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Aussie mum released from Indonesia prison

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

An Australian drug offender freed from jail in Indonesia says she is relieved but wishes she didn’t have to be deported from the country she has made her home. Julie [...]
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Why Australia should bank on Indonesia’s super opportunity

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Business Spectator | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s booming economy provides Australian banks and investment houses with a host of financial opportunities, particularly in its nascent pension system. Its [...]
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Out of Indonesia, Vintage Teak Furniture

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Last year, Teak Me Home opened a 2,000-square-foot showroom in Emeryville, Calif., to sell dressers and tables made from old-growth teak salvaged from 100-year-old Indonesian [...]
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Bali court jails New Zealand woman over joint

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A New Zealand woman was jailed for 10 months on the Indonesian resort island of Bali Wednesday after she was caught with a half-smoked hash joint. Leeza Ormsby was arrested [...]
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The road block to Indonesia’s growth

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is approaching its presidential elections – and it is the closest race in recent history between the two candidates running for the top job. Fighting [...]
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A sorry record on deforestation

A sorry record on deforestation

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

DOUBTLESS timed to coincide with Indonesia’s election campaign, the release this week of a new report about the rate of destruction of the country’s tropical [...]
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No electricity in Indonesia, but there’s Facebook

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Marketplace | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has a population of 240 million people – 64 percent of whom live on less than $2 a day, and 33 percent of whom live without electricity. And yet, somehow, 64 [...]
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Inside Indonesia’s Elections

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Counterpunch | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, the largest Muslim nation and archipelago on the planet, has climbed the ranks of global neo-liberalism to become the world’s 10th largest economy, as many [...]
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Tight Indonesian presidential race hit by dirty campaigning

Tight Indonesian presidential race hit by dirty campaigning

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

While President Barack Obama was accused of being a Kenyan-born Muslim before being elected, in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation, [...]
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Presidential candidates seek support of Indonesia’s unions

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s labour unions have gotten into the fray of the presidential elections – they are pressing for salary hikes in exchange for workers’ support for [...]
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Singapore firms monitor haze situation in Indonesia

Singapore firms monitor haze situation in Indonesia

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore companies, especially commodities firms with plantations in Indonesia, are keeping a close watch on the haze situation in Indonesia. First Resources and Golden [...]
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Prabowo Espouses Graft-Free Democracy

04-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto has clarified remarks made over the weekend in which he appeared to question the merits of democracy, including direct elections, [...]
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Miner Newmont moves against Indonesia in ore export row

03-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US mining giant Newmont said Tuesday it has filed for international arbitration against Jakarta over a controversial mineral ore export ban that has forced it to halt [...]
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CVC hires banks to sell shares of Indonesia internet firm

03-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd has hired Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs to handle a share sale in Indonesian internet service provider PT Link [...]
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UPDATE 1-Newmont seeks international arbitration over Indonesia mining export curbs

03-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Newmont Mining Corp said on Tuesday it had filed for international arbitration against the Indonesian government over a near six month-old mining dispute that has halted the [...]
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