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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Under The Shadow of Disparity

Indonesian President Joko Widodo seemingly never tires of discussing economic disparity. Over the past year, he has repeatedly highlighted problems of inequality. At the Presidential Palace, last week, Jokowi again conveyed the importance of the government taking measures to reduce disparity.

This can be done, according to Jokowi, by distributing land to traditional community groups and Islamic boarding schools, as well as expediting land certification. By having land…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

Rebranding Basuki

The BasukiDjarot campaign team is working on Muslim voters who casted their ballots for Agus Harimurti in East and South Jakarta. Religious pilgrimages are being offered to attract them.

Speaking to about 200 residents of Cipinang, Tubagus Ace Hasan Syadzily joked about voter fears of giving their voice for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), the incumbent Jakarta governor who happens to be a Christian.