Misleading on Lands
Land use for business purposes is legal and ordinary. The two presidential candidates became locked in a misleading issue.
Accusation-hurling between Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto concerning land use in the 2019 presidential candidate debate did not touch the real core of the issue. Use of large tracts of land by a business owner for commercial purposes is nothing out of the ordinary. A more pressing major problem was in fact ignored: whether the concessions obtained are in accordance to procedure and are then being used appropriately?
In the debate, the inc...