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Frenchman on Indonesia death row leaves prison for appeal

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Frenchman on death row in Indonesia was Tuesday transferred under heavy police guard from a prison island, the day before he starts a last-ditch court bid to avoid the [...]
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Indonesia’s ‘Alcatraz’ highlights death penalty divide

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nusakambangan, dubbed Indonesia’s “Alcatraz”, is known internationally as a grim prison island and execution site. But inside the country, many see it as a [...]
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Virgin’s Branson joins clemency calls for Indonesia death row inmates

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

British businessperson Richard Branson has joined calls for clemency for convicted foreigners on death row in Indonesia, as an Indonesian minister warned of a renewed influx [...]
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Indonesians collect coins to protest Australian tsunami comments

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian demonstrators Tuesday delivered bags of coins to the Australian embassy, saying they were handing back tsunami aid money after Canberra sought to use the issue to [...]
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Indonesia threatens Australia over Bali Nine pressuring

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian minister has threatened to release a ‘human tsunami’ of asylum seekers towards Australia if the Federal government continues to fight for a stay of [...]
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Indonesia ‘could release human tsunami of 10,000 asylum seekers on Australia’

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Minister warns Canberra to stop agitating for clemency for Bali Nine pair with reminder that Jakarta’s cooperation is vital to ‘stopping the boats’ [...]
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UPDATE 2-Indonesia to impose anti-dumping import duties to strengthen rupiah

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will impose a series of regulations, including temporary anti-dumping import duties, to help narrow the current account deficit and prop up a weakening rupiah in [...]
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Islamic State jihadists returning from Iraq sparks rejuvenated terror threat from Indonesia, experts warn

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

One of the leading experts on south-east Asian extremist groups is warning that jihadists returning from Iraq and Syria could rejuvenate terrorism in Indonesia. Speaking at [...]
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Indonesia AirAsia starts 11th route from Bali

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Anna | 6:00 AM

Indonesia AirAsia has joined its sister airline Thai AirAsia in connecting Denpasar (DPS) in Bali with Bangkok Don Mueang (DMK). The airline introduced a daily service on the [...]
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Nigeria pleads for mercy for nationals on death row in Indonesia

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nigeria on Monday urged Indonesia to spare the lives of three of its citizens facing execution after being convicted of drug trafficking there. The three Nigerians are on [...]
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Indonesia will ‘fulfil legal rights’ of death row prisoners including Bali Nine duo

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Attorney general HM Prasetyo says he will respect court proceedings for the 10 prisoners scheduled to be executed Indonesia’s attorney general has indicated he will [...]
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An eye for an eye is not justice. Not in Indonesia, and not in the US

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

When I was at university one of my family members was violently assaulted and injured. One of my first responses was a desire for revenge. Briefly I thought about getting [...]
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Indonesian court’s rejection of Nigerian death row inmate’s legal challenge augurs badly for Bali nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian court has rejected a legal challenge by a Nigerian on death row in a decision that augurs badly for the Bali nine duo’s hopes that a similar appeal will [...]
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Australia’s Julie Bishop warns Indonesia over drugs executions

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia?s foreign minister has warned of diplomatic consequences should two of its citizens convicted of drugs offences be executed in Indonesia, amid growing anger over [...]
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Indonesia’s economic diplomacy is the new mainstay to boost growth

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Khabarsoutheast Asia | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is taking a new diplomatic shift that puts a heavy emphasis on promoting business and investment opportunities in a bid to boost growth economic growth to 7 percent [...]
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