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WB, IMF predict Indonesia to benefit from US recovery

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will benefit from a healthier US economy as it would give the Southeast Asian nation the chance to increase its exports to the North American country, the World [...]
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Indonesia key investment hub for Japan

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has become an increasingly important investment hub for foreign companies, especially from Japan, although various issues in the fields of bureaucracy, legal [...]
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Missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370: Indonesia on alert for debris

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

AN alert has been issued in Indonesia for residents to be on the lookout for debris from missing Malaysia Airlines’ plane MH370 as the underwater search in the southern [...]
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Call me Jokowi, says Indonesia’s president

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new president says he wants to be called by his nickname, and has revealed who first gave it to him: a French furniture buyer. Joko Widodo, who was sworn in [...]
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Indonesia president to make new cabinet picks after 8 rejected

Indonesia president to make new cabinet picks after 8 rejected

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who won election on a vow of clean government, said on Wednesday he would have to find new people to fill some of his cabinet posts after [...]
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Wife admits ordering killing of Briton on Bali

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The wife of a British man found with his throat slashed and dumped in a ditch on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali has admitted ordering the killing, police said [...]
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Indonesian jets ‘force Australian plane to land’

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

TWO Indonesian Sukhoi fighter jets have intercepted an Australian civilian plane and forced it to land for flying through Indonesian airspace. A civilian Beechcraft plane, in [...]
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Indonesia Supreme Court Upholds Verdict Against Chevron Employee

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Supreme Court disclosed Wednesday that it has upheld a graft verdict against a local employee of US energy giant Chevron Corp., adding to fears that [...]
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What Indonesia’s Regional Election Bill Means for Asean

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

On the morning of September 26, Indonesians woke up to the shocking news that their right to choose their mayors, regents and governors via direct elections had in effect [...]
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SoftBank And Sequoia Capital Make First Investment In Indonesia With $100 Million Into Tokopedia

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s leading e-commerce marketplace, PT Tokopedia, raised $100 million in a round from Japanese investment firm SoftBank Corp. and Sequoia Capital according to [...]
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Fitch: Indonesia Insurance Law Unlikely to Stem M&A from Abroad

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new comprehensive insurance law, due to take effect by 23 October, adds some restrictions to foreign investment in the sector, but is unlikely to discourage [...]
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UPDATE 1-Russia’s Vi Holding to invest $500 million in Indonesia alumina plant

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Russia’s industrial group Vi Holding will invest $500 million in an alumina refinery in Indonesia that could be built in the next three to four years, Russian Trade [...]
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China anticipates welcoming Indonesia’s new president

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

China looks forward to welcoming new Indonesian President Joko Widodo at next month’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in Beijing, a Foreign Ministry [...]
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Indonesian Leader in Global Spotlight

Indonesian Leader in Global Spotlight

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

In his previous life as a small-time furniture exporter and exhibitor, Joko Widodo was used to erecting stages. But in early November, just days after being sworn in as the [...]
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Tin’s New Frontier Burma Threatens Indonesia’s Hold

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

Myanmar is emerging as the new frontier in the tin industry as Indonesia, the biggest shipper, seeks to restrict supply and boost prices. Output in Myanmar will rise by 12 [...]
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