Archive for May 9th, 2018

UPDATE 2-Indonesia sees coal output flat in 2019 amid equipment shortage

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

Indonesia is targeting annual production of 481 million tonnes of coal this year and next, a mining ministry official said on Monday, as producers of the fuel are struggling [...]
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Indonesia Vote May Only Have One Candidate

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:01 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo may find himself without a challenger in the next election. While Prabowo Subiantoleader of the main opposition party and runner up in the [...]
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Is Korea’s future fighter jet partnership with Indonesia falling apart?

Is Korea’s future fighter jet partnership with Indonesia falling apart?

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:01 AM

The KF-X fighter jet development partnership between South Korea and Indonesia is in tatters, according to defense sources in South Korea and Indonesian media reports. [...]
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China Premier Li says open to increasing Indonesia palm oil import quota

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

China is open to increasing its import quota of Indonesian palm oil by at least 500,000 tonnes, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday, speaking after a meeting with Indonesian [...]
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China-Indonesia cooperation a strong message of free trade: premier

China-Indonesia cooperation a strong message of free trade: premier

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:01 AM

The cooperation between China and Indonesia will send a strong message to the world that both countries will work to promote free trade and global economic recovery, Chinese [...]
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Freeport Indonesia to remain Grasberg mine operator as deal gets ‘closer’ Inalum

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

The Indonesian unit of Freeport McMoran Inc would remain the operator of the Grasberg copper mine in Papua after a deal is reached to a divest a controlling stake, the head [...]
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Freeport Indonesia divestment still targeted for this year, Inalum says

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

Freeport-McMoRan Inc’s (FCX.N) divestment of a controlling interest in Indonesia’s Grasberg mine is still planned for 2018, even though the price and some [...]
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Full text of China-Indonesia joint statement

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Mizzima | 6:01 AM

A group of Myanmar refugees who were living in camps in Thailand returned to Myanmar yesterday. A group of 73 Myanmar nationals in Thailand returned voluntarily and were [...]
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Indonesia GDP growth slows in first quarter

09-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:01 AM

Indonesia’s first-quarter GDP growth slowed on the back of a contraction in exports and public spending, the government said Monday, despite efforts to rev up Southeast [...]
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Despite landslide GE13 defeat, MCA says not an ‘underdog’ in Pandan

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:01 AM

Despite a landslide defeat in GE13 in what was once one of its strongest constituencies, MCA is refusing to see itself as the “underdog” in Pandan. This is [...]
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Langkawi voters: We owe it all to Dr M

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:01 AM

It was 8am and Lee was getting his fish stall ready inside a market complex in Pekan Kuah, the main town of the island here. Despite it being a weekend, there was barely any [...]
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The cost of running elections: From $1m in 1959 to RM500m in 2018

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:01 AM

GE14 is expected to cost Malaysia an estimated RM500 million to conduct, up from one million Malaysian dollar for the first ever polls back in 1959. Here’s a quick look [...]
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10,000 additional policemen deployed to all states for polling day

09-May-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:01 AM

Police have deployed some 10,000 additional policemen to all state police headquarters to ensure a smooth-running polling day on Wednesday. Federal police Internal Security [...]
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Fight for the Malay vote in last leg of Malaysia election campaign

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

With two days to go for Malaysia’s general election, politicians are battling for the crucial ethnic Malay vote that prime minister Najib Razak is counting on to hold [...]
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No fate but what we make, Kit Siang tells voters once more

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:01 AM

DAP’s Lim Kit Siang has presented the 14th general election as another “do-or-die” mission for Malaysians to elect a new government, in the vein of similar [...]
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