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Indonesia Plans Tax Breaks, Waives Some Visa Fees to Help Rupiah

16-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will give tax incentives to companies that reinvest profits in the country and waive visa fees for Chinese tourists as it seeks foreign currency to prop up a rupiah [...]
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Canadian, Indonesian face 12 years jail for Jakarta school abuse

14-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prosecutors Thursday called for a 12-year jail sentence for a Canadian and an Indonesian accused of sexually assaulting children at a prestigious Jakarta school at the centre [...]
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Jail sought for 2 teachers at Jakarta international school

14-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian prosecutors on Thursday sought 12-year jail terms for a Canadian teacher and an Indonesian teaching assistant accused of sexually abusing three young children at a [...]
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Indonesia rejects Australian offer to pay for pair’s jail time

14-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia said Thursday it had rejected an offer from Australia to pay the cost of life imprisonment for two drug smugglers if they are spared the firing squad, as Jakarta [...]
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Indonesia signals unlikely to carry out executions for at least 16 days

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

Indonesia signalled on Thursday that it was not likely to execute foreigners on death row for at least the next 16 days after the attorney general’s office said that a [...]
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Indonesia delays final appeal hearing on Australian drug pair

14-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Dw.de | 6:00 AM

A final appeal hearing on two Australians on death row in Indonesia has been postponed. The Australian government has offered to bear the costs of keeping the men in prison [...]
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Indonesia scolds Australia over offer to pay for Bali Nine pair’s life in prison

14-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Publishing of correspondence between Australia’s attorney general and her Indonesian counterpart also censured: ‘We regret when friendly countries do their [...]
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REFILE-UPDATE 1-Indonesia regulator to ease investment rules on pension, insurance funds

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

Indonesia’s financial services authority aims to boost the local capital market by making it easier for pension and insurance funds to invest in riskier products, a [...]
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Indonesia plans 42GW in new power plant capacity by 2024

14-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Indonesia on Thursday unveiled projects that will add 42 gigawatts of electricity generating capacity to its current capacity of 53GW by 2024. A total of 1,188 trillion [...]
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Bali nine duo Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan’s final appeal adjourned for a week

13-Mar-2015 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The final appeal for the Bali nine ringleaders has been adjourned until next week because the representative for Indonesian president Joko Widodo did not have a signed [...]
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The Quiet Growth in Indonesia-Israel Relations

13-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

As a nation with the largest Muslim population in the world, Indonesia is not known for its close ties with Israel. Yet while publicly associated with a pro-Palestinian [...]
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Australia offers to pay for 2 prisoners’ keep in Indonesia

13-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia has offered to cover Indonesia’s costs for keeping two Australian heroin traffickers in prison for life if Jakarta grants permanent stays of execution, the [...]
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AirAsia ‘not giving up’ but hunt for bodies drawing to close

13-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes said Thursday he had not given up on finding more bodies from one of the airline’s jets that crashed in the Java Sea last year, but flagged [...]
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Indonesia signals will not execute foreigners for at least 12 days

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

Indonesia signalled on Thursday that it would not execute foreigners on death row for at least the next 16 days after the attorney general’s office said that all the [...]
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AirAsia considers IPO for Indonesia unit

13-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

AirAsia, Asia’s largest budget carrier, is still considering an initial public offering for its Indonesia affiliate, whose flight QZ8501 crashed and killed 162 people [...]
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