Archive for December 24th, 2016

Indonesia sets high hopes on manufacturing sector in 2017

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

The government projected the non-oil and gas manufacturing sector to grow by 5.3 to 5.6 percent in 2017, a higher figure compared to this year’s anticipated expansion [...]
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WTO faults Indonesia in farm trade row

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

A World Trade Organisation panel ruled yesterday in favour of US and New Zealand in disputes with Indonesia over a wide range of its import rules for agricultural products. [...]
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Honk It Up, Uncle: Indonesia’s Bus Horns Capture Global Attention

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Unusual melody goes viral, even as not everyone quite gets the meme A meme in Indonesia about honking bus horns has gone viral, sparking a craze that has swept the [...]
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Aussies warned about Indonesia travel

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NT News | 6:00 AM

AUSTRALIA has put out a new travel warning about the threat of terrorism in Indonesia as counter-terror squad police in Jakarta yesterday shot dead three suspected militants, [...]
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Indonesia begins massive terror operation

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Daily Telegraph | 6:00 AM

INDONESIA’S police and security forces will on Friday begin a massive Christmas and New Year security operation in the wake of anti-terror squad police thwarting a new [...]
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Indonesia may allow miners to negotiate contract extension 5 yrs before expiry -minister

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

Indonesia is considering allowing miners to negotiate an extension of their operating permits five years before expiry, rather than two years currently, the energy and mining [...]
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Indonesia, Japan launch bilateral maritime forum

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

Indonesia and Japan have agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation by establishing the Indonesia-Japan Maritime Forum (IJMF), which paves the way for maritime cooperation [...]
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WTO rules against Indonesia in food import barriers case

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

A World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute panel ruled against Indonesia on Thursday in twin cases brought by New Zealand and the United States against its import restrictions [...]
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US Wins Major Trade Dispute with Indonesia

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The United States has won a major trade dispute with Indonesia, scoring a victory for American farmers and ranchers. The World Trade Organisation found Thursday that what the [...]
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Indonesia to allow export of mineral concentrates if conditions are met

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

Indonesia will allow the export of mineral concentrates beyond January 2017 if miners meet certain conditions, the coordinating minister for economic affairs said on [...]
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Repatriations from Malaysia more than triple in 2016: government

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Phnompenh Post | 6:00 AM

The number of workers and maids rescued from Malaysia has more than tripled in the year since the government lifted a ban on the practice of sending Cambodian domestic [...]
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Water supply fully restored in Malaysia’s KL, Selangor

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Water supply was restored to millions of residents in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor on Thursday (December 22), after planned cuts were called off ahead of schedule. The [...]
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The Search for MH370 Seems to Be Over. What Now?

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nymag | 6:00 AM

Australian officials have concluded that the $180 million search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has failed. In a report timed to coincide with the wind-down of the [...]
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Bishop urges Malaysia to pay compo to plane victims’ families

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Julie Bishop has called on Malaysia to compensate the families of victims of doomed flights MH370 and MH17 in a “timely manner” after concerns [...]
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Shell Malaysia to continue relationship with SRC

24-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Shell Malaysia will continue its relationship with Shell Refining Company (Federation of Malaya) Bhd (SRC) following the sale of Shell Overseas Holdings Ltd’s (SOHL) 51 [...]
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