In the news
- Bloomberg reports Indonesia will move to a fixed-subsidy system for fuel in 2016.
- Fresh optimism from financial markets on Indonesian government debt.
- Two fresh pieces at Inside Indonesia: religious themes in Indonesian soap operas, and the internet’s effect on political debate.
- The Golkar Party is in chaos as a struggle over the party’s chairmanship heats up.
- Amnesty International calls on Indonesia to stop criminalising ‘devious’ religious practice and speech.
- Indonesia signs up to a new China-backed regional development bank.
- Lion Air becomes aircraft manufacturer ATR’s biggest customer after signing a $1B deal for new regional planes.
Events and opportunities
- Vote! Victorians in Jakarta who want to vote in tomorrow’s state election have until 16:00WIB today to cast a ballot at the Australian Embassy—voting will not be available on election day.
- At the AIYA Job Board: applications for internships at Asialink in Sydney are still open, and ACICIS is still taking applications for a Yogya-based IT Officer position.