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Indonesian workers demand an end to outsourcing

Indonesian workers demand an end to outsourcing

05-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Around two million workers took to the streets across Indonesia on Wednesday, demanding that the outsourcing employment system be abolished and for companies to guarantee [...]
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Pertamina oil pipe explodes, killing three in S. Sumatra

Pertamina oil pipe explodes, killing three in S. Sumatra

04-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 11:07 AM

A pipeline of state oil firm PT Pertamina in Tempino-Plaju in Bayung Lencir, Musi Banyuasin, South Sumatra exploded on Wednesday, killing three people. Reports say that the [...]
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Factory workers strike across Indonesia

Factory workers strike across Indonesia

04-Oct-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:46 AM

Hundreds of thousands of factory workers went on strike across Indonesia on Wednesday demanding better pay and job security as Southeast Asia’s biggest economy booms. [...]
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Indonesia to launch first full women-only trains in October

Indonesia to launch first full women-only trains in October

04-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Train company KAI Commuter Jabodetabek (KCJ) is set to launch Indonesia’s first women-only trains on Monday, following the “success” of women-only carriages [...]
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Kadin urges Indonesia to set up investment fund

Kadin urges Indonesia to set up investment fund

04-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a strong private business lobby group, called on the government on Tuesday to establish an investment fund to be used to [...]
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Indonesia plan for single time zone beaten by the clock

Indonesia plan for single time zone beaten by the clock

03-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:45 AM

Indonesia has delayed a plan to create a single time zone for the sprawling archipelago this month because of slow-moving bureaucracy. The government had planned to merge its [...]
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Indonesian bonds advance as inflation moderates; rupiah steady

03-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Indonesian government bonds advanced, pushing the 10-year yield down by the most in four weeks, as data showed inflation unexpectedly slowed. The rupiah was little changed [...]
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Jakarta tops Indonesia’s provinces for squandering state money

03-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Findings by the Supreme Audit Agency show that Jakarta tops the list of provinces responsible for the biggest losses in state funds, a leading budget watchdog revealed on [...]
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Indonesia trade picture signals worsening economy

Indonesia trade picture signals worsening economy

03-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Indonesian exports and imports fell the most in three years in August, suggesting weakening third quarter growth for Southeast Asia’s biggest economy that is likely to [...]
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Airport tax to be included in Garuda fare

Airport tax to be included in Garuda fare

03-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakartaglobe | 7:01 AM

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will begin including the passenger service charge, previously known as the airport tax, on the ticket price for domestic flights on [...]
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Indonesia inflation eases on lower food prices

Indonesia inflation eases on lower food prices

02-Oct-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:42 AM

Inflation in Indonesia eased to 4.31 percent in September as food prices fell after Eid-al Fitr celebrations, the Central Statistics Agency said on Monday. The consumer price [...]
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Thousands protest against Malaysia petroleum hub

02-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Channel News Asia | 7:01 AM

Thousands rallied in southern Malaysia on Sunday against a government-backed $56 billion petroleum hub they say will force thousands out of their homes and damage a fishing [...]
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Indonesia’s election threshold levels called unconstitutional

02-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakartaglobe | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s big political parties are struggling to prevent the emergence of alternative presidential candidates for the 2014 election as political scientists said on [...]
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Indonesia a step closer to becoming EITI compliant

02-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakartapost | 7:01 AM

The government claims that significant progress has been made in the effort to make Indonesia an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) compliant country, a [...]
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Indonesia’s Aceh revokes palm permit after legal challenge

01-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Chicagotribune | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s Aceh province has revoked a controversial permit issued to a palm oil firm accused of breaching a ban on forest clearing, a spokesman said on Friday, in a [...]
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