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.
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.