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Indonesia’s Q2 GDP grows 5.18pct

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s economy grew a faster-than-expected 5.18 per cent in the second quarter from a year earlier, thanks to higher commodity prices and stronger consumption. On [...]
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6 arrested in Indonesia over plot to hit Singapore’s Marina Bay with rocket: Reports

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesian authorities have arrested six terror suspects, including the group leader who had plans to fire a rocket from Batam in an attack on Singapore’s Marina Bay, [...]
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Australia-Indonesia FTA to go boldly where no agreement has gone before

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Trade minister Steven Ciobo must have exhaled at a press conference on Tuesday morning when he heard his Indonesian counterpart utter the golden words: “There is no [...]
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The ISIS Threat Is Bringing Old Foes Australia And Indonesia Closer Together

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Five years ago Australia banned live exports of farm animals to Indonesia over suspicion of cruel treatment, setting back trade ties. Just two years after that Jakarta vented [...]
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Indonesian court mulls gay sex ban

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Constitutional Court is considering making gay sex a crime, with Islamic activists pushing for the change insisting Thursday the homosexual community was [...]
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Jokowi Premium Returns to Indonesia as Stocks Lead Gains in Asia

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The on-again, off-again relationship between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and international investors is definitely back on. The Jakarta Composite Index rose 8.9 percent [...]
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Jokowi Demands Spending Restraint as Indonesia Budget Gap Widens

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo called for spending curbs as the budget deficit in Southeast Asia’s largest economy continues to deteriorate on the back of a shortfall [...]
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Indonesia’s Go-Jek raises $550 million to battle Uber and Grab

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Tech Crunch | 6:00 AM

Go-Jek, the on-demand motorbike taxi service that rivals Uber and Grab in Indonesia, has closed $550 million in new funding, a source close to the company told TechCrunch. [...]
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Buddhist temple attacks point to deeper fault lines in Indonesia

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

As Indonesia reels from the aftershock of the racially-motivated riot last week in Tanjungbalai, near Medan, North Sumatra, there are already signs that the incident will be [...]
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Indonesia capital’s airport to open new terminal next week

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The new Terminal 3 will start off handling only flights operated by Indonesian flag carrier Garuda, and it is hoped it will be fully operational by March of 2017 The main [...]
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China and Indonesia to jointly develop HTGR

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | World-nuclear-news.org | 6:00 AM

China Nuclear Engineering Corporation (CNEC) has signed an agreement with Indonesia’s National Atomic Energy Agency (Batan) to jointly develop a high-temperature [...]
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Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its ‘War on Drugs’

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Despite promising to improve Indonesia’s human rights records, President Jokowi has upped the pace of executions. Unfortunately, Indonesia has been here before. Despite [...]
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Indonesia’s new resources chief tells Freeport not to push on contract extension

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s newly appointed resources chief urged Freeport-McMoRan Inc on Wednesday not to push for a quick extension of its contract to operate the giant Grasberg [...]
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Jokowi Demands Spending Restraint as Indonesia Budget Gap Widens

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo called for spending curbs as the budget deficit in Southeast Asia’s largest economy continues to deteriorate on the back of a shortfall [...]
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Indonesia capital’s airport to open new terminal next week

05-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The $380 million terminal at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport will have a capacity of 25 million passengers a year once fully operational The main airport serving the [...]
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