Saturday, January 18, 2020 | 18:05 WIB

Megawati receives 9th Honoris Causa doctorate

IO, Jakarta – Indonesia’s first president, Soekarno, now has another reason to be proud of his second child, Megawati Soekarnoputri. Other than having followed his footsteps as a capable politician – she...

The trouble with Indonesia’s infrastructure obsession

The state’s narrative of economic development oversimplifies complex structural problems  IO - Wearing his trademark white shirt – the emblem of a hard-working spirit – during the Palapa...

Changing face of Indonesian Islam

Hijrah movements are flourishing on Indonesian campuses, worrying some proponents of Indonesia’s more moderate traditions IO - Walking through Indonesian college campuses today, it’s easy to spot the...

Unequal impact of Indonesia’s new year flood

Climate disasters like Jakarta’s deadly flood will continue to exacerbate Indonesia’s urban inequalities IO - Friends and I chose the comfort of indoors for New Year’s celebrations in Jakarta,...

2019 SPORTS KALEIDOSCOPE

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2019 ECONOMIC KALEIDOSCOPE

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2019 NATIONAL KALEIDOSCOPE

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2019 POLITICS KALEIDOSCOPE

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Why Minister Nadiem Makarim is eliminating National Examinations in 2021

 IO, Jakarta – Minister of Education and Culture (Menteri Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan – “Mendikbud”) Nadiem Makarim has stipulated a four-point national learning program called the “Merdeka Belajar” or “Freedom Learning “. 

5 Notes on the 2020 Priority National Legislation Program (Prolegnas)

IO, Jakarta - The Legislative Committee (Baleg) of the Indonesian Parliament (DPR) and the Ministry of Law and Human Rights have agreed to pass 247 Draft Laws (RUU) to enter the national legislation...

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