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Indonesia picks Borneo island as site of new capital

27-Aug-2019 Intellasia | BBC | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s capital city is to be relocated to the province of East Kalimantan on the island of Borneo, President Joko Widodo has said. The current capital, Jakarta, [...]
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81pct of Indonesia’s oil palm plantations flouting regulations, audit finds

27-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:02 AM

More than 80 percent of oil palm plantations in Indonesia, the world’s biggest producer of the crop, are operating in violation of numerous regulations, a government [...]
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Indonesian banks hope interest income will pick up in second half

27-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheJakartapost | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s major banks expect net interest income will pick up this year as the downward trend in the lending rate will enable them to increase the level of their net [...]
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Four dead in Indonesia ferry tragedy

27-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

At least four people died and nearly three dozen were missing after a passenger ferry went up in flames off Indonesia’s Java island, authorities. The boat was [...]
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Indonesian Carriers Could Be Banned From Buying Airbus Aircraft

27-Aug-2019 Intellasia | SimpleFlying | 6:02 AM

A trade dispute is brewing between the EU and the government of Indonesia, which could affect the future fleets of Indonesia’s airlines. According to CH-Aviation, the [...]
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30 passengers missing after Indonesia ferry fire

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Vessel was carrying 277 people from Tanjung Perak port in East Java’s Surabaya when it caught fire late on Thursday. Rescuers were searching for at least 30 people [...]
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Indonesian coffee farmers struggle as prices hit 8-year low

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The world’s third-largest growers of the Robusta variety of coffee beans say they will go bankrupt if prices do not improve. Coffee farmers in Indonesia are expecting a [...]
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Foreign trash ‘like treasure’ in Indonesia’s plastics village

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

His weathered face breaks out in a big grin as Keman explains how sifting through rubbish paid for his children’s education, one of many in his Indonesian hometown [...]
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Another Asian central bank cuts interest rates analysts say the region’s not done easing yet

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s surprise interest rate cut is the latest in a wave of monetary policy easing in Asia, and analysts say central banks in the region have to ease monetary [...]
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UPDATE 2-Indonesia surprises with 2nd rate cut in a row, eyes global slowdown

24-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

* Key rate cut by 25 bps to 5.50 percent, 2nd trim in 2 months * Low inflation helps make “pre-emptive” cut possiblegovernor * Indonesia hiked six times in 2018, [...]
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Indonesian police kill separatist in Papua

24-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesian police shot dead a member of a Papuan separatist group on Friday during an exchange of fire, a spokesman said, after violent demonstrations this week in other [...]
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Rescuers hunt for 30 missing after Indonesian ferry catches fire

24-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesian rescuers searched on Friday (August 23) for 30 people missing from the blazing wreckage of a ferry off the coast of Java island. The KM Santika Nusantara was [...]
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Indonesia announces surprise rate to offset tepid global growth

24-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s central bank announced a surprise interest rate cut Thursday (August 22) as it looks to offset tepid global growth, after Southeast Asia’s biggest [...]
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Mayapada seeks to raise Rp 45.55 billion from rights issue

24-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Publicly listed private lender Bank Mayapada is set to launch a rights issue to raise Rp 45.55 billion (US$3.19 million) from the sale of 455.49 million B-series shares. [...]
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Indonesia picks East Kalimantan province for new capital: Media

24-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Indonesia will build a new capital in the province of East Kalimantan on Borneo island, local media cited land planning minister Sofyan Djalil as saying on Thursday (August [...]
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