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Indonesia’s chief economics minister steps down

15-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s chief economic minister, Hatta Rajasa, announced on Tuesday he was resigning to focus on his political career in the run up to July’s presidential [...]
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Indonesia’s oldest political rivals look likely to propel Governor Joko Widodo to the presidency

15-May-2014 Intellasia | The Sydney Morning Therald | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s oldest political enemies are edging towards joining forces to propel popular Jakarta governor Joko Widodo to the presidency. Golkar, the party of strongman [...]
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NZ makes WTO complaint over Indonesian trade access

15-May-2014 Intellasia | TVNZ | 6:00 AM

New Zealand has made its second complaint in as many years to the World Trade Organisation about import restrictions and red tape in Indonesia that led to an 80 percent slump [...]
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New Zealand woman may face jail in Bali drugs case

15-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A New Zealand woman caught with drugs on the Indonesian resort island of Bali will be charged with hash possession and could face up to 12 years in jail, a prosecutor said [...]
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Indonesia Palm Exports Rising to Four-Month High on Ramadan

15-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Palm oil shipments from Indonesia, the largest producer, probably climbed to the highest in four months in April as buyers boosted purchases to meet rising demand for the [...]
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Red Hat sees big potential in Indonesia

15-May-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

US-based software company Red Hat Inc. will open an office in Jakarta as the open-source software provider sees a big market potential for its products. Damien Wong, a senior [...]
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Indonesia’s Political Parties Hurrying to Build Coalitions

14-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Indonesia – Indonesia’s political parties are in a last dash to form alliances before the deadline to register a candidate in July’s presidential race [...]
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Widodo Gets Indonesia Islamic Party Support After Poll Win

14-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo won the support of the National Awakening Party, boosting his presidency bid by forming a coalition that captured more than a third of the vote [...]
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Firefly to expand regional reach in Indonesia

14-May-2014 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

This follows the cooperation agreement signed with Citilink, a low cost-carrier of the Garuda Indonesia Group. Through the cooperation, the two airlines hope to seize the [...]
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Indonesia Constitutional Court establishes panels to resolve election disputes

14-May-2014 Intellasia | Jurist.org | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian Constitutional Court (MK) [official website, in Indonesian] on Monday established three panels to review disputes regarding the country’s April 9 [...]
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Nickel extends gains on Indonesia export ban

14-May-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Nickel surged as much as 8 per cent on strong investor interest on Monday, extending the yearly gains for the commodity sector’s hottest metal to 54 per cent. The [...]
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BlackBerry fights back with budget Indonesian smartphone

14-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

BlackBerry on Tuesday launched a new budget handset in Indonesia, one of its last bastions, a major step in the ailing smartphone maker’s fightback against titans [...]
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Indonesia bans video-sharing site Vimeo over ‘porn’

14-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has ordered a ban on popular video-sharing website Vimeo after accusing it of hosting pornographic content, sparking social media fury on Tuesday. The [...]
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Indonesia threatens plain packs for Aussie wine

14-May-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is one of the world’s largest exporters of cigarettes, worth $700 million last year. Along with Ukraine, Honduras, Dominican Republic and Cuba, Indonesia is [...]
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NZ bids to change trade rules with Indonesia

14-May-2014 Intellasia | NZN | 6:00 AM

New Zealand is taking Indonesia back to the World Trade Organisation in a bid to get import rules around agricultural products loosened. New Zealand, along with the United [...]
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