12:36 am January 26, 2015 | No Comment
Perhaps the biggest challenge is ensuring sustainable financing for HIV programs.
12:25 am January 26, 2015 | No Comment
To say the archipelago is in crisis is an understatement to describe our current state of chaos as the National Police and ruling coalition continue to attack the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and its leaders, while President Joko Widodo stands on the sidelines in silence.
12:17 am January 24, 2015 | No Comment
The timing of the case against KPK deputy chairman Bambang Widjojanto is highly dubious, but now that it has entered the legal domain, the president cannot directly intervene. But that doesn’t mean there is nothing Joko can do. This unfair fight clearly needs a decisive referee to make sure it doesn’t get out of control.
4:52 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
If Greece leaves the euro under Syriza, it will happen not because its leadership wants to but because it will be forced to.
3:32 pm January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Indonesian government rightly is hell-bent on enforcing the law against those who are responsible for the spread of illicit drugs, including by putting to death drug traffickers.
12:27 am January 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
Papua is blessed with abundant natural resources, but its people have benefited little as a result. The biggest single taxpayer in Indonesia, Freeport Indonesia, which operates a copper and gold mine there, has paid $15.2 billion in taxes, royalties, dividends and other direct payments, and $26.1 billion indirectly, from 1992 to 2013 — yet Papua remains the poorest region in the republic. It is high time we draw back the curtain on these mysteries and bring the truth to light.
12:00 am January 23, 2015 | 2 Comments
Indonesia’s domestic political situation right now, beset as it is by factionalism and entrenched standoffs, speaks volumes about our society’s ability to cope with the polarization and confrontation inherent in democracy. We see a situation where parties are pursuing incompatible goals, and thus there is a gap in which actors perceive matters from different angles.
5:14 pm January 22, 2015 | No Comment
Journalists, editors and executives at the highest levels in the Australian news media have known for decades that the industry excludes, marginalizes and stereotypes women
11:45 am January 22, 2015 | No Comment
With much of the international community distracted by Syria and Islamic State terrorism, Bashir may be gambling that an end to the Darfur conflict is within his grasp.
11:59 pm January 21, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is attempting to do what no other governor before him — or even other regional leaders across the country — has dared to do: reform state-owned enterprises.
4:13 pm January 21, 2015 | No Comment
Obama could still secure significant international achievements to consolidate his legacy and has already promised “surprises” in the next two years.
3:19 pm January 21, 2015 | No Comment
I attempt to translate for you the foreign policy related portions of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address: