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· August, 2011

Stories about Indonesia from August, 2011

Video: Women Transforming Communities

Voices of Women Worldwide brings together people from all over the world interested in promoting the voices of voiceless women, young girls and children using all the different media they...

Azerbaijan: Tourism – from potential to realization

Having returned from an enjoyable vacation in Indonesia, Aaron in Azerbaijan compares the experience with what Azerbaijan has to offer and notes such problems as the quality of customer service...

Indonesia: Free Cell Phone for Migrant Workers

Indonesia plans to give free cell phones to migrant workers deployed in South Korea to allow them to connect with their families.

Indonesia: Prison Situation

Leo Sudaryono identifies chronic corruption, threat of gang violence, over-crowding, poor quality water and sanitation, and an absence of basic health and education services as among the main problems facing...

East Timor: Students Arrested While Supporting West Papua

On August 17, a demonstration in support of West Papua in Dili ended with the detention of three Timorese students, reports the blog East Timor and Indonesia Action Network. Students...

Indonesia: ‘Insensitive’ Ramadan video ad?

Unspun blogs about a Ramadan video message of an Indonesian TV station TVOne which has become controversial because of criticism that it used religion to advertise a product.

Indonesia: Increased shopping during Ramadan

nrg07 explains the seeming paradox of the rise in shopping and the prices of food and clothes during the holy month of Ramadan in Indonesia.

Indonesia: Villagers Threaten to Raise Malaysian Flag

Villagers in the Indonesian province of West Kalimantan have threatened to raise the flag of Malaysia during the Indonesia's Independence Day celebration to protest the lack of economic and social...

Papuan students rally in Jakarta

EngageMedia uploads a video of Papuan students holding a protest rally in Jakarta, Indonesia to highlight the struggle of West Papua for freedom and democracy.

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