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2019/03/27 | New Mandala
INDONESIA: Which Candidates Are Running on Islamic Identity?
Candidates for legislative office in Indonesia's upcoming elections seem hesitant to latch onto polarizing religious rhetoric.
2019/01/17 | The Interpreter
INDONESIA: An Election of Identity Politics and Peace Offerings
Vice presidential nominee Ma’ruf Amin has notably offered an olive branch to former Jakarta mayor Ahok.
ANALYSIS: Jokowi & Subianto Have Few Answers for Faltering Indonesian Economy
Presidential challenger Prabowo Subianto fired his first shot at incumbent Joko Widodo's economic policy, but both candidates have plenty to prove.
2018/08/08 | East Asia Forum
ANALYSIS: How to Unlock the Potential of Indonesia's Women-Led SMEs
Policymakers in Indonesia should do more to facilitate the growth of women-led small and medium enterprises, which contributed 10% of Indonesia's 2014 GDP.
2018/08/06 | Mongabay
China's Belt and Road Might Endanger the World's Rarest Ape
A key Belt and Road hydropower dam project in Sumatra, Indonesia could threaten the rarest species of great ape in the world. Only about 800 Tapanuli orangutans remain, and they may be right in China's path.
2018/02/26 | TIME
INDONESIA: Widodo Makes Show of Paying for Metallica Album
The gift was presented by Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen on a state visit last year.
2017/05/22 | Phelim Kine
OPINION: Indonesia, Please Stop Public Flogging of Gay Men
The president should denounce punishment of 85 lashes for ‘sodomy’ in Aceh, writes Phelim Kine.
2017/02/16 | Liam Gammon
Jokowi’s Stake in Jakarta’s Gubnatorial Race
After the results of the polls yesterday, Ahok and Anies will compete in a runoff election in April. An Ahok victory was and is Jokowi’s ideal scenario
2016/11/02 | Sidney Jones
Why Indonesian Religious Extremists are Gaining Ground
Indonesia’s spineless political leaders have allowed extremists to seize the momentum and foment religious hatred.
2016/07/27 | Olivia Yang
Indonesian Authorities Say 'Time is Approaching' for More Executions
The first round of executions in the country since last April will reportedly take place later this week, and many are calling for a halt.
ASEAN News: Indonesian President to Relax Restrictions on Foreign Investments
In an interview before he visited the US, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said he would assess the limits on foreign investments in Indonesia's strict regulations. He says these relevant laws are why Widodo hasn’t been able to fulfill his promise of a couple billion US dollars of foreign investment.