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Decapitated Sumatran elephant found dead in Indonesia

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Sumatran elephant was found decapitated with its tusks ripped off in an apparent poaching of the critically endangered subspecies, an Indonesian conservation official said. [...]
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Indonesia begins restructuring of 430,000 civil servant jobs

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The government has begun an assessment of middle and lower job positions at state institutions in the first nationwide move to streamline the bureaucracy in the country that [...]
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WB points to learning poverty afflicting one-third Indonesian children

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 6:02 AM

Over one-third of the children in Indonesia experience learning poverty, or are incapable of reading and comprehending simple text by the age of 10, according to the World [...]
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Govt to help fishermen by granting seized fishing vessels

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 6:02 AM

Marine Affairs and Fisheries minister Edhy Prabowo echoed the government’s intent to grant seized fishing vessels, for which final court rulings were already passed, to [...]
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Luxury lizards: Governor proposes $1,000 annual membership to enter Komodo National Park

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

East Nusa Tenggara governor Viktor Bungtilu Laiskodat has proposed an annual membership fee to access Komodo National Park on Komodo Island as the administration seeks to [...]
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Indonesia sees no bailout for troubled life insurer, eyes fraud

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia does not intend to bail out a state-owned life insurer that needs an injection of more than $2 billion, the finance ministry said on Wednesday, after reports that [...]
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Indonesia rejects US statement on illegal Israeli settlement

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 6:02 AM

Indonesia has emphasized its position on the Palestine-Israel conflict by rejecting the United States (US) statement on Monday, November 18, which backs Israel to establish [...]
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Indonesia arrests 43 people following suicide attack

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Bostonglobe | 6:02 AM

Indonesian police said Monday that they have arrested 43 suspected militants believed to have links to last week’s suicide attack at a busy police station in the [...]
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Indonesia to build frontier military base near South China Sea

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Indonesia is planning to fortify its borders by setting up three new Indonesian Military (TNI) bases around its northern and eastern fronts, including one in Riau Islands [...]
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Indonesia’s competition watchdog looks into nickel sector after cartel complaint

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

Indonesia’s anti-monopoly agency has begun a preliminary study of the country’s nickel smelting sector, an agency official said on Monday, after a miners’ [...]
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Indonesia, Burma keen to keep bilateral trade growing

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | MMTimes | 6:02 AM

More than 30 Myanmar business people attended the Indonesia-Myanmar Business Gathering at a hotel in Yangon last week. The gathering organised by the Indonesian Embassy in [...]
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Beautiful bay, not a colonial palace: Jokowi asks for iconic new capital

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo wants the new Indonesian capital city to become the most iconic in the world by making use of Balikpapan Bay in East Kalimantan to [...]
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Jokowi’s curious plan for Indonesia’s capital

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Lowyinstitute | 6:02 AM

After winning a second and final term, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced, “I have no burden now. I’m not thinking about next elections… so I will [...]
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Medco E&P to begin production at Temelat gas block in South Sumatra next month

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The government expects the Temelat gas field in South Sumatra to begin production in early December, one month behind schedule. The Upstream Oil and Gas Regulatory Task Force [...]
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Indonesia’s fading democracy dream

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AeastAsiaForum | 6:02 AM

When Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo triggered mass protests in September over his support for regressive amendments to the Criminal Code and the [...]
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