Researchers are using a rubber-soil mixture to make earthquake-proof foundations.
As the anniversary of Indonesian independence from the Netherlands approaches, a close look reveals how Dutch policy divides people along racial lines and ignores the Indonesian dead in that war.
Ma’ruf Amin's selection as Joko Widodo's running mate in his re-election bid means that politicians continue to accommodate the conservative turn among Indonesian Islamic groups to win votes.
Amid a prolonged border dispute between Indonesia and Timor Leste, indigenous groups have signed an agreement to solve problems arising from the dispute.
More women have been elected in the latest regional elections in Indonesia.
Participants of roundtable forums in Australia and Indonesia last year agree that parents' extended family and community hold an important role in caring for children within their first 1000 days.
A tectonic earthquake doesn't always trigger eruptions of nearby volcanoes. If an eruption happens, the volcano must already have been in a critical condition.
As Indonesia reels from two deadly earthquakes, it's time to rebuild smarter and stronger.
Caught in the middle: Lombok and Bali are exposed to earthquake and tsunamis risk due to a tectonic plate boundary to the south, but also a unique zone of activity that thrusts to the north.
Containing wealthy corruptors in underfunded, understaffed prisons is like putting a grizzly bear in a wobbly bamboo cage designed to hold goats guarded by unskilled shepherds.
With two weeks to go to the formal announcement deadline, people are still clueless about the running mates for incumbent President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and challenger Prabowo Subiantoro.
Ex-offenders should be given a fair chance to redeem themselves after serving their time.
It should not come as a surprise if the rupiah touches the Rp15,000 level by the end of the year.
Koro is widely believed to be a culturally localised delusion. But a theory that it's a fight-or-flight reflex might be corroborated by studying traditional healing treatments in Indonesia.
Indonesia has long been held up as a model of democratic transition in the Muslim world. This view of the country now needs rethinking.
Can Indonesia's defence industry attain self-sufficiency?
Trained and funded by Australia and the US, Detachment 88 is winning the fight against terrorism in Indonesia, though not without some controversy and continued challenges.
In the 1800s, a group of Southeast Asians were taken to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, now part of Australia, by an English merchant. Their descendants are seeking Indigenous status from Australia.
Male and female lawmakers differ in their reasoning why women struggle in winning elections. They also have different opinions about the legitimacy and effectiveness of the gender quota policy.
Indonesia has the region's highest rate of smoking among youths – one in five between the ages of 13 and 15 smoke. What should the government should do to stop youth from smoking?