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In the news
- Indonesia’s top law minister Luhut Pandjaitan visited Australia with senior law enforcement officials to strengthen security ties.
- Nikkei Asian Review has several cover features on the political comeback of President Jokowi.
- Reuters pays a visit to Indonesia’s controversial Bela Negara program in West Java.
- The New York Times gives some attention to the ambitions of Jakarta’s no-nonsense Governor.
- The FT’s Avantika Chilikoti wonders why, despite all their history, Indonesia-India cultural ties are thin today.
- In haze news, Inside Indonesia looks at two new books on transboundary haze in Southeast Asia.
At the AIYA Blog
- We caught up with the Asia Education Foundation to discover more about the digital diplomacy of Next Door Land, the new DFAT-supported educational app.
- From a village in Nusa Tenggara to national TV and back: Wilibrodus Marianus on his career in journalism and the Indonesia Mengajar (Teach for Indonesia) program.