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January 14, 2022

Reuters - January 14, 2022

Kate Lamb and Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesia's government is facing criticism from some top scientists and lawmakers that a sweeping restructuring bringing together the country's

January 12, 2022

Science - January 12, 2022

Dyna Rochmyaningsih – On 3 January, Isabella Apriyana grabbed her phone to take a picture of her lab bench and post it on Twitter.

January 9, 2022

Kabar24 - January 9, 2022

Aprianus Doni Tolok, Jakarta (Bisnis.com) – The Narrative Institute along with academics who are part of the Children of the Nation Concern Alliance for Research and National Progress h

January 5, 2022

Jakarta Post - January 5, 2022

Jakarta – The government's recent move to centralize all its research institutions under the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) has been met with a barrage of criticisms, bu

October 28, 2021

Jakarta Globe - October 28, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The government fully supports the development and monetization of video games by local players to tap into the rapidly growing market in the region, the infor

July 4, 2021

Jakarta Globe - July 4, 2021

Jakarta – Huawei Indonesia, the local arm of the Shenzhen-based tech giant Huawei, pledged continuous support for Bandung Institute of Technology, or ITB, in technology sharing, as the

June 15, 2021

East Asia Forum - June 15, 2021

Andree Surianta – Despite initial worries about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into Indonesia, the country did well to woo foreign investor

June 7, 2021

Indonesia at Melbourne - June 7, 2021

Robertus Robet – Scientific knowledge may be universal but the organisation of knowledge is always political.

May 17, 2021

The Conversation - May 17, 2021

Sophie Chao – In December 2020, the Indonesian government had offered the Papuan island of Biak, home to some 100,000 inhabitants, to the centibillionare Elon Musk as a potential launch

April 30, 2021

The Conversation - April 30, 2021

Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir – New BRIN chief Laksana Tri Handoko said that, according to a yet-to-be-published presidential regulation, the chair of the state ideology body, the Agency for P

April 24, 2021

Tempo - April 24, 2021

Jakarta – President Joko Widodo separated the National Research and Innovation Agency from the ministry of research and technology.

April 21, 2021

Tempo - April 21, 2021

Jakarta – Recreating Silicon Valley is not as easy as turning the back of one's hand.

April 13, 2021

Tempo - April 13, 2021

Bisnis.Com, Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil called for people to avert from hastily lauding the Algorithm Hill project in the province's Sukabumi are

March 18, 2021

Channel News Asia - March 18, 2021

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Indonesia's National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) said the benefits of the country's first spaceport in Biak, Papua, are greater than the downsides

March 12, 2021

Nikkei Asia - March 12, 2021

Prodita Sabarini – An assessment system that predominantly evaluates research performance based on journal output and citations is steering academics from developing countries like mine

February 26, 2021

Jakarta Globe - February 26, 2021

Jakarta – American tech giant Microsoft announced a plan to build its first data center in Indonesia, marking its "most significant" investment in the country in the past 26 years, that

December 11, 2020

Jakarta Globe - December 11, 2020

Jakarta – N219 Nurtanio, an aircraft produced by state-owned aerospace company Dirgantara Indonesia, has completed its final test flight successfully on Friday, clearing the way for its

October 27, 2020

Tempo - October 27, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – The Research and Technology Ministry has disseminated Law No.

October 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 19, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – The government was proud to announce that the Job Creation Law would encourage more applied research, and later innovation, but scientists said it would n

October 7, 2020

The Conversation - October 7, 2020

Dasapta Erwin Irawan, Bambang Priadi, Lusy Tunik Muharlisiani, Sandersan Onie and Zulidyana Dwi Rusnalasari – Indonesia is a world leader in the number of free-to-read published researc

August 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 19, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – Poor digital infrastructure and a lack of human capital are hampering gaming industry growth in Indonesia despite opportunities to expand during the COVID-19 p

August 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 13, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government is pushing for digital transformation in a bid to boost efficiency and cut operational costs as it lags behind other countries in implement

