Oil palm fruits harvested in Malaysia.
Palm oil production is a leading cause of deforestation in Asia, but an EU ban may make matters worse.
The Dutch Royal Family lays a wreath at the National Monument in Amsterdam on May 4, 2009.
The Dutch holiday on May 4 that commemorates the country's dead from World War II and after reveals how Dutch policy divides people along racial lines and ignores the Indonesian dead in that war.
Indonesia plans to relocate its capital from the sprawling city of Jakarta – and it isn’t the only country with plans to build whole new cities.
Other countries are planning new cities using technological innovation to achieve more sustainable development. Such plans aren't new for Australia, but existing city growth is the focus of attention.
A man is trying glasses with hologram technology at a research centre called ARENA2036 in Stuttgart, Germany.
How Indonesia can improve its policy on the future on work
An Indonesian man looks at an information board at a polling station in Banda Aceh on April 17.
Whoever wins the election, Indonesia's foreign policy, in which the nation does not align with any superpower and has an active role in contributing to world peace, will remain.
Joko Widowo (centre, left) and his running mate, Ma'ruf Amin celebrate with supporters after the ‘quick count’ results showed him the likely winner of the presidential election.
Jokowi's challenger, Prabowo Subianto, has vowed to contest the result and urged his supporters to the streets – and that win him leverage in the new administration.
A critically endangered Tapanuli orangutan from Sumatra, Indonesia.
Maxime Aliaga / Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme
Jokowi's re-election may put the global biodiversity at risk
Supporters of incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who is running for re-election, react during his campaign rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, 13 April 2019.
While citizens of both countries will choose their representatives in their respective elections, they have different ways of carrying out elections.
Jokowi has maintained a double-digit lead in most recent polls, but some moderate supporters have indicated they may stay away from the polls.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been burnishing his religious credentials ahead of this week's election. Will it be enough to beat an old rival, the firebrand populist Prabowo Subianto?
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.