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Nearly 84000 people made homeless by Aceh quake in Indonesia

Nearly 84000 people made homeless by Aceh quake in Indonesia

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The number of people made homeless by the devastating 6.5-magnitude quake which struck Indonesia’s Aceh province last week has risen to nearly 84,000. Most of the [...]
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Jokowi kicks off state visit in India

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is set to start his two-day work visit in New Delhi on Monday. He is scheduled to carry out bilateral meetings with Indian prime [...]
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Indonesian Church helping Aceh earthquake survivors

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Ucan | 6:00 AM

Catholic parishes, organisations and individuals in Indonesia are raising funds and collecting essential items to distribute among thousands of earthquake survivors in [...]
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Asean’s Solidarity for the 6.5 Earthquake in Aceh, Indonesia

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reliefweb | 6:00 AM

A devastating earthquake with a depth of 10 km and a 6.5 magnitude struck Aceh Province of Indonesia on Wednesday, 7 December 2016 at 05:03 AM (local time), with Pidie, Pidie [...]
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Opec wins, but so does Indonesia

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The American writer Mark Twain once quipped that reports of his death were greatly exaggerated. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) did the same on [...]
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Indonesia reportedly negotiating price of Russian Su-35 fighters

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

Indonesia and Russia are continuing to negotiate the terms of the Indonesian Air Force’s (TNI-AU’s) procurement of Sukhoi Su-35 ‘Flanker-E’ multirole [...]
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Indonesian police arrest four in a failed bomb plot

Indonesian police arrest four in a failed bomb plot

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Four suspected Islamic militants were arrested and a bomb safely detonated on the outskirts of Jakarta on Saturday, police said, adding that it looked likely the group was [...]
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Why does Indonesia cling to its plagued Chinese infrastructure projects?

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

China’s signature $5.1 billion Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail project has been shelved for now. But Chinese infrastructure developers are still taking a dominant [...]
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Indonesia bolsters call to halt peat-swamp work

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has strengthened its moratorium on converting peat swamps to plantations in a move a conservation research group says will help prevent annual fires and [...]
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Indonesia calls for help for 43000 displaced by quake

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Authorities urge citizens to provide assistance to displaced who need support in areas including education and counselling Indonesian authorities have called on citizens to [...]
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Administrative problems impede growth in Indonesia’s energy sector

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Stakeholders in Indonesia’s energy sector have to spend too much time dealing with administrative problems, preventing them from allocating enough resources to create [...]
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Indonesia faces test as Christian governor stands trial

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Jakarta’s Christian governor will stand trial on Tuesday accused of blasphemy in a high-profile case that has emboldened hardline groups and stoked fears of growing [...]
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Emergence of political Islam puts Indonesian president to a test

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As the ranks of protesters thickened in central Jakarta on December 2, turning into Indonesia’s biggest mass demonstration since the end of authoritarian rule in 1998, [...]
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Indonesian Red Cross scale-up Aceh earthquake relief efforts

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IFRC | 6:00 AM

Four days after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Pidie Jaya District in Aceh, Indonesia, the humanitarian impact of the disaster becoming clearer. According to the National [...]
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Indonesia: Why is Jakarta’s governor on trial for blasphemy?

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Indianexpress | 6:00 AM

In 2012, a man was sentenced to two-and-a-half years prison for writing ‘God does not exist’ on Facebook. Jakarta’s Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja [...]
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