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Regulatory Challenges in Peatland Management

Jakarta. Peat means different things in different countries. In Europe, the plant material is often used to power electricity systems for lower carbon emissions, while in the United States it serves not only as a common amendment for potting soils, but also in the maintenance of quality turf for golf courses and sports fields. In Indonesia, peatlands […]

The Struggles of Sunda Wiwitan Followers

Jakarta. For children of one minority community in West Java, attending public elementary school is an existential affair that brings into question their belief system and sense of identity. Iwan Mulyana, 12, like his parents and grandparents before him, embraces the beliefs of Sunda Wiwitan, a traditional Sundanese religion that reveres the power of nature […]

Unclear Policies Threaten Film Industry

Jakarta. Weeks before Joko Anwar’s latest film “Pengabdi Setan,” or Satan’s Slave, opens in cinemas, producer Sunil Samtani from Rapi Films pursued a different promotion strategy. Banners of the movie can be seen across social media platforms and in various public spaces. This is an unusual approach for Rapi, but Sunil said his company is catching […]
NOVEMBER 2017
URBAN INNOVATION
OCTOBER 2017
REGULATORY REBOOT
AUGUST 2017
DEFENDING PANCASILA