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Indonesia revises GDP forecast to deeper contraction for 2020

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia revised down its 2020 gross domestic product (GDP) outlook on Tuesday, expecting a steeper contraction due to the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic even as it [...] » More

Two killed, hundreds displaced in Sukabumi flash flood, more rain to come

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

A flash flood on Monday has left at least two people dead, 20 others injured and hundreds more displaced in Sukabumi, West Java. The flooding occurred around 5 p.m. local [...] » More

South China Sea Watch: Taiwan alarm and Indonesia standoff

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbours in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. [...] » More

Extreme weather to occur during seasonal transition period, BMKG warns

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Extreme weather is likely to occur during the transitional period from dry to rainy season in Indonesia, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) warned. [...] » More

Samsung’s Indonesia smartphone market share still dropping in Q2 2020

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | SamMobile | 6:02 AM

Samsung’s share of the Indonesian smartphone market continued to plummet throughout the second quarter of the year, newly emerged industry data suggests. While the [...] » More

Indonesia sees economy contracting for first time since 1998

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s economy is set to contract for the first time since the Asian financial crisis more than two decades ago as the country struggles to get virus cases under [...] » More

Investors may shun Indonesian debt over central bank worries

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Foreign investors are unlikely to rush back into Indonesian markets until either it pays more for its debt or gives hard evidence it will not push the central bank into [...] » More

Korea, Indonesia set renegotiations for joint fighter jet development project

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Korea and Indonesia are working on a new agreement for their joint fighter jet project, which has hit a snag following Indonesia’s delay in paying hundreds of millions [...] » More

Bali coronavirus: Indonesia sees biggest COVID spike in months

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Authorities on the popular Indonesian island of Bali have been forced to crack down on stricter screening measures after reopening to domestic tourism in late July. The [...] » More

Indonesia president urged to delay regional polls over contagion threat

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesian religious groups and experts, including a former vice president, are urging authorities to delay regional elections set for December, as coronavirus infections [...] » More

Indonesia to hold virtual trade expo in November 2020

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

The Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) will be held virtually from November 10 to November 16 to push national exports amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Trade minister Agus Suparmanto said [...] » More

Sandiaga Uno joins campaign team for Jokowi’s son-in-law in Medan mayoral race

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Entrepreneur and former Jakarta deputy governor Sandiaga Uno has joined the campaign team for President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s son-in-law Bobby Afif [...] » More

Govt, election organisers agree to restrict mass gatherings during regional elections

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The Home Ministry and election organisers have agreed to revise a general Elections Commission (KPU) regulation (PKPU) to ensure COVID-19 health protocols are followed during [...] » More

Two endangered Javan rhino calves spotted in Indonesian park

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Two extremely rare Javan rhinoceros calves have been spotted in an Indonesian national park, boosting hopes for the future of one of the world’s most endangered [...] » More

Indonesian gravediggers under strain as COVID-19 burials surge in Jakarta

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Gravedigger Junaedi Bin Hakim toils until nearly midnight almost every day in a Jakarta cemetery, preparing plots for fellow Indonesians amid a renewed spike in coronavirus [...] » More