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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
US-Indonesia Relations: From Aspiration to Achievement
February 21, 2018
US-Indonesia Relations: From Aspiration to Achievement
How to avoid illusions and achieve gains in the U.S.-Indonesia relationship.
US-Indonesia Relations: From Aspiration to Achievement
Indonesia’s Indian Community
February 09, 2018
Indonesia’s Indian Community
Despite a large Tamil community in North Sumatra, Indian-Indonesians still struggle for recognition and opportunities.
Indonesia’s Indian Community
Indonesia's New Military Commander
January 17, 2018
Indonesia's New Military Commander
Hadi Tjahjanto will face both political and security challenges as Indonesia gears up for elections.
Indonesia's New Military Commander
Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia
November 17, 2017
Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia
Rising Islamic conservatism, especially among youths, is a worrying trend for Indonesia.
Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia
Want 4 Wives? In Indonesia, There’s an App for That
November 02, 2017
Want 4 Wives? In Indonesia, There’s an App for That
A new social media app, along with high-profile practitioners, has Indonesia talking about polygamy.
Want 4 Wives? In Indonesia, There’s an App for That
Is the Philippines Violent Drug War Spreading to Indonesia?
October 06, 2017
Is the Philippines Violent Drug War Spreading to Indonesia?
The war on drugs is popular, even as the bodies pile up.
Is the Philippines Violent Drug War Spreading to Indonesia?
‘Relax, It’s Just Religion,’ Says Indonesian Author
August 23, 2017
‘Relax, It’s Just Religion,’ Says Indonesian Author
To foster tolerance, Feby Indirani's new book encourages understanding through humor.
‘Relax, It’s Just Religion,’ Says Indonesian Author
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
July 20, 2017
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
The 50-year relationship between Indonesia and its largest taxpayer comes under scrutiny.
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
April 21, 2017
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Ahok's defeat says less about the rise of Islamism and more about the strength of entrenched political interests.
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
April 03, 2017
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
The scandal could serve as a political turning point for President Joko Widodo.
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
Indonesia and the Islamic State Threat
March 15, 2017
Indonesia and the Islamic State Threat
How big a danger do returning fighters pose to Indonesia?
Indonesia and the Islamic State Threat
Almost Human: Orangutans in Indonesia
February 24, 2017
Almost Human: Orangutans in Indonesia
Life in the Orangutan Conservation Center in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Almost Human: Orangutans in Indonesia
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