Building bridges: Indonesia and the infrastructure “cold war” - CIFP 2019, Jakarta

13 Jan 2020 By Dr. Tomoo Kikuchi

Late last year, the Perth USAsia Centre was represented at the annual Conference on Indonesian Foreign Policy. The following summary and overview has been prepared by panelist Tomoo Kikuchi and includes his own insights provided at the Conference.

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Learning from its competitors: how Indonesia can increase foreign direct investment

05 Jul 2019 By Callum Murray

Growing at an average of 5.4% of GDP annually over the last decade, Indonesia’s economy is booming. However, this rate of growth has been limited by an infrastructure gap, requiring an injection of up to $600 billion in investment over the next ten years to rectify.

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Fact checking the Indonesian election in an age of disinformation

11 Apr 2019 By Coel Healy

Disinformation campaigns and ‘fake news’ have emerged as a real and present threat to democratic elections around the world. The race has since intensified as the poll date of April 17 fast approaches, and so have the efforts of anonymous disseminators of misinformation to manipulate the outcome.

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Australia's Role in Indonesian Infrastructure Projects

29 Oct 2018 By Winona Wroe

Indonesia’s growing importance in the Indo-Pacific region means that now more than ever Australia must expand the ways in which it engages with its closest Asian neighbour. One of the ways that Australia can improve their engagement is to increase efforts to close the huge infrastructure gap in Indonesia.

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The Australia-Indonesia Partnership: Education as a Foundation

30 May 2018 By Georgia Eagleton

The Australia-Indonesia relationship is one of great potential. In striving towards a well-rounded and strengthened partnership, both countries must take an attentive approach to their domestic and bilateral education initiatives.

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Australia Tries to Unlock the Benefits of Proximity with Indonesia

04 Oct 2017 By Kyle Springer

Indonesia and Australia find themselves locked together by geography in the midst of the most economically dynamic regions in the world. The choice is simple: work together and prosper or ignore one another and miss out on the benefits their proximity offers.

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