Category : Issues & Ideas

  • Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie was the third president of the Republic of Indonesia, from May 1998 to October 1999. Although his presidency was the shortest in Indonesian history, Habibie played a critical role in the...

    By : Justin Doebele Date:Monday, December 02, 2013 - 07:49:37
  • Indonesia's football landscape changed in October 2010 when Medco Energy tycoon Arifin Panigoro founded the Liga Primer Indonesia (LPI). The league was meant to challenge the Indonesian Super League (ISL), which had...

    By : Barrett Hansen Date:Monday, November 04, 2013 - 08:28:28
  • Asia leads the world in deploying clean coal technologies, a fact that will become increasingly evident as the world progresses toward the renewable energy goals that have been set for 2015. Asia's predominance is not...

    By : Nitin Bhat, Frost & Sullivan Date:Monday, November 04, 2013 - 08:26:40
  • While many international summits are meant for either political leaders or business leaders, the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) is one of the few that brings together both communities. The forum was founded in...

    By : Gloria Haraito Date:Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 07:33:46
  • Bill Sullivan is a licensed foreign advocate with law firm Christian Teo Purwono and Partners (in association with Stephenson Harwood LLP), who has been in Indonesia since 1991, albeit in two different periods. He is a...

    By : Scott Younger Date:Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 07:31:10
  • Chinese Ambassador to Indonesia Liu Jianchao, 49, assumed his position last year. Liu, who studied at Oxford, was one of the youngest spokespersons at China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2002 and remained in that...

    By : Zhiang Song Date:Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 07:10:15
  • Noor Huda Ismail was once a hardline Islamist, studying at an Islamic boarding school with a dream of fighting in Afghanistan. Today he runs a successful deradicalization project for militants, that helps them to...

    By : Renjani Puspo Sari Date:Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 07:08:17
  • In the second part of this profile of the U.K.’s Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), Forbes Indonesia interviewed the chairman of the Worcestershire LEP Peter Pawsey about the impact of the LEP in developing...

    By : Scott Younger Date:Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 07:07:06
  • In May, many residents of Blok M in Jakarta noticed a change in their water: it had become sticky and salty. Though Blok M is six kilometers from the ocean, seawater had trickled this far inland, mixing with the...

    By : Barrett Hansen Date:Tuesday, August 06, 2013 - 06:40:36
  • The Master Plan for Acceleration and Expansion of Indonesia's Economic Development (MP3EI) has set out a bold framework for developing the archipelago, including a key role for regional governments and the private...

    By : Scott Younger Date:Tuesday, August 06, 2013 - 06:35:20


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