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Indonesian tycoon back with $1bn rights issue

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Barito Pacific’s Pangestu to consolidate geothermal assets under holding company Indonesian billionaire Prajogo Pangestu, once known as “timber king” before [...]
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Indonesia falls in 2017 English proficiency index

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has been ranked 39th out of 80 countries in the 2017 English First English Proficiency Index (EF EPI), an annual report conducted by international education company [...]
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Indonesia court rejects bid to outlaw extramarital sex

15-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A bid to make all sex outside marriage illegal was thrown out by an Indonesian court Thursday, as concerns grow over rising intolerance in the world’s biggest [...]
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Diphtheria deaths in Indonesia spark immunisation campaign

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is immunising millions of children and teenagers against diphtheria after the disease killed 38 people, mostly children, since January. Children in school uniforms [...]
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West Papuans pleaded for US help in 1960s amid Indonesia takeover

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Radionz | 6:00 AM

Declassified US files have revealed that West Papuans pleaded for Washington in the mid-1960s to help them fight Indonesia’s takeover of their territory. AP reported [...]
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Opinion: Indonesia Needs More Scale-Ups, Not More Startups

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | News One Place | 6:00 AM

Venture capital for tech startups in emerging markets like Indonesia can be a poison. Early-stage investors in this part of the world routinely spray small amounts of money [...]
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Indonesia to ban products violating national standard requirements

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The trade ministry has announced the results of goods and product inspection throughout 2017, based on the Indonesia National Standard (SNI) and manual and guarantee card [...]
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Indonesian and Palestinian diplomats meet ahead of emergency meeting over Jerusalem

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesian and Palestinian foreign ministers have met to discuss proposals for Wednesday’s (December 13) emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation [...]
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Indonesia Launches Vaccination Campaign To Fight Diphtheria Outbreak

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Tech Times | 6:00 AM

Millions of children are being vaccinated against diphtheria in Indonesia this week to prevent the spread of the bacterial infection. The move comes in the wake of 38 deaths [...]
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Indonesia urged to take bigger role in N Korean crisis

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is being encouraged to play a bigger role in finding peaceful solutions for the Korean Peninsula crisis, as North Korea inches ever closer to becoming a [...]
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Indonesia pumps $14.8m million into cross-border tourism promotion

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Ttgasia | 6:00 AM

To develop and promote cross-border tourism, the Indonesia Ministry of Tourism has set aside 200 billion rupiah (US$14.8 million) and prepared 214 events to be staged in 29 [...]
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Is Indonesia’s Widodo in China’s pocket?

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

The president’s rivals aim to portray him as overly reliant on Beijing in an emerging nationalistic campaign strategy for upcoming elections Signs are emerging that [...]
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Indonesia Detains 18 in Pre-Emptive Bid to Boost Christmas Security

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian anti-terrorism police have detained 18 people with links to militant groups in a bid to cut the risk of attacks during Christmas and the New Year in the [...]
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Indonesia vaccinates millions to halt deadly diphtheria outbreak

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | New Vision | 6:00 AM

This year, nearly 600 cases have been detected in 95 Indonesian communities across 20 provinces, killing 32 people. Millions of Indonesian children are being vaccinated this [...]
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Indonesian Parliament Speaker Quits Amid Graft Investigation

14-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The speaker of Indonesia’s parliament, who is being investigated for his suspected involvement in a $170 million graft scandal, has tendered his resignation, two [...]
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