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Djarot needs to discuss with Anies-Sandi: Minister

Friday, 26 May 2017

JAKARTA -- Interior Ministry advised Executing Jakarta Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat to discuss Regional Government Working Plan (RKPD) with Jakarta Governor-elect and Deputy Governor-elect, Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno related their programs.  Director General...

Jakarta governor-elect promises to complete five-years tenure

Saturday, 06 May 2017

JAKARTA -- Jakarta Governor-elect Anies Baswedan and his running mate, Deputy Governor-elect Sandiaga Uno, have reiterated their commitment to completing their five-year tenure from 2017 to 2022. In response to the press questions, Anies...

Jakarta Election Commission officialy announces governor-elect

Saturday, 06 May 2017

JAKARTA -- The General Election Commission (KPU) of Jakarta has officially announced the name of Anies Baswedan as the Jakarta Governor-elect and Sandiaga Uno as Deputy Governor-elect for the 2017-2022 period. Based on the...

Money politics dominates the reports on the second round of Jakarta election

Thursday, 04 May 2017

JAKARTA -- General Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) of Jakarta found that alleged money politics cases dominating the report of the second round of Jakarta gubernatorial election.  Coordinator of Law and Violation Enforcement Muhammad Jufri...

Next govt to keep promise to stop Jakarta bay reclamation

Friday, 28 April 2017

JAKARTA -- Jakarta's governor-elect will fulfill the promise to stop the reclamation project in Jakarta Bay, North Jakarta, according to Sandiaga Uno, the deputy governor-elect. "Our promise is clear. We will stop the reclamation,...

Money politics is a basic strategy of the hypocrites: Amirsyah Tambunan

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

JAKARTA – Secretary General of Indonesian Council of Ulema (MUI) Amirsyah Tambunan defined money politics as giving money or other donation to voters. It commonly happened in an election.  The money was given with...

Jakarta election, economical sentiments and Sandiaga's stocks

Thursday, 20 April 2017

JAKARTA -- The second round of Jakarta election was ended. Quick count result of some pollsters showed Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno (Anies-Sandi) won the competition.  The election did not only impact the national...

Observer reveals three factors contributed to the defeat of Ahok-Djarot

Thursday, 20 April 2017

JAKARTA -- An observer on politics from Parahyangan University Bandung, Asep Warlan Yusuf, revealed there were three factors contributed to the defeat of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama-Djarot Saiful Hidayat (Ahok-Djarot) in the Jakarta gubernatorial...

MUI's Deputy Chairman says Anies-Sandi first task is to restore peace

Thursday, 20 April 2017

JAKARTA -- Deputy Chairman of Indonesian Council of Ulema (MUI) Zainut Tauhid Saadi congratulated Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno (Anies-Sandi) for their victory in the Jakarta gubernatorial election. He thanked God for knowing...

Police laud Jakarta citizens for maintaining security and order

Thursday, 20 April 2017

JAKARTA -- Head of the Metro Jaya Police Inspector General M. Iriawan has lauded Jakarta's citizens for jointly maintaining security and order in the province during the second round of the 2017 Jakarta...

Quick count results to only be used as reference: KPU

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

JAKARTA -- The results of quick counts on elections by several survey institutions can be used as a reference and not as a final result, General Election Commission (KPU) Chairman Arief Budiman stated...

Prabowo comments on pollsters' quick count results

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

JAKARTA -- Chairman of Gerindra party Prabowo Subianto commented pollsters that won candidate promoted by Gerindra party and PKS party in the second round of Jakarta gubernatorial election. Prabowo said 90 percent of the...

Jusuf Kalla asks elected governor to end dispute

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

JAKARTA -- Jakarta's to be elected governor should end the dispute that arose during the campaign by respecting other competitors and working for the best interests of the people, Indonesian Vice President Jusuf...

29 countries take part in Jakarta election observation mission

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

JAKARTA -- The General Election Commission (KPU) said that a total of 29 countries, through their embassies, have monitored the second round of the Jakarta gubernatorial election on Wednesday. The embassies have sent 51...

Police arrest people attempting to undermine Jakarta election

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

JAKARTA -- Police security officers have arrested a group of people attempting to undermine the Jakarta gubernatorial election on Wednesday, according to Metro Jaya Police Chief Inspector General M. Iriawan. "A group of about...