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Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks?

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Indonesia may have a much larger role to play in North Korea’s international diplomacy, including potentially helping mediate a return to the Six Party Talks. As Zach [...]
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Indonesia budget highlights fuel subsidy challenge

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Energy subsidies are set to eat up a huge chunk of the Indonesian budget again next year, the president said Friday, highlighting the challenge for incoming leader Joko [...]
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Indonesia Must Guard Democratic Process, Yudhoyono Says

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | 18-AUG-2014 Intesllasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Indonesia must guard its democratic process after a disputed presidential election, said President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, as he laid out a budget for next year that leaves [...]
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Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

Indonesian lawmakers are looking to restrict foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 percent, as the top palm oil producer tries to maximise land usage, protect [...]
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To stop Islamic State spreading to Indonesia, target the young and reform prisons

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Theconversation | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government recently banned Islamic State (IS) – formerly known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) – the extremist group that has been on a [...]
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Indonesia holds key interest rate as deficit widens

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank on Thursday kept its key interest rate on hold for a ninth consecutive month despite slowing growth, with its room for manoeuvre limited after [...]
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Trade with Indonesia to top $ 1 million in 2015

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Daily News | 6:00 AM

Bilateral trade between Sri Lanka and Indonesia is expected to increase up to $ 1 billion by 2015. This could be achieved through the cooperation of the business community of [...]
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Indonesia Clamps Down on ISIS Support, ‘Alumni’ Jihadi Threat

Indonesia Clamps Down on ISIS Support, ‘Alumni’ Jihadi Threat

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Voa News | 6:00 AM

As the jihadist insurgency in Syria and Iraq intensifies, so too does its appeal to hardline Islamists in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation. In Jakarta, the [...]
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Indonesian capital set for first ethnic Chinese governor

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s small ethnic Chinese community faced severe discrimination for decades during the Suharto dictatorship. But the minority is now poised for a new milestone, [...]
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Jackie Chan enlisted to promote Indonesian tourism

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has tapped action star Jackie Chan to serve as the country’s tourism ambassador in a bid to attract more Chinese travellers. Indonesia’s tourism office [...]
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5 Things To Do To Celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

1 FLAG RAISING CEREMONIES Share on Twitter On the morning of August 17, many students and government officials join ceremonies to raise the red and white banner. The official [...]
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Police records hint at issues before Bali death

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As Indonesian police question the 19-year-old daughter of a woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase in Bali, authorities in an upscale Chicago suburb examined [...]
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Australian surfer dies after being hit by wave in Indonesia

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

A Victorian man has died after a huge wave smashed into him while surfing on a remote Indonesian beach. Warrnambool-born Peter Luke, 27, died while surfing five-metre waves [...]
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Atty: Chicago teen innocent in Bali ‘suitcase murder’

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

An attorney for a 19-year-old Chicago woman accused in the death of her mother, who was found stuffed inside a suitcase on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, says the teen [...]
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ISIS Spreads to Indonesia

ISIS Spreads to Indonesia

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Daily Beast | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of hard-line extremists in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country have begun to openly pledge allegiance to ISIS – and thousands more have done so [...]
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