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Keeping an eye on non-election issues

  • Anton Rizki Sulaiman

Jakarta | Mon, April 16 2018 | 01:38 am

PREMIUM Many believe that, during the election years, politicians and bureaucrats will be too busy thinking about the elections to make any big decisions, enact major policies or issue any important laws.

In the context of the multiparty presidential system Indonesia has adopted, this view makes sense. Under this kind of political system, the president must be able to build a stable coalition of pa...