May 28, 2018 Last Updated 11:04 AM, May 9, 2018

Politics

Polluting Bali

Environmental groups protest a power plant at Lovina

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Who benefits?

For the Forest Tobelo people, regional autonomy is a mixed blessing

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Acehnese voices

As reconstruction moves into high gear, it’s time to listen to tsunami victims

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Semsar Siahaan (1952-2005)

An outsider to all establishments, even artistic ones, Semsar Siahaan is yet to be accorded his rightful place among the ranks of great Indonesian artists

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Writing back

Local theatre in Makassar reveals a backlash against Java-centrism

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Forty years on

With Suharto gone, the anniversary of the 1965 coup attempt is more controversial than ever

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Living in peace

Living in peace

The village of Oelua proves that Indonesians can live with difference.

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Latest Articles

Review: History wars in the Netherlands

Apr 11, 2018 - JOOST COTE

Boys under the blade

Mar 09, 2018 - BROOKE NOLAN

Wawonii boys. Credit: Brooke Nolan

Entertainment, violence and inclusion all play a part in the circumcision practices of a remote corner of Southeast Sulawesi

Saving Lombok’s beaches 

Mar 09, 2018 - GARY FORSDIKE

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 

Diplomasi pendopo dan gamelan sekar laras

Feb 16, 2018 - DUNCAN GRAHAM

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