Dec 09, 2022 Last Updated 6:29 AM, Nov 29, 2022

Elections

Election sale

A new parliamentarian discovers shocking truths

Local democracy

Old elites are still in power, but direct elections now give voters a choice

Political business

Entrepreneurs are transforming political parties.

Aceh elections

Independent candidates with GAM backgrounds dominate elections for governor and district heads.

The election: what is at stake?

The election: what is at stake?

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