In the news
- Armies of Indonesians are counting votes from last week’s presidential election—here’s a great explainer from the Wall Street Journal team on how it all works.
- A remarkable effort in crowdsourced election monitoring has been underway, tallying up a ‘people’s count’ to go alongside official numbers being released on Tuesday.
- Two polling firms which showed a Prabowo Subianto win last week have been kicked out of the pollsters’ association for ethical violations.
- Meanwhile, investors are in ‘wait and see mode’, says this Jakarta Globe piece.
- Thushara Dibley has a great piece at Inside Indonesia on how Indonesia’s disabled community made its voice heard in this election.
- Meanwhile, II‘s current feature edition focuses on the relationship between business and politics in Indonesia.
On the blog
- AIYA blogger Clarissa Tanurahardja introduces us to Kelas Inspirasi, a volunteer program which brings professionals in to Indonesian schools to share their skills and experiences.
- Event wrap: Prof. Tim Lindsey was the guest speaker at the latest of AIYA Victoria’s series of Basa-Basi public discussions.
Jobs & opportunities
- Melbourne, 30 July: business guru Debnath Guharoy from Roy Morgan Indonesia will be speaking at AIYA Victoria’s Basa-Basi public discussion.
- Melbourne, 6/10 August: Bali-based @DanielZiv‘s acclaimed documentary Jalanan is coming to Australia! It will be shown as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival’s Accent on Asia series.
- New at the AIYA Job Board: ACICIS is looking for a Program Officer to oversee its new Business Professional Practicum (Jakarta-based).
Photo above: Reuters.