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2020/02/10 | The Interpreter
Australia-Indonesia: An Uncertain World Makes for Firm Friends
Australia and Indonesia have more and more in common, a fact which should challenge old tropes about their differences.
2020/01/22 | Mongabay
Award-Winning Environmental Editor Arrested in Indonesia
Mongabay editor Philip Jacobson was detained in Indonesia on December 17, 2019 over an alleged issue with his business visa.
2019/12/03 | Mongabay
Indonesia Must Stop Its Coal Plant Building Spree By 2020 to Meet Climate Goals
Indonesia must stop building coal-fired power plants by next year if it’s to keep up its commitments to the Paris climate agreement, according to a new analysis.
2019/11/14 | Op-Ed
Uncovering the Unofficial Taiwan-Indonesia Relations
A brief overview of how Taiwan and Indonesia have maintained a friendly relationship over the past three decades.
2019/11/05 | Op-Ed
Indonesia Should Stop Fearing Chinese Workers
Indonesia’s growing anti-Chinese sentiment is mostly based on bias and disinformation, which will end up being unproductive to the country’s economic progress.
Indonesia's Pangolin Trafficking Network Resembles Sophisticated Drug Trade
Indonesia's pangolin trafficking network is incredibly sophisticated and some of the transactions have been linked to convicted drug lord Togiman.
2019/02/06 | Mongabay
Asian Banks Are Giving Billions to Companies Linked With Deforestation
According to a recent analysis and report, financial backing for palm oil, pulp and paper and other industries associated with forest loss in Southeast Asia is estimated to have topped US$60 billion over the past five years.
2018/10/29 | TIME
INDONESIA: Lion Air Plane Crashes Into Sea With 189 People On Board
Search and rescue operations are underway after the crash, which serves as another blow to Indonesia's dismal aviation safety record.
2018/10/07 | Global Voices
INDONESIA: Indie Film Festival Acts as a Lens Into Indigenous Papua
A new indie film festival gives a deeper look into the hardships and triumphs of Papua's indigenous amid ongoing land disputes and conflict with Jakarta.
2018/09/01 | Mongabay
Indigenous Architecture Credited With Saving Lives in Lombok Quakes
The Indonesian government often dismisses indigenous dwellings as 'slum villages,' but residents have no desire to move into concrete houses.
2018/08/08 | East Asia Forum
ANALYSIS: How to Unlock the Potential of Indonesia's Women-Led SMEs
Policymakers in Indonesia should do more to facilitate the growth of women-led small and medium enterprises, which contributed 10% of Indonesia's 2014 GDP.
2018/08/06 | TIME
UPDATE: Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 98, Over 200 Injured
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok and was felt throughout neighboring Bali. Rescuers continue to search for survivors, and authorities warn the death toll could climb further.
2018/08/06 | Mongabay
China's Belt and Road Might Endanger the World's Rarest Ape
A key Belt and Road hydropower dam project in Sumatra, Indonesia could threaten the rarest species of great ape in the world. Only about 800 Tapanuli orangutans remain, and they may be right in China's path.