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New Zealand woman appears in Bali court over joint

28-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A New Zealand woman appeared in court on the Indonesian island of Bali Monday after she was caught with a half-smoked hash joint, a crime punishable by up to 12 years in [...]
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Indonesia religion minister quits over pilgrimage graft

28-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s religious affairs minister resigned Monday after being accused of misusing funds that were supposed to help Muslims go on pilgrimage to the holy city of [...]
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Nationalist drum-beating a threat to Indonesia’s prospects

28-May-2014 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:00 AM

Indonesian politicians are playing with the fire of economic nationalism. If actual policies mimic their pre-election rhetoric, the country’s long-term growth potential [...]
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Anti-Shia Sentiment Simmers Ahead of Indonesia’s Election

Anti-Shia Sentiment Simmers Ahead of Indonesia’s Election

28-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, is overwhelmingly Sunni. The Pew Research centre estimated that in 2010 over 99 percent of the country’s [...]
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Indonesian Religion minister Resigns Amid Graft Probe

28-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s religious affairs minister and head of a party backing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto has resigned from his post after being named a suspect in a [...]
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Indonesia’s ambassador back in Australia

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Sky News | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s ambassador has returned to Australia, the first major sign that tensions could be easing between Canberra and Jakarta since spying revelations broke late [...]
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This will matter most for Indonesia’s next president

28-May-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

As sorely-needed infrastructure investment remains elusive, reducing contentious fuel subsidies is crucial for Indonesia’s next president. Indonesians head to the polls [...]
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Apple opens office in Indonesia

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Make Mac | 6:00 AM

After more than a year of whispers and anticipation, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has opened an office in Indonesia. As reported by MakeMac today, information about the new Apple [...]
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An Indonesian foreign policy

27-May-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The world in which we live now and in the future is a hybrid one. On the one hand there is the world we are all familiar with, which is a geopolitical and geoeconomic world [...]
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Indonesian voters will face choice between old guard and new

Indonesian voters will face choice between old guard and new

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The sudden emergence of an ex-general as a genuine contender has turned Indonesia’s presidential election into a clash between the old guard who flourished under [...]
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Indonesia to Sell More Than $500m in Samurai Bonds in Q4

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia plans to issue more than $500 million in samurai bonds in the fourth quarter, the finance ministry’s state bond director Loto Srinaita Ginting said on Monday. [...]
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Holcim Indonesia seeks $175 mn loan: Report

27-May-2014 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 6:00 AM

PT Holcim Indonesia, Indonesia’s third largest listed cement maker, is seeking $175 million in syndicated loan this year to pay debt and finance working capital, said [...]
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Indonesian Candidates Are Different, Visions More Same Same

27-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The two men running for president in Indonesia’s July election are hardly similar as individuals, but the economic platforms they’ve recently laid out reveal [...]
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How to Get Indonesia’s Leaders to Accept Some Inconvenient Truths

27-May-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

The essence of science is a willingness to question assumed truths by objectively and transparently testing them. As a scientist I would never claim to know the truth – [...]
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Indonesia urges release of 48 detained fishermen

27-May-2014 Intellasia | The Rakyat Post | 6:00 AM

The North Sumatra chapter of the Indonesian Fishermen Assiciation (HNSI) has urged the Malaysian government to release some 40 Indonesian fishermen who are under detention in [...]
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