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.
It’s not just a joyful hobby. Australia’s growing fascination with birds is vital for conservation after last summer’s devastating bushfires.
Even young people who manage to get a job will suffer long-lasting financial losses compared to those getting a job in normal economic conditions.
States are finding it increasingly difficult to deal with multiple contemporary issues – such as climate change, pandemics, terrorism and economic inequality – due to inefficiency and corruption.
How religions and religious leaders can help to combat the COVID-19 pandemic: Indonesia’s experience
Indonesia has shown that religions can be used as realistic means to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
Raising national health insurance premiums doesn’t solve Indonesia’s health-care problems: this is what needs to be done
Those who can’t afford the premiums may end up being excluded from the health-care system or may have to downgrade their memberships.
Indonesia’s status as a maritime country seemingly does not guarantee that its fishers live prosperously. As a result, the number of young people who want to work as fishers has declined.
One way teachers can break from a one-way teaching mindset is to start adopting methods that invite students to embrace uncertainty in learning.
It is seen as politically unpalatable to engage in redistribution during a global crisis. Most governments are opting for broad-brush policies.
Currently, only 42.6% and 44% of people enrolled in the Family Hope Program and food assistance, respectively, actually receive the assistance.
These findings come from a study we carried out in 2018 that examined multidimensional poverty in South Sulawesi.
COVID-19 increases risk to international students’ mental health. Australia urgently needs to step up
International students, most of whom are on temporary visas, have been excluded from the goverment’s A$130 billion stimulus package.
For communities living in dense areas with limited access to clean water, it’s impossible to apply middle-class preventive measures.
If geography wasn’t challenging enough, Indonesia now has to contend with the vexing financial and economic costs of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yolngu musicians from the AIC’s Makassar-Yirrkala Artist Exchange Program are broadcasting East Arnhem Land music online while lockdown keeps visitors from coming to the Territory.
In December 1915, Prime Minister William (Billy) Hughes announced he would set up a national laboratory “which would allow men of all branches of science to use their capabilities in application to industry”.