Newsful: November 15 – November 22

Indonesia downgraded their diplomatic ties with Australia this week, marking the lowest point in Australian-Indonesian relations in over a decade. The downgrade of diplomatic ties between the two Pacific countries will result in the halt of intelligence cooperation, a suspension of military operations and exercises between Indonesian and Australian soldiers, and less economic trading. The…

Newsful: November 4 – November 11

The biggest global scandal finally hit Indonesia this week. The latest series of leaks by Edward Snowden revealed the United States spied on Indonesian citizens and public officials. By using antennas on the roofs of different Australian compounds in Indonesia, the United States intercepted phone calls and emails of Indonesians. Even more alarming, the officials…