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· May, 2009

Stories about Indonesia from May, 2009

31 May 2009

Indonesia: Jailed For Complaining

The case of Prita Mulyasari, a mother of two, is currently the hot topic among Indonesian bloggers. Prita shared her experience of being maltreated by a private hospital on a...

14 May 2009

Indonesia: Central Bank Chief, the next VP?

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is set to announce the Central Bank chief Boediono as his running mate in a couple of days. Indonesians are divided over the candidacy of...

9 May 2009

Indonesia: Battle over Intellectual Property Rights

Recently the US Trade Representative placed Indonesia in a Priority Watch List of countries where Intellectual Property Rights violations are rampant. The slipping of Indonesia's status from Watch List to...

7 May 2009

Southeast Asia: Twitter reactions on H1N1 virus

In the previous post, I featured the reactions of Southeast Asian bloggers on the H1N1 virus. This time, I will highlight the twitter reactions from twitterers in the region. Twitter...

5 May 2009

Indonesia: Graft Buster Chief Nabbed For Murder

Antasari Azhar, Indonesia's Anti-Corruption Commission chief, was arrested for masterminding a murder of Nasrudin Zulkarnaen, a pharmaceutical boss. Many Indonesian bloggers believe that Antasari is being framed

4 May 2009

Southeast Asia: Reactions to the H1N1 virus

Early this year, I wrote about the virus scare which swept the Southeast Asian region. Rising cases of dengue fever, chikungunya, bird flu and ebola viruses were registered in many...