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The World Bank downgrades Indonesia GDP forecast

09-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The World Bank forecasts that Indonesia GDP growth will be 4.7 per cent in 2015, the lowest forecast in more than five years. The World Bank downgraded its GDP growth [...]
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Indonesia: Jambi University imposes stringent religious requirement

09-Jul-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The Jambi University in the east coast of central Sumatra in Indonesia has imposed new regulations that requires all students graduating with a Bachelor’s and diploma [...]
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Qiscus, Indonesia’s answer to Slack, grabs pre-series A funding

09-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

Qiscus, a remote collaboration and messaging app made by an Indonesian startup, announced today that it has received a pre-series A investment from a Malaysian investor. [...]
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Man selling eagles on Facebook arrested in Indonesia

09-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Changeable hawk-eagle, white-bellied sea eagle and spotted kestrel among 16 birds siezed by police in the port city of Surabaya, reports Mongabay Police in Indonesia’s [...]
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Indonesia hopes new tools will boost appeal to foreign Islamic banks

09-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian regulators are promoting new sharia-compliant financial tools and considering easing foreign ownership limits for domestic Islamic banks, seeking to make the [...]
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Documents reveal details of US woman’s killing in Bali

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A man convicted of killing a Chicago woman in Bali arrived on the island hours before the killing and checked into a resort using her credit card, according to Indonesian [...]
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Indonesia to impose coal export tax next month: Govt official

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will impose a 1.5 per cent tax on coal exports from next month, government officials said on Monday, in a bid to boost state revenue and keep more of the power [...]
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Effects of Possible Greek Exit from euro on Indonesia’s Economy

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Investments | 6:00 AM

Agus Martowardojo, Governor of Indonesia’s central bank (Bank Indonesia), predicts that the current economic turmoil in the Eurozone, caused by the Greek debt crisis, [...]
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Indonesia hopes new tools will boost appeal to foreign Islamic banks

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian regulators are promoting new sharia-compliant financial tools and considering easing foreign ownership limits for domestic Islamic banks, seeking to make the [...]
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UAE bank ADIB targets 2016 acquisitions, eyes Asia, Middle East

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Gulfbusiness | 6:00 AM

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), which recently failed in its bid for Citigroup’s Egypt retail business, is targeting acquisitions in 2016 in Asia, the Middle East, and [...]
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Many studies on Indonesia do not build capacity

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

A purview of many international studies regarding Indonesia politics and economy is dominated by foreign organzations, consulting companies and NGOs. Simply too many chefs [...]
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Indonesia central bank governor sees a trade surplus for June

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Brecorder | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will likely report a trade surplus in June, the central bank governor said on Monday. “I haven’t gotten the latest estimation. But generally, the trade [...]
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Indonesia, Philippines asked to hold off on salary demands

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Labour (MOL) on Monday asked Indonesia and the Philippines to suspend their demand for salary increases for their domestic workers in Taiwan, saying Taiwan [...]
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Indonesia earnings downgrades bode ill for Asia’s worst stock market

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Investors hoping that Indonesian company profits would turn around in the second half of the year are now bracing for disappointment, boding ill for a stock market that is [...]
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Indonesia plans new tax on thermal coal exports from August 8

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Platts | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government plans to levy a new tax on thermal coal exports from next month, a move that will hit miners already grappling with weak prices hard, sources said. [...]
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