Indonesia’s new president, Joko Widodo, formally assumed office today, with massive crowds supporting his inauguration in downtown Jakarta. Nevetheless, he faces two key litmus tests to his rule in the face of a stubbornly-united opposition - fuel subsidy reform and calls to abolish direct elections of regional governors.20 Oct
02 Oct 2014
Vietnam is currently undergoing a major infrastructure build-out as it overcomes a recent downturn. However, a prolonged spat with China is threatening the financing of this build-out.