ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

Coalition doesn't mean consensus

JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo's ambitious reform initiatives are straying off course as his increasingly complex political base makes decision-making extremely difficult.

     The ruling coalition, led by the president's Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), started out as a small alliance but has managed to win over factions of large opposition parties. Expanding its political foundation, however, has also left the PDI-P more susceptible to vested interests.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more