On Monday, October 16, 2017, Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno were officially inaugurated by President of Indonesia Joko Widodo (Jokowi) as the new Governor and Vice Governor of DKI Jakarta for the period of 2017-2022.
The pair of Governor and Vice Governor, who managed to obtain 3,240,332 votes from 13,034 polling stations (TPS), is ready to lead the citizens of Jakarta in the midst of a number of challenges at the beginning of this work period.
The main report in the 2017 October edition of the Indonesian Update is ” The New Governor of DKI Jakarta “. On legal issues, it discusses “The Pretrial Motion Decision for Setya Novanto”. On social affairs, it talks about “The Urgency of Ratification of the Sexual Violence Abolition Bill”.
The regular publication of the Indonesian Update with its actual themes is expected to help policy makers in government and business environment — as well as academics, think tanks, and other elements of civil society, both within and outside the country, to get the actual information and contextual analysis of economic, legal, political, cultural and social developments in Indonesia, as well as to understand the public policy in Indonesia.