Prominent state universities currently have admission fees that are beyond the reach of students from low-income families. How should the families be helped so their talented children can attend university?
Many people are currently losing sleep to watch 16 soccer teams compete in the Euro 2008 championship. The England national team, however, has failed to make an appearance. What do you think of a European Cup without the team?
Indonesians are excited about the nomination of U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama, who used to live here. What impact, if any, will it have on U.S.-Indonesian relations if Obama is elected president?
Police on Wednesday arrested dozens of members of the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) allegedly involved in Sunday’s attack on participants of a peaceful rally. Do you think the government will uphold justice in this case?
Members of the Islam Defenders Front recently attacked participants of a rally organized by National Alliance for the Freedom of Faith and Religion to mark the anniversary of Pancasila state ideology. Why has the government been unable to stop such attacks?
Indonesian political reform began on May 21, 1998, following days of nationwide student protests that forced Soeharto to step down after 32 years in power. Do you think the reform and democratization process is on the right track?
Employees at five regional airports went on strike Wednesday, while the main access road to the Jakarta international airport is frequently hampered by floods. What do you think about airport conditions in Indonesia?
Dozens of employees of France-based retailer Carrefour's outlet in Ratu Plaza, Central Jakarta, were rushed to the hospital Sunday after a ventilation failure. This is the fifth such occurence. What should be done?
Before giving the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) permission to search the offices of graft suspect Al Amin and other legislators, the House accused the KPK of violating procedures. Do you think such lengthy procedures are necessary?