An Indonesian stallholder with a Chinese-language newspaper in Jakarta. Photo: AFP

Can Indonesia’s Chinese-language media be revived?

  • Thanks to a Suharto-era law, Mandarin is seldom used in Indonesia – even among those of Chinese ancestry
  • Yet with China’s continuing rise and increasing regional importance, could Indonesia’s Chinese-language media be due for a comeback?
Topic |   Indonesia

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An Indonesian stallholder with a Chinese-language newspaper in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
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