The future of civilization: Indonesia’s contribution

The future of civilization: Indonesia’s contribution

It’s time to renew the spirit of the Non-Aligned Movement for the 21st century.

Humanitarian Islam: Fostering shared civilizational values to revitalize a rules-based international order

Humanitarian Islam: Fostering shared civilizational values to revitalize a rules-based international...

A movement is underway to change the face of Islam, whose base is shifting from the Middle East to Asia.

Mencari antivirus baru untuk Covid-19 dari keanekaragaman hayati tumbuhan Indonesia

Mencari antivirus baru untuk Covid-19 dari keanekaragaman hayati tumbuhan Indonesia

Di tengah keraguan akan keberhasilan pengembangan vaksin, Indonesia memiliki keanekaragaman hayati tumbuhan luar biasa yang dapat dijadikan sumber untuk mencari obat-obatan antivirus baru untuk melawan...

Wicked fire: Managing fire risk in a changing climate

Wicked fire: Managing fire risk in a changing climate

What can Indonesia learn from the experiences of other countries in mitigating wildfire damage? The answers are compelling.

Optimasi Penyaluran Bantuan Sosial yang Problematik  di Tengah Pandemi Covid-19

Optimasi Penyaluran Bantuan Sosial yang Problematik di Tengah Pandemi Covid-19

China’s overlords of secrecy

America 2020: Why Asean matters

Indonesia, the EU and palm oil gold

Is This Our Democracy?

Revving up the e-commerce engine.

Mendorong Pemulihan Sektor Manufaktur pasca Covid-19 melalui Manajemen Energi

Mendorong Pemulihan Sektor Manufaktur pasca Covid-19 melalui Manajemen...

Pandemi Covid-19 telah mengakibatkan imbas negatif kepada ekonomi global dan nasional. Salah satu strategi yang dapat dilakukan oleh...

Can Indonesia compete?

Can Indonesia compete?

All the pieces are there to push Indonesia up the ladder before mid-century. Can the country put the puzzle together?

Tackling Jakarta’s traffic woes

Tackling Jakarta’s traffic woes

It’s the bane of the capital’s existence. Public-private engagement is the best way forward for Jakarta’s public transportation system.

Sudah Tepatkah Indonesia Menerapkan Kehidupan New Normal?

Sudah Tepatkah Indonesia Menerapkan Kehidupan New Normal?

Pemerintah Indonesia telah memutuskan untuk menerapkan normal baru sebagai upaya perbaikan ekonomi di masa pandemi Covid-19. Namun...

Bagaimana Indonesia memposisikan dirinya di era 'decoupling'

Bagaimana Indonesia memposisikan dirinya di era 'decoupling'

‘New normal’ pasca Covid-19 yang harus dihadapi Indonesia dalam konteks global adalah polarisasi antara dua kekuatan ekonomi terbesar...

Russia and China: An uneasy embrace

Russia and China: An uneasy embrace

The two great powers have much – and little – in common politically, culturally and, importantly, economically. But with the United...

Escape to freedom, but back to misery

Escape to freedom, but back to misery

The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against The Islamic State reviewed by Tahreem Khalied (Penguin Random House, 2018,...

The US and Indonesia’s independence: History, legacy and lessons

The US and Indonesia’s independence: History, legacy and...

America had many reasons to continue to support Dutch control of Indonesia after World War II. Yet it ultimately chose to back the...

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....

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...

Kebutuhan dan kecepatan pemulihan ekonomi menghadapi pandemi Covid-19 di Indonesia

Kebutuhan dan kecepatan pemulihan ekonomi menghadapi pandemi...

Perppu No.1 Tahun 2020 dan Peraturan Pemerintah (PP) No. 23 merupakan gagasan yang luar biasa dalam upaya memulihkan perekonomian...

China’s overlords of secrecy

China’s overlords of secrecy

When problems emerge, the instinct of Chinese leaders is to shut down reporting. Millions of Chinese have since denounced the Beijing...

Don’t eat, don’t love - just pray

Don’t eat, don’t love - just pray

Photos and text by Agoes Rudianto

Does Australia trust the ‘strangers’ next door?

Does Australia trust the ‘strangers’ next door?

Australia openly welcomes Indonesian tourists and young Indonesians wanting to live and work there. Well, sort of.

Widodo and Indonesia’s changing political culture

Widodo and Indonesia’s changing political culture

The Indonesian president, a political outsider, is taking the country’s political culture down a new path. But where will it end up?

How Israel’s annexation strategy will prompt a partnership pivot

How Israel’s annexation strategy will prompt a partnership...

Smaller nations in the next decade will develop more flexible relationships with world powers as they pursue their national interests...

Dapatkah Indonesia Bersaing?

Dapatkah Indonesia Bersaing?

Swasta Juga Perlu Diperhatikan

Swasta Juga Perlu Diperhatikan

Not a finite commodity

Not a finite commodity

Public safety versus civil liberties is on display in the United States. Can’t we all get along?

Covid-19 knocks on American hegemony

Covid-19 knocks on American hegemony

The Covid-19 pandemic poses a threat to the United States-led international order. What must the US do to preserve American hegemony...