There are more than 33 million students in Indonesia’s public schools, while the number of those enrolled in universities amounts to around seven million.
The lack of safe spaces for students to express themselves and explore their academic passions can be seen as a reason why Indonesia doesn't perform well in global education indexes.
In Indonesia, the highest-income group spends about 27 times as much on sugary drinks as the lowest.
Our research estimates how much benefit taxing sugary drinks could bring to Indonesia.
The gender norm that requires married women to look after the household magnifies the cost for women. As a result, women choose to leave the labour market.
Women quitting their jobs after having a family is an everyday story in Indonesia.
It is important to note that the actual number of women and children with disabilities who have become victims of sexual violence is much higher than the figures reported.
As politicians focus on the inauguration of a new parliament in October, supporters of the bill are concerned the bill might not be passed.
Indonesia women attending a meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia.
UN Women/Ryan Brown
The Supreme Court created a guidelines that aimed for justices to treat women fairly. But it denied its own equality push when it came to the case of Baiq Nuril Maknun.
Alleged terrorist Abu Bakar Bashir arrives at the South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, amid heavy security on March 10, 2011.
Terrorism networks employ both legal and illegal ways to fund their activities. Their use of legal businesses seems to be on the rise.
Mella Jaarsma, The landscaper 2013, costume: wood, paint, iron and leather, single-channel video: 3:40 minutes, colour, sound.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Purchased 2018. Photo by Mie Cornoedus
The exhibition Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia has many wonderful works. But it is an exception - despite our close proximity, there are few opportunities for Australians to engage with Indonesian art.
South Korea has grown into a rich country with a per capita GDP of nearly US$30,000 in 2017.
Why do some countries grow faster than others? Innovative local companies play a key role.
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.
Palm oil plantation in Cigudeg, Bogor, 2008.
Achmad Rabin Taim/Flickr
Demand for palm and other vegetable oils is rising sharply, raising questions about which ones will be produced, who will control their production and sale, and where they will be grown.
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.
Collaborations between the government, communities, and social media platforms are essential to establish a successful national digital literacy movement
The quake prompted several buildings to be evacuated in central Darwin.
Because it happened within the Australian Plate rather than at a plate boundary, shockwaves from the quake travelled more efficiently to Darwin than to cities closer to the epicentre.
A pilot of Indonesia’s airline, Garuda Indonesia, takes a selfie from his cockpit.
Indonesia's promising aviation industry is reflected in the thriving business of its two plane makers, DI and RAI.
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.
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.
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.
Rosa in the Sumatran Rhino (
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) Sanctuary, Way Kambas, Sumatra, Indonesia.
Willem v Strien/Wikipedia
The world mourns the loss of Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino. Can anything stop the slide of the species towards extinction?
Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta.
Indonesia has plans to move its capital outside of Java, but the government has yet to make the case for this move.
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.
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.
Post-election riots in Jakarta prompted Indonesia to limit social media access. But this also hampers verified information from credible media reaching the public.