Tag Archives: Indonesia

Singapore Suffers With Smoke and Haze

By Sarah Medeiros For the citizens of Singapore, 2015 has been a year fraught with political tensions and national grief over the death of a beloved leader. Now they have something else to worry about: The haze. Beginning just before … Continue reading

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The Social Network in Indonesia

By Suzanne Slattery Despite the Indonesian post-election tension last summer, Joko Widodo was sworn in as the new president of Indonesia on Oct. 20. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott were among the foreign … Continue reading

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Following Democracy in Indonesia

By Suzanne Slattery Known to most people as an exotic tropical retreat, Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest Muslim population. In the midst of jihadists beheading journalists and Thailand’s lasting military coup, the country’s democratic elections and political situation … Continue reading

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‘Act of Killing’ Blurs Lines Between Fiction and Reality

By Stephanie Brown Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing opens on a row of dancers in long skirts emerging gracefully from the mouth of a large fish. The next scene shows the dancers and several men in robes standing in front of a … Continue reading

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