May 26, 2018 Last Updated 11:04 AM, May 9, 2018

Edition 132: Building Jakarta

Politics, infrastructure and society in the modern megacity

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Apr 28, 2018

Building Jakarta

Politics, infrastructure and society in the modern megacity

By ELISABETH KRAMER & WAYNE PALMER

Apr 28, 2018

Distance matters: social housing for the poor

For Jakarta’s most vulnerable, vertical social housing creates more problems than it solves

By AMALINDA SAVIRANI & IAN WILSON

Apr 28, 2018

Menyoal jarak: Hunian sosial bagi masyarakat miskin

Bagi kelompok miskin Jakarta, hunian sosial vertikal lebih banyak membawa masalahan daripada solusi

By AMALINDA SAVIRANI & IAN WILSON 2

Apr 28, 2018

Transport policy in gridlock

Attractive public transport and well-considered traffic policies are what Jakarta needs

By JAMES GUILD

Apr 28, 2018

Minibus and Transjakarta: Transport wars?

New mass transport infrastructure is disrupting Jakarta’s minibus economy

By Rémi Desmoulière & Fariz Panghegar

Apr 27, 2018

City of traps

People with disabilities are being left behind by Jakarta’s massive infrastructure developments

By BAHRUL FUAD

Apr 28, 2018

Roadside medicine men

Bootleg medicine sales are part of Indonesia’s healthcare infrastructure

By TRACI SUDANA

Apr 11, 2018

Review: History wars in the Netherlands

By JOOST COTE

Mar 28, 2018

Boys under the blade

Wawonii boys. Credit: Brooke Nolan

Entertainment, violence and inclusion all play a part in the circumcision practices...

By BROOKE NOLAN

Mar 14, 2018

Saving Lombok’s beaches 

Loading the day's waste from Gili Air for transport to a Lombok dump

Well-informed local organisations could save Lombok’s beaches from a largely local threat 

By GARY FORSDIKE

Feb 16, 2018

Diplomasi pendopo dan gamelan sekar laras

By DUNCAN GRAHAM

Feb 13, 2018

Crossing the finish line

Wilson Tjandinegara (photo courtesy of Guoji Ribao)

Bilingual Chinese-Indonesian writer Wilson Tjandinegara built bridges within Indonesia’s literary culture

By JOSH STENBERG 2

Feb 13, 2018

A showcase of harmony

The Leyun Choir (樂韻合唱團) performs

Celebrating Indonesia’s birthday with the Mandarin choirs of Jakarta

By JOSH STENBERG

Feb 07, 2018

Review: Ending the silence

By JOOST COTE

Feb 01, 2018

Social exclusion in a state urban mega-development

Multi-generational villagers’ land and homes are being expropriated for the new capital  Credit: Alyssa Shamsa Wilbur

Indonesia’s first 'new city' may not be addressing the urban problems it...

By SARAH MOSER & ALYSSA WILBUR

Jan 24, 2018

Sectarianism, culture and politics

Photo by VOA (Fathiyah Wardah)

An emerging conservative Muslim coalition is a force to be reckoned with...

By MARK WOODWARD

Jan 06, 2018

Review: Identity and pleasure, on screen

Source: Cinema Poetica

Identity and Pleasure: The Politics of Indonesian Screen Culture invites us to...

By FADJAR I THUFAIL

Dec 21, 2017

Essay: Masked but not hidden

Credit: Erlinawati Graham

A small museum in Java is preserving a storytelling tradition, and the...

By DUNCAN GRAHAM

Nov 13, 2017

Essay: Getting to know you through a pendopo

A look at the journey and contribution of a longtime Australian teacher...

By DUNCAN GRAHAM

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