Joko Widodo faces a hostile legislature, an overbearing party boss in Megawati Soekarnoputri, and high expectations from civil society. His selections for his first cabinet reflect these challenges. Professor Tim Lindsey explains.
Many influential Indonesians perceive Australia as arrogant. Overcoming this is an immediate challenge, and reminds us much depends on how Australia handles bilateral relations under a new president, says Dave McRae. Image: Getty
Joko Widodo will take his place as President of Indonesia on 20 October. Dave McRae looks ahead to what Indonesia, Australia and the world might expect expect from his Presidency. Image: Getty