Johannes Nugroho – The election of President Joko Widodo in 2014 has often been described as a watershed moment in Indonesian political history.
Political Parties & Elections
September 4, 2019
August 29, 2019
Ghina Ghaliya and Karina M.
August 23, 2019
Giora Eliraz – Amid of the hectic atmosphere of Indonesian politics preceding the elections of April 2019, eyes were almost exclusively focused on the Jokowi-Prabowo presidential race.
August 15, 2019
On 9 August, the Constitutional Court resolved the final dispute over the 2019 election results.
Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – Large billboards bearing photos of Golkar member Bambang Soesatyo have been popping up at numerous street corners in Jakarta recently as Indonesia's ol
August 14, 2019
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Democrat Party Deputy Chief Syarief Hasan stated that his political party has yet to determine whether the party would politically join the government alongside
August 12, 2019
Anselmus Bata & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P, delivered their latest political manifesto, titled "Moving Solidly for a Great I
Anselmus Bata & Willy Masaharu, Jakarta – The ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P, has ended its fifth congress, reinstating itself as a bastion against moves
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The plan to hold a limited government amendment of the 1945 Constitution (UUD) that was initiated by the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP)
Friski Riana, Jakarta – Gerindra Party Deputy Chairperson Rachmawati Soekarnoputri made it clear that the party will remain as an opposition in a statement delivered today at the Hotel
August 9, 2019
Jakarta – The Constitutional Court has ruled in favor of senator-elect Evi Apita Maya from West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), rejecting a legal challenge filed by her rival who accused Evi of e
Jakarta – The opening of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle's (PDI-P) fifth national congress on Thursday was another moment that might have been unthinkable for many Indonesi
August 8, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) leader, Megawati Soekarnoputri, has ordered her cadres to respect the Great Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party's
Jakarta – The Constitutional Court has rejected a legal challenge filed by Rahayu Saraswati Djojohadikusumo, the niece of Gerindra Party patron Prabowo Subianto, against a legislative
Markus Junianto Sihaloho & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Megawati Sukarnoputri has shown just why she is considered one of the most powerful politicians in Indonesia today.
August 1, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri may retain her position as the longest-serving party leader in the country, as party officia
July 31, 2019
Stefi Thenu & Yustinus Paatk, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's sons, Gibran Rakabuming Raka and Kaesang Pangarep, have found themselves leading in opinion polls to be nom
July 30, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – Political expert Dewi Fortuna Anwar predicts that there is a strong possibility for Democrat Party to join forces with the government in power to pave way for their
July 29, 2019
Jakarta – Gerindra Party chairman Prabowo Subianto has appointed former chairman of Muhammadiyah's youth wing, Dahnil Simanjuntak, as his spokesman.
July 28, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – General Chairman of the Greater Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party Prabowo Subianto on Saturday visited Rachmawati Soekarnoputri to talk about his meeting with her
July 27, 2019
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Friday that the political parties supporting him remained solid despite recent steps taken by members of the ruling coal
July 26, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – Deputy head of the PKS Party faction at the House of Representatives (DPR), Aboebakar Alhabsyi, asserted his party would remain as opposition for the government of J
Aichi Halik, Jakarta – The National Democratic Party and Golkar Party have assuaged concerns over a potential split in Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's coalition by denying plans to end their su
July 24, 2019
Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – In a surprise move that could throw a wrench in President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's recent effort at coalition-building, the National Democratic Party declared on
Lenny Tristia Tambun & Fana Suparman, Jakarta – Saraswati Djojohadikusumo, a niece of the Great Indonesia Movement Party chairman Prabowo Subianto, has said she is ready to take ov