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Asian gasoline crack rises to 22-month high on India, Indonesia demand

19-May-2015 Intellasia | Platts | 6:00 AM

The benchmark 92 RON gasoline crack against front-month Brent futures climbed to a 22-month high of $16.09/barrel Friday, May 15, partly due to stronger Indian and Indonesian [...]
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Indonesia turns away boat as Asian migrant crisis escalates

19-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian navy prevented a suspected migrant boat from entering the country’s waters at the weekend after the arrival of hundreds of Rohingya and Bangladeshis and [...]
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Bali Nine bribe probe takes evidence

19-May-2015 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

A probe into bribe claims at the sentencing of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran is expected to hear from the pair’s original lawyer this week. On the eve of the [...]
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PH, Indonesia agree to combat IUUF; fair treatment for Filipino offenders assured

19-May-2015 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Indonesia have initiated fresh talks that could signal the revival of a bilateral fishing agreement that lapsed in 2006, with both countries agreeing to [...]
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Indonesia hindering Asean economic integration: Report

19-May-2015 Intellasia | Deal Street Asia | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, with a gross domestic product (GDP) of $870 billion and the largest market size in the region – given its huge population of about 250 million- is the [...]
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Japanese Mitsui eyes coal gasification projects in

19-May-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Japan-based diversified company Mitsui & Co. Ltd plans to expand its investment in Indonesia’s energy sector through a coal gasification project. Yukio Takebe, the [...]
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Narrow Trading Range Tipped For Indonesia Bourse

19-May-2015 Intellasia | RTT News | 6:00 AM

The Indonesia stock market on Friday snapped the two-day winning streak in which it had gathered almost 75 points or 1.4 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index closed just [...]
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Australia-Indonesia relations: Finding a path forward

19-May-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The deaths by firing squad on April 28 of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, two Australians convicted of drug trafficking offenses, have brought a new chill to relations [...]
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Indonesian Military Chief Defends ‘Virginity Tests’ For Female Recruits

19-May-2015 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s top military commander defended a requirement that female recruits undergo an invasive “virginity test” to determine if they are morally suited [...]
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Despite condemnation, Indonesian military defiantly insists it will continue giving virginity tests to female recruits

19-May-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

Last week, Human Rights Watch released a report urging the Indonesian military to stop the practice of “virginity testing” female applicants, which the prominent [...]
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Indonesia pouring cold water over Asean Economic Community

19-May-2015 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s seeming lack of enthusiasm towards Asean economic integration is pouring cold water on the ambitious initiative of creating a single market and production [...]
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Indonesia hoping to learn from Singapore on port operations

18-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia said on Friday (May 15) that the country would like to have maritime cooperation with Singapore to help improve its own ports. Dwelling time – the time taken [...]
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Indonesia’s Widodo Stalls Plan to Raise Fuel Prices

18-May-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

President Joko Widodo delayed a plan to raise fuel prices, raising further speculation Indonesia is flip-flopping on a policy to end decades of fuel subsidies and allow [...]
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Desperate scenes in migrant boat rescue off Indonesia

Desperate scenes in migrant boat rescue off Indonesia

18-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Desperate migrants facing certain death as their overcrowded boat began sinking fought for space on the stricken vessel, throwing some people overboard before they were [...]
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Indonesia’s navy rescues 200 more asylum seekers from waters off Aceh

18-May-2015 Intellasia | Abc.net.au | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian navy has rescued another 200 asylum seekers from waters off Aceh. Indonesian military spokesman Major general Fuad Basya said fishermen spotted the people [...]
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