Hashim’s Biofuel Business: Potential Conflict of Interest?

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One of the policies proposed by the Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) in the environment sector is to implement the aren (Arenga pinnata) tree program. The program aims to preserve nature as well as to develop renewable energy program for the nation. This is interesting given that Hashim Djojohadikusumo, the co-founder of Gerindra, through Arsari Group, has expanded expanded his aren tree plantations in various provinces across Indonesia to produce bio-ethanol. [continue reading]

On Intolerance: Will Prabowo Listen to Hashim or Fadli Zon?

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Businessman Hashim Djojohadikusumo, the co-founder of the deputy chairman of Gerindra, are two of the closest people to Prabowo Subianto, the presidential candidate from Gerindra. Hashim is a Protestant Christian, while Fadli Zon is a Muslim. On the subject of religious intolerance, who would Prabowo listen to the most? [continue reading]