In the news
- Indonesian fishing boats are heading to South China Sea waters to assert the country’s maritime rights.
- Australian and Indonesian intelligence agencies will begin exchanging officers to boost counter-terrorism coordination.
- Academic Richard Robison says Indonesia will not be Asia’s next big power because its economic elite doesn’t need it to be.
- Melbourne Uni’s Talking Indonesia podcast looks at the huge urban planning problems in Indonesia’s cities.
- This week’s Tempo magazine has an in-depth look at the progress of Indonesia’s twelve economic reform packages.
At the AIYA Blog
- We continue our reviews of recent Indonesian film hits with the Dutch-set Negeri van Oranje.
- The Krakatoas are continuing their AFL success by teaming up to promote Netball in Indonesia.
Events & opportunities
- Lunch with @DubesAustralia: Canberrans are invited to join Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia for a lunch on 21 July to chat about how the region can benefit from economic ties with Indonesia.
- #AADC2: yes, the sequel to the hit Ada Apa Dengan Cinta? is coming to Australia, along with the cast and crew, for screenings in Sydney, Adelaide and Darwin.