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JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month’s poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent Prabowo Subianto who has refused to concede defeat after claiming widespread cheating.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A New Zealand lawmaker was given a security escort on Tuesday after threats against her by white supremacists opposed to her views on hate speech, a rare precaution in a country where politicians mingle freely with the public.
(Reuters) - Major automakers have announced a slew of investments in the United States since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017 and exerted pressure on the industry to create more U.S.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp last month announced two deals in China that were small in size but large in strategic planning.
The automaker said it would establish a green-tech research institute with Tsinghua University and provide state-owned BAIC Group’s Foton unit with fuel-cell technology for buses.
(Reuters) - Factbox on former Austrian racing driver and three-times Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who died on May 20 at the age of 70.
Stephen Curry and Draymond Green capped triple-double performances by combining on the game-clinching hoop in overtime Monday night as the Golden State Warriors completed a four-game sweep of the host Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference finals with a 119-117 victory.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s conservative coalition is scrambling to deliver on a major election campaign pledge only days after being re-elected, immediate tax breaks for tens of millions of voters which could bolster the country’s slowing economy.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is to challenge the official election result in the Constitutional Court, campaign team official Sufmi Dasco said on Tuesday.
Prabowo lost last month’s presidential election to incumbent President Joko Widodo, who secured 55.5% of the public vote, the election commission’s official count showed earlier on Tuesday.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month’s Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission’s official count said early on Tuesday.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to suspend the construction of a billion dollar train project linking the city-state to the southern Malaysian state of Johor, their transport ministers said on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - The U.S. government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. summer air travel will hit a new record this year despite the grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft after two fatal crashes, a group representing major airlines said on Tuesday.