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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.
2018/01/23 | Febriana Firdaus
Will Indonesia Finally Move Its Capital?
The clogged city of Jakarta has been on the chopping block for decades.
2017/08/03 | Gustav Brown
Old Power Re-Emerges in Indonesia
What appears to be the emergence of a new religious politics in Indonesia is, in reality, the re-emergence of an old power apparatus — that of the New Order deep state.
2017/06/14 | Amalinda Savirani
Jakarta Still Belongs to the Oligarchs
Persistent urban issues such as land, environment and spatial planning has both reflected and reproduced spatial inequality among social classes.
2017/05/16 | Camely Arta
Rampant Sexual Harassment in Jakarta Factories - New Doco Reveals
In the 22-minute documentary, a former female worker spoke about the prevalence of sexual harassment in Jakarta factories.
2017/04/27 | Jeffrey Hutton
Coldplay, Ahok and Fixing Jakarta
To make progress in Jakarta, it won’t be enough to simply say: 'I will fix you.'
2017/04/23 | Timo Duile
Reactionary Islamism in Indonesia
At the end of 2016, two large demonstrations organized by reactionary Muslim groups took place in Jakarta. The protesters called for the arrest of the Christian Governor of Jakarta, Basuki Purnama, an ethnic Chinese man commonly referred to as Ahok, whom they accused of blasphemy.
2017/04/18 | Edward Aspinall
Sectarian Schisms to Decide Jakarta’s Election?
If ethnic and religious sectarian politics push Ahok’s opponent over the line, it would bode poorly for the future of Indonesia’s pluralistic democracy.
2017/02/20 | Jeffrey Hutton
The Heart of the Matter in Jakarta
The silver lining from Wednesday’s results is that Ahok, an ethnic Chinese, was on the ballot at all, writes Jeffrey Hutton in Jakarta.
2017/02/16 | Liam Gammon
Jokowi’s Stake in Jakarta’s Gubnatorial Race
After the results of the polls yesterday, Ahok and Anies will compete in a runoff election in April. An Ahok victory was and is Jokowi’s ideal scenario
2017/02/02 | The Japan Times
OPINION: Indonesia’s Critical Tolerance Test
The turmoil surrounding Jakarta's governor is a test of Indonesia's democracy and its commitment to a tolerant and open form of Islam.
2017/01/04 | Jeffrey Hutton
From Turning Tricks to Stomping Kickflips in Jakarta
Park life in the slums: Why the problems facing the controversial Jakarta governor could hurt the city’s skateboarding community.
2016/12/27 | Jeffrey Hutton
HIV in Asia – A Tale of Two Cities
The cultural and institutional headwinds suggest Indonesia’s HIV-AIDS epidemic will get worse before it gets better, writes Jeff Hutton.
2016/12/06 | Jeffrey Hutton
Snow Days in Jakarta
The 200,000 Muslim conservative protesters who took to the streets of Jakarta on Friday walked a tightrope between success and alienation, writes Jeffrey Hutton.