Visiting Israeli prime ministers are usually greeted as heroes in Washington: leaders from the president down to the staff fall over themselves to provide lavish hospitality, while budding United S
For the last few weeks, my social media feeds have been seething with articles, editorials, and opinions on victim-blaming, particularly in reaction to columnist Ridhuan Tee’s remarks on women’
In Punjab, it is no longer enough to gang rape a girl; it is also necessary to make a video of it. And what good is that visual record, if it is not shared with the world.
Legislative chaos and dysfunction still grip the U.S. Congress even though Republicans promised effective governance after taking control of both houses of the legislature.
For some five years during the premiership of Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, the Malaysian govern¬ment spent millions on a major effort to develop the Maqasid al-Shariah Index to measure the “Islamicity
“The eurozone is in crisis” is not the most thrilling way to open an article. The eurozone is seemingly always in crisis.
The Middle East is burning.
So many commentators have expressed opinions about the selection by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo of Badrodin Haiti as chief of police candidate and Taufiequrachman Ruki as acting head of the
Since the 1970s, the Health Ministry had a great community-based nutrition program, named Family Nutrition Improvement Program (Usaha Perbaikan Gizi Keluarga, or UPGK).
When my daughter was small, she wanted to buy Disney princess shoes with built-in lights that shone at every step.
The political commotion surrounding the nomination of Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan as the National Police chief reached a denouement after President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo recently selected Comr.
It is not merely about the delay of the Indonesia Super League (ISL) soccer competition, which was supposed to kick off on Feb. 20, 2015.
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