Weekly Insights Archive

Risks of Erick Thohir’s New COVID Task Force

The government altered the health and economic mitigation strategy related to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Joko Widodo consequently created a new ad hoc institution to handle both issues.

Giant Project in Industrial-Based Agriculture Development

The government plans to create a new food barn by developing an integrated food estate in the former location of the Peatland Development Project or PLG - a failed Soeharto-regime agricultural project.

Big Picture of Jiwasraya’s Policy Rescue Amid Giant Deficit

Jiwasraya's policy rescue effort is entering a new phase. The SOE Ministry has designed a rescue scheme that includes the establishment of a new insurance company and a major policy restructuring, in addition to the state capital injection.

Behind the Discourse on the Dismissal of the President

Dissatisfaction with the Indonesian government began to spread along with the spread of the pandemic coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Government policies have drawn criticism from the start.