Jul 17, 2018 Last Updated 6:30 AM, Jul 17, 2018

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Princess of populism

Princess of populism

Megawati Soekarnoputri stakes her claim to opposition, but will it be enough to stem her party's decline?

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Expectant fathers

Expectant fathers

Men should be more involved in maternal and newborn health care

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Doctors in training

Doctors in training

 

Better assessment could provide the answer to problems caused by the rapid expansion of places available in Indonesian public medical schools

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Killing for God

Killing for God

When Nahdlatul Ulama members killed communists, they believed they were doing it for God

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Accomplices in atrocity

Accomplices in atrocity

The mass killings of 1965-66 in Indonesia were international, not just local, events - and the US played an important role

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Down but not out

Down but not out

Islamic political parties did not do well, but Islamic politics are going mainstream

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