Jakarta’s Troubled Infrastructure
January 30, 2014
Jakarta’s Troubled Infrastructure
Outdated infrastructure and constant gridlock are worsening with rapid growth in car ownership.
Jakarta’s Troubled Infrastructure
Philippine Police: Sinaloa Cartel Hitmen Have Targeted Arrested Members
January 23, 2014
Philippine Police: Sinaloa Cartel Hitmen Have Targeted Arrested Members
Also: Indonesian president supports abused maid, Thai general to deploy army if police lose control.
Philippine Police: Sinaloa Cartel Hitmen Have Targeted Arrested Members
Indonesia: Lessons for the World
January 21, 2014
Indonesia: Lessons for the World
While the country faces multiple challenges, it is important to remember how far it has come.
Indonesia: Lessons for the World
The Human Tragedy of West Papua
January 15, 2014
The Human Tragedy of West Papua
The suspicious death of a rebel leader is the latest in a long line of alleged human rights abuses.
The Human Tragedy of West Papua
Southeast Asia in 2013: Disasters and Election Protests
December 31, 2013
Southeast Asia in 2013: Disasters and Election Protests
The year 2013 will be remembered in Southeast Asia as one of deadly disasters and massive post-election protests.
Southeast Asia in 2013: Disasters and Election Protests
Indonesia and Australia: Deteriorating Diplomacy
November 26, 2013
Indonesia and Australia: Deteriorating Diplomacy
Revelations of Australian espionage have exacerbated an already prickly relationship.
Indonesia and Australia: Deteriorating Diplomacy
Indonesia’s Economic Bubble
October 25, 2013
Indonesia’s Economic Bubble
A star performer for much of the last decade, Indonesia’s economy now faces serious issues, not least a major bubble.
Indonesia’s Economic Bubble
World Bank: Asia Still on Top
October 08, 2013
World Bank: Asia Still on Top
Asia remains the engine of global growth. Will it continue?
World Bank: Asia Still on Top
Peeling Off Indonesia’s Veneer of Tolerance
October 04, 2013
Peeling Off Indonesia’s Veneer of Tolerance
Indonesia’s “dynamism and diversity” are clouded by growing violence and intolerance.
Peeling Off Indonesia’s Veneer of Tolerance
Miss World 2013: Indonesia’s Religious Intolerance and Bikinis
September 10, 2013
Miss World 2013: Indonesia’s Religious Intolerance and Bikinis
The cultural clash over Miss World 2013 highlights the polarization of Indonesian society.
Miss World 2013: Indonesia’s Religious Intolerance and Bikinis
More Religion, Less Science for Indonesian Students
August 21, 2013
More Religion, Less Science for Indonesian Students
The Indonesian government has announced a major education reform that has generated heated criticism.
More Religion, Less Science for Indonesian Students
Haze Exposes ASEAN Failure
June 27, 2013
Haze Exposes ASEAN Failure
Southeast Asia’s ongoing haze crisis underscores ASEAN’s failure to address transboundary issues.
Haze Exposes ASEAN Failure
Indonesia Finally Moves on Fuel Subsidies
June 20, 2013
Indonesia Finally Moves on Fuel Subsidies
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has finally decided to raise fuel prices by an average of 33 percent.
Indonesia Finally Moves on Fuel Subsidies
Does Indonesia's SBY Deserve the World Statesman Award?
June 13, 2013
Does Indonesia's SBY Deserve the World Statesman Award?
Many have protested Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s acceptance of the World Statesman Award.
Does Indonesia's SBY Deserve the World Statesman Award?
Southeast Asia’s Twittering Heads of State
April 30, 2013
Southeast Asia’s Twittering Heads of State
SE Asian leaders are becoming increasingly savvy with social media. The results have been positive–mostly.
Southeast Asia’s Twittering Heads of State
Indonesian Impunity, Alive and Well in Kopassus Revenge Killings
April 10, 2013
Indonesian Impunity, Alive and Well in Kopassus Revenge Killings
Kopassus is on trial for revenge killings, but many are skeptical that justice will prevail.
Indonesian Impunity, Alive and Well in Kopassus Revenge Killings
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