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Indonesia, IDB to work further on sharia financing development

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

Indonesia and the Islamic Development Bank ( IDB ) have agreed to cooperate further in infrastructure and sharia financing system development by creating a better role for [...]
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Indonesia has failed to change Papuans’ stance

12-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The chair of the Papuan Baptist Church Alliance says five decades of Indonesian rule has failed to dilute West Papuan nationalist sentiment. Reverend Socratez Yoman is on a [...]
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Indonesian teens jailed for brutal murder, gang rape

12-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Seven Indonesian teenagers were jailed Tuesday for the brutal murder and gang rape of a 14-year-old girl that sparked a national debate on sexual violence. They were among a [...]
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S&P Positive on Indonesia’s Reforms, Finance minister Says

12-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s finance minister said S&P Global Ratings was impressed with the government’s reform efforts during a trip company officials made to Jakarta to [...]
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Islamic preacher Musa Cerantonio among five arrested over alleged plan to join Islamic State

12-May-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Notorious Islamic preacher Musa Cerantonio is among five men arrested in far north Queensland over an alleged plan to take a boat to Indonesia and join the Islamic State (IS) [...]
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Govt tells NU to act as Middle East peacemaker

12-May-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The government has urged Nahdlatul Ulama ( NU ), Indonesia’s largest Islamic organisation, to play a role in disseminating peaceful Islamic teachings and acting as a [...]
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Seven jailed over Indonesia gang rape killing

12-May-2016 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Seven youths involved in the ‘barbaric’ gang rape and killing of a 14-year-old Indonesian school girl have each been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Describing [...]
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Indonesia’s reserves inch up in April

12-May-2016 Intellasia | AGS | 6:00 AM

Indonesia registered a slight increase in its foreign reserves, from $107.5 billion in March to 107.7 billion last month, a 0.19 percent increase on a month-on-month basis. [...]
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Economic Packages Indonesia: Key to Success Lies in Regions

12-May-2016 Intellasia | Indonesia-investments | 6:00 AM

nfrastructure development and deregulation are the two main recipes used by the Indonesian government – under the leadership of Joko Widodo – to attract [...]
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Indonesia’s Coffee Output Down on El Nino and La Nina’

12-May-2016 Intellasia | Indonesia-investments | 6:00 AM

Dry weather caused by El Nino is expected to lead to a ten percent decline in Indonesia’s coffee production in 2016. El Nino, which occurs once every five years on [...]
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Indonesia seeks to classify child sex abuse crime akin to terrorism and corruption

12-May-2016 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is stepping closer to categorise child sex assault as an extraordinary crime, which already included terrorism, corruption and drug abuse, reports China’s [...]
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Muslim Leaders From 30 Countries Meet In Indonesia To Fight Extremism

12-May-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Muslim leaders from around the world met in Jakarta this week to address the religious aspects of extremism and terrorism. The International Summit of Moderate Islamic [...]
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Australia stop five from ‘taking boat to Indonesia to join jihad’

12-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Five men with cancelled passports were Wednesday accused of planning to sail to Indonesia from Australia en route to join jihadist groups in Syria. The men included notorious [...]
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Indonesia calls on Islamic leaders to promote tolerant Islam

11-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s vice president on Monday called on Islamic leaders to spread messages about a tolerant Islam to curb extremism that often springs from misinterpretation of [...]
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Indonesia sets new rules for ride-sharing companies

11-May-2016 Intellasia | The Conversation | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government recently announced it would start to regulate app-based ride-sharing services such as Uber and Grab Taxi. This followed a large strike by taxi [...]
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