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Political parties allow their cadres to support Ahok or Anies

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Vice Chairman of the Democratic Party, Roy Suryo has affirmed his party would decide its political stance after Jakarta Election Commission (KPUD) published official results of the Jakarta gubernatorial elections. "As...

ICMI asks muslims to promote national unity

Saturday, 18 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Vice Chairman of the Indonesian Association of Muslim Intellectuals (ICMI), Priyo Budi Santoso, asked Muslims to promote national unity. ICMI also asked people not to divide in responding the result of...

Ahok-Djarot must take campaign leave: KPU

Saturday, 18 February 2017

JAKARTA -- General Elections Commission (KPU) commissioner Ferry Kurnia Riskiansyah, has said the incumbent of Jakarta elections candidates should take campaign leave if they qualify for the second round of Jakarta gubernatorial election....

Tito Karnavian orders Jakarta, Banten police to heighten security measures after elections

Friday, 17 February 2017

TANGERANG -- The close difference in vote count between the candidates of Banten governor and deputy governor posts prompted the police and army forces to heighten security measures. National Police (Polri) Chief Tito...

Fahira Idris invites supporters of Agus-Sylvi to vote for Anies-Sandi

Thursday, 16 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono-Sylviana Murni has accepted the fact that based on quick count result they got the least vote in Jakarta gubernatorial election. Meanwhile, the other two pairs candidates, Basuki Tjahaja...

Minister grateful sport events not used for election campaigns

Thursday, 16 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Youth and Sports Affairs Minister Imam Nahrawi has appreciated the organizers of the simultaneous regional head elections in 101 regions across the country that did not involve sport events for political...

Ulemas ask Islamic parties to win Anies-Sandi

Thursday, 16 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Jakarta Servant Assembly (Majelis Pelayan Jakarta, MPJ) has prepared for the second round of the Jakarta gubernatorial election. The scholars in the assembly believed there was no pair of candidates manages...

Anies-Sandi are ready to cooperate with Agus-Sylvi

Thursday, 16 February 2017

JAKARTA -- The team of Anies Baswedan-Sandiaga Uno were optimistic to join the second round of Jakarta gubernatorial election 2017.  The Chairman of the Central Board of Gerindra Party Ahmad Riza Patria said...

SBY becomes a boomerang for Agus: Researcher

Thursday, 16 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Pair of candidate number one, Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono-Sylviana Murni, was failed to join the second round of Jakarta regional election. The result of a number of quick count by some survey...

Accepting his loss, AHY congratulates Ahok-Djarot and Anies-Sandi

Thursday, 16 February 2017

JAKARTA -- After hearing the quick count result, candidate number one in Jakarta gubernatorial election, Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (AHY), realized that he got the least vote. Agus admitted his loss with knightly and...

PDIP to fight for Ahok-Djarot in second round Jakarta gubernatorial race

Thursday, 16 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Chairperson of the Indonesian Democratic party of Struggle (PDIP) Megawati Soekarnoputri excited with the Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) and Djarot Saiful Hidayat accomplishment in the Jakarta gubernatorial election. The pair incumbent...

Jakarta gubernatorial race runs smoothly: Police

Thursday, 16 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Jakarta Regional Police Chief Inspector General M Iriawan said that the regional head election in Jakarta ran smoothly without any disturbance on Wednesday. "The situation in Jakarta is secure and favorable,"...

Ahok-Djarot and Anies-Sandi races neck-to-neck: SMRC

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Incumbent governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama and his running mate Djarot Syaiful Hidayat were in the lead at the time when 97.6 percent of the votes in the Jakarta gubernatorial election had...

Election Commission hails enthusiasm of Jakarta's voters

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Chairman of the Jakarta General Election Commission (KPU) Sumarno lauded the people of the city for their enthusiasm in participating in the gubernatorial election on Wednesday. "I witnessed high enthusiasm among...

Accept the election results gracefully: MUI

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) stated that the simultanous regional elections was constitutional right of the people to choose the leaders who were hoped to bring better changes in the future.  The...