Tag archive for ‘Australia – Indonesia Relations’
Indonesian military Chief Gatot Nurmantyo talks to reporters in the Indonesian capitals Jakarta on January 5. Beawiharta/Reuters
By nsnbc On Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Indonesia restores military ties with Australia after latest neighbourly dispute

Yohanes Sulaiman (TC) : The Indonesian government has confirmed that it will not suspend military cooperation with Australia after a top general said earlier in the week that ties between the two nations would be More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, June 13th, 2016

Indonesia Aims at Becoming a Global Maritime Axis

nsnbc : Susi Pudjiastuti, Indonesia’s Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, calls on various parties to support the aspirations of the administration of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) of developing the More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Indonesia to Upgrade Air Force with Russian SU-35 Jets

nsnbc : Indonesia plans to modernize its Air Force by acquiring SU-35 jets from Russia. The decision to opt for the SU-35 is in part based on the fact that Indonesia has a fleet of earlier Sukhoi models in its More...

Japan is believed to be winning the race to build Australia’s new submarine fleet. EPA/Franck Robichon
By nsnbc On Monday, April 18th, 2016

Australia still hasn’t had the debate on why we even need new submarines

Mark Beeson (TC) : Australia is about to make its biggest-ever investment in military hardware. Although we don’t know yet whether Germany, France or Japan will be awarded the contract to build our 12 new submarines, More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, April 8th, 2016

Indonesia Builds 12 Submarines to Address Ermerging Security Challenges

nsnbc : Indonesia aims at building 12 submarines, the first to be built in a Southeast Asian country. The infrastructure for the project will be launched in September. The decision to build the submarines come as More...

The steering committee of Indonesia Science Funds (ISF) at the launch of the multi-year research funding organisation. Indonesia Science Fund (Dana Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia)
By nsnbc On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

Indonesia launches its first multi-year funding scheme for scientific research

Prodita Sabarini (TC) : Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, Indonesia, with the support of Australia, US, and UK, finally has a multi-year funding scheme to finance long-term world-class scientific research. The More...

Dr. Dewi Fortuna Anwar
By nsnbc On Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Indonesia Affirms Neutrality About South China Sea Conflict

nsnbc : Dr. Dewi Fortuna Anwar, deputy for government policy support of the Vice President Secretariat, affirmed the Indonesian government’s neutral policy over the simmering South China Sea conflict and More...

Masela Gas Block, Indonesia. Courtesy energy-pedia.com
By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Indonesian Defense Analyst Stresses Risk of Proxy War with Australia over Masela Gas Block

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The executive director of Indonesia’s Institute for Defense and Security Studies, Connie Rahakundini Bakrie, noted that the development of the Masela gas block located at the More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Turnbacks remain an irritant in Australia-Indonesia relations: former foreign minister Natalegawa

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Former Indonesian foreign minister Marty Natalegawa has called out the Abbott government over its attempt to shrug off any cost to the bilateral relationship caused by the unilateral manner More...

By nsnbc On Friday, May 15th, 2015

How will a 40% cut in Australian aid affect Indonesia?

Don K. Marut (TC) : The Australian government has announced it will cut aid to Indonesia by A$220 million, or 40%, compared to the allocation in last year’s budget. President Joko Widodo responded with a straightforward More...