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Indonesian University Tries to Weed Out LGBTQ Applicants

11-May-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

A state university in Indonesia has come under fire from international human-rights advocates for requiring prospective students to declare on a form that they are not [...]
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A Top Christian Official in Indonesia Has Been Given an Unexpectedly Harsh Sentence for ‘Blaspheming Islam’

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The outgoing Christian governor of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok, was found guilty of blasphemy by a court in the Indonesian [...]
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The Rising Influence of Hardliners in Indonesia Fuelled by Political Adversaries

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Netral News | 6:00 AM

As the panel of five judges delivered the verdict condemning Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama to two years in prison for blasphemy on Tuesday, they cited firebrand [...]
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Indonesia court convicts Jakarta governor of blasphemy

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Jurist.org | 6:00 AM

Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama [BBC backgrounder] was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after being found guilty of blasphemy [Criminal [...]
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Booming Go-Jek started by seeing Jakarta’s traffic jams as an opportunity

10-May-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

What began as a call centre in Jakarta for bike hailing in 2010 is now reportedly valued at $3 billion, operating in 25 Indonesian cities. Go-Jek has evolved beyond [...]
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Jakarta governor Ahok found guilty after landmark Indonesian blasphemy trial

10-May-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, commonly known as Ahok, has been sentenced to two years in prison, after being found guilty of blasphemy in a trial seen as a test of [...]
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Indonesia to disband radical Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir

10-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia said Monday it would disband the local branch of radical Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir, as concerns grow about hardliners in the world’s most populous [...]
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Verdict expected in blasphemy case against Jakarta’s Christian governor

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian court is expected to decide on Tuesday whether Jakarta’s Christian governor is guilty of blasphemy against Islam, in a trial that is widely seen as a test [...]
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Indonesia to ban Hizb ut-Tahrir group in Jakarta protest counterstrike

10-May-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government says it will ban the ultra-conservative Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir because of the threat it poses to public order and national unity. It is the [...]
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Indonesia sues Thailand’s PTT for $2bn

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Mutual recriminations over responsibility for major 2009 oil spill Contradictory claims sit at the heart of a bitter row that reignited between the Indonesian government and [...]
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Indonesia must mainstream local wisdom to tackle intolerance: Expert

10-May-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government needs to equip its development policies with a cultural strategy, which can mainstream local wisdom that is rich with the spirit of tolerance, to [...]
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Why is the Indonesia-Russia Fighter Jet Deal Still on Hold?

10-May-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The agreement continues to prove elusive for both sides. As Indonesia modernises its military, one of the key focus areas has been upgrading the country’s fighter [...]
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Jakarta’s Christian governor jailed for blasphemy against Islam

Jakarta’s Christian governor jailed for blasphemy against Islam

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Jakarta’s Christian governor was sentenced to two years in jail for blasphemy against Islam on Tuesday, a harsher than expected ruling in a trial that was seen as a [...]
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Jakarta governor to learn fate after blasphemy trial

10-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Islamic hardliners staged a noisy protest Tuesday against Jakarta’s Christian governor as a court prepared to deliver its verdict in his blasphemy trial, seen as a test [...]
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Indonesia strives to build financial market to match its might

10-May-2017 Intellasia | The Edgemarkets | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has the largest economy in Southeast Asia, but you can’t tell from its financial markets, which are a fraction the size of some of its neighbours. The [...]
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