In the news
- The Indonesian Government announced stimulus measures after the global market slump sent the Rupiah to post-1998 lows.
- Bloomberg shines a light on widespread illegal tin mining in Bangka-Belitung province.
- Renewed slum-clearing in Jakarta sparks a debate about planning, the environment, and class—read Ken Setiawan at Indonesia at Melbourne and Roanne van Roorst and Rita Padawangi at New Mandala.
- Indonesia at Melbourne talks to lawyer Todung Mulya Lubis about justice sector reform.
- Eve Warburton argues at the Lowy Interpreter that ideology is fundamental to rising protectionism in Indonesia.
- At Inside Indonesia, Diego García Rodríguez on activists’ efforts to bring Indonesian LGBTI youth and faith leaders into dialogue.
At the AIYA Blog
- CAUSINDY co-founder Karina Akib on how we celebrated 70 years of Australia-Indonesia relations with the Australian Embassy, ANZ, and Australia Awards and AIYA/CAUSINDY alumni.
- “Roads Less Travelled”: AIYA Nusa Tenggara Timur‘s Albert Christian on his visit to Canberra for the ANU’s Asia-Pacific Week.