Traffic congestion has become a grave problem in Jakarta.
As the deadline for reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, Indonesia is facing problems in meeting its target for halving the maternal mortality rate by 2015.
A bill allowing dual citizenship for Indonesians living abroad is currently being mulled.
Watching and reading news on the current political fraud in Egypt, we might simply conclude that it is because of religion.
Is there more than one rational and reasonable way to construct a news-media system that maximizes overall benefit for citizens (if not just for the journalists)?
Close to 10 years since Law No.
There is a claim currently circulating the EU, both cynical and misleading: multiculturalism is dead in Europe.
Like any good neighbors, Australia and Indonesia are meant to look out for each other.
The last paragraph of second column of the opinion article titled “A wake-up call from Indonesia’s manufacturers to government” which appeared on Dec.
Leadership is the ability to influence others. By words, actions and example, leaders seek to inspire and motivate their followers, using their influence to pursue their goals.
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.
Condemnation came swift and fast when news broke this weekend that a law professor at one of the nation’s top universities had been caught red-handed doing drugs.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo started his medium-term program to deliver on his election campaign promise to achieve food self-sufficiency by embarking on the rehabilitation of irrigation syst
For a new kid on the world’s largest trade bloc of APEC, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo deserves applause for his representation of Indonesia at international forums.