June 17, 2020

May 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 25, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Indonesia is striving to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak with domestically produced innovations, but researchers say the government may face roadblocks in t

May 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 21, 2020

Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – The National Research and Innovation Agency's (BRIN) COVID-19 research consortium launched nine new inventions to support Indonesia's advanced pandemic co

May 7, 2020

Reuters - May 7, 2020

Yuddy Cahya Budiman, Johan Purnomo, Bandung – A team of Indonesian engineers working around the clock says it has produced in two months a compact ventilator to sell at a fraction of t

April 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 13, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Researchers say they see themselves walking a long, winding road in helping the government battle the COVID-19 outbreak, as broader research is needed to

February 18, 2020

Jakarta Globe - February 18, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – Google Indonesia predicts the country's digital economy will be worth around Rp1.7 quadrillion or $124.1b by 2025, more than triple the Rp 548.2 trillion it recorded

February 14, 2020

Science - February 14, 2020

Dyna Rochmyaningsih – After living and working in Indonesia for about 15 years, French landscape ecologist David Gaveau suddenly left the country on 28 January.

February 10, 2020

Jakarta Globe - February 10, 2020

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Indonesian government will speed up mutual works with the House of Representatives in the deliberations of the bill on personal data protection to make u

January 31, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 31, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Former president Megawati Soekarnoputri called on Thursday for the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) to prioritize Indonesian researchers

December 31, 2019

The Diplomat - December 31, 2019

Prashanth Parameswaran – On December 30, in a notable first, Indonesia unveiled a prototype of an indigenous medium-range strike capable drone.

December 9, 2019

December 3, 2019

Jakarta Post - December 3, 2019

Theresia Sufa, Bogor, West Java – The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) is set to allocate Rp 10 billion (US$712,000) to Rp 20 billion per year starting next year to support expl

November 12, 2019

Jakarta Post - November 12, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia plans to construct its first spaceport in Biak, Papua, to serve as the location of the country's rocket test launches, the National Institute of Aeronautics and Spa

November 6, 2019

Jakarta Post - November 6, 2019

Theresia Sufa, Bogor, West Java – The Indonesia Biodiversity Index (IBI) was launched on Tuesday to provide a comprehensive database on the diversity of the archipelago's flora and fau

October 11, 2019

October 8, 2019

Jakarta Globe - October 8, 2019

Abdul Muslim, Jakarta – Tech giant Google and Singaporean wealth fund Temasek have updated their projection for Indonesia's internet economy to reach $133 billion in total value by 202

October 7, 2019

Tech Wire Asia - October 7, 2019

Soumik Roy – Analysts believe that Indonesia's economy is accelerating its journey to digital, paving the way for economic success for stakeholders across the board.

September 26, 2019

Jakarta Globe - September 26, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian workforce could end up seeing more jobs available to them – mainly in the service sector – should the government and corporate sectors manage the adoption of autom

September 16, 2019

Jakarta Post - September 16, 2019

Riza Roidila Mufti, Jakarta – Vice President Jusuf Kalla has urged Indonesia's transportation sector to embrace technological development to improve their services and be less resistan

September 11, 2019

August 2, 2019

Jakarta Post - August 2, 2019

Norman Harsono, Jakarta – At least 64 percent of Indonesian professionals are confident that China and India will overtake the United States as "global hubs of tech innovation" by 2035

February 3, 2017

Jakarta Post - February 3, 2017

Bagus Saragih, Jakarta – Prominent Indonesian organizations have been listed among the world's most influential think tanks in 2016 according to a study by the Lauder Institute of the University of

January 11, 2003

Straits Times - January 11, 2003

Jakarta – Domestic researchers lashed out at the government's plan to impose restrictions on foreign scholars who wish to conduct field studies in the troubled provinces of Papua and Ac

January 9, 2003

Jakarta Post - January 9, 2003

Jakarta – The government has announced a plan to restrict foreign researchers' access to conduct field work in Papua and Aceh, saying that many came with intentions other than academic