Archive for December 3rd, 2016

Indonesia gets more foreign tourists in October

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The number of foreign tourists arriving in Indonesia in October increased by 18.5 percent year-on-year to 1.04 million, with visitors from China, Malaysia, and Australia [...]
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Google, Facebook Targeted by Indonesia in Push for More Tax

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is widening its tax net to target global technology giants like Google and Facebook Inc., a strategy that’s raising red flags for fear it may deter foreign [...]
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Indonesia’s haze weapons: Maps and sensors

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will develop high-resolution maps to monitor areas prone to peatland fires and require concessions owned by plantation companies to install water-level sensors, as [...]
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Net oil importer Indonesia leaves producer club OPEC, again

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has suspended its membership of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), less than a year after rejoining the cartel, as the net oil importer said [...]
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Indonesia Seeks to Balance Sea Claims, Economic Interests

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Learningenglish | 6:00 AM

Indonesia says its armed forces will expand their watch around a group of islands in the South China Sea to keep away Chinese fishing crews. Indonesian President Joko Widodo [...]
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Islamic Youth Alliance Says No More Anti-Ahok Rally After Friday

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

The Islamic Youth Alliance, or API Indonesia, expects the next protest rally against Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama planned for Friday, December [...]
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Foreign governments warn citizens about Indonesia protest

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Foreign governments are warning citizens in Indonesia to stay away from central Jakarta ahead of a huge rally against the capital’s minority Christian Governor Basuki [...]
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Indonesia protests awaken fears for minority Chinese

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | News-herald | 6:00 AM

The capital of Muslim-majority Indonesia is on edge ahead of what is expected to be a second massive protest by conservative Muslims against its Christian governor and no [...]
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Indonesian Muslims protest against Christian governor

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than 200,000 Indonesian Muslims prayed in unison and chanted Koranic verses Friday in the second major demonstration against Jakarta’s Christian governor, as [...]
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Sea of protesters in Jakarta amid fury over Christian governor

Sea of protesters in Jakarta amid fury over Christian governor

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of Muslims poured into central Jakarta on Friday to protest against the city’s governor, a Christian accused of insulting the Koran, fuelling tension [...]
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Indonesia, Russia Locked in ‘Intensive Talks’ Over Su-35 Fighter Jet Deal

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

So far, Jakarta and Moscow have been unable to come to an agreement over the purchase of up to ten Su-35s. Indonesia and Russia are holding intensive talks over the [...]
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Papuan Leaders Tell Pro-Independence Activists to Trust Jokowi Administration

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A protest in support of Papua’s independence in Jakarta on Thursday (01/12) ended up with the police beating up the protesters and drew criticism from fellow Papuans, [...]
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Iran, Indonesia to Cooperate in Resolving Middle East, Islamic Conflicts

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Jakartaglobe | 6:00 AM

Mohsen Araki, high counsel for the Iranian leadership, has proposed a cooperation between Indonesia and Iran in an effort to resolve the conflict among Islamic-majority [...]
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Indonesia tightens security before protest against Jakarta governor

Indonesia tightens security before protest against Jakarta governor

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

More than 100,000 Indonesians are expected to rally on Friday to call for the arrest of the Christian governor of the capital, Jakarta, for alleged blasphemy, as police [...]
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Indonesia’s rich see their wealth rebound this year

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s 50 richest people increased their wealth by about $7 billion this year as growth in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy recovered and the stock market [...]
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