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Legal ‘jihad’ against private sector gathers pace in Indonesia

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The head of an Indonesian Muslim organisation has filed cases to overturn three laws, escalating what he calls ‘a constitutional jihad’ that has already dealt a [...]
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China to invest $5b in Indonesia

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Jakartapost | 6:00 AM

China-based Minsheng Investment Corp. Ltd (CMI) and several other Chinese investors have expressed their strong commitment to investing US$5 billion in Indonesia. CMI CEO Li [...]
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Xi’s trip to Pakistan, Indonesia embodies concepts of community of common destiny, new type international ties: FM

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing on Friday after his state visit to Pakistan and attendance at the Asian-African Summit and activities commemorating the 60th [...]
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Indonesia at Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘The outcome will surprise many’

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | DW | 6:00 AM

In less than six months, Indonesia is going to be the Guest of Honour Country at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Goenawan Mohamad, chair of the National Committee, talks to DW about [...]
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France condemns ‘shocking’ Indonesia failings on death row case

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Paris on Thursday accused Indonesia of “serious dysfunction” in its legal system that led to a Frenchman being sentenced to death, deepening a diplomatic spat [...]
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Indonesia moves Filipino maid facing death to island prison

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Filipino maid facing the death penalty after being convicted of drug trafficking was moved Friday to an island prison in Indonesia where the execution will take place. An [...]
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Priority or Not, Indonesia Happy to Host Vanuatu Embassy

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

Regardless of apparently conflicting statements from the Vanuatu government about the opening of an embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia appreciates the Pacific nation’s [...]
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Indonesia boosts ties with Asian, African countries

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Antara News | 6:00 AM

Indonesia agreed to increase bilateral relations in various fields with Asian and African countries on the sidelines of the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Asian-African [...]
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Unilever Indonesia records strong growth in first

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

PT Unilever Indonesia, the local arm of Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever NV and Plc., posted an increase in sales and net profits in the first quarter of this year, [...]
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How Indonesia reformed its risky financial sector

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Eastasia Forum | 6:00 AM

Reforms of the financial sector in Indonesia since 1997 have mitigated the key risk factors that caused the economic crisis of 1997. The first of these was structural [...]
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Mary Jane Veloso transferred to Indonesia prison island

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Filipina overseas worker Mary Jane Veloso has been transferred to a prison island in Indonesia to face the death penalty for drug smuggling, a report of GMA News said. [...]
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Indonesia orders preparations for executions

Indonesia orders preparations for executions

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government said Thursday it had ordered officials to make preparations to execute a group of drug convicts, most of them foreigners, despite mounting [...]
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Indonesia Under Widodo Shifts From ‘Zero-Enemies’ Diplomacy

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Six months after taking office, Indonesian President Joko Widodo is starting to step away from his predecessor’s foreign policy of keeping everyone happy. Widodo, known [...]
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Local and national interests clash in Indonesia’s palm oil industry

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The industry of palm oil, the product found in everything from chocolate to lipstick that is habitually reviled by environmentalists, is facing new challenges due to unrest [...]
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Weak Currency Hindering Indonesia’s Exports – Yes, You Heard That Right

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Seekingalpha | 6:00 AM

With a weakening rupiah, import costs for sellers are larger – which increases the overall cost of exports. GDP growth in Indonesia shrunk to -2.06 percent in the [...]
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