Insight on drugs, the death penalty and the execution of foreigners in Indonesia
When it comes to drugs, it's death for foreigners and leniency for locals, writes Hamish McDonald.
Ruediger Korff examines the challenges of generational change in Southeast Asia.
A new book on Australian journalists in Indonesia poses some tough questions about the bi-lateral relationship. Hamish McDonald reports.
Megawati takes a swipe at her party's president at the PDI-P congress in Bali.
From high hopes to dashed expectations - Joko Widodo's aura is already tainted.
Having accepted the validity of Indonesian laws it is still important to recognise their flaws from both a humanitarian and academic point of view.
According to John Blaxland, clemency for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran has a solid strategic rationale
New Mandala talks to Indonesia politics expert Greg Fealy about whether everyone got it wrong when it came to Jokowi
Is the battle between Indonesia's corruption commission and national police a sign of the difficulties to come for President Jokowi, asks Jacqueline Hicks.
Keeping death row inmates alive one of the best chances of success in Joko Widodo’s war on drugs
As Joko Widodo's presidency of promised reform is already at risk of descending into farce, writes Hamish McDonald.
Mariam Koslay takes a close-up look at the experiences of Jakarta's traffic jockeys
Jarni Blakkarly reports on a recent protest in Jakarta and the wider #SaveKPK movement
Prio Sambodho argues the Indonesian public and media have performed admirably in responding to the President's mis-steps
Indonesian politics has not been this interesting in a long time, according to Michael Vatikiotis
In the first of two pieces on Aceh, Lilianne Fan reflects on the Saman dance and its place in the Gayo cultural universe
Aboeprijadi Santoso compares the experiences of Spain and Indonesia in getting to grips with historical violence
Only through dialogue can Indonesia's new president give the disaffected province what it wants.
Saskia Sch├дfer reviews a feature-length documentary that follows the lives of three Jakarta street buskers
Xanana Gusm├гo’s ongoing reign continues to undercut a generation of young leaders
Antje Missbach and Anne McNevin examine the messaging in Australian-funded anti-people smuggling ads
The real test for Jokowi is ensuring food security for Indonesia's poor, writes John McCarthy.
The first cabinet for Indonesia's new, 'reformist' president, Joko Widodo, is striking for how bad some of the appointments are, writes Edward Aspinall.