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Researcher sees religion issues, politics of identity to escalate until 2019

Thursday, 04 May 2017

JAKARTA -- A researcher on political issues from Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Syamsudin Haris, said religion issues and politics of identity might escalate during the simultaneous regional election 2018. The authorities are...

KPU needs Rp 11.3 trillion for holding simultaneous regional election in 2018

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

JAKARTA – The Chairman of General Election Commission (KPU) Arief Budiman said the number of budget needed for holding simultaneous regional election in 2018 reached Rp 11.3 trillion. It was submitted by 171...

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...

President appreciates the simultaneous local elections run safely

Thursday, 16 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has appreciated the implementation of the simultaneous local elections in the 101 areas could run safely and smoothly. Jokowi said that statement in a press conference at...

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...

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...

Minor incidents reported during regional head elections in Papua

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

JAYAPURA -- Several relatively minor incidents were reported during the regional head elections in Papua Province, but overall the elections ran smoothly and safely, an official said. In Dogiyai District, a candidate hit Kamu...

Govt cites lower voter turnout in Jayapura regional head election

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

JAYAPURA -- Voter turnout during the implementation of the mayoral election in Jayapura City was less than 60 percent, which is considered quite low, according to Governor of Papua Lukas Enembe. It appears that...

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...

When voting, Zulkifli Hasan: Don't trade sovereignty with money nor basic commodities

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Ahead of simultaneous regional elections on Wednesday (Feb 15), Chairman of People Consultative Assembly Zulkifli Hasan appealed to all Indonesian citizens to avoid all forms of money politics. He reminded that...

FUI calls all Muslims to vote in simultaneous regional elections 2017

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Leaders of a number of Islamic organizations that are members of Islamic People's Forum (FUI) called on all Muslims to vote in simultaneous regional elections 2017, including in Jakarta, on Wednesday...

JPPR urges voters to oversee the counting

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesia to stage simultaneous religional elections on Wednesday (Feb 15). The National Coordinator of Voters Education Network for People (JPPR) Masykurudin Hafidz appealed the voters not to go home immediately after...