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Should we help foreign governments execute Australians? Committee says … sometimes

Should we help foreign governments execute Australians? Committee says … sometimes

Should the Australian Federal Police hand over information about Australians who commit crimes overseas to countries with the death penalty?

‘A bright future in his hands’: the rise and rise of Jokowi

‘A bright future in his hands’: the rise and rise of Jokowi

Jakarta's young, likeable Governor is one step closer to the presidency, with the backing of a powerful party. But Stuart Ranfurlie, a freelance journalist in Jakarta, asks: is he ready for the big league?

Does a neighbour make a friend?

Does a neighbour make a friend?

Crikey readers lament the passing of the second-hand bookshop and debate what Indonesia really means.

Crikey calling: the Abbott govt’s early report card

Crikey calling: the Abbott govt’s early report card

CrikeyCanberra correspondent Bernard Keane and deputy editor Cathy Alexander get nostalgic for parliaments past -- Whitlam, anyone? -- and throw in a discussion on the Indonesian spy crisis for good measure.

Australia casts strategic gaze to Indonesia, India

Australia casts strategic gaze to Indonesia, India

As far afield as Australia might have cast its gaze, its critical interests always have been -- and increasingly are -- closer to home. Crikey's international affairs expert examines our place in the world in 2013.

Despite Corby’s clemency, drugs still diplomatic stumbling block

Despite Corby’s clemency, drugs still diplomatic stumbling block

The narrative of the Corby sentence cut was complicated by the near-simultaneous release and repatriation of three young Indonesians being held in Australia, writes Stuart Ranfurlie in Jakarta.

Why we need to reconnect with Indonesia

Why we need to reconnect with Indonesia

Despite almost fanatical scepticism, scratch the surface and we find that most of us don’t really know why we just don’t trust Indonesia, writes Phillip Lawrence, an expert on Indonesia and PhD scholar at the University of Sydney.

A form guide to Indonesia’s presidential contenders and pretenders

A form guide to Indonesia’s presidential contenders and pretenders

Indonesia’s next presidential election may still be three years away, but that has done little to dampen speculation over who will put themselves forward, writes Stuart Ranfurlie, a freelance journalist in Jakarta.

Kingsbury: East Timor and Indonesia are odd bedfellows

Kingsbury: East Timor and Indonesia are odd bedfellows

The announcement by East Timor’s prime minister, Xanana Gusmao, that his country will begin military to military links with Indonesia has caused widespread surprise.

Yudhoyono: Prepare for the Asian century

Yudhoyono: Prepare for the Asian century

Indonesia is "more than a beach playground with coconut trees" or a "hotbed of Islamic extremism". Australia needs to ditch the stereotypes, said Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in a speech to parliament.