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100 in Indonesia’s Papua feared dead from malnutrition, measles

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A measles outbreak is feared to have killed about 100 malnourished people in Indonesia’s Papua, an official said Sunday (January 21), highlighting a health crisis in [...]
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Indonesia expects to pass data protection bill in 2018

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The government aims to deliberate and pass into law the personal data protection bill this year, although it is not listed in the 2018 National Legislation Programme [...]
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Indonesia Protests European Union’s Decision to Limit Use of Palm Oil

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia says it is “disappointed” with the European Parliament’s decision to approve the EU bill on clean energy, which will limit the use of palm oil, [...]
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Indonesia December crude palm oil exports to fall slightly -Reuters survey

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s crude palm oil (CPO) exports in December likely edged lower because of lower demand after an import tax hike started on edible oils in India, [...]
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Indonesia sends trade mission to South Asia

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Trade minister Enggartiasto Lukita kicked off the trade mission on Monday to two South Asia countries India and Pakistan taking with him 61 businesspeople to explore the [...]
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Underage Migrant Workers Pay Price for Child Trafficking by Agencies

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Indonesiaexpat | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of underage Indonesian migrant workers have been lured to work in Hong Kong and Singapore on account of fraud and child trafficking practices by recruitment [...]
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Bitcoin use under scrutiny in Indonesian island of Bali

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian authorities are investigating the use of bitcoin in the holiday island of Bali, amid warnings by the central bank in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy over [...]
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Indonesian leader’s third cabinet reshuffle could have elections implications

Indonesian leader’s third cabinet reshuffle could have elections implications

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

A recent cabinet reshuffle in Indonesia is the latest move from the country’s leader to firm up support ahead of presidential elections next year, according to a [...]
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Woman publicly whipped in Indonesia for getting ‘too close’ to her boyfriend days before wedding

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Thesun | 6:00 AM

THIS is the shocking moment an Indonesian woman is publicly whipped for getting ‘too close’ to her partner in the days before their wedding. Closeness is seen as [...]
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Japan, Indonesia celebrate 60 years of ties

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Nhk | 6:00 AM

The 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Japan and Indonesia was celebrated with a large event held in Jakarta on Friday night. Saturday marks 60 years since the 2 [...]
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Business booming for Indonesia’s ‘sharia motorbike taxis’

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Abc | 6:00 AM

Women in Indonesia are escaping gridlock by jumping aboard a new transport service that is deemed acceptable under Islamic sharia law. “Sharia ojeks” are [...]
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Indonesia, Bangladesh kick off pre-trade talks

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

Indonesia and Bangladesh have agreed to accelerate talks on the first round of the Indonesia-Bangladesh Preferential Trade Agreement (IB-PTA) in the first half of 2018. [...]
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Outrage and conspiracy claims as Indonesia, Malaysia react to EU ban on palm oil in biofuels

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:00 AM

Officials in Indonesia and Malaysia, the world’s biggest producers of palm oil, have lambasted the European Parliament’s decision to phase out the commodity from [...]
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Indonesia vows to solve palm oil replanting problems to boost yields

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Indonesian government has taken measures to settle problems in palm oil replanting scheme in a bid to boost yields, a minister said here on Friday. One of the major problems [...]
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Indonesia to auction 43 oil and gas blocks by March

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry plans to offer 40 conventional and three unconventional oil and gas blocks through a tender in early March, including 32 blocks that [...]
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