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 Culture and Tourism
    Vision Envisage a national identity, unity of nation in multiculture, people's welfare and international cooperation Mission #1 To carry out conservation and culture development based on cultural value. Mission #2 To develop promotion and tourism destination in order to obtain competitive advantage. Mission #3 To develop culture and tourism resources. Mission #4 To develop clean government and public accountability. Site is in English and contains information regarding statistics, publications, media centers, and job opportunities. Site mostly offers information on tourist census including visa, travel profiles, hotel stays, etc.
  • Ministry of Environment and Forestry
    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 English and 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
    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 and Technology
    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. Site is in Bahasa Indonesia. There is an "English" link, but the link is unavailable at this time. 2-5-2010
  • Ministry of National Education
    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

    • Antara kita
      This site provides online book reviews about Indonesia and East Timor, and information about conferences related to Southeast Asian studies. Some links can't be opened. 2-5-2010
    • Asian Development Bank (ADB), Indonesia
      This website contains reports and development projects of the Asian Development Bank in Indonesia.
    • Asia Research Institute-ARI (National University of Singapore)
      This site provides a wide range of research information about Southeast Asia, including Indonesia.
    • Asia Foundation for Indonesia
      This is a website of the Asia Foundation, specifically for Indonesia. It contains information of the Asia Foundation’s projects related to economic reform, land management, law and justice, and governance.
    • Association of Southeast Asia Nation (ASEAN)
      This websites contains information about Indonesian government activities with other ASEAN countries and region.
    • American Gamelan Institute
      This websites dedicates to the publishing, recording and distributing of Indonesian performing arts. It provides online articles about music, music instruments and the performing arts.
    • Center for Southeast Asian Studies, (Northern Illinois University)
      This website contains photograph collection and research papers about Indonesia and Southeast Asia.
    • The Economist, Indonesia
      This website provides online article covering analyzes of the Indonesian economy, statistic information, and facts of the Indonesian government.
    • International Monetary Fund, in Indonesia
      This site provides online working papers and reports of the IMF in Indonesia.
    • Institute of Southeast Asian Studies-ISEAS, Singapore
      This site contains research articles and working papers about Indonesia and other Southeast Asia countries. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
    • International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS)
      This website contains online newsletter, publication, research, training and conference events related to Asian studies. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
    • Statistics Indonesia
      This website provides statistic information about economic development in Indonesia and online working papers, in English and Indonesian languages.
    • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
      This site provides online research articles about the socio-political issues of Indonesia and other countries in the world. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
    • The United Nations in Indonesia
      This website provides information of different projects run by the United Nations in Indonesia.
    • Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong
      This is a website of Center University of Hong Kong. It contains information about seminar and courses on East and Southeast Studies. It provides free-download publications and working papers related to Indonesia and Asia and other related topics for Southeast Asian studies.
    • Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and EAST Asia (ERIA)
      ERIA is an international organization that supports the ASEAN Secretariat by making policy recommendations at regional governmental meetings. This website contains the information about the latest news, activities, research and publications.
    • Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Southeast Asia 
      CSIS is an organization that provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. This website provides information regarding programs of CSIS in Southeast Asia, interviews, publications, events, and news.
    • International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)
      This is a rural development organization aiming at people-centered development through capacity building in Indonesia and some other regions around the globe. Its website provides online annual reports, newsletters and other free publications.
    • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
      This website provides online reports and programs that Indonesia and other members of APEC work to promote trade and investment liberalization, business facility, and economy and technical cooperation.
    • USAID in Indonesia
      This website provides information regarding programs of USAID in Indonesia. The programs focus on governing justly and democratically, improving health system and education quality, improving environmental preservation, and giving humanitarian assistance.
    • The World Bank, in Indonesia
      This is the World Bank website, specifically for projects in Indonesia. It contains data and statistic, publications, reports and updated news about the World Bank projects in Indonesia.
    • WWF: Heart of Borneo Forests
      This is a website of WWF that provides information about the forests of Borneo and their wildlife.
    • Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW)
      This website provides information related to corruption in Indonesia. This site is in Indonesian language.

    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.