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Nine more militants nabbed in Indonesia

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Arrests linked to plot to stage bombings when official election results are released Indonesian police have arrested nine more militants in connection with a plot to strike [...]
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Indonesia arrests dozens of terror suspects ahead of poll results

Indonesia arrests dozens of terror suspects ahead of poll results

20-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police said Friday that they have arrested dozens of Islamic-State linked terror suspects, including some who planned to detonate bombs at political demonstrations [...]
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Malaysia to appeal boss’ acquittal over Indonesian maid’s death

18-May-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Domestic worker Adelina Sau’s case highlights the injustices suffered by migrant workers, activists say. Malaysia’s attorney general office has assured [...]
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Indonesia’s transgender Muslims find safe haven for prayer during Ramadan

18-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A small Islamic school in Indonesia is providing a safe haven for the marginalised transgender community to pray during the holy month of Ramadan, its founder said on [...]
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Indonesia faces political stand-off as vote count nears finish

18-May-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Prabowo firm on rejecting election results as current tally has him losing to Jokowi again Presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto’s vehement insistence on rejecting the [...]
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Indonesia tells airlines to trim fares without compromising safety

18-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s transport ministry has trimmed the maximum fares airlines can charge for domestic routes, effective later this week, as millions of Muslims prepare for [...]
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10 nabbed as Indonesia tightens security ahead of presidential race result

10 nabbed as Indonesia tightens security ahead of presidential race result

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s counter-terrorism squad has rounded up at least 10 people suspected of planning attacks during next week’s announcement of the results of [...]
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Singaporean Embassy asks Indonesian news outlets to correct monkeypox coverage

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

News about a case of the rare monkeypox virus being confirmed in Singapore last week naturally set off concerns about contagion in the city-state as well as surrounding [...]
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‘Indonesia accords priority to pharma industry’

17-May-2019 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

Focus is on having more interactions with Indian business community, says Consul general Information technology (IT), pharmaceuticals, healthcare and education are sectors [...]
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Tunnel breakthrough on Indonesia’s Chinese-built high speed railway

17-May-2019 Intellasia | GCR | 6:00 AM

Contractors building the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway (HSR) celebrated the breakthrough of a tunnel in West Bandung regency yesterday. It means the 608-metre Walini [...]
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Jakarta on terror alert ahead of election results

Jakarta on terror alert ahead of election results

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Security agencies say local militants plan to bomb protests after official count is released Indonesia is deploying more than 32,000 troops to secure the capital Jakarta, [...]
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Cutting red-tape essential for Indonesia to attract more foreign investment

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Gapura Bali | 6:00 AM

Latest reports indicate that direct foreign investment in Indonesia has been declining recently and President Jokowi wants the trend to change. Foreign investors looking to [...]
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Indonesia’s democracy at risk from disinformation

17-May-2019 Intellasia | ASPI | 6:00 AM

In the long lead-up to the world’s largest ever single-day elections, disinformation ran rampant in Indonesia. It became so widespread that the government started [...]
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Indonesia on alert for monkeypox, tightens inspection on visitors from Singapore, Nigeria

16-May-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The government, particularly the health ministry, has intensified efforts to prevent the spread of monkeypox after Singapore reported its first case of the rare virus [...]
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Indonesia marks first tunnel breakthrough in high-speed railway project

16-May-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

Indonesia on Tuesday marked a milestone in its Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway (HSR) project with the breakthrough of a tunnel at the project’s landmark site in West [...]
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