The dating of an exceptionally old cave painting of animals that was found recently on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is reported in our paper out today.
Whether it’s purchasing power parity or the Happiness Index, global comparisons require benchmarking. Sport does this well with World Cups and the Olympics, or better still the single ranking familiar to tennis and golf aficionados.
Seaweed farmers’ flexibility makes Indonesia a major player in global markets, but there is more work to be done
Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of the gel-containing seaweeds known as hydrocolloid seaweeds. Unlike food seaweeds, produced mainly in China, South Korea, North Korea and Japan, hydrocolloid seaweeds are used to extract gels used in a range of applications, including as a thickener in food processing and as a biomaterial for pharmaceutical applications.
Indonesia is a world leader in the number of free-to-read published research journals. We will explain what this means for the research Read more
Indonesian women carry the burden of unpaid work, including care-giving, due to persistent gender inequality in Indonesian society and segregation in the labour market.
Ratifying WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control could help Indonesia reduce tobacco imports, benefitting local tobacco farmers
Indonesia relies heavily on imported tobacco products (including Virginia tobacco leaves from China, Brazil and the US), at the expense of local producers.
As the specialty coffee sector develops rapidly, tighter relations have developed between downstream industry players (roasters) and coffee farmers.
These students are potential ambassadors for Australia who could help shape our country’s reputation as a safe and welcoming destination – but only if we look after them.
The evolution of the Indonesian film industry is marked not only by its economic development, but by the contribution of its best filmmakers.
A lack of representation in stories of the independence struggle reflects the marginalisation of Indigenous peoples which has continued throughout Indonesia’s 75 years.
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.
When English becomes the global language of education we risk losing other – often better – ways of learning
These days, the power of English has become accepted wisdom, used to justify the globalisation of education at the cost of existing systems in non-English-speaking countries.
Science and technology are essential to the recovery from this crisis, and to the long-term future of our economy.
Southeast Asian countries, including Indonesia, should lessen their dependency on the two countries by strengthening relationships with non-traditional partners.
From the early days of science in the Dutch East Indies, there is strong evidence of collaboration, rather than diffusion by the colonisers, with the process carried out through an intense two-way communication.