North Korea, Nuclear Protocol High on Agenda in ASEAN Regional Forum
Indonesia continued to push for accession of Southeast Asian Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (SEANWFZ) at the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) meeting, held on August 2-8 in Manila, Philippines. "For Indonesia, accession of SEANWFZ by nuclear owner countries is a must," said Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi at the SEANWFZ committee meeting.
She asserted that 22 years after the signing of the treaty by the 10-member states, none of the…
HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.