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Women in high office: Indonesia 8, Australia 1

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The New Daily | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new president Joko Widodo has appointed eight women to his cabinet, vastly outdoing the Australian government when it comes to female representation. The [...]
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Indonesia’s New Cabinet Draws Mixed Reviews

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Since the beginning of his political career, former small-town mayor and now President Joko Widodo has worked hard to separate himself from Indonesia’s political pack. [...]
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President orders ministers to take charge immediately

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Antara News | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered all ministers to start executing their tasks immediately after being inaugurated on Monday in order to fulfill the peoples [...]
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Tasks for ‘Indonesia’s Hillary Clinton’

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia now has its very own Hillary Clinton. Well, at least of the same gender. The fact that President Joko Widodo chose a career diplomat was no surprise. But eyebrows [...]
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Indonesia’s finance minister sees GDP growth below 7 pct next yr

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new finance minister said on Monday economic growth next year would likely be below the 7 percent target set by President Joko Widodo. “In 2015, we [...]
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UPDATE 1-Freeport Indonesia union plans one-month strike at copper mine

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Workers at Freeport-McMoRan Inc’s giant Indonesian copper mine plan to go on strike for a month from next week, a union official said on Monday, after the company [...]
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RPT-COLUMN-India, Indonesia take different, but similar coal paths: Russell

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India, poised to become the world’s largest importer of thermal coal, appears to be opening up its domestic mining sector to foreign competition just as Indonesia, its [...]
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Indonesian president orders new cabinet to get to work

Indonesian president orders new cabinet to get to work

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | | 10:43 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo held his first cabinet meeting on Monday and gave his top four ministers until the end of the week to identify policy changes that would [...]
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Australian experts say Indonesia’s new cabinet is weak despite businesspeople chosen for agriculture and trade portfolios

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new president has appointed two businesspeople in electronics and sugar as ministers of trade and agriculture. Rahmat Gobel, who owns Panasonic [...]
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Malaysia battles beer, dogs as Indonesia shines

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

If Malaysian leader Najib Razak thought he already had problems at home, now he also needs to worry about a “Jokowi effect” spreading from neighbouring Indonesia. [...]
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Indonesia AirAsia Extra picks Bali-Melbourne for inaugural route

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Australian Aviation | 6:00 AM

Indonesia AirAsia Extra will enter the competitive Australia-South East Asia market with Bali-Melbourne as the low-cost carrier’s inaugural route. The newest affiliate [...]
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Sampdoria chief apologises to Inter over ‘Filipino’ gaffe

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Serie A highflyers Sampdoria have issued an apology to Erick Thohir, the president of Inter Milan, after the club’s president Massimo Ferrero referred to the Indonesian [...]
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Indonesian president appoints technocrats to top economic posts

Indonesian president appoints technocrats to top economic posts

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Sunday assigned professional technocrats to lead the top economic ministries and carry out much-needed reforms that address costly fuel [...]
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Richard Marles under internal pressure on boat turnbacks statement

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Labour’s immigration spokesman Richard Marles is refusing to say whether he wants his party to reverse its opposition to turning asylum seeker boats back to Indonesia. [...]
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Indonesia to release French journalists held in Papua

Indonesia to release French journalists held in Papua

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Manila Standard Today | 6:00 AM

Two French journalists were sentenced to two and a half months in prison Friday for illegally reporting in Indonesia’s Papua province on tourist visas but will be [...]
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