We need media literacy not only to help us detect hoax and fake news but also to read the interest of media owners behind the news.
The invasion of privacy through online surveillance can make people ignore the civil rights of others.
One day the violence and discrimination will be finished in Asia and throughout our region – but in the meantime, there is a need for heroes.
An outbreak of diphtheria in Indonesia is not caused by a singular factor. The country needs better vaccination coverage and distribution as well as better antibiotics.
Does corruption means the same for everyone? Some social researchers argue that corruption is a social construct shaped by Western anti-corruption elites.
Stigma often obstructs rights protection for children with HIV/AIDS in Indonesia.
Businesses worth their weight in salt should at least in principle have the capacity to remedy situations that go wrong, as part of their modus operandi.
ISIS may have lost most of their territory, but it's important to be aware that ISIS can still utilise the Internet and social media to recruit people and to spread their fantastical propaganda.
It can fill in the scientific gaps.
Until late November, Bali's high economic dependence on tourism led its Tourism Board to dismiss the dangers of the Mount Agung volcano. This severely undermined the reputation of destination Bali..
Haphazardly using unspecified terms like "illiberal turn" does little to help us properly diagnose Indonesia's democratic challenges.
Indonesia has allocated a huge percentage of education funding to improve the quality of teachers through various reforms. Yet their performance has not improved. What was missing?
Talks about increasing militarisation in Papua has intensified after reports of violence in mining area Tembagapura. But Indonesia should not rush in with a military operation.
Indonesia needs to follow the example of many other countries and have a legislative budget office. It would consist of economists that advice government on budgets.
The journal initially only published articles by European physicians. But in the 20th century a number of Indonesians, who became founders of respected medical institutions, published there too.
Coin rubbing, a traditional treatment for the common cold, is still widely used by modern Indonesians despite criticism that it is not rational.
A group of fewer than 800 orangutans in northern Sumatra has been recognised as a new species - and they are already under threat from deforestation.
A recently passed regulation in lieu of law allows the government to ban organisations deemed against Indonesia's state ideology Pancasila. It marks a troubling turn towards ultra-nationalism.
Indonesian, an engineered language made in the time of colonialism, is "the envy of the multilingual world". But no one speaks standard Indonesian on the streets. Does anyone speak the language?
Using the country's foreign policy to support national development will equip Indonesia to navigate geopolitical shifts.