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All G20 leaders, including Putin, invited to Indonesia summit

All G20 leaders, including Putin, invited to Indonesia summit

The leaders of all G20 countries have been invited to the upcoming summit in Indonesia, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Thursday. When asked whether Putin will be …

Russian finance minister to attend G20 meeting virtually

Russian finance minister to attend G20 meeting virtually

G20 host Indonesia said on Thursday that Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov has confirmed he planned to attend next week's meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of 20 major economies virtually. …

IMF: Global growth is not expected

IMF: Global growth is not expected

Persistent supply chain disruptions and inflation pressures are constraining the global economy's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday as it cut growth outlooks for the United States and other major industrial powers

Russia ousts China and USA from South-East Asia

Russia ousts China and USA from South-East Asia

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s much-publicized tagline for the homegrown Sputnik vaccines — “reliable as a Kalashnikov assault rifle” — seems to bear a special connotation for Southeast Asia, …

Singapore is almost ready to live with COVID-19

Singapore is almost ready to live with COVID-19

Singapore is on the verge of becoming Asia's first major country to fully vaccinate the majority of its population against COVID-19, stepping closer -- at least in theory -- to exiting the pandemic

Iranian tanker seized by Indonesia is released after 4 months

Iranian tanker seized by Indonesia is released after 4 months

An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Indonesia in January over the suspected illegal transfer of oil has been released, an Indonesian official and Iranian state media said on Saturday, Reuters reports.  Wisnu Pramandita, a spokesman …

Zarif holds meeting with Indonesian president

Zarif holds meeting with Indonesian president

Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohmand Javad Zarif met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta on Monday evening to discuss ways to expand bilateral and international issues. During the meeting, Zarif stressed Iran's …

At least 34 killed as quake rocks Indonesia

At least 34 killed as quake rocks Indonesia

A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Friday, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings, authorities said. Hundreds more were injured when the 6.2-magnitude quake …

Indonesia negotiating possible Russia's Sputnik V supplies

Indonesia negotiating possible Russia's Sputnik V supplies

Russia and Indonesia continue consultations on possible supplies of the Russian Sputnik V anti-coronavirus vaccine, spokesman for the Russian embassy to Indonesia Denis Tetyushin said. "The Russian Direct Investment Fund …

Russia looks to double coal exports to China

Russia looks to double coal exports to China

Russia has been historically associated with oil and gas exports, yet the news somewhat underreports its coal market presence. Although neither the world’s largest coal producer nor exporter, Russia seems to continue with its strategic …