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September 16, 2021

The Diplomat - September 16, 2021

Adam Leong Kok Wey – On August 31, Malaysia celebrated its 64th Hari Merdeka (Independence Day), albeit in muted form due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.

September 15, 2021

Reuters - September 15, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia's exports hit a record high of US$21.42 billion in August, boosted by surging commodity shipments, helping Southeast Asia's biggest economy post its largest ever mon

September 10, 2021

The Diplomat - September 10, 2021

Sebastian Strangio – Indonesia and Australia have taken an important step toward the deepening of their bilateral security relations, signing new agreements on counterterrorism, defense

September 9, 2021

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - September 9, 2021

Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton are attending the seventh Indonesia-Australia Foreign and Defense Ministers 2+2 dialog in Jakarta

September 6, 2021

Jakarta Globe - September 6, 2021

Whisnu Bagus Prasetyo, Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The framework of the local currency settlement, or LCS, between Indonesia and China officially came into effect, thus increasing the

September 2, 2021

Indonesia at Melbourne - September 2, 2021

Yuji Mizuno and Fachri Aidulsyah – Since its shocking takeover of Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul last month, the Taliban, now the de facto Afghan government, has repeatedly

August 27, 2021

The Diplomat - August 27, 2021

Joao da Cruz Cardoso – On June 18 of this year, Timor-Leste abstained from a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly condemning the military regime in Myanmar.

August 23, 2021

The Strategist - August 23, 2021

Donald Greenlees – A persistent question lurking in the background of Australia's alliance with the US has always been whether our powerful ally would come to our aid in a time of milit

August 22, 2021

Reuters - August 22, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia has moved its Afghanistan diplomatic mission from Kabul to Pakistan, Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi said on Saturday, after its air force evacuated dozens in the

August 20, 2021

Jakarta Globe - August 20, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia has evacuated its 26 nationals including embassy staff from Kabul amid chaotic situation and political uncertainties after the Taliban return to power in Afghanistan

August 16, 2021

Jakarta Globe - August 16, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry is preparing evacuation of its embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, as Taliban looks set to overtake power, but it will reta

August 4, 2021

Reuters - August 4, 2021

Doyinsola Oladipo and David Brunnstrom, Washington – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday (Wednesday AEST) he was launching a "strategic dialogue" between the United Sta

July 30, 2021

Vietnam News (VNA) - July 30, 2021

Hanoi – The 11th meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council Working Group on Timor-Leste's Application for ASEAN Membership was held on July 29 via teleconference.

Business Insider - July 30, 2021

Benjamin Brimelow – Tensions continue to rise in the Indo-Pacific, where China's economic growth and military modernization have drawn the attention and concern of politicians and defen

July 29, 2021

The Diplomat - July 29, 2021

Luke Hunt – Timor-Leste is emerging as an unlikely regional diplomatic player amid a renewed push to gain membership of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) when Cambodia

July 26, 2021

Jakarta Post - July 26, 2021

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The government has delayed plans to establish a travel corridor with Singapore after Indonesia extended its multi-tiered public mobility restrictions

July 23, 2021

Straits Times - July 23, 2021

Jakarta – In her annual statement in January, Foreign Minister Retno L P Marsudi said Indonesia would focus on "health security diplomacy".

Jakarta Globe - July 23, 2021

Jakarta (Antara) – Indonesia is temporarily pulling its diplomats out of North Korea in response to the latter's coronavirus lockdown, the Foreign Affairs Ministry announced.

July 22, 2021

Jakarta Globe - July 22, 2021

Jakarta – The UK has recently opened an eight-week public consultation on the new trading rules which will reduce and simplify tariffs for low and lower-middle income countries, includi

June 28, 2021

The Interpreter - June 28, 2021

Ben Bland – When then Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono addressed the Australian parliament in 2010, he argued that the bilateral relationship faced four major challenges: i

June 22, 2021

Jakarta Globe - June 22, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia was recently elected as a member of the Food and Agriculture Organization Council for the 2021-2024 term.

Reuters - June 22, 2021

Bernadette Christina, Jakarta – Indonesia's decision to change the levy structure for palm oil exports is expected to improve profit margin for exporters, Indonesia Palm Oil Association

June 19, 2021

Eurasia Review - June 19, 2021

Ronna Nirmala and Tria Dianti (BenarNews) – Ties are growing between Indonesia and China on the back of increasing investment and trade, but analysts say these will not develop further

June 18, 2021

Jakarta Globe - June 18, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Market restrictions in the European Union continue to become the main hurdle for Indonesian palm oil exports for the last three years despite ongoing negotiat

June 15, 2021

Reuters - June 15, 2021

Fransiska Nangoy and Gayatri Suroyo – Indonesia's export growth shot up on a yearly basis to an 11-year high in May, supported by high commodity prices and a low base effect, while impo