Though it has fresh coastal air, it is a bit daunting to walk through the conference halls in Nusa Dua, Bali, let alone share the stage with thoughtful leaders at the Coral Triangle Initiative conf
Me: “This is not a gun.
In the 2014-2015 My World poll, of almost eight million citizens from around the world, “an honest and responsive government” rated as the fourth highest priority of the 16 most common response
Although he said it more than a decade ago, Donald Rumsfeld was right. “There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns.
Education is the key to personal growth. If you are poor, the only means to climb up the social-status ladder is education.
Among the reflections around Indonesia’s 70th Independence Day is that most parents want to see their children achieve the best at school in a joyful learning environment.
For dozens of years, we Indonesians have enjoyed many great performances by fabulous international artists, thanks to the generosity of foreign embassies in Jakarta.
Western Australian public servant David Edwards was keyboarding in his ground floor Surabaya office when friends phoned from the nearby US Consulate General.
Just days before President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo presented his State of the Nation address on Aug.
Editorial: Great green hopesThere is hope for Indonesia’s environment, at least according to the President’s special envoy on climate change, Rachmat Witoelar, who revealed this week the government’s bid to set a higher
There is hope for Indonesia’s environment, at least according to the President’s special envoy on climate change, Rachmat Witoelar, who revealed this week the government’s bid to set a higher
Back in May both national and international media greeted President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s decision to lift decades-long restrictions on foreign media access in Papua, calling the move a step
The annual haj pilgrimage began last Friday with the departure of the first group of flights (known in local terms as kloter) of Indonesian pilgrims to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
To be blunt, we should say the new trade minister, Thomas Trikasih Lembong, like his predecessors, cannot contribute much directly to boosting exports because most of the factors that influence the
For a long time the House of Representatives has been perceived (or misperceived) as a political institution whose performance runs counter to its namesake.
Learning from the financial-market turbulence in mid-2013 as a result of the fallout from the prospect of an imminent tapering policy by the United States Federal Reserve later in that year, the 20
If only Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama had been eager to listen to a proposal on the kampung susun (elevated village) development in Kampung Pulo, violence would not have marred
Once again a sickening feeling engulfs us as we witness the death and destruction of the latest terror attack, injuring some 120 people and killing at least 20 including an Indonesian woman among s