Here is what you need to know about Indonesia's elections and what's at stake.
Both the government and the opposition still consider Papua as a problem caused by a lack of economic development and which has nothing to do with politics.
No concrete measures to eradicate corruption were offered by the two candidates – Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Prabowo Subianto – in the latest presidential debate.
A researcher on social economic issues in Papua calls for more research on Papua that can contribute to find solutions for complex problems in Indonesia's easternmost region.
Incumbent President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo may have won hearts among potential voters by building roads, airports and ports, but his opponents can still bring him down with other issues.
Is Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's claim that the rate of poverty in rural Indonesia has declined at twice the poverty rates of cities correct?
Films can be used to help understand international relations concepts.
This article aims to name the elephant in the room – the negative impacts of Ma'ruf's nomination on minority groups.
Understanding the significance of #2019ChangePresident as a game-changer in the next presidential election is crucial.
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.
We asked experts to explain what's behind the last minute decisions for vice presidential candidates in the next election.
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.
An objective elaboration and analysis of the government debt situation in Indonesia to help answer the public's concern on the prospect of the country's economy in the future.
Reading the change in the reaction of conservative Muslim organisations towards terrorist attacks.
A social media post on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo wearing denim jackets and sneakers on a motorbike has gone viral. What is behind Jokowi's latest stint on social media?
Micro-entrepreneurs make up the bulk of the Indonesian economy and population. But red tape and corruption are keeping them from entering the 'formal' sector.
Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement on inviting Australia to join ASEAN has raised speculations that he was just being Javanese. This is the background to that statement.
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.
The Indonesian government has back-pedalled on an announcement by the head of the country's military that cooperation between the two countries would be suspended.
Here’s the glaring omission in George Brandis' list of issues raised recently with Indonesian President Joko Widodo: human rights.