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Indonesia

Country archive · 247 posts


Latest stories about Indonesia

30 March 2014

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Indonesian Candidates Accused of Exposing Children to ‘Indecent’ Campaign Shows

Twerking-like Dangdut dances and cash handouts are among the spectacles watched by children in the ongoing legislative election campaign in Indonesia.

18 March 2014

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Riau Forest Fire Triggers Worst Indonesia Haze Pollution

Forest fires have intensified this month in western Indonesia which caused the worst haze pollution in the country. The haze also affected Singapore and Malaysia.

17 February 2014

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Dancing and Rising for Justice in Southeast Asia

Thousands in Southeast Asia supported the 'One Billion Rising' campaign with many people calling for justice and the elimination of violence against women

21 January 2014

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Indonesian Maid Says She Was Beaten, Starved and Burned in Hong Kong

Another damning case of foreign maid abuse has recently been exposed in Hong Kong. Activist groups are working together to end this modern-day slave system.

17 January 2014

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North Sulawesi in Indonesia Hit by Flashflood and Landslide

The town of Manado in Indonesia was hit by a massive flashflood and landslide that displaced more than 40,000 residents. The landslide reportedly buried dozens of cars and passengers.

9 January 2014

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The Faces of Those Affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

Japanese researchers have published a digital archive of the recovery process of one of the areas hardest hit 2004 tsunami, the Indonesian province of Aceh.

30 December 2013

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PHOTOS: Humans of Southeast Asia

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Facebook page has inspired many photographers in Southeast Asia to share photos and stories of ordinary people in the streets in their respective countries

26 December 2013

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Haze and Haiyan: Southeast Asia’s Deadly Disasters of 2013

Global Voices coverage of the transboundary haze pollution in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia; and the deadly impact of super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013

24 December 2013

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7 Rallies that Rocked Southeast Asia in 2013

Several Southeast Asian governments were confronted with big street protests in 2013. In Thailand, street protesters are still actively pushing for the ouster of the incumbent government

10 December 2013

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Mandela: Friend of Timor Leste and Indonesian Batik Fashion Icon

Nelson Mandela played an important role in the independence struggle of Timor Leste; and he is recognized as the most popular endorser of batik, a traditional Indonesian shirt.

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