The New Colombo Plan’s soft power can’t be underestimated. It’s a powerful gesture: sending our youth to learn from our neighbours is a sign of humility. It shows a willingness to cooperatively shape the region’s future.
Indonesia has the potential to generate 788,000 megawatts (MW) of power from renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, tidal, and geothermal.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo is set to unveil measures to lift Southeast Asia’s largest economy from the stagnation that’s marked his first term, amid rising risks from a global slowdown and escalating trade war.
18 million vehicles clog the city’s streets every day. Emissions from these vehicles accounted for 47 per cent of the air pollution in the capital according to a 2016 study.
Indonesia is a country made up of thousands of islands, multiple ethnicities and countless traditions. The cultural richness of the archipelago is still upheld in many villages of the nation.
While Komodo tourism generates significant cash for one of Indonesia’s poorest regions, it has also brought trash, human encroachment and occasional lizard smuggling. “Indonesia needs to diversify its tourism destinations.”
In Surabaya, people can collect plastic trash to get free travel tickets for a ‘plastic bus’. Indonesia hopes to reduce 70% of this kind of waste by 2025.
Media freedom in Indonesia has improved significantly since the end of the Suharto era, but between 2006 and 2014 there were an average of 50 cases of violence against journalists each year.
Salim, best known for controlling Indofood Sukses Makmur, the country’s largest food company and the world’s largest instant noodle producer, has in recent months been keen to attract younger consumers.
Competition from China and the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ pose existential questions for Indonesian industry. Trade wars, on the other hand, could be beneficial, as Indonesia may be…
Indonesia’s easing cycle is set to last long as policy makers in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy take steps to deal with a deteriorating global economic…
“Let’s change the mindset of our farmers who, for long decades, have cleared lands by burning to (shift to) using…
The frequency with which natural disasters strike Indonesia has inspired technology innovators to create new devices and applications to help minimise the casualties.
At a recent marketing event in Jakarta’s hip Kebayoran Baru district, Indonesia’s finance ministry used celebrities, dance music and social media influencers to pump up interest in…