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The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
April 11, 2019
The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
Indonesia’s natural resource industry funds both campaigns – which may be why it remains free from debate.
The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: Beware the Foreign Puppet Wars in the Jokowi-Prabowo Race
February 07, 2019
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: Beware the Foreign Puppet Wars in the Jokowi-Prabowo Race
The role of foreign influence has unsurprisingly featured among the issues in Indonesia’s upcoming general elections.
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: Beware the Foreign Puppet Wars in the Jokowi-Prabowo Race
Taking Stock of Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Effort
December 15, 2018
Taking Stock of Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Effort
Despite decades of work, there are still gaping holes in the government’s anti-corruption policies.
Taking Stock of Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Effort
Who Wants to Be an Indonesian Civil Servant? Almost Everyone.
October 04, 2018
Who Wants to Be an Indonesian Civil Servant? Almost Everyone.
Being a PNS remains one of the most popular ambitions in the country. Here's why.
Who Wants to Be an Indonesian Civil Servant? Almost Everyone.
Why Indonesia's Energy Sector Is So Corrupt
April 13, 2018
Why Indonesia's Energy Sector Is So Corrupt
The legal framework lends itself to rent-seeking, which now holds the industry hostage.
Why Indonesia's Energy Sector Is So Corrupt
Politics in Indonesia: It’s Business As Usual
January 24, 2018
Politics in Indonesia: It’s Business As Usual
Indonesian elections are plagued by business dealings colored as politics.
Politics in Indonesia: It’s Business As Usual
Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission Law Weathers the Storm, For Now
September 07, 2017
Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission Law Weathers the Storm, For Now
The commission has won international praise, but faces challenges at home.
Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission Law Weathers the Storm, For Now
America’s Stake in Upholding Indonesia’s Democracy
April 21, 2017
America’s Stake in Upholding Indonesia’s Democracy
“The U.S. has a stake in the advancement of Indonesia’s anti-impunity, judicial, and institutional goals."
America’s Stake in Upholding Indonesia’s Democracy
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
April 21, 2017
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Ahok's defeat says less about the rise of Islamism and more about the strength of entrenched political interests.
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Corruption Scandal Rocks Indonesia-Philippines Warships Deal
April 04, 2017
Corruption Scandal Rocks Indonesia-Philippines Warships Deal
What began as a potential source of pride for the country looks to have become yet another blot in its record.
Corruption Scandal Rocks Indonesia-Philippines Warships Deal
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
April 03, 2017
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
The scandal could serve as a political turning point for President Joko Widodo.
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
What Indonesia's Natuna Gas Means
September 05, 2016
What Indonesia's Natuna Gas Means
It's unlikely those living in Natuna will see much benefit from the government's development plans.
What Indonesia's Natuna Gas Means
Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Fight
February 08, 2016
Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Fight
Anti-corruption could be Jokowi’s ticket to political redemption.
Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Fight
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