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Burning issue: Indonesia fires put palm oil under scrutiny

Burning issue: Indonesia fires put palm oil under scrutiny

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A brutal Indonesian forest fire season that left Southeast Asia choking in smog has renewed scrutiny of major palm oil and paper companies, with activists accusing them of [...]
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Fresh demonstrations as Indonesian students die in legal-reform protests

Fresh demonstrations as Indonesian students die in legal-reform protests

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Fresh protests broke out across Indonesia on Friday as the president ordered a probe into two student deaths during a wave of demonstrations against divisive legal reforms, [...]
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Indonesia quake death toll lowered to 19: disaster agency

Indonesia quake death toll lowered to 19: disaster agency

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Indonesia’s remote Maluku islands was revised downwards to 19 on Friday, the disaster agency said, lowering its [...]
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Commentary: So much for eradicating corruption in Indonesia

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The Indonesian Parliament’s passing of a sweeping law that many say will hamstring the Corruption Eradication Agency should be reconsidered, say ISEAS-Yusof Ishak [...]
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Thousands scramble to flee unrest in Indonesia’s Papua

Thousands scramble to flee unrest in Indonesia’s Papua

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands of scared residents in Indonesia’s Papua scrambled to board military planes Friday, fleeing urban unrest after one of the region’s deadliest eruptions [...]
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Indonesia’s criminal code: what is it, why does it matter, and will it be passed?

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

1. What is the draft criminal code? Indonesia’s draft criminal code is a comprehensive set of proposed changes to the country’s existing penal code, which dates [...]
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Where did the reformist just re-elected as Indonesia’s president go?

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Economist | 6:02 AM

Not since 1998, when huge crowds demanding reformasi brought down Suharto, Indonesia’s late dictator, have university students taken to the streets in such numbers. In [...]
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Indonesia reports more deaths from Ambon earthquake

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

The death toll from a strong inland earthquake in eastern Indonesia has climbed to 23 people, disaster officials said Friday. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said [...]
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Indonesia marks one year since deadly quake-tsunami disaster

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Indonesia on Saturday marks one year since a devastating quake-tsunami disaster that pounded the city of Palu, killing more than 4,000 people. Mass prayers are expected later [...]
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After protests, Indonesia president considers dropping anti-graft law

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday (Sep 26) he is considering revoking a new law governing the country’s anti-corruption agency, which has alarmed [...]
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New Indonesia Credit Card Designed To Help Unbanked

30-Sep-2019 Intellasia | PYMNST | 6:02 AM

The travel and lifestyle platform has received investments from the likes of JD.com, Sequoia Capital and Hillhouse Capital, according to Deal Street Asia. Speaking at a [...]
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Indonesia authorities say death toll from quake climbs to 23

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The death toll from a strong inland earthquake in eastern Indonesia has climbed to 23 people, disaster officials said Friday. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said [...]
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Second Indonesian student dies in legal-reform protests: sources

Second Indonesian student dies in legal-reform protests: sources

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A second Indonesian student protester has died in demonstrations against a raft of divisive legal reforms, including banning pre-marital sex and weakening the anti-graft [...]
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More than a dozen dead after quake rocks Indonesia’s Mulaku

More than a dozen dead after quake rocks Indonesia’s Mulaku

27-Sep-2019 Intellasia | News Agencies | 8:02 AM

Official says at least 20 dead and 100 injured after magnitude-6.5 earthquake hits the eastern Maluku Islands. A strong earthquake has destroyed buildings and triggered [...]
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Indonesian ride-hailer Gojek takes on Netflix with video-streaming platform

27-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesian ride-hailing and payments firm Gojek launched a video streaming service featuring original movies and TV shows on Thursday, as the firm makes a big push into [...]
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