Wednesday, 17 Jumadil Awwal 1440 / 23 January 2019

Wednesday, 17 Jumadil Awwal 1440 / 23 January 2019

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Ma'ruf reminds kiais and ulamas to stay loyal to NKRI

Monday, 21 Jan 2019 16:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDUNG -- Vice presidential candidate Ma'ruf Amin invited kiai (Islamic teachers) and ulemas (clerics) to maintain the national unity and integrity of the Unitary State of the Republic...

KPU considers to not provide list of questions before debate

Monday, 21 Jan 2019 16:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The General Election Commission (KPU) has considered to stop providing presidential candidate pairs the list of questions prior to the presidential election debate. So far, there...

PBB Shura Council support to Prabowo merely a recommendation

Friday, 18 Jan 2019 23:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Head of the Winning Team of the Crescent Star Party (PBB) Sukmo Harsono said the support of PBB's Shura Council to the pair of presidential candidate...

Presidential debate format can be changed: KPU

Friday, 18 Jan 2019 19:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Chairman of the General Election Commission (KPU) Arief Budiman said that the Commission might change the format for the next debates of the presidential candidates. The...

Political, security stability should be maintained: Wiranto

Friday, 18 Jan 2019 13:51 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Wiranto has reiterated the importance of maintaining Indonesia's political and security stability ahead of the parliamentary presidential elections...

KPU not to facilitate Quran reciting test

Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019 20:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The General Election Commission (KPU) stated that it would not facilitate the implementation of the Quran reciting test organized by Aceh Da'i Association to the presidential...

KPU: No regulations to take Quran reciting test

Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019 15:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Commissioner of the General Election Commission (KPU) Wahyu Setiawan stated that there were no election rules requiring participants to carry out tests to recite the Quran...

Threat to withdraw from election is an early warning: BPN

Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019 18:41 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Spokesperson of the National Winning Body (BPN) of Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno, Andre Rosiade said withdrawal threat of presidential candidate number 02 should be considered as an...

TKN sees Prabowo withdrawal threat as delegitimation effort

Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019 18:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Campaign Team (TKN) of Joko Widodo-Ma'ruf Amin said they have predicted that its contender would someday threaten to withdraw from 2019 presidential election. Director...

Debate of presidential candidates to educate people: KPU

Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019 09:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Commissioner of General Elections Commission (KPU) Wahyu Setiawan believed that the first round of debate of Indonesian presidential and vice presidential candidates would educate people. The...

GP Ansor states concern about infiltration of radical groups

Saturday, 12 Jan 2019 11:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The board of management and regional leaders of the Ansor Youth Movement (GP Ansor) visited President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) at Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, on Friday (Jan...

Ma'ruf needs to familiarize himself with debates: Romy

Friday, 11 Jan 2019 16:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates number 01 Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and KH Ma'ruf Amin are ready to face the problems posed by candidate pair number 02...

Coalition needs intensive talks: Prabowo

Friday, 11 Jan 2019 02:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said that a coalition in presidential election would need intensive talks as what he and his running mate Sandiaga Uno did when...

Prabowo and Sandi visit SBY's residence

Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 21:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Pair of presidential candidates of number 02, Prabowo Subianto and Sandiaga Uno, visited the residence of Democratic Party Chairman Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) at Mega Kuningan,...

Jokowi sees Megawati as inspirational figure, national force

Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 19:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has praised Megawati Soekarnoputri, founder and chairwoman of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP), as an inspirational figure. He also considered...

Megawati asks PDIP cadres to win elections in dignified way

Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 18:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Megawati Soekarnoputri, founder and chairperson of the Indonesian Democratic for Struggle (PDIP), called on the ruling party's cadres to win the upcoming presidential and legislative elections...

Act firmly against those who discredit KPU: President

Wednesday, 09 Jan 2019 21:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on the police to take stern measures against those attempting to discredit the General Election Commission (KPU). Jokowi has called...

Avoid hoaxes, blasphemy ahead 2019 election: Jokowi

Friday, 04 Jan 2019 04:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BLITAR -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on the public to avoid spreading hoaxes and blasphemy ahead of the general election in 2019. Moreover, presidential election is...

TGB officially joins Golkar

Friday, 21 Dec 2018 20:26 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Former Governor of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) and former Democratic Party cadre Muhammad Zainul Majdi or Tuan Guru Bajang (TGB) decided to join Golkar Party. This...

Maintain momentum of economic development: LIPI

Friday, 21 Dec 2018 11:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) calls on various parties to maintain the momentum of economic development in the midst of the upcoming 2019 general elections...

