Arresting JAD members and banning the group is unlikely to completely neutralise JAD's influence because its weakness is not in the organisation’s structure, but in its ideology.
Understanding the significance of #2019ChangePresident as a game-changer in the next presidential election is crucial.
Despite its magnitude, the response to the Montara oil spill did not receive the publicity of other offshore oil disasters like the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Researchers who fly in and out of a developing country only for research samples, with little involvement of local scientists, are practising helicopter research.
Indonesian media's coverage of Scott Morrison's appointment as Australia's new Prime Minister signals increased public awareness of Australian politics.
Indonesia under President Joko Widodo seems to be on the right track in reducing inequality.
The recent Rokan block deal signals a shift to a more nationalist agenda, but Indonesia's government is still pursuing other more outward-looking economic policies.
A new regulation makes it easier for the government to contract local NGOs.
The government needs to revisit its punitive approach to drug users and stop sending them to prison to avoid overcrowding.
Hundreds of thousands of people are homeless following the Lombok earthquakes. Much of this suffering need not have happened if houses were constructed to better withstand shaking.
How can sporting events like the Asian Games contribute to global peace?
We asked experts to explain what's behind the last minute decisions for vice presidential candidates in the next election.
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.
Researchers are using a rubber-soil mixture to make earthquake-proof foundations.
Participants of roundtable forums in Australia and Indonesia last year agree that parents' extended family and community hold an important role in caring for children within their first 1000 days.
The tobacco industry in Indonesia can still advertise cigarettes on television, radio and billboards. Now it's using popular social media channels too.
As the anniversary of Indonesian independence from the Netherlands approaches, a close look reveals how Dutch policy divides people along racial lines and ignores the Indonesian dead in that war.
An evolutionary biologist visits the remote jungle mountaintop where a little-known naturalist wrote his insightful paper about the mechanisms of evolution that spurred on a rivalrous Charles Darwin.
Amid a prolonged border dispute between Indonesia and Timor Leste, indigenous groups have signed an agreement to solve problems arising from the dispute.
From the war on drugs to a crackdown on human rights and environmental activists, life for Filipinos is increasingly nightmarish.