Indonesia 360

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...

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.”

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

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...

Hijrah – between radical and moderate Islam

Hijrah – between radical and moderate Islam

A new religious movement is taking Indonesia by storm – via the Internet. But what are the motives of the clerics who lead it?

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...

China’s ‘Belt and Road’ initiative: The Indonesian stop

China’s ‘Belt and Road’ initiative: The Indonesian stop

China is securing its long-term interests in Asia. Indonesia plays an important role in this scheme, but how will it – and the United...