The #PapuanLivesMatter movement caught the attention of the wider community and focused less on separatism and more on racism.
A lack of representation in stories of the independence struggle reflects the marginalisation of Indigenous peoples which has continued throughout Indonesia’s 75 years.
A civilian team of “data worms” in Indonesia that finds and publishes data around coronavirus has become a trusted source of information about the pandemic.
Indonesia’s coronavirus fatalities are the highest in Southeast Asia. So, why is Jokowi rushing to get back to business?
The government is clearly concerned the struggling economy could lead to more criticism of its handling of the crisis – and perhaps social unrest.
Indonesia’s strong patriarchal values lead many to believe that child-rearing, including breastfeeding, is the sole responsibility of women.
The continuing problem five months after Indonesia announced its first COVID-19 cases is prompting concerns about outdated data and declining public trust in the government.
‘If I give up, all my effort is for nothing’: international students thrown into Melbourne lockdown despair
Cut off from coronavirus government support and with few immediate job prospects, many students are desperate.
Entangling universities with geopolitics can mean a bad student experience has a far broader cost.
Workers who earn a monthly income of less than Rp 5 million ($345) will receive Rp 600,000 per month from the government over four months.
Indonesia is likely to have hit one million cases of coronavirus already – nearly 10 times its official number – two of the country’s leading epidemiologists say.
Nearly four years after Indonesia passed its Law on Disability, the government has finally introduced a regulatory framework for students with disabilities.
As Victoria enters a COVID-19 induced state of disaster, more transparency is needed between emergency response public health measures and their economic, social and political consequences.
WHO reports that as of July 26 the city’s bed occupancy rate – the number of people hospitalised divided by the number of beds – stood at 66.9 percent.
Epidemiologists have suggested that Jakarta is still the epicenter of the Indonesian outbreak and that residents in neighbouring areas should remain vigilant.