As the eurozone only slowly returns to growth, investors here are looking for places which offer better returns. With average GDP growth of 6% p.a., Indonesia offers plenty of opportunities.
Methanol poisoning is a common occurrence in Indonesia, but the latest incident has led to scores of deaths. One region has even declared a state of emergency.
For a long time, news from Brazil mostly meant bad news. The talk was of nepotism, corruption and the worst economic crisis in history. That seems to be in the past, reports DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge from Sao Paolo.
The National People's Congress has officially made Wang Qishan, Xi Jinping's crisis manager, the second most powerful man in China. DW's Frank Sieren says Xi's future depends on Wang's success as vice president.
Indonesia's top anti-graft agent, half-blinded in an acid attack, has returned to work, telling colleagues to "stay brave." In a parallel gesture, President Joko Widodo has paid for a prized Danish-gifted Metallica LP.
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