Aug 24, 2019 Last Updated 5:27 AM, Aug 7, 2019

Health

Aging remarkably

A lifelong activist and retired midwife is teaching her peers to stay engaged… and not burden their children
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#StayAlive

Kemampuan media sosial untuk mencabut stigma seputar bunuh diri masih belum digunakan sepenuhnya
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#StayAlive

Social media’s ability to help cut through stigma and misinformation on suicide is being underutilised
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Sport in Indonesia

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.

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Trials of a mother

For women giving birth in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and other rural and remote parts of Indonesia, adequate facilities and trained health workers are not easily reached

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Famine and fraud

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A story of mass starvation tells us much about media coverage and local government in Papua

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Latest Articles

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

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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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