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The Leaderboard: Rizal Ramli

Who is he? Rizal Ramli, an economist and politician, is Indonesia’s new coordinating minister for maritime affairs. He has served twice in previous cabinets, first as the coordinating minister for economic affairs from 2000 to 2001, and then as minister…

The Leaderboard: Mohamad Sabu

Who is he? Mohamad Sabu, also known as Mat Sabu, is a well-known Malaysian opposition politician. He was formerly the deputy president of the opposition Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS). Mat Sabu was the first non-ulama, or religious scholar, elected to…

The Leaderboard: Oh Joon

Who is he? Oh Joon will be elected as president of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, July 24, 2015 for a one-year term. Concurrently, he is the Republic of Korea (ROK)’s ambassador and permanent representative…

The Leaderboard: Sarpin Rizaldi

Who is he? Sarpin Rizaldi is a controversial judge with the South Jakarta District Court in Indonesia. He has been reported to the Judicial Commission, a body that oversees judges in Indonesia, on multiple occasions for having issued abnormally lenient…

The Leaderboard: Gatot Nurmantyo

Who is he? General Gatot Nurmantyo is currently the chief of staff of the Indonesian army. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on June 10 nominated him to be the next commander-in-chief of the Indonesian military, replacing the outgoing General Moeldoko when…