Category: Policies

Since mid-2015, the government has banned the placement of Indonesian domestic workers in 21 mainly Middle Eastern countries. But Wahyu Susilo, from Migrant Care, writes that the desire to work in the Middle East remains high, and workers who flout the ban are much more vulnerable to human trafficking and abuse.

The candidates for the Indonesian presidency have presented their political visions to the voters. How do they compare?
Lily Yulianti Farid.

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The PDI-P has successfully wooed voters with a pitch capitalising on national pride in “The Great Indonesia”. Lily Yulianti Farid summarises its policies.

Partai Golkar (link is external) has advocated for greater economic development this election season, writes Lily Farid