It remains to be seen if relocating the nation’s capital will make it easier or harder for the next Jakarta governor to lead the 495-year-old metropolis.
Governments and policymakers all around the world are examining ways to deal with the pandemic-inflicted devastation, considering recovery measures, and probing for different…
Reversing the authoritarian trends and mindset that have sunk roots in the political culture cannot happen overnight.
The frightening regularity and intensity with which we're being hit by floods should worry the policymakers.
With the prime minister intent on navigating the economy out of the ongoing crisis, the challenge will be to keep one hand on the wheel while he tries to keep his government…
India is not an outlier in its descent into political sectarianism and tribalism. Indonesia is also facing its own demons.
The writer says people expect political leaders to look out for them, especially when they are in distress, and leaders should think about leading their people.
The country’s outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has spread to 19 provinces so far, affecting some 232,000 farm animals.
The paper says a proper investment by the government can help build local experts and nurture new technologies in a way that they can spill over into other sectors.
Abandoning Afghanistan could lead to a mass exodus of Afghans towards neighbouring countries, and create a security vacuum that in the past was filled by terrorist groups.