As it was for so many organisations with an international remit, 2020 was an extraordinarily difficult year for ACICIS. The global COVID-19 pandemic brought six-years of rapid, New Colombo Plan-fuelled growth in the number of Australian students studying in Indonesia through ACICIS each year to a hard stop almost overnight.
Australian early stage investment vehicle HEAL Partners has made a further play into Indonesian telehealth start-up Halodoc as part of a $US80 Read more
India and Indonesia have emerged as key beneficiaries of a Chinese ban on Australia’s coal exports which is expected to further shift Read more
The survey exposes the limited impact of Australia’s soft-power efforts in Indonesia and signals the need for a strategic reassessment of our Read more
The US will not grant China any improvement in relations until Beijing stops its economic coercion of Australia, according to President Biden’s new Indo-Pacific co-ordinator.
As American electric vehicle maker Tesla eyes up a hefty investment in Indonesia, concerns are growing over the potential environmental consequences of a nickel mining rush.
Indonesia’s top diplomat has defended the inevitability of keeping all channels of communication open in seeking solutions to the political crisis that has split Myanmar, insisting that it is an important step…
Australia’s new policy is to ‘shape’ our strategic environment. It’s ironic that as Canberra embraces shaping, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has quietly dropped its review of Australia’s soft power.
After a year of bushfires, floods, and drought, the Australian agricultural industry is on the road to recovery. One of the countries that will play a major role in helping heal this industry is Australia’s biggest neighbour, Indonesia.
Indonesia will temporarily remove a luxury tax on sales of some cars to bolster its automotive industry, which has been badly hit by mobility restrictions to contain the coronavirus epidemic, its economic ministry said.
Southeast Asia is at the heart of many global supply chains, acting as a valued trade, investment and growth driver for the region. In the global race to net-zero, there is a growing need to recognize and tackle the carbon emissions burden of supply chains.
Communication remains at the heart of effective diplomacy. The inability for formal and informal diplomatic conversations to take place online has provided considerable challenges to international affairs.
Like many world leaders, Indonesian President Joko Widodo is hoping that 2021 will be a bounce-back year after a terrible 2020. This week he is scheduled to become the first Indonesian vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, kicking off an ambitious plan to vaccinate more than 180 million people in just 15 months.
Imagine you can visit the beautiful tropical island of Lombok in eastern Indonesia from the comfort of your couch through your laptop Read more
“Now, when our economy and workers are hurting so much, the companies making the most from Indonesia’s natural resource wealth should pay their fair share of tax and support our country,” TII’s Danang said in a press release.”