The Chinese who fled Sukarno’s Indonesia to build a new Bali under Mao

It’s early Monday morning in a village in Quanzhou, Fujian province, and a group of Chinese men are sitting around playing dominoes. As they joke...

The Controversial Stance of Indonesian Minister of Religion Against Radicalism

  A week appointed as Minister of Religion, Fachrul Razi, made a controversial statement. The four-star general alluded to the matter of the state civil...

Indonesia protests: Land bill at center of unrest

  JAKARTA — In late September, international news outlets caught flak for their coverage of Indonesia’s largest mass protests since the 1998 uprising that led...

Paper Giants Continued to Source Wood from Controversial Supplier

  In 2018, Indonesian pulp and paper producers Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Limited (APRIL) and Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) continued to source wood...

European Union considers public petition to ban Indonesian paper company?

  (Brussels, 25/6). Reports by Brussels insiders suggest the European Union may table a submission to the European parliament brought against the controversial Indonesian paper...

New NGO report highlights APP’s continued involvement in deforestation

  A group of NGOs under the Anti Forest Mafia Coalition, including WWF-Indonesia, has published a joint report highlighting that Sinar Mas Group’s Asia Pulp...

Prabowo-Sandi Only Leads in Student Voters?

The legislative elections and the presidential election for the first time were held simultaneously, April 17th 2019. Especially for the...

Acrobatics to Save Batang Toru

The Indonesian public was shocked by the statement of the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan. In an...

Indonesia has benefited from the US-China trade war, minister says

The ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China has opened up new opportunities for Indonesia, the Southeast...

China promotes use of yuan among Southeast Asian nations

  China published a five-year blueprint on Friday seeking economic and financial integration between southern Guangxi province and Southeast Asia, representing Beijing's latest effort to...