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The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
April 11, 2019
The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
Indonesia’s natural resource industry funds both campaigns – which may be why it remains free from debate.
The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
Suharto’s Shadow Still Lingers in Indonesian Museums
February 06, 2019
Suharto’s Shadow Still Lingers in Indonesian Museums
“New Order” history is a sensitive topic as Indonesia’s presidential election approaches.
Suharto’s Shadow Still Lingers in Indonesian Museums
Are Indonesia and Malaysia Ready to Stand up for China’s Muslims?
January 28, 2019
Are Indonesia and Malaysia Ready to Stand up for China’s Muslims?
The two Southeast Asian states might be the best hope for pressure from the Islamic world.
Are Indonesia and Malaysia Ready to Stand up for China’s Muslims?
The X Factors in Indonesia’s Presidential Race
December 01, 2018
The X Factors in Indonesia’s Presidential Race
Economy and religion could define Indonesia’s 2019 presidential elections.
The X Factors in Indonesia’s Presidential Race
Will ‘Fake News’ Determine Indonesia’s Next President?
November 09, 2018
Will ‘Fake News’ Determine Indonesia’s Next President?
Nearly two years after Ahok, is Indonesia better prepared for misinformation ahead of 2019’s presidential election?
Will ‘Fake News’ Determine Indonesia’s Next President?
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
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