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Indonesia: Aceh must drop proposal to introduce beheading as method of execution

17-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

Reacting to the news that the Aceh provincial administration in Indonesia is considering the introduction of beheading as a punishment for murder, Amnesty International [...]
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Indonesia pushes for Southeast Asian patrols of disputed waters

Indonesia pushes for Southeast Asian patrols of disputed waters

17-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has lobbied Southeast Asian countries to carry out maritime patrols in the disputed South China Sea, claimed in most part by China, to improve security, Defence [...]
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Indonesia, Australia sign action plan on maritime cooperation

17-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

After one year of discussions, Indonesia and Australia signed an action plan on maritime cooperation in Sydney on Friday. The cooperation includes strengthening maritime [...]
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Indonesian government warned about trade deficit

17-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) has warned the government about the trade deficit. “The February trade deficit was lower than in January, but it needs serious [...]
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Indonesian province considers beheading as murder punishment

16-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Implementation of sharia law has become increasingly harsh in conservative region of Aceh The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh, which already carries out public [...]
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Indonesia eyes foreign universities to improve higher ed quality

16-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Pie News | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government will allow foreign universities to operate on its shores almost a decade after passing a law to do so, according to an announcement made by [...]
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The Problem with Indonesia’s Infrastructure Projects

16-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

It is inexcusable to sacrifice safety even for the development of a nation. Over the past several years, Indonesia has exerted efforts and resources on improving its [...]
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Bali going quiet for ‘Day of Silence’

16-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s bustling tourist island Bali is set to go quiet with Internet service and flights temporarily halted for a “Day of Silence”, while young people [...]
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Fighting prejudice against Indonesia’s ethnic Chinese, museum uses literature to show their role in country’s history

16-Mar-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Fighting prejudice against Indonesia’s ethnic Chinese, museum uses literature to show their role in country’s history In May 1998, pro-democracy activist Azmi [...]
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Indonesia’s Aceh considers beheading as penalty for murder

16-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh known for publicly caning gays, adulterers and gamblers is considering the introduction of beheading as a punishment for murder, [...]
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Indonesia battles fake news as elections loom

16-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is battling a wave of fake news and online hate speech ahead of presidential elections in 2019, as a string of arrests underscore fears it could crack open social [...]
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Rescue plan for Indonesia insurer Bumiputera falls through

16-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A rescue plan for Indonesian life insurer Bumiputera has collapsed after it failed to agree with Evergreen Invesco (GREN.JK)its planned white knightover the size of a capital [...]
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Indonesia c.bank says monetary position remains neutral

15-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank governor on Tuesday reiterated there was limited room for easing monetary policy and that the bank remained in a neutral position despite [...]
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Indonesia lures US to invest more

15-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The administration is revising regulations on tax incentives for investment and seeks to pass them by the end of this month. Speaking to 41 US-based companies grouped under [...]
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US-Asean Business Council Praise Indonesia`s Investment Climate

15-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

Representatives of the US-Asean business council kicked-off their three-day visit to Indonesia by meeting President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) at the Merdeka Palace today, March [...]
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