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Is Indonesia retreating from democracy?

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Conversation | 6:02 AM

This is an edited extract from Tim Lindsey’s essay ‘Retreat from Democracy’, which appears in Australian Foreign Affairs #3, published 9 July. For much of [...]
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Indonesia to lobby US to maintain special tariff treatment

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia will send a team to the United States to lobby for preserving special tariff treatment for some Indonesian exports under a programme for poor and developing [...]
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Why a powerful Indonesia could influence Australia’s future more than China

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

If its economy continues to grow at its current rate, Indonesia will become one of the most powerful nations in the world in coming decades. But while China’s rise has [...]
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Indonesia’s elections and the local result

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Lowyinstitute | 6:02 AM

Regional elections took place across Indonesia on 27 June, when local voters went to the polls to elect governors, regents, and mayors. The results offer a fascinating [...]
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Indonesia under US trade radar as Trump seeks to reduce deficits with trading partners

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Indonesia may no longer be able to remain a spectator of the ever-escalating global trade war with the country now on the radar of the United States government, which under [...]
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Indonesia prepared to retaliate if Trump goes ahead with tariff plan

07-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Jakartapost | 6:02 AM

Trade minister Enggartiasto Lukita has said that Indonesia will prepare a retaliatory policy if the United States moves forward with its plan to impose tariffs on 124 [...]
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Jamal well treated by Indonesian authorities, says lawyer

07-Jul-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos was well treated by Indonesian authorities while in detention in Jakarta. His lawyer Datuk Mohd Imran Tamrin said police and Immigration officers in [...]
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Passengers rescued from stricken Indonesia ferry; 31 dead

07-Jul-2018 Intellasia | ABC Columbia | 6:02 AM

Passengers trapped for a night on a stricken ferry off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi were rescued early Wednesday, officials said, as the death toll rose to 31 with three [...]
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More than 500 terror plots foiled in Indonesia since 2012, says police chief

07-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Channel Newsasia | 6:02 AM

Despite the wave of violence that has swept Indonesia in recent years, the country’s police have enjoyed “remarkable success” in cracking down on domestic [...]
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Indonesian conglomerates-backed tech fund to be launched in six months: minister

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

An Indonesian tech venture capital fund backed by the country’s largest conglomerates will be launched within the next six months, the communications minister said on [...]
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Indonesia arrests ex-rebel turned governor in Aceh over graft

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency has arrested the governor of Aceh province over accusations that he took illegal fees for projects funded from more than $500 million [...]
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How this 34-year-old created Indonesia’s first billion-dollar start-up

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

When Nadiem Makarim launched Indonesian ride-hailing service Go-Jek back in 2010, he couldn’t have anticipated its runaway success. For him, it was simply a way of [...]
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Indonesia’s Anti-LGBTQ Stance Threatens Its Fight Against Aids, Activists Say

Indonesia’s Anti-LGBTQ Stance Threatens Its Fight Against Aids, Activists Say

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Rising government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Indonesia is threatening the battle against Aids in the [...]
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Dozens dead in Indonesia ferry sinking

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

At least 34 people have been confirmed dead in a ferry sinking off the coast of Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province. Images from the scene Tuesday showed passengers in [...]
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Anti-gay hostility threatens Indonesia’s Aids battle: activists

06-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Rising government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Indonesia is threatening the battle against Aids in the [...]
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