Indonesia presidential election result good news for Australia

Australia, Singapore and Malaysia are set to benefit from Joko Widodo's Indonesian presidential election win.

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Joko Widodo stands in the centre of a sea of supporters.

Australian diplomacy key to healing wounds of MH17 tragedy: expert

Australia-led UN Security Council resolution sends strong international message for immediate action.

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Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks at the UN Security Council. Photo by United Nations Photo.

Location, location, location

Myanmar is in the thick of the Asian century, writes NICHOLAS FARRELLY.

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Photo by Dietmar Temps on flickr.

A vote for Prabowo could be Indonesia’s last

Presidential candidate is set on rolling back direct elections, argue Marcus Mieztner and Edward Aspinall.

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Prabowo Subianto.

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