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Widodo May Raise Indonesia Fuel Costs as Early as October

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo may raise subsidised fuel prices as early as next month when his term begins, aiming to free up state funds and invest in Southeast [...]
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Indonesia moves up 4 spots in WEF competitiveness rankings

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Indonesia was ranked 34th among 144 countries, up from 38th in 2013 and 50th in 2012. The country performed well in terms of governance and government efficiency, but [...]
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Indonesian Woman Faces Jail for Calling Yogyakarta City ‘Stupid and Uncultured’

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Law graduate Florence Sihombing is facing jail in Indonesia because she aired her frustration on a social media site by branding city of Yogyakarta “poor, stupid and [...]
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Indonesia has concerns over growing support for IS

Indonesia has concerns over growing support for IS

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

In the wake of recent gains in Syria and Iraq by the jihadist fighters of Islamic State, the authorities in Indonesia are expressing their concern over the militant [...]
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An Open Letter to Indonesia’s New President

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Gallup Blog | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, the world’s third-largest democracy, has reached a significant milestone with your recent election as a “man of the people.” As you begin your [...]
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WA man ‘speeding’ before Indonesia crash

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

A West Australian man was speeding when his motorbike collided with another in Indonesia, killing a local mother, a court has heard. Jake Drage, 23, has appeared in court for [...]
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US businesses still prefer Indonesia

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Indonesia remains the top destination in the Asean region for future US corporate expansion despite the many challenges for companies doing business in the country, a recent [...]
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Indonesia ETFs Set to Climb Higher

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Zacks | 6:00 AM

Indonesian stocks and ETFs have rebounded strongly this year and are leading the Southeast Asian space higher. The bullish sentiment is primarily driven by the optimism of [...]
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Indonesia wants more foreign investors in manufacturing – investment chief

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s investment authority wants to attract more foreign investment into manufacturing and other value-added industries to wean the economy off the volatile [...]
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Indonesia Markets 10-Year Dollar Sukuk at Two-Year Low Yield

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is marketing its annual sale of dollar-denominated Islamic bonds at the lowest yield since 2012 amid optimism President-elect Joko Widodo will reduce fuel subsidies [...]
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Indonesian student could be jailed after calling Yogyakarta city ‘stupid’ on social media

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian university student could be jailed for inciting hatred and defaming an entire city, after calling Yogyakarta “stupid” in a social media post. [...]
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Indonesian female governor jailed for corruption

Indonesian female governor jailed for corruption

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s first female provincial leader, and head of one of the country’s most powerful political dynasties, was jailed for four years Monday for bribing a top [...]
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Indonesia trade picture brightens after Ramadan slump

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia posted a slim trade surplus in July, bouncing back from a deficit the previous month caused by increased imports before the Islamic holy month of Ramadan and the [...]
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Indonesia’s Economy Remains Fragile

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Indonesia squeezed out a narrow trade surplus in July but the Southeast Asian nation’s economy remains fragile and exposed to sudden shifts in capital flows. The [...]
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Indonesia’s inflation in August slows at 3.99 pct

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s consumer index accelerated at slower pace at 3.99 percent in August from 4.53 percent in July, giving more rooms to the central bank to keep its benchmark [...]
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