Mega Snubs Shift Coalition Landscape

Megawati’s refusal to shake hands with Surya Paloh during the inauguration of House of Representatives members signals the change of coalition landscape.

Will the Two "Red Parties" Control Parliament?

The next political battle was in the struggle for the chair of the MPR. There is a signal that the PDI-P would likely support the candidate from Gerindra.

Authoritarian Tone in Indonesia's New Law

The drafts could potentially be the most dangerous laws of all since it would stretch the government’s authority and threaten the country’s democracy.