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Why building a nation is still a challenge for Indonesia

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

Jakarta under Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, better known as Ahok, is going through major physical and bureaucratic transformations not seen since the days of Governor Ali [...]
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Indonesia rebuffs Singapore offer of haze assistance

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

Responding to Singapore’s offer to help Indonesia combat forest fires, Indonesian vice-President Jusuf Kalla said on Thursday (June 9) environmental issues needed to be [...]
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VP Points Out Huge Mistake in Forest Management

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

Vice President Jusuf “JK” Kalla pointed out a huge mistake in the forest management in the past. JK said that Indonesian forests were exploited in hope to improve [...]
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Indonesia nabs three suspects plotting ISIS-inspired attacks

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police said yesterday that they have arrested three extremists who were planning to launch suicide bombings, inspired by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) [...]
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Damning Report Reveals Palm Oil’s Human Cost

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Palm oil: useful and ubiquitous, it also happens to be one of the most destructive ingredients on the planet. The industry has been linked to mass animal die-offs, widespread [...]
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Groupon sells Indonesia daily deals business

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Groupon has sold the Indonesia [...]
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Indonesia should aspire to be like China, not India: Donald Wihardja

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Looking to invest in Indonesia? You might want to pay attention to what the Convergence Ventures Partner got to say Indonesian tech startup scene is growing rapidly in the [...]
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Indonesia to Lower 2016 Growth Target to 5.1pct in State Budget

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian parliament is set to revise down this year’s economic growth target amid slowing domestic consumption and signs a shortfall in tax revenue will sap [...]
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WIDER IMAGE-In Indonesia, ‘national defence’ training against perceived threats

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Yakobus Mebri stepped in front of his classmates at a training centre in Indonesia’s West Java province and, at the top of his voice, demanded if their hearts burned to [...]
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Strong quake rattles Indonesia’s Lombok, no tsunami

Strong quake rattles Indonesia’s Lombok, no tsunami

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck off the Indonesian island of Lombok on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of [...]
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Groupon sells Indonesia daily deals business

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Groupon has sold the Indonesia [...]
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Indonesia, Australia launch education programme in W.Nusa Tenggara

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia and Australia have agreed to cooperate in improving the quality of literacy and numerical skills of elementary school children in West Nusa Tenggara. Launched in [...]
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Indonesia, Australia agree to enhance intelligence, counterterrorism cooperation

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Jakarta and Canberra have agreed to enhance counterterrorism cooperation following a meeting in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday. The “Australia-Indonesia ministerial [...]
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BHP Sells Out of Joint Coal Operation With Indonesia’s Adaro

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

PT Adaro Energy, operator of Indonesia’s largest coal mine, agreed to buy out BHP Billiton Ltd from their joint venture in the country after production began last year. [...]
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Widodo determined to make Indonesia ‘more open and competitive’

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Whipping Indonesia into fighting trim in an increasingly globalised world requires “deregulating the economy” and “accelerating infrastructure [...]
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