While citizens of both countries will choose their representatives in their respective elections, they have different ways of carrying out elections.
What makes the _Dilan_ series unique is that it provides Indonesia's young audiences, who were born in the 1990s, with a window on urban youth in Bandung during Soeharto's New Order regime.
A new political party called Indonesian Solidarity Party, or PSI, brings new hope for the marginalised people by raising minority issues in its campaign
Whether in direct response to these events or as a way of coping with their consequences, many Indonesians react to the unpredictability of the natural world with a “wait and see” attitude.
India is facing an employment crisis, the magnitude and complexity of which has never been witnessed.
Debt is not that bad if a country uses it to drive growth and development.
Which political party in Indonesia has the most social media followers? Does it matter?
During the presidential election campaign, the issue of China has been politicised further. Lost in this debate are the real benefits Indonesia could gain from its Chinese partners.
The parliament in Indonesia is male-centric and Java-centric, discouraging women from participating in politics.
Facebook has finally taken action on accounts spreading fake news on its platform.
Creating a shared identity can be one of the most essential factors in conflict reconciliation.
As long as they are competent, I believe military officers have the right to participate in deciding the future of the nation.
Stop using the word _kafir_ is an effort to create justice and equality for every citizen in Indonesia.
Both the government and the opposition still consider Papua as a problem caused by a lack of economic development and which has nothing to do with politics.
We contacted four academics to provide analysis of the candidates' visions and program planning. They all concluded that nobody won the debate.
Not a single World Water Day over the past 25 years has focused on how water could be put high up on the political agendas of countries on a long-term basis.
The Literary Method of Urban Design aims to predict urban futures and to design cities and prepare citizens in line with these predictions.
It is the interests of both conservative and liberal parties to eliminate sexual violence.
A combination of a deep-rooted patriarchal culture, conservative religious values and gender-insensitive law enforcement practices still deters Indonesian women from reporting rape.
To move towards a knowledge-based economy, Indonesia needs to invest its research funds strategically.
The rupiah exchange rate will remain stable at around Rp14,000 per US dollar in the near future. There are at least three key reasons supporting this prediction.
The anti-sexual violence bill protects and supports victims of sexual violence.
Hijab-wearing culture in Indonesia has changed over time. The hijab is becoming much more popular, so why does it remain a source of controversy?
Prabowo Subianto spoke in normative terms and failed to criticise Joko Widodo's work.
Research in Indonesia shows that people's age, education levels and gender do not determine their likelihood to share fake news. Internet spending does.