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Indonesia interested in joining US military exercises in proposed Australian site

19-Mar-2012 Intellasia | Washington Post | 7:01 AM

Australia – Indonesian ministers said Thursday they were comfortable with a planned increase in US troops in northern Australia seen as an attempt to contain China and [...]
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Indonesia caps housing and car loans

Indonesia caps housing and car loans

19-Mar-2012 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

The central bank introduced a regulation on Friday aimed at preventing potentially dangerous bubbles by encouraging prudent banking practices and curbing excessive consumer [...]
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Three Indonesians wounded in Java bomb: police

Three Indonesians wounded in Java bomb: police

19-Mar-2012 Intellasia | AFP News | 7:01 AM

Three construction workers were wounded on Thursday after a small bomb exploded on Indonesia’s Java island, police said. A garbage collector found the homemade bomb, [...]
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Suddenly, Indonesia gets protective

19-Mar-2012 Intellasia | smh.com.au | 7:01 AM

Indonesia has been restored to investment grade by ratings agencies Fitch and Moody’s, and it’s a member of the G20, but its law-making process remains odd, [...]
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Indonesia sends illegal waste back to Britain

Indonesia sends illegal waste back to Britain

17-Mar-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 4:46 PM

Indonesia has asked Britain to take back 1,800 tonnes of waste after inspectors found liquid and illegal mixed waste in containers marked as “scrap metal,” the [...]
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Indonesia warns of ‘mistrust’ over US Marine plan

Indonesia warns of ‘mistrust’ over US Marine plan

17-Mar-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 4:36 PM

Indonesian Foreign minister Marty Natalegawa on Friday said the stationing of US Marines in Australia needed to be better explained to all countries in Asia to avoid [...]
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Indonesia says ‘no problem’ with US Marines plan

Indonesia says ‘no problem’ with US Marines plan

16-Mar-2012 Intellasia | AFP News | 3:17 PM

Indonesia said Thursday it had no problem with US plans to station Marines in northern Australia as Canberra flagged the possibility of four-nation military drills with [...]
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Indonesia excites funds, but hurdles abound

16-Mar-2012 Intellasia | wsj | 7:01 AM

Indonesia is firmly on the private-equity wishlist, but investing in the country isn’t for the faint-hearted as some recent cautionary tales show. As the WSJ reports, [...]
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Indonesia warns against Cold War-style containment

16-Mar-2012 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

Indonesian Foreign minister Marty Natalegawa warned against any Cold War-style attempt to contain China after arriving in Australia on Wednesday for foreign policy and [...]
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Sampoerna Group buys stake in Bakrie Telecom for $90 million

16-Mar-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

PT Bakrie Telecom, Indonesia’s fourth-biggest telecom company, sold 10 percent of its stake to Sampoerna’s telecom unit, PT Sampoerna Telekomunikasi Indonesia [...]
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Q1 cocoa output to slump 60 pct on heavy rains

16-Mar-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Heavy rains in the first quarter will lead to a 60 percent slump in Indonesia’s cocoa bean output compared to a year ago, an industry group said on Wednesday, although [...]
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Indonesia trade minister rejects protectionist label

16-Mar-2012 Intellasia | CNBC.com | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s Trade minister Gita Wirjawan told CNBC on Tuesday that Southeast Asia’s largest economy was not adopting protectionist policies and was only following [...]
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Indonesia domestic cement sales grow 24 pct y/y in Feb

15-Mar-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s domestic cement sales, an indicator of economic health in Southeast Asia’s largest economy, grew strongly in February at 23.9 percent year-on-year, [...]
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Indonesia’s controls on foreigners: first mining, now the jobs market

15-Mar-2012 Intellasia | FT | 7:01 AM

Days after imposing new rules on foreign ownership in mining, Indonesia has announced complicated new regulations on foreigners working for wholly Indonesian-owned companies. [...]
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Honda to build new Indonesia motorcycle plant

Honda to build new Indonesia motorcycle plant

15-Mar-2012 Intellasia | AFP News | 7:01 AM

Japan’s third-largest automaker Honda Motor said Tuesday it will build a new motorcycle factory in Indonesia that will produce about 1.1 million bikes a year to meet [...]
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