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Indonesia trade balance swings to surplus

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s trade balance swung to a small surplus of $70 million in May from a $2 billion deficit in April, as imports fell from a month earlier while exports rose, [...]
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Indonesia jails ex-top judge for life for corruption

Indonesia jails ex-top judge for life for corruption

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The former top judge of Indonesia’s constitutional court was jailed for life Monday for accepting more than $5 million in bribes to influence rulings, in the [...]
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ETAN calls for Indonesia to address abuses

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Radionz | 6:00 AM

A human rights advocacy group is calling for a new Indonesian government to end human rights abuses by previous governments, and bring those responsible to account. The East [...]
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RHB fails to get nod to acquire 40pct in Indonesia’s Bank Mestika

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

After pursuing a stake in PT Bank Mestika Dharma since 2009, RHB Capital Bhd (RHB Cap) has finally called off plans to acquire a 40 percent stake in the Indonesian lender [...]
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Indonesia ruling party backs Prabowo’s presidential bid

Indonesia ruling party backs Prabowo’s presidential bid

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s ruling party on Monday threw its support behind presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto ahead of elections next week, a further boost for the ex-general and [...]
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Widodo’s Polls Lead Drops in Bid for Indonesian Presidency

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Three months ago, Joko Widodo was the clear front-runner in the race to lead the world’s third-largest democracy, with a 25-point edge over his main rival in election [...]
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Indonesia election: Kalla, Hatta face off in TV debate

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s vice-presidential candidates Jusuf Kalla and Hatta Rajasa faced off in a televised debate on Sunday. They are two of the most experienced politicians in [...]
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Indonesia election: West Java sees fierce contest

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The province of West Java is seeing one of the fiercest contests in the Indonesian presidential election. Recent opinion polls show former general Prabowo Subianto has a [...]
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At the Wellhead: Indonesia tries to kickstart its faltering oil industry

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Barrel | 6:00 AM

As Indonesia, once an OPEC member and top LNG exporter, comes to terms with a new reality that awaits it – that in the next five years it is going to become a net [...]
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Indonesian presidential election offers Suharto family political comeback

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Sixteen years after being deposed in disgrace, the family of former president Suharto is making a political comeback which could take one of its scions all the way to [...]
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CVC Appoints Banks for Indonesia Link Net Share Sale

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Private-equity firm CVC Capital Partners has appointed Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank AG and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. among banks to manage the sale of shares in PT [...]
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Eruption in Indonesia: no casualties, emergency evacuation of locals

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Voice of Russia | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province erupted Sunday evening, gushing 4,000 metre-high cloud of ash and smoke into the air, an official said. There were [...]
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Indonesia overtakes Brazil in forest losses despite moratorium

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has for the first time surpassed Brazil in clearing tropical forests and losses are accelerating despite a 2011 moratorium meant to protect wildlife and combat [...]
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Suharto nostalgia puts damper on Indonesia gains

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s election next month was supposed to be a progressive turning point: one reformer passing the baton to another, and promising to lift south-east Asia’s [...]
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Prabowo-Hatta To Protect Indonesia From Foreign Products With Triple Helix Method In Debat Capres 4

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Global Indonesian Voices | 6:00 AM

Indonesia currently has become a market for foreign products. As such, great efforts should be taken to improve the competitiveness of the national products as well as human [...]
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