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May 13, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 13, 2022

Jakarta – Home Minister Tito Karnavian installed five acting governors on Thursday, marking the beginning of the mass replacement of 271 regional heads this year and next year as a cons

May 12, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 12, 2022

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – More than half of all Indonesian provinces including Jakarta will be led by interim governors appointed by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo until the histo

May 6, 2022

Kompas.com - May 6, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Paramadina University political observer Ahmad Khoirul Umam says that the Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) General Chairperson and Defense Minister

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 6, 2022

Jakarta – Accompanied by his only son, fashion designer Didit Hediprasetyo, Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, who also chairs the country's third-largest party, Gerindra, visited Indon

May 5, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 5, 2022

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan is one of few names the National Democratic Party, or Nasdem, considers nominating for the 2024 presidential elections, a party

May 4, 2022

The Interpreter - May 4, 2022

Parker Novak – The results of Timor-Leste's 19 April presidential run-off were unsurprising, with challenger Jose Ramos-Horta besting the incumbent, Francisco "Lu-Olo" Guterres, by a 24

May 1, 2022

World Socialist Website - May 1, 2022

Patrick O'Connor – Ramos-Horta received 62 percent of the vote, defeating incumbent Fretilin President Francisco "Lu Olo" Guterres with 38 percent. Turn out was 75.2 percent.

April 27, 2022

The Interpreter - April 27, 2022

Joao da Cruz Cardoso – Following Timor-Leste's presidential run-off election on 19 April, Jose Ramos-Horta has been confirmed as the country's next president in a landslide victory over

April 26, 2022

Global Voices - April 26, 2022

Fernanda Canofre and Dercio Tsandzana – As Timor-Leste celebrates its 20th independence anniversary, former president and 1996 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta has been annou

April 25, 2022

Tempo - April 25, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) deputy speaker Hidayat Nur Wahid reacted to a rumor – which was first made public by PDIP Party politician Masint

April 23, 2022

Detik News - April 23, 2022

Jakarta – The sudden emergence of the Indonesian Student Party (Partai Mahasiswa Indonesia, PMI) has elicited a variety of responses.

April 22, 2022

Agence France-Presse - April 22, 2022

Dili, Timor Leste – Nobel laureate Jose Ramos-Horta called for dialogue on Thursday, one day after scoring a landslide victory in Timor Leste's presidential election.

April 21, 2022

Agence France-Presse - April 21, 2022

The Nobel prize winner Jose Ramos-Horta has scored a landslide victory in Timor-Leste's presidential election, according to preliminary results published by the election secretariat.

UCA News - April 21, 2022

Independence leader and Nobel laureate Jose Ramos-Horta has won a second term as president of Timor-Leste.

April 20, 2022

Reuters - April 20, 2022

Kate Lamb and Nelson Da Cruz – Independence leader and Nobel laureate Jose Ramos-Horta has taken a decisive lead in the second and final round of East Timor's presidential election, ear

Fulcrum - April 20, 2022

Max Lane – The recent brouhaha over a possible extension of President Joko Widodo's term underscores a quandary in Indonesia's politics: there is no low-risk candidate that political pa

Tempo - April 20, 2022

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Lokataru Legal and Human Rights Foundation requested a judicial review of Law No.

Sydney Morning Herald - April 20, 2022

Chris Barrett, Singapore – A decade after being unseated, Jose Ramos-Horta is headed for a return to East Timor's presidential palace from where he will be charged with resolving the co

April 19, 2022

Agence France-Presse - April 19, 2022

Dili, East Timor – East Timor's citizens head to the polls on Tuesday to choose either a Nobel laureate or a former guerrilla fighter – the incumbent president – as their next leader.

Reuters - April 19, 2022

Dili, Timor Leste – Voting in the second and final round of Timor Leste's presidential election began early on Tuesday, with Nobel laureate, Jose Ramos-Horta, the clear frontrunner in t

Indonesia at Melbourne - April 19, 2022

Yassar Aulia – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has acted to end efforts to extend his time in office beyond his constitutionally mandated two-term limit.

April 18, 2022

Tempo - April 18, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Democratic Party chairperson Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono, or AHY, in an internal party even on Sunday, April 17, said that his Party is open to establish a coalition with

Tempo - April 18, 2022

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Head of the Gerindra Party faction at the Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD Jakarta), Rani Mauliani, on Sunday hopes that the future governor who will repla

The Interpreter - April 18, 2022

Parker Novak – Timorese voters head to the polls again on Tuesday 19 April for the second round of the country's presidential election.

