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Indonesian police blame social media for attack on temples

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

The burning and plundering of several Buddhist temples over the weekend in the city of Tanjung Balai in North Sumatra was incited by social media, said Indonesia’s [...]
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PNP to meet counterparts in Malaysia, Indonesia

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Top officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) will be meeting with their counterparts in Malaysia and Indonesia to strengthen the security operation to prevent [...]
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Indonesia executions: Prisoners took up to 15 minutes to die, priest says

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A Catholic priest who was present at Nusakambangan prison in Indonesia during this week’s executions has said in the past it has taken up to 15 minutes for prisoners to [...]
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Indonesian executions a ‘complete mess’: lawyer

Indonesian executions a ‘complete mess’: lawyer

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia executed four drug convicts Friday but 10 others due to face the firing squad were given an apparent reprieve in a confused process one lawyer condemned as a [...]
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Indonesia Executes Three Nigerians, One Local, Despite Protests

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Jakarta globe | 6:00 AM

Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers, three of them Nigerians, in the early hours of Friday, leaving the fate of 10 others uncertain. The Africans and an [...]
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What’s behind Indonesia’s executions of drug traffickers?

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CSmonitor | 6:00 AM

Indonesia executed four people, including three foreigners, by firing squad on Friday in the latest round of executions for drug offenses carried out by the government. The [...]
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Indonesia Defends Its Strategic Islands

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Stratfor | 6:00 AM

At least three times this year, Indonesian authorities have confronted Chinese fishing vessels in the waters near the remote Natuna Islands, an area whose 200-nautical-mile [...]
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5 things to watch from Indonesia’s cabinet reshuffle

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Asia one | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s cabinet shakeup strengthens his political position in Parliament and further cements his ambitious reform agenda: He put strong [...]
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Indonesia cancels Gurdip’s execution

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Thehindu | 6:00 AM

However, it was unclear why he was not executed while four other convicts were put to death by a firing squad. Indonesia on Friday cancelled execution of an Indian drug [...]
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Reformer Finance minister Sri Mulyani Confronts a New Indonesia

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new finance minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati is being welcomed home from the World Bank, but she faces a tough order in helping a president who must find the [...]
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Germany-Indonesia relations very good, very intensive

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

German Ambassador to Indonesia Georg Witschel is leaving Jakarta after a four-year term in the country. The Jakarta Post’s Endy Bayuni and Novan Iman Santosa talked [...]
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After executions, Indonesia says it will review death penalty

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

It looks as if international and local pressure on the Indonesian government to abolish the death penalty is making some progress. On Friday, July 29, the same day Indonesia [...]
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Indonesia’s cabinet reshuffle may speed up reforms as Sri Mulyani Indrawati returns

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

A celebrated economist has returned for her second stint as Indonesia’s finance minister, bolstering hopes of accelerated reforms in Southeast Asia’s largest [...]
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Indonesia human rights lawyer speaks up

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Some people see their ideal job as one that makes a difference. That’s the thinking that drove Indonesian Todung Mulya Lubis to becoming a human rights lawyer. [...]
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Indonesia: Indicted general Unfit for Cabinet Post

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo should reverse his decision to appoint a former general indicted for crimes against humanity as his new security [...]
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