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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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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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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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Bank Indonesia to keep rates on holdReuters poll; USD/IDR hits 4-month tops

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

According to the latest Reuters poll of 20 analysts, the Indonesian central bank, Bank Indonesia’s (BI), is seen steering the key interest rate on a steady course for [...]
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Indonesia elections: Prabowo alleges fraud, says he will reject official vote tally

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

Presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto said on Tuesday (May 14) that he will reject the official vote count by the elections commission when it releases the result of the [...]
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Indonesia tightens security ahead of presidential race result

16-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 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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Indonesia remembers victims of bombings

15-May-2019 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian church on Monday remembered the victims of suicide bombings carried out by a Daesh-inspired family, one year on from the attacks that highlighted the extremist [...]
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Policy loopholes turn Indonesia into dumping site: Environmentalists

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

Environmentalists have called on the trade ministry to immediately revise its 2016 regulation on waste imports, saying it contains several loopholes that have turned [...]
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As Jakarta sinks, Indonesia revives plans to relocate capital

14-May-2019 Intellasia | China Daily | 6:00 AM

Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, has another problem in addition to its traffic and pollution: The city of 10 million is sinking. Some researchers predict that large swaths [...]
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Effective family planning is critical for future of Indonesia

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Irish Examiner | 6:00 AM

High fertility rates in the world’s fourth biggest country continue to pose a threat to the health of the nation and its prosperity, writes Jenna Dodson. Indonesia, [...]
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Policy loopholes turn Indonesia into dumping site: Environmentalists

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

Environmentalists have called on the trade ministry to immediately revise its 2016 regulation on waste imports, saying it contains several loopholes that have turned [...]
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