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January 31, 2023

Tempo - January 31, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Ima Dini Shafira and Imaji Lasahido (Intern), Jakarta – A team of volunteers for Anies Baswedan who are also a member of the Indonesian Collaborative Secretariat (S

January 30, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 30, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The Golkar Party is looking to receive a boost of power ahead of the 2024 elections with the arrival of West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil as a new member.

Sydney Morning Herald - January 30, 2023

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – When Joko Widodo quipped in November that a "white haired" leader would best serve Indonesia when his time was up, it was seen as a

January 29, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 29, 2023

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – There is no doubt that former Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan is one of the strongest candidates for the 2024 presidential election but the three-party coalit

Tempo - January 29, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) welcomed President Joko Widodo's (Jokowi's) youngest son, Kaesang Pangarep, who showed interest in politics, to foll

January 27, 2023

Straits Times - January 27, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo's two sons are set to follow in his political footsteps in the 2024 elections, reported The Jakarta Post.

Jakarta Post - January 27, 2023

Medan, North Sumatra – Two days after meeting with President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's son and Surakarta Mayor Gibran Rakabuming Raka, Gerindra Party chair Prabowo Subianto visited Medan o

Jakarta Post - January 27, 2023

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Gerindra Party leader Prabowo Subianto has thrown his support behind President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's son-in-law Bobby Nasution, the mayor of Medan, to run for

January 26, 2023

Tempo - January 26, 2023

Ayu Cipta, Tangerang – Former governor of Banten Wahidin Halim was terrorized with a sack full of cobras at his house in Pinang, Tangerang City, early Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

Jakarta Post - January 26, 2023

Surakarta, Central Java – Mayor of Surakarta Gibran Rakabuming Raka held a meeting with Gerindra Party chairman Prabowo Subianto on Tuesday, during which the two politicians held a disc

January 25, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 25, 2023

Fikri Harish, Jakarta – In inaugurating a joint secretariat, the Gerindra Party-National Awakening Party (PKB) electoral alliance has moved one step closer to cementing its bid for the

Straits Times - January 25, 2023

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – With a year to go before Indonesia's general election, a survey conducted by President Joko Widodo's camp has thrown up the strong possibility of pairin

January 23, 2023

Kompas.com - January 23, 2023

Jakarta – The chairperson of the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle's (PDI-P) Central Leadership Board, Puan Maharani, has again become the become the focus of public attent

Jakarta Globe - January 23, 2023

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Sandiaga Uno attended an event hosted by the Great Indonesia Movement Party, or Gerindra, in Jakarta on Monday in a gesture of loyalty after being linked to a m

Kompas.com - January 23, 2023

Syakirun Niam, Jakarta – The Indonesian Association of Villages (Apdesi) says that the political parties (parpol) are "enticing" village heads (kades) with a proposal to extend their te

January 20, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 20, 2023

Jakarta – Golkar will continue to nominate party chairman Airlangga Hartarto following the decision to recruit popular West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil as the party's new deputy chairman

Tempo - January 20, 2023

Maria Arimbi Haryas Prabawanti, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, in a Cabinet plenary meeting aired on the Presidential Secretariat's Office Youtube channel, announced

January 19, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 19, 2023

Fikri Harish, Jakarta – West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil, who has risen to the top in the race for the vice-presidential seat in many recent polls, has officially joined the Golkar Party

Jakarta Post - January 19, 2023

Jakarta – Surakarta Mayor Gibran Rakabuming Raka, the eldest son of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, had a meeting with his father on Tuesday at Bogor Palace in West Java to discuss nati

January 18, 2023

Kompas.com - January 18, 2023

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The General Elections Commission (KPU) was again the target of scores of demonstrators on Wednesday January 18.

Jakarta Post - January 18, 2023

Jakarta – West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil, popularly known by the nickname "Emil", has said he plans to join the Golkar Party and make an announcement about his 2024 bid for the vice pr

January 17, 2023

Kompas.com - January 17, 2023

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – A group of demonstrators calling themselves the National Democrat Student League (LMND) held a protest action in front of the General Elections Commission (

January 16, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 16, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) may have come out at the top in the last two general elections, but whether it can score a hat-trick i

January 13, 2023

Kompas.com - January 13, 2023

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Central Leadership Board (DPP) Chairperson Puan Maharani is well aware that many people do not like her.

