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Indonesia’s tourist arrivals rise 1.70 pct y/y in Nov

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

January 4 Indonesia’s foreign tourist arrivals rose 1.70 percent in November from a year earlier, compared to a 2.11 percent annual increase in October, the statistics [...]
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Jokowi’s Push for 2016 Tax Amnesty Plan Kick-Off Seen as Flawed

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s government will start 2016 trying to get lawmakers to approve the country’s fourth tax amnesty since independence, a plan it [...]
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Indonesian GDP Growth Misses Target in 2015, Ministry Reports

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia missed its target for economic growth in 2015 because of a global slowdown, according to the finance ministry, which reported initial estimates for a [...]
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ISIS in the World’s Largest Muslim Country

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Atlantic | 6:00 AM

In recent days, rumblings of ISIS have reached the country with the largest Muslim population in the world. Security forces in Indonesia, which is home to some 200 million [...]
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Jokowi grapples with economic, Cabinet and terrorism issues

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

South Jakarta resident Armand Hartono was unemployed for most of last year after he was retrenched from his job at a car dealership. The 43-year-old would have remained among [...]
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Indonesia Shares Ready to Rebound

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:00 AM

In the decade through 2010, Indonesia was Asia’s best-performing stock market, topping better-known regional rivals China and India. Over the past three years, though, [...]
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Indonesia Misses GDP Target For 2015; Deficit Hits 25-Year High

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s finance ministry announced that the country missed its economic growth target in 2015 because of a global slowdown, media reports said Sunday. The Ministry [...]
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Garuda Indonesia Expects 10pct Passenger Growth

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

President director of national carrier PT Garuda Indonesia Arif Wibowo predicted that passenger growth of the airline would reach 8-10 percent in 2016. “The growth is [...]
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Tourism Ministry gears up for AEC

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The government has taken measures to improve tourist-sector standards to welcome the implementation of the Asean Economic Community (AEC), a minister has said. Tourism [...]
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Why Indonesia is Immune to ISIS

05-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Defense One | 6:00 AM

In recent days, rumblings of ISIS have reached the country with the largest Muslim population in the world. Security forces in Indonesia, which is home to some 200 million [...]
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Indonesia: Young Couple Caned for Violating Sharia Law

04-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Christian Post | 6:00 AM

Being together as a couple is very much common around the world, but not in Indonesia as a young woman was caned for “affectionate contact” with a man. According [...]
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Indonesia Shares Ready to Rebound

04-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:00 AM

In the decade through 2010, Indonesia was Asia’s best-performing stock market, topping better-known regional rivals China and India. Over the past three years, though, [...]
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Indonesia targets 12m foreign visitors in 2016

04-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government expects to generate $12 billion in revenue from 12 million foreign tourists visiting the country this year, on the back of promotional events across [...]
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One of Indonesia’s oldest newspapers writes 30

04-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

One of Indonesia’s oldest newspapers, Sinar Harapan, folded up due to declining market, two Indonesian news organisations reported recently. Jakarta Globe reported on [...]
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Indonesia provides stimulus to spur industry

04-Jan-2016 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

INDONESIA’S $20 billion (RM86 billion) palm oil industry facilitates the livelihoods of 4.5 million households, or around 15 million people, said Indonesian Palm Oil [...]
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