Nov 19, 2018 Last Updated 2:51 AM, Nov 19, 2018

Edition 133: Sport in Indonesia

Sport, culture and politics in Indonesia

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Aug 05, 2018

Sport in Indonesia

Terminal 3 Bandara Internasional Soekarno Hatta, Tangerang, Banten, Kamis (2/8). ANTARA FOTO/Rivan Awal Lingga/wsj/18.

The upcoming Asian Games in Palembang and Jakarta, starting on 25 August, present a moment to focus our attention on the expression and uses of sport in Indonesia.

By ANDY FULLER ed.

Aug 05, 2018

Sport, politics and the 1962 Asian Games

Jakarta’s 1962 Asian Games were a symbol of Sukarno’s postcolonial nation-building

By STEFAN HUEBNER

Aug 05, 2018

Ana Surjanto’s Australian football family

Anna Surjanto   Source: Rosa

The young football player and coach is working hard to promote her new passion at home

By TIM FLICKER

Aug 05, 2018

Sport and the Indonesian nation

President Joko Widodo (second from right) cycles around Bundaran HI on car free day in Jakarta, Sunday (1/2). ANTARA FOTO/M Agung Rajasa/pd/15.

Indonesia’s leaders use sporting events to remind the people of their shared history and foster national pride

By FRIEDERIKE TROTIER

Aug 02, 2018

Bonek: the football fans’ resistance movement

Source: Hermawan Handaka courtesy of Fajar Junaedi

Persebaya supporters were forced to fight for years for their team’s recognition

By FAJAR JUNAEDI

Aug 02, 2018

Bonek: Gerakan perlawanan pendukung sepak bola

Source: Hermawan Handaka courtesy of Fajar Junaedi

Pendukung Persebaya selama bertahun-tahun dipaksa berjuang atas pengakuan Tim Mereka

By FAJAR JUNAEDI

Aug 05, 2018

Pencak Silat: Traditional martial art and modern sport

An interview with Ian Wilson, by Andy Fuller

By IAN WILSON

Aug 08, 2018

Persija: An urban identity

Source/ Jorgen Doyle

Jakarta’s fan club provides members with a stage for their city pride, but could achieve more for football

By NINDIA SATIMAN & ANDY FULLER

Nov 02, 2018

Photo essay: Hope in the face of disaster

Source/ Melanie Filler & Tim Barretto

Palu after the tsunami

By MELANIE FILLER & TIM BARRETTO

Oct 26, 2018

Surviving while seeking asylum

Hazara asylum seeker Shiringul first fled Afghanistan to Pakistan and then when the danger spread to Pakistan, she was forced to flee again, this time to Indonesia. She said the streets outside of Kalideres immigration detention centre were her best option. Source/ Gemima Harvey

A change in Australia’s asylum policy has denied refugees in Indonesia vital...

By GEMIMA HARVEY

Oct 01, 2018

Review: The killing season

More than 50 years on, mis-truths about the 1965-66 killings and what...

By FRANK BEYER

Sep 19, 2018

Essay: Harmony versus hate

Masykuri Bakri doesn’t fit the stereotype for a moderate Muslim leader

By DUNCAN GRAHAM

Sep 04, 2018

Islam-inspired renewable energy

Muhammad Djawis Masruri with Arahmaiani Feisal/ Source Kristina Großmann

A collaboration between a teacher and farmers in Central Java is unlocking...

By KRISTINA GROßMANN & ARAHMAIANI FEISAL

Aug 28, 2018

Forbidden smoke

Source/ Flickr Creative Commons/ d_mcplum

Banda Aceh’s anti-tobacco efforts are unfairly focused on women smokers

By RIZANNA ROSEMARY

Aug 20, 2018

The red thread

Kontras

A recently uncovered report reveals how anti-communist paranoia stoked abductions of pro-democracy activists...

By MATTHEW WOOLGAR

Jul 19, 2018

Obituary: The Danarto I knew

By SENO GUMIRA AJIDARMA

Jul 17, 2018

Review: A historical novel?

Islam’s limited presence in Kurniawan’s novel Beauty is a Wound seems surprising...

By GIORA ELIRAZ

Jun 29, 2018

Middle-path Islam

An As’adiyah pesantren alumni group from Makassar, South Sulawesi: Mark Woodward

The vibrant force of As’adiyah is countering Islamic extremism and safeguarding ethnic...

By MARK WOODWARD

Jun 18, 2018

Review: Bicultural leader Siauw Giok Tjhan

By SASKIA E WIERINGA

This Week

Source/ Doyle & Ekin  Wish images

Essay: Contesting urban beauty in Jakart…

JORGEN DOYLE & HANNAH EKIN

Walking Jakarta’s northern coastline reveals communities experiencing disruptive and rapid change

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