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Indonesia’s marketplace Bukalapak welcomes new investors Aucfan, IREP, and 500 Startups

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s e-commerce marketplace site Bukalapak has received an undisclosed investment from two of Japan’s listed companies: e-commerce price search site Aucfan [...]
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Volcanic eruption in Indonesia closes 3 airports

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Chron | 6:00 AM

Volcanic ash from a major eruption in Indonesia shrouded a large swath of the country’s most densely populated island on Friday, closed three international airports and [...]
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Indonesian Arms Industry Seeks to Drum Up Business

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

While the Indonesian government is snubbing the Singapore Airshow this week, the country’s main military manufacturer is using it as an opportunity for a coming-out [...]
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Indonesia: Exploited domestic workers urgently need legal protection

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

Millions of domestic workers in Indonesia are at risk of economic exploitation and routine abuse while living in legal limbo without protection, Amnesty International said as [...]
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Indonesian Retailer Plans Supermarket Stake Sale

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Indonesian retailer PT Ramayana Lestari Sentosa RALS.JK +0.73 percent is planning to sell a stake in its supermarket business to a foreign investor in a deal worth about $300 [...]
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Customs head apologises to Indonesia over breaches of territorial waters

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | ABC.net | 6:00 AM

The head of Customs and Border Protection says he is discussing with Defence and the government if changes need to be made to Australia’s border protection operation in [...]
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RAAF monitored Chinese military exercise in waters between Christmas Island and Indonesia

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The RAAF monitored an unprecedented and unannounced exercise involving three Chinese warships in international waters to the north of Australia, it has emerged. The unusual [...]
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Indonesia Trade minister Says Better Food Distribution a Focus

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new Trade minister Muhammad Lutfi said his priority will be to improve food distribution to curb inflation that has remained elevated after the Southeast [...]
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Jakarta’s honour for saboteurs angers Singapore

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Theaustralian | 6:00 AM

AUSTRALIA is not the only neighbour with which Indonesia’s links have soured lately – Jakarta’s relationship with Singapore has also plummeted. Most of the [...]
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Singapore explains stance on ship naming, welcomes Jakarta’s overture

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister K. Shanmugam has welcomed as constructive his Indonesian counterpart’s stance that there was no ill will or malice intended in Indonesia’s naming [...]
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Look to Indonesia on Allah issue, says Christian group

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia should look to Indonesia and learn how Muslims and Christians in the country live in peace without either party claiming exclusive rights over the word [...]
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Why Doesn’t Indonesia Sell Its Remaining Orangutans?

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Theborneopost | 6:00 AM

It is obvious that at the moment Indonesia neither has the political commitment nor ability to safeguard its dwindling populations of orangutans. Despite its presidentially [...]
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Haze disturbs flights in Indonesia, more hot spots found

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Themalaymailonline | 6:00 AM

At least three flight schedules were delayed in Riau of Sumatra due to poor feasibility incurred by haze from land clearing and the satellite observation shows a steep rise [...]
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Vale Indonesia Targeting $112m in Profit, May Reduce Land Concession by Up to 44pct

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thejakartaglobe | 6:00 AM

Vale Indonesia, the country’s largest nickel producer, has set its net income target at $112 million this year, according to a document presented during a hearing with [...]
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Graft Busters Target ‘Big Fish’ as Indonesian Polls Near

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency predicted an increase in graft in the run-up to elections this year, with its vice chair anticipating the rise will land major cases [...]
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