M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Former employee of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Rasamala Aritonang on Thursday said he plans to establish a political party and has even prepared
Political Parties & Elections
October 14, 2021
October 12, 2021
Burhanuddin Muhtadi, Norshahril Saat – The current internal struggle within the PDI-P to determine the party's 2024 presidential nominee will have a significant bearing on how broader p
October 10, 2021
Imam Budilaksono, Suharto, Jakarta – The Greater Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party has outlined the reason behind its chairman Prabowo Subianto's third bid for presidency in 2024.
September 30, 2021
Lila Sari – In this in-depth analysis, published in two parts this week, Lila Sari looks at vaccine distribution in Indonesia, and the surprising entrance of political parties into the
September 29, 2021
Lila Sari – What role exactly do the political parties play in vaccine distribution? How do they access the vaccines, how do their approaches differ and what motivates them?
September 10, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Chairman of the Democrat Party, Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (AHY), stated that his party would continue to stay out of the ruling coalition and consistently deliver
September 3, 2021
Max Lane – Early presidential bids by some Indonesian politicians have highlighted the lack of any policy debate in mainstream Indonesian politics.
September 1, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A diocese in Catholic-majority Timor-Leste has officially suspended from priestly duties a cleric who intends to run for president next year.
August 31, 2021
Syafiq Hasyim – Speculation of the possibility of Indonesian President Jokowi seeking a third term in office remains rife.
August 25, 2021
Jakarta – The National Mandate Party, or PAN, has joined the coalition of political parties supporting the Joko "Jokowi" Widodo government, an aide of the president said on Wednesday.
August 15, 2021
Erwida Maulia, Jakarta – Indonesia's next presidential election is still two and a half years away, but campaigning to succeed Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is already getting into swing.
August 9, 2021
Syailendra Persada, Jakarta – The head of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP)'s general election campaign team, Bambang Wuryanto, has denied allegations that the installa
July 15, 2021
Luthfi T. Dzulfikar, Ella S. Prihatini and Muhammad Fajar – Millennials and Gen Z form more than half the population of Indonesia – the world's third-largest democracy.
June 24, 2021
Jakarta – A number of politicians in Senayan are campaigning for an extension to the presidential term limit to three terms. This is a betrayal of the 1998 reformasi spirit.
June 8, 2021
Jeffrey Hutton, Jakarta – When parliamentary Speaker Puan Maharani, the daughter of former president Megawati Sukarnoputri, arrived at the headquarters of the Indonesian Democratic Part
June 7, 2021
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The political competition ahead of the 2024 presidential election has started to ignite even though no political parties have officially declared their candidate
June 4, 2021
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The head of the Socio-politics Department of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Arya Fernandes, said Friday the country lacked an
May 6, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – Gerindra Party secretary Ahmad Muzani said on Thursday, May 6, 2021, that the party members are hoping that the party's chairperson and current Defense Minister Prabow
April 23, 2021
Jakarta – The internal conflict in the National Awakening Party (PKB) must be resolved democratically. There must be no government intervention.
April 15, 2021
Markus Junianto Sihaloho, Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – The Constitutional Court on Thursday disqualified an elected district head in East Nusa Tenggara after it was revealed that he is in f
March 18, 2021
Jakarta – Conquering the Democrat Party – through Moeldoko or 'defanged' Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono – for temporary benefits of Jokowi is more than just a power play.
March 17, 2021
Jakarta – Hundreds of regions across the country in 2022-2024 will be led by acting regional heads appointed by the central government.
March 16, 2021
Erwida Maulia, Jakarta – Indonesia's multiparty political system is at risk of splintering further after an apparent coup in a former ruling party.
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Presidential Staff Deputy V, Jaleswari Pramodhawardani, called a stop to the public discourse alleging the government of attempting to pass a law that extends a p
March 15, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Deputy Speaker Hidayat Nur Wahid confirmed there was no agenda to propose an amendment to the 1945 Constitution (UUD 1945) to allo