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Indonesia claims haze caused by burning 1MDB money

29-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The independent | 6:00 AM

In March of this year, the Malaysian parliamentary committee investigating 1MDB said in a report that the Malaysian sovereign fund sent a total of $3.5 billion to [...]
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US-backed Indonesian group supports anti-LGBT crackdown

29-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Washingtonblade | 6:00 AM

The US Agency for International Development has given a multimillion-dollar grant to an Indonesian organisation that supports the country’s LGBT rights crackdown. [...]
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Independence Day celebrations in Indonesia mask dark flaws behind its rampant nationalism

29-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Abc.net.au | 6:00 AM

Every Indonesian turns out for the country’s Independence Day celebrations but, as Adam Harvey discovers, the day’s rampant nationalism masks some serious flaws. [...]
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Hot spots from forest and land fires in Indonesia’s Riau province double overnight

29-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Satellites have detected 17 hot spots from forest and land fires in Indonesia’s Riau province on Friday (August 26), more than double the number overnight, as strong [...]
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Indonesia’s most-wanted militant raising new crop of terrorists in Central Java

29-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Ibtimes | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian jihadist suspected of working for the Islamic State (Isis) is building a sophisticated militant network in his hometown Solo in Central Java, counter-terrorism [...]
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Thank you Indonesia, for the absence of haze this year

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Immediate action by the Indonesian authorities to put out forest fires before it spread managed to curb the recurrence of cross border haze this year. Natural Resources and [...]
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The Natunas: Why Is Indonesia Developing A South China Sea Flashpoint?

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

We need to look beyond the headlines for a realistic assessment of what Jakarta wants and what it might get. Indonesia’s resource-rich Natuna Islands, located in the [...]
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Requirements for Foreign Workers in Indonesia

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

It should be known that there are a number of requirements that foreign workers need to fulfill according to Manpower Ministry ministerial Decree No. 16/2015. They are: ? The [...]
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Indonesia fire arrests up amid haze drive

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police have arrested more than double the number of individuals in forest fire cases this year compared with 2015, when large parts of the region were blanketed in [...]
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Indonesia poised to be region’s biggest digital economy by 2025: Study

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

In less than 10 years, half of Southeast Asia’s e-commerce is predicted to take place in Indonesia – up from just a third in 2015 – and that potential is [...]
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Nickel merry-go-round: Indonesia ferronickel replacing Philippine ore: Russell

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Is nickel’s current rally sustainable or is the metal merely having a strong run because market participants are more focused on the environmental crackdown in top ore [...]
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Indonesia steps up fire response as haze blankets Singapore

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Six Indonesian provinces have declared states of emergency as forest fires blanketed a swath of Southeast Asia in a smoky haze. Singapore’s air quality deteriorated to [...]
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Indonesia’s most-wanted awakens new generation of jihadis

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

During a May 2011 shootout, Indonesia’s counter-terrorism forces killed the leader of a militant group thought to be behind a series of failed bomb attempts around the [...]
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Singapore braces for airpocalypse as fires rage in Indonesia

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asia is bracing itself for its annual, uncomfortable tryst with haze as raging fires at Indonesian plantations worsen pollution in the region. On Friday, Singapore [...]
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Samsung Pay may enter Indonesia

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Samsung has revealed plans to introduce its mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, for Android users in Indonesia. Previously the service has been made available South Korea, [...]
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