This AIC Briefing Note outlines the five levels of government administration in Indonesia and their roles and interactions.
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A lack of coordination between the central and local administrations left the public with mixed signals about the scale of the problem.
How are overall poverty levels affected? What is being done by the government to provide assistance, including for those at risk of falling into poverty?
The disproportionate effect of COVID-19 on Southeast Asian women: Case studies From Malaysia and Indonesia
As women are putting their lives on the line responding to the Coronavirus, the number of domestic violence cases in Indonesia and Malaysia is also rising.
Historian Dr Frank Palmos, a former foreign correspondent in Jakarta, believes that along with education the best way to stamp out xenophobia is through personal contacts.
Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has recovered from coronavirus and has been released from the Gatot Soebroto Army Hospital where he was treated for the past weeks.
I had to live somewhere else because Indonesia didn’t want me for my ethnic origin. And now Indonesia doesn’t want me again for my sexual orientation. And that encourages me further to be here.
Jokowi fears his legitimacy and hold on power may be at risk with provinces defying the central government’s authority.
Once again, Indonesia is in the middle of a “year of living dangerously.” Trouble started with mass protests in May 2019 over the presidential election results.
IA-CEPA will result in a significant boost to Australian businesses seeking to undertake greater trade and investment with Indonesian businesses and consumers.
Last week, the mayor of Ecuador’s largest city ordered the international airport’s runway blocked to prevent a KLM airliner from landing to pick up Dutch tourists stranded by the coronavirus.
The leader of one of Indonesia’s biggest provinces has set up dedicated services to tackle the spread of the coronavirus, drawing in one of The Australia-Indonesia Centre’s partner Universities.