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Indonesia's Jokowi Seals Second Presidential Term After Court Battle
June 28, 2019

Indonesia's Jokowi Seals Second Presidential Term After Court Battle

By Stephen Wright and Niniek Karmini
A much-awaited constitutional court ruling cements Jokowi's second term following elections earlier this year.

The Future of Indonesia, ASEAN, and the Digital Age in Southeast Asia
May 31, 2019

The Future of Indonesia, ASEAN, and the Digital Age in Southeast Asia

By Luke Hunt
Risk analyst Keith Loveard talks about the past, present and future for ASEAN and in particular its powerhouse, Indonesia, amid wider trends.  
Battling Corruption in Indonesia’s Elections
May 15, 2019

Battling Corruption in Indonesia’s Elections

By Donal Fariz
While the vote was largely free and fair, there are issues that Indonesian authorities must address before the next election.

Economic Focus Ahead for Indonesia in Jokowi’s Coming Second Term
April 25, 2019

Economic Focus Ahead for Indonesia in Jokowi’s Coming Second Term

By Luke Hunt
Based on Jokowi’s first term and how the country’s election played out, the economy is likely to continue to be a key priority.

Indonesia’s Election Is Over But Identity Politics Will Linger
April 22, 2019

Indonesia’s Election Is Over But Identity Politics Will Linger

By Benedict Rogers
Jokowi needs to make tackling intolerance a focal point of his second term.

Indonesia’s Jokowi Set for 2nd Term as President
April 17, 2019

Indonesia’s Jokowi Set for 2nd Term as President

By Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright
Preliminary results suggest Joko Widodo has triumphed over rival candidate Prabowo Subianto.

Indonesia 2019 Elections: Officials to Probe Warehouse of Ballots in Malaysia
April 13, 2019

Indonesia 2019 Elections: Officials to Probe Warehouse of Ballots in Malaysia

By Niniek Karmini
Election commission to investigate incident after videos circulate of ballots scattered through a warehouse in neighboring Malaysia.
How the Economy Factors Into Indonesia’s Elections
February 20, 2019

How the Economy Factors Into Indonesia’s Elections

By Anthony Fensom
Looking at the candidates in the race to Indonesia's presidency.

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

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The role of foreign influence has unsurprisingly featured among the issues in Indonesia’s upcoming general elections.

Jokowi’s Failed Bashir Gamble Reveals the Danger of Playing the Religion Card in Indonesia
January 31, 2019

Jokowi’s Failed Bashir Gamble Reveals the Danger of Playing the Religion Card in Indonesia

By Luke Hunt
While it is no surprise that political calculations are being made ahead of upcoming polls, the incident shows how gambles can backfire.

Indonesia’s Ahok Out of Jail and Back in the Limelight Ahead of 2019 Elections
January 26, 2019

Indonesia’s Ahok Out of Jail and Back in the Limelight Ahead of 2019 Elections

By Stephen Wright and Niniek Karmini
The ex-Jakarta governor, convicted of blasphemy, has been freed from prison just months ahead of presidential elections in April.
Indonesia’s Year of Dithering Dangerously
December 19, 2018

Indonesia’s Year of Dithering Dangerously

By Kevin O'Rourke
Why did Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo skip the G-20?

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