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Indonesia receives mixed review from advocates

Indonesia receives mixed review from advocates

02-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Thejakartaglobe | 8:20 AM

Rights advocates on Saturday gave a poor review of Indonesia’s performance in 2012 in terms of tackling corruption and securing human rights and press freedom. The [...]
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Labour shortage, higher costs for Malaysia after Indonesia wage hike

Labour shortage, higher costs for Malaysia after Indonesia wage hike

02-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Themalaysianinsider | 8:20 AM

Indonesia’s minimum wage hike plans will place Malaysian oil palm plantation firms in a quandary next year as many skilled Indonesian harvesters working in estates here [...]
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Indonesian SOE profit up by 10.7pct in 2012

31-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:00 AM

The profits of 141 Indonesia’s state-owned enterprises rose by 10.69 percent to 128.01 trillion rupiah (some 13.216 billion US dollars) this year from that of last [...]
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Indonesia to resume death row executions in 2013

Indonesia to resume death row executions in 2013

31-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Radio Australia | 5:00 AM

Indonesia says it plans to resume executing convicted criminals next year. The country’s Attorney general says eight people are scheduled for execution in 2013, and [...]
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Indonesia, Taiwan need more preparation for trade pact: study

29-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 5:00 AM

Taipei, December 27 (CNA) An Economic Cooperation Arrangement (ECA) between Taiwan and Indonesia should be seen as a mid- to long-term goal because the two sides still need [...]
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Indonesia’s Krakatau Steel aiming for auto industry

Indonesia’s Krakatau Steel aiming for auto industry

29-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Thejakartaglobe | 5:00 AM

Indonesian state steelmaker Krakatau Steel on Wednesday signed a joint venture agreement with Japanese company Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation to build a steel [...]
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Indonesia announces plans for first executions in 4 years

28-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 5:00 AM

The Attorney general’s Office plans to execute 10 convicted felons in 2013 in Indonesia’s first wave of executions in four years. Indonesian courts sentenced 113 [...]
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India joins Indonesia in juggling growth, price risks in 2013

India joins Indonesia in juggling growth, price risks in 2013

28-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:00 AM

Central banks in Indonesia and India, with the worst-performing currencies among Asian emerging markets this year, will face more challenges in 2013 as they balance inflation [...]
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Economic optimism on the rise in Indonesia: Survey

Economic optimism on the rise in Indonesia: Survey

28-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 5:00 AM

Nearly half of the Indonesians questioned about the nation’s economy believe things are looking good, according to a survey released this month. While opinion remains [...]
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Fears asylum seekers in Indonesia recruited into drug trade

28-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Radioaustralia | 5:00 AM

A senior Indonesian official has raised concerns some Iranian asylum seekers are being recruited into a growing illicit drug trade. The National Narcotics Agency suspects [...]
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Agreement to benefit both Taiwan, Indonesia: study

24-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 5:00 AM

A feasibility study on an economic cooperation agreement between Taiwan and Indonesia concluded that such a treaty would benefit both countries, Representative to Indonesia [...]
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Indonesia minister nominated for WTO chief: Official

Indonesia minister nominated for WTO chief: Official

24-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 5:00 AM

Indonesia has nominated its ex-trade minister to run for the World Trade Organisation’s top post, hoping she would bridge the gap between developing and developed [...]
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Bank Indonesia sees loan growth at more than 20pct in 2013 on tame inflation

24-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 5:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank, Bank Indonesia, said that lending growth by the country’s commercial banks may grow by more than 20 percent next year as inflation [...]
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Push to ban alcohol in Indonesia

Push to ban alcohol in Indonesia

22-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:02 AM

Indonesia will consider banning all alcoholic beverages and putting drinkers in jail for two years. The ban, which, if implemented, would decimate the night-life in tourist [...]
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Lippo taps demand in Indonesia’s smaller cities Lippo taps demand in Indonesia’s smaller cities

22-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:40 AM

PT Lippo Karawaci (LPKR), Indonesia’s largest publicly traded real estate developer by assets, plans to build more shopping malls and hospitals in cities beyond Jakarta [...]
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