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· July, 2009

Stories about Indonesia from July, 2009

21 July 2009

Indonesia: Online Nationalism

Last Friday's dual blasts marked the end of six years of a peaceful Indonesia. As the nation condemns the terror attacks, young Indonesians are showing the spirit of nationalism online....

Australia: Jakarta bombings bring personal reactions

With three Australians among the nine deaths, responses to the terrorist bombings in Indonesia on Friday 17 July were not confined to the political blogs. Specialist social network sites in...

17 July 2009

Bombings kill nine in Indonesia

Recently re-elected Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said that the blasts were initiated by those who wish to see a post presidential election chaos, while Vice President Jusuf Kalla blamed...

Indonesia: Bomb Explosions at Kuningan, Jakarta

Two explosions hit the Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott hotels in Mega Kuningan, Jakarta around 7:40 AM local time. Local social media users broke the story to the world, especially those...

7 July 2009

Indonesia: Twittering the Presidential Election

Indonesia is preparing for its presidential election today. GV author Marisa Duma tackles the role of Twitter in engaging the Indonesian online community in political and election campaigns.