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Jakarta and Jerusalem: Australia's Israel Embassy Decision
October 23, 2018
Jakarta and Jerusalem: Australia's Israel Embassy Decision
Australia’s potential Israel embassy policy will impact Australia-Indonesia relations.
Jakarta and Jerusalem: Australia's Israel Embassy Decision
Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat
October 07, 2018
Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat
JI, which remains a potent force, is benefitting from a narrow focus on Islamic State.
Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat
Indonesia Devastated by Tsunami, Time Running Out
October 05, 2018
Indonesia Devastated by Tsunami, Time Running Out
As of October 4, the death toll had risen to 1,424.
Indonesia Devastated by Tsunami, Time Running Out
Who Wants to Be an Indonesian Civil Servant? Almost Everyone.
October 04, 2018
Who Wants to Be an Indonesian Civil Servant? Almost Everyone.
Being a PNS remains one of the most popular ambitions in the country. Here's why.
Who Wants to Be an Indonesian Civil Servant? Almost Everyone.
Sharia Is Here to Stay in Indonesia’s Aceh
September 27, 2018
Sharia Is Here to Stay in Indonesia’s Aceh
Even an attempt just to hold Sharia-dictated canings in private was ultimately unsuccessful.
Sharia Is Here to Stay in Indonesia’s Aceh
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
September 07, 2018
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
Timorese victims of Indonesian occupation speak of murdered human rights defender Munir Said Thalib.
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
September 05, 2018
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
Indonesia’s rupiah is nearing levels last seen in the Asian Financial Crisis. Here's why this time is different.
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
Compounding Trauma: Indonesia’s Abortion Law
August 14, 2018
Compounding Trauma: Indonesia’s Abortion Law
“The abortion law in Indonesia makes it almost impossible to protect women.”
Compounding Trauma: Indonesia’s Abortion Law
Lombok: After the Earthquake
August 09, 2018
Lombok: After the Earthquake
The powerful earthquake left at least 131 dead in Lombok, Indonesia.
Lombok: After the Earthquake
The World’s Last Whale Hunters
July 30, 2018
The World’s Last Whale Hunters
The Lamalerans still hunt whales the traditional way -- in a wooden boat, with a harpoon.
The World’s Last Whale Hunters
Indonesia’s Aging Farmers
July 12, 2018
Indonesia’s Aging Farmers
Fewer young people are looking to work the paddies, threatening Indonesia's dream of rice self-sufficiency.
Indonesia’s Aging Farmers
Indonesia’s Booming Tourism Industry
June 07, 2018
Indonesia’s Booming Tourism Industry
What growth in Indonesia's tourism sector tells us about Jokowi’s economic policies.
Indonesia’s Booming Tourism Industry
Indonesia’s Prison System Is Broken
May 23, 2018
Indonesia’s Prison System Is Broken
A deadly prison riot underscores the risk of radicalization behind bars.
Indonesia’s Prison System Is Broken
Is Indonesia Newly Under Attack?
May 14, 2018
Is Indonesia Newly Under Attack?
“Welcome to the Holy Month of Jihad.”
Is Indonesia Newly Under Attack?
Foreign Workers Under Fire Ahead of Indonesian Presidential Election
May 10, 2018
Foreign Workers Under Fire Ahead of Indonesian Presidential Election
Employing foreigners is a topic that divides the nation, making it the perfect campaign issue.
Foreign Workers Under Fire Ahead of Indonesian Presidential Election
Winning Hearts on China’s Belt and Road
May 04, 2018
Winning Hearts on China’s Belt and Road
Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative needs to win hearts, not just projects, in Southeast Asia.
Winning Hearts on China’s Belt and Road
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