To boost its research budget, the Indonesian government should ask private sector to invest more in supporting innovations.
Indonesia needs bigger research funding to encourage innovations and boost its economic growth.
Digital literacy movements require collaboration between the government, social media platforms and the public.
Collaborations between the government, communities, and social media platforms are essential to establish a successful national digital literacy movement
The quake prompted several buildings to be evacuated in central Darwin.
Because it happened within the Australian Plate rather than at a plate boundary, shockwaves from the quake travelled more efficiently to Darwin than to cities closer to the epicentre.
A pilot of Indonesia’s airline, Garuda Indonesia, takes a selfie from his cockpit.
Indonesia's promising aviation industry is reflected in the thriving business of its two plane makers, DI and RAI.
Indonesian Muslims hold candles during a memorial service on the first anniversary of suicide bombing attacks at Santa Maria Catholic Church in Surabaya, East Java.
It is important to understand the issues of intolerance through statistics. But it is crucial to dig deeper to understand why a person becomes intolerant.
An exterior view of the Indonesian Constitusional Court building in Jakarta.
Providing the first empirical analysis of the court's performance in high-profile cases between 2004 and 2016, our research indicates that its independence from the government remains intact.
Rosa in the Sumatran Rhino (
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) Sanctuary, Way Kambas, Sumatra, Indonesia.
Willem v Strien/Wikipedia
The world mourns the loss of Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino. Can anything stop the slide of the species towards extinction?
Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta.
Indonesia has plans to move its capital outside of Java, but the government has yet to make the case for this move.
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto (central) greets supporters after a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, 17 April 2019.
Indonesia's General Election Commission (KPU) has announced incumbent Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's victory in 2019 presidential election. His opponent Prabowo Subianto, plans to challenge the result. Here's why it will likely end up in vain.
Protesters clash with police outside the Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) building in Jakarta following the announcement of the Indonesian presidential election result on 22 May 2019.
Post-election riots in Jakarta prompted Indonesia to limit social media access. But this also hampers verified information from credible media reaching the public.
Fish fences are typically positioned on tropical seagrass meadows, which are important ecosystems for fish communities and the health of neighbouring habitats.
Benjamin Jones/Project Seagrass
To ensure overall biodiversity, the intensity and impact of small-scale fisheries' methods needs far more attention.
Photos of the victims of the Bali bombings currently hang on a fence outside the vacant lot where the Sari Club once stood.
A land dispute has left a potential peace park at the site in doubt. Here's why a memorial that explains what happened the day of the attacks is important.
Under the rain and burning sun, highly perishable fish need to be transported long distances to reach markets in Indonesia.
Regulating fish loss and waste is not easy, but it is worth the effort to save $7 billion every year for the benefit of the Indonesian people.
To establish a solid cyber security system, the government should ensure that its digital infrastructure is secure.
Indonesia needs to arm itself with stronger laws and build up its digital security systems and industry.
Democracy can still perform in Indonesia despite the absence of tolerance. Fifteen years after the Acehnese tsunami, various religious people visited mass graves built by Muslims in 2018.
Let's rethink the way we understand democracy and tolerance.
Oil palm fruits harvested in Malaysia.
Palm oil production is a leading cause of deforestation in Asia, but an EU ban may make matters worse.
The Dutch Royal Family lays a wreath at the National Monument in Amsterdam on May 4, 2009.
The Dutch holiday on May 4 that commemorates the country's dead from World War II and after reveals how Dutch policy divides people along racial lines and ignores the Indonesian dead in that war.
Indonesia plans to relocate its capital from the sprawling city of Jakarta – and it isn’t the only country with plans to build whole new cities.
Other countries are planning new cities using technological innovation to achieve more sustainable development. Such plans aren't new for Australia, but existing city growth is the focus of attention.
A man is trying glasses with hologram technology at a research centre called ARENA2036 in Stuttgart, Germany.
How Indonesia can improve its policy on the future on work
An Indonesian man looks at an information board at a polling station in Banda Aceh on April 17.
Whoever wins the election, Indonesia's foreign policy, in which the nation does not align with any superpower and has an active role in contributing to world peace, will remain.