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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
Indonesia's Traffic Woes
April 24, 2018
Indonesia's Traffic Woes
Congested roads and few traffic laws are proving to be a deadly combination.
Indonesia's Traffic Woes
Sumatra's Magic Mountains
April 18, 2018
Sumatra's Magic Mountains
In Sumatra, animism lingers alongside Islam. That combination could be wildlife's best chance for survival.
Sumatra's Magic Mountains
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
March 28, 2018
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
If things don’t change, the world’s most ignored big emitter could be the one that dooms the global climate.
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
March 07, 2018
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
The 1977 Dunn Report outlined grave human rights abuses in East Timor. Too bad Canberra tried to bury it.
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
Living in the Shadow of Mount Sinabung
March 02, 2018
Living in the Shadow of Mount Sinabung
As Mount Sinabung keeps erupting, the Indonesian government struggles to tackle a long-running natural disaster.
Living in the Shadow of Mount Sinabung
Bali Fights Back
February 27, 2018
Bali Fights Back
Bali’s ‘Tolak Reklamasi’ movement echoes the consciousness of past injustices.
Bali Fights Back
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