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· December, 2011

Stories about Indonesia from December, 2011

Indonesia: Activist Dies After Self-Immolation in Front of Palace

Indonesian bloggers have been discussing whether activist Sondang Hutagalung, who burned himself to death in front of the state palace, is a hero or a reckless man.

Southeast Asia Indie Music

Southeast Asia Indie aims “to unite and promote the great indie scenes in the Southeast Asian Region: Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.” It specializes in releasing free digital mp3...

Indonesia: Solidarity March for Aceh Punks

EngageMedia uploads a video of the solidarity march which was organized to support 64 musicians who were detained in Aceh, Indonesia for being “punks” and “disturbing the peace.”

Indonesia: Cost of Corruption

Colson writes about the cost of corruption in Indonesia. In the past five years, it's estimated that $3.3 billion of government funds were lost to corruption.

Indonesia's ‘Soft Power’

Awis Mranani believes Indonesia should enhance and maximize the full potential of its cultural ‘soft power’ in order to gain more influence in the region and the world.

Social Media Event Gathers Southeast Asia Bloggers

ON|OFF 2011, formerly known as Pesta Blogger, is the biggest gathering of bloggers and social media enthusiasts in Indonesia. This year's event also gathered bloggers from Southeast Asian countries.

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