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Could Indonesia Be Facing an Antigay Crackdown?

17-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Advocate | 6:00 AM

Indonesia might be in beginnings of an antigay crackdown, suggests a story in The New York Times. Maybe because of the absurdity of the request, or maybe because it’s [...]
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Indonesia’s Residential Property Sector Still in Slowdown-Mode’

17-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Indonesia-investments | 6:00 AM

The latest survey of Indonesia’s central bank (Bank Indonesia) shows that price growth and sales growth in Indonesia’s residential property sector continued to [...]
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Indonesia turns to manufacturing to counter commodities slump

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

At a factory surrounded by towering steel mills on the west side of Indonesia’s Java island, German engineering giant Siemens is ramping up production of steam [...]
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Indonesia to Buy Train Engines as Railway Expansion Gains Steam

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

Indonesia will purchase around 400 locomotive engines from either general Electric Co. or Electro-Motive Diesel Inc. as it expands its rail network, the transport minister [...]
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Indonesian officials ban Valentine’s Day celebrations

16-Feb-2016 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

Officials and clerics in the world’s most populous Muslim nation have banned young Indonesian Muslims from celebrating Valentine’s Day, arguing that the [...]
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As Indonesia hunts down Isis, home-grown jihadist regroup

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

As Indonesian counter-terrorism forces hunt down supporters of the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (Isis) following last month’s gun and suicide bomb attack in Jakarta, [...]
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Indonesia to highlight partnership for peace, prosperity at Asean-US

16-Feb-2016 Intellasia | EBF | 6:00 AM

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said Indonesia will highlight its concerns for the establishment of stronger partnerships for peace and prosperity during the [...]
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Jokowi to Promote SMEs at US-Asean Summit

16-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has been scheduled to attend the US-Asean Summit in the United States for the next four days. Jokowi told journalists at Halim [...]
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Indonesia opens for business

16-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

There should be a wealth of opportunities opening up for Singapore firms following Indonesia’s announcement last week that it will open its doors wider to foreign [...]
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Subsidy sham: Fertilisers reach Indonesia plantations, not small farmers

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

Millions of dollars worth of subsidised fertilisers meant for small Indonesian farmers are being sold to big plantations, such as palm oil and rubber, at huge profits by [...]
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Indonesia’s Jokowi Finds Traction After Tumultuous First Year

16-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Shoppers clamber atop slippery fish stalls in a town in rural Indonesia to catch a glimpse of President Joko Widodo and jostle to kiss his hand, a sign the star power that [...]
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Indonesia export, import slump deepens; central bank may cut rates

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

Indonesia posted a small trade surplus in January, confounding expectations for a third monthly deficit, due largely to a slump in imports from persistently weak domestic [...]
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Tolerance urged in Indonesia amid emojis debate

15-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s president should do more to ensure official tolerance of LGBT people in the conservative country, and stand up for social inclusion, Human Rights Watch [...]
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Indonesia Hits Delete on Gay Emojis

15-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Daily Beast | 6:00 AM

A popular messaging act pulled same-sex characters from the country after protests. Now the government may ban LGBT representations on phones entirely. Gay emojis have left [...]
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Strong Earthquake Rocks East Indonesia; Communications Lost

15-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A strong earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia on Friday, apparently knocking out communications on islands near the epicenter. Information on damage and injuries was not [...]
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