Rematch: Joko, Prabowo and the democracy experiment

Rematch: Joko, Prabowo and the democracy experiment

The Indonesian president and opposition leader will again vie for the presidency. But five years on, they face a vastly different voter landscape

Breaking the female glass ceiling

Breaking the female glass ceiling

Can information technology help Indonesian women bust through barriers? A growing organization adamantly says “Yes We Can.”

It’s a Trump-knock world for us

It’s a Trump-knock world for us

The current United States administration is like nothing that has been seen in recent history. Let’s try to figure it out.

Indonesia: Genetic diversity 101

Indonesia: Genetic diversity 101

The country has the opportunity to cash in on its unique biodiversity – not to mention save itself and perhaps the entire planet

Hacking and the darker side of social media

Hacking and the darker side of social media

The United States’ 2016 presidential election was hacked. So what makes Indonesia think that it’s ready for April?

Cyberthreats: Facing the faceless

An American library in 1965 Indonesia

Jokowi vs Prabowo: The Rematch

An American library in 1965 Indonesia: From enlightenment to torture

An American library in 1965 Indonesia: From enlightenment...

An explosive clash of ideologies sent the country spinning out of control, leading to unprecedented horror and bloodshed. How can...

Seizing Malaysia’s moment

Seizing Malaysia’s moment

The dramatic change in Malaysian politics gives the country the chance to finally sweep away racial politics and other structural...

A ray of hope for Indonesia’s traditional religious beliefs

A ray of hope for Indonesia’s traditional religious beliefs

Last year, a historic Constitutional Court ruling recognized kepercayaan – the centuries-old indigenous belief systems. Whether the...

Wanted: Smart grads with dirty hands

Wanted: Smart grads with dirty hands

Vocational education has been touted as a way to push Indonesia up the skills chain and provide jobs. But it’s not working out that...

Fiddling in the face of floods

Fiddling in the face of floods

Many of Asia’s great cities are coastal, which places them squarely in the path of rising sea levels as global temperatures continue...

Climate justice: A feminist fossil fuel-free future

Climate justice: A feminist fossil fuel-free future

Equality of women is a key global pursuit. Here’s how the state of the environment can help or hurt that campaign.

Indonesia’s quiet success explained

Indonesia’s quiet success explained

Resurgent Indonesia: From Crisis to Confidence By Vasuki Shastry (Straits Times Press, 2018, 194 pp) Reviewed by Salil Tripathi

The Trump-Kim showdown

The Trump-Kim showdown

From enemies to friends? The United States and North Korea are on good speaking terms, but will it lead to complete denuclearization?

Cyberthreats: Facing the faceless

Cyberthreats: Facing the faceless

Better safe than sorry? Understanding the risk management and governance guidelines to maintain data and network security is more...

In search of a presidential electoral system

In search of a presidential electoral system

Free and fair elections have brought many good things for Indonesia – if you overlook the tangle of legislative and presidential elections....