From an op-ed piece titled Political Parties and Corruption in the Regions.
Drunken Republic Cartoons
Former army general and likely presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto has been widely ridiculed following a campaign speech posted on his Gerindra Party official Facebook page on March 18 in which he made the claim that ‘...in other countries they have made studies where the
Shorts read ‘broker’, wave reads ‘Salt Imports’
Man (right): No Sir, not food imports... what’s important is our candidates are local
Arm bands read ‘Success Team (election campaign team)’, list reads ‘Presidential election candidate formulation’.
Man: I’m sorry I didn’t end up coming home
Woman: What you did to me was cruel...
Papers read: ‘Party list ranking: 15’, ‘Soya Sauce Party Political Pledge’.
Tentacles read: Transactional politics, black campaigns, sectarian conflicts, money politics, corruption, fake news
Jakarta is facing an ecological crisis with the capital sinking at a rate of 4-6cm a year, faster than any other big city in the world, so fast that rivers sometimes flow upstream, ordinary rains regularly swamp neighborhoods and buildings slowly disappear underground, swallow
Small weight reads ‘Budget Management’, large weight reads ‘Achievements’
With Indonesia hosting the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang this year, sports fans are no doubt hoping that the home field advantage will boost the country’s medal tally.
Pancasila – the philosophical and ideological basis of the Indonesian state – comprises five principles which are represented on the country’s coat of arms: Belief in the one and only God symbolised by a black shield and gold star; A just and civilized humanity symbolised by a
The people’s (Rakyat) so-called representatives (Wakil) – the notoriously lazy and corrupt House of Representatives (MPR) – are proposing a series of controversial revisions to the 2014 Legislative Institutions Law (RUU MD3) which critics say will give legal impunity to lawmak
Texts read: 248K followers, 3.8K comments, candidate name still sealed, vote for me, do not drop, import quality candidate, sole candidate, super quality candidate.
Indonesia will be hosting the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang this year amid concerns over a lack of preparations and worries about how traffic congestion in Jakarta and the annual haze from forest fires in Palembang will affect the games.
Suharto’s former ruling party Golkar, which for years has stood by Setya Novanto in the face of a string of corruption scandals, is moving quickly to distance itself from the House speaker and party chair who they now see as an electoral liability following his arrest by the C
Having skillfully used his political power and influence to dodged the law a in series of corruption scandals dating back to 1999, House speaker and Golkar Party chair Setya Novanto – dubbed by the media as ‘Mr Teflon’ – may finally face justice after the Corruption Eradicatio
Sign above door reads ‘Kuper (lack of attention) Fireworks Factory’
Having pledged to put aside the religious and ethnic divisions which paved the way for his victory in the Jakarta elections, newly inaugurated Jakarta Governor Anies Baswaden (left, Deputy Governor Sandiaga Uno on right) has instead began his term by triggering a storm of crit
Dubbed by the media as ‘Mr Teflon’ for skillfully using his political power and influence to avoid indictment over a series of corruption scandals dating back to 1999, to the delight of other lawmakers but anger and disbelief among the general public, House speaker and Golkar
Man: ‘Red Coat!’ Don’t ever forget history! (Road reads ‘September 30 Movement’, ‘Truth’, ‘Political manipulation’, ‘History’)
Woman: Hey Mr you’re all grown up, how come you’re still being spoon fed? (Arm band read ‘Sting Operation’)
A play on the word ‘suap’ which means both ‘spoon feed’ as well as ‘a bribe’ and ‘to bribe’.
Lawmakers: Freeze the KPK, we strengthened the KPK so why the OTT, delay the legal process...
Kid (speaking to President Widodo): Dogs bark when a caravan goes by right Mr?