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Police identify conflict-prone areas during 2018 elections

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 00:15 WIB

JAKARTA -- Five Indonesian provinces will be prone to conflict when the country holds simultaneous regional head elections in 2018, a police officer said. The five provinces are North Sumatra, West Java, East Java,...

Police prepares 171,507 personnels to secure 2018 elections

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 21:31 WIB

 JAKARTA -- National Police would deploy hundreds of thousands of  personnel to secure the regional elections(Pilkada) in 2018. Police also ensured the personnel will be neutral in the democratic event that will be held...

Political commotion will not disturb government work: JK

Thursday, 05 Oct 2017 01:30 WIB

JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) said that the noise ahead of the political year will not disrupt government work and programs. "The government should not be politicized, in the sense that civil...

Cabinet must maintain security and political order: Jokowi

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 19:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on the cabinet to maintain security and political order towards the political year in 2018. "All parties must maintain peace and orderliness and should encourage state...

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

Thursday, 04 May 2017 11:18 WIB

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 Apr 2017 00:45 WIB

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 Feb 2017 05:37 WIB

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 Feb 2017 01:05 WIB

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 Feb 2017 07:50 WIB

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 Feb 2017 21:36 WIB

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 Feb 2017 05:01 WIB

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 Feb 2017 22:36 WIB

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 Feb 2017 22:21 WIB

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 Feb 2017 21:41 WIB

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 Feb 2017 21:24 WIB

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...