11:12 pm March 12, 2014 | No Comment
Currently, the nation needs to build homes for 15 million poor families across the country and every year this number increases by some 700,000 new families. The government, however, has no sense of urgency to deal with the issue, with a national policy designed to help the poor get a home only resulting in 87,000 new houses per year.
12:00 am March 12, 2014 | 2 Comments
The fact of the matter is that Indonesia is a haven for people wanting to falsify documents — from people holding two or three different identity cards or passports, to the fake university diplomas bought by politicians wishing to compete in elections.
11:30 pm March 10, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia has a vast land and sea territory with around 70 percent of its 240 million population being employed in or dependent on the agricultural sector. However, the country continues to depend on imports to fulfill its citizens’ basic food needs.
10:09 pm March 9, 2014 | No Comment
We demand the government and legislators join our fight against tobacco addiction, especially among young people, by ratifying the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which aims to protect future generations.
10:48 pm March 6, 2014 | 2 Comments
The number of new roads in Jakarta is growing far less fast than the number of news vehicles, so something’s got to give. Unfortunately, it seems that sidewalks often are the first to be sacrificed.
11:35 pm March 4, 2014 | No Comment
With legislative and presidential elections just around the corner, it is worrying that a flare-up of political violence is taking place in Aceh.