A holistic, cultural and local approach to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic is needed in Indonesia.
The plight of the urban poor affected by COVID-19 highlights the need to to reaffirm that adequate housing, water supply and sanitation are basic human rights.
Second-language learners from different age groups seem to have equal chances of becoming highly proficient speakers as long as they are placed in a supportive environment.
Female teachers perform better in the classroom and women principals lead to achieve better school management. But, female educators have to wait longer to be promoted.
In time of crisis like today, instead of blaming one another, countries should foster international cooperation.
Democracies such as the United States, Italy and Spain, as well as Indonesia, have so far failed to control the spread of the virus.
Our research found how "blaming others" attitudes related to stigmas surrounding COVID-19 in Indonesia and Malaysia.
What is political will or political commitment to disaster risk reduction? Why is it important to measure political commitment? And how to measure it?
The patronage system – common in South-East Asia's small-scale fisheries – indirectly perpetuates destructive fishing practices. However, opportunities exist to tap them as agents of change.
Unequal access to testing can lead to late diagnosis and preventable deaths due to COVID-19 among the poor people.
With its abundant sunshine and unique topography, Indonesia is able to generate 100% green electricity from its solar energy by 2050.
Social science researchers can help make sure contact tracing is carried out in all provinces in Indonesia.
During the transitional period between the Pleistocene and Holocene epoch, the Earth's temperature underwent massive change, forcing prehistoric humans in Indonesia to change their diet.
If China hopes to protect its economic interests in Southeast Asia's largest economy and improve its global image, it should help Indonesia during this pandemic.
An external shock such as coronavirus merely presses pause on conflicts and offers little hope for solutions.
Populist leaders can be a liability. Their optimistic bias and complacency, ambiguity, and ignorance of science undermine crisis management and put all at risk.
The government waited to put in place restrictions to stop the spread of the virus. Now, millions may soon be on the move for a religious celebration, which could make matters even worse.
As a nation with a strong religious sentiment, Indonesia could rely on its religious leaders to be more involved in communicating messages about the crisis.
The current calculation of the COVID-19 death rate in Indonesia does not reflect the reality on the ground.
Massive COVID-19 rapid testing is starting this week in the several cities and regencies of coronavirus hot spot of Jakarta, West Java and Banten focusing on vulnerable groups.