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Indonesia anger as West Papua independence raised at Pacific forum

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Breakaway leader Benny Wenda will use meeting in Tuvalu to push for UN vote on Jakarta’s control of province Human rights violations and political independence in West [...]
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Better times ahead in Malaysia-Indonesia ties after Jokowi’s KL visit, say pundits

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

Geopolitical observers see warmer ties between Malaysia and Indonesia leading to regional stability, after a decade of frosty relations over the treatment of migrant workers [...]
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Indonesia minister proposes dairy tariffs to fight EU biodiesel duties

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

Indonesia’s trade minister on Friday said he has asked dairy product importers to find new sources of supply other than from countries in the European Union, as [...]
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Indonesia ready for greater cooperation with Singapore across industries: President Joko Widodo

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo said he wants to deepen ties and increase cooperation across sectors with Singaporehis country’s biggest investorin an exclusive [...]
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Indonesia to publish final report on Lion Air crash next month

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

Indonesia’s transport safety agency (KNKT) will publish a final report in September into last year’s crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max after obtaining feedback [...]
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Trash for tickets on Indonesia’s ‘plastic bus’

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

Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabayawhere passengers can swap trash for [...]
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Indonesia president makes moratorium on forest clearance permanent

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a permanent moratorium on new forest clearance for activities such as palm plantations or logging, the environment minister said [...]
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Indonesia president Jokowi visits Malaysia after winning reelection

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

Indonesian President Joko Widodo will hold a two-day official visit to Kuala Lumpur starting today which is expected to further strengthen the already close bilateral [...]
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Indonesia will overcome its protectionist urges, says foreign investment chief

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | SMH | 6:02 AM

The Indonesian president will pursue bold economic reforms to open the country to much needed foreign direct investment, and pursue economic reform as a key priority in his [...]
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Indonesia’s retail sales grow 5.9 pct in June YoY

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Retail sales in Indonesia accelerated 5.9 percent in June year-over-year as demand of consumer foods and clothes was back to normal after the Islamic festivity in the [...]
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Indonesia’s balance of payments falls to deficit in Q2 amid slowing growth

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

Indonesia posted a balance of payments deficit in the second quarter of this year amid heightened demand for foreign exchange as a result of dividend repatriations and [...]
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There’s Another Trade War Brewing as Indonesia Threatens the EU

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

While the world focuses on the ongoing trade war between China and the US, another spat has been brewing between commodity giant Indonesia and the European Union. Indonesia, [...]
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The bloody 1965-66 slaughter behind Indonesia’s mass killings secrecy

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AsiaPacificreport | 6:02 AM

Many years ago during Suharto’s dictatorship, when the mass killings of 1965-66 were a taboo subject, I interviewed Pramoedya Ananta Toer, one of Indonesia’s [...]
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Indonesia’s capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution

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

Indonesia’s capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta’s choking air pollution, but experts warned the measures were [...]
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Ex-Garuda Indonesia boss arrested in major graft probe

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

The former CEO of Indonesian carrier Garuda has been arrested on money-laundering charges linked to a major corruption scandal that saw British engine-maker Rolls-Royce pay [...]
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