Homeless Somalian refugees Rahma and Anisa sit on the bank of the Ciliwung River at night hoping to catch a cool breeze in Jakarta.
With Australia applying deterrence policies, Indonesia might have to step up to ensure protection for refugees transiting in the country.
A pilot of Indonesia’s airline, Garuda Indonesia, takes a selfie from his cockpit.
Juni 19, 2019
Indonesia's promising aviation industry is reflected in the thriving business of its two plane makers, DI and RAI.
To boost its research budget, the Indonesian government should ask private sector to invest more in supporting innovations.
Indonesia needs bigger research funding to encourage innovations and boost its economic growth.
Digital literacy movements require collaboration between the government, social media platforms and the public.
Juni 25, 2019
Collaborations between the government, communities, and social media platforms are essential to establish a successful national digital literacy movement
An exterior view of the Indonesian Constitusional Court building in Jakarta.
Providing the first empirical analysis of the court's performance in high-profile cases between 2004 and 2016, our research indicates that its independence from the government remains intact.
Indonesian Muslims hold candles during a memorial service on the first anniversary of suicide bombing attacks at Santa Maria Catholic Church in Surabaya, East Java.
Juni 13, 2019
It is important to understand the issues of intolerance through statistics. But it is crucial to dig deeper to understand why a person becomes intolerant.
The hands of a patient infected by monkeypox in Katako-Kombe, Democratic Republic of Congo, in 1997.
Brian W.J. Mahy/CDC
Monkeypox is very contagious and there is no cure. But the good news is the body can heal itself from the virus. Singapore is the first in Asia, where the monkey smallpox virus has infected humans.
Cigarettes destroy family health.
Mei 31, 2019
Designing anti-smoking campaign messages based on tried and tested health communication theories will make the messages more powerful.
Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta.
Mei 27, 2019
Indonesia has plans to move its capital outside of Java, but the government has yet to make the case for this move.
Protesters clash with police outside the Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) building in Jakarta following the announcement of the Indonesian presidential election result on 22 May 2019.
Mei 24, 2019
Post-election riots in Jakarta prompted Indonesia to limit social media access. But this also hampers verified information from credible media reaching the public.
World premiere of Godzilla: King of the Monsters at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, on May 18 2019.
Godzilla might be radioactive and toxic but he's also a 'green' monster. As the latest 'King of the Monsters' film rampages across our screens, it's time to investigate his ecological credentials.
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto (central) greets supporters after a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, 17 April 2019.
Indonesia's General Election Commission (KPU) has announced incumbent Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's victory in 2019 presidential election. His opponent Prabowo Subianto, plans to challenge the result. Here's why it will likely end up in vain.
Members of the Pakistani Christian minority in Peshawar, Pakistan, prepare placards to pay tribute to people who died in the Sri Lanka bombings.
What movitaves these wealthy young people from doing this atrocity?
Under the rain and burning sun, highly perishable fish need to be transported long distances to reach markets in Indonesia.
Mei 13, 2019
Regulating fish loss and waste is not easy, but it is worth the effort to save $7 billion every year for the benefit of the Indonesian people.
Democracy can still perform in Indonesia despite the absence of tolerance. Fifteen years after the Acehnese tsunami, various religious people visited mass graves built by Muslims in 2018.
Let's rethink the way we understand democracy and tolerance.
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.
A man is trying glasses with hologram technology at a research centre called ARENA2036 in Stuttgart, Germany.
April 29, 2019
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.
Indonesia’s incumbent president Joko Widodo.
We ask political and human rights experts to analyse what Jokowi's victory means, based on this early quick count, for civil liberties and the protection of human rights in Indonesia.
An Indonesian man casts his votes in Indonesia’s general elections, Wednesday April 17, 2019.
The ruling PDI-P, while leading the polls, did not experience a significant surge.