Australia Awards Scholarships for Indonesians Close April 30

Australia Awards Scholarships for Indonesians Close April 30

Indonesian students wanting to undertake postgraduate studies (Masters or PhD/Doctorate level) in Australia have until April 30 to submit their application for Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS), part of the Australian development cooperation program in Indonesia. Offered by the Australian government for over 60 years, the Australia Awards Scholarships in Indonesia has seen more than 11,500 […]

Will The SDIP Enable Cambodia to Wean Itself From China?

Will The SDIP Enable Cambodia to Wean Itself From China?

Despite its limited financial capabilities Cambodia could soon have sustainable infrastructure development as a result of it signing up to the Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP). A membership that not only puts it on the front line for receiving much needed infrastructure funding, but which will also allow it to slowly wean itself from its […]

Indonesia Gets $724 mln to Further Investment Reform

Indonesia Gets $724 mln to Further Investment Reform

A US$500 million loan by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is expected to help lower the cost and difficulty of doing business in Indonesia. The ADB agreed to advance the second tranche after the country rolled out agreed policy reforms to reduce barriers to investment. To be supplemented by an additional $224.6 million from Germany’s […]

Will Rodrigo Duterte Drag The Philippines Back To The Marcos Era?

Will Rodrigo Duterte Drag The Philippines Back To The Marcos Era?

In just over two weeks time Rodrigo Duterte will be sworn in as the 16th president of the Philippines. However, even before his inauguration on June 30 there are increasing concerns that the country is on the verge of slipping back to the dark days of the 70s and 80s when Ferdinand Marcos, Sr., ruled […]