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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A former special forces commander with noble lineage but a past with allegations of human rights abuses, Prabowo Subianto is reinventing himself as a champion of the people as he campaigns to be the next Indonesian President. By Helen Pausacker
From humble beginnings, presidential frontrunner Joko Widodo has made his "can do" reputation first in business and then in politics. Helen Pausacker explores the history that has shaped him.
As political campaigns become more slick, the price of party success skyrockets, encouraging corruption. Thomas Reuter explores how this plays out in Indonesia, and suggests some solutions.
With only two candidates in the field, and their running mates and coalitions finally declared, Lily Yulianti Farid provides a formguide to the race to the Presidential Palace. Image: Getty
Favourite Joko Widodo's run to the Presidential Palace appears to be on track. Professor Tim Lindsey explains why Australians should be hoping that he doesn't stumble. Photo: Flickr/Danuprimanto https://flic.kr/p/68ZuxP (link is external)
Poor handling of spying revelations and a unilateral ‘stop the boats’ policy have aroused Indonesian ire. Icy relations seem set to endure with PM Abbott's decision not to go to Bali. Tim Lindsey explains.
Indonesia's politically ambitious media moguls have not been shy of exploiting their platforms and connections in their own interests. But audiences - and voters - are not amused. Lily Yulianti Farid.