3:10 pm May 19, 2015 | No Comment
To move forward and make sure future generations of Indonesians can compete in an integrated Southeast Asia, we need to focus on our teachers, and to that, we need to take a closer look at the Ministry for Education and Culture.
12:11 pm May 19, 2015 | 4 Comments
As a medical organization, the ICMM should also respect the weight of evidence that has thoroughly discredited any claims that “virginity tests” do any more than inflict unneeded pain and trauma on women compelled to undergo them.
8:23 pm May 17, 2015 | No Comment
Southeast Asia’s economic boom is resulting in the emergence of a new middle class, heralding vast opportunities for global wealth management, Kevin Martin, head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management Asia-Pacific at HSBC says.
6:03 pm May 17, 2015 | 18 Comments
In the first quarter of 2015, Indonesia’s economy grew by just 4.71 percent, the slowest pace since 2009. Many people blame the new administration of President Joko Widodo for this unfavorable economic achievement.
1:00 pm May 15, 2015 | No Comment
A North Korean defense minister is executed with anti-aircraft fire for falling asleep in a meeting (or was it a parade)? If you don't find that hard to believe, you probably buy everything you see advertised on TV.
11:50 am May 15, 2015 | 31 Comments
The government of Indonesia will go on using its own budget and the people of Indonesia might not be aware of Australia’s decision.
12:54 pm May 14, 2015 | 21 Comments
The religious contribution to peacemaking and resolution of various social issues must be recognized and encouraged, instead of simplistically blaming religions and pushing them out of the public sphere based on an extreme understanding of secularism.
11:59 am May 13, 2015 | No Comment
Tuesday's budget was as uninspired as Abbott's previous economic policies. Abbott checked lots of boxes — tweaks to childcare, elderly pensions, small-business taxes and platitudes about smaller government — but offered no clear strategy
1:36 pm May 12, 2015 | No Comment
The longer China's economy stalls, the lonelier Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, is certain to get. There's simply no playbook for a central banker facing so many competing challenges: deflation, excessive debt, chaotic global financial markets and vested interests resisting reform. Zhou seems to have little choice but to make things up as he goes along.
3:29 pm May 11, 2015 | 19 Comments
Instead of using language appropriate to talking about serious problems, commentators routinely invoke notions of horrifying criminality.
12:45 pm May 11, 2015 | 4 Comments
As political honeymoons go, Joko Widodo's has been almost nonexistent. Since his October inauguration, Indonesia's inflation has accelerated, its currency has fallen and its economy has veered dangerously close to recession.