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Indonesia’s economy grew 5.0-5.1pct yr/yr in third quarter: finance minister

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s economy grew between 5.0-5.1 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, and the September trade balance was expected to show a small deficit, the [...]
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Australia’s Coca-Cola Amatil to Sell Stake in Indonesia Arm to Coke for $500m

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Shares in Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) jumped in Sydney trade on news that it will sell a minority stake in its struggling Indonesian unit to its US-backer. Amatil’s stock [...]
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Indonesia to Change Fuel Subsidies by End of the year at Latest

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new government will make changes to its costly gasoline and diesel subsidies before the end of the year, the country’s chief economics minister said [...]
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Simon Crean accepts live export role, saying ban on Indonesia trade was a mistake

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Former federal Labour minister Simon Crean, the new chair of the Australian Livestock Exporters Council, says he felt an obligation to assist the industry after his [...]
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UPDATE 1-Indonesia central bank tells private firms to hedge forex loans

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank on Thursday ordered private firms to hedge more of their foreign debt to limit the risks of offshore borrowings and reduce pressure on the [...]
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Indonesia Funds Hold Most Cash Since June on Policy Risks

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s top fund managers have boosted cash holdings to the highest levels in three months amid concern President Joko Widodo will fail to push through policies to [...]
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Singapore plane fined $6,300 for entering Indonesian airspace

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The Singapore aircraft that was intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets was fined 60 million rupiah (S$6,300) before it was released, Indonesian media reported. “In line [...]
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Chep Hermawan: Indonesia’s Islamist power player

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Khabarsoutheastasia | 6:00 AM

Jailed radical Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir gave his blessing for Chep Hermawan to become “president of ISIS in Indonesia” during a March 16 rally that drew [...]
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Asset sale not on the cards for Indonesia’s indebted Bakrie Group: sources

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s mining-to-telecoms conglomerate Bakrie Group will negotiate with creditors to restructure part of its $8 billion in debt rather than sell major assets, [...]
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Fitch Affirms Indonesia’s TBI on Agreement to Buy Tower Assets

01-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings has affirmed PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk’s (TBI) Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings at ‘BB’. At the same time, Fitch Ratings Indonesia [...]
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President Jokowi Meets Mount Sinabung

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has made his first official trip since being sworn in last week, visiting refugees displaced by volcanic eruptions from Mount Sinabung in [...]
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Indonesia president rapped over hardline defence minister

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s reformist new president Joko Widodo has come under fire for appointing a hardline ex-general as defence minister, with activists saying on Wednesday it [...]
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Why conflict over land is inevitable in Philippines, Indonesia

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

Conflict over land is inevitable in countries like the Philippines, Indonesia, Brazil and Peru where indigenous people and local communities live on tens of thousands of [...]
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Singapore plane flies home after Indonesian detention

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

A Singapore aircraft with a pilot instructor and two trainees on board landed safely at Seletar Airport at 7.18pm yesterday, about 30 hours after it was intercepted by [...]
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Indonesia: a nation at the crossroads

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new ministerial team takes over as the country faces a striking transition – democracy appears to the alive and well but the economy is facing serious [...]
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