Anies Baswedan, Prabowo Subianto, and Ganjar Pranowo will face off in Indonesia’s presidential election next year, with outgoing President Jokowi as a potential kingmaker.
Asia, the world’s largest continent, is now center stage for the battle for the 21st century. It’s here where artificial intelligence matters just as much as artificial islands.
Indonesia dominates global nickel production, key for EVs, but faces challenges in EV battery chemistry shifts and geopolitics.
The Biden-Xi meeting resulted in minor agreements. It failed to reset the U.S.-China rivalry — because the two countries can’t be reconciled.
In China and elsewhere in East Asia, philo-Semitism has quickly transformed into anti-Semitism due to political and societal shifts.
The appointment of Jokowi’s son Kaesang as PSI chairman is a setback for the institutionalization of political parties in Indonesia.
To become the next Asian tiger, Vietnam will need to overcome its overreliance on foreign innovation inputs.
China is engaging the Taliban to both deter security threats from Afghanistan and challenge Western influence in the Muslim world.
As the world’s largest producer of nickel, the most likely place where Indonesia could fit into Tesla’s ecosystem is in batteries.
China’s moves toward regulating AI may give it a leg up in setting international AI standards, giving its industry a competitive edge.
As a lender, it is in China’s interest to consider upfront debt treatment for countries with unsustainable debt burdens.