Widespread protests have erupted across Indonesia after the People’s Representative Council passed the Omnibus Law, and some have turned violent. We highlight what the law is all about and why it is controversial.
World Children’s Day is a day dedicated to celebrating the birth and the rights of children. The reality, however, is that not every child has access to the same rights. Despite the United Nations’ efforts in paving the way to champion this cause by creating agencies such as UNICEF, much more remains to be done to ensure that every child’s rights are met.
To commemorate the United Nations’ 75th anniversary since its founding, we examine how much the UN has changed the world for the better. Is it a tool for cooperation between nations, or is it one for control instead?
Fast fashion has been increasingly known to create a multitude of problems. While there has been a push towards sustainable and ethical fashion, how viable is it for everyone?
The Indonesian government has started its redevelopment plans to improve its economic distribution. How would this impact its neighbours? Would Indonesia’s growth in power and vision to be the “big brother” of ASEAN be accepted by others?
China, the world’s most populous country, has seen its ebb and flow of state power. Nonetheless, the sheer size of this emerging great power, along with its technological and economic progress keeps the world watching closely. What does China’s position under the Xi regime entail regionally and globally?
Jakarta is overpopulated, polluted and sinking. The Indonesian government is planning to relocate the administrative centre to the less densely populated island of Kalimantan, but what should we know about the new capital?