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Indonesia awaits US report on slain corruption witness

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Anews.com | 6:00 AM

Anti-corruption investigators are waiting to hear from US police about the death of a key witness, the Foreign Ministry said Monday. Businessman Johannes Marliem was found [...]
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Indonesia graft witness worried about safety before his death

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A witness in a $170 million Indonesian graft investigation linked to a national electronic identity card system told a witness protection agency he was worried about his [...]
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Whatever happened to Indonesia’s mighty oil and gas industry?

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Once a cornerstone of the economy, Indonesia’s oil and gas sector is in a slump, even as the country’s appetite for energy soars. Hit by a drop in global prices, [...]
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Indonesia’s Chinese population fears rising ethnic tensions

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Old wounds reopen in Muslim-majority nation as politicians and radicals stoke hostility When Harry Su found the perfect candidate to join his growing team at an Indonesian [...]
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Indonesia plans to cut domestic sedan sales tax, aims to buoy production

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia plans to lower taxes on domestic sedan sales in a bid to promote the country, the biggest car market in Southeast Asia, as a manufacturing hub for sedans, a finance [...]
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Indonesia, Vietnam Strengthen Asean Trade

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Tempo.co | 6:00 AM

Indonesia and Vietnam have agreed to strengthen bilateral ties in order to enhance trade activities at the Asean level. “Our strategy is to strengthen Vietnam’s [...]
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Strong quake shakes Indonesia’s Sumatra; no major damage

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Nzherald.co.nz/ | 6:00 AM

” A strong earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia, causing panicked residents to run from their homes but no major damage. The US [...]
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Quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra: USGS

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck west of Indonesia’s island of Sumatra on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of [...]
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55 dead in war on drugs in Indonesia

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

A total of 55 Indonesian and foreign nationals were killed by law-enforcement agencies without judicial process between January and August this year, according to Amnesty [...]
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Indonesia: ‘Twin deficits’ still a brake on high growth ambitions

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Lowyinstitute | 6:00 AM

Things are gradually improving for Indonesia’s economy. Policymakers have successfully assuaged financial markets of their macroeconomic stability credentials (for now) [...]
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Record-breaking dance in Indonesia’s Aceh to highlight conservation

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than 10,000 people turned out in Indonesia’s Aceh on Sunday (August 13) to stage a record-breaking song and dance performance stressing the need to conserve a [...]
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Indonesia’s July motorbike sales rebound, grow 76.4 pct y/y

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Motorcycle sales in Indonesia rose 76.4 percent in July from a year earlier, rebounding from a fall the previous month and the strongest increase in many years, data from an [...]
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Indonesia might be copying violence of Duterte’s drug war

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

On July 22, normally mild-manned Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo instructed his police to shoot drug traffickers. “Be firm, especially to foreign [...]
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Poverty, land rights feature at film festival in Indonesia’s Papua

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua hosted its first independent film festival this week, showing documentaries on social issues such as land rights and grinding [...]
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Indonesia eyeing Saudi investment

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Saudigazette | 6:00 AM

SEVERAL Saudi business firms across the western region in Kingdom are keen to boost investment and trade ties with Indonesia. Many Saudi businesses have also expressed their [...]
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