Gibran Rakabuming’s PDI-P registration has set the stage for Jokowi’s eldest son to join the political fray. As the Widodo family lays the foundations for a new political dynasty, why can’t Indonesia move beyond family politics?
The Indonesian government’s response to the protests in West Papua is undermining its credibility. Without meaningful dialogue between all parties, tensions will remain and protests will continue.
The Indonesian government’s plan to move its capital to Borneo ignores the voices of the Dayak indigenous people and poses massive risks to the environment.
Jakarta remains among the least safe cities in the region. But the threats residents face are systemic rather than violent.
Come 2020, most of ASEAN’s citizens could find themselves paying more for digital services. Indonesia is the latest ASEAN nation to draft new tax legislation on online products and services.
More young Indonesian Muslims are going online for their religious education. In a landscape where rage and inflammation are rewarded, these young Muslims are facing an increased risk of radicalisation.
Attempts to return plundered public funds have been going on since the fall of Soeharto’s regime in 1998. As tackling graft becomes a national priority, why has the Soeharto family evaded justice?
Indonesian rising star politician, Sandiaga Uno, has successfully brought himself onto the country’s political stage. Is he now a serious contender for the top seat in 2024?
Asia is the world’s fastest-growing market for chocolate products. Declining cocoa bean supply from ASEAN’s top producers have prompted processors to look elsewhere to meet the demand.
Indonesia still has a plastic waste and pollution problem. The government has put initiatives in place, but action and education at the community level are vital to success.