Monthly Archives: November 2010

Disaster Management Reality Check

Indonesia is a disaster-prone place. Given the present lack of adequate preparation in many areas of natural disaster management, there has to be a comprehensive evaluation on disaster management in the country. In Indonesia, twenty volcanoes are now on alert … Continue reading

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Asia’s Toothless Tiger: Ambivalence about Democracy in Indonesia

Indonesia is the world’s third largest democracy, but many young Indonesians are ambivalent about democracy in their country. As someone living in Indonesia for an extended period, I had the opportunity to speak to several young people about their satisfaction … Continue reading

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