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.
Since November 2018, The Philippines’ Department of Agriculture (DA) has highlighted excessive palm oil import volume. When it threatened to issue a temporary ban, Malaysia and Indonesia finally responded.
Since 1994, violence at football matches in Indonesia has claimed 74 lives. The country has earned a reputation as one of Asia’s most violent football nations.
Government and consumer spending surges as legislative and presidential elections near. That creates an economic spike that will benefit voters and the incumbent president.
In pursuit of emerging as one of the biggest economies in the world, Indonesia has been actively seeking new opportunities and stronger relations with other developing economies. The African continent represents a wealth of opportunities.
As Indonesian fossil fuel revenues tumble, government subsidies for the fossil fuel industry are becoming less sustainable. In the interests of economic stability, the government should cut off the fossil fuel industry and transition to cleaner energy sources.
The upcoming election is a 2014 presidential rematch between Joko Widodo and General Prabowo Subianto. Jokowi leads the polls. But recent elections have demonstrated that polling is not always accurate.