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.

How moderate Islam can help Indonesian politics grow

The High Level Consultation Meeting-World Muslim Scholars opened by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Tuesday served as significant representation for the government to highlight the current state of growing public fundamentalism....


Social and political challenges ahead of presidential election

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo should be bracing for the electoral period as various social and political challenges surrounding his government have begun to resurface, which could potentially incite horizontal conflict....


Budget, election and Jokowi’s maritime vision

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s global maritime fulcrum vision is not likely to be realized given that the Transportation Ministry found 33 cases of neglected port projects....


Jokowi meets with Islamic opposition

This is the first time President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has publicly met the 212 Rally Alumni, composed of firebrand Islamic groups such as the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) and the National Movement to Safeguard the Indonesian Ulema Council’s Fatwa (GNPF-MUI), who are deemed to be his staunchest opponents. Neither side considered Wednesday’s meeting at Baitussalam Mosque of Bogor Palace was political in nature....


BI’s monetary dilemma

The rupiah depreciation is a dilemma for Bank Indonesia’s (BI) monetary policy that may be both a boon and disaster for the economy. Global investors moved their capital upon the US raising its treasury yields last week, which has caused a global currency depreciation since Monday....


Potential blunder due to new labor regulation

The newly issued Presidential Regulation No. 20/2018 on foreign workers may potentially negatively affect President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo electability as he seeks reelection. Media coverage on Tuesday and Monday clearly indicated how susceptible labor issues were to manipulation. Furthermore, lack of promotion and policy introduction to labor unions and organizations prior to its issuance has driven stronger public repulsion....