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Indonesia’s halal tourism bid faces pig pushback

01-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s bid to lure more visitors by spreading halal tourism across the archipelago is facing a backlash, with a Christian celebration of pigsforbidden for [...]
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The stumbling blocks in Jokowi’s plans to take Indonesia forward

01-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

As the Indonesian President starts a new term, the programme Insight looks at his challenges ahead, such as corruption, a global economic slowdown and the rise of religious [...]
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Indonesia religious body staffer falls foul of own laws

01-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

An Indonesian man working for an organisation which helped draft strict religious laws ordering adulterers to be flogged was himself publically whipped Thursday after he was [...]
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Greater Jakarta prepares for rainy season

Greater Jakarta prepares for rainy season

31-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:03 AM

As downpours start hitting Greater Jakarta after a prolonged dry season, regional administrations and officials in the capital and neighbouring cities are scrambling to [...]
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University shuts down student forum on Jokowi administration, claims permit not issued

31-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 8:58 AM

A student discussion scrutinising President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration at Udayana University in Bali has been dispersed by the campus’ [...]
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A year on from Lion Air crash, Indonesians pray, scatter petals for victims

31-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 8:56 AM

One year after a Lion Air plane crash that killed 189, relatives and friends of victims held prayer vigils and cast flower petals into the Java Sea at the site where the [...]
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Building a business and building resilience in Indonesia

31-Oct-2019 Intellasia | ReliefWeb | 6:02 AM

Surianti Makamban is an entrepreneur in a rural mountain village in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. In the past, Surianti and her family relied on produce from small rice and [...]
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Citilink to launch new international route connecting Denpasar, Perth

Citilink to launch new international route connecting Denpasar, Perth

31-Oct-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Low-cost carrier Citilink is set to launch a new route that will connect Denpasar, Bali, and Perth, Australia, on November 8, making it the seventh international route the [...]
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Rights group: 10 unlawfully killed in Indonesia election riots

31-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Police detained some 465 people during two nights of street battles that paralysed central Jakarta. Ten people, including teenagers, were killed in Indonesia’s [...]
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Indonesian court fines palm oil firm $18.5m over forest fires in 2015

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:02 AM

A court in Indonesia has ordered palm oil company PT Arjuna Utama Sawit to pay the equivalent of $18.6 million in fines and damages for fires on its land in Borneo in 2015, [...]
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Indonesia suspends nickel exports as it eyes domestic processing

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Indonesia will suspend nickel ore exports immediately rather than stopping overseas shipments early next year, officials said on Tuesday, as the world’s top producer of [...]
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Indonesian nickel miners to stop ore exports immediately

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s nickel miners agreed on Monday to stop nickel ore exports immediately, the country’s investment agency chief Bahlil Lahadalia said, after Jakarta last [...]
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Ten ‘unlawfully killed’ in Indonesia election riots: rights agency

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Ten people, including several teenagers, were killed in Indonesia’s post-election riots, the human rights commission said Tuesday, as it accused police of beating up [...]
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Will Jokowi’s New Cabinet Bring Change to Indonesia?

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | FairobServer | 6:02 AM

Having won a second term in office, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has a chance to prove that promises are not just rhetoric. On October 20, Joko “Jokowi” [...]
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State miner Bukit Asam profit falls 22pct as coal prices drop

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Publicly-listed state coal miner Bukit Asam booked a net profit of Rp 3.1 trillion (US$220.3 million) in the January-September period of this year, a 21.8 percent decrease [...]
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