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Indonesian president orders new cabinet to get to work

Indonesian president orders new cabinet to get to work

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | | 10:43 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo held his first cabinet meeting on Monday and gave his top four ministers until the end of the week to identify policy changes that would [...]
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Australian experts say Indonesia’s new cabinet is weak despite businesspeople chosen for agriculture and trade portfolios

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new president has appointed two businesspeople in electronics and sugar as ministers of trade and agriculture. Rahmat Gobel, who owns Panasonic [...]
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Malaysia battles beer, dogs as Indonesia shines

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

If Malaysian leader Najib Razak thought he already had problems at home, now he also needs to worry about a “Jokowi effect” spreading from neighbouring Indonesia. [...]
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Indonesia AirAsia Extra picks Bali-Melbourne for inaugural route

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Australian Aviation | 6:00 AM

Indonesia AirAsia Extra will enter the competitive Australia-South East Asia market with Bali-Melbourne as the low-cost carrier’s inaugural route. The newest affiliate [...]
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Sampdoria chief apologises to Inter over ‘Filipino’ gaffe

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Serie A highflyers Sampdoria have issued an apology to Erick Thohir, the president of Inter Milan, after the club’s president Massimo Ferrero referred to the Indonesian [...]
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Indonesian president appoints technocrats to top economic posts

Indonesian president appoints technocrats to top economic posts

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Sunday assigned professional technocrats to lead the top economic ministries and carry out much-needed reforms that address costly fuel [...]
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Richard Marles under internal pressure on boat turnbacks statement

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Labour’s immigration spokesman Richard Marles is refusing to say whether he wants his party to reverse its opposition to turning asylum seeker boats back to Indonesia. [...]
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Indonesia to release French journalists held in Papua

Indonesia to release French journalists held in Papua

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Manila Standard Today | 6:00 AM

Two French journalists were sentenced to two and a half months in prison Friday for illegally reporting in Indonesia’s Papua province on tourist visas but will be [...]
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Factbox: Who’s who among Indonesia’s new cabinet ministers

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who took office on October 20, announced his cabinet of 34 ministers on Sunday. The ministers do not need parliamentary approval. They will [...]
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M&E Indonesia starts this week

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Mining Australia | 6:00 AM

OZMINE 2014, Austrade, and M&E Indonesia have combined to exhibit the latest technological developments in the mining industry, and showcase mining in Indonesia. The [...]
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Labour may adopt policy of turning back asylum seeker boats to Indonesia

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

ALP immigration spokesman, Richard Marles, signals possible backflip on policy it had previously panned as dangerous and ineffective Labour may keep the practice of turning [...]
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INDONESIA PRESS-Adi Sarana gets $41.5 million loan from Bank Mandiri -Investor Daily

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

Indonesian car rental provider PT Adi Sarana Armada Tbk has secured a 500 billion rupiah ($41.5 million) loan from Bank Mandiri, Adi Sarana’s Corporate Secretary Hindra [...]
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Indonesia’s Widodo unveils new cabinet, female foreign minister

Indonesia’s Widodo unveils new cabinet, female foreign minister

27-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:57 AM

New Indonesian President Joko Widodo Sunday unveiled a cabinet including the country’s first female foreign minister, as well as political allies and technocrats in key [...]
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MH370 debris may be in Indonesia, authorities say

27-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may have drifted towards the coastline of Indonesia some 1000 miles away from the current coordinated search area in Australia, [...]
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No confirmation from Indonesia on MH370 debris – Bernama

27-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Indonesia had not confirmed that debris found in its waters is that of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, said transport ministry deputy secretary-general Datuk [...]
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