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Siam Cement plans Indonesia expansion

23-Nov-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Siam Cement Group (SCG) and shareholders in its associated company in Indonesia, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (CAP), are studying a $500 million plan to double [...]
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High noon for labour intensive sector

23-Nov-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 7:01 AM

Labour-intensive manufacturers may have to settle with modest export growth targets next year as they grapple with unfavourable market conditions brought on by the escalating [...]
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Papua miners’ strike: everyone’s a loser

23-Nov-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

A three month-long strike has paralysed Freeport Indonesia’s giant copper and gold mine in the Central Highlands of Papua. It has so far cost the company and the [...]
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US says giving, not selling, F-16s to Indonesia

23-Nov-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The United States is giving, not selling, two dozen second-hand F-16 fighter planes to Indonesia to strengthen security ties with an “important US partner,” the [...]
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US backs ‘green prosperity’ with Indonesia aid

US backs ‘green prosperity’ with Indonesia aid

22-Nov-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced $600 million in aid for Indonesia Saturday, most of it for “green prosperity” in the world’s third-biggest [...]
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Indonesia hopes to receive $600m from US for projects

22-Nov-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 7:01 AM

The United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has expressed intentions to grant $600 million to support Indonesia in its efforts to increase household income and [...]
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Indonesia’s Lion Air rises from obscurity

Indonesia’s Lion Air rises from obscurity

21-Nov-2011 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

A decade ago, Rusdi Kirana sat on the grass at an air show in Britain, eating burgers with his wife. “I didn’t know anybody,” he says, “and nobody [...]
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Obama claims lion’s share of Boeing deal credit

Obama claims lion’s share of Boeing deal credit

21-Nov-2011 Intellasia | AFP News | 7:01 AM

President Barack Obama Friday seized on Boeing’s biggest-ever deal for commercial jets as a multi billion dollar vindication of his bid to mine booming Asia for [...]
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Lion Air plans China, Korea flights after record aircraft order

21-Nov-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg - businessweek | 7:01 AM

PT Lion Mentari Airlines, Indonesia’s biggest budget carrier, plans to add flights to cities in China, South Korea and Taiwan after signing a record preliminary order [...]
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Indonesia signs deal to buy 1m/t Thai rice annually

21-Nov-2011 Intellasia | MCOT | 7:01 AM

Indonesia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thailand to buy one million tonnes of Thai rice annually, Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said after her [...]
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Lion Air plans order for 230 Boeing jets

Lion Air plans order for 230 Boeing jets

19-Nov-2011 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

Boeing said on Thursday that Indonesia’s Lion Air plans to buy 230 jets, which would be the airplane maker’s biggest order ever if it is finalised. The list price [...]
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Papua crisis overshadows Obama’s visit to Indonesia

19-Nov-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 7:01 AM

US President Barack Obama is expected to raise human rights issues in Indonesia’s Papua during his second visit to Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy and [...]
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Morgan Stanley to establish Indonesian brokerage

19-Nov-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Morgan Stanley, one of the largest US investment banks, says it plans to set up a brokerage business in Indonesia in the middle of next year to capitalise on its accelerating [...]
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Cashed-up Bank Rakyat hungry for finance acquisitions

19-Nov-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Bank Rakyat Indonesia, the country’s second-largest lender by assets, is seeking to buy into a local brokerage company or bank next year in a bid to expand its reach. [...]
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Indonesia warns of ‘distrust’ over US troop deal

Indonesia warns of ‘distrust’ over US troop deal

18-Nov-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Indonesia echoed Chinese concerns about a US military build-up in northern Australia Thursday, with Foreign minister Marty Natalegawa warning it could create tension and [...]
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