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.
A dynamic new president promised Indonesians sweeping reform of a rotten system. Instead, all they've gotten are baby steps.
We asked experts on Indonesian politics and economy how they see the August 12 cabinet reshuffle.
On balance, it seems that the Australia-Indonesia relationship is more or less back to its usual setting – where “usual setting” means “fragile”.
The Indonesian parliament is planning to revise the law on the country's anti-graft agency. If passed, elements of the revision could weaken the agency's power to investigate corruption.
Indonesia's war on drugs aims to protect the country's young generation from an alleged "national drug emergency." But the government's coercive approach is harming the people it wishes to protect.