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Moderate quake strikes off eastern Indonesia

05-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

An earthquake measuring 5.6 Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua on Thursday evening, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake struck [...]
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Indonesian society splinters under conservative draft laws

05-Oct-2019 Intellasia | DW | 6:02 AM

At least two protesters have died as Indonesian students have mobilised the largest demonstrations in two decades against a new set of proposed conservative laws they say [...]
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Indonesia accuses two Singaporeans over imported plastic waste

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

Indonesia is accusing two Singaporeans of importing 87 containers of plastic scrap without the correct permits, an official said on Thursday, marking a step up in the [...]
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Indonesian couple fear sex-ban changes will make them criminals

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

After 13 years of happily unmarried life that has brought them three children, one middle-aged Indonesian couple is worried. Their relationship is neither legal nor official, [...]
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Indonesia is ‘only loser’ as US-China trade war provides Asean investment boon

05-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Indonesia is the “only loser” among Asean countries for failing to attract manufacturers seeking to bypass higher tariffs from the US-China trade war, two private [...]
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Adulterers, gamblers to be barred from running in Indonesian local elections

05-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s general Elections Commission (KPU) has proposed to ban people who have committed “despicable acts” from standing as candidates in the regional [...]
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Indonesia says over 11,500 have fled violence-hit Papuan town

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

Indonesian authorities said on Thursday (October 3) more than 11,500 people have been evacuated from the town of Wamena in the easternmost province of Papua since dozens died [...]
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Indonesia’s Aceh says wildlife poachers to get 100 lashes

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

Poachers who threaten endangered orangutans, tigers and other wildlife could receive up to 100 lashes under new rules in Indonesia’s Aceh province, which usually [...]
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Jokowi wants Indonesia to be more than a raw materials giant

05-Oct-2019 Intellasia | SFGate | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s far from done in its campaign to squeeze more value from its abundant natural resources, and its next target could be one of the most ubiquitous commodities [...]
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It’s official: Indonesia has arrived at its Trumpian moment

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

Indonesia has canceled plans to close its popular Komodo Island for tourists, but will instead impose a limit on the number of visitors to protect its native giant lizard. [...]
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Indonesia’s largest power plant on schedule to operate next year

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

A 2,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant tipped as the largest project of its kind in Southeast Asia is on track to kick off commercial operations next year “Right now, [...]
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Woman, affair partner allegedly hire hitmen to murder husband

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

The Kelapa Gading Police have arrested a woman and a man with whom she had an affair for allegedly scheming a murder attempt against her husband in North Jakarta last month. [...]
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Resource nationalism takes hold of Indonesian coal

04-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTmes | 6:02 AM

Public and private interests slug it out for control of Indonesia’s $32 billion export-oriented coal industry When House of Representatives Speaker Bambang Soesatyo [...]
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Indonesia President Jokowi faces public trust deficit ahead of inauguration, say analysts

04-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Days before he is inaugurated for the second time, Indonesian president Joko Widodo has his work cut out to regain public trust, after several controversial Bills and laws [...]
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23 companies line up for IPO amid global economic slowdown, bearish market

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

Unfavourable global economic conditions have not seemed to deter companies from entering the country’s stock market, with some having announced their plans to list [...]
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