Only 39 years
old, the Indonesian scholar Anies Baswedan's thoughts have been
considered so influential that Foreign Policy magazine has rated this
Rector of Paramadina University 60th on a list of... Read More...
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono sat at the head of the table staring down
the two ministers implicated in a multi-million dollar bribery
scandal. It was a well choreographed scene.
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since Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was elected president of Indonesia in
2004 on a pledge to root out corruption, the country has been waiting
for him to do it. But despite the strenuous efforts of the country’s
boldly named Corruption Eradicat... Read More...
If all goes well, at
the first of 2009 Indonesia will engineer a radical redesign of its
tax structure, instituting election-year tax sweeteners, slashing
income taxes and eliminating the country&rsquo... Read More...
Asked about his view of
the Indonesian economy, Angel Gurria, the head of the Organization
for Economic Co-operation and Development, harks back to an old Avis
rental car ad campaign.
“When ... Read More...
After years of chronic underinvestment
in energy infrastructure, Indonesia is heading the list of Asian
countries struggling to keep its lights on. It has been forced to
schedule a series of rolling blackouts across the capital city of
Jakarta and t... Read More...
Indonesia's religious life in the post-Suharto era has
been marked by the emergence of extreme religious radicalism. The
conflict between Muslims and Christians in Poso in the province of
Sulawesi Te... Read More...
As far as
headquarters go, the small office tucked behind a crumbling villa in
central Jakarta, with just four computers and a fish tank, is
underwhelming. But from this room, dedicated rights activis... Read More...
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horrific bombings in Bali in 2002, Indonesia has co... Read More...