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Strong earthquake rocks eastern Indonesia

USA TODAY - ‎4 hours ago‎
JAKARTA, Indonesia - A strong undersea earthquake has hit off the coast of eastern Indonesia, but no injuries or serious damage was reported immediately.
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Indonesia is banning gay emoji to protect the nation's children

Quartz - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Indonesian government is on a mission to scrub messaging apps embraced by many of the nation's 250 million people of same-sex emojis, stickers, and emoticons.
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Indonesia Relaxes Foreign Investment Limits For 29 Sectors

International Business Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Indonesia, Asia's fourth-largest economy, announced Thursday that it will allow full foreign ownership in 29 businesses that were previously restricted or closed as it seeks to boost foreign investment and jobs in the country, according to local media ...

Actress Siti Saleha sets her eyes on Indonesia

New Straits Times Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Award-winning actress Siti Saleha Baharom hopes to establish herself as a popular name in Indonesian cinema or television.

Indonesia to buy 10 Su-35 fighters- source

Russia Beyond the Headlines - ‎6 hours ago‎
Indonesia will buy 10 Sukhoi Su-35 jets from Russia, a source close to the Indonesian Defense Ministry told RBTH. The deal is likely to be financed in March when Indonesian Defense Minister General Ryamizard Ryacadu visits Moscow, the source said on ...
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Indonesia links imprisoned terrorists to Jakarta attacks, vows crackdown

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Jakarta: Indonesia has cracked down on terrorists incarcerated on the notorious penal island of Nusakambangan amid concerns the Jakarta attacks were plotted there behind bars.
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Indonesia swings into US$1.1b payments deficit in 2015

The Star Online - ‎8 hours ago‎
"Bank Indonesia will continue to be aware of global developments, particularly the risks related to the economic slowdown in China and continued decline in commodity prices, which could affect the overall balance of payments," the central bank said in ...
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Indonesia to fortify airports countrywide after deadly attack

The Straits Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - Indonesia is upgrading security at its 192 airports to guard against possible terrorist attacks, weeks after a deadly bombing and shooting assault by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in downtown Jakarta.
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Tweetwars: The Social Challenge in Twitter 'Capital', Indonesia

NDTV - ‎3 hours ago‎
Indonesia has long been the Twitter capital of the world, but rival apps and rancorous political debate are driving users away, illustrating the challenges the microblogging service faces even in markets once considered strongholds.

A bunch of amateurs? Indonesia's homegrown jihadis ridicule Isis after Jakarta attack

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
At least 300 Indonesians have continued to leave for Syria - would-be fighters, families, women and children - but it is getting harder to get there.
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Indonesia cane 32 men for violating Aceh province's strict Islamic laws

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
The nearby offenders, accused of violating a strict Islamic code, are then pulled before them - to be violently and repeatedly whipped across the shoulders and back.

Indonesia set to dangle tax amnesty before rich citizens

The Straits Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
Indonesian lawmakers are expected to pass a new tax amnesty aimed at encouraging wealthy citizens with billions of dollars in assets abroad to come clean with the taxman.
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Indonesia opens up 20 sectors to foreign investors

Channel News Asia - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
"We want the cold storage industry to grow particularly in the east (Indonesia). And we are preparing to develop special economic zone for that purpose," said Darmin Nasution, Indonesian chief economic minister. Mr Darmin on Thursday (Feb 11) announced ...

Indonesia Opens More Big Businesses to Foreign Investment

Wall Street Journal - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
JAKARTA, IndonesiaIndonesia opened dozens of businesses to full and partial foreign ownership on Thursday, advancing President Joko Widodo's efforts to liberalize and draw more investment to Southeast Asia's largest economy.
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6.6-magnitude quake recorded in Indonesia

Business Standard - ‎4 hours ago‎
A Strong and shallow undersea quake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale rocked East Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia on Friday, but it was not a potential for tsunami, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency of Indonesia said. The US Geological Survey ...
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Harley-Davidson to wind down operations in Indonesia

The Malaysian Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
US motorcycle producer Harley-Davidson's Indonesias unit is stopping its distibution due to plunging sales. - Reuters pic, February 12, 2016.

Johannes Nugroho: In Indonesia, Too Difficult to Apologize?

Jakarta Globe - ‎7 hours ago‎
Indonesian celebrity gossip columns were rife with coverage of the feud between illusionist Deddy Corbuzier along with fellow celebrity Chika Jessika and a Jambi netizen by the name of Anton Nugroho last week.

Australian tip-off leads to online wildlife trafficking sting in Indonesia

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Jakarta: A tip-off from the Australian Federal Police led to a sting that nabbed two Indonesians who had smuggled Papuan reptiles to Australia in an international online wildlife trafficking operation.
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Confirmed: Indonesia Will Buy 10 Russian S-35 Fighter Jets

The Diplomat - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
In January 2016, Indonesia's ambassador to Russia, Djauhari Oratmangun, still only told Russian media that “negotiations are ongoing.
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DBS toppled by Indonesia-based Bank Central Asia as South-east Asia's largest bank

The Straits Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Bank Central Asia, controlled by Indonesia's second-richest person, Mr Budi Hartono, overtook DBS Group Holdings this month as South-east Asia's largest lender by value, with a market capitalization of US$24.5 billion (S$34.2 billion).
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