indonesia Eximbank opted to lower lending growth target and instead would boost its guarantee business due to the ongoing US-China trade war.

MAKASSAR (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Two restaurants selling dishes containing pork were protested by locals in South Sulawesi.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) commended the authorities’ policy response in the face of strong external headwinds in 2018, which supported positive economic performance.

MALANG (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Patjarmerah, a small literacy festival and mobile book market, was officially opened to help improve literacy access in the society.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The maiden Jakarta International Literary Festival will feature authors from Asia and Africa.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The giant seawall will not stop Jakarta from sinking if the problem of groundwater extraction remains unsolved.

BATAM (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia sends back another seven containers of hazardous and toxic waste to their origin countries of France and Hong Kong.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Megawati Soekarnoputri is still Indonesia’s most influential political queen, who determines the result of power plays.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN)- At least 10 villages and seven beaches in West Java have been affected by the oil spill from state energy giant Pertamina’s Offshore North West Java (ONWJ) block that has been polluting the sea for more than two weeks.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia won 19 medals at the 2019 World Championship of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in the United States from July 12 to 21.