The key to the success attained so far has been the implementation of much-needed reforms of state-owned enterprises.
Come what looks to be the trickiest summit ever, President Joko Widodo could bolster the G20’s relevance and Asia’s profile in world affairs.
Resource-rich Indonesia has plans to become a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles and to develop a domestic battery manufacturing capability.
ASEAN members may find the IPEF an attractive platform for advancing economic engagement with the US.
Leaders have focused on short-term needs and benefits without addressing long-term implications.
Financial technology applications need to go beyond payments systems to provide a wide array of services, from lending to insurance, to new and existing banking customers
How can Nusantara, which will cost around US$35 billion, be developed sustainably and responsibly?
Indonesia and its leader Joko Widodo could play an important role in brokering a deal with Naypyidaw.
Washington hopes such a deal would be a powerful counterweight to China’s efforts to impose its own digital standards in the region.
Why did the announcement of the OECD's ground-breaking global minimum tax proposal have little effect on markets?
ASEAN has been put in an increasingly difficult position if it is to preserve its neutrality, assert its much-prized centrality in the region, and maintain cohesion.
Disruptions and disputes among the major powers with interests in the region should not hinder deeper cooperation if all players focus on trade and investment.
This is especially pertinent in this time of economic hardship for many women in the region.
Standing in the way are historical and systemic obstacles, not least corruption and environmental decay.
Are Indonesia’s diplomats in danger of being influenced by those who shout loudest on Twitter and Facebook?
The country may be better served if President Joko Widodo signals a commitment to democracy by not running for a third term.
The concern should not be about the level of debt but about how the country deploys the financing and whether it is able to implement further structural reforms.
Beijing is now seeking to turn the tide in its favor through fresh narratives centering on China’s goodwill in providing public goods for international cooperation.