1. Indonesia's decision to ban nickel ore exports was a surprising success for president Jokowi. Will it work for his successors?

    By Lionel Lim Outgoing Indonesian President Joko Widodo—or “Jokowi” to many Indonesians—is leaving office on a high. Jokowi is extremely popular , at times boasting an 80% approval rating. He's boosting Indonesia's profile, taking part in high-profile summits around geopolitical cr