In the news
- The Economist says China has created a rival after recent maritime spats with Indonesia.
- Indonesia will step up oil exploration and fishing around the Natuna Islands in response.
- Reuters reports on the ‘expat exodus’ from Jakarta as Indonesia’s resources boom tapers off.
- Indonesia’s coal mining regions are left with a toxic legacy of ignored environmental laws.
- Allan Behm at the ASPI Strategist looks at Indonesia’s options in dealing with Natuna issues.