Aug 20, 2019 Last Updated 5:27 AM, Aug 7, 2019

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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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Insecurity for NGOs

Western security agendas have shifted donor priorities, forcing NGOs to rethink their own agendas

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Acehnese voices

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

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A free lunch?

Much aid comes with strings attached – crippling loan repayments, exploitation of resources and vulnerability to unfriendly international markets

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Competing Papuan identities

Aug 07, 2019 - PETRUS K FARNEUBUN

Jayapura, West Papua / Alex Drainville @Flickr Creative Commons

A battle is looming between an emboldened pro-independence movement and Papuans who are pro-Indonesia

Alternative tourism in Bali

Jul 22, 2019 - HANNAH SUTTON

Student volunteers and the local community collected rubbish and turned it into an ogoh-ogoh for local Balinese festivities. Source/ Sea Communities

Community programs in northern Bali are aiming to avoid negative impacts of tourism so evident in the south

Untreated trauma in Nduga

Jul 01, 2019 - HIPOLITUS YOLISANDRY RINGGI WANGGE

A teacher formerly posted in Nduga, holds her infant while instructing the children in the emergency school / Sorang Saragih

The plight of Papua’s internally displaced persons is not being recognised by the Indonesian government

The waste emergency

Jun 11, 2019 - ROLF HAJEK

 / Instagram @nickpumphreyphoto

Government, producers and the public must all cooperate to tackle Indonesia’s waste problems

Bogus redemption

Jun 02, 2019 - MUHTAR HABIBI

Charlie Hartanto / Flickr

Mudik forms a bogus redemption for many precarious workers amid a lack of decent jobs in both rural and urban areas

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