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Warning on Indonesia’s rising economic nationalism

19-May-2012 Intellasia | SMH | 7:01 AM

Canberra’s top diplomat in Jakarta has warned of the risks of a rising tide of economic nationalism in Indonesia, especially for Australian exporters and investors in [...]
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Indonesian firm denies graft in Newmont deal

19-May-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

The province-owned company set up to buy a 25 percent stake in gold miner Newmont Nusa Tenggara has denied allegations of embezzlement leveled against it by an antigraft [...]
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Australian state considers ‘Indonesian-only’ prison

18-May-2012 Intellasia | Radioaustralia | 7:01 AM

The future of Broome prison, which houses about 100 inmates in the middle of town, is being reviewed. Department of Corrective Services Commissioner Ian Johnson says one of [...]
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Indonesia may relent on port access for Australian produce

18-May-2012 Intellasia | ABC.net | 7:01 AM

The Indonesian government has hinted it might continue to allow Australian fruit and vegetables in through the main port near Jakarta. The Tanjung Priok port is being closed [...]
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Inflation fears crimp motorcycle sales in Indonesia

Inflation fears crimp motorcycle sales in Indonesia

18-May-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Indonesian consumers, fearful of a spike in inflation, bought fewer motorcycles last month – a sign that economic growth might be slowing from the fastest pace in 15 [...]
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World Bank agrees $2b loan for Indonesia

World Bank agrees $2b loan for Indonesia

17-May-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The World Bank on Tuesday announced it was ready to provide Indonesia with a $2 billion loan, a backstop against a potential debt crisis in one of Asia’s fastest [...]
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Will Indonesia replace India in the BRICs?

17-May-2012 Intellasia | Money Control | 7:01 AM

As India fails to deliver on its promise of growth, a smaller Asian country Indonesia, finds itself in a position to lure investors away from the third largest economy in the [...]
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Indonesia y/y car sales spike 43 pct on Japan tsunami effect

17-May-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s domestic car sales, an indicator of private consumption in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, spiked 43.4 percent in April from a year ago when [...]
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Residential prices in Jakarta rise most in Asia

16-May-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 7:01 AM

Jakarta saw the strongest increase in high-end residential prices among eight key markets in the Asia Pacific in the first quarter of 2012, with a 4.3 percent [...]
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Indonesia lifts prisoner-swap hopes

16-May-2012 Intellasia | SMH | 7:01 AM

Indonesia has given its strongest indication yet that it will allow transfers of prisoners to and from Australia, with Foreign minister Marty Natalegawa saying exchanges [...]
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Indonesia airline boom raises new safety questions

15-May-2012 Intellasia | Sfgate | 7:01 AM

Dozens of fledgling airlines that have sprung up to serve Indonesia’s island-hopping new middle class could jeopardise the archipelago’s recently improved safety [...]
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Bank Indonesia: Q1 balance of payments deficit $1 billion

14-May-2012 Intellasia | wsj | 7:01 AM

Indonesia had a first-quarter balance of payments deficit of $1 billion, narrowing from $3.73 billion in the fourth quarter as foreign investors returned to the country after [...]
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Indonesia signs $114m deal to buy Russian tanks

14-May-2012 Intellasia | thejakartaglobe.com | 7:01 AM

Indonesia inked a $114 million deal to purchase 37 Russian-made amphibious tanks, a Defense Ministry official said on Friday. The “BMP-3F Series 2″ light-weight [...]
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Indonesian crews find 12 bodies in Russia jet crash

Indonesian crews find 12 bodies in Russia jet crash

12-May-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:46 AM

Indonesian rescuers on Friday found the bodies of 12 of the people killed when their Russian jet crashed into the face of a mountain during a sales flight. Questions mounted [...]
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Indonesia keeps benchmark rate unchanged at 5.75pct

Indonesia keeps benchmark rate unchanged at 5.75pct

12-May-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s central bank kept its overnight benchmark rate unchanged Thursday at 5.75 percent, as expected, but said it will continue raising interest rates to quell [...]
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