AIYA Links for 17 May, 2013
It’s your last chance! Our survey on the attitudes and opinions of young people on the Australia-Indonesia relationship is closing tomorrow. If you haven’t already, take it now.
- We’ve published a new career champions profile, this time on Aubrey Belford, a Jakarta-based journalist with the Global Mail and Reuters.
- ‘Legislating against the supernatural’: Inside Indonesia on proposed laws to ban sorcery.
- Just 216 HSC students took Indonesian as a second language in New South Wales last year, according to the Australian.
- Our blog post from Courtney Saville, Australia’s candidate in the 2013 Malay Language Speaking competition, has been published in Indonesian on the Radio Australia website.
- Indonesia’s tropical forests are set to benefit from a further clearing ban.
- Australian cattle farmers are hoping for an increase in live cattle exports.
- PT Kereta Api is cancelling its women-only train services in Jakarta.
- Indonesian tycoons are cashing in on a rising stock market to sell stakes in their companies.
Events and opportunities…
- AIYA NSW’s official chapter launch is happening tonight at the University of Sydney!
- Sumardi, an Indonesian puppet master, will be touring Australia starting in June.