Southeast Asia’s gaming market presents a new way to boost the region’s economic growth in the post-COVID-19 era.
A new study suggests fishers in Indonesia report relatively high levels of happiness and well-being, despite facing poverty, risks and instability. As COVID-19 hits workers around the world, the findings show how governments might look to data on happiness to help build new economic and labor policies.
Indonesia’s plan to turn millions of acres of peat bogs into farmland is underway—without the consent of indigenous communities. The scheme also poses major public health risks in light of COVID-19, as it will likely worsen the country’s annual wildfire and air pollution crisis.
Dealing with waste remains one of the toughest challenges for developing countries like Indonesia. Promoting waste management as a way to raise funds for social programs could help address the problem.
Mob violence is rising swiftly in major cities across Indonesia and the state has been complicit in encouraging vigilante behavior. What will it take for the Indonesian government to realize the severity of the threat?
In 2019, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines made major efforts to defeat local and international terrorist organizations. But did these countries meet the US government’s criteria for combating terrorism?
Ten young women across diverse sectors were recognized with awards for their work and leadership, showcasing the region’s female changemakers.
The 36th ASEAN summit took place via videoconference with leaders and high-level politicians convening virtually. Here’s how the media covered the story as Vietnam played host to a very different event.
As nations have gone into lockdown and tourism numbers have dwindled, citizens in polluted cities have enjoyed cleaner air and blue skies.
As the digital economy grows in support of life in lockdown, how should policymakers in Indonesia think about international data flows and governance?