Since November 2018, The Philippines’ Department of Agriculture (DA) has highlighted excessive palm oil import volume. When it threatened to issue a temporary ban, Malaysia and Indonesia finally responded.
In pursuit of emerging as one of the biggest economies in the world, Indonesia has been actively seeking new opportunities and stronger relations with other developing economies. The African continent represents a wealth of opportunities.
A new NGO-private sector report shows just how much migrant domestic workers contribute to economic growth in the Asia Pacific. Governments must build policies that acknowledge the skills and voices of these workers.
As Indonesian fossil fuel revenues tumble, government subsidies for the fossil fuel industry are becoming less sustainable. In the interests of economic stability, the government should cut off the fossil fuel industry and transition to cleaner energy sources.
The upcoming election is a 2014 presidential rematch between Joko Widodo and General Prabowo Subianto. Jokowi leads the polls. But recent elections have demonstrated that polling is not always accurate.
Barriers to accessing mental health treatment have meant many patients go untreated in Indonesia. Modern technological solutions could help fill the treatment vacuum and disrupt the faith-based approaches that have germinated in the mental health space.
The current structure of the Indonesian economy will not deliver 7% annual economic growth. Will the government’s new focus on developing its manufacturing sector, pave the way to success?
Indonesia is surging ahead with its electric vehicle program by opening the sector up to foreign investment. Will the new decision bring an electric revolution to the nation’s roads?
ASEAN was not hospitable to the Uyghur population when they arrived as refugees. But as the full extent of China’s mass incarceration policy comes to light, ASEAN nations have the opportunity to make amends.
The political rhetoric on display at the 212 Reunion rally held earlier this month put it in violation of campaign laws. But there will likely be no repercussions.