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Xi’s Star Turn in Indonesia Rings a Bell

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

On his way to a historic meeting of Asian and African leaders in Indonesia, President Xi Jinping stopped off in Pakistan. His mission: to launch a $46 billion investment [...]
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Interview: Bandung spirit still has strong vitality: Indonesian expert

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The solidarity, friendship and cooperation, or the Bandung Spirit, developed at the Asian-African Conference, also known as the Bandung Conference 60 years ago, remains [...]
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Indonesia executes drug convicts, sparks anger from Australia, Brazil

Indonesia executes drug convicts, sparks anger from Australia, Brazil

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian firing squad executed eight convicted drug-traffickers from several countries on Wednesday, prompting Australia to recall its envoy to Jakarta and bringing an [...]
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Profiles of foreigners due to be executed in Indonesia

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Eight foreign drug convicts are set to be executed in Indonesia after losing all appeals for clemency. Here are brief profiles of the inmates, who include two from Australia, [...]
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Nine face midnight firing squad in Indonesia, hopes for reprieve gone

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Nine drug traffickers held emotional farewell meetings with their families at an Indonesian prison on Tuesday, after Jakarta rejected last-ditch pleas from around the world [...]
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How Indonesia executes death row inmates

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is expected to soon execute by firing squad a group of nine convicts, most of them foreigners, for drug offences on the prison island of Nusakambangan in Central [...]
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Australia can’t do more for death row prisoners in Indonesia

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s foreign minister on Tuesday defended prime minister Tony Abbott against online criticism that he had not done enough to save the lives of two Australians on [...]
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Australia recalls ambassador to Indonesia after executions

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday he was recalling nation’s ambassador to Indonesia in protest against the execution of two Australian drug [...]
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Indonesia gears up for executions despite mounting criticism

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia geared up to execute eight foreign drug convicts by firing squad after midnight Tuesday, despite a firestorm of international criticism and heartrending last-ditch [...]
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Indonesia says will not delay execution of Filipina convict

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The execution of a Filipina drug convict by an Indonesian firing squad will not be delayed despite last-minute appeals by the Philippine government, the attorney general said [...]
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HK police pepper spray pro-democracy protesters

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Eight people have been arrested in Hong Kong after scuffles broke out between police and demonstrators during a pro-democracy protest. Television footage showed clashes in [...]
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For HK regulator, HSBC presents major challenges

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A move by British banking giant HSBC to relocate its headquarters back to Hong Kong would present major challenges to the city’s banking watchdog, regulatory experts [...]
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Huatai Securities Seeks HK Listing

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities Co. plans to seek approval for a Hong Kong initial public offering that could raise as much as $3.5 billion. Should Huatai list its stock, [...]
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Fair Winds Law Means Better Air For HK

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Hong Kongers will breathe a bit more easily after July 1. That’s when container ships and cruise liners at one of the world’s busiest ports will have to switch to [...]
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HK Pro-Democracy Protests: 8 People Arrested, Police Use Pepper Spray To Disperse Crowd

HK Pro-Democracy Protests: 8 People Arrested, Police Use Pepper Spray To Disperse Crowd

29-Apr-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Eight people were arrested in Hong Kong late on Sunday after clashes broke out between protesters and police over the launch of the government’s controversial electoral [...]
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