Celebration and protest as Indonesian president visits Hong Kong - Channel NewsAsia

Indonesian migrant workers shout slogans as they march during a protest in Hong Kong, calling on the Indonesian government to improve workers' rights. (AFP/DALE DE LA REY). 01 May 2017 05:00AM ...

BIMP must fight Sayyaf – Duterte - Philippine Star

President Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo watch as a roll-on, roll-off vessel sails past the Kudos Port in Sasa, Davao City during the launch of the Davao-General Santos-Bitung shipping service yesterday. DAVAO CITY , Philippines ...

Indonesian President Widodo ignores exploitation of his citizens in Hong Kong - Deutsche Welle

Indonesia's president appeared unsympathetic to the plight of his country's women subjected to abuse and exploitation while working abroad. On a visit to Hong Kong, he told them not to rock the boat over "small things." Hong Kong Indonesien Protest ...

Editorial: Strengthening regional ties - Sun.Star

THE launching of the Davao City-General Santos City-Bitung, Indonesia Roro Asean Route in Kudos Port, Davao City yesterday is a welcome development for the business sector of the Philippines and Indonesia. The sea trade route offers a cheaper shipping ...

New Davao-Sulawesi cargo service seen spurring trade - BusinessWorld Online Edition

DAVAO CITY -- Businesses said the Davao-General Santos-Bitung (Indonesia) roll-on roll-off (RoRo) cargo service launched yesterday will serve as a major economic boost to Mindanao and promised to expand trade with Indonesia to ensure the ...

Jokowi: “Islam and Democracy Could Coexist in Parallel” - Netralnews

NETRALNEWS.COM - On paper, Indonesia seems doubly disadvantaged by the new dispensation in Washington DC. It is the sort of emerging Asian economy that Donald Trump's base believes is stealing jobs from Americans. And it is home to the world's ...

Indonesian president visits China's Hong Kong SAR - Xinhua

HONG KONG, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Sunday for a visit. Widodo attended a meeting with Indonesian compatriots at the AsiaWorld-Expo. He is set to ...

Jokowi pushes for swift establishment of RCEP - Jakarta Post

Jokowi pushes for swift establishment of RCEP Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (left to right), Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Philippine President ...

Presidents Duterte and Widodo launch Davao-GenSan-Bitung shipping route - Minda News

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 April) — The Davao-General Santos-Bitung shipping route was launched here Sunday with President Rodrigo Duterte referring to it as “another milestone in the historic relations between the Philippines and Indonesia” and ...

Jokowi encourages ASEAN to take on global challenges - Jakarta Post

Jokowi encourages ASEAN to take on global challenges Closer ties: ASEAN leaders take a picture after the signing of the ASEAN Declaration in Manila on Saturday. (Antara/Rosa Panggabean) ...

Duterte: New RoRo shipping route to save PH money, ease transport and travel - CNN Philippines

Davao City (CNN Philippines, April 30) — No less than President Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo witnessed the first Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) vessel to ply the Davao City-General Santos- Bitung, Indonesia route. This project under the ASEAN ...

Like Duterte, Widodo believes in potential of citizens outside capital - Philippine Star

Indonesian President Joko Widodo and President Rodrigo Duterte attend the launching of new sea route connecting the southern Philippines and eastern Indonesia. DOTr / Twitter. MANILA, Philippines —Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Sunday ...

Widodo, Duterte launch Davao-GenSan-Bitung ship route - Inquirer.net

DAVAO CITY – Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Sunday hailed the opening here of a new shipping route linking the Philippine cities of Davao and General Santos to the Indonesian province of North Sulawesi, saying the new connectivity would ...

Jokowi, Duterte to launch Indonesian-Philippines sea route - Jakarta Post

Jokowi, Duterte to launch Indonesian-Philippines sea route President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and First Lady Iriana arrive in Manila on Friday to attend the 30th ASEAN Summit. (Courtesy of the Presidential Office/File) ...

Jokowi and Duterte Inaugurate Davao-Bitung Shipping Route - Netralnews

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo along with Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is going to inaugurate Davao-General Santos-Bitung Ro-Ro (roll on-roll off) Service Ship at Kudos Port, Davao Philippines, Sunday ...

Joko Widodo gets hero's welcome from compatriots in Hong Kong - South China Morning Post

Indonesian President Joko Widodo began a visit to Hong Kong on Sunday with a pledge to ramp up economic progress so his country would one day overtake China and India in terms of growth. Widodo was in for rock star treatment from the city's Indonesian ...

Indonesia-Philippines ferry route seen to boost trade - The Filipino Times (press release)

A newly opened Roll on-Roll off (RoRo) route is expected to boost trade and tourism between the Philippines and Indonesia, said the top leaders of the two Southeast Asian nations. ABS-CBN News reported that a ferry route connecting Philippines to ...

ASEAN postpones adoption of migrant workers protection declaration – official - The Filipino Times (press release)

Indonesian Foreign Ministry's director general for ASEAN affairs said that Association of Southeast Asian Nations has temporarily set aside the adoption of a declaration on migrant workers' protection at the organization's ongoing summit, as the ...

Duterte, Jokowi launch PH-Indonesia shipping route - Rappler

LAUNCH. Philippines President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomes Indonesian President Joko Widodo upon his arrival at the Francisco Bangoy International Aiport in Davao City for the launching of the Davao-General Santos-Bitung Roll-on/Roll-off (RORO) ...

Widodo: Halting domestic worker exodus will take at least five years - South China Morning Post

Indonesian maids replenish themselves during hot weather at Victoria Park, Causeway Bay. Hong Kong is home to some 350,000 foreign domestic workers, with 156,000 of them coming from Indonesia. Photo: Nora Tam. More on this story. Joko Widodo, the ...