8:17 pm September 15, 2014 | No Comment
Nowhere is the trinity of resource exploitation, resistance to reform, and lack of development as stark as in Papua, Indonesia’s easternmost province.
12:35 am September 3, 2014 | 7 Comments
The lingering resentment from Indonesia’s bitterly contested presidential election has for weeks now seen politicians from the camp of losing candidate Prabowo Subianto continue to wage a war of words against President-elect Joko Widodo.
1:41 pm September 2, 2014 | 5 Comments
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Tuesday said he supports the role of Prabowo Subianto’s Merah Putih coalition in serving as a balancing party to the incoming government under President-Elect Joko Widodo, despite having encouraged his Democratic Party last month not to align themselves with the coalition.
5:40 pm August 28, 2014 | 1 Comment
Aides insist President-elect Joko Widodo’s amateurish campaign does not presage an equally tepid and directionless presidency. A close media advisor said the near-miss will make him a stronger leader.
7:45 pm August 22, 2014 | 6 Comments
If Joko Widodo's supporters thought that Thursday's Constitutional Court ruling had removed the final obstacle standing between their man and the State Palace — they had underestimated the ability of Indonesian law to throw in one last Kafkaesque twist.
12:05 am August 22, 2014 | 5 Comments
The Constitutional Court has upheld the General Election Commission’s decision to officially declare Joko Widodo the winner of Indonesia's July 9 presidential election.
10:09 pm August 21, 2014 | 17 Comments
The Merah Putih coalition, which supported losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, expressed disappointment at the Constitutional Court’s ruling that rejected Prabowo’s challenge to the election results.
7:30 pm August 21, 2014 | 2 Comments
The list of people eligible to vote in the July 9 presidential election, one of the main points of contention in Prabowo Subianto's lawsuit to dispute the result of the vote, was carefully composed and played no role in any alleged election fraud, the Constitutional Court said on Thursday.