In the news
- Badminton teammates Ahmad Tontowi and Liliyana Natsir gave Indonesia an Independence Day present of a gold medal at the Rio Olympics.
- Controversy over Indonesians with dual citizenship, from a Depok school student to a cabinet minister, has one prominent journalist worried about anti-foreign prejudice.
- New Mandala: Bhatara Ibnu Reza on the danger that anti-crime crackdowns become the pretext for human rights abuses.
- At Indonesia at Melbourne: Dina Afrianty on how Indonesian divorce law doesn’t work for women.
At the AIYA Blog
- The ReelOzInd! short film festival team caught up with Dery Prananda (who won Best Fiction and Best Film) and Josephine Lie (winner of Best Collaboration).
Events & opportunities
- Ada Apa Dengan Cinta 2 (plus cast and crew) kicks off its Australian tour this weekend: get your tickets now!
- ReelOzInd! short film screenings also begin in Melbourne this weekend. Full details here.
- Fresh at the AIYA Jobs Board this week, a huge range of opportunities in Indonesia, Singapore and the US.