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Indonesia boosts security for militant trial after attacks

Indonesia boosts security for militant trial after attacks

19-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian prosecutors on Friday demanded death for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of ordering attacks including a January 2016 suicide bombing and [...]
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Countering the rise of radicalism in private Islamic schools in Indonesia

19-May-2018 Intellasia | The Conversation | 6:00 AM

A series of terrorist acts has rocked Indonesia in the past week. Starting from a clash in a detention centre at the Police Mobile Brigade headquarters in Depok, West Java, [...]
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Indonesia hardly escaped from self-isolation

19-May-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Despite its intensifying effort to attract foreign investment, Indonesia has hardly gotten away from its classical problem of self-isolation, Jakarta-based consultancy [...]
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Indonesia likely to give India access to deep seaport in Sabang

19-May-2018 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Indonesia might give India access to a deep sea port in Sabang, including to its naval vessels. Addressing a Delhi audience here today, Luhut Pandjaitan, maritime affairs [...]
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Selloff in Indonesia Currency, Bonds Deepen Before Rate Decision

18-May-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesian currency tumbled to a 31-month low and bonds fell for a second day as foreign investors dumped the nation’s assets after a spike in benchmark US yields. [...]
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?Trump project in Indonesia gets Chinese government partner

18-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in a vast development in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos, a deal that stands to [...]
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What’s in Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept?

18-May-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The articulation of Asean’s own Indo-Pacific concept may pre-empt competitive narratives from Washington or Beijing. At the centre for Strategic and International [...]
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Indonesia finalises fiscal incentives for investments below Rp 500b

18-May-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The government is finalising a regulation on fiscal incentives for new investments below Rp 500 billion (US$35.49 million), which are not covered in the latest tax-holiday [...]
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Territorians travelling to Indonesia warned to ‘exercise high degree of caution’ following terrorist strikes

18-May-2018 Intellasia | NT News | 6:00 AM

TERRITORIANS travelling to Indonesia, including Bali, have been urged to exercise a high degree of caution due to a raised threat of terrorist attack in the region. The [...]
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged to speed up outlawing of child marriages

18-May-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is facing calls to speed up an end to child marriages as experts warn the situation has reached “emergency” point. The push comes [...]
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Jho Low’s Yacht Likely Headed for US Despite Indonesia Ruling

17-May-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho will probably be ordered to turn over his $250 million yacht to US officials, who claim he bought it with money siphoned from the 1Malaysia [...]
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Families behind Indonesia bombings belonged to same religious study group

17-May-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Police say children radicalised by parents to help carry out spate of suicide attacks in East Java The families behind a wave of suicide bombings in the Indonesian city of [...]
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Families tied to Indonesian bombings studied religious texts together

17-May-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The three families that carried out bombings this week in the Indonesian city of Surabaya knew each other and had all studied together in a Quran study group, according to [...]
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How Indonesia is dealing with the new threat posed by returning Islamic State fighters

17-May-2018 Intellasia | The Conversation | 6:00 AM

It was no coincidence that Sunday’s suicide attacks on three Catholic churches in Indonesia came as Muslims began the holy month of Ramadan For the observant, this is a [...]
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Indonesian Central Bank Governor’s Exit Is a Deja vu

17-May-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank governor is ending his five-year term the same way it started: financial markets are in turmoil, the rupiah is under attack and he has his [...]
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