Treating Disaster as a Social Problem

The severity of a disaster should be measured not by the magnitude of its force but by its societal impact.

#DISASTER

The Peculiar Case of Viktor Orban's Visit to Indonesia

The Hungarian PM is notoriously anti-Islam, the poster boy of European right-wing movement, but Jokowi has welcomed him with open arms.

JANUARY 26 #INTERNATIONAL

Indonesian Nationalism vs. International Law

Many Indonesians are turning to a hyper-nationalistic point of view of international relations in defiance of international law.

JANUARY 20 #INTERNATIONAL

Price Floor for Ride-Hailing Services: a Boon or a Curse for Consumers? 

For customers, a price floor could prevent them from getting the best deals possible.

JANUARY 17 #POLICY

Indonesian Universities: World-Class or Removed From Reality?

Academics should engage in more public discussions, helping shape voices and opinions in democratic policy-making.

JANUARY 10 #POLICY

How Indonesia Can Help Promote Dialogues Between Ordinary Israelis and Palestinians

Improving people-to-people relations is key to peace in the Middle East.

JANUARY 06 #INTERNATIONAL

Why Customer Experience Is the New Catalyst for Supply Chain Innovation

Despite popular belief, true supply chain innovation does not have to be disruptive.

DECEMBER 18 #TECH

VISION

Roar for Help: Wild Sumatran Tiger Moved to Conservation Area

A Sumatran tiger caught in South Sumatra has been moved to a conservation area in Lampung.

#EYEWITNESS

Roar for Help: Wild Sumatran Tiger Moved to Conservation Area

A Sumatran tiger caught in South Sumatra has been moved to a conservation area in Lampung.

January 24 #EYEWITNESS

Hi TOD, Bye Traffic: Transit-Oriented Development to Transform Jakarta's Urban Transportation

Singapore-based Infrastructure Asia says transit-oriented development (TOD) could be the solution for Jakarta's traffic gridlock.

DECEMBER 17 #TRANSPORTATION

Sink 'Em All or Swim With the Current: Reorienting Policy in the Fisheries Sector

Lack of communication between the government and the fisheries sector has been blamed for falling fish export.

NOVEMBER 25 #POLICY

Gov't in Tight Bind Over Repatriation of IS Sympathizers

Indonesian women who migrated to the Islamic State are posing new problems for the government. 

NOVEMBER 19 #TERRORISM

Companies in Asia Need to Wake Up to New Normal of Climate Change

Asian financial markets are still not as environmentally and socially aware as those in other regions.

NOVEMBER 16 #ECONOMY

Will Sugary Drinks Tax Keep Indonesians Away From Diabetes?

Diabetes and obesity lead to heart disease and stroke, the two most common causes of premature death in Indonesia.

NOVEMBER 15 #HEALTH

Heavy Metal Children: Lead Exposure a Real Danger in Jakarta's Playgrounds

A recent study found that at least 69 percent of all playground equipment in Jakarta has a lead concentration exceeding safety standards.

NOVEMBER 11 #POLICY

Is OECD's 'Unified Approach' a Solution for Taxing the Digital Economy?

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has released a new proposal to tax digital businesses.

NOVEMBER 05 #ECONOMY

Challenges for Indonesia's New Health Minister

The nation's convoluted health system must be disentangled and re-organized, write Aqsha Azhary Nur and Jeslyn Tengkawan.

OCTOBER 31 #POLICY

New Administration, New Hope for Geothermal Energy?

Overlapping rules are often the problem when it comes to geothermal development.

OCTOBER 28 #ENERGY & MINERALS

Would Political Dialogue on Papua Be on Top of Jokowi's Agenda?

To the government, breaking down Papua's isolation may take precedence to efforts to engage in political dialogue with its residents.

OCTOBER 17 #POLITICS

In Search of Indonesian Ambassadors for President Jokowi's Second Term

Does Indonesia have enough qualified ambassadors to represent it in a rapidly changing world?

OCTOBER 12 #POLITICS

Businesses Need to Foster Talent for a Positive Impact and Lasting Value

The oil and gas industry will remain essential to the global energy mix and a wide range of modern consumer products for many years to come.

OCTOBER 06 #OPINION

Amplifying the Good News From Papua

Good news from Papua rarely attracts media coverage.

OCTOBER 04 #OPINION