Archive for February 9th, 2019

Indonesian YouTube star Atta becomes first person in Southeast Asia to rack up 10 million subscribers

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A 24-year-old Indonesian YouTube star known for multi-hued hairdos, offbeat skits and a trademark bandana has become the first person in Southeast Asia to reach a [...]
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5.7-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude jolted 129km north west of Kota Ternate, Indonesia on Thursday, the United States (US) Geological Survey (USGS) said. According to Xinhua news [...]
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Indonesia’s Q4 GDP rose slightly to 5.18pct in Q4, beating economist expectations

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s economic growth went up marginally to 5.18 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2018, from 5.17 per cent in Q3. This is slightly higher than economist [...]
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Indonesia teams up with Australia to improve employment, workforce | #AsiaNewsNetwork

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Eleven Myanmar | 6:00 AM

The government will work together with its Australian counterpart to address employment and labour force issues, as Indonesia’s demographics could pose challenges for [...]
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Indonesia’s military restructuring plan a ‘major setback’ for democracy, warns watchdog | #AsiaNewsNetwork

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Eleven Myanmar | 6:00 AM

Rights watchdog Imparsial has urged the government to continue reforming the Indonesian Military (TNI), including imposing a permanent return to the barracks, amid a plan to [...]
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Indonesia stays alert as lava, gas flow out of Anak Krakatoa

Indonesia stays alert as lava, gas flow out of Anak Krakatoa

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Scientists have warned Anak Krakatoa, the volcano that caused a tsunami in Indonesia six weeks ago, still poses an imminent threat. The rumble of Anak Krakatoa continues as [...]
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Indonesia plans 22pct ‘safeguard’ tariff on aluminium foil

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

GENEVA: Indonesia is planning to impose a 22 percent ‘safeguard’ tariff on imports of aluminium foil, it told the World Trade Organisation in a filing on [...]
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Indonesia sets January Minas crude price at $57.46/b, up $1.83/b from Dec

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Spglobal | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources set the price for Minas crude lifted in January at $57.46/b, up $1.83/b from December, according to the monthly [...]
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Indonesia finds nearly 200 Bangladeshis locked up in shop house

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police found 193 Bangladeshis locked up in a shop house after human traffickers had lured them with the promise of getting them to Malaysia, an immigration [...]
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Indonesia condemns Israel for expulsion of Hebron observer force

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Yenisafak | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, Kuwait and other Security Council members urge closed-door meeting to discuss Israel’s unilateral action Indonesia on Thursday condemned Israel’s [...]
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Malaysia’s Hope Fund to help with country’s debt officially closes with over $67m collected

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Tabung Harapan Malaysia or Hope Fund Malaysia has officially closed, collecting more than RM202 million (S$67.1 million) in about eight months. As of January 14 this year, [...]
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193 Bangladeshis locked up in shop house enroute to Malaysia for jobs

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police found 193 Bangladeshis locked up in a shop house after human traffickers had lured them with the promise of getting them to Malaysia for jobs, an [...]
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Malaysia police detain 68 Bangladeshis in a drive against illegal immigrants

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Bdnews24 | 6:00 AM

Many expatriates were detained earlier in the year while visiting the Malaysian capital during the New Year holidays. The immigration department examined the documents of 535 [...]
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Malaysia condemns flag-burning incident in Philippines

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysia strongly condemns the burning of her flag in an incident in the Philippines last month. In a statement, the Foreign Ministry expressed concern over a controversial [...]
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Malaysia January palm oil stockpiles forecast to fall from record high

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s palm oil stockpiles at the end of January are forecast to fall from the previous month’s record high as production eases and exports increase, [...]
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