Joko Widodo

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The Weekly Global Roundup: Deaths And Violence In Asia (May 20 to 25, 2019)

Accidents and natural disasters led to deaths in China and India, while attacks or riots in Indonesia, Nepal, and Tajikistan left many dead as well. In China, there were strong winds and an explosion caused by a gas leak from a cargo ship, and in India there was a fire in a building. In Indonesia – following the re-election of President Joko Widodo – there were post-election riots. In Nepal, there were three separate explosions. And in Tajikistan, there was a riot by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Continue reading

“Bhinneka Tunggal Ika”: An Indonesian Agenda For The Future

Across six privileged days in Jakarta and Bandung, to find out more about Indonesia’s policy challenges, we met with former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti, Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (“Governor Ahok”), and Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil – among many others from the ministries, the central bank, as well as local think-tanks. Continue reading