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Smith & Wesson fined for Indonesia, Pakistan bribes

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US gunmaker Smith & Wesson was hit with $2 million in fines Monday for bribing officials in Indonesia, Pakistan and other countries to gain sales deals. The US Securities [...]
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The limits of Indonesia’s anti-corruption campaign

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Interpreter | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s reputation for corruption in not in doubt: it comes 114th out of 177 in Transparency International’s ranking. For more than a decade, the Corruption [...]
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Gunmaker caught in bribery scandal

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

SMITH & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle civil charges of bribing government officials in Pakistan, Indonesia and other countries to win military and police [...]
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Widodo’s presidential victory halts Indonesia market rally

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The election of Joko Widodo, the reformist governor of Jakarta, as Indonesia’s next president was supposed to be good news for investors. Indeed, Indonesian assets had [...]
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Indonesia’s PT PLN orders world’s first CNG carrier in China

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Seatrade-Global | 6:00 AM

In another breakthrough in natural gas shipping Indonesian power company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PT PLN) has ordered the first ever CNG carrier at Qingdao Wuchuan Heavy [...]
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ISDN ropes in co-investors in Indonesia hydropower projects

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

INTEGRATED engineering solutions provider ISDN Holdings has roped in See Hup Seng as a co-investor in its ventures into Indonesia’s mini-hydropower projects. See Hup [...]
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New terror threat taking shape in Indonesia

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

There’s been alarming evidence in recent weeks of a new terror threat inspired by fundamentalists ISIS, taking place in Indonesia. In just the past week the jailed [...]
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TAGLaw expands network into Indonesia via Budidjaja & Associates

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Lawyer | 6:00 AM

International network TAGLaw has expanded its Asia footprint with the addition of Indonesian firm Budidjaja & Associates. This brings the network’s membership to [...]
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Indonesia’s new paradigm must include the past

Indonesia’s new paradigm must include the past

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Eureka Street | 6:00 AM

The day after the result of Indonesia’s presidential election was announced, I joined crowds of excited Indonesians at the Proclamation Monument in central Jakarta to [...]
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Indonesia Marks Eid with Fireworks, Celebrations

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Muslims in Indonesia are marking Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, with pray, fireworks and family gatherings. The holiday is set according to the [...]
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Indonesia ETFs Vulnerable as Prabowo Contests Ballots

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Etftrends | 6:00 AM

With an average year-to-date gain north of 30 percent, the iShares MSCI Indonesia ETF (NYSEArca: EIDO) and the Market Vectors Indonesia Index ETF (NYSEArca: IDX) are two this [...]
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METALS-Copper steadies as more Indonesia supply offsets higher demand

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Copper was steady on Monday as investors weighed increased supply from Indonesia against prospects for higher demand, while lead was near a 1-1/2 year high, tracking related [...]
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R Hotel Rancamaya, Indonesia’s Premier MICE Destination, Celebrates Its Grand Opening in Style

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 6:00 AM

The Suryamas Group is delighted to announce the opening of R Hotel Rancamaya, Indonesia’s highly anticipated luxury hotel and premier MICE destination. Ideally located [...]
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Indonesia Frees Hundreds of Prisoners on Idul Fitri

30-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of prisoners across Indonesia were freed on Monday, the start of the Idul Fitri celebration this year, following a massive sentence reduction granted by the [...]
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Malaysia offers Indonesian illegals safe return

29-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is offering illegal Indonesians safe return home without being prosecuted to avoid them making secret journeys in rickety boats after several fatal accidents ahead [...]
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