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Indonesia’s Outlook Changed to Positive From Stable at S&P

23-May-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s credit rating outlook was changed to positive from stable by Standard & Poor’s, with the possibility that the country may be raised to investment [...]
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Editorial: World Bank’s Help Won’t Go Far if Indonesia Doesn’t Reform

23-May-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

There couldn’t be a more irrefutable token of Indonesia’s economic promise than the pledge made on Wednesday in Jakarta by Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank president, [...]
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Why Did Indonesia Just Sink a Vessel From China?

23-May-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

As I reported previously, on Wednesday Indonesia sank a Chinese vessel caught fishing illegally in Indonesian waters near the South China Sea, the first such instance since [...]
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Indonesia and Malaysia Agree to Care for Stranded Migrants

22-May-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia and Malaysia agreed on Wednesday to take in thousands of migrants stranded at sea until they can be sent home or resettled in a third country, in the first official [...]
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As crisis over migrants grows, Malaysia and Burma to talk

22-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The foreign minister of Malaysia will visit Myanmar on Thursday to discuss Southeast Asia’s migrant crisis, a day after Indonesia and Malaysia offered to temporarily [...]
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Fitch Rates Indonesia’s Proposed PPSI-III Sukuk ‘BBB-(EXP)’

22-May-2015 Intellasia | Fitch | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings has assigned Indonesia’s proposed sovereign global certificates (sukuk) issued through Perusahaan Penerbit SBSN Indonesia III (PPSI-III) an expected [...]
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Tony Abbott rules out resettling Rohingyas in Australia, Indonesia says it is obliged to

22-May-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Australia is obliged to resettle Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, Indonesia’s foreign ministry says, despite prime minister Tony Abbott flatly refusing to consider the [...]
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Fishermen wept as they rescued starving migrants off Indonesia

22-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fisherman Muchtar Ali broke down in tears when he set eyes on the overcrowded boat carrying desperate, starving Rohingya off the coast of Indonesia before going to the rescue [...]
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Indonesia: Weak, starving and dehydrated Rohingya and Bangladeshi boat migrants rescued

22-May-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

More than 430 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants who had been stranded at sea have been rescued by Indonesian fishermen and brought ashore to safety. The boat is the vessel [...]
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World Bank aids Indonesia infrastructure plans with $12 billion loan

22-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

May 20 The World Bank Group on Wednesday offered Indonesia up to $12 billion in new financing to 2019 to support President Joko Widodo’s ambitious infrastructure plans, [...]
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No questioning Indonesia’s commitment, says minister

22-May-2015 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Indonesia remains committed to the objectives of the Asean Economic Community (AEC), said deputy Coordinating minister for International Economic Cooperation, Dr Risal [...]
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Is Indonesia inflating a credit bubble?

22-May-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Historically, stories that begin with central banks easing bank lending requirements don’t often have a happy ending, but Indonesia may be able to dodge creating a [...]
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Indonesia sinks 41 illegal fishing boats, including one from China

Indonesia sinks 41 illegal fishing boats, including one from China

22-May-2015 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

Indonesia yesterday sank a large Chinese vessel as well as 40 other foreign boats that had been caught fishing illegally in the country’s waters, a move likely to spark [...]
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Indonesia opens books on 10-year sukuk at 4.55pct

22-May-2015 Intellasia | IFR | 6:00 AM

The Republic of Indonesia is marketing a 10-year US dollar sukuk to yield around 4.55 percent. Indonesia, Asia’s most active sovereign borrower in the US dollar market, [...]
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Indonesia sinks foreign boats to deter illegal fishing: reports

Indonesia sinks foreign boats to deter illegal fishing: reports

22-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has sunk 41 foreign boats across the archipelago, reports said Thursday, as part of an ongoing push to stop illegal fishing in its waters. Authorities sank the [...]
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