Richard Borsuk

Richard Borsuk

Richard Borsuk has worked as a reporter and news editor in Southeast Asia for more than 40 years, including 11 years in Jakarta (1987-98) as The Wall Street Journal’s Indonesia correspondent. He co-authored a book on Indonesian history, “Liem Sioe Liong’s Salim Group: The Business Pillar of Suharto’s Indonesia”, published in 2014. Borsuk currently works with Researching Southeast Asia Pte Ltd, a Singapore consultancy.

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Opinion | For Indonesia’s sovereign wealth fund, Widodo’s choice of managers supplies needed credibility

Ridha Wirakusumah, who was named as head of the Indonesia Investment Authority, gets high marks for his integrity and experience.

Ridha Wirakusumah, who was named as head of the Indonesia Investment Authority, gets high marks for his integrity and experience.

For Indonesia’s sovereign wealth fund, Widodo’s choice of managers supplies needed credibility
18 Feb 2021 - 9:30AM
Bully or benefactor? New book explores China’s relationship with Asean states

Murray Hiebert’s Under Beijing’s Shadow: Southeast Asia’s China Challenge recounts in detail the sometimes-fraught ties of each of the 10 nations with China.

Murray Hiebert’s Under Beijing’s Shadow: Southeast Asia’s China Challenge recounts in detail the sometimes-fraught ties of each of the 10 nations with China.

Bully or benefactor? New book explores China’s relationship with Asean states
5 Sep 2020 - 6:37PM