Pop diva Krisdayanti. Photo: Instagram

Pop stars, model, prince’s ex-wife: meet the Indonesian election’s most colourful candidates

  • At least 91 candidates in Wednesday’s elections to the House of Representatives are from the entertainment world
  • They range from musicians to film stars to dangdut singers
Topic |   Asia elections

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Pop diva Krisdayanti. Photo: Instagram
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Joko Widodo and his running mate Ma’ruf Amin. Photo: Reuters

Indonesia election: who will win between Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto?

  • Jokowi again faces a challenge from former general Prabowo, who has attacked the incumbent’s track record on the economy and promised to end growing inequality
  • Religious identity politics and fake news have both shaped the campaign, which culminates next Wednesday on April 17
Topic |   Explainers

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Joko Widodo and his running mate Ma’ruf Amin. Photo: Reuters
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