Indonesia’s plan to turn millions of acres of peat bogs into farmland is underway—without the consent of indigenous communities. The scheme also poses major public health risks in light of COVID-19, as it will likely worsen the country’s annual wildfire and air pollution crisis.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has reportedly asked his former political opponent Prabowo Subianto to join his cabinet. What is behind the decision to reach across the aisle? And what does it mean for Jokowi’s second term in office?
Government and consumer spending surges as legislative and presidential elections near. That creates an economic spike that will benefit voters and the incumbent president.
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?
2018 has been a tough year for Jokowi’s government. Recent disasters have provided the opposition with an opportunity to erode Widodo’s popularity.
Why is democratic Jokowi returning to dictatorship style government under Suharto?
Bureaucracy is slowly strangling Indonesia’s opportunities for growth. The of red tape and paperwork is blocking foreign investment and causing widespread inequality.
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailThe Governor of Jakarta has one the support of an alliance of parties to campaign under their banner for re-election. But as a controversial figure…
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Ardi Wirdana Being the populist president he always aspires to be, Indonesian President Joko Widodo is facing an almighty dilemma over the legal and…