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Indonesian police regain control after demonstrators torch local parliament

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s police chief said on Monday that authorities in the easternmost Papua region were regaining control after protesters set fire to tyres and torched a local [...]
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Despite bleak outlook, foreign investors flock to Indonesian stock market

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheJakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The inflow of foreign funds into the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) remained high in the past few weeks despite the country’s bleak economic outlook as seen in the [...]
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Indonesia arrests dozens of West Papuans over claim flag was thrown in sewer

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Indonesian authorities raided a university dormitory in Surabaya on Saturday and arrested dozens of West Papuan students after a standoff over allegations the Indonesian flag [...]
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Sarawak searches for Indonesian worker who jumped into croc-infested river

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A search and rescue operation has kicked off in Lundu for Indonesian plantation worker Ridwan Jayadi who disappeared late yesterday in the crocodile-infested waters of Sungai [...]
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Seven killed in Indonesia ferry accident

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia’s Sulawesi island early [...]
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Indonesian police shoot suspected militant after officer slashed

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A suspected Islamic militant has launched an attack on an Indonesian police station in the country’s second-biggest city, slashing one officer with a sickle, before [...]
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Indonesian village wants Canada’s trash

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CBC | 6:02 AM

Villagers say there’s more money in foreign trash than in farming Indonesia’s crackdown on imported foreign waste including from Canada has upset the village of [...]
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Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday (August 16) formally proposed to parliament a plan to move the country’s capital from Jakarta, on the crowded island of Java, [...]
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Aussie corruption-buster humbled by Indonesians

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Age | 6:02 AM

Once David Ipp had finished conducting the Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiry that sent Eddie Obeid and Co. on their way to jail, the top NSW graft-buster went [...]
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Indonesia’s Jokowi formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

Indonesia’s Jokowi formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 7:14 AM

President proposes in state of the union speech to parliament on the eve of country’s 74th independence anniversary. Indonesian President Joko Widodo has formally [...]
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Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing [...]
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Sinking city: Indonesia’s capital on brink of disaster

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFPl | 6:02 AM

Time is running out for Jakarta. One of the fastest-sinking cities on earth, environmental experts warn that one third of it could be submerged by 2050 if current rates [...]
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Indonesian president seeks people’s support for new capital

Indonesian president seeks people’s support for new capital

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ACB | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s president on Friday appealed for support to move the country’s capital from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta, in an annual national address [...]
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Mastercard, Indonesia’s Artajasa to collaborate on payment gateway

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Mastercard Inc (MA.N) said on Thursday it signed an agreement with Indonesian payment switching firm Artajasa Pembayaran Elektronis to make a foray into the Southeast Asian [...]
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Refugees in West Java, Indonesia have no access to education so they established their own school

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | GlobalVoices | 6:02 AM

In West Java, a group of volunteer refugees established the Refugee Learning centre (RLC) to provide education and empower fellow refugees. According to UNHCR, there are [...]
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