By limiting access to social media and the internet, the government hurts the right to free speech of not only Papuan residents but also all Indonesians.
Indonesia can learn a lot from Singapore, often regarded as the most influential scientific powerhouse in Asia, on how they manage their research funds.
People's acceptance of poverty is the biggest challenge to eradicating poverty in Yogyakarta and Banten, both on Indonesia's most populated Java island.
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.
Indonesia has permanently banned new clearing of primary forest and peatland. Here are three benefits of the policy.
Our research estimates how much benefit taxing sugary drinks could bring to Indonesia.
The Indonesian government should improve transparency and public access to land-use data, make the ban on new plantations on primary forests permanent, and give communities access to forests.
Women quitting their jobs after having a family is an everyday story in Indonesia.
From the use of dictions in his victory speech, Jokowi seems to end the political polarization in Indonesia while also identify his friend and foe.
In Indonesia, not all children can get clean and safe drinking water. The latest research shows this can drive them to consume sweet beverages instead, posing a risk to their health.
As politicians focus on the inauguration of a new parliament in October, supporters of the bill are concerned the bill might not be passed.
The Ministry of Environment and Forestry insists the air quality is still "moderate with no health effect". Other data show the city's air is filthy.
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.
Terrorism networks employ both legal and illegal ways to fund their activities. Their use of legal businesses seems to be on the rise.
Granting refugees in Malaysia the legal right to work will empower them, give them the chance to accumulate social and capital resources, and benefit them and the country.
Why do some countries grow faster than others? Innovative local companies play a key role.
With Australia applying deterrence policies, Indonesia might have to step up to ensure protection for refugees transiting in the country.
Indonesia needs bigger research funding to encourage innovations and boost its economic growth.
Prabowo's attorneys similar arguments which were rejected in 2014 trial.
Collaborations between the government, communities, and social media platforms are essential to establish a successful national digital literacy movement
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.
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.
Designing anti-smoking campaign messages based on tried and tested health communication theories will make the messages more powerful.
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.
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.