Indonesia faces one of the most difficult outlooks in Asia amid the economic pandemic unleashed by COVID-19. The principal economic problem is not the old one of capital flight, but about funding the fiscal response necessary to address a massive once-in-a-lifetime shock. With little on...
The purpose of this research was to find causes, impact analysis, and possible mitigation of waste and carbon footprint in the construction project. Results show the causes of waste were dominated by worker factors while the main causes of waste in the design phase were...
Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims that under "normal international law", if asylum seeker boats are rescued in a country's search and rescue zone, that country has an obligation to take them.
This report identifies disinformation narratives, work models and innovations observed during the 2019 elections in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.
Last Planner System (LPS) is one of Lean Construction's tools for scheduling to enhance project's reliability, productivity, and performance. It has already been widely adopted in many developed countries and shown benefits, such as shorter duration, less rework, and better communication. Despite its benefits, the...
Despite impressive economic growth and poverty reduction, Indonesia’s food security still faces significant difficulties. To overcome these difficulties, policies that support rural development, improve agricultural incomes, lower food prices, increase nutritional diversity and encourage healthier eating patterns will be required.
Road to ruin: challenging the sustainability of nickel-based production for electric vehicle batteries
Examining the value chain production of nickel in the Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park (IMIP), this study highlights various compromises experienced when electric vehicle production is presented both as a climate solution and a driver for economic development.
This report looks at ways developed and developing country governments can support efforts to strengthen the creative economies in Asia, using Taiwan and Indonesia as case studies.
This research suggests it is time for Australians to re-examine Indonesia and to think more deeply about the opportunities for shared cultural awareness, education programs and student exchanges like the New Colombo Plan, business partnerships, and two-way travel that goes beyond Bali and traditional Australian...
This paper examines China’s foreign policy toward Southeast Asia in the context of its neighborhood diplomacy more broadly. The paper also discusses China’s relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and individual Southeast Asian countries, focusing on Indonesia and Vietnam.