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Indonesia’s wealthy can’t hide in Singapore

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Singapore: Never mind that Singapore is experiencing one of the worst property slumps in its history, demand for luxury housing is suddenly coming from an unexpected group: [...]
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Indonesian clerics issue fatwa against forest fires

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s top Islamic clerical body said Wednesday it has issued a fatwa against intentionally starting forest fires in a bid to stop the blazes that cloak Southeast [...]
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Malaysia Plans Indonesia Shariah Stock Trading Link by 2017

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s stock exchange operator is discussing a tie-up with Indonesia’s bourse and plans further alliances to mobilise funds targeting the world’s almost [...]
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Indonesia ferry blast kills two, injures 13

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

An explosion on a ferry carrying 35 tourists between the Indonesian resort islands of Bali and Lombok on Thursday (Sep 15) killed two people, an Indonesian and a Dutch [...]
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Indonesia takes aim at sukuk shortage with 10-year plan

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

Indonesia is taking aim at one of the biggest weaknesses of the global Islamic finance industry – the lack of an ample, reliable supply of sharia-compliant bonds [...]
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Indonesia set to import 700,000 live cattle and extra Indian buffalo meat next year

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government has indicated it will issue permits allowing 700,000 head of cattle to be imported from Australia next year. The Jakarta Globe is reporting that [...]
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Duterte on Veloso: We will respect judgment of Indonesia court

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

“The law is the law.” President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he would respect Indonesia’s decision on the case of convicted Filipino drug courier Mary [...]
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Indonesia president opens Priok port expansion in Jakarta

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

Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated an expansion of the country’s main seaport in Jakarta on Tuesday, a facility upgrade that will cut the time container ships [...]
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Indonesia’s Constitutional Court considers criminalising adultery and gay sex

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Casual sex and gay sex in Indonesia could become illegal. Conservative groups have asked the nation’s constitutional court to crack down on so-called immoral behaviour [...]
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Plane skids down runway, tears off landing gear

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

It was a bit of a rough landing. An Indonesian cargo plane slammed into the runway and skidded for just under a mile (1 kilometer,) tearing off its landing gear, while [...]
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Why Indonesia slaughtered more than 600000 animals in one day

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

More than 600,000 animals have been slaughtered in Indonesia to celebrate the important Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. Hundreds of thousands of goats, cows, sheep and [...]
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Indonesia to start joint maritime patrols this year

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia plans to start implementing coordinated patrols with the Philippines and Malaysia this year as part of efforts to step up maritime defense in regional waters amid [...]
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11 Taiwan fraud suspects to be deported: Indonesia

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Eleven Taiwanese nationals arrested on suspicion of fraud in Jakarta were to be repatriated to Taiwan on Tuesday instead of being sent to China, in a joint operation between [...]
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Indonesia’s energy expansion: Delayed and uncertain

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Lowyinterpreter | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s ambitious 35,000 MW (megawatt) electricity expansion is falling behind schedule. How the project will be expedited in the context of organisational changes [...]
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Indonesia to resume work on ‘Giant Sea Wall’ to save sinking Jakarta

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

Indonesia will resume land reclamation that will help prevent Jakarta from sinking below sea level, a cabinet minister said, five months after work was suspended due to [...]
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