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Indonesia takes aim at palm oil after forest fires

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

Ten Indonesian sailors held hostage by Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants returned home Sunday after being freed in the southern Philippines, less than a week after the gunmen [...]
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10 Indonesian hostages released by Islamist militant group, president says

10 Indonesian hostages released by Islamist militant group, president says

03-May-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Ten Indonesian sailors who had been held hostage by Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines were released Sunday, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo [...]
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Anti-smoking forces give big tobacco a fight in Indonesia

03-May-2016 Intellasia | The New York Times | 6:00 AM

The densely packed houses along Yogyakarta’s Kali Code River went from drab to a riot of reds, blues, yellows and whites. Residents did not know who had paid for the [...]
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Indonesia, Israel should formalise diplomatic ties

03-May-2016 Intellasia | Jpost | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s refusal to establish diplomatic relations with Israel is based on political pragmatism. The link between Indonesia and Israel can be traced back to the 17th [...]
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Gambier trees may yield Indonesia’s first antibiotic

03-May-2016 Intellasia | Scidev | 6:00 AM

A tree that abounds in West Sumatra, which is the source of a traditional herb to heal burns and diarrhoea, may provide the first antibiotic to come from Indonesia. A team of [...]
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TNI Commander: Indonesia Needs More Submarines

03-May-2016 Intellasia | Antara | 6:00 AM

Commander of the Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) general Gatot Nurmantyo said that Indonesia needs more submarines as defense means because the country currently only has two [...]
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Australia and Indonesia consider economic zones to speed up trade deal

03-May-2016 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

Special economic zones may be used to breath new life into the long running talks on a free trade agreement between Australia and Indonesia with negotiators meeting this week [...]
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New climate chapter for Indonesia – Andhyta Firselly Utami, Arief Wijaya and Almo Pradana

03-May-2016 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

On April 22, the historic Paris Agreement was signed in New York, cueing the world’s sixth-largest emitter to start walking the talk. Ahead of this signing, Environment [...]
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Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek needs more funds in market fight-CEO

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

Indonesian online ride-hailing service Go-Jek is in talks with potential investors to raise fresh funds to expand the business, as the heavy subsidies it gives to drivers to [...]
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Why Indonesia keeps blowing up boats on TV

02-May-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, responsible for guarding some of the world’s most precious fishing waters, has a message to seafaring poachers. Sail into our waters illegally if you dare. [...]
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Indonesia, China plan to sign extradition pact

02-May-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia and China plan to sign an extradition treaty in a bid to arrest fugitives, particularly those convicted of corruption and suspected of hiding in China, Hong Kong [...]
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Bali Nine duo families one year on

02-May-2016 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

IT’S been one year today since Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were executed by firing squad just after midnight on the island of Nusakambangan — 10 years after [...]
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Indonesia investigates Islamic State recruitment in Taiwan

02-May-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian official said a probe was underway to address reports of a “significant increase” in Indonesian migrant workers in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau who [...]
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Indonesia to support Nigeria’s agricultural development

02-May-2016 Intellasia | Daily Trust | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Harry Purwanto, on Friday said his government would support agricultural development efforts in Nigerian. Harry told the News [...]
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Bali 9 executions: Some of Myuran Sukumaran’s last words revealed, 1 year later

02-May-2016 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

On the one-year anniversary of the of execution of Bali Nine Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, some chilling last words have been revealed. Before the firing [...]
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