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Indonesia Banks to Benefit From government Plan to Boost Economy

04-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s top banks may get a lift from new government plans to spur the economy, which are seen boosting loan growth while allowing them to protect margins that are [...]
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Singapore stresses need for greater accountability on haze to Indonesia

04-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Environment and Water Resources minister Masagos Zulkifli and his Indonesian counterpart noted the importance of maintaining close cooperation in overcoming transboundary [...]
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Tsunami Warning Lifted After Magnitude 7.8 Quake Off Indonesia

Tsunami Warning Lifted After Magnitude 7.8 Quake Off Indonesia

04-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesian authorities lifted a tsunami warning issued after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off the island of Sumatra, in a region where an undersea tremor killed hundreds [...]
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Indonesia to Facebook, Google, and Twitter: Pay local taxes or we’ll block you

04-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

Last month Indonesian president Joko Widodo toured Silicon Valley and paid visits to the area’s tech giants. Now, it’s their turn to pay Indonesia something [...]
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Indonesia set to slash government spending

04-Mar-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is poised to slash government spending, its finance minister says, as the dramatic drop in global oil prices weighs on government revenues in Southeast Asia’s [...]
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Widodo promises digital economy boom for Indonesia

04-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

After a bruising year of economic retrenchment, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has latched onto technology as a potential game changer for the country’s lackluster [...]
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(LATEST) Reports of deaths after 7.9 quake strikes off Indonesia

(LATEST) Reports of deaths after 7.9 quake strikes off Indonesia

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 9:00 AM

A massive and shallow earthquake struck on Wednesday off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, a region devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean quake and tsunami, [...]
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Indonesia demolishes capital’s largest red-light district

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Centralchronicle | 6:00 AM

Bulldozers started demolishing hundreds of buildings in the Indonesian capital’s largest red-light district on Monday as part of a nationwide effort to eradicate [...]
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Masagos Zulkifli to visit Indonesia on Wednesday

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s minister for the Environment and Water Resources will meet officials including Indonesian Environment and Forestry minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar and [...]
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PNG close to getting electricity from Indonesia

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Radionz | 6:00 AM

The head of PNG Power, John Yanis said the company was on track to bring electricity from Indonesia into West Sepik, the PNG province on the border. Yanis said the [...]
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Indonesia tells Google and other Internet firms to pay tax or risk getting blocked

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

Indonesia wants greater scrutiny on the revenues of global Internet companies in the country, so it can figure out if there are taxes owed to it. It wants to look more [...]
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Brit govt aims for stronger partnership with Indonesia to counter radicalism

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The British government plans to strengthen partnerships among Islamic organisations in the UK and Indonesia to learn from Indonesia’s experience in addressing [...]
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Indonesian trade minister to visit Australia as both countries prioritise free-trade talks

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Indonesian Trade minister Thomas Lembong will visit Australia this month as both countries prioritise a free-trade deal that had stalled amid diplomatic tensions and a [...]
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Anti-LGBT sentiment rises: Is Indonesia becoming more conservative?

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

With the recent rise of anti-LGBT sentiment – which has seen public figures make extraordinary claims like homosexuality being a result of consuming instant noodles [...]
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Indonesia central bank says prices could fall on monthly basis in March, April

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank believes consumer prices may continue to fall on a monthly basis in March and April, following a 0.09 percent in February, its governor said on [...]
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