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Dozens injured, homes damaged after quake hits Indonesia’s Sumatra

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

At least 48 people were injured and nearly 350 houses were damaged after a magnitude-5.6 earthquake hit Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Thursday (February 28). The quake [...]
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Indonesia president’s campaign chief warns on fake news, undecided voters

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Arabnews | 6:00 AM

The head of Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s re-election campaign said on Wednesday supporters should not be complacent over the incumbent’s lead in opinion [...]
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3 dead as dozens trapped heard ‘screaming for help’ after illegal Indonesian gold mine collapses

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

An illegal gold mine in Indonesia has collapsed and buried dozens of people who are “screaming for help,” according to a disaster management official at the mine, [...]
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‘Do not do stupid things’: Australian convicted of drug offences in Indonesia avoids death penalty

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

An Australian man has been sentenced by a Bali court to five years and four months in jail, more than six months after being arrested while in possession of nearly 12 grams [...]
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Indonesia says scores missing after illegal gold mine collapses

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian officials said on Wednesday dozens of rescuers were using spades and ropes to dig out around 45 people who were feared buried by the collapse of an illegal gold [...]
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Homophobia and rising Islamic intolerance push Indonesia’s intersex bissu priests to the brink

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Once kingmakers in one of the most gender fluid societies on earth, the intersex bissu priests of Sulawesi Indonesia’s third-largest island are on the verge of [...]
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Indonesia launches first internet-only satellite with SpaceX rocket

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The JakartaPost | 6:00 AM

Over 300 people crowded the lobby of telecommunications company Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN) in South Jakarta at 8:30 a.m. on Friday. They stared intently at a giant LED [...]
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Hotspots decline though haze hits some parts of Indonesia’s Riau province

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The number of hotspots in Indonesia’s Riau province has declined, although poor visibility has been reported in some areas, particularly in the east, because of forest [...]
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Indonesia says at least three killed, 60 feared buried in illegal mine collapse

Indonesia says at least three killed, 60 feared buried in illegal mine collapse

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian officials said on Wednesday dozens of rescuers were using spades and ropes to dig out around 45 people who were feared buried by the collapse of an illegal gold [...]
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Dozens buried by collapse of unlicensed Indonesia gold mine

Dozens buried by collapse of unlicensed Indonesia gold mine

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An unlicensed gold mine in Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province buried dozens of people, a disaster official said Wednesday, as emergency personnel dug with bare hands [...]
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Indonesia creates artificial rain as forest fires rage on in Sumatra

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian military deployed an aircraft to create artificial rain on Monday (February 25) as thick smog caused by forest fires forced schools to close on Sumatra island, [...]
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Indonesian president vows $30 billion transfer to villages if re-elected

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has pledged to raise the funds the government transfers to villages across the world’s fourth most populous country to nearly $30 [...]
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Indonesian housewives arrested over election video: police

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three Indonesian housewives have been arrested over an online video that claimed President Joko Widodo would ban prayer and make gay marriage legal in the Muslim majority [...]
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Indonesia denies rumours of Mary Jane Veloso’s execution

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Global Nation | 6:00 AM

The Attorney general’s Office (AGO) denied rumours in the Philippines that death-row inmate Mary Jane Veloso had been executed in Indonesia. “No, no it’s [...]
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Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust more than halves Q4 DPU to 0.3 S cent

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

LIPPO Malls Indonesia Retail Trust (LMIRT) slashed its distribution per unit (DPU) for its fourth quarter, under what the manager called “challenging conditions” [...]
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