In the wake of increased government oversight, questions nonetheless remain over the MUI’s accountability.
What’s behind COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Indonesia? Apa yang melatar belakangi keraguan masyarakat Indonesia untuk di vaksin Covid-19?
Perceived religious prohibition, vaccine coercion, anti-Chinese sentiment and reliance on alternative health and hygiene practices are contributing to low vaccination acceptance.
Patronage politics, like those predominant in South Kalimantan, are a crucial factor exacerbating climate disasters, and governments rely heavily on inadequate technological solutions to mitigate floods.
Legislative change and consumer consciousness are key to protecting gig-workers from digital exploitation.
After two decades of enormous social change on global and local scales, what role will art and artists play in Indonesia’s future?
Will the initiative complement or sideline the existing regional architecture built by ASEAN?
Protecting rural indigenous people’s control over food resources is linked to the wellbeing of migrant workers in the cities.
Just as the Renaissance from the 14th to the 17th centuries overcame the dark Middle Ages by reappraising classical insights, critical history is now imperative.
Just as it was particularly difficult for the progressives to withstand repression and killings, reviving the Left after 1965 was equally formidable.
During this pandemic, “losing” these key Parliamentary functions has exacerbated the lack of “checks and balances”
Why, after such a long hiatus, is underwater cultural heritage is once again being considered as an economic, not an archaeological or historical, resource?
The Indonesian government could regain trust by enhancing cooperation with those in the local community already involved in assisting IDPs
How were Indonesians’ enjoyment of political, economic, and social rights have been affected by the multiple crises of 2020?
Fake cooperatives acting as representatives of farmers can seek land concessions and conveniently serve as an extension of corporations.
Returning workers from failed industrial hubs such as Batam live on the edge between two different worlds: town and village.
A new survey looks beyond aggregated corruption indexes at how experiences of bribery and extortion in Indonesia differ from sector to sector.
Beyond future statehood, supporting the Palestinian right of self-determination should acknowledge they are best placed to shape their future.
The delicate balancing of labour across the home, workplace and union is no small burden.
Will the crackdown demonstrate the powerlessness of Islamists or serve as a unifying issue?
"Spineless politicians, feckless government bureaucrats, and narrow-minded ulama officials" stand in the way of religious freedom in Indonesia.
LPDP has yet to excel in any of the goals it has set for itself.
Focusing on the actors shows that despite government and lobbyists’ claims about representing small players, their actions more support already dominant big business.
The ABC should establish a new relationship with an Indonesian partner, enabling Australians to learn that this humane cause is shared by our close neighbours.
The Indonesian government's approach to Islamic outliers simultanesously marks them as dangerous and fails to protect the vulnerable from harm