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Norway starts payments to Indonesia for cutting forest emissions

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Almost a decade after Norway signed a $1 billion deal with Indonesia to help protect its tropical forests, the first payment for reduced emissions will be made after [...]
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Papuan groups declare boycott of Indonesia’s elections

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Radionz | 6:00 AM

Two Papuan groups have declared that West Papuans won’t vote in Indonesia’s upcoming elections. The Indonesian People’s Front for West Papua, or FRI West [...]
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Tough policing is restoring Indonesia’s fisheries

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ECO | 6:00 AM

Scuttling illegal vessels is reducing illegal activity but better cooperation with China, which owns the world’s largest fleet of distant water fishing vessels, is [...]
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ConocoPhillips eyes Indonesia future with new Repsol discovery

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Chron | 6:00 AM

Spain’s Repsol made a new gas discovery in Indonesia just a few miles from ConocoPhillips’ operations, likely sparking new interest in the Houston oil and gas [...]
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Unicorns become an unexpected symbol of Indonesia’s second presidential debate

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ACB | 6:00 AM

After a lacklustre start to Indonesia’s presidential debates last month, the second round began on a more heated note. President Joko Widodo and Opposition Leader [...]
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Bali looks to turn the tide on Indonesia’s plastic waste

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | News24 | 6:00 AM

It’s not even 07:00 and hundreds of men and women are walking up and down Bali’s western coast, grabbing all the rubbish they can find. Large excavators and [...]
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Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency through palm

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s two presidential candidates pledged on Sunday (February 17) to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy, particularly fuelled by [...]
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Noise, smoke near Indonesia electoral debate was fireworks, police say

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police said on Sunday a suspected explosion outside the venue of a live presidential debate in the capital Jakarta was caused by fireworks. Police officials said a [...]
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Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency via palm

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s two presidential candidates pledged to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy, particularly fuelled by palm oil, to cut costly oil [...]
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Unicorns are real: Tech baffles Indonesian candidate

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s presidential candidates debated some of the most pressing issues facing the world’s third-largest democracy: dilapidated infrastructure, struggling [...]
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Indonesia’s Garuda cuts air ticket prices under govt pressure

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s national flag carrier Garuda has slashed ticket prices by 20 percent, the company said on Thursday, following a public outcry over high fares and a call by [...]
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Indonesian firms owe $1.3 billion in forest damage fines: Greenpeace

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian firms owe at least $1.3 billion in unpaid fines for environmental damage caused by widespread forest clearing and deadly fires linked to tens of thousands of [...]
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Malaysia, Indonesia in talks to release fishing boat

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Wisma Putra is discussing with its Indonesian counterparts for the release of a fishing boat detained by the republic’s authorities yesterday, said deputy Home minister [...]
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Few eco commitments and suspect funding for Indonesia presidential hopefuls

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo and his rival in this year’s election, Prabowo Subianto, are expected to address the issues of environmental protection and [...]
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Australia targets March signing of stalled Indonesia trade deal

Australia targets March signing of stalled Indonesia trade deal

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia said Friday a long-awaited trade deal with Indonesia will be signed in March, following months of diplomatic tension over Canberra’s contentious plan to move [...]
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