PRESIDENT JOKO WIDODO’S IMAGE PROBLEMS by Max Lane

The opposition’s weakness means that the Indonesian president’s recent problems carry few political costs – for the moment.

Last year, President Joko Widodo’s image as a populist “close-to-the-people” political leader suffered a series of blows. 2020 was marked by regular demonstrations protesting many of these issues, especially the Job Creation Law as well as a constant critical tone by influential media outlets, especially the Tempo news group. For full piece click HERE.

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