Tidal-stream arrays are a bit like offshore wind farms but underwater.
To most of us, the belief that our children should have to worry about violence at school is unthinkable.
She might not wear a T-shirt with a Venus symbol, or even understand what feminism is.
In the third month since his appointment as Culture and Elementary and Secondary Education Minister, Anies Baswedan raised the alarm over a serious crisis in our education system, indicated by a si
The creeping use of on-demand workers linked to firms via smartphones and laptops might look like an appealing option for Singapore businesses in a labour-tight market.
Under the new constitution, now being written by the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC), politicians will find it more difficult to gain political power and to exercise that power.
Calls for religious reform are growing following a spate of reports detailing monks' misdemeanours and controversies involving the Dhammakaya Temple and its abbot Phra Dhammachayo.
In Plato’s text Crito, a conversation is had between Socrates and his friend Crito through Athenian prison bars.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s recent speech at the closing of the 6th Indonesian Muslims Congress (KUII) in Yogyakarta illustrated nicely the difficulty of making sense of the state of rel
There is a vehement debate going on in Indonesia on the role of sharia in the state.
Hong Kong District Court judge Amanda Woodcock sentenced Law Wan-tung on Friday to six years in prison for brutally torturing her Indonesian housemaid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih.
Jakartans will be the first to fall victim to the prolonged conflict between Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama and the City Council, as the political squabbling will delay or disru
The United Nations-appointed investigators’ findings that former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh allegedly stockpiled up to US$60 billion in wealth during his 34-year dictatorship was indeed
A recent agreement between the Home Ministry’s population and civil registry bureau and Bank Indonesia that requires bank accounts to be supported by an electronic national identity card (eID) wo
Two intriguing reports came out of Malaysia on Tuesday.
News reports about rampant motorcycle robberies and a recent explosion inside a shopping mall in Depok, near Jakarta, have led people to question the level of security in the capital and its neighb
It is important that we never forget people who died in the war [and we must] deepen our appreciation for our past so as not to repeat the horrors of war and to foster a love of peace.”
Critics have accused the government of being too lenient toward the country’s largest budget airline, Lion Air, after extensive flight delays disrupted the travel of more than 3,000 passengers la
Like in a soccer match, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff flashed a red card at Indonesia by “sending off” Indonesian ambassador-designate to Brazil Toto Riyanto when he was just about to subm
The Constitutional Court has ruled the 2004 law on water resources invalid, and we are back to the 1974 law on water, pending a new law.