Archive for January 17th, 2017

Thailand floods death toll rises to 40, more rainfall expected in coming days

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s top disaster agency said on Sunday that the country might face more hardship from unseasonable floods that have already killed 40 people in its southern part [...] » More

NASA Satellites examine Heavy Rainfall in Southern Thailand

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Clarksvilleonline | 6:00 AM

Widespread flooding has recently caused the deaths of dozens of people in southern Thailand. Frequent and persistent downpours have resulted in record rainfall totals and [...] » More

Thailand investigates crash of Gripen fighter jet

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Otawacitizen | 6:00 AM

The Thai air force is investigating the crash of one of its Gripen fighter jets Saturday during an incident in which one of its pilots died. The crash took place at an air [...] » More

Indonesia, Japan to deepen defence ties amid China challenge

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday (January 15) reaffirmed their commitment to cooperate on maritime security and deepen [...] » More

Indonesia, Japan discuss maritime security, railway project

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia and Japan have agreed to step up maritime security and start discussions on a major railway project to link the Southeast Asian nation’s capital and [...] » More

Virgin to come to rescue of stranded Bali travellers

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The West | 6:00 AM

Tigerair owner Virgin Australia is standing by to bring stranded passengers back to Australia if negotiations with the Indonesian government falter this week. Virgin [...] » More

Cancelled Tigerair Bali flights expected to resume January 21

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Herald Sun | 6:00 AM

ASSENGERS on cancelled Tigerair flights to Bali will get a full refund for their airfares but could still be hundreds of dollars out of pocket for missed accommodation. [...] » More

Tigerair: Indonesia blames cancelled Bali flights on one-way tickets breaking licence rules

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s aviation watchdog has defended its decision to ground Tigerair Australia flights last week, saying the airline has been summoned to explain itself. [...] » More

Tigerair stops selling tickets to Bali amid ongoing talks with Indonesia

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Australianaviation | 6:00 AM

Tigerair Australia has stopped ticket sales for services to Bali as it seeks a resolution with Indonesian authorities on its flights to the popular tourist destination. The [...] » More

Jakarta Gubernatorial Election 2017: Who Will Be Eliminated?

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Moderndiplomacy | 6:00 AM

Jakarta Gubernatorial Election 2017: Who Will Be Eliminated? Approaching the polls February 15, 2017, competition has been increasingly rigorous among the three candidates [...] » More

Indonesia, Japan to deepen defense ties amid China challenge

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

‘Japan will actively encourage cooperation on maritime security and encourage the development of the remote islands of Indonesia’ Indonesian President Joko [...] » More

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Visits Indonesia to Discuss Economic Opportunities, Maritime Affairs

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Jakarta Gobe | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was expected to arrive in Indonesia for a two-day visit on Sunday (15/01), accompanied by 30 chief executives from his country, making him [...] » More

Tigerair: chaos and confusion replaces holiday bloom for Bali travellers

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Brdermail | 6:00 AM

Jason Maiolo was due to start a new job in Melbourne on Monday. Instead, the regional manager of a motor vehicle manufacturer is stuck in Bali with his family, waiting for [...] » More

Indonesia, Japan affirm deeper ties during Abe’s Asian tour

Indonesia, Japan affirm deeper ties during Abe’s Asian tour

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan and Indonesia on Sunday affirmed a deepening of economic and political ties during a visit by Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, who is using a four-nation tour of [...] » More

Indonesia seeks public’s help to fight fake news ahead of polls

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Asian Correspondent | 6:00 AM

WITH the Jakarta gubernatorial election looming closer, Indonesia is stepping up its anti-hoax campaign with a nationwide initiative that will effectively turn the public [...] » More