Arya Budi, a faculty member at the Department of Politics and Government, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, UGM, reflected on the 2024 election, deeming it as smoothly conducted and conducive despite being marred by political incidents that cast shadows on democracy. These incidents included the contentious ruling of the Constitutional Court and the breaches […].
In politics, criticism is an inherent element of the democratic fabric.
As Indonesia approaches the crucial phase of the 2024 election, the prevalence of money politics is rising.
Instances of vote-buying often mar the period leading up to elections and on voting day itself.
Research institutions are pivotal in navigating the commercialization of research findings, serving as vital platforms for researchers.
The upcoming 2024 election has sparked immense anticipation among the public, unfolding as a captivating narrative since the previous year’s end.
The Indonesian Transportation Safety Committee data recorded 100 railway accidents in Indonesia from 2007 to early 2024.
The 4th debate among the 2024 vice presidential candidates, held last Sunday (Jan.
For first-time voters, the 2024 election is a significant milestone as they step into choosing leaders for both the executive and legislative branches. Among young voters, particularly students, there’s a strong desire for the elected leaders to prioritize affordable education and create abundant job opportunities.
Since December, the ongoing series of presidential and vice-presidential debates has ignited fervent discussions across society.
Despite the onset of rain, several regions in the country, particularly in Yogyakarta, experienced hot weather and temperatures in the days leading up to it.
The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) recently detected the formation of Tropical Cyclone Anggrek in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Bengkulu, alongside Cyclone Seed 99S near northern Australia on Tuesday (Jan.
The 2024 election campaign has been in full swing since late 2023.
As the year drew to a close, headlines were dominated by a distressing event—an outbreak of polio in Klaten.
As 2023 ends, a glance at the foreign tourist visits revealed hope and robust prospects for Indonesian tourism in the dragon’s embrace of 2024.
In Indonesia’s evolving landscape of freedom of religion and belief (FoRB), the last two decades have seen regulatory strides, with the term enshrined in the constitution during the 2000 amendment to the 1945 Constitution. Despite these advancements, real-world challenges persist, marked by numerous FoRB violations that often sideline mediation practices and the rights of those […].
The recent accolade bestowed upon Indonesia by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) for its Robust and Self-Sufficient Rice Farming System for 2019-2021 is more than a commendation; it calls the nation’s farmers to rise to the occasion. Dr. Bayu Dwi Apri Nugroho, an astute agricultural observer specializing in agroclimatology and climate change, underscores the […].
The communication landscape is in perpetual motion, mirroring the relentless pace of the digital era.
The UGM Council of Professors once again convened for their monthly intellectual rendezvous, “Pemikiran Bulaksumur #29,” unfurling insights on the theme “Future President’s Challenges: Maritime and Sovereignty.” In this virtual gathering on Wednesday (Dec.
The haunting tragedies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 ignited global discussions on the use of nuclear weapons.
The recurring Rohingya refugee crisis is a conundrum bound by international norms and laws, with the refugee convention standing as a binding regulation for countries that have ratified it, necessitating the acceptance of refugees. Although Indonesia hasn’t ratified this convention, its commitment to various human rights agreements, including those against torture, places a quasi-obligation on […].
The Center for Digital Society (CfDS) at UGM joined forces with Traveloka to delve into the pressing need to revitalize the tourism sector through digital innovation. The discourse, presented as part of the DigiTalk #60 event, boasted a panel of speakers, including Muhammad Sidiq Wicaksono (lecturer in Tourism Business, UGM Vocational College), Widyasari Listyowulan (Vice […].
The pervasive integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into various systems has sparked debates surrounding data protection.
Faculty members from the UGM Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing recently made a compelling case at the Global Forum on Bioethics in Research held in Montreux, Switzerland, on Nov.
The picturesque south coast of Yogyakarta, adorned with dozens of shrimp ponds, is concealing a threat to its marine ecosystem.
The ever-evolving landscape of technology, coupled with the surge of digital media and the aftermath of the post-COVID-19 era, has orchestrated profound transformations in the public domain. These shifts redefine the dynamics of human interaction and reshape the intricate fabric of trust among diverse entities navigating the disrupted communication space. Hence, there is an imperative […].
As Indonesia gears up for the 2024 election, the nation is witnessing a surge in political scrutiny, mainly directed at presidential and vice-presidential candidates. Beyond campaign promises, public discourse has shifted to scrutinizing these political figures’ attitudes, behaviors, and movements. A discussion on the culture of shame within Indonesia’s democratic ethics was ignited during UGM’s […].
As Indonesia gears up for the 2024 elections, a seismic shift is anticipated as young voters take center stage, constituting 52 percent of the colossal 204,807,222-strong registered voter base. With millennials and Generation Z at the forefront, these young electorates bring a unique characteristic to the political landscape—a penchant for change, often colloquially described as […].
Professor Etty Indriati is a beacon of knowledge in forensic anthropology, wielding her expertise to delve into the intricate web of human behavior. Her latest literary offering, “Understanding Emotional Abuse and the Recovery Process,” was the focal point of a riveting book review held at the UGM Library on Wednesday (Nov.
Indonesia’s new capital, Nusantara (IKN), nestled in the Penajam Paser Utara and Kutai Kartanegara regencies of East Kalimantan, emerges as a treasure trove of biodiversity. It encompasses a mosaic of ecosystems, from tropical rainforests to aquatic realms, providing sanctuaries for diverse life forms.