Media Monitoring

We provide media monitoring services from selected Indonesian mainstream media, both print and online, as well as social media. Every day, our media monitoring team summarizes headlines and picks highlights of the day that help our clients meet their daily need for information.

Rupiah’s bullish trend set to continue

The rupiah is projected to continue its bullish trend thanks to the country’s improving macroeconomic conditions and the dovish stance of the United States Federal Reserve. The upward trend for the Indonesian currency is expected to continue this year as the expected decline in the US economy could result in a decline for the greenback against the world’s major currencies....

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Golput upsets Jokowi-Ma’ruf’s camp

The increasing popularity of Golput, a group of people who abstain from voting, has unsettled Joko “Jokowi” Widodo-Ma’ruf Amin’s camp. It is feared that the large number of voters who choose to skip the upcoming elections may erode the presidential ticket’s electability....

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Milking coal industry for cash

The government plans to raise the royalties for large-scale coal producers to 15 percent from 13.5 percent at present. The higher royalty rate is expected to add Rp 7 trillion (US$500 million) a year to state income....

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Nearly 90 percent of House members seek reelection

Despite the House of Representatives’ poor performance, almost 90 percent of lawmakers will seek another term in the elections....

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Mudslinging escalates as election draws near

Mosques and Islamic boarding schools have become targets of a massive distribution of tabloids and leaflets containing attacks on presidential tickets as tensions escalate in the lead up to April’s election....

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Fresh start begins for Ahok

On Jan. 24, former Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja, who has asked to be referred to as BTP, became a free man after serving nearly two years in prison for blasphemy....

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