Indonesia Intelligencer Year in Review: The stories that shaped Indonesia in 2018

Welcome to the final edition of the Indonesia Intelligencer newsletter for 2018. We’ll be taking a break next week for the holidays, but first we wanted to give our loyal readers a look back at this year’s top stories and trends to help illuminate where the country is going in 2019. And, in the spirit of the holidays, this edition is free to all, so you are more than welcome to share it with friends and colleagues who might be interested in subscribing to our service (follow the link here for to get a free one-month trial subscription).

We’ll be back with our next regular edition on January 4.  Thanks for reading and Happy Holidays!

Top Business Stories of 2018

  • Freeport handover: After years of wrangling with US mining giant Freeport-McMoRan over ownership rights of Papua’s Grasberg, the world’s second-largest copper mine, the Indonesian government says state-owned miner PT Inalum is set to acquire a majority stake in the operation in the coming weeks, pending environmental clearances from the government that should take place before the end of the year.

Top Political Stories of 2018

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