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

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...

Military reform: Is Indonesia’s enemy outside or within?

Military reform: Is Indonesia’s enemy outside or within?

The Gulf’s scramble for Africa

The Gulf’s scramble for Africa

Arab Gulf states are intervening more assertively in sub-Saharan Africa to capitalize on economic opportunities and protect their...

The sinking city

The sinking city

Jakarta, the centuries-old Indonesian capital, has one of the world’s highest rates of land subsidence, with some parts of the city...

Halal and the economy

Halal and the economy

This year should see Indonesia enact a dramatic new law on halal products, making it the world’s largest halal market. But what are...

Australia: Hedging its bets in Asia

Australia: Hedging its bets in Asia

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have a change in attitude toward Australia, and there has been a return to its...

Nukes, missiles and friendship

Nukes, missiles and friendship

Iran and North Korea have for years cooperated in buying, selling and developing weapons systems including missiles. Will new overtures...

In our human qualities, we shall believe

In our human qualities, we shall believe

Indonesians have a unique ability and belief in putting the common good over individual interests. This is a trait we should cherish...

Year 70: The United States and Indonesia

Year 70: The United States and Indonesia

The last several decades of bilateral cooperation have been tremendous for Indonesia’s development. With a few changes, imagine what...

An international wrong

An international wrong

They were poor, underage Indonesian boys working fishing boats. Then they were thrown into Australian prisons alongside violent criminals,...