Archive for February, 2015

  • Every year, ANU Indonesia Project (The Project) invites new students studying Indonesia or from Indonesia in Canberra to attend a welcoming lunch. This year it was held on 25 February in Coombs extension building. This year was the biggest one to date, with around 55 attendance. It was worth noting […]

    Annual lunch with new students

    Every year, ANU Indonesia Project (The Project) invites new students studying Indonesia or from Indonesia in Canberra to attend a welcoming lunch. This year it was held on 25 February in Coombs extension building. This year was the biggest one to date, with around 55 attendance. It was worth noting […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir State budget approved, government spending in spotlight. Last week, on late Friday (13/02), Indonesian House of Representative finally gave approval on the state budget. The approval was given after almost one month of deliberation. Among the changes with last year’s budget was the noticeable difference in […]

    News Summary: 14 – 20 Feb 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir State budget approved, government spending in spotlight. Last week, on late Friday (13/02), Indonesian House of Representative finally gave approval on the state budget. The approval was given after almost one month of deliberation. Among the changes with last year’s budget was the noticeable difference in […]

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  • Each year, the editor of BIES makes six recent articles free to access on Taylor & Francis Online for that calendar year. This selections for 2015 are below.   ‘Survey of Recent Developments‘ (December 2014) Haryo Aswicahyono & Hal Hill Following the remarkably successful 2014 parliamentary and presidential elections in […]

    BIES: Free-access ‘Editor’s choice’ articles for 2015

    Each year, the editor of BIES makes six recent articles free to access on Taylor & Francis Online for that calendar year. This selections for 2015 are below.   ‘Survey of Recent Developments‘ (December 2014) Haryo Aswicahyono & Hal Hill Following the remarkably successful 2014 parliamentary and presidential elections in […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Jakarta floods disabled industrial and trading activities. Following torrential downpour in Jakarta and its vicinities last week, some areas got inundated, which have caused part of industrial and trading activities to become paralysed. Although only a small portion of area was inundated, the impact extended to almost […]

    News Summary: 7 – 13 February 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Jakarta floods disabled industrial and trading activities. Following torrential downpour in Jakarta and its vicinities last week, some areas got inundated, which have caused part of industrial and trading activities to become paralysed. Although only a small portion of area was inundated, the impact extended to almost […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Statistics update: Indonesia’s 2014 growth hits lowest since 2009. The government of Indonesia was alerted as Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reported economy in 2014 only grew by 5.02 percent. The figure is below government and multilateral banks latest estimation of 5.1 percent.  It is also the lowest […]

    News Summary: 31 Jan – 6 Feb 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Statistics update: Indonesia’s 2014 growth hits lowest since 2009. The government of Indonesia was alerted as Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reported economy in 2014 only grew by 5.02 percent. The figure is below government and multilateral banks latest estimation of 5.1 percent.  It is also the lowest […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir President Joko Widodo 100-days of presidency. RI’s President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has just passed his 100-days presidency, a milestone critical for evaluating the first 100 days of a new administration in the country. The president has reaped criticism in various aspects, notably on the latest political conflict […]

    News Summary: 24 – 30 January 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir President Joko Widodo 100-days of presidency. RI’s President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has just passed his 100-days presidency, a milestone critical for evaluating the first 100 days of a new administration in the country. The president has reaped criticism in various aspects, notably on the latest political conflict […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir President’s proposed revised budget likely to gain the house’s approval. President Joko Widodo is almost certain to pass his another political hurdle that is the deliberation of his proposed changes in 2015 state budget. Non-official comments by representatives show that they are satisfied with the revised budget […]

    News Summary: 17 – 23 January 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir President’s proposed revised budget likely to gain the house’s approval. President Joko Widodo is almost certain to pass his another political hurdle that is the deliberation of his proposed changes in 2015 state budget. Non-official comments by representatives show that they are satisfied with the revised budget […]

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