Mount Merapi in Central Java, one of the most active of more than 100 Indonesian volcanoes, is among the most dangerous volcanoes on earth.
Whether in direct response to these events or as a way of coping with their consequences, many Indonesians react to the unpredictability of the natural world with a “wait and see” attitude.
Primary school students in a classroom in Bali, April 2018.
Overall, the research indicates there is no correlation between these policies and learning outcomes in the districts.
Which political party in Indonesia has the most social media followers? Does it matter?
Better understanding of Chinese investment and loans in Indonesia is needed.
During the presidential election campaign, the issue of China has been politicised further. Lost in this debate are the real benefits Indonesia could gain from its Chinese partners.
Debat calon presiden ke empat, 30 Maret 2019.
Jokowi won this round.
Documents show tobacco companies have marketed their products to young people.
Tobacco companies are enlisting the help of social media influencers to promote traditional cigarettes and their brands to young people.
An Indonesian migrant worker speaks on a mobile phone in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong.
Legal academics may have a big role to fill the gap left by the government in protecting our migrant workers.
Indonesian military personnel take part in a security drill ahead outside the general elections commission building in Jakarta earlier this month.
As long as they are competent, I believe military officers have the right to participate in deciding the future of the nation.
Theologically, as a concept, the word “kafir” is essential, but not applicable in Indonesia with a plural society.
Stop using the word _kafir_ is an effort to create justice and equality for every citizen in Indonesia.
Vice-president candidates Ma'ruf Amin (L) and Sandiaga Uno (R) during their debate in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 17 March 2019.
We contacted four academics to provide analysis of the candidates' visions and program planning. They all concluded that nobody won the debate.
A Boeing 737 taxies at Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom.
The 737 Max is the best-selling airliner ever. But two have crashed in five months, killing 346, damaging Boeing's future and raising questions about the increasing sophistication of cockpit technology.
Indonesian Muslim women rally in support of equal rights and an end to violence against women outside the presidential palace in Jakarta in 2017.
It is the interests of both conservative and liberal parties to eliminate sexual violence.
While in other countries, women are bringing down the powerful men who assaulted and harassed them, in Indonesia assault victims are still struggling to find justice.
A combination of a deep-rooted patriarchal culture, conservative religious values and gender-insensitive law enforcement practices still deters Indonesian women from reporting rape.
The amount of funding countries allocate for research is important. Equally important is spending those funds in ways that promote research excellence and innovation.
To move towards a knowledge-based economy, Indonesia needs to invest its research funds strategically.
Simon Birmingham and Enggartiasto Lukita have signed an agreement that might never be ratified in that form.
No commitments on environmental standards, but foreign corporations will shore up their rights to sue the Australian and Indonesian governments.
The rupiah’s movement is one key economic issue in the period leading to the April presidential and general elections.
The rupiah exchange rate will remain stable at around Rp14,000 per US dollar in the near future. There are at least three key reasons supporting this prediction.
The anti-sexual violence bill aims to prohibit and prevent sexual violence including rape, forced prostitution, sexual slavery and sexual torture in the household, workplace and in public.
The anti-sexual violence bill protects and supports victims of sexual violence.
A mother teaches her daughter by reading Alquran inside a mosque in Indonesia.
Hijab-wearing culture in Indonesia has changed over time. The hijab is becoming much more popular, so why does it remain a source of controversy?
Eli Wyman with the elusive Wallace’s Giant Bee.
A bee the size of a human thumb was first described in Victorian times, but hadn't been seen since 1981. That is, until four biologists teamed up on a trek to Indonesia's North Molucca islands.
Presidential candidates Joko Widodo (L) and Prabowo Subianto (R) shake hands during a debate among candidates in Jakarta, Indonesia, 17 February 2019.
Prabowo Subianto spoke in normative terms and failed to criticise Joko Widodo's work.