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Fitch Affirms Indonesia’s PT XL Axiata at ‘BBB/AAA(idn)’; Outlook Stable

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Indonesia-based PT XL Axiata Tbk’s (XL) Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at ‘BBB’. [...]
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Australia asks Indonesia to rethink death penalty for two drug offenders

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia called on Indonesia on Friday to reconsider its decision to execute two Australians convicted of drug offences, a move that is likely to strain already fragile ties [...]
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Lawyers: Indonesian murder charges against US couple wrong

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Lawyers representing an American couple charged with murdering the woman’s mother in Indonesia and stuffing her body in a suitcase argued Wednesday that the indictments [...]
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Indonesia investigator: No signs of sabotage in plane crash

Indonesia investigator: No signs of sabotage in plane crash

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s top accident investigator said Wednesday that there are no indications of foul play in last month’s crash of an AirAsia jetliner carrying 162 people. [...]
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Indonesia AirAsia X delays inaugural flight over Australian concerns

Indonesia AirAsia X delays inaugural flight over Australian concerns

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuterssss | 6:00 AM

Long-haul budget carrier Indonesia AirAsia X has delayed indefinitely the launch of its inaugural flight between Bali and Melbourne after failing to get the approval of [...]
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AirAsia jet’s alarms ‘screaming’ before crash: investigator

AirAsia jet’s alarms ‘screaming’ before crash: investigator

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were “screaming” as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last [...]
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Bitspark Rolls Out Remittance Service to Indonesia

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:00 AM

Bitspark is targeting Hong Kong’s sizeable population of Indonesian migrant workers with a new bitcoin-enabled remittance corridor. The announcement comes just a month [...]
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Rights group flays execution of two Nigerians by Indonesia

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Ngrguardian News | 6:00 AM

Setback in fight to abolish death penalty, says French body HUMAN Rights Agenda Network (HRAN), an amalgamation of about 303 civil society organisations has condemned the [...]
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Indonesia’s Crazy Income Gap Has a New Enemy: The Internet

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Magazine | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has lately experienced an unprecedented burst of fiscal optimism from international investors, with many hailing it as Southeast Asia’s next economic [...]
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Divers find bodies belted in seats near AirAsia fuselage

Divers find bodies belted in seats near AirAsia fuselage

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian divers today found five bodies still belted into their seats near the main section of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month with 162 people on [...]
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Analysis: Indonesia macro: Oil boon

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

On the back of lower oil prices, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has announced a 13 percent cut in the gasoline price, from Rp 7,600 (61 US cents) per litre to Rp [...]
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Lawyers say Bali suitcase murder charges unclear

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Lawyers for an American couple accused of murdering the woman’s mother and stuffing her body in a suitcase on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali said on Wednesday [...]
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Indonesia Five-Year Bond Yield Drops Most Since 2013 on ECB Bets

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s government bonds rose, pushing the five-year yield down by the most since October 2013, on speculation emerging-market inflows will increase should the [...]
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Freeport Indonesia Signs Preliminary Deal to Build East Java Copper Smelter

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

PT Freeport Indonesia Thursday signed a preliminary agreement with PT Petrokimia Gresik to build a co?pper smelter in East Java. The move came after Indonesia’s Energy [...]
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Indonesia will not make public preliminary AirAsia crash report

Indonesia will not make public preliminary AirAsia crash report

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will not release to the public a 30-day preliminary report detailing its investigation into last month’s crash of an AirAsia passenger jet that killed all 162 [...]
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