Drunken Republic Cartoons 2018

December 2018

Indonesia
Kompas – December 19, 2018

Badge reads “Government official legislative candidate”, writing with wings reads “Food prices”.

Indonesia
Kompas – December 12, 2018

Writing on shark reads “Corruption”, writing on boat reads “Public Trust”.

Indonesia
Kompas – December 5, 2018

On November 19 a team from Wakatobi National Park found 5.9 kilograms of plastic garbage inside the stomach of a dead sperm whale that had beached on Kapota Island, Southeast Sulawesi.

November 2018

Indonesia
Kompas – November 21, 2018

Man: Take this one, it looks like they’re honest, clean and not corrupt, right Mrs?

Indonesia
Kompas – November 14, 2018

Man: If it keeps going like this, when will there be any progress?

October 2018

Indonesia
Kumparan – October 30, 2018

President Joko Widodo (left) announced Saturday that all vehicles will be free to use the 5.4 kilometre Suramadu (Surabaya-Madura) toll bridge connecting the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya and Madura Island without charge claiming the move would help spur economic de

Indonesia
Kompas – October 24, 2018

Kid: How come all we do is import rice?

Farmer: Yes, well, if we didn’t we’d be dead (scarecrow reads “rice data hoax”)

Indonesia
Kompas – October 10, 2018

Tourist: Hopefully the weather will improve...

Masseur: And we’ll get ‘drop or two’ from the outcome... (Shorts read: Investor)

Indonesia
Kompas – October 5, 2018

From an op-ed piece titled Celebrating lies

Indonesia
Kompas – October 3, 2018

The tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi on Friday – where walls of water up to 6 metres and a magnitude 7.5 earthquake killed at least 832 people in the cities of Palu and Donggala – has highlighting the weaknesses of the existing warning system and low public awareness about ho

September 2018

Indonesia
Kompas – September 26, 2018

Don’t just declare it... are you ready?

Writing reads: No hoax, no SARA, no money politics

Indonesia
Kompas – September 19, 2018

T-shirts read: Former drug convict, former corruption convict, former pedophile convict. Documents read: 2017 Law on Elections, Supreme Court verdict. Stamp reads: Penitence, atonement.

Indonesia
Kompas – September 5, 2018

Man: Forward Mr... (T-shirt with 73th anniversary of independence)

August 2018

Indonesia
Kompas – August 29, 2018

Incumbent presidential candidate President Joko Widodo and his rival former General Prabowo Subianto are both trying to woo the much converted “millennial vote” – the 20-35 year age bracket which they hope could swing the election in their favour.

Indonesia
Kompas – August 1, 2018

A seven-day state of emergency has been declared following a magnitude 7 earthquake (gempa) that hit the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday.

July 2018

Indonesia
Kompas – July 31, 2018

From an op-ed piece titled The Dangers of Data Illiteracy

According to the latest data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS), the poverty rate in Indonesia has fallen to the lowest level ever recorded.

Indonesia
Kompas – July 25, 2018

Man on TV: “Sorry but this is a serious problem”

West Papua
Kompas – July 11, 2018

In its rush to acquire a 51% majority ownership in the PT Freeport mine in West Papua before next year’s presidential election – driven by President Widodo’s desire to tout his success in wresting control of the nation’s prized natural resources from foreign ownership – the go

Indonesia
Kompas – July 4, 2018

Man: Forward march!

T-shirt reads ‘Political Parties Yes’, carpet reads ‘Integrity’

Youth: Do you still want to vote for representatives like that? (T-shirt reads ‘Go KPU’)

June 2018

Indonesia
Kompas – June 27, 2018

Billboard reads: ‘Don’t buy a cat in a sack!’ (Don’t buy a pig in a poke). Ballot box reads ‘Save Democracy’, badge reads ‘Candidate’.

Man: Yeah enough... just buy the sack ... (and hope for the best)