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Christian governor loses Jakarta run-off: pollsters

21-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Jakarta’s Christian governor on Wednesday lost heavily to a Muslim former government minister in an election run-off, private polls indicated, after a divisive battle [...]
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Indonesian capital to elect leader as religious tensions rise

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Millions of Indonesians will head to the polls in Jakarta on Wednesday to choose between a Muslim and a Christian candidate for governor, as religious tensions run high in [...]
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Muslim Indonesia’s capital votes amid religious tension

Muslim Indonesia’s capital votes amid religious tension

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Jakarta went to the polls in a tight run-off Wednesday with the Christian governor fighting for his job despite standing trial for blasphemy, in a divisive election that has [...]
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Jakarta Votes for New Governor After Tension-Filled Campaign

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Counting has begun at more than 10,000 polling booths across Indonesia’s capital in a run-off election to decide who will govern Jakarta for the next five years after a [...]
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Indonesia’s Widodo calls for unity as divided Jakarta goes to the polls

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Polls closed after a mostly smooth vote on Wednesday in Jakarta’s divisive election between a Muslim and a Christian candidate that stoked religious tensions in the [...]
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Indonesia central bank seen on hold as it keeps tabs on inflation

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank is expected to keep its key interest rates unchanged on Thursday, as authorities stay on guard over rising inflationary pressures and the risk [...]
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Freeport Indonesia has initial approval to resume copper exports – spokesman

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Freeport McMoRan Inc has received preliminary approval to resume copper concentrate exports from its Indonesian operation and hopes to lodge an application for an export [...]
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In Indonesia, labour friction and politics fan anti-Chinese sentiment

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Despite obsolescence issues with its air defense radars, Malaysia has been unable to pay for replacements and instead is opting for repairs to its current… A bitterly [...]
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Indonesia media tycoons in legal drama over soap opera deal

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

The heated battle for dominance in Indonesia’s television market has grown even hotter, with two tycoons locked in a legal wrangle that could have consequences that [...]
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo meets officials to discuss security measures for Jakarta election

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has gathered top security and intelligence officials for a meeting to discuss extensive security measures that would include the deployment [...]
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Indonesia Armed Forces Set to Assist Police in Securing Jakarta Election on April 19

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Netral News | 6:00 AM

The Indonesia Police is ready to secure the second round of Jakarta Gubernatorial election in the capital city on Wednesday (4/19). The Indonesian Armed Forces will also [...]
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Shocking moment four couples in Indonesia are dragged into busy square and whipped ‘for having sex outside marriage’

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | The Sun | 6:00 AM

THESE harrowing images show the moment four couples being whipped up to 25 times in public for “having sex outside marriage”. The brutal punishment is [...]
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Carl Vinson strike group seen near Indonesia, not the Korean peninsula

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

If the USS Carl Vinson strike group is heading to the Korean peninsula, it is taking its time. More than a week after reports first emerged that the aircraft carrier and its [...]
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Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

20-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Millions of Indonesians in the capital Jakarta are electing a governor Wednesday after a polarising campaign that undermined the country’s reputation for practicing a [...]
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Tycoon’s Success in Jakarta Vote Shows Risk for Jokowi in 2019

19-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesian tycoon Sandiaga Uno will find out on Wednesday if his bid to take down a key ally of President Joko Widodo proved successful. Uno?s quest started in 2015, when the [...]
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