One of the most pressing issues in the region that Indonesia must deal with as a new UN Security Council non-permanent member is the Rohingya crisis.
It has been 14 years since Indonesia enacted the Anti-Domestic Violence Law, but victims are still stigmatised for speaking out.
Gordon Brown is worried. So should we all be.
This article aims to name the elephant in the room – the negative impacts of Ma'ruf's nomination on minority groups.
Culturally, Indonesians have long recognised sexual and gender diversity as part of their daily lives.
Canada is simply a consumer of ride-hailing services, and has not established any of its own Ubers or Lyfts, even as tiny countries like Estonia get in on the game. That needs to change.
Instead of being cheaper and safer, getting an online taxi can actually be dangerous for people with disabilities where a so-called "red zone" is in force.
Corruption can never be eliminated. Whether we like it or not, it has always been part of human nature and will continue to infect society.
The case for pragmatism, not dogma.
Arresting JAD members and banning the group is unlikely to completely neutralise JAD's influence because its weakness is not in the organisation’s structure, but in its ideology.
Understanding the significance of #2019ChangePresident as a game-changer in the next presidential election is crucial.
Under the free trade agreement, Australian universities will be able to have majority ownership of an Indonesian university.
Despite its magnitude, the response to the Montara oil spill did not receive the publicity of other offshore oil disasters like the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Indonesian media's coverage of Scott Morrison's appointment as Australia's new Prime Minister signals increased public awareness of Australian politics.
Researchers who fly in and out of a developing country only for research samples, with little involvement of local scientists, are practising helicopter research.
Morrison has his work cut out for him restoring Australia's reputation for good governance overseas and repairing relations with China.
Indonesia under President Joko Widodo seems to be on the right track in reducing inequality.
A new regulation makes it easier for the government to contract local NGOs.
The government needs to revisit its punitive approach to drug users and stop sending them to prison to avoid overcrowding.
Watch out, Indonesia and South Africa.