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China says Philippines must heal rift over South China Sea as Indonesia speaks out

13-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi said the Philippines’ case against China at an arbitration tribunal over rival claims in the South China Sea had strained relations and [...]
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‘Tribunal’ opens hearings into mass killings in Indonesia

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A “people’s tribunal” opened hearings in the Netherlands Tuesday intended to publicise allegations that Indonesian authorities were responsible for killing [...]
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Activists put Indonesia government on trial for 1960s mass killings

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

At least 500,000 people died in the purge across the Southeast Asian archipelago that started after then general Suharto put down a coup on October 1, 1965 Activists seeking [...]
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Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Officials in Indonesia are using trained elephants outfitted with water pumps and hoses to help patrol forests and control fires. For nearly three months, Riau province in [...]
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First SA trade delegation to visit Indonesia since Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan executions

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A South Australian trade mission to Indonesia next week will be the first since the execution of Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan. A similar mission to South East [...]
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The Human and Environmental Cost of Indonesia’s Fire Crisis, in Numbers

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

Thousands of fires in forests and on degraded, treeless peatland in Indonesia in September and October have spread a blinding, sickening haze across the archipelago nation, [...]
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Indonesia questions US Navy pilot for flying plane into country’s airspace

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Indonesian authorities are questioning a US Navy pilot after he flew his light plane into the country’s airspace and then allegedly refused to leave. Indonesian jets [...]
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What’s Behind the Missing US-Indonesia Maritime Security Pact?

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Entrenched interests prevent the signing of a coast guard pact between Washington and Jakarta. As expected, Indonesian president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s [...]
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Indonesia’s drug czar thinks his country needs a prison guarded by crocodiles

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The head of Indonesia’s anti-narcotics agency, Budi Waseso, says he is serious about a surprising plan for a prison guarded by crocodiles. In an interview with the [...]
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Indonesia: End Access Restrictions to Papua

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Indonesian authorities continue to restrict access by foreign journalists and rights monitors to Indonesia’s easternmost provinces of Papua, raising serious concerns [...]
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‘Elated’ journalists set to fly back to UK after Indonesia jail ordeal

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | BT | 6:00 AM

Two journalists who were jailed in Indonesia for violating immigration laws will land back on British soil tomorrow. British film-makers Neil Bonner, 32, and Becky Prosser [...]
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Australian PM Turnbull looks to heal wounds on Indonesia visit

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull will be looking to reset a vital diplomatic and economic relationship badly strained under his predecessor when he visits Jakarta [...]
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Indonesia to Hold Talks on Illegal Immigrants

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

Hasan Kleib, director general for multilateral at the Foreign Ministry, said Indonesia will hold Jakarta Meeting on November 27 and 28 to discuss illegal immigrant issue in [...]
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SA trade mission to Indonesia

12-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

A South Australian trade mission will visit Indonesia next week, the first from the state since the executions of Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in April. Trade [...]
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Indonesia scraps restrictions on hiring foreign workers

11-Nov-2015 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Companies will no longer be required to hire 10 local employees for every foreign employee The government of Indonesia has announced that it has eliminated a regulation [...]
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