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‘Orgasm Lady’ fights for women’s sexual liberation in Indonesia

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesian Firliana Purwanti believes that sex empowers a woman and talking openly about it puts her on equal footing with men – a conviction that not only makes her an [...]
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Foreign Miners Pull Up Stakes in Indonesia

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Newmont Mining’s exit after more than 30 years illustrates the companies’ growing difficulties there When Newmont Mining Corp. began exploring for gold in [...]
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More haze from Indonesia fires could head to Singapore, Malaysia: Agency

More haze from Indonesia fires could head to Singapore, Malaysia: Agency

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

There was some respite from haze on Tuesday (August 30) as heavy rain in Riau on Indonesia’s Sumatra island helped firefighters battling to extinguish forest fires in [...]
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Indonesia declares emergency due to forest fires

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Indonesian minister of Forestry and Environment Siti Nurbaya has announced the country has been placed under emergency state due to forecasts on blazes and impacts of smoke [...]
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Zahid: Indonesia proposes joint exploration with Petronas

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has invited Petronas to embark on a joint oil and gas exploration with state-owned oil company Pertamina in two areas off the republic’s waters. The earmarked [...]
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Indonesia offers 10 blocks for exploration to Petronas

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Tenaga Nasional Bhd also allowed to negotiate directly with coal suppliers in Indonesia to ensure a continuous supply of high-quality coal. Petronas has been offered to [...]
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Man Who Tried to Bomb Church in Indonesia Inspired by ISIS Leader

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Christian Post | 6:00 AM

An 18-year-old man, who tried to explode a bomb at a large Catholic church in Indonesia’s Medan city and attacked the 60-year-old priest with an axe when the bomb [...]
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Indonesia’s Widodo masters the politics, but reform agenda fades

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As he heads towards the end of his second year as Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo has never looked stronger: a crowd of political parties backs him, he is riding [...]
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Indonesians keep pride in Obama link even as high hopes dim

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As Barack Obama’s presidency nears its end, Indonesians still speak with pride of the childhood years he spent in their country, though much of the enthusiasm has faded [...]
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Indonesia teams up with Japan experts to prevent peatland wildfires

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has teamed up with Japanese experts to help prevent wildfires in flammable peatland. A series of wildfires in the Southeast Asian nation have increased carbon [...]
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Indonesia, Philippines to tackle ‘organised crime’ in haj: minister

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government has vowed to reveal what it calls a criminal syndicate behind the recent use of illegally obtained Philippine passports by Indonesian pilgrims. [...]
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Indonesian church attacker ‘obsessed with IS leader’

Indonesian church attacker ‘obsessed with IS leader’

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian teenager who stabbed a priest in a church and tried to set off a homemade bomb was obsessed with the Islamic State (IS) group leader, a minister said Monday. [...]
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Private Equity Group CVC Capital to Acquire 15pct of Siloam Hospitals for Rp 2.2t

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

Global private equity group CVC Capital Partners will acquire a 15 percent interest in Siloam International Hospitals, a hospital operator unit of Indonesian conglomerate, [...]
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Indonesia looks to close income inequality gap

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CCTV | 6:00 AM

Most countries would be thrilled to see their economies growing close to five percent. But that qualifies as an underachievement for Indonesia. A slump in the price of [...]
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Less haze this year, Indonesia promises

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Disaster Agency said it is confident the country’s forest fires and haze of toxic smoke they send over Southeast Asia are unlikely to reach levels [...]
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