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· November, 2011

Stories about Indonesia from November, 2011

Indonesia: Social Media Situation

Indonesian netizen @donnybu posts on Slideshare a presentation about the social media situation in Indonesia, including the challenges faced by internet users as they campaign for greater internet freedom

South East Asian Social Network

South East Asian Social Network or SEASONed Bloggers is a newly created Facebook group whose goal is to connect bloggers in Southeast Asia and encourage them to “share their blogs,...

China: United States Begins ‘Pacific Century’, Online Nationalism Follows

As the US quickly asserts its position in the Asia-Pacific region, nationalist sentiment has leapt at similar speed from somewhat marginalized online communities to the top of China's largest blog...

Southeast Asian Games 2011

Twitter hashtag #Seag2011 can be used to monitor the 26th Southeast Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia

Indonesia: Journalism and Religious Violence

Indonesia Matters links to an article by journalist Andreas Harsono who wrote about the tendency of Muslim journalists in Indonesia to “cover up or distort stories of religious violence against...

Indonesia: Komodo and New 7 Wonders of Nature Competition

Fika Fawzia summarizes the issue surrounding the withdrawal of the Indonesian government from the New 7 Wonders of Nature competition. Indonesia's Komodo Island is a finalist in the competition

West Papua: Human Rights Issues

West Papua Media Alerts summarizes the major human rights issues in West Papua. One issue involved Indonesian security forces which are accused of attacking the strike of mine workers.

Indonesia: Impact of Oil Palm Plantations

Greg Acciaioli writes about the social and economic impact of expanding oil palm plantations in Borneo Island.

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