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Indonesia election: Indonesians in Singapore give Jokowi 87pct of their votes

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesians staying in Singapore overwhelmingly endorsed President Joko Widodo for a second term in office, giving him more than 87 per cent of their votes in last [...]
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Indonesian President Joko and rival Prabowo urged to meet to ease tensions

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Calls have been mounting for incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo and rival Prabowo Subianto to immediately hold a one-on-one meeting and ease tensions between the two [...]
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Indonesia’s PLN chief named suspect in power project graft case

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:18 AM

The chief executive of Indonesian state electricity utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) has been named a suspect in a graft case related to a power project, the [...]
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Sleepless nights for Indonesia’s election ‘losers’

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:18 AM

Political hopeful Yayat Abdurahman bet that he would be a winner among some 245,000 candidates in Indonesia’s huge election last week, but his dreams of public office [...]
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Bali’s Mount Agung volcano erupts overnight, spewing ash 2km high

Bali’s Mount Agung volcano erupts overnight, spewing ash 2km high

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:38 AM

Aussie travellers are on high alert after Balinese volcano Mount Agung erupted overnight, sending a plume of volcanic ash 2km into the sky. Jetstar passengers experienced [...]
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Why Indonesia rejected the path of strong-man politics

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | SMH | 6:38 AM

In a time of strong-man, right-wing, populist leaders around the world, you might have expected Indonesia to go the same way. But the tough-guy demagogue and former general [...]
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Fast track: Indonesia, Malaysia rail projects may give China more deals

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

In a rural part of Indonesia’s Java island, two orange-clad workers confer in Mandarin over plans to lay tracks on a stretch of a $6 billion high-speed rail project [...]
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Peat protection rule may be a double-edged sword for Indonesia’s forests

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:38 AM

* A government regulation issued in 2016 requires logging companies to restore peat with protected status in their concessions, mostly in Sumatra, and prohibits them from [...]
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Indonesia central bank seen holding key rate now, cutting it later this yearReuters poll

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Indonesia’s central bank will keep interest rates on hold on Thursday, a Reuters poll showed, though some economists say a rate cut to bolster economic growth is [...]
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Indonesia condemns terror attacks in Sri Lanka

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AA | 6:38 AM

Indonesia strongly condemned deadly bombing attacks targeting churches and hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. “On behalf of Indonesian people, I wish to [...]
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Joko Widodo Can’t Save Indonesia from Extremism

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | National Interest | 6:38 AM

Jakarta’s reputation as home to a tolerant Islamic faith continues to erode. Indonesian president Joko Widodo apparently won his electoral rematch with Prabowo Subianto [...]
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Indonesia seeks answers after troubling decision to drop case over maid’s death

23-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

Jakarta’s representative in Penang is demanding answers after a harrowing case involving the death of an Indonesian domestic helper, Adelina Jerima Sau, was dropped by [...]
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Indonesia Condemns Sri Lanka`s Church and Hotel Bombings

23-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:38 AM

The Indonesian government strongly condemned the coordinated bombings striking several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday morning. The government and the people of [...]
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Anger as Malaysian cleared of murdering Indonesian maid

23-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, with activists Monday [...]
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International coffee chains and local brands thrive on Indonesia’s Bali island

23-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:38 AM

Shutter-clicking and lively chatter filled the room along with the aroma of roasted coffee beans. Big crowds gathered around Insta-worthy spots, forming a line as long as the [...]
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