Indonesia and Denmark might lie at the opposite ends of both the world map and the population-size list. But we are searching for the same innovative solutions to many of the same challenges.
Following the recent presentation of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo in Beijing, my Twitter, Path and Facebook timelines were flooded with arguments and discussions about his performance at the
Indonesia hosted the first International Road Federation (IRF) Asia Regional Congress and Exhibition on Nov. 17 to 19 in Bali.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is looking forward to reaping some low-hanging fruit in the first two years of his presidency.
What does it mean to be an “Islamist” after the 2014 general election, which put Islamic-based political parties, primarily the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS), in the opposition camp in the cur
Indonesian children are taught early about the diversity of their home country. The archipelago is home to countless ethnicities, cultures and languages.
On the sidelines of the recent APEC Summit in Beijing, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo conveyed to his US counterpart President Barack Obama that Indonesia showed that Islam and democracy could
Being a country endowed with rich biodiversity in the form of the second-largest tropical forest in the world after Brazil, Indonesia has unfortunately shown irresponsibility given its fast defores
Scientists call for zero emissions. Al Gore said in a 2013 book, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change, a 90 percent carbon emissions cut was required to curb global warming.
Jamie McCartney is obsessed with vaginas. At least that is the impression given by his Great Wall of Vaginas (GWoV). Great Wall of whaaat!? Yep, you read right: vaginas.
Jakarta residents are the first to fall victim to the dispute between two rival coalitions in the City Council, which shows no sign of ending.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s government is just about 40 days old, yet he has twice convened national meetings with provincial governors to discuss development and coordination issues.
he Golkar Party is clearly moving to the brink of division after two factions announced their separate plans to hold a congress to elect their own party chairman.
resident Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s appointment of Franky Sibarani, a businessman, as the new chief of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), only reiterates the President’s overriding conce
As expected, a number of lawmakers have moved to file a petition to request the House of Representatives to exercise its interpellation right to demand an explanation from the government on last we
The perpetual critics of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo may lambaste him for his surprising attendance of the annual Bankers’ Dinner hosted by Bank Indonesia (BI) on Thursday as an attempt to
The massive street protests that were promised by angry student activists after the government raised subsidized-fuel prices did not materialize, thanks largely to the commendable public familiariz
Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has signed a gubernatorial decree for the monthly city minimum wage to rise by 12.5 percent to Rp 2.7 million (US$222) in 2015, up from the curren
The latest surprise this week is the long-awaited choice of the attorney general.
Welcome on board, officially, Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, who was beaming and smiling while greeting well-wishers at the State Palace after his inauguration on Wednesday.