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Why Indonesia Remains One of the World’s Worst Places to Fly

09-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A faulty component, a poor maintenance regime, bad weather, a critical mistake, a communication failure, 162 people dead. The loss of AirAsia Flight 8501 on a stormy December [...]
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Resisting the Arabisation of Islam in Indonesia

09-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

It is a sign of the violent age we live in that there is a website in the United States devoted to updating daily deaths by gunfire. Last week, the Mass Shooting Tracker [...]
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Indonesia tightens security in Bali for holiday season

09-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian authorities warn a terror attack over the Christmas-New Year period is “possible”, with police in Bali tightening security, particularly at Denpasar [...]
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Asian central banks India, Indonesia ready for US rate hike

09-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Two Asian countries that have been buffeted by speculation over a US rate hike now seem ready for action by the American central bank, as many see continuing uncertainty [...]
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President Receives Report of Indonesia Rejoining OPEC

09-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Antara | 6:00 AM

-Energy and Mineral Resources minister Sudirman Said reported the reactivation of Indonesia’s membership of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to [...]
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Uber says has government approval to operate in Jakarta

09-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US ride sharing service operator Uber said on Tuesday it had received the green light from the Jakarta governor to operate in the Indonesian capital. “Yesterday, the [...]
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Indonesia caps campaign funding in bid to level playing field

09-Dec-2015 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The elevation of President Joko Widodo, a small town mayor and former governor of Jakarta now at the helm of Indonesia, has sparked a shift in the world’s third biggest [...]
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NT gifts four buffalo bulls to Indonesia to boost herd productivity

08-Dec-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The Northern Territory government has gifted four pure-bred Riverine buffalo to Indonesia. The bulls will be used within the Indonesian buffalo herd to boost that [...]
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Commuter train hits passenger bus in Indonesia; 18 dead

Commuter train hits passenger bus in Indonesia; 18 dead

08-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A commuter train slammed into a passenger minibus Sunday at a railroad crossing in Indonesia’s capital, killing at least 18 people and seriously injuring six others. [...]
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Indonesia: Jakarta’s Change of Strategy Towards West Papuan Separatists

08-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

In the middle of last month, in a surprising move by Indonesian authorities, high-profile West Papuan separatist leader Filep Karma was released after more than a decade [...]
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Local polls capture essence of national politics

08-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Local elections will be held simultaneously across Indonesia for the first time on Wednesday, after the issue of whether to directly elect mayors and other local government [...]
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No call for an Islamic state in Quran, Indonesian Muslim scholar says

No call for an Islamic state in Quran, Indonesian Muslim scholar says

08-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The Quran does not call for the establishment of an Islamic state, a Muslim scholar from Indonesia said today amid rising Islamist movements across the world looking for a [...]
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Secret Recording Threatens Future of Jokowi Political Opponent

08-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesian vice President Jusuf Kalla has called on parliament’s speaker to step down over a recording suggesting he sought shares in Freeport-McMoRan’s [...]
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Lessons for the Middle East in Indonesia’s success

08-Dec-2015 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Before I flew to Ambon two weeks ago, the only thing I knew about the city was that it had been at the centre of the worst violence between Muslims and Christians in [...]
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Putting out Indonesia’s fires

08-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Arabnews | 6:00 AM

Every year, forest fires ravage Indonesia, causing massive environmental, social, and economic devastation. This year’s fires are the largest in nearly 20 years, [...]
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