Indonesian media outlets expect to conclude deals with digital platforms by August

Indonesia’s media outlets have hailed a new regulation requiring digital platforms to pay them for content, which they hope will raise revenue and enable them to produce quality journalism.

No such thing as a free lunch: counting the cost of Prabowo’s ‘free food’ program

Unofficial counts from Indonesia’s presidential election on 14 February suggest a comfortable victory for Prabowo Subianto. Like his political backer, outgoing president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, he brought a populist policy agenda to the table that appealed to Indonesia’s poor voters.

As OECD talks begin, Indonesia faces uphill task in joining elite club

Indonesia’s aspirations to join a club of mostly rich democracies will be an uphill task because it has a long way to go to align its governance, anti-corruption, environmental, and other policies with the group’s stringent norms, analysts said.

Maluku farmer turns guardian of eastern Indonesia’s threatened parrots

Most days, Jamal Adam watches over the 10 aviaries in Ake Tajawe Lolobata National Park with veterinarians and support staff. But during the holidays this past December, the 60-year-old farmer was in charge of the ambitious conservation work.

Monsters of Rock: S&P says Indonesia’s grip on the nickel market won’t end in a hurry

Backed by Chinese capital, Indonesia’s rapidly growing nickel sector has shown how important geology, technology and controlling the means of production is to the battle lines being drawn over critical minerals.

‘Wisdom, patience, perseverance’: A lesson in how to make rendang

I migrated to London a few years prior, but feeling homesick and far from home, I longed to make sense of my own Indonesian identity.

Indonesia and Australia hold defense talks as both nations move toward signing a security agreement

Indonesia and Australia held high-level talks in Jakarta on Friday as the neighboring countries seek to strengthen security ties by signing a defense cooperation agreement in the coming months.

Understanding the livelihoods and aspirations of young people in the face of agrarian change and development in South Sulawesi

This report presents a detailed analysis and overview of the livelihoods, skills, education and aspirations of rural young people in the Maros district of South Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Matching South Sulawesi young people’s education with fast growing industry needs

Indonesia has undergone rapid social and economic change in recent decades. Industrialisation has occurred in many areas and the move to democracy has supported the development of an emergent market economy. An enduring challenge, however, is matching workforce training and skills with the needs of key industries.

Young port workers in the maritime city of Makassar lack digital skills. Vocational schools can be the solution.

Australia-Indonesia Centre (AIC) this year found significant gaps in digital literacy and skills between the education system and industrial needs in South Sulawesi.

The path to improve the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities in South Sulawesi

Lead researchers from an Australia-Indonesia Centre program on improving health outcomes have outlined their findings to Indonesia’s Ministry of Health and the National Committee on Disability.

New PAIR Lab announced to ensure continued research in South Sulawesi

Working together to deliver long-term and sustainable partnerships is the aim of the PAIR Lab, a research initiative of Universitas Hasanuddin and the Australia-Indonesia Centre.

Strengthening business ties with Indonesia

The Australian Indonesian Business Council conference kicked off earlier this week in Darwin, further boosting business, trade and economic relationships between the Northern Territory and Indonesia.

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