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Indonesia, EU pact to stop illegal timber exports

02-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, Asia’s leading exporter of timber to Europe, on Monday signed a long-awaited pact with the European Union to fight the trade in illegal timber, a driver of [...]
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Indonesian presidential hopeful’s intervention in murder case, genuine effort or polls gimmick?

02-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto, who flew into Malaysia to lend support to the young Indonesian Catholic girl Wilfrida Soik now on trial for murder, has [...]
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Court orders age test for Indonesian maid accused of murdering employer

02-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Kota Bharu High Court has ordered the Indonesian maid charged with killing her employer to undergo an examination at the Bone Unit of Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital [...]
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Indonesian journalist awarded AFP prize

02-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian journalist Stefanus Teguh Edi Pramono was on Monday awarded the Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for his brave reporting on Syria’s bloody civil war and [...]
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Indonesians won’t tolerate coming off second best

02-Oct-2013 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Australia’s national interest lies in having 10 resilient, prosperous and interconnected neighbours, lying across our northern approaches. This is unarguable. And [...]
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Australia PM seeks to ease tensions in Indonesia

02-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s new prime minister Tony Abbott insisted Monday that his country has “total respect” for Indonesia’s sovereignty after his tough refugee [...]
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Malaysia’s Maybank hires Taswin Zakaria to head Indonesian unit

02-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), Malaysia’s biggest lender by assets, said it has appointed Taswin Zakaria to head its Indonesian unit. Taswin replaces Khairussaleh [...]
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Indonesian presidential hopeful on mission to ‘save’ teenage maid accused of murder

01-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hoping to leverage on a case that has captured Indonesian public imagination, presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto will be flying to Kota Baru tomorrow with a top Malaysian [...]
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Australian PM to visit Indonesia on first foreign trip

01-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s Tony Abbott makes his debut foreign trip as prime minister on Monday, visiting Indonesia where he will discuss asylum-seekers following the first deadly [...]
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Indonesia governor tipped for presidency

01-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Wearing a black T-shirt and leather jacket, the governor of Jakarta thrusts his fist into the air among a sweat-soaked, headbanging crowd at a concert by rock band Metallica. [...]
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Indonesia Inc. Feels Sting as Rupiah Languishes

01-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The rupiah currency has missed out on a rebound in emerging markets since the US Federal Reserve decided this month to keep the pace of its bond buying steady – and [...]
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Indonesia military implicated in deaths of asylum seekers

01-Oct-2013 Intellasia | ABC.net | 6:00 AM

Members of the Indonesian military have been implicated in a fatal people-smuggling operation that may have killed up to 30 children. The asylum seeker boat got into trouble [...]
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Indonesia’s random risks

01-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Theaustralian | 6:00 AM

FOREIGN investors in democratic Indonesia appear to run a greater risk of nasty surprises than in authoritarian China or in the old days under the Suharto military regime, [...]
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People of Malaysia, Indonesia urged to maintain good ties

01-Oct-2013 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Sabah Chief minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman has urged the people of Malaysia and Indonesia to maintain harmony and good relations built over the years. He said Malaysia and [...]
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New Australian PM in Indonesia for asylum-seeker talks

01-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s new prime minister Tony Abbott begins a visit to Indonesia Monday for talks on his tough refugee policies as his government came under fire for its handling [...]
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