The main report in the August 2015 edition of the Indonesian Update is “Promise of Independence: Guarding Democracy, Guarding Simultaneous Elections”. On economic affairs, it discusses “Looking at the Problems of Low Budget Absorption”. On political affairs, it discusses “Single Candidates and Recruitment Failures of Political Parties”. On social affairs, it talks about “World Breastfeeding Week in Indonesia”.
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.