Archive for December 29th, 2016

Jokowi to Unveil Indonesia-Timor Leste Border Outpost

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

President Joko Widodo is slated to unveil a border outpost in Mota’ain, Belu District, East Nusa Tenggara, which directly border Timor-Leste. East Nusa Tenggara [...]
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Majority of Religion School Teachers in Indonesia Support Sharia Law

Majority of Religion School Teachers in Indonesia Support Sharia Law

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

Nearly 80 percent of Islamic education teachers in five of 34 Indonesian provinces support implementing Sharia law, according to a new survey that is causing alarm among some [...]
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Indonesia: Christians Press Charges Against Radical Islamic Leader for ‘Blasphemy’

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Breitbart | 6:00 AM

Imam Habib Rizieq Shihab, the leader of the Shariah promotion group the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) is facing criminal charges of violating Indonesia’s laws against [...]
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Indonesian blasphemy saga: Islamic hardliner accused of insulting Christianity

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

There has been a new twist in the blasphemy saga gripping Indonesia with Islamic hardliner Habib Rizieq reported to police for allegedly insulting Christianity during a [...]
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Indonesia court: Jakarta governor blasphemy trial to proceed

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian court has ruled that the blasphemy trial of the minority Christian governor of the country’s capital will proceed. A North Jakarta District Court judge [...]
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Indonesia’s Bad Political Turn

Indonesia’s Bad Political Turn

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

The opposition enlists Islamists against a reformist President. The conviction rate for blasphemy in Indonesia is 100 percent, and that’s bad news for Basuki Tjahaja [...]
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Here Comes Generation Z in Indonesia’s Stock Market

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

A shopping mall in South Jakarta each weekend is full of young people flocking to hangout at franchise coffee shops or bargain hunting at its downstairs bazaar. In one [...]
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Ahok blasphemy trial: Testing times for Indonesia’s maturing democracy

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Age | 6:00 AM

n cities and towns across Indonesia, placards and posters in shop windows and on walls of public buildings have been proclaiming three words of celebration: “SELAMAT [...]
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Steel Sales i Steel Sales in Indonesia Expected to Grow in 2017

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Indonesia-investments | 6:00 AM

Over the past couple of years, the global steel industry has been plagued by aggressive dumping of imported steel products, mostly originating from China, the world’s [...]
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Consumer pressure to ditch deforestation begins to reach Indonesia’s oil palm plantation giants

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:00 AM

Major oil palm growers in Indonesia have increasingly found that what’s bad for the environment is bad for business. The financial risk of losing buyers committed to [...]
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Indonesia: At least 6 die of suffocation after being locked in tiny bathroom by robbers

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

At least six people, including a nine-year-old, died in Jakarta, Indonesia of suffocation after some armed robbers locked them up in a small bathroom the previous day. [...]
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Todd McClay welcomes WTO ruling against Indonesia

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nzherald | 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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Live cattle exports: Trade to Indonesia has ‘normalised’

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Weeklytimesnow | 6:00 AM

LIVE export trade to Indonesia has “normalised” after disruptions from changes in import policy. That’s according to the latest LiveLink report published by [...]
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Indonesia clears former football association chief La Nyalla of corruption

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

The former head of Indonesia’s football association and ex-chief of East Java Chamber of Commerce and Industry La Nyalla Mattalitti was on Tuesday (December 27) [...]
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No Missing Items From Pulomas Robbery, Police Say

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Tempo.co | 6:00 AM

Police officers claimed that no items were found missing in the Puomas robbery that resulted in six deaths on Monday, December 26, 2016. The Police also confirmed that they [...]
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