Siwage Dharma Negara

Siwage Dharma Negara

Siwage Dharma Negara is Senior Fellow, Coordinator of the Indonesia Studies Programme and Coordinator of the APEC Study Centre at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute.

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Opinion | Have Chinese investments in Indonesian and Malaysian industrial estates brought long-term gains?

The two countries have welcomed Chinese investment to boost industrial capacity and develop outlying regions, but questions linger over technology transfers, environmental concerns and the presence of Chinese workers.

19 Oct 2020 - 10:09AM

The two countries have welcomed Chinese investment to boost industrial capacity and develop outlying regions, but questions linger over technology transfers, environmental concerns and the presence of Chinese workers.

Have Chinese investments in Indonesian and Malaysian industrial estates brought long-term gains?
Opinion | Southeast Asia dodged the worst of Covid-19, but the economic devastation may last for years

The 10 Asean countries have 9 per cent of the world’s population but only registered 2 per cent of total cases. But their economies have taken a big hit and recovery will depend both on the global economy and their ability to control contagion without resorting to stringent lockdowns.

30 Sep 2020 - 5:22PM

The 10 Asean countries have 9 per cent of the world’s population but only registered 2 per cent of total cases. But their economies have taken a big hit and recovery will depend both on the global economy and their ability to control contagion without resorting to stringent lockdowns.

Southeast Asia dodged the worst of Covid-19, but the economic devastation may last for years
Opinion | While Jokowi’s critics question his cabinet choices, the markets have responded positively

The Indonesian president’s decisions haven’t impressed anyone but he is obviously seeking stability to push forward with his development goals.

25 Oct 2019 - 8:50AM

The Indonesian president’s decisions haven’t impressed anyone but he is obviously seeking stability to push forward with his development goals.

While Jokowi’s critics question his cabinet choices, the markets have responded positively
‘New Balis’, Islam, and moving the capital: Indonesia’s Luhut Pandjaitan on Jokowi’s challenges

Luhut Pandjaitan, a trusted aide of the Indonesian president and his point man on China affairs, says Jakarta’s biggest task is luring foreign investors who can give the country a leg-up in technological development.

6 Dec 2019 - 5:50PM

Luhut Pandjaitan, a trusted aide of the Indonesian president and his point man on China affairs, says Jakarta’s biggest task is luring foreign investors who can give the country a leg-up in technological development.

‘New Balis’, Islam, and moving the capital: Indonesia’s Luhut Pandjaitan on Jokowi’s challenges
Analysis | G20 Osaka: with US vs China on centre stage, an opportunity for Indonesia’s Widodo

While Vietnam has benefited from the trade war between the economic superpowers, Indonesia has been hurt. In Osaka, Widodo has an opportunity to push his economic agenda

29 Jun 2019 - 11:39AM

While Vietnam has benefited from the trade war between the economic superpowers, Indonesia has been hurt. In Osaka, Widodo has an opportunity to push his economic agenda

G20 Osaka: with US vs China on centre stage, an opportunity for Indonesia’s Widodo
Australia’s support for Israel puts Indonesian trade deal on the line

Palestinian independence is a foreign policy priority for Indonesia, with its Muslim majority population and rising political Islam

20 Dec 2018 - 9:15PM

Palestinian independence is a foreign policy priority for Indonesia, with its Muslim majority population and rising political Islam

Australia’s support for Israel puts Indonesian trade deal on the line