Indonesia’s two presidential candidates, Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto, faced off in the first presidential debate of the campaign. Who came out on top?
The political rhetoric on display at the 212 Reunion rally held earlier this month put it in violation of campaign laws. But there will likely be no repercussions.
Recent terrorist attacks in Indonesia reminded the nation that the threat from terrorism is still alive. The US and Hong Kong are assisting Indonesia in the battle with its brand of violent terrorism.
2018 has been a tough year for Jokowi’s government. Recent disasters have provided the opposition with an opportunity to erode Widodo’s popularity.
The Indonesian election is still seven months away. But the issue that will define the next seven months is already beginning to take shape.
The Indonesian Vice-President has expressed his interest in Indonesia re-joining the TPP. Why the change of heart? Will it benefit Indonesian trade?
Outdated teaching techniques and government inaction leave Indonesia’s youth vulnerable to radicalisation. NGOs are doing all they can but cannot protect the nation’s youth on their own.
Six people died during a recent prison riot in Jakarta. The number of prisoners in Indonesia continues to increase. The country does not have enough cells. Something has to give.
Indonesia’s oil industry has been at the centre of several recent disasters. As the industry seeks to recover losses, risk mitigation is no longer a priority.
The Indonesian Solidarity Party offers a break with the political establishment. But to secure its position as the party of the future, it must offer more than this.