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Indonesia giving private sector first dibs on infrastructure projects

01-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Theage | 6:00 AM

Needing some $450 billion spent on Indonesia’s infrastructure by 2019, new President Joko Widodo has ordered ministers to give private investors first pick of [...]
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Indonesia hopes to work with Singapore to improve skills of workers abroad

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

INDONESIA hopes to work with Singapore to improve the skills of Indonesians who take jobs abroad, Manpower minister Hanif Dhakiri said. This might involve an exchange of [...]
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Indonesia’s graft watchdog to target energy sector in 2015

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s anti-graft watchdog will launch an unprecedented investigation next year into the energy industry, as part of a stepped-up campaign to rid the sector of [...]
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Can man-of-the-people Widodo micromanage 240 million Indonesians?

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

From flying economy class to making surprise visits to street markets and poor neighbourhoods, the leadership style of new Indonesian President Joko Widodo is proving very [...]
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Indonesian officials ordered to eat street food to trim budget

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has ordered officials to eat local street food at meetings instead of fancy foreign fare and stop holding lavish parties, the latest moves by the new government to [...]
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Indonesia: On track for a strong recovery

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The recent election that brought President Joko Widodo to power has taken Indonesia’s democracy to a new level. Popularly known as Jokowi, the new president is seen as [...]
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Indonesia should halt tin shipments: Governor

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Tin smelters in Indonesia, the world’s largest exporter, should ban shipments to support prices, Bangka Belitung province Governor Rustam Effendi said. Officials from [...]
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Indonesia’s Maritime Role Hinges on ‘Pillars’

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

President Joko Widodo is serious in making Indonesia a more active and capable maritime player in the region. But this requires not only a stronger and more modernised navy, [...]
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Indonesia’s Reforestation Dilemma

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new government has ambitious reforestation plans. President Joko Widodo’s election campaign included a commitment to reforest 2 million hectares of [...]
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Singapore, Indonesia exploring collaboration on urban development

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A business mission led by minister of State for Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck involving 25 Singapore companies wrapped up a visit to Jakarta and Semarang, having explored [...]
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Can man-of-the-people Widodo micromanage 240 million Indonesians?

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

From flying economy class to making surprise visits to street markets and poor neighbourhoods, the leadership style of new Indonesian President Joko Widodo is proving very [...]
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Indonesia’s Lion Group buying ATR planes worth $1 billion in Asia expansion

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Lion Group is buying an additional 40 aircraft from ATR for $1 billion at list prices, the companies said, in a move that will make Lion the biggest [...]
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Indonesia’s finance ministry signs MOU to join China-backed bank

Indonesia’s finance ministry signs MOU to join China-backed bank

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s finance ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding to join a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank, according to a statement on a Chinese embassy [...]
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China blames politics for Indonesia development bank delay

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, Japan, and South Korea were absent when China and 20 other countries agreed in Beijing last month to found the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), [...]
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Indonesia cracks down on deforestation in symbolic u-turn

29-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s reforming new president is to crack down on the rampant deforestation and peatland destruction that has made the nation the world’s third largest [...]
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