The debate on whether drug users should be treated as criminals or victims has recently reemerged, especially after a TV celebrity was found unconscious in his car due to drug intoxication.
What’s with the media frenzy over Schapelle Corby after her recent parole on Feb. 7 and release on Feb. 10?
There is a bitter wind reminiscent of the cold war blowing over Europe.
The Indonesian government will soon revise contracts of work (COWs) and PKP2B (coal mining business permits) with several of its contractors, including Freeport and Newmont.
It is good to see that Indonesian designers and manufacturers learned something from the earlier versions and made the necessary changes.
Inclusive education is an effective instrument to build inclusive and equitable societies.
An estimated 6.5 million Indonesians are currently working overseas. Indonesia has the second-largest population of migrant workers in countries across Southeast Asia after the Philippines.
Activists in the disability movement in Indonesia were very upset upon learning that 40 state universities and colleges adopted a discriminatory policy in new student admission for 2014.
Wife of Malaysia's opposition chief Anwar Ibrahim.
Mother of star politician Nurul Izzah Anwar.
President of Malaysia's opposition Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR).
The government recently announced that its total debts as of the end of January amounted to Rp 2,465 trillion (US$217 billion), consisting of loans and bonds.
Indonesia considers corruption and terrorism extraordinary crimes and legislation stipulates maximum penalties to provide a deterrent effect.
The last four months witnessed four incidents that appeared to show that the police continue to side with conservative political and religious groups at the expense of Indonesia’s democracy.
It seems the world is powerless against the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, as shown by that country conducting its fourth nuclear test on Jan.
The Religious Affairs Ministry released on Wednesday the results of an interfaith national survey conducted to find out how tolerant the nation is of religious differences.
Effective interministerial coordination is now shaping up in the Committee for the Acceleration of Priority Infrastructure Delivery (KPPIP), which is chaired by Coordinating Economic Minister Darmi
Banning booze may appear an easy solution to a nation’s ills.
A 22-hour voyage from Surabaya to Lombok aboard the KRI Makassar naval warship marked the commemoration of this year’s National Press Day, as if to reflect the rough seas Indonesian journalists m
“A warrior is never afraid to walk alone, when he is walking on the road of truth, the road of honor,” said the founder of the Gerindra party, Lt. Gen. (ret) Prabowo Subianto, on Saturday.
It has been 13 years since democracy icon and late former president Abdurrahman “Gus Dur” Wahid restored to Chinese-Indonesians the right to openly express their ethnic identity, including the
Indonesia, arguably the world’s largest archipelagic country with a vast diversity of cultures, rich in natural attractions and historical heritage, logged a mere 9.73 million foreign tourist arr