April 14, 2022

Fulcrum - April 14, 2022

Julia Lau – Recent student protests against rising living costs and rumours that Widodo might seek a third presidential term suggest that Indonesia's democracy is not as resilient as so

Jakarta Post - April 14, 2022

Kornelius Purba, Jakarta – The months-long controversy over a proposal to postpone the 2024 elections and extend the presidential term has ended.

April 13, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 13, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian on Wednesday told the General Election Commission (KPU) on Wednesday to make sure the 2024 election runs smoothly, whi

April 12, 2022

UCA News - April 12, 2022

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A Catholic priest is to moderate the presidential debate in Timor-Leste as Asia's youngest democracy gets ready for a second round of voting on April 19.

April 11, 2022

Jakarta Post - April 11, 2022

Jakarta – The Golkar Party leadership issued a statement on Monday supporting President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's decision to go ahead with the 2024 general election as scheduled, in an ab

The Diplomat - April 11, 2022

Sebastian Strangio – Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has flatly denied suggestions that his administration is attempting to extend his term and delay the 2024 presidential elections,

April 10, 2022

Global Voices - April 10, 2022

Sydney Allen – Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) at a Cabinet meeting on April 5, where he told his aides to stop suggesting he runs for a third term.

CNN Indonesia - April 10, 2022

Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement asking his ministers to not talk about extending his term in office was an amb

April 8, 2022

Tempo - April 8, 2022

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – A number of politicians of the National Mandate Party (PAN) collectively stated that Party chairman Zulkifli Hasan no longer is in support of the idea to postpone

Tempo - April 8, 2022

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – A number of political parties reportedly started setting their eyes on Solo Mayor Gibran Rakabuming Raka for the 2024 Regional Head Election (Pilkada) following m

April 7, 2022

CNN Indonesia - April 7, 2022

Jakarta – A student protest against the postponement of the legislative and presidential elections in 2024 and President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo serving a third term in office, which was h

Reuters - April 7, 2022

Kate Lamb and Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has sought to rein in speculation that he intends to stay in office beyond his legally mandated two terms, ord

April 6, 2022

Tempo - April 6, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – In a plenary cabinet session aired live by the Presidential Secretariat office in Youtube on Wednesday, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo scolded his state m

The Interpreter - April 6, 2022

Johannes Nugroho – A video clip dating from 2019 featuring Indonesia's former president Megawati Sukarnoputri has caused a stir on Indonesian social media in recent weeks.

April 5, 2022

Tempo - April 5, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – Representative of the volunteers for President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's 2014 and 2019 elections rebuffed joining the movement that promotes an extended presiden

Tempo - April 5, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Expert staff at the Presidential Staff Office, Ali Mochtar Ngabalin, responded to the students' plan to stage a demonstration if President Joko "Jokowi" W

Tempo - April 5, 2022

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung on Monday acknowledged the existence of groups that continue to try to promote President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi's extended preside

April 4, 2022

Straits Times - April 4, 2022

Jakarta (Bloomberg) – Mr Joko Widodo's main rival in the last two elections is now leading in popularity, even as the Indonesian president remains top of mind.

Jakarta Post - April 4, 2022

Tim Lindsey (The Conversation), Melbourne, Australia – Indonesia's next general elections are not until Valentine's Day 2024. But in Indonesian politics, that is not far away.

April 1, 2022

CNN Indonesia - April 1, 2022

Jakarta – A number of observers believe that the intellectual actors behind the discourse on postponing the 2024 legislative and presidential elections or for President Joko "Jokowi" Wi

March 30, 2022

Tempo - March 30, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The Presidential Staff Office (KSP) representative on Wednesday responded to the declaration plan of support for President Jokowi's presidential term extensio

March 29, 2022

Kompas.com - March 29, 2022

Dian Erika Nugraheny, Jakarta – The Association of Indonesian Village Governments (APDESI) says that following the Lebaran holidays at the end of the Ramadan fasting month it will decla

Kompas.com - March 29, 2022

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan claims that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is liked by many people.

March 28, 2022

Associated Press - March 28, 2022

Timor-Leste is headed for a runoff presidential election after Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta failed to secure more than 50 percent of the vote despite a commanding lead ov

Asia Pacific Report - March 28, 2022

Leaders from the three key parties in the Timor-Leste governing coalition have confirmed that are supporting the incumbent head of state, Francisco "Lu-Olo" Guterres, in the second roun

ABC News - March 28, 2022

Timor-Leste is headed for a run-off presidential election after Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta failed to secure more than 50 per cent of the vote, despite a commanding lead