Potential visitors to Australia can watch YouTubes showing majestic landscapes and fine shopping. “Please come”, they say, “stay and enjoy our beautiful country’s advantages.”
In response to the various terror related incidents that have plagued the country ahead of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attack, the government and the police have applied a security approach th
Since the 9/11 attacks in the US 11 years ago, many will blame terror attacks on Islam, saying that acts of terror could have been prevented if Islam had not spread the theology of terror based on
The latest economic report showed that Indonesia enjoyed 6.4 percent economic growth in the second quarter of 2012. This development is positive as the situation in other markets remains gloomy.
Why is entrepreneurial activity so low in Indonesia given the growth in per capita income, relatively high unemployment rates and its population’s young median age?
Departmental secretaries are on the boundary between politics and administration. They are responsible for ensuring a close and productive partnership that delivers effective public services.
The National Social Security System (SJSN) could be the hottest issue in the 2014 general election in connection with the mandated implementation of the National Healthcare Program as of Jan.
Anyone familiar with US politics surely knows what happened in Florida in 2000.
It is likely that the UN Climate Conference of the Parties 18 (COP 18) in Doha, Qatar later this year will have a strong focus on financial resources for climate change in developing countries —
Jeffrey Sachs, founder of the Earth Institute, for whom pushing for an end to poverty by 2025 has become an obsession, is now propounding upon a global solutions network.
On Monday the first batch of Indonesia’s aspiring pilgrims leave for the Holy Land for the Muslim duty that is the haj.
The hot stories and the main topic of heated debates during the week after the Aug. 21 constitutional confirmation of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo as Indonesia’s new president beginning on Oct.
An accident involving a Transjakarta bus catching fire, with the fire then spreading to a nearby bus stop in South Jakarta, has again raised concerns about safety on city-owned public transportatio
As far as sustainable development is concerned, the world is about to exit one phase and enter another. Of course, not many people know about it, and the media probably does not care.
Indonesia gained new momentum for harnessing its 28,000 megawatts (MW) of potential geothermal power after the House of Representatives surprisingly approved on Tuesday a new Geothermal Law, which
Soldiers enforcing curfews in West Africa seem to spring out of old films and novels about intimidated populations and citizens being stigmatized as suspected carriers of lethal, fast spreading dis
Virtually all analysts foresee formidable economic challenges for the new government of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf Kalla as they must immediately grapple with big deficits in international
The prolonged democratic process marking the presidential election, which concluded when the Constitutional Court upheld the electoral victory of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf Kalla, has moved
It was funny but also saddening to see The Jakarta Post’s front-page picture on Friday.
The humane approach of Mampang Prapatan district chief Fidiyah Rokhim in resettling squatters living along the Mampang River will hopefully be seen as one of the best-preserved legacies of presiden