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Indonesia seeks to monetise its vast seas

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

As the country with the world’s second-longest coastline, Indonesia has yet to bank on its rich marine resources to lure tourists. The country only attracted around 1 [...]
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Anies, Jokowi and the fateful Jakarta Bay

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Jakarta is on the brink of another new era. In the April run-off, the majority of residents elected contender Anies Baswedan-Sandiaga Uno, who contested for the first time, [...]
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Mohammad Reza Fayazi sentenced for assisting people smugglers in Indonesia

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A man whose family fled persecution in Iran has been sentenced to at least four years jail in Australia for assisting people smugglers in Indonesia. The sentencing judge said [...]
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Indonesia August loan growth at 8.26 pct y/y

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Loans extended by Indonesian banks in August grew 8.26 percent from a year earlier, slightly better than the growth in the previous month, data from the country’s [...]
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US Stood by as Indonesia Killed a Half million People, Papers Show

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

It was an anti-Communist blood bath of at least half a million Indonesians. And American officials watched it happen without raising any public objections, at times even [...]
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US knew of Indonesian anti-communist massacre

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US government had intimate knowledge of the mass killing of alleged communists in Indonesia in the mid-1960s when half a million people were slaughtered, newly [...]
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Indonesia Considers Ban on ‘Destructive’ LGBTQ-Related TV Content

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Days after a long-running Indonesian television comedy aired last month, its producers got a letter from the broadcast commission warning that a male character in the show [...]
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Vladimir Putin bursts into giggles over plans for pork exports to Indonesia

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Russia’s agriculture minister unwittingly caused Vladimir Putin to break down in laughter with his idea for pork exports to Indonesia, a Muslim country. Video of [...]
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Indonesia’s slowdown belies Jakarta’s reform spin

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Few central banks have been busier over the last 22 months than Indonesia’s. Despite eight easing moves, however, growth is stuck at 5 percent, lagging China, India, [...]
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After Marawi terror, military heightens alert on PH-Indonesia maritime border

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao says it’s doing this ‘to prevent possible spillover’ of the threat since the Marawi terrorist leaders were killed The [...]
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Political Islam navigates and changes Indonesia’s democratic landscape

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Conver Sation | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s political Islam utilises democracy to promote its conservative aspirations, thus changing the country’s democratic landscape. Indonesian groups [...]
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Danadidik, the platform that helps Indonesian students fund their study, raises seed funding

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Danadidik raises the funding round from Garden Impact Investments, a Singapore-based impact investment fund A graduation ceremony at a university in Bandung, Indonesia [...]
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Jokowi denies claim he becomes economic nationalist

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will turn to private investors for the hundreds of billions of dollars in investment needed to develop the archipelago’s infrastructure and natural resources, [...]
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Jokowi urges RI universities to transform faster

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has reiterated that higher education institutions must better cope with vast technological developments in order to remain [...]
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Files reveal details of US support for Indonesian massacre

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Declassified files have revealed new details of US government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand [...]
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