Young boys turn the main street into a water slide as tropical rain pours down in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia on November 1, 1990. (Original Nomad/Flickr)
Sunset at Mount Bromo in East Java, Indonesia on February 1, 2012. (๑۩๑ V ๑۩๑/Flickr)
Lifting fuel subsidies to invest in education, social services and infrastructure is a necessary step to secure Indonesia’s economic and political future, writes Ann Marie Murphy.
Two young men taking their boat out on the sea in Lombok Barat, West Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia on January 4, 2012. (Jeevs Sinclair/Flickr)
A certain American VIP with ties to Indonesia turned up in an epic Javanese shadow puppet performance at Asia Society New York on Friday. See what he had to say by clicking the headline.
But, advises Laura Chang of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations, "one would do well to approach the results with a cautious eye."
The Legong Dance and Ramayana is performed in Ubud palace in Bali, Indonesia on January 17, 2012. (Henk Kosters /Flickr)
A man pulls a cart of new, green gas bottles which are used for home cooking in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 27, 2012. (Uncle Capung /Flickr)
Aung San Suu Kyi, Japanese rescue crews and Ai Weiwei at the top of Asia Blog's Person of the Year 2011 poll.
In the Asia-Pacific region, large-scale migration continues to be an upwardly trending phenomenon and, sadly, migrant vulnerability and exploitation is glaringly apparent, writes Andrew Billo.
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