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Standard Chartered Faces US Probe Over Indonesian Investment

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Internal audit at power-plant builder controlled by the international bank found evidence of possible bribery The Justice Department is investigating Standard Chartered PLC [...]
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Indonesia Tax Amnesty Draws More Takers

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Among those filing Tuesday to repatriate assets: the CEO of Golden Agri-Resources and the chair of the Chamber of Commerce More prominent Indonesian businesspeople filed to [...]
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Christian frontrunner for Jakarta governor makes waves in Indonesia

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

That Jakarta – the capital of the largest Muslim nation in the world – could elect a Christian as its governor is so unthinkable to some they’re going to [...]
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Indonesia mount case against South-East Asia’s notorious people smuggler ‘Captain Bram’

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Indonesian authorities say they have briefed members of the Australian Federal Police as they move to mount a case against one of South-East Asia’s most notorious [...]
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StanChart tells authorities about corruption allegations at Indonesian firm

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Standard Chartered (STAN.L) has told “appropriate authorities” about alleged corruption at an Indonesian power plant company majority-owned by its private equity [...]
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Tourists evacuated as Indonesian volcano erupts

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rescuers in Indonesia were dispatched Wednesday to evacuate nearly 400 tourists, most of them foreigners, after a volcano erupted at one of the country’s most popular [...]
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SMEs’ interests must be prioritised in Indonesia-EU CEPA: Kadin

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) has called on the government to prioritise the interests of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the ongoing [...]
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Indonesia-Singapore sea border agreement key to good relations: Experts

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The ratification of a sea border agreement between Indonesia and Singapore will play a key role in the fostering of conducive relations between the two neighbouring [...]
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Indonesia evacuating tourists after eruption on Lombok

Indonesia evacuating tourists after eruption on Lombok

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 1:43 PM

Rescuers in Indonesia were dispatched on Wednesday (Sept 28) to evacuate nearly 400 tourists, most of them foreigners, after a volcano erupted at one of the country’s most [...]
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Man charged with forced labour of 10 Indonesian women

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A 35 year-old man claims trial to 10 counts of exploiting 10 Indonesian women, who were made to work in a motel, at a Sessions court here this morning. Teh Boon Tat, from [...]
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Christian frontrunner for Jakarta governor makes waves in Indonesia

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

That Jakarta – the capital of the largest Muslim nation in the world – could elect a Christian as its governor is so unthinkable to some they’re going to [...]
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Indonesia Seeks End to Female Genital Mutilation

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government has launched a long-overdue campaign to eradicate the cruel practice of female genital mutilation (FGM). The campaign, led by Yohana Yembise, the [...]
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Time to rethink Indonesia’s submarine dreams

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

In Robert Kaplan’s book, Asia’s Cauldron, I came across this particularly interesting quote: “Submarines are the new bling, everybody wants them.” At [...]
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Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air plans March equity IPO

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian airline operator PT Sriwijaya Air plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) of equity shares in March, owner and group chief executive Chandra Lie told [...]
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Pacific leaders raise West Papua at the UN

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Radionz | 6:00 AM

Leaders of six Pacific Island nations have highlighted concern about West Papua while speaking at the United Nations general Assembly. At the general debate of the [...]
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