The five principles underpinning the Indonesian state are now being revived to counter right-wing religious rhetoric in the country, but could also be a useful political tool as it heads towards its 2019 presidential election.
Author Archives: Nithin Coca
Nithin Coca is a freelance journalist who focuses on social and economic issues in developing countries, and has specific expertise in Southeast Asia.
Proyek Demokrasi Indonesia yang Berkelanjutan
Indonesia telah mengungguli semua tetangganya di Asia Tenggara dalam kebebasan dan rangking demokrasi, namun demokrasinya jauh lebih rumit daripada yang diasumsikan.
Indonesia’s Ongoing Democracy Project
Indonesia has outperformed all its Southeast Asian neighbours in the freedom and democracy rankings, but its democracy is far more complicated than many assume.
Perang Melawan Narkoba di Asia Tenggara
Perang berdarah Duterte melawan narkoba di Filipina mungkin telah mengangkap perhatian seluruh dunia, namun retorik di balik ini semua bukanlah hal baru di wilayah Asia Tenggara.
The War on Drugs in Southeast Asia
Duterte’s bloody war on drugs in the Philippines may have captured the world’s attention, but the rhetoric behind it is not new to the region.