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  1. June 27, 2014

    City stalwarts dropped from board of Asia Resource Minerals

    Two leading City figures have been jettisoned from the board of Asia Resource Minerals, the Indonesian coal mining group...

  2. June 12, 2014

    Asia Resource Minerals chief executive steps down

    Asia Resource Minerals is replacing its chief executive as the Indonesian coalminer formerly known as Bumi retreats from its...

  1. June 5, 2014

    Indonesia media barons line up for election fight

    Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto was only giving out the prizes at the recent final of Indonesian Idol but he was...

  2. May 28, 2014

    ‘King of mining’ case highlights crackdown

    When Ashti Hawrami, was interviewed by UK regulators about two emails he had received from Ian Hannam, the buccaneering UK...

  3. beyondbrics

    May 20, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Thai army imposes martial law | Thailand’s army declared martial law ‘to keep peace and order’ on Tuesday,...

  4. May 19, 2014

    Battle lines drawn for Indonesia’s presidential election

    The battle lines in Indonesia’s transformative presidential election finally became clear on Monday after weeks of...

  5. beyondbrics

    May 14, 2014

    Indonesia elections: Jokowi edges closer

    Although he officially stepped down from the family business when he entered the government in 2004, Indonesian tycoon...

  6. May 5, 2014

    Indonesia growth slows to five-year low

    Economic growth in Indonesia fell to the slowest pace in five years as the government ban on the export of unprocessed...

  7. April 13, 2014

    Jokowi embarks on ‘political safari’ to seek Indonesia coalition

    Indonesian presidential favourite Joko Widodo embarked on a scramble to find coalition partners over the weekend after his...

  8. April 9, 2014

    Widodo’s party set to win Indonesia parliamentary election

    The opposition Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle (PDI-P) came out on top in the five-yearly legislative election on...

  9. April 8, 2014

    ‘Widodo factor’ to prove crucial in Indonesia poll

    Joko Widodo is expected to move closer to Indonesia’s presidency on Wednesday with his Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle...

  10. beyondbrics

    April 4, 2014

    Indonesia elections: a user’s guide

    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia is stepping down this year after reaching a two-term limit. With his country...

  11. March 26, 2014

    Bumi: farewell to arms

    “A worthless pile of . . .” that was Nat Rothschild’s fruity Twitter valuation on Tuesday of coal mining assets returning to...

  12. March 25, 2014

    Bumi divorce sealed in Twitter acrimony

    One of the most acrimonious corporate divorces in recent British business history was sealed in an online flurry of insults...

  13. beyondbrics

    March 25, 2014

    Guest post: oligarchy dominates Indonesia's elections

    By Jeffrey Winters of Northwestern University Indonesia’s political parties are not bottom-up institutions. They are more...

  14. March 25, 2014

    Mudslinging is the worst fate failed floats need fear

    How different to the home life of our dear Queen. Nat Rothschild tweeted that Indonesian miner PT Bumi Resources resembled a...

  15. March 21, 2014

    ARMS to unwind Bakrie venture

    The company that Nat Rothschild founded and turned into an Indonesian coal miner is finally on the verge of a long-awaited...

  16. February 26, 2014

    Deal to split Bumi unit from founders faces failure

    The deal to separate Asia Resource Minerals, formerly known as Bumi, from its original Indonesian founders will be abandoned...

  17. February 19, 2014

    Bakrie Group to trim terms of coal mining separation deal

    Asia Resource Minerals, the coal mining business being formed from the rump of Bumi plc, is set to receive $65m less than...

  18. December 23, 2013

    Rebranded Bumi appoints Chris Walton as chairman

    Asia Resource Minerals, the coal mining business being created out of the rump of Bumi, has appointed easyJet’s former...

  19. December 17, 2013

    Bumi to be erased from LSE as investors back split with Bakries

    Bumi, the name that became synonymous with one of the UK’s most notorious boardroom tussles of recent years, is to be erased...

  20. December 13, 2013

    Rothschild to support Bumi separation plan

    Bumi founder Nat Rothschild will support a plan that will enable Indonesia’s Bakrie family to exit the coal miner. The...

  21. FT Alphaville

    November 29, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE War! Inflation! Bull markets!: Dan picks up on Josh Brown’s “war is good for the...

  22. November 29, 2013

    Bumi moves closer to unwinding troubled deal with Bakrie family

    London-listed coal miner Bumi has moved a step closer to unwinding its troubled relationship with Indonesia’s powerful...

  23. FT Alphaville

    November 21, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: After minutes from the US Federal Reserve suggested a scaling back of its stimulus programme was likely in the...

  24. November 20, 2013

    Bumi runs into conflict as it misses funding deadline

    Bumi’s attempt to revamp its ownership and end boardroom conflicts ran into fresh problems when the coalminer’s chairman...

  25. November 8, 2013

    Bumi transactions probed by UK Financial Conduct Authority

    Bumi, the London-listed coalminer pushing for a name change as it attempts to draw a line under its past, is the subject of...

  26. November 4, 2013

    Bumi coal output up as it prepares for split

    Bumi paved the way to present investors with a plan for the mining group to split from one of its largest shareholders,...

  27. October 9, 2013

    Bumi Resources agrees deal to revamp $1.3bn loan from CIC

    Bumi Resources, the heavily indebted coal miner linked to Indonesia’s influential Bakrie family, has agreed to swap some...

  28. September 23, 2013

    Court rejects creditors’ petition against Bakries’ property arm

    A Jakarta court has rejected a petition by a group of international bondholders to have Bakrieland, a property company...

  29. September 17, 2013

    Corporate Indonesia worries as rupiah wobbles

    The slump in the value of Indonesia’s rupiah has revived bitter memories of the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis, when a...

  30. September 11, 2013

    Bakries face legal challenge over bond issued by property arm

    Indonesia’s politically connected Bakrie family is facing yet more headaches after a group of creditors including hedge fund...

  31. beyondbrics

    September 10, 2013

    New York headlines

    * Fresh China data point to economic rebound * Rise in India car sales considered unsustainable * Hyundai union approves...

  32. FT Alphaville

    September 10, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE A classic car bubble? Izzy cites research from Knight Frank which shows that classic...

  33. FT Alphaville

    September 10, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian stocks rose, extending the longest rally in the benchmark equity gauge this year, and the Thai baht and...

  34. beyondbrics

    September 10, 2013

    London headlines

    * Mexican president’s tax reform proposals win mixed reception * Roberto Azevêdo urges WTO to reach $1tn global trade deal...

  35. August 29, 2013

    Bumi steps up oversight at Indonesia arm

    Bumi said a complex separation from Indonesia’s Bakrie group was making progress and stepped up oversight of a subsidiary...

  36. July 22, 2013

    Bumi shares see turbulent return to trading

    Shares in mining group Bumi endured a turbulent return to trading on Monday after a three-month suspension caused by the...

  37. July 18, 2013

    Sports Direct reserves dividends for staff not investors

    Mike Ashley is not the embodiment of caring, sharing capitalism that central casting would have sent. Nor do politicians...

  38. July 18, 2013

    Bumi plc stake sale plan edges closer to cutting Bakrie ties

    Bumi plc, has taken the next step towards ending its tumultuous relationship with Indonesia’s Bakrie family by agreeing to...

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