Wikileaks Reveals ‘Unprecedented’ Media Silencing in Australia
August 04, 2014
Wikileaks Reveals ‘Unprecedented’ Media Silencing in Australia
An attempt by the Australian government to suppress details of a corruption case has backfired.
Wikileaks Reveals ‘Unprecedented’ Media Silencing in Australia
Is Jokowi’s Victory Good for Australia?
July 30, 2014
Is Jokowi’s Victory Good for Australia?
Canberra may have reason to be hopeful that relations will improve, but there are some concerns.
Is Jokowi’s Victory Good for Australia?
Jokowi’s Win a Sign of Indonesian Transition
July 23, 2014
Jokowi’s Win a Sign of Indonesian Transition
His presidency will face early challenges, meaning Joko will need to draw on his popular and regional support.
Jokowi’s Win a Sign of Indonesian Transition
Indonesia: A Bigger Role in the South China Sea?
July 09, 2014
Indonesia: A Bigger Role in the South China Sea?
As Indonesia goes to the polls, the expectations of its international partners are growing.
Indonesia: A Bigger Role in the South China Sea?
Indonesia’s Elections: Promises and Policy Outcomes
July 03, 2014
Indonesia’s Elections: Promises and Policy Outcomes
The candidates are offering plenty of rhetoric, but can they actually deliver on their promises?
Indonesia’s Elections: Promises and Policy Outcomes
Australia: Mending Ties With Indonesia
June 09, 2014
Australia: Mending Ties With Indonesia
While Abbott and Yudhoyono take the first steps in repairing frayed relations.
Australia: Mending Ties With Indonesia
Indonesia’s Ambassador Returns to Canberra
May 28, 2014
Indonesia’s Ambassador Returns to Canberra
The return is a step towards the normalization of relations following last year’s spy scandal.
Indonesia’s Ambassador Returns to Canberra
Doha Looks to Southeast Asia
May 21, 2014
Doha Looks to Southeast Asia
Qatar and Indonesia take advantage of trade and investment opportunities to strengthen regional ties.
Doha Looks to Southeast Asia
The Jokowi Effect in Southeast Asia
May 16, 2014
The Jokowi Effect in Southeast Asia
Joko Widodo’s potential presidential victory could well inspire other citizen movements in Southeast Asia.
The Jokowi Effect in Southeast Asia
Indonesians Shrug Off ‘Taper Tantrums’
February 22, 2014
Indonesians Shrug Off ‘Taper Tantrums’
Despite an uncertain outlook, investor and consumer confidence is high.
Indonesians Shrug Off ‘Taper Tantrums’
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Outdated infrastructure and constant gridlock are worsening with rapid growth in car ownership.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
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