The Indonesian flag being held aloft during a campaign rally in Jakarta. Photo: EPA

Meet the ethnic Chinese candidates who could sway the Indonesian election

  • They are among nearly 8,000 candidates vying for 575 seats in the House of Representatives
Topic |   Indonesia

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The Indonesian flag being held aloft during a campaign rally in Jakarta. Photo: EPA
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo is seeking re-election. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Could Hong Kong’s domestic workers sway the Indonesian election?

  • Political awareness among Indonesian domestic workers is higher than ever, as thousands are set to cast their vote in Hong Kong for elections in their home country
  • They are also more informed about their labour rights and reports filed at the consulate surpassed 1,300 last year, the outgoing general consul says
Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo is seeking re-election. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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