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Indonesia: a step in the right direction

22-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Money Week | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has announced that it will lift restrictions on overseas business ownership. Thirty-five sectors are to be opened up to full foreign ownership, while limits in [...]
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Indonesia at flashpoint over gay rights

22-Feb-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Dorce Gamalama is known as the “Indonesian Oprah”. The 52-year-old singer, actress and comedian is a household name – so much so that last December she was [...]
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We can learn from our sophisticated Indonesian neighbours

22-Feb-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

For many families it’s back to school time. “Do you remember the day,” says Charlie, “when your Mum bought you a jumper at the beginning of the year [...]
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Mark Zuckerberg and Indonesia President Joko Widodo Bond Over VR Ping Pong

22-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Inverse | 6:00 AM

Even world leaders love new toys, as Indonesia President Joko Widodo demonstrated during a visit to Facebook. He bonded with CEO Mark Zuckerberg over a game of zero gravity [...]
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Opening Soon: Indonesia’s Film Industry

22-Feb-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The opening of Indonesia’s movie industry to foreign investment could boost the country’s struggling filmmakers – and end the dominance of a former monopoly [...]
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Bank Indonesia Steps Up Action as Political Pressure Mounts

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank reduced its main interest rates and reserve ratio for lenders, taking more determined action to boost the economy in the face of political [...]
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A moral hazard: Indonesia at flashpoint over gay rights

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Dorce Gamalama is known as the “Indonesian Oprah”. The 52-year-old singer, actress and comedian is a household name – so much so that last December she was [...]
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Coming soon to Indonesia: a battle over the cinema industry

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s opening of its fiercely protected cinema industry is whetting the appetite of overseas firms such as South Korea’s CJ CGV Co Ltd, looking to profit [...]
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How to boost female labour force participation in Indonesia

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has experienced rapid economic growth and substantial demographic change over the past 20 years, but its female labour force participation (FLFP) rate has remained [...]
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Indonesia: The Need For More Investment And Stronger Partnerships

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

I recently returned from five days in Indonesia after the terrorist attacks in Jakarta, and what struck me was how untroubled the locals were. Indonesia is home to the [...]
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Can Indonesia’s economic opening up boost growth?

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

In a bid to accelerate growth and draw foreign investment into the country, Indonesia recently announced a major opening of its economy. DW takes a look at the proposed [...]
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Indonesia’s President Pledges More Steps to Open Economy

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday pledged further steps to open Southeast Asia’s largest economy to foreign investment after announcing the most significant [...]
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ISIS Is Threatening to Poison Indonesia’s Food and Water Supply

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Munchies | 6:00 AM

ISIS hasn’t been dominating the headlines this month quite as much as they were late last year, but they’re still dreaming up unthinkable ways to torture and [...]
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Indonesia c.bank cuts rates in bid to lift growth, lending

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank, anticipating that US interest rates won’t be hiked until after June, on Thursday escalated its efforts to lift sluggish growth and [...]
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Indonesia Is Fighting About LGBT Rights Like It Never Has Before

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The country, home to more of the world’s Muslims than any other country, has never seen this kind of showdown over LGBT rights. Indonesia’s top Muslim [...]
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