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At least 12 dead in Indonesian military helicopter crash

22-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Twelve people have been killed after a military helicopter crashed in bad weather in central Indonesia, an official says. The Bell 412 helicopter went down in Kasiguncu [...]
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Police, military step up security to counter possible new MIT recruits

22-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Forces taking part in Operation Tinombala, which aims to hunt members of the East Indonesia Mujahiddin (MIT) led by Indonesia’s most-wanted man Santoso, aka Abu Wardah, [...]
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Australia to open consulate in Indonesia radical hotbed

22-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The West Australian | 6:00 AM

Julie Bishop will open an Australian diplomatic post in what is regarded as a hotbed of Indonesian Islamic radicalism as part of a bipartisan effort to use economic [...]
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Indonesia sees US$3.5b

21-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Jakartapost | 6:00 AM

Bank Indonesia (BI) has recorded Rp 46 trillion (US$3.5 billion) of foreign capital flowing into the country on a year-to-date basis, an increase of by Rp 2 trillion from the [...]
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3 more suspected militants killed in central Indonesia

21-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Indonesian security forces have killed three more suspected militants linked to the country’s most wanted Islamic radical, police said Friday. Central Sulawesi police [...]
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Indonesia ETFs in Focus on Third Rate Cut

21-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Zacks | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank yet again lowered its interest rate for the third straight month this year. The bank slashed its key interest rate by 25 bps to 6.75%, in line [...]
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Concerns voiced over Indonesia’s proposed anti-terrorism law

21-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Timesofoman | 6:00 AM

Rights activists on Friday called on Indonesia’s parliament to reject government proposals designed to tighten the country’s anti-terrorism laws. The revisions to [...]
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Indonesia hustles to preempt new round of haze-causing fires

21-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:00 AM

Local governments, environmental agencies, emergency services and the military are working across Indonesia’s fire-prone areas as President Joko “Jokowi” [...]
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Activists raise concerns over Indonesia’s proposed anti-terrorism law

21-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Rights activists on Friday called on Indonesia’s parliament to reject government proposals designed to tighten the country’s anti-terrorism laws. The revisions to [...]
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Indonesia offers a cool $1m to whoever can help take the heat off its peatlands

21-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

Last year, fires burned 2 million hectares of peatlands in Indonesia, creating an acrid haze that affected several neighbouring Southeast Asian countries. As nations met in [...]
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China willing to improve anti-terrorism cooperation with Indonesia

19-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

China is willing to work with Indonesia to improve anti-terrorism cooperation to safeguard security and stability in the two countries and the region, a Chinese Foreign [...]
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Indonesia Cuts Rate For Third Month, Signals Cautious Path

19-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank cut its main interest rate for the third straight month to boost growth, and signaled it will be more careful in any further policy easing. [...]
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West Papua: Solomon Islands Raise Concerns over Human Rights Abuses

19-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Unpo | 6:00 AM

Solomon Islands diplomat, Barrett Salato, has raised the issue of human rights violations in West Papua at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. In addition to [...]
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Indonesia will benefit from business partnership with Nigeria – Envoy

19-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Vanguardngr | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto, on Thursday promised to encourage more Indonesians to do business with Nigerians and reap the benefits of such [...]
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Visa-free entry to Indonesia in pipeline

19-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Australian tourists may soon be able to enter Indonesia without a visa after President Joko Widodo signed a presidential decree. The decree signed last week grants visa-free [...]
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