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Indonesia

The local-merit President

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

Idul Fitri: the view from Yogyakarta

Angie Bexley with a selection of choice shots from Idul Fitri.

House of Cards Part III

Stephen Sherlock examines what the controversial MD3 bill says about Indonesia's upcoming parliament.

Jokowi win good for Australia

Indonesia presidential election result good news for Australia, says expert.

We was robbed

There are good reasons to treat the Prabowo camp's claims of massive voter fraud with caution.

Jokowi vs Prabowo: tight-run race a turning point

Edward Aspinall and Marcus Mietzner discuss what Jokowi's presidential wins means for the future of Indonesia's democracy.

Snapshots of results day

How the New Mandala crew in Jakarta saw yesterday's announcement of official presidential election results.

The Grand Finale

What's happening down at the KPU?

Technology for Transparency

Inaya Rakhmani looks at how innovative online initiatives may have increased transparency in the vote-counting process.

Neutral No More?

Alex Arifianto on why Muhammadiyah youth went all in for a Prabowo presidency.

House of Cards Part 2

Stephen Sherlock looks at the real effects of party fragmentation in the legislature

Campaign finance, strategy and accountability

Justin Snyder compares the official campaign financing reports of Indonesia's two presidential contenders.

House of Cards

Stephen Sherlock in a 3 part series about what's up with the Indonesian legislature.

Trouble in the East?

Edward Aspinall warns that observers need to be careful about potential vote rigging in Papua and West Papua provinces.

Every vote must be counted, every voice must be heard

Rob Allyn, a media consultant to Prabowo in Indonesia's 2014 Presidential election, seeks to set the record straight

Voting Number 1

Roanne Von Voorst explores the mechanics of a Prabowo win on the banks of a Jakarta slum

Stand by your man

Jacqui Baker asks whether, in Indonesia today, the police are politically neutral?

Taktik Permainan Prabowo

Menurut Ed Aspinall dan Marcus Mietzner, ada indikasi bahwa kubu Prabowo sengaja membingungkan masyarakat tentang hasil pilpres.

How to read a quick count

Andrew Thornley on separating the pollster wheat from the chaff

Prabowo’s game plan

Edward Aspinall and Marcus Mietzner explain how Prabowo Subianto is trying to sow confusion and steal the election

Stand-off as Indonesia treads new democratic path

The count may be in, but the contest isn't over, reports James Giggacher.

The view from Yogyakarta

Angie Bexley has captured some stunning shots of voting in Yogyakarta.

President Jokowi vs Oligarchy

Can Indonesia's new president counter oligarchy?

In Safe Hands?

All eyes turn to Indonesia's General Electoral Commission