AIYA Links for 23 March, 2013
We’re running a little late this week – so instead, consider this week’s post a bumper weekend edition. Don’t forget you can sign up to receive these links straight to your inbox each week.
- Erin McMahon asks whether Australia’s diplomatic push in Indonesia is too late.
- Some Australian universities are noticing an increase in enrolments after the Asian Century white paper.
- The Jakarta Globe argues that Lion Air’s record aircraft orders teach Indonesia a lesson about its entrepreneurs.
- Radio Australia covers the demolition of the Bekasi Protestant Church. Activists argue that religious intolerance undermines other rights.
- Since 2010, five Indonesian ships have sunk while carrying minerals to China. The Economist describes it as an ‘avoidable tragedy’.
- The Australian cattle industry is building a relationship with its Indonesian counterpart – including a recently-expanded exchange program.
- The regulatory environment for foreign universities planning to open Indonesia is ‘uncertain’, according to The Australian.
- Indonesian-language coverage of Thursday’s events in Canberra from Suara Pembaruan, Radio Australia and Inilah.com.
Events and opportunities:
- ACICIS are looking to fill an administrative position at their secretariat in Perth.
- The Australia-Indonesia Institute is looking for participants in its Muslim Exchange Program.