Archive for February 16th, 2019

Indonesia’s Garuda airline cuts ticket prices by 20pct

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

Indonesia’s national flag carrier Garuda has slashed ticket prices by 20 per cent, the company said on Wednesday (February 13), following Indonesian president Joko [...]
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Indonesia’s fintech DANAdidik.id becomes country’s first minister-approved student loan provider

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education has confirmed that it backs DANAdidik.id’s student loan service DANAdidik.id, an [...]
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Indonesia-Australia to sign free trade agreement

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Age | 6:00 AM

Australia and Indonesia will sign a free trade agreement after months of tensions over Australia’s proposal to move its embassy to Jerusalem threatened to derail the [...]
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Indonesia enters final stages of negotiations for another three-submarine contract with DSME

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

* Indonesia is close to signing a contract for three more Type 209 submarines with DSME * Jakarta has been studying several vessel types for the requirement, but is now [...]
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Indonesia and Australia will sign trade deal in March, minister says

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will sign a trade and investment partnership deal with Australia in March, Indonesia’s Trade minister said on Thursday, three months later than expected and [...]
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How The December 2018 Tsunami In Indonesia Took Everyone By Surprise Despite Today’s Technology

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

How did everyone get caught completely unaware by the December 2018 tsunami in Indonesia? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering [...]
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Indonesia’s Garuda airline cuts ticket prices by 20pct

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s national flag carrier Garuda has slashed ticket prices by 20 per cent, the company said on Wednesday (February 13), following Indonesian president Joko [...]
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14 students with HIV expelled from school in Indonesia

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

Fourteen students with HIV have been expelled from a public elementary school in Indonesia following demands from parents of other students, the school’s headmaster and [...]
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Valentine’s Day not feeling the love in Indonesia

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

Valentine’s Day wasn’t getting much love in the world’s biggest Muslim majority nation on Thursday (February 14) as Indonesian authorities urged amorous [...]
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Unicef: Malaysia must go beyond discretionary citizenship approvals for stateless children

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian government should not just grant citizenship to stateless children based on discretion, but should change policy to recognise them as Malaysians, a United [...]
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Guan Eng: BN approved gambling company-sponsored Turkey police trip in 2017

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Malaysia Totalisator Board gave approval to a private gambling company to pay for a police trip to Turkey in 2017, Finance minister Lim Guan Eng said today. Lim said the [...]
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Electronics sector gives Malaysia edge in US-China trade war, says analyst

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The presence of long-established major electronic companies in Malaysia such as US-based Dell and Japan’s Sony and Panasonic will allow for easier transition for the [...]
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Anwar: Dr M won’t ‘exceed two years’ as PM, needs time to govern effectively

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has reiterated the narrative of a smooth transition process between him and Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, saying he expects to be prime minister in not [...]
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Maszlee: PM wants ministers, nation with integrity

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad hopes to see his Cabinet ministers, and Malaysians as a whole, become a nation that upholds trustworthiness and integrity, said [...]
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Finance minister: Challenging first quarter of 2019 for economy

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian economic outlook for the first quarter of 2019 will be very challenging amid a sluggish global economy, said Finance minister Lim Guan Eng. Lim said despite [...]
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