A sense of complacency, if not utter buoyancy, has once again made the Education and Culture Ministry insist on holding teacher competency tests, intended for millions of certified teachers nationw
It was quite intriguing to read several articles about recent brutal attacks on the Rohingya people, a Muslim minority group of Bengali origin, who occupy the northern Arakan State in Buddhist-majo
During a land dispute between residents and state-owned plantation company PTPN VII Cinta Manis in Limbang Jaya, South Sumatra, the police’s Mobile Brigade (Brimob) fired into the crowd, resultin
Nearing dusk and carrying an infant on her back, a six- or seven-year-old girl walked toward a traffic-light intersection on a street in Eastern Jakarta.
Ethnic violence has been occurring in Myanmar between Muslim Rohingya and the junta-backed Rakhine community.
The Corruption Eradiction Commission (KPK), is currently investigating a scandal surrounding a resource-based company in Buol, Sulawesi, which implicates a number of company executives.
The NIMBY syndrome is well known in Australian politics.
The fact that Joko “Jokowi” Widodo came first in the July 11 Jakarta gubernatorial election, surpassing incumbent Fauzi Bowo, shocked many, including the incumbent himself, who was very optimis
Last week, the National Commission on Human Rights, an independent state body, released its findings from a four-year investigation into the 1965 purge of suspected communists.
Less than a month before the 45th anniversary of ASEAN, the regional organization failed to conclude its routine ministerial meeting with a usual joint communiqué.
Electoral victory is beautiful, and democracy in Indonesia, the region's most populous nation, is taking better shape after the presidential poll won by Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.
Indonesian Muslims will celebrate Idul Fitri, the end of Ramadhan, starting Monday.
The complete unstatesmanlike attitude of the losing presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto, in stubbornly refusing to accept the final election result tallied by the General Elections Commission
Prabowo’s choiceWhen, on Tuesday, the people of Indonesia should have been cherishing the end of a prolonged national divide and moving on to extend olive branches to each other, losing presidential candidate Prab
When, on Tuesday, the people of Indonesia should have been cherishing the end of a prolonged national divide and moving on to extend olive branches to each other, losing presidential candidate Prab
This Latin phrase, translated as “the voice of the people is the voice of God,” in an Indonesian context simply means that the nation has decided to entrust Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf K
The World Bank’s (WB) second quarter (Q2) report on the Indonesian economy, released on the eve of the General Elections Commission’s (KPU) announcement of the official results of the president
An odd tradition evolving in the last few decades, as Indonesia modernizes, is the annual exodus from cities to rural areas each time the nation’s Muslims mark the end of Ramadhan.
Indonesia will have a new leader in the next two days, when the General Elections Commission (KPU) announces the results of its vote count in the July 9 presidential election.
The plan to build a giant seawall and 17 manmade islands in northern Jakarta could be seen as a breakthrough in an effort to revamp the ugly look of the city’s coastal areas.