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‘Fake News’ Remains a Problem in Indonesia

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Months after a heated Jakarta election that gave rise to false online rumours, fake news remains a major problem in Indonesia. Last month, police arrested three leaders of an [...]
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Australia-Indonesia trade deal needs more political will to succeed, negotiator says

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

As Australia and Indonesia edge closer to securing a bilateral trade deal, a lack of confidence in each other has been one of the major barriers. Key points: Australian and [...]
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The world needs ‘a true global partnership,’ Indonesia’s vice-President tells UN Assembly

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Un.org | 6:00 AM

At the United Nations general Assembly today, Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, the vice-President of Indonesia, underscored three points to achieve ‘Peace and a Decent Life for [...]
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Poverty in paradise: The dark side of Indonesia’s new tourism hope

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A tableau of white sandy beaches, colourful coral reefs and turquoise water, the islands of Raja Ampat are set to be Indonesia’s next tourism hotspotbut locals fear the [...]
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The world needs ‘a true global partnership,’ Indonesia’s vice-President tells UN Assembly

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Un.org/ | 6:00 AM

At the United Nations general Assembly today, Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, the vice-President of Indonesia, underscored three points to achieve ‘Peace and a Decent Life for [...]
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Anti-gay hysteria is on the rise in Indonesia

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

UNTIL a year ago, Mama Yuli could count on a steady stream of reporters and television crews to make their way to her small orange house in Jakarta’s suburbs for a peek [...]
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Indonesia protests underline threat to free speechFinancial Times

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Debates on country’s violent history disrupted by ‘anti-Communist’ demonstrators Indonesian anti-Communist and Islamist protesters have twice disrupted [...]
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Huge 5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia sparking Bali tsunami fears

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

The quake was initially measured at a 6.0 magnitude by the USGS after it struck around 60.8 miles (98km) north-northeast of Kemeduran at midnight on Thursday. According to [...]
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The Trouble With Academic Malpractice in Indonesia

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A closer look at a disturbing trend. Recently, Indonesia has been, once again, flooded with news related to academic misconduct in its higher institutions. Two of the most [...]
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Leader of Indonesia attack plot gets 11 years in prison

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian militant linked to the Islamic State group smiled and raised one finger toward heaven after a court on Wednesday sentenced him to 11 years in prison for leading [...]
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Indonesia, Australia reduce tariffs on key commodities

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Antara News | 6:00 AM

Australia and Indonesia will promptly proceed with the plan to carry out tariff reductions on key commodities, opening the way to increased trade between the two countries, [...]
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Indonesia Attracting More Foreign Tourists This Year: BPS

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Indonesia Expat | 6:00 AM

As of July 2017, Indonesia has recorded over 20 percent more foreign tourists than it did in the same period last year, according to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS), as [...]
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Trade ministers set November deadline for Indonesia-Australia trade deal

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The Australian and Indonesian trade ministers have announced they have set a November deadline to complete a bilateral trade deal. Trade minister Steve Ciobo is in Jakarta [...]
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Green homes for Indonesia’s migrant farmers

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Eco-business. | 6:00 AM

The first prize winner of the International Tropical Architecture Design Competition was an 11-storey marvel featuring hydroponics, water harvesting technology and built [...]
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Earthquake with 5.7 magnitude strikes Indonesia: USGS

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An undersea earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude struck off the north coast of Java in Indonesia on Thursday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake, at a depth of 588 [...]
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