It is understandable that family members of a hostage would want to see their loved one released as quick as possible but paying the ransom only encourages the crime to flourish.
The devastating aftermath of super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines is not just of catastrophic proportions but is also a complex humanitarian emergency.
Human civilization has advanced considerably over the course of the last two decades.
On Indonesian news websites, two topics have attracted hundreds of comments: Islam and Malaysia. But now Malaysia has been replaced by Australia as the bad neighbor in Indonesian stories.
When Bank Indonesia (BI) decided to raise its reference rate again on Nov.
The recent relaxation of the one-child policy in China recognises that demographics play a major role in a country’s economic fortunes.
Initially, I did not take a forwarded text message from a friend seriously and treated it as equally as other messages that have popped up onto my cell phone screen — ending up in the trash.
Struggling to learn Mandarin? Unhappy with English? Why not learn a niche language, such as Elephant? Nirmala Topno did and it made her a star.
As an Indonesian that is actively involved in various Australia-based programs — not only GoLive Indonesia, a project promoting discussions on various topics, the Indonesia Diaspora Network South
The cool, grey winter skies here in Warsaw, Poland, match the somber mood inside the National Stadium where climate negotiations are being held in this city, as news of the devastation wrought by t
Indonesia should thoroughly analyze the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that was approved on Monday by the US, Japan and 10 other economies in the Pacific region that account for 40 percent of the
With forest and land fires showing no sign of cessation and thus prolonging the agony of thousands, if not millions, of people in Sumatra, Kalimantan as well as neighboring countries, it is natural
A murder in public view in an East Java village takes us back to the dark days of impunity, an end to which was promised by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo during his election campaign.
Today, the Indonesian Military (TNI) celebrates its 70th anniversary.
Editorial: Dogs for consumption?For generations, certain ethnic groups in this country have included dog meat as part of their culinary culture.
For generations, certain ethnic groups in this country have included dog meat as part of their culinary culture.
Forget the Constitutional Court ruling delivered last week that reinstated the President’s power to accelerate or impede criminal investigations into House of Representative politicians.
It is said that “history is written by the victors.” In essence that implies history is an object of power, propaganda and self-justification.
The government delivered on its promise made early this month by announcing on Tuesday a second package of reform measures designed to further streamline the regulatory pipeline and clean up the ru
On Friday, 193 nations, including Indonesia, adopted the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), introduced to replace the previous eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that expire thi