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Country Profile: Indonesia

Another decade of living dangerously, despite a smart, engaged middle class and increasingly empowered poor.

Filed in: Indonesia

Why won’t Adidas pay-up in Indonesia?

The sportswear giant has lost contracts worth over $10 million because of its refusal to settle a $1.8-million debt to workers.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indonesia Trade Unions United Kingdom

Boom Times in Bali

Life has changed on the ‘island paradise’- but foreign investment is not all it’s cracked up to be. Jamie James looks beyond the tourist brochures.

Filed in: Indonesia Land Migration Tourism

Sumatra: this land is my land

Daniel Pye reports from Indonesia on a dogged resistance by rural communities to plantation companies’ violent land-grabbing.

Filed in: Environment Indonesia

West Papuans mark bitter-sweet ‘independence’ day

It’s 50 years since West Papua first won independence, only for Indonesia to cruelly snatch it away. Nick Harvey reports on the tensions in the region.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Human Rights Indonesia West Papua

The waves that woke the world

The aftermath and implications of the Asian tsunami. Includes: the Burmese migrant workers who were forgotten victims; caste discrimination in India even amid the tsunami trauma; an NI reader on helping to identify bodies in Thailand.

Filed in: Disasters India Indonesia Thailand

States of Unrest

Resistance to economic ‘adjustment’ is growing with every passing year, as this worldwide round-up shows.

Filed in: Activism Argentina IMF Indonesia Korea, South Pakistan Paraguay Romania Senegal Structural Adjustment Turkey World Bank Zambia

  • March 1, 2004
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