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What Does Indonesia’s Own Indo-Pacific Strategy Look Like?

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The Southeast Asian state has advanced a version of the concept before, with some important differences. Renewed interest in the Indo-Pacific a massive swathe of the world [...]
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Indonesia may ban all sex outside marriage

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

A TOTAL ban on sex outside of marriage in Indonesia could be voted on by the end of the month. The controversial measures, which are gathering political support, include an [...]
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Coal buyers spooked by Indonesia’s new shipping rules: Assoc

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Buyers of Indonesian coal are holding back orders of the fuel after the government issued new shipping rules for coal and crude palm oil that would restrict exports to [...]
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UN Rights Chief Urges Indonesia to End LGBT Discrimination

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Criminalising LGBT People Born of Same Bigotry as Islamophobia, Says Zeid United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is urging [...]
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UN Rights Chief Slams Effort To Criminalise Gay Sex In Indonesia

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday criticised proposals in Indonesia’s parliament to criminalise gay sex and extramarital sex, saying such laws could [...]
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Indonesia to help Burma deal with terrorism

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Coordinating minister for Security, Law and Political Affairs Wiranto said Jakarta will help Myanmar in coping with the possible emergence of terrorism in [...]
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Indonesia economy picks up with 5.1pct growth in 2017

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s economic growth picked up slightly last year as the central bank repeatedly slashed interest rates, official data showed Monday, but analysts warned that [...]
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Ahead of PM’s trip, Indonesia signals strengthening of ties with India

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, home to the world’s largest Muslim population, is taking care to demonstrate that it is de-hyphenating its relations with India and Pakistan, buoyed by [...]
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UN Rights Chief Hopes Tolerance Will Prevail in Indonesia Despite Deep Human Rights Issues

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

The United Nations’ human rights chief urged the government of Indonesia to address unresolved cases of past human rights violations and halt the death penalty, after a [...]
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Wife of Jakarta’s ex-governor Ahok says to let judges decide on couple’s future

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The wife of former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Veronica Tan, on Wednesday (February 7) submitted an affidavit to a court declaring that she does not wish to [...]
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Indonesia is considering making extramarital and gay sex illegal, and the UN calls it ‘hateful’

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday criticised proposals in Indonesia’s parliament to criminalise gay sex and extramarital sex, saying such laws could [...]
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UN Rights Chief Slams Indonesia Proposal to Outlaw Gay, Extramarital Sex

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday criticised proposals in Indonesia’s parliament to criminalise gay sex and extramarital sex, saying such laws could [...]
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The United States must help Indonesia in fight against ISIS

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

As the Islamic State licks its wounds following the disintegration of its Middle Eastern “caliphate,” the terrorist group is increasingly looking to make gains in [...]
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Indonesia ‘can meet needs with nuclear power’

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | World-nuclear-news.org | 6:00 AM

World Nuclear Association director general Agneta Rising said today that nuclear power can help Indonesia meet its economic, energy and environmental goals. Speaking at the [...]
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What’s in the New Australia-Indonesia Military Pact?

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The two sides inked a new version of their defense cooperation agreement last week. Last week, as expected, Indonesia and Australia finally inked a new defense cooperation [...]
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