Jakarta – Chairman of the Synod of Indonesia Gospel Tabernacle Church (Kingmi) in Papua, Rev.
Analysis & Opinion
June 27, 2020
June 19, 2020
Jakarta – The Government Regulation on the Public Housing Savings Program has sparked controversy. It adds to the burdens of workers and businesses.
June 18, 2020
Veronica Koman and Ronny Kareni – Over the past few months, a terrible injustice has been playing out in Indonesia's legal system: 56 black political prisoners put on trial for treason
Jakarta – The government must not continue its mistaken policies in Papua. Stop the violence and start the dialogue.
June 17, 2020
Jakarta – President Joko Widodo may well give the excuse that the nomination of his son and son-in-law in elections for regional heads this December does not break any rules.
By Umair Jamal
Is the conflict in West Papua worsening?
June 16, 2020
Meitilda Yaung, Darwin, Australia – The long history of systematic racism against African-Americans in the United States seems to have reached its breaking point over the last few week
June 15, 2020
Patrick O'Connor – The East Timorese government has widened the multi-party coalition on which it is based, securing the support of 41 out of the 65 parliamentarians.
Jenny Munro – Just as it has in many countries around the world, the death of George Floyd in the United States has prompted a broader discussion about racism in Indonesia.
June 11, 2020
Jakarta – Seemingly at odds with the existing laws, the government regulation on the involvement of the military in dealing with terrorism has sparked criticism.
June 10, 2020
Jakarta – The move by President Joko Widodo to increase the Health Care and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan) premiums at the beginning of May is mistaken.
June 9, 2020
Jose Antonio Belo – Timor-Leste just celebrated its 18th year of independence. The celebration was muted partly due to Covid19 but even more so due to the political crisis.
June 8, 2020
Jakarta – The rupiah's recent rally and capital inflows have been a breath of fresh air against the backdrop of a lacklustre domestic economy and increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases.
June 6, 2020
Jakarta – Companies must face the new normal with innovation. There will be no place for the old ways of doing business.
June 5, 2020
Jakarta – A farmer from the Sakai tribe in Bengkalis has been jailed for cutting down trees on land owned by a company. This is an offense against justice.
June 4, 2020
Loro Horta – On March 21, 2020 Timor Leste reported its first case of COVID-19, a Dutch national arriving from Europe.
Jakarta – The government and the DPR are continuing to deliberate problematic laws. This is immoral at a time of the pandemic.
June 3, 2020
Jakarta – President Joko Widodo should be honest and open about the latest situation regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Indonesia.
Rui Feijo – Francisco Guterres Lu Olo seems to have won the long tug of war that began soon after he was elected in May 2017, involving directly the president and the charismatic natio
June 1, 2020
Voice of Papua – While the delay in the Indonesian government response to the covid-19 corona virus is disappointing, Papua's provincial government needs to be commended for its speedy
May 27, 2020
Jakarta – Three months after Indonesia recorded its first COVID-19 cases, healthcare workers are still on the frontline, putting their lives at risk as they battle the day-to-day strug
May 9, 2020
Jakarta – Reports about the easing of restrictions in other countries are ever so tempting.
April 22, 2020
Jeffrey Neilson – Indonesia's political leadership was slow to respond to COVID-19, and for a long while denied the virus had even entered the country based upon a sparse testing regim
February 25, 2020
Nelly Martin-Anatias, Sharyn Graham Davies – If Indonesia wants to be a country truly supportive of quality, honest and dignified research, its media must stop giving space to writing
Retno LP Marsudi, Indonesia – With Indonesia on the Human Rights Council, there are some ways in which the country can use its role to provide leadership and achieve the goals it outli