Indonesia's third presidential debate on foreign affairs reveals a lack of worldly knowledge
Indonesia's standing on the world stage is likely to decline once President SBY leaves office, writes David Willis.
Will the new political strength of Indonesia's migrant worker class translate into better policies?
Simon Butt analyses the likelihood of Indonesia's presidential election going to a second round.
Ross McLeod finds unexpected hope in the presidential candidates' policies on public sector reform.
Why we should be worried that one candidate promises to roll back constitutional reforms.
Ed Aspinall says a Prabowo win 'carries major risks of serious authoritarian regression'.
Election, what election? Farish Noor wonders why Indonesia's neighbours just don't seem to care.
Ross Tapsell and Greg Fealy canvass Indonesia's presidential candidates and how the electorate are responding to them.
Under the open list system, claims of legislative candidates 'stealing' votes from party colleagues during the counting process.
Hamish McDonald tests the notion that a Prabowo presidency might not be that bad after all.
Yen Tzu-Chien observes Jokowi in action at an event in Jakarta, and hears about the 'mental revolution'.
Can the presidential candidates tackle rising religious intolerance when in office? Not when prime perpetrator is the state itself, argues A'an Suryana.
The Hendropriyono pot calls the Prabowo kettle black, Jokowi goes to Papua and Gerindra gets Happy.
Why do victims of human rights abuses support for Prabowo’s candidacy for President?
Elena Williams discovers that student politics in Yogyakarta aren't what they used to be.
Dan Slater argues that voters are facing a most fateful electoral decision
The campaign this week in social and mass media: NM Indonesia editors sat on fesbuk this week so you could at least get some work done.
How a Shia candidate used 'religious nationalism' to win in a majority Sunni electorate.
Bob Lowry asks where do the political preferences of the police and the military lie?