INDONESIA: Meeting to ease anti-Malay tensions

The Malaysian Students Department in Jakarta is to meet with the Indonesian students' body in a move to ease tensions in universities, reports The Star. The 5,900 Malaysian students studying in universities in Indonesia have been advised against responding to provocation after a medical student's accommodation in Jogjakarta was pelted with rocks.

No casualties were reported and both the university authorities and the police have cooperated in controlling the situation. Malaysian Students Department director Dr Junaidy Abu Bakar said the meeting between the Indonesian Students Executive Body and the National Malaysia-Indonesia Student Association was to be held following a flare-up of anti-Malaysian sentiment.
Full report on The Star site