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.
Early this month, Indonesia’s new President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo launched a new health services card, Indonesia Health Card (KIS).
Citing lack of sleep Russian President Vladimir Putin left the G20 early as Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed business deals only a day after the Brisbane
In light of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, particularly sexual violence against women on Nov.
It is amazing to see how women in Indonesia are showing the way in ensuring their families’ and communities’ food security amid the challenges brought by climate change.
The world’s largest palm-oil companies gathered here last week, sharing the best practices of what is assessed as the model of sustainable oil-palm plantation development.
This article is written in response to an article that appeared in The Jakarta Post, “Exploration for oil necessary for Indonesia”, which was written by Adjie Harisandi of Mandiri Bank in Jakar
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.
Japan is back!” Associated Press writer Elaine Kurtenbach quoted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as declaring two years ago, after he was elected.
Finally, we have a leader willing to take the plunge and increase fuel prices, even if it means risking his political popularity.