Jun 05, 2020 Last Updated 5:56 AM, Jun 2, 2020

Education

Blaming Papuans

Blaming Papuans

Education is a mess in Papua’s highlands, but fault doesn’t lie with the Papuans alone

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The middle of nowhere

The middle of nowhere

Highland communities in Papua are demanding access to services, but there is a limit to what can be offered in the most remote settlements

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Art for Allah’s sake

Art for Allah’s sake

A unique pesantren, founded and led by an internationally recognised Indonesian calligrapher, attracts men and women from all over the archipelago

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Eager to work

Eager to work

The value of children’s paid work on Lombok’s tobacco plantations presents a challenge to emotive arguments for the wholesale banning of child labour

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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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Equal access?

Equal access?

Indonesia’s premier university needs to take action to improve facilities for disabled students

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Policy drift

Policy drift

Ten years after Suharto, the economy is not recovering fast enough

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