Abe reshuffles Cabinet, adding minister to focus on economy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffled his Cabinet on Wednesday to focus on reviving the world's No. 3 economy.

RI still needs strong KPK: Presidential chief of staff

Presidential chief of staff Teten Masduki said on Wednesday that the government needed an empowered Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to help monitor national development programs.

Vietnam set to be Pacific trade pact's big winner

An ambitious Pacific Rim trade deal anchored by the US promises to boost the economies of its 12 participating countries by opening their markets to one another, but not all…

Scientists win Nobel chemistry award for work on DNA repair

Three scientists from Sweden, the US and Turkey won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for showing how cells repair damaged DNA, work that can be used to develop…