Indonesia is gearing up to allow foreign medical specialists to practise and be based in the country. Observers say the move would boost healthcare quality and accessibility in the world’s fourth-most populous country of 280 million people.
Indonesia issued a strong condemnation of Israel’s plan to rebuild over 1,000 housing units of settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, reiterating that Israeli settlement in such areas was a violation of international Law.
“No matter what I say during an interview with Western media,” says Indonesia’s first Islamic female comic, Sakdiyah Ma’ruf, “it always comes out a certain way.”
A decade ago, Joko (Jokowi) Widodo was an outsider candidate whose carefully cultivated “everyman” persona swept him into Indonesia’s presidential office. To get there, he had to overcome opposition from many rich and powerful figures.
In recent years the international profile of Indonesian literature has been given a substantial boost.
Indonesian authors and their works have been highlighted at major book fairs in Europe and backed by funding from the Ministry for Education and Culture and the Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf).
Indonesia has been stripped of the right to host the Under-20 World Cup, Fifa has announced.
With more discussion around mental health, numerous local organizations encourage those struggling mentally to seek professional help.
The ocean-related challenges Indonesia faces include illegal fishing, human trafficking, drugs, oil spills and plastic pollution.
Mr Agus, who has been growing apples for two decades on the volcanic slopes of Sumbergondo village in East Java province’s Batu city, has good reason to worry.
Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Associate Professor Eka Permanasari, Associate Professor in the field of urban design, architecture and Southeast Asian Studies at Monash Indonesia.
Indonesia is the world’s biggest exporter of tin, and more than 90% of the country’s supply comes from the islands of Bangka and Belitung.
During Ramadan, the world’s 2 billion Muslims will focus on the core values of the holy month: helping the poor and committing oneself to the service of others.
The government has drafted a bill that will revolutionize the country’s healthcare system so that it can reach all citizens across the country as mandated by the Constitution, Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said on Saturday.