Entrepreneurship has been a theme of Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s policies from the outset. One of his most enterprising decisions was the appointment of Harvard-educated Nadiem Makarim as his new minister of education, culture, research, and technology in 2019.
The upcoming state visit of Islamic Republic of Iran President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi to Jakarta, in response to the invitation of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, marks not only a turning point in the bilateral relations between the two countries but also the commencement of a new chapter in the relations between the two great nations.
Indonesia has put nearly a tenth of its waters under some form of protection, and intends to expand this to nearly a third by 2045.
Identity politics has been deployed to rally public support and smear rivals.
A tiny fraction of inhabitants in Bengkala, Bali are deaf and mute. But they don’t feel uncomfortable or discriminated against in their village.
A new partnership will help support healthcare organisations and companies in Indonesia, with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and the country’s Ministry of Health (MoH) collaborating to launch the Indonesian Health Sector Growth Programme.
Since taking office in 2014, Indonesia’s leader has eschewed the nostrums of Western neoliberalism. The country’s trajectory will likely continue into a more challenging age.
Legislation aims to dilute civilian authority over armed forces, allow more officers into the bureaucracy and reinstate TNI’s dual function.
Academia is no longer an attractive career path for educated Indonesians, and this spells disaster for the nation’s future. Lecturers are subject to a constant stream of changing policies that ensure only their complete submission.
Investors looking to diversify from China turn spotlight on southeast Asian country.
President Director of the National Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS Health) Ghufron Mukti stated that the National Health Insurance (JKN) program had brought extraordinary progress to Indonesia, especially in the health sector.
The European regulation to combat deforestation (EUDR) is an opportunity for Indonesia.
Dylan Graves recently flew to Indo to chase the elusive 7-Ghosts: A wild tidal phenom that creates rideable waves way, way up the Kampar River in Sumatra.
Exxon Mobil has settled a long-running human rights lawsuit with villagers, who claimed soldiers that Exxon hired to guard a natural gas facility in Indonesia committed murder and torture.
After previously failing to convince workers and employers to alter their work schedules to alleviate the city’s chronic traffic issues, the Jakarta administration has once again started a conversation surrounding staggered working hours to ease the capital’s infamous gridlocks.
How Indonesia and Australia view South Korea’s “everything, everywhere, all at once” Indo-Pacific strategy
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