The emergence of the Islamic movement in the Indonesian underground music scene has drawn a lot of people’s attention. What factors are driving the underground youths, especially punks, to religion?
Indonesia will freeze electricity prices until the end of 2019, a presidential election year. Research shows that earlier cuts to electricity subsidies led to improved efficiency in electricity use.
While it is true that the poorest residents of the city are not connected to the piped water network, neither are the richest. Then what causes water inequalities?
Governments are using Big Data to design improvements and upgrades of cities. But ethical questions need to be considered, lest we end up jeopardising citizens' privacy or deepen social inequalities.
This research reconciled data and hypotheses from linguistic, archeological and genetic research on the settlement of the Comoros and Madagascar.
The two countries have come to a historic agreement, but some matters remain unresolved.
Increased foreign investment in the digital economy means a national conversation is needed to ensure that citizens don't get exploited.
The Indonesian military recently announced that foreign researchers must request a permit to visit the museums it runs.
Recently, many Indonesians have been bombarded with stories about the “pelakor”, a term popularly used to refer to a woman who is perceived as responsible for ruining a couple’s marriage).
The Brisbane Roar’s woes are the least of the Bakrie Group’s concerns, writes Nasya Bahfen.
To save the orangutans we must both protect their forests and stop any hunting and killing within them.
The rich have to be taxed more and the poor need to be paid more, according to Oxfam International head of inequality policy Max Lawson.
Canada used to be more careful about selling arms to countries that practised human rights violations. What happened?
Vast numbers of Rohingyas in the region are stateless, living in limbo. Therefore, the Rohingya repatriation deal, its terms, delay and successful implementation impacts upon the lives of millions.
Perceptions in Indonesia towards LGBT as revealed in a national survey.
A political scientist finds out about Indonesia's youth "political preferences".
Amid rising inequality, two inclusionary planning instruments are at work to combat it in Indonesia. But without better enforcement, their full benefits will not be realised
Jakarta is finishing its water plan to have more public power in the private tap water service. However, the plan is unclear and likely to give small impact to the city's unequal water distribution.
Teachers' prosperity in Indonesia have improved but without programs dedicated to improving teachers, the quality of learning will be stagnant.
The growth of creative hubs is good for innovation but it may also widen a digital and economic divide in Indonesia.