AIYA Links for 26 April, 2013
- AIYA appeared in the Australian this week, talking about challenges in the Indonesian work and holiday visa program.
- The Jakarta Globe ran an op-ed on the same topic on Tuesday.
- The Australian Network’s Newsline program looks at how graffiti is being used to help street children in Jakarta.
- On the AIYA blog, our Tasmanian chapter president Danny Carney made three suggestions for getting the most out of an exchange program.
- Kompas visits Indonesian classes in Melbourne and Tasmania.
- The Indonesian government is making a second attempt to cut fuel subsidies.
- A survey of second-language English speakers suggests that Indonesians are amongst the 20 best countries.
- Multinationals are rushing to invest in Indonesia’s consumer market, according to the New York Times.
- ‘As Indonesia gears up for election, fears of corruption soar‘.
- Indonesian observers will be monitoring next week’s elections in Malaysia.
Events and opportunities:
- The Indonesian Film Festival is running in Melbourne until the 2nd of May.
- The Lowy Institute is looking for op-eds from undergraduate students to potentially appear on their Interpreter blog.
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