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Local elections in Indonesia indicate few surprises

15-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

In Indonesia’s recent local elections, Hadi Rudyatmo, a former sidekick of President Joko Widodo, seemed set to easily retain the mayor’s job in this city of [...]
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Analysts: Indonesia Should Attract 33 Million Foreign Tourists by 2019′

15-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Indonesia-investments | 6:00 AM

Although the Indonesian government’s target of welcoming 20 million foreign tourists by 2019 seems highly ambitious given that Indonesia may fail to achieve its target [...]
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Bullish on govt bonds in Malaysia, Indonesia

15-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Many emerging market currencies fell in value in August and September as various global worries took centre stage. Investors were concerned that China would suffer a hard [...]
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Indonesia Targets $13 Billion Investment from Japan

15-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Antara | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian Capital Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has set a target to attract $13 billion in investment commitments from Japan in 2016, the BKPM said in a statement [...]
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Fuel cost increase: Adani and Tatas’ Indonesia power projects wait for ‘compensatory tariff’

15-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Hindu Business Line | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian coal-based power projects of Tata Power and Adani Power, which were set up on the promise of cheap fuel coming to Gujarat by sea, continue to face uncertainty [...]
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Indonesia’s Salim Group obtains $1 billion financing from Northstar, TPG-sources

14-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Salim group, headed by the country’s third-richest man Anthoni Salim, is raising $1 billion from a group of private equity firms including Northstar [...]
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Indonesia’s prisons a weak link in terror fight, says expert

14-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has to manage its war against terror on two fronts, security experts say. One is to prevent local militants returning from the Middle East after fighting alongside [...]
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UPDATE 1-Indonesia’s Salim Group obtains $1 billion financing from Northstar, TPG-sources

14-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA, December 11 Indonesia’s Salim group, headed by the country’s third-richest man Anthoni Salim, is raising $1 billion from a group of private [...]
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Jokowi Wants N219 to Fly Pioneer Routes

14-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo asked that the N219 plane be used to fly pioneer flight routes to remote areas, which the president can use during his impromptu [...]
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ConocoPhillips, Chevron seek to sell stakes in Indonesia oil and gas block

14-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US-listed energy giants ConocoPhillips (COP.N) and Chevron Corp (CVX.N) plan to sell their interests in a key oil and gas block in Indonesia and the government has received [...]
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Governor of Jakarta denies giving Uber permission to operate

12-Dec-2015 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

He stresses that Uber is still illegal, need to comply to all government requirements Following the release of written statement by ride-hailing company Uber on Tuesday, [...]
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Indonesia’s Salim Group to Raise $1 Billion From Northstar, TPG and Others

12-Dec-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Consortium will provide secured financing to companies owned by Anthoni Salim Indonesia’s third-richest family is pledging shares in some ofits group companies to raise [...]
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Indonesia wants voluntary deportation programme extended

12-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Indonesia wants Malaysia to extend the implementation of the 3+1 Voluntary Deportation Programme for Indonesian illegal immigrants, which scheduled to end on December 31. [...]
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Freeport’s Indonesia scandal shows need for IPOs: Expert

12-Dec-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

A corruption scandal involving US mining giant Freeport-McMoRan in Indonesia highlights the need for more transparency in the international commodities trade and the [...]
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Indonesia’s largest Muslim group joins battle against radical Islam

12-Dec-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Never in its 90-year history has the Nahdatul Ulama (NU) come out so forcefully to explain the brand of Islam it propagates in Indonesia. In its 90-minute documentary film [...]
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