Indonesia: Selected Links

General Information


  • The Anthropology of the Mentawai
    This website contains online articles and studies of the Mentawai Islands.
  • Inside Indonesia
    This is an online quarterly magazine about contemporary Indonesia. It provides access to selected articles and older editions about Indonesian society. The articles focus on human rights, environmental, social and political issue.
  • Journal of Asian Studies
    This is a website of the Journal of Asian Studies. It covers a range of research topics about Asia, and some articles are free for download.
  • Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia
    This website provides reviews of socio-political topics related to Indonesia and Southeast Asia. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
  • Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal, University of Hawaii
    This website provides online Journal articles about law and policy study in Asia-Pacific regions. Browse the journal or type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.

Government Institutions

  • Ministry of Agriculture
    Site is entirely in Bahasa Indonesia except for one link: the Center for Plan Variety and protection, but the site needs to be navigated to find any information in English.
  • Ministry of Tourism
    The website provides information about traveling to Indonesia including, events and news, travel information, photos and contact information for the ministry.
  • Ministry of Environment
    Website provides information on forest planning, protection and conservation, forest product development, land rehabilitation, research and development, international cooperationn, forest standardization, forestry extension, national action of land and forest rehab. Site is in Bahasa Indonesia.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Website provides information regarding foreign policy, public services, global issues and Indonesia, public diplomacy, news and room publications, treaties and conventions, human resources, technical cooperation, and regional autonomy. Site is mostly in Bahasa Indonesia, but it has an acceptable English translation.
  • Ministry of Health
    MoH Domain National Institute of Health Research & Development National Institute of Health Human Resource Development & Empowerment DitGen of Community Health DitGen of Disease Control & Environmental Health DitGen of Pharmaceutical Services & Medical Devices DitGen of Medical Care Inspectorate General. Site is in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
  • Ministry of Home Affairs
    Website provides information regarding population, family planning, and women's and children's health. Site is in Bahasa Indonesia.
  • Ministry of Public Works and Housing
    Website provides information regarding the policy of the Minister of Public Work, strategic plan, and projects. Site is in Bahasa Indonesia.
  • Ministry of Religious Affairs
    Site is dealing with religious groups in Indonesia, however the information is strictly in Bahasa Indonesia. There is an "English" link, but the link is unavailable at this time. 2-5-2010
  • Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education
    VISION To establish Science and Technology as the main force for sustainable prosperity and the nation's civilizations. MISSION To place Science and Technology as the basis for the policy of national development in achieving sustainable prosperity; To build ethical foundation for the development and implementation of science and Technology; To create solid national system of innovation for increasing the global competitive ability; To increase Science and Technology diffusion through the consolidation of the network of its actors and institutions, including the development of its mechanism and institutionalization of its intermediary; To build quality and competitive human resources, infrastructures, and institutions for Science and Technology; To create smart, creative, and competitive Indonesians in a Knowledge Based Society.
  • Ministry of Education and Culture
    Website provides information regarding education system, strategic plan, publication, statistic, scholarship and career. Site is in Bahasa Indonesia and English.
  • Ministry of Development Planning
    Site is dealing with the state budget of Indonesia. Site is in Bahasa Indonesia.
  • National Atomic Energy Agency
    Main duties and functions: To assess and prepare the national policy in the field of research, development, and the beneficial uses of nuclear energy, To coordinate functional activities in implementing the all duties of BATAN, To support and foster activities of government institutions in the field of research, development and beneficial uses of nuclear energy, To conduct general administrative services in the field of general planning, administration, organization and procedures, personnel management, financing, archiving, procurement as well as education and training. Site is in Bahasa Indonesia and English.
  • National Institute of Aeronautics and Space
    Website provides information regarding activities, programs and planning of National Institute of Aeronautics and Space. Website is in Bahasa Indonesia. 2-5-2010
  • People Consultative Assembly of Indonesia
    Incomplete site regarding aspects of the 1945 constitution including decrees, history, chairmen, and members functions, and the secretary of state. Some pages slow to upload, but there is some information in English, as well as in Bahasa.



    History, Culture and Religion

    • Gamelan Sekar Jaya (GSJ)
      This is a website of a non-profit organization dedicating to the research, studies and Balinese arts performance. It provides online research articles, information, audio and video files of the Indonesian arts performance.
    • Sejarah Indonesia
      This website provides an online timeline page of the Indonesia history. It lists the descriptive events in the Indonesia history from the very early period to 2004. 2-5-2010.
    • Borobodur temple
      This website provides online cultural and historical information of Borobodur temple and its surrounding.
    • Mandailing website
      This site provides online text about the history, migration, governance, cultural identity, arts and culture, music, built heritage of the Mandailing people living in Indonesia and Malaysia.
    • Tapol, The Indonesian Human Right Campaign
      This is a website of a human rights group in Indonesia. This website contains publication, reports, papers and bulletin about the human rights in Indonesia.
    • Nahdlatul Ulama (NU)
      This is a largest Islam organization in Indonesia. It provides news and information about the history, organization and activities.
    • Art of Southeast Asia
      This website contains information about the arts and culture of Southeast Asia especially Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.
    • Reisenett Historical Maps of Asia
      This websites contains historical maps of East, South, and Southeast Asia.

    Political and Social Issues

    • Centre for Strategic and International Studies-Jakarta
      This is a website of a non-profit organization focusing on policy-oriented studies and dialogue on domestic and international issues. It provides online working papers about economics, politics and social change, and international relations.
    • International Crisis Group, Indonesia
      This site provides online analytical reports and briefings on Indonesia and the world, focusing on situations of conflict.
    • Jaringan Islam Liberal
      This website provides online articles, reviews and columns regarding the Muslim in a new global world.
    • Human Rights Watch
      This website contains news, reports, and publications related to human rights in Indonesia.


    • Gatra News
      This is an online news magazine from Jakarta, updated daily, in Indonesian language.
    • The Jakarta Post
      This site provides online news about Indonesia, in English.
    • Jawa Pos
      This is online news about Indonesia from Surabaya, in Indonesian language.
    • Kompas Cyber Media
      This site provides online news from major daily newspaper about politics, law, business, science, sports, and education, in Indonesian language.
    • Republika
      This site provides online daily news in Indonesian language.
    • Suara Merdeka Cybernews
      This site provides online daily news in Indonesian language.
    • Tempo Interactive
      It provides daily news from major news networks, in English, Indonesian and Japanese languages. The "Japanese" link is unavailable at this time. 2-5-2010
    • IndoMedia
      This site provides online newspaper and magazine in Indonesian language. This site is under construction. 2-5-2010
    • BBC-Special reports about Indonesia
      This is a special news report of the BBC about Indonesia.
    • Jakarta News
      This website provides both local and international news in English.
    • ANTARA
      This is the website of the official news agency of the government of Indonesia, in Indonesian language and in English.
    • Bisnis Indonesia Online
      This site provides online daily news, especially in business, in Indonesian language.


    • ABC Radio Australia
      This is an online radio of the Australia Broadcasting Corporation, a special program in Indonesian language.
    • Voice of America
      This is an online radio broadcasting of the Voice of America, a special program in Indonesian language.
    • BBC
      This is an online radio broadcasting of BBC, a special program in Indonesian language.
    • Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI)
      This is the state radio network in Indonesia, in Indonesian language.

    Digital Collections

    Research Institutions

    Travel Information

    • Wonderful Indonesia
      This is an official website for tourism in Indonesia. It provides information about the important tourist attractions, and traveling information.
    • Lonely Planet, Indonesia
      The information of tourist attractions and traveling guides in Indonesia can be found in this site.