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Australian police defend alerting Indonesia to ‘Bali Nine’

06-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian police on Monday defended alerting Indonesia to a Bali drug-smuggling ring despite knowing offenders could face the death penalty, but said they regretted that two [...]
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Australia’s ambassador to Indonesia meets with Julie Bishop in Perth

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Watoday | 6:00 AM

Foreign Affairs minister Julie Bishop has refused to be drawn on whether Australia would cut its Indonesian foreign aid budget following the execution of Australians Andrew [...]
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Indonesia stops sending migrant workers to 21 middle eastern nations

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Antaranews | 6:00 AM

The government has decided to stop sending Indonesian migrant workers to 21 countries in the Middle East as part of a policy to protect workers of the informal sector who are [...]
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US Companies Eying More Than $1b Investment in Indonesia

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Globe Asia | 6:00 AM

A delegation of top executives from 10 major US companies arrived in Jakarta on Monday, as they seek to forge stronger business relationships in Indonesia and are [...]
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Indonesian regency separates sexes in schools, next up motorbikes

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian regency has passed legislation requiring schools to teach boys and girls separately and hopes to follow that up with a ban prohibiting the two sexes from riding [...]
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DOJ will request Indonesia for access to Veloso

06-May-2015 Intellasia | AC | 6:00 AM

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will request the Indonesian government for access to Mary Jane Veloso. De Lima said getting [...]
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Indonesia makes progress in giant port investment plan

06-May-2015 Intellasia | JOC | 6:00 AM

The first major step towards Indonesia’s goal of building a huge maritime network across the island nation will be made later this year when the Indonesia Ports [...]
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Reflections on Mary Jane and the death penalty

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Manilatimes | 6:00 AM

THE death convict Mary Jane Veloso never wavered in her claim that she was an innocent victim of human trafficking. But when all hopes had seemed to fail, she prepared [...]
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Australia welcomes Indonesia sympathy over executions

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Hurriyetdaily News | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott said May 1 that Indonesia’s sympathy for the families of two drug traffickers it executed was a good sign for resuming strong ties [...]
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Indonesia state visit invite raises eyebrows

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Swissinfo | 6:00 AM

Economics minister Johann Schneider-Ammann has raised some political hackles by inviting Indonesian President Joko Widodo to Switzerland next year despite continuing [...]
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Foreign tourist arrivals to Indonesia reach 2.3 million in first quarter

05-May-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The number of foreign tourists coming to Indonesia in the first three months of the year reached 2.29 million, rising 3.51 percent from 2.22 million in the corresponding [...]
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Family of Brazilian executed in Indonesia campaign for pardon

05-May-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Gularte, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia and did not realise he was to be shot until appearing before firing squad, is buried in home country Angelita Muxfedlt, [...]
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Bali 9 Executions: Mentally Ill Brazilian Says ‘He’s Going Home To Brazil In A Year’s Time’

05-May-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Brazilian Rodrigo Gularte, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia and was convicted of drug offence, said he was not being executed but was instead going home to Brazil in a [...]
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Indonesia’s inflation accelerates on fuel prices

05-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s inflation accelerated to 6.79 percent in April spurred by higher fuel costs after global oil prices rebounded, official data showed on Monday. The [...]
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Indonesia: British death row grandmother Lindsay Sandiford will not wear blindfold

05-May-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford has said she wants to look at her executioners in the eye when facing death by firing squad in Indonesia. Sandiford, 58, from Cheltenham [...]
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