Drunken Republic Cartoons

April 2018

Kompas – April 14, 2018

Sign reads ‘Out of Sight brand Adulterated Liquor’

Kompas – April 9, 2018

Jacket reads ‘Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Prisoner’

Kompas – April 4, 2018

Mother: Hey kid, eat the dead worms, lots of protein... so they’re safe...

The Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM) says that at least 27 brands of canned fish being sold on the market have been found to be contaminated with threadworms.

March 2018

Kompas – March 29, 2018

From an op-ed piece titled Corruption Haunts Regional Elections.

Vote-buying – the practice of handing out cash or goods in an effort to influence votes – remains pervasive and largely acceptable in Indonesia.

Kompas – March 26, 2018

From an op-ed piece titled Political Parties and Corruption in the Regions.

Locita – March 22, 2018

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

Kompas – March 21, 2018

Shorts read ‘broker’, wave reads ‘Salt Imports’

February 2018

Kompas – February 28, 2018

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’.

Tempo Magazine – February 26, 2018

Man: I’m sorry I didn’t end up coming home

Woman: What you did to me was cruel...

Kompas – February 21, 2018

Papers read: ‘Party list ranking: 15’, ‘Soya Sauce Party Political Pledge’.

Tentacles read: Transactional politics, black campaigns, sectarian conflicts, money politics, corruption, fake news

Kompas – February 7, 2018

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

January 2018

Kompas – January 21, 2018

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.

Kompas – January 17, 2018

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

Kompas – January 14, 2018

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

Kompas – January 10, 2018

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.

Kompas – January 3, 2018

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.

November 2017

Kompas – November 22, 2017

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

Kompas – November 8, 2017

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

Kompas – November 1, 2017

Sign above door reads ‘Kuper (lack of attention) Fireworks Factory’

October 2017

Kompas – October 18, 2017

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