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No bank account, no problem for remittance recipients in Indonesia

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Indonesians working in Singapore can now remit money to family members who do not have bank accounts, with the launch of a new service by Singtel. The service, available via [...]
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France: Press Indonesia on Key Rights Concerns

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

French President Francois Hollande should publicly urge the Indonesian government to address the country’s persistent human rights problems during his upcoming visit to [...]
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Indonesia embraces infra bonds to ease budget constraints

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | IFR | 6:00 AM

Indonesian companies are embracing the debt market to raise funds for infrastructure spending, as government finances remain constrained by a tight budget. State-owned ports [...]
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Indonesia: Jokowi urges tolerance as hardliners fire up for run-off election

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Asian Correspondent | 6:00 AM

“DO NOT confuse politics and religion,” Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said on Friday as he sought to drive home a crucial message [...]
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Trump’s Indonesia business partner says planned resort to respect Bali traditions

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian business partner of the Trump group has pledged to respect Hindu traditions and follow building height restrictions at a luxury hotel and golf resort it is [...]
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US businesses see signs of shift to protectionism in Indonesia

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Michael Michalak, regional managing director of the US-Asean Business Council, said Indonesia’s government has imposed non-tariff barriers on agricultural goods such as [...]
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Indonesian Health Card Holders Deserve Good Services: President

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Antara | 6:00 AM

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated that holders of Indonesia Health Cards (KIS) will be entitled to good and reasonable services at the government-sanctioned health [...]
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Indonesia ranks 7th in travel freedom among Southeast Asian countries

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Henley & Partners, a firm that studies citizenship and residency visa issues, has announced that Indonesia ranks seventh in travel freedom among countries in Southeast [...]
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Aid project boosts Indonesia’s farming capabilities

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Fruitnet | 6:00 AM

Academics from Indonesia’s University of Mataram has visited New Zealand to work on a multinational farming project Agricultural development in Indonesia is a major [...]
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US urged to slap duties on biodiesel from Argentina, Indonesia

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

US biodiesel producers asked the government to impose antidumping duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia that it says have flooded the US market and [...]
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Indonesia’s damaged coral needs 100 years to recover

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Jamaica Observer | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Maritime Affairs Coordinating Ministry said Friday the coral reef massively damaged by a foreign cruise ship in Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua province, [...]
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Indonesian girl howls through circumcision as debate heats up

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian toddler Salsa Djafar was wearing a glittering golden crown decorated with ribbons and a shiny purple dress to mark a special occasion – her circumcision day. [...]
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Jokowi accused of promoting secularism

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s call for religious leaders and politicians not to mix religion and party politics has received a skeptical response from [...]
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Would a fatwa stop Indonesia’s ‘fake news’?

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s highest Muslim clerical council is set to issue a religious decree that prohibits the circulation of fake news on the internet, underscoring rising concerns [...]
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Indonesia police fire tear gas on Muslims protesting church

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police fired tear gas on Friday to disperse hard-line Muslims protesting against the construction of a Catholic church in a satellite city of the capital, Jakarta. [...]
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