Urbanization is one of today’s most phenomenal socioeconomic changes and it is believed that the level of urbanization in a country is strongly correlated to its economic development.
As an Indonesian citizen who recently completed studies in a graduate school of education, I frequently ask myself, what is the problem with Indonesia’s education?
The attacks in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 claimed almost 3,000 lives. Since then, every Sept.
It starts with a drone taking off to fly over Setulang in Malinau regency in the new province of North Kalimantan.
The essence of sustainability is defined in the report of the Brundtland Commission ,which despite being almost three decades old remains deeply relevant today: “Humanity has the ability to make
Under the New Order, society was conditioned to support development projects, many of which affected the lands and livelihoods of indigenous people.
One reason used by some groups who insist on establishing a caliphate, such as conveyed by supporters of the Islamic State movement (IS, formerly the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) in Indone
We refer to The Jakarta Post’s news article titled “Pefindo downgrades BII bond rating”, published on Sept.
Taking the one-page code of conduct between Jakarta and Canberra at face value as a signal of restored ties poses a real danger to the future of bilateral relations between the two neighbors.
To make further and meaningful progress in its community-building agenda, ASEAN must fashion a bottom-up approach in its engagement in the lead up to ASEAN integration next year.
Weekends should be the time for families living in urban areas to bond, by dining out, visiting relatives or traveling, but often traffic congestion stands between them and their bid to maintain th
Scotland may have said “No” to independence in this week’s referendum, but in doing so the UK’s northern region has secured more concessions from its rulers in Westminster, making it the su
Skills-focused training is one of the requirements for transforming Indonesia’s growth model that relies primarily on natural resources and cheap labor to one driven by productivity, which is gen
The House of Representatives untypically changed its role from villain to hero on Tuesday when it ratified the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution.
The outgoing House of Representatives has come out with another surprise piece of legislation, which will further stimulate the growth of the insurance industry.
Modesty had characterized president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo since he took the helm of the sultanate city of Surakarta back in 2005, but then he became a powerful brand image that captivated
A recent report on higher education found that among 5,000 parents questioned in 15 countries, Indonesians were keenest on having their children study overseas compared to the citizens of Mal
Public opposition to the House of Representatives’ move to pass a bill on regional elections — which if successful will seize the right to elect regional leaders from the people — has taken a
Street parking has contributed much to the traffic gridlock besetting the capital city because the use of parts of the road for parking vehicles always generates bottlenecks that force other motori
A war or military confrontation between China and Japan is probably just a matter of time.