VIDEO: 2014 Indonesia Update Conference

Experts from Indonesia and around the world reflect on the SBY decade.

Why Indonesia banned ISIS

Indonesia’s ban of ISIS was motivated by more than fear of returning fighters, writes Dominic Berger.

Democracy safe. Prosperity uncertain.

Indonesia's democracy may be safe, but the economic good times aren't set to roll on, writes Hamish McDonald.

The reassertion of the state

The scrapping of direct elections for local officials in Indonesia won't have that profound an effect, writes Michael Buehler.

Zubaidah Johar.

Refusing to forget

A new volume of poetry by Zubaidah Johar powerfully recounts the experiences of women in Aceh’s troubled past and uncertain future.

SBY’s mixed legacy

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s 10-year rule leaves Indonesia with mixed fortunes and a controversial legacy, writes Marcus Mietzner.

Good returns for Chinese Indonesians

Things are looking up for Chinese Indonesian political candidates, but it all depends on where and at what level they run, writes Chong Wu Ling.

Jokowi. Image by Iskan Badai.

New president, old politics?

How much of the ‘new’ politics of president-elect Joko Widodo will get through Indonesia’s transfer of power, asks Hamish McDonald.

Constitutional Court confirms Jokowi’s presidential victory

Ray Yen captures some of the colour and drama from the ruling confirming Jokowi's victory.

Great expectations

Maxensius Tri Sambodo goes local and looks at the potential impact of the village fund on Jokowi's presidency.

On the money?

VIDEO: Can a cash-strapped Jokowi deliver on his election promises?

Hopes for a nation

Images from Yogyakarta as Indonesia celebrates Independence Day.

Jokowi’s coming presidency: a cautionary note

Jokowi's personal vision of what ails Indonesia and how it can be cured may be flawed, warns David Henley.

Prabowo’s weak suit

Disputes from the legislative election in April offer hints about how it will deal with the presidential election result

Hard choices: Jokowi’s fiscal reform challenge

Jokowi has to overcome three immediate economic challenges, write Stephen Howes and Robin Davies

Did Indonesians fluke it?

New polling shows there's little evidence the electorate divided on the question of democracy.

Time for a new approach to Indonesia’s energy subsidies

Removing all energy subsidies would free up much needed cash for Indonesia, write Stephen Howes and Robin Davies.

President Jokowi: ten years too soon?

There's still a lot of the old order in Indonesia's democracy and political parties, writes Stephen Sherlock

A tale of two elections

Sandeep Ray contrasts the very different outcomes from elections in two of the world's largest democracies.

Assessing SBY’s second term

The Yudhoyono years are a mix of good outcomes and bad policy, write Stephen Howes and Robin Davies.

Video: wrap up of Indonesia presidential election

Ross Tapsell looks at the result of Indonesia's presidential election with Ariel Heryanto and Edward Aspinall.

A citizen’s president

Gerry Van Klinken on the limits and possibilities of a Jokowi presidency.

Presidential election a page turner

Why Jokowi's election win matters and what comes next for Indonesia's seventh president.

The local-merit President

Wawan Mas’udi charts Joko Widodo’s meteoric rise from furniture maker to president