Indonesia

Indonesia’s Child Trafficking Crisis

Indonesia faces a huge problem of child trafficking involving children and underage teenagers, particularly on the resort islands of Bali and Batam, with its victims – both boys and girls – usually from poor fa... Read More...

Indonesian Farmers Seek to Stop Cement Plant

Dozens of women who have taken turns staging a heated protest – their feet encased in cement “shoes” – at the State Palace in Jakarta against the construction of a central Java cement factory have been catapult... Read More...

Asia in 2016: Indonesia

Indonesia recorded a fiscally promising 2016, with solid gross domestic growth and a supportive monetary environment bolstering economic momentum. Elected to office barely two years ago, President Joko "Joko... Read More...

Jakarta Globe Says Goodnight Indonesia

On Tuesday, Dec. 15, one of Asia’s most ambitious experiments in English-language journalism effectively came to an end with the decision to shut down the print version of the seven-year-old Jakarta Globe.  The... Read More...