January 12, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 12, 2023

Jakarta – Gibran Rakabuming Raka, the eldest son of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, has denied rumors that he is planning to run for Jakarta governor.

Jakarta Post - January 12, 2023

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo teased on Wednesday that he could back Star and Crescent Party (PBB) chairman Yusril Ihza Mahendra if the former law minister and senior politic

January 11, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 11, 2023

Yerica Lai, Jakarta – Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chair Megawati Soekarnoputri sought to reassert her authority at the party's 50th anniversary gathering on Tuesday,

Kompas.com - January 11, 2023

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – A public hearing (RDPU) on Wednesday January 11 between the House of Representatives (DPR) Commission II and an alliance of non-government (LSM) organisatio

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 11, 2023

Jakarta – Functions held by the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) are akin to state events during the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, with full media cov

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 11, 2023

Jakarta – If democracy, at its core, means the rule of the people, the prevailing open-list electoral system should stand, despite its imperfections.

January 10, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 10, 2023

Jakarta – Defying expectations that she would announce the presidential pick of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) today, chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri said she was

Jakarta Globe - January 10, 2023

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – A political science expert from Gadjah Mada University, or UGM, recommended that the upcoming general elections employ primary elections to indicate an initia

Jakarta Post - January 10, 2023

Jakarta – In a speech to mark the 50th anniversary of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri paid tribute to several women leaders, inclu

January 9, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 9, 2023

Jakarta – House of Representatives Speaker Puan Maharani said on Monday that chairperson of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Megawati Soekarnoputri had made up her mi

Jakarta Post - January 9, 2023

Fikri Harish, Jakarta – Eight out of nine political parties at the House of Representatives have reiterated their strong opposition to a push to return to a closed-list electoral system

January 8, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 8, 2023

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Hearsay reports have spread rapidly that Sandiaga Uno is considering jumping ship for the United Development Party, or PPP, after he was seen attending events h

January 6, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 6, 2023

Jakarta – Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo's electability has ticked up slightly amid speculation that the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) matriarch Megawati

December 30, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 30, 2022

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – General Election Commission (KPU) Chairman Hasyim Asy'ari dismissed media reports alleging that he supports an indirect voting system as misleading, saying in

December 28, 2022

Tempo - December 28, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The General Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) has urged state civil apparatus to maintain their political neutrality in the run-up to the 2024 General Elections.

December 27, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 27, 2022

Jakarta – Hopes were high for a robust democracy in Indonesia when new political parties sprung up nearly 25 years ago.

December 26, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 26, 2022

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Former Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan will win in West Java, Banten and Jakarta; Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo will win in Central and East Java;

Tempo - December 26, 2022

Septia Ryanthie, Imaji Lasahido (Intern), Karanganyar – The arrival of the leading candidate for the NasDem party, Anies Baswedan, at a wedding reception for the first daughter of a lec

December 23, 2022

Kompas.com - December 23, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – A number of political parties that failed to pass the electoral verification process to take part in the 2024 elections have joined together under the "Move

December 21, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 21, 2022

Fikri Harish, Jakarta – Having the experience of contesting the 2019 presidential election under his belt, social-media savvy Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno is consi

Kompas.com - December 21, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – An alliance of non-government organisations calling themselves the Civil Society for Safeguarding Clean Elections reported 10 General Election Commission (K

December 20, 2022

CNN Indonesia - December 20, 2022

Jakarta – A regional General Elections Commission (KPUD) commissioner has revealed the threats made by KPU national Commissioner Idham Holik so that they would change the status of the

December 19, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 19, 2022

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Recent allegations of data manipulation during the factual verification of political parties aspiring to contest the 2024 legislative elections have cloud

December 18, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 18, 2022

Maria Fatima Bona, Jakarta – A number of non-governmental groups on Sunday accused the General Election Commission, or KPU, of fraudulently approving several political parties to compet

Kompas.com - December 18, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Monitoring Clean Elections has demanded that the General Election Commission (KPU) conduct an audit of its Political Party I

December 16, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 16, 2022

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesian political parties tend to focus heavily on promotional gimmicks in their attempt to differ themselves from others and attract extra attention from