Silence is golden

Kompas – July 30, 2016
Silence is golden

Man: Meaning less talk, more work... (Music sheet reads: 'Working Cabinet II')

Amid falling popularity ratings and a flagging economy, President Widodo's latest cabinet reshuffle, which he insists is to improve performance and coordination (and he hopes to put an end to the incessant public bickering between ministers), is little more than a political compromise to make space for his new political supporters from Golkar and the National Mandate Party.