Politics
Politics

Why Has Research Agency Regulation Yet to Publish?

The establishment of the National Research and Innovation Agency, or BRIN, was hampered by legal documents issues, as a dispute clashed between the Minister of Research and Technology and high-ranked-members of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle.

Democratic Party: The Coup Drama

Several high-ranking Democratic Party officials accuse the government’s involvement in the turmoil surrounding the party’s preparation for the 2024 Presidential Election.

Election Bill: Means to Beat Down Opposition and Small Parties?

The House of Representatives has started discussing the General Elections Bill, expectedly completed by the end of the first half of this year. The process is difficult due to the controversial parliamentary threshold and requirements for candidates.

'Careless Whisper' on Fertilizer Subsidies

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo questioned the benefits of trillions of rupiah from the state budget for fertilizer subsidies. He considered that fertilizer subsidies have no real impact on agricultural production.

The Quandary of the New National Police Chief

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo officially proposed Comr. Gen. Listyo Sigit Prabowo as a candidate for National Police Chief to replace Gen. Idham Azis.