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Waiting for Joko Widodo: Indonesia’s Infrastructure Inertia Stalls Builders

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

For Indonesia’s second-largest state construction firm PT Wijaya Karya Tbk, the half-year since President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo took office with promises of [...]
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Indonesia general Defends Virginity Tests For Female Soldiers

Indonesia general Defends Virginity Tests For Female Soldiers

20-May-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe. | 6:00 AM

The US military is sometimes a challenging place for female soldiers, but some women in uniform have it a lot worse. An Indonesian general is defending mandatory, invasive [...]
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Are Indonesia ETFs in Trouble?

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Zacks | 6:00 AM

Things have suddenly taken an ugly turn for Indonesia, which was showing strong recovery and rising investor confidence on the optimism that the new president Joko Widodo, [...]
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Potential: PBC’s report on Pakistan-Indonesia trade

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Tribune | 6:00 AM

Pakistan and Indonesia have healthy appetite for each other’s goods but, this trade potential would go to waste if the current Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) were [...]
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Indonesia sends three warships and a plane to turn away migrant boats

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

Navy patrols stepped up to prevent migrant vessels entering territorial waters as thousands are still thought to be stranded at sea The Indonesian navy prevented a suspected [...]
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Indonesian surgeon-general says torn hymen shouldn’t stop women join military

20-May-2015 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The most senior doctor in the Indonesian military has said he does not believe a torn hymen should prevent a woman from entering the armed forces. Female military applicants [...]
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Indonesia: Virginity Test a Must to Keep ‘Immoral Women’ Away from Armed Forces

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

Indonesia’s army chief has come out in defence of the much criticised mandatory ‘virginity test’ for female cadets, claiming that the test ensures that only [...]
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Waiting for Joko: Indonesia’s infrastructure inertia stalls builders

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

For Indonesia’s second-largest state construction firm PT Wijaya Karya Tbk, the half-year since President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo took office with promises of [...]
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Indonesian envoy dies after Pakistan helicopter crash

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

An Indonesian ambassador who was on a Pakistani military helicopter that crashed this month killing two other foreign envoys died Tuesday after battling severe burn injuries, [...]
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Asian gasoline crack rises to 22-month high on India, Indonesia demand

19-May-2015 Intellasia | Platts | 6:00 AM

The benchmark 92 RON gasoline crack against front-month Brent futures climbed to a 22-month high of $16.09/barrel Friday, May 15, partly due to stronger Indian and Indonesian [...]
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Indonesia turns away boat as Asian migrant crisis escalates

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

The Indonesian navy prevented a suspected migrant boat from entering the country’s waters at the weekend after the arrival of hundreds of Rohingya and Bangladeshis and [...]
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Bali Nine bribe probe takes evidence

19-May-2015 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

A probe into bribe claims at the sentencing of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran is expected to hear from the pair’s original lawyer this week. On the eve of the [...]
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PH, Indonesia agree to combat IUUF; fair treatment for Filipino offenders assured

19-May-2015 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Indonesia have initiated fresh talks that could signal the revival of a bilateral fishing agreement that lapsed in 2006, with both countries agreeing to [...]
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Indonesia hindering Asean economic integration: Report

19-May-2015 Intellasia | Deal Street Asia | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, with a gross domestic product (GDP) of $870 billion and the largest market size in the region – given its huge population of about 250 million- is the [...]
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Japanese Mitsui eyes coal gasification projects in

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

Japan-based diversified company Mitsui & Co. Ltd plans to expand its investment in Indonesia’s energy sector through a coal gasification project. Yukio Takebe, the [...]
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