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Indonesia: Activists arrested as backlash stirs over bid to probe anti-communist massacres

31-May-2016 Intellasia | Asiancorrespondent | 6:00 AM

INDONESIAN police and military have been arresting people accused of spreading communism through t-shirt logos, in a step back from the government’s timid bid to [...]
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Indonesia will now chemically castrate child sex offenders

30-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo issued a regulation Wednesday that provides tougher penalties for child rapists, including chemical castration and the [...]
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Beijing seeks to strengthen military ties with Indonesia

30-May-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

China wants deeper military ties with Indonesia and will strengthen cooperation on bilateral and multilateral issues, China’s Defence minister told his Indonesian [...]
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Indonesia ready to drive peace, prosperity in Asia: Jokowi

30-May-2016 Intellasia | The jakartapost | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is ready to become a driving force for prosperity and peace in Asia, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has announced at the Outreach Meeting of the G7 [...]
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Indonesia cyanide death penalty ‘possible’

30-May-2016 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

Jakarta prosecutors have refused to publicly rule out the death penalty in the case of a woman accused of murdering her friend with a cyanide-laced coffee. This is despite [...]
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Indonesia, Japan relations at crossroads

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

As signs abound that Indonesia’s current administration harbors little affection for Japan and amid China’s economic assertiveness, another bilateral meeting [...]
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Indonesians back death for child abusers, activists unhappy

28-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s introduction of the death penalty and chemical castration for child sex offenders won applause from the public Thursday, but activists warned the [...]
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Indonesia’s new child rape punishments a pyrrhic victory for women’s advocates

28-May-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s harsh new punishments for child sex offenders – including the death penalty and chemical castration – represent something of a pyrrhic victory [...]
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Indonesia Sailing Toward Upgrade as Last Major Asian Junk Debt

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

Indonesia’s status as Asia’s last major economy without a full-investment grade may be near an end, boosting the appeal of the region just as other emerging [...]
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Indonesia detains leaders of ‘deviant’ religious group

28-May-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Police have detained three men for leading a religious community whose settlement on the Indonesian island of Borneo was attacked earlier this year for [...]
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Rosneft, Pertamina Sign Deal With Option for New Indonesia Plant

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

PT Pertamina, Indonesia’s state energy company, and Russia’s Rosneft OAO signed a cooperation agreement that includes a plan to build a new oil refinery in the [...]
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Japan, Indonesia could work on port, rail projects: Official

28-May-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

“There have already been talks between the transport ministry and the government of Japan concerning time periods, the shaping of a business entity for the port and so [...]
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Tobacco Companies Using Child Labour in Indonesia: Report

28-May-2016 Intellasia | Telesurtv | 6:00 AM

The report reveals that children are being exposed to nicotine poisoning from constant contact with tobacco plants and leaves as well as toxic pesticides. Thousands of [...]
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After sea spat, China pledges deeper defence ties with Indonesia

After sea spat, China pledges deeper defence ties with Indonesia

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

China wants deeper military ties with Indonesia and will strengthen cooperation on bilateral and multilateral issues, China’s defence minister told his Indonesian [...]
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4 Ways to Drive Youth Economic Opportunities in Indonesia

28-May-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

For me, getting the numbers right – particularly when they are measuring young people’s wellbeing – is critically important to how we shape meaningful youth [...]
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