Czech for Jokowi declared in Prague

Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018 17:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LONDON --  The Indonesian community, that called themselves Czech for Joko Widodo (Jokowi), living in Prague, declared their support to win the presidential and vice presidential candidates Jokowi-KH...

BKPM expects investment to recover after 2019 elections

Friday, 14 Dec 2018 15:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Chairman of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), Thomas Lembong, believed that foreign investment inflows will recover after the general elections. Indonesia to hold general elections on...

Cyberattacks increase ahead of presidential elections: BSSN

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018 17:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Cyberattacks have increased lately, ahead of the simultaneous legislative and presidential elections to be held in April next year. The National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN)...

Jokowi calls on volunteers to conduct door-to-door campaign

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018 03:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), as the incumbent candidate for the presidential election, called on volunteers to reach out to the people to inform them about the...

System of direct elections needs evaluation: Mahyudin

Wednesday, 05 Dec 2018 16:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SAMARINDA -- Deputy Chairman of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Mahyudin said the present system of direct elections need to be evaluated. He expected democratic performance to be...

Bawaslu DKI: No campaign violation in Habib Rizieq's speech

Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018 01:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) DKI Jakarta said chairman of the GNPF Ulama Board of Trustees, Habib Rizieq Shihab’s statement live streamed from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, during...

Bawaslu, police to examine Habib Rizieq's speech

Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018 00:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) is currently examining chairman of the GNPF Ulama Board of Trustees, Habib Rizieq Shihab’s statement live streamed from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, during...

Message of peace, unity from 212 Alumni Reunion Rally

Monday, 03 Dec 2018 17:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — The 212 Alumni Reunion went peacefully and smoothly on Sunday (Dec 2). No security disturbance occured although big masses involved on...

Masses of 212 Reunion greet Prabowo with 'long live' yell

Monday, 03 Dec 2018 12:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Masses of the 212 Alumni Reunion in the National Monument (Monas) Square on Sunday greeted Prabowo Subianto with the 'Long Live' chant raising thumbs and index...

Police, TNI chief lead roll call ceremony over 2019 election

Friday, 30 Nov 2018 19:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National Police Chief Gen Tito Karnavian and Commander of the Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto led a roll call ceremony on the preparations for...

BPN more optimistic to win 2019 presidential election

Friday, 30 Nov 2018 17:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — National Winning Agency (BPN) or Prabowo Subianto - Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno pair success team has became more optimistic to win 2019 presidential election. Their have bigger...

Political elites meeting may ease tension: BPN

Friday, 30 Nov 2018 16:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — National Winning Agency (BPN) or Prabowo Subianto - Sandiaga Uno pair success team spokesman Suhud Alynudin asserted the importance of a meeting between presidential candidates camps....

Fadli lauds support of NU founders' descendants for Prabowo

Friday, 30 Nov 2018 06:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Fadli Zon, deputy chairman of Gerindra Party's Executive Board, has lauded the support expressed by several descendants of founders of the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), Indonesia's largest...

JK asks Prabowo to reveal threatened elites

Friday, 23 Nov 2018 20:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) asked presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto to mention deliberately names of elites who got threat because of supporting him. According to JK,...

In Solo, Prabowo gets new spirit

Friday, 23 Nov 2018 20:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SOLO — Presidential candidate number 02 Prabowo Subianto said he got new spirit when visiting Solo. His statement came after attending Solo Raya and Declaration of Civil Society...

PDIP wishes to set winning record in 2019 elections

Sunday, 18 Nov 2018 02:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KARAWANG -- The Indonesia Democratic Party Struggle (PDIP) wishes to win both parliamentary and presidential elections next year. It was a bid to create a record as the...

PDIP to hold road show to strengthen support for Jokowi

Saturday, 17 Nov 2018 07:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Democratic Party Struggle (PDIP) plans to conduct a nationwide road show. It is aimed to strengthen the party's structure and support to its presidential...

Ranked first in LSI survey, ustaz Abdul Somad: Ignore it

Friday, 16 Nov 2018 20:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Ustaz Abdul Somad responded a survey result of Lingkaran Survei Indonesia (LSI) led by Denny JA. Ustaz Somad was ranked first in the survey as ulemas...

LSI reveals 5 influential ulemas in presidential election

Thursday, 15 Nov 2018 04:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Ulemas played their own role in 2019 presidential election. People were likely to observe and listen to the ulemas' voice. In the end, the ulemas’ voice...

Jokowi asks people to switch from hate speech to true speech

Monday, 12 Nov 2018 16:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDUNG -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has asked the Indonesian nation to switch from hate speech to true speech. The public should refrain from spreading slanders and hate...