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Jokowi bets on an infrastructure boom

TIP O’NEILL, speaker of the US House of Representatives in the 1980s, famously declared that ‘all politics is local’. The rule applies in Indonesia too. In the hotly-contested campaign for...

New electoral laws place Thai democracy in danger

ON 24 March, for the first time since a May 2014 military coup, Thailand held a general election. The election was not free and fair. The rules under which it...