Annual water requirements of a PHES-supported 100% renewable electricity grid would be much less than the current fossil fuel system, because wind and PV do not require cooling water.
Abdul Somad is one of the most popular preachers in Indonesia. What are his secrets?
There have been many theories that try to explain where language came from. None prevailed or even came close to the position of the Darwinism theory in biology or the Big Bang theory in physics.
Local fishermen or young men looking for work in the Riau Islands Special Economic Zones earn extra income by mugging boats in the Malacca Strait at night.
Discoveries as a result of ongoing research on malaria in pregnant women in Papua are helping to develop better treatments to fight the disease.
Will female candidates rule Indonesia's regional election this year?
Making mothers happy is important for the wellbeing of the babies. How can we do that?
Drivers for online ride-hailing services face several social conditions that may challenge their efforts to transform collective action into a solid union.
Travelling will never be the same with the advances of communication technology. The recently opened theme park Rabbit Town shows this.
Asylum seekers and refugees in Indonesia, a transit country, face homelessness and depression. As countries around the world limit their refugee intakes, Indonesia should do more to support them.
The revised Indonesian criminal code will affect everyone. It needs to consider all aspects, not just legal ones, to avoid doing more harm than good.
Micro-entrepreneurs make up the bulk of the Indonesian economy and population. But red tape and corruption are keeping them from entering the 'formal' sector.
Many activists have entered politics in the two decades of Indonesia's democratisation. But this hasn't improved the quality of democracy in the country.
Raising children to speak more than one language is a challenge for parents in today's world. Here are some tips to raise bilingual children.
The Indonesian presidential election is almost here. What should we do to keep our relationships intact with friends and families with different political views.
How the new criminal code bill will be harmful for Indonesian children in Sabah, Malaysia.
The emergence of the Islamic movement in the Indonesian underground music scene has drawn a lot of people’s attention. What factors are driving the underground youths, especially punks, to religion?
Indonesia will freeze electricity prices until the end of 2019, a presidential election year. Research shows that earlier cuts to electricity subsidies led to improved efficiency in electricity use.
While it is true that the poorest residents of the city are not connected to the piped water network, neither are the richest. Then what causes water inequalities?
Governments are using Big Data to design improvements and upgrades of cities. But ethical questions need to be considered, lest we end up jeopardising citizens' privacy or deepen social inequalities.
This research reconciled data and hypotheses from linguistic, archeological and genetic research on the settlement of the Comoros and Madagascar.
Increased foreign investment in the digital economy means a national conversation is needed to ensure that citizens don't get exploited.
The Indonesian military recently announced that foreign researchers must request a permit to visit the museums it runs.
Recently, many Indonesians have been bombarded with stories about the “pelakor”, a term popularly used to refer to a woman who is perceived as responsible for ruining a couple’s marriage).
Urbanisation has been a well-established trend and for some countries will continue to be. But some others experience the opposite, resulting in underused and abandoned infrastructure.