Strikes in Chile’s copper mine and pending negotiations in Indonesia are amongst the most pressing factors affecting copper prices in the coming year.
Jokowi won the presidential election of Indonesia in 2014, making him the first president outside of the political and military elite.
News coverage of Indonesia will turn negative over the next month as domestic instability increases. Indonesia is dealing with an increase in fake news.
Southeast Asia in 2016 has been marked by busy political agendas, challenges by ethnic tensions, religious conflicts, and regional stability issues.
Islamists are using fake news targeting ethnic Chinese Indonesians and politicians to promote their agenda against Chinese investment and the government.
Bali has traditionally dominated Indonesia’s tourism sector—but there numerous still-untapped economic opportunities within the vast island archipelago.
The Islamic State is expanding its presence in Southeast Asia. However, local governments are developing new approaches to combat terrorism.
When the meeting of the G20 is convened on September 4th in Hangzhou, its Chinese hosts hope to keep the conversation focused on the global economy.