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Jailed for abortion: the 15-year-old girl failed by Indonesia

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:27 AM

A baby found buried in Jambi led to a six-month sentence for the teen who was raped by her brother Fika* gave birth alone in her room at night. The baby came out alive. [...]
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Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:27 AM

The main global group for certifying sustainable wood has suspended plans to give its influential endorsement to Indonesian paper giant Sinarmas after revelations it cut down [...]
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WTO appeals body upholds ruling against Indonesia steel import duties

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) appeals body upheld a panel ruling on Wednesday that duties imposed by Indonesia on certain flat-rolled iron or steel imports violate WTO [...]
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Indonesia’s Pertamina gets extra 225,000 bpd crude locally as govt cuts imports

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

Indonesia’s PT Pertamina will get an extra 225,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil under a government plan requiring all contractors in the country to sell their [...]
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Indonesia considers reducing imports of 500 consumer goods

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:27 AM

Finance minister Sri Mulyani said on Tuesday the finance ministry, together with the Industry Ministry and trade ministry, would team up to identify more than 500 imported [...]
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Indonesia bans imports of fresh poultry, products from Malaysia

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Theedge Markets | 6:27 AM

Indonesia’s Agriculture Ministry will ban imports of fresh poultry and unprocessed products shipped after August 9, ministry says in statement. * Ban on imports due to [...]
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Indonesia c.bank raises key rate 25 basis points to defend rupiah

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

Indonesia’s central bank on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate for the fourth time since mid-May to defend the rupiah, which has again come under pressure, [...]
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Indonesia’s Deforestation Dropped 60pct in 2017

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Eco Watch | 6:36 AM

In the midst of the second-worst year for tropical tree cover loss in 2017, Indonesia saw an encouraging sign: a 60 percent drop in tree cover loss in primary forests [...]
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Indonesia slaps tariffs on consumer goods to curb imports as rupiah slides

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:36 AM

Indonesia’s finance minister said on Tuesday (August 14) the government was prepared to take “strict corrective” measures to control swelling imports in [...]
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Indonesia sets August HBA thermal coal price at 6-year high of $107.83/mt

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | SP Global | 7:13 AM

Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources set its August thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga Batubara Acuan or HBA, at a six-year high of [...]
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HERE’S WHY INDONESIA IS PRONE TO EARTHQUAKES

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | EWN | 7:13 AM

Thousands of buildings are damaged and rescue efforts are being hampered by power outages, a lack of phone reception in some areas and limited evacuation options. Several [...]
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Indonesia often quakes, but tourists to its beaches and jungles hold key to economic growth

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Star Tribune | 7:13 AM

On August 6, the Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken for the second time in 10 days. A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck the tourist haven, razing buildings, shattering [...]
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Lights out for Indonesia’s LRT just days before Asian Games

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 7:13 AM

Indonesia is investigating a series of malfunctions that have plagued its first light rapid transit (LRT) system just days ahead of the opening ceremony of the Asian Games, [...]
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Indonesia central bank says ‘intervening’ in FX market to defend rupiah

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:13 AM

Indonesia’s central bank is intervening to defend the rupiah, a senior official said on Monday, after the currency fell 0.9 percent to 14,605, its weakest level since [...]
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Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses will exceed several [...]
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