Indonesia and Japan: Role models in bilateral relations
Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 13 February 2019. Ms Cantika Rustandi’s opinion article entitled ‘Indonesia and Japan: Role models in bilateral relations’, was published.
The past few years point to signs of a changing global order that has significantly impacted global stability. Many countries are working together to strike a new equilibrium, symbolizing a modern era in international relations. One example of the changing global times is China’s expanding economic and political power, which has caused tensions with the United States, Japan and Southeast Asian countries. Further, significant economic powerhouses have shown a growing appetite for unilateralism evident through protectionist and populist rhetoric as well as policies. Today’s reality is that the global order has shifted drastically. (Read the full article by using the link above).