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. 

#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

Preventing Stunting: What Works and What Doesn't

The wrong poster can lead to millions being spent on useless programs.

NOVEMBER 07 #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

VISION

Born Tough

The wells have dried up in dozens of villages in Lebak, Banten, and clean water is becoming scarce.

#STANDALONE

Born Tough

The wells have dried up in dozens of villages in Lebak, Banten, and clean water is becoming scarce.

November 20 #STANDALONE

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

Confronting New Climate Reality in Asia and the Pacific

Ambitious plans are needed to build resilience in vulnerable sectors and communities being battered by climate-related disasters.

SEPTEMBER 23 #OPINION

Cancer, Heart and Kidney Problems Eat Up Most of BPJS Kesehatan Budget

Expensive care for cancer patients contributes a substantial amount to the state health insurer's deficit.

SEPTEMBER 05 #COMMENTARY

Trying to Retain Customers? Protect the Next Generation; Kids Now Prime Targets for Identity Theft

Children are attractive targets for fraudsters as their identity information is less likely to have been used before.

AUGUST 27 #OPINION

Fintech to Supplement, Not Disrupt Banks

A new generation of financial-technology start-ups offers tailored services to specific market segments on digital platforms.

AUGUST 27 #OPINION

AI-Powered Debt Collection Can Help Avoid Another P2P Lending Crisis

Indonesia has attempted to regulate the P2P lending market but faces the uncomfortable truth: the internet is impossible to regulate.

AUGUST 14 #OPINION

Infrastructure and SMEs Keys to Spur Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles in Indonesia

Tax incentives are a good first step, but Indonesia needs to rely on its SMEs to really spur the mass adoption of electric vehicles.

AUGUST 06 #OPINION

Getting Ready for Transportation 4.0

The future of transportation will be felt most keenly on the ground, rather than in the sky.

AUGUST 02 #OPINION

The New World of Virtual Banks: Profitable Growth Will Define Success

Banks will play an important role in the Making Indonesia 4.0 initiative by providing an environment that enables economic uplift.

AUGUST 01 #OPINION