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Scandal-hit Indonesian chief deported from Singapore

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s football chief was due to face questioning over a corruption scandal Wednesday after he was deported from Singapore, ending more than two months on the run. [...]
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National hero bid for Indonesia’s Suharto sparks anger

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A proposal to transform Indonesia’s former leader Suharto, one of the 20th century’s most brutal dictators, into a national hero sparked anger Tuesday from rights [...]
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‘Funtasy Island’ resort map prompts Indonesia-Singapore spat

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Singapore has been forced to clarify that it does not lay claim to a group of islands owned by Indonesia after a mistake on a holiday resort website’s map prompted an [...]
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Indonesia shifts to maritime defense

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Jakartapost | 6:00 AM

With the launch of a new defense strategy on Tuesday, expectations are high that the Defense Ministry will build a maritime defense system that supports the [...]
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Indonesia on track to world’s highest smoking rates

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

With few commitments to curb cigarette consumption, Indonesia is poised to have the largest population of smokers in the world in the next decade. Currently, the country [...]
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Indonesia detains protesters in insurgency-hit Papua

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police briefly detained hundreds of pro-independence demonstrators in Papua on Tuesday, the latest round-up of protesters in the insurgency-hit eastern region. [...]
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Indonesia Detains Hundreds Demanding Release of Prisoners

Indonesia Detains Hundreds Demanding Release of Prisoners

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police on Tuesday detained more than 300 demonstrators who were demanding the release of political prisoners in restive Papua province, a rights group said. [...]
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Indonesia’s aspiring coffee kings

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

From a small Thermos mounted on his bicycle, 21-year-old Ahmad Ali peddles instant coffee on a busy street in Jakarta for around Rp3,000 ($0.22) a cup. But just metres from [...]
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Indonesia detains protesters in insurgency-hit Papua

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police briefly detained hundreds of pro-independence demonstrators in Papua on Tuesday, the latest round-up of protesters in the insurgency-hit eastern region. [...]
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Indonesia and Norway agree to cooperate over environment, fisheries

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo met with Norwegian Foreign minister B?rge Brende on Tuesday to discuss the strengthening of bilateral ties between the two [...]
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Indonesia Doubles Down on Natuna Waters Policy After Chinese Fishing Vessel Found

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Jakartaglobe | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will step up patrols of waters surrounding the Natuna Islands, using bigger Navy ships and Maritime Ministry patrol boats to secure the area in support of strict [...]
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Woman could face the death penalty over cyanide coffee murder in Indonesia – after court overruled Australian authorities’ promise she would be exempt

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

The woman accused of killing her friend by slipping cyanide in her iced coffee could face the death penalty in Indonesia. Australian resident Jessica Wongso is due to face [...]
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Indonesia’s battle to bring healthcare to the masses

02-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When Heni Karmila sought to find a doctor for her ailing mother using Indonesia’s new healthcare system, she faced a nine-hour wait in a line outside a crowded public [...]
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China protests seizure of of fishing boat by Indonesia

01-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Beijing insisted Monday a Chinese boat detained close to Indonesian islands had been fishing legally, in a fresh flare-up of tensions between the countries in the South China [...]
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Over 700000 trapped in slavery in Indonesia – report

01-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

. Modern slavery exists in 167 countries with people being enslaved through human trafficking, forced labour, debt bondage, forced or servile marriage or commercial sexual [...]
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