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  • Casting a wide net

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Maria Margaretha Widhia Putri

    Illegal fishing is a problem for countries with vast seas and abundant maritime resources – mostly archipelagic nations such as Indonesia. According to the Presidential communications team (Tim...

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  • Running down track 2

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Duncan Graham

    Before losing base support and plunging to earth, Dr Dino Patti Djalal was Indonesia’s highflier. The cosmopolitan ambassador to the US with a professional wife and three little kids sparkled ...

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  • More than handshake diplomacy

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Mohamad Rosyidin

    A new history begins now, at the starting point of history and the era of peace.” An optimistic sentence written by the North Korean supreme leader, Kim Jong-un, in the Peace House guest book in...

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  • Giving Indonesia's natural resources back to the people

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: William Hickey

    Dollar denominated debt issues and a sliding currency are putting the bite on the Indonesian economy as it combats rupiah inflation. The fuel subsidy (for bensin and sola...

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  • English to re-enter Indonesian classrooms

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Duncan Graham

    The 2012 decision to scrap English as a compulsory subject in Indonesian elementary  schools is to be reversed. Materials and advice are likely to be sourced from the Philippines.   T...

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  • New Delhi's real worry: Trump's unpredictability on Iran

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Tridivesh Singh Maini

    When Iranian Foreign Minister, Dr Javad Zarif extended an invitation to Pakistan to join the ambitious Chabahar port project (about 70 kilometers from China’s ambitious Gwadar port project) duri...

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  • Missile defense dilemma for Saudi Arabia

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Debalina Ghoshal

    The Iranian nuclear deal and its missile development programme (despite sanctions), as well as the Yemen crisis where Houthi rebels used ballistic missiles against Saudi Arabia targets, have only heig...

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  • Beginning of a beautiful friendship?

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Tridivesh Singh Maini

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told a a press conference on the sidelines of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the need for greater cooperation between China and India, an...

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