John McBeth

John McBeth

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Ethnic Chinese governor’s jail term for ‘insulting Islam’ stokes tensions in Indonesia
Is Indonesia’s ethnic Chinese leader over the hump?
Has mining giant Freeport had enough with Indonesia?
Will race and religion decide Jakarta’s vote on ethnic Chinese governor?
How Indonesia found itself facing a constitutional crisis
Widodo, his paranoid general and a ‘rotting situation’ in Indonesia
How the Australian SAS raised the ghosts of Indonesia’s brutal past
Why do Indonesians pay three times as much food tax as Europeans?
Why does Indonesia cling to its plagued Chinese infrastructure projects?
Indonesia’s got a drinking problem – Muslim hardliners who want to ban alcohol
Gloom in Indonesia as it prepares for ‘difficult’ Donald Trump presidency
Why ethnic Chinese leader in Indonesia is sitting on a tinder box of religion and politics
Why Duterte’s U.S. split could help Islamic State rise in the Philippines
Duterte always loved communists – except when he was killing them
Can tax amnesty coax Indonesians into baring their assets?
Indonesia has these bigger fish to fry than South China Sea