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Indonesia’s top court weighs ban on sex outside marriage

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s highest court is deliberating whether sex outside of marriage should be made illegal in the world’s third-largest democracy, in the latest push by [...]
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Google executives met Indonesian officials to negotiate tax bill: source

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Senior executives from the Asia Pacific headquarters of Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google met Indonesian tax officials on Wednesday to negotiate the internet search [...]
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Indonesia up 15 places in Ease of Doing Business index

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Government efforts to deregulate the economy has caught global investors’ attention as Indonesia’s ranking in the Ease of Doing Business index for 2017 has [...]
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S&P’s Not Yet Ready to Upgrade Indonesia’s Rating from Junk

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

S&P Global Ratings may not be ready to upgrade Indonesia’s credit rating from junk yet, concerned by rising bad debts and risks to the growth outlook. While S&P [...]
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It’s getting easier to do business in Indonesia: Report

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is among the top-five most improved nations worldwide with regard to ease of doing business, but it is no time for complacency as President Joko [...]
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Domestic violence figures in Indonesia are barely collected, but Australian Kate Walton is trying to change that

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

In a Jakarta hospital room, a bruised and battered young woman sits on a bed and speaks of the moment her boyfriend beat her so badly she thought she might die. The still-red [...]
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Sex Before Marriage: Indonesia Proposed Islamic Law Would Put Sexually Active People In Prison

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Anyone engaging in sex outside of marriage in the world’s third-largest democracy could soon face up to five years in prison. Indonesia’s highest court is [...]
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Indonesia’s Pertamina targets 42 pct increase in 2017 crude output

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Pertamina is targeting a 42 percent increase in crude oil production and a 17 percent increase in gas production in 2017 amid continued overseas expansions, [...]
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Australian relationship with Indonesia in ‘very good shape’, Julie Bishop says

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Julie Bishop has emerged from a meeting with the Indonesian President in Jakarta declaring the bilateral relationship is in “very good shape”. [...]
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OPEC’s Indonesia Eyes 42pct Oil Output Boost 2017

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Oilprice | 6:00 AM

Amid rising doubts about OPEC’s crude oil production freeze agreement, one member of the organisation that’s so far stayed out of the spotlight has declared its [...]
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Consulate ignites interest in Indonesia in Australian students through language learning

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian Consulate (KJRI) in Sydney is hosting a series of cultural activities in its “Visiting KJRI” programme with local schools in a bid to strengthen [...]
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Indonesia jails Australian man for 15 years for molesting girls

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian court on Tuesday jailed an Australian man for 15 years for sexually molesting several girls on the resort island of Bali. Robert Andrew Fiddes Ellis, 70, [...]
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Number of Internet Users Rising Rapidly in Indonesia’

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Indonesia-investments | 6:00 AM

According to the Indonesian Internet Service Provider Association (or APJII) there are currently 132.7 million Internet users in Indonesia, or approximately 51.8 percent of [...]
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Cheap frozen Indian buffalo meat undercuts Australian beef in Indonesia, with some consumers unaware of difference

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Increasing sales of cheap, low-quality Indian buffalo meat in Indonesia are undercutting Australian beef, according to a report. BMI Research has revealed the export price [...]
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Jokowi flies to Bangkok to pay last respects to King Bhumibol

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and First Lady Iriana flew to Bangkok on Tuesday to pay their last respects to Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, according [...]
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