Aug 01, 2021 Last Updated 4:08 AM, Jul 29, 2021

Tourism

Wild West Batur

Resource stripping in Batur, Bali - Graeme MacRae

Beyond the tourism and real estate frontiers in Bali is a small branch of the global resource frontier.

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Mining paradise

Mining paradise

Local communities resist mining development on Sulawesi’s Bangka Island

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Inventing Papua

Inventing Papua

Migrants from South Sulawesi have played an important role in manufacturing a Papuan identity

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Bali'€™s wild side

Bali'€™s wild side

Managing conservation, tourism and the needs of local communities in Bali Barat National Park

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Rich, Asian and all-natural

Rich, Asian and all-natural

Indonesia’s wealthy partake of a booming spa tourism industry, joining a pan-Asian community of well-to-do consumers of the ‘non-west’

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Living like kings

Living like kings

Working-class Singaporeans travel to Indonesia’s Riau Islands in search of a fantasy built around sex.

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Post-bomb lessons

Post-bomb lessons

Strategic planning for disaster remains a low priority for the central government, despite the lessons learned in the aftermath of the Bali bombings.

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Eco-tourism for whom?

Eco-tourism for whom?

Bunaken National Marine Park is promoted as an ideal mix of tourism and conservation, but not all local people agree.

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Countering the information void to beat COVID-19

Jul 19, 2021 - LaporCovid-19

/ Ahmad Tri Hawaari

In the absence of reliable government information, citizens are stepping up to share local stories on COVID-19 and keep each other informed about the state of the pandemic

Carmel Budiardjo (1925-2021)

Jul 19, 2021 - KATHARINE MCGREGOR

/ Tapol.org

Human rights campaigner Carmel Budiardjo died aged 96 on 10 July 2021, after a long and dynamic life of activism dating back to her years as a student activist in...

Review: A narrative of denial

Jul 05, 2021 - PAT WALSH

COVID-19 denial in Indonesia

Jun 21, 2021 - NAJMAH, KUSNAN, SARI ANDAJANI, SHARYN GRAHAM DAVIES & TOM GRAHAM DAVIES

Antara Foto/ Irwansyah Putra

Mixed messaging from government about COVID-19 has left rumours and competing narratives to fill the information void, fuelling mistrust

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