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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.

2019/03/27 | New Mandala

INDONESIA: Which Candidates Are Running on Islamic Identity?

Candidates for legislative office in Indonesia's upcoming elections seem hesitant to latch onto polarizing religious rhetoric.

2019/01/17 | The Interpreter

INDONESIA: An Election of Identity Politics and Peace Offerings

Vice presidential nominee Ma’ruf Amin has notably offered an olive branch to former Jakarta mayor Ahok.

2018/09/10 | Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat & Hanif Muhammad

ANALYSIS: Jokowi & Subianto Have Few Answers for Faltering Indonesian Economy

Presidential challenger Prabowo Subianto fired his first shot at incumbent Joko Widodo's economic policy, but both candidates have plenty to prove.

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 | 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.

2018/02/26 | TIME

INDONESIA: Widodo Makes Show of Paying for Metallica Album

The gift was presented by Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen on a state visit last year.

2017/05/22 | Phelim Kine

OPINION: Indonesia, Please Stop Public Flogging of Gay Men

The president should denounce punishment of 85 lashes for ‘sodomy’ in Aceh, writes Phelim Kine.

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

2016/11/02 | Sidney Jones

Why Indonesian Religious Extremists are Gaining Ground

Indonesia’s spineless political leaders have allowed extremists to seize the momentum and foment religious hatred.

2016/07/27 | Olivia Yang

Indonesian Authorities Say 'Time is Approaching' for More Executions

The first round of executions in the country since last April will reportedly take place later this week, and many are calling for a halt.

2015/10/22 | 關鍵評論網 ASEAN:馬六甲

ASEAN News: Indonesian President to Relax Restrictions on Foreign Investments

In an interview before he visited the US, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said he would assess the limits on foreign investments in Indonesia's strict regulations. He says these relevant laws are why Widodo hasn’t been able to fulfill his promise of a couple billion US dollars of foreign investment.