Beritasatu, Jakarta – Former ruling party Golkar is set for a heated chairmanship election as two of its strong men prepare to face each other in a national congress in December.
Political Parties & Elections
November 8, 2019
Jakarta – Amid tension between two ruling coalition members, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) and the NasDem Party, PDI-P chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri is slated
November 5, 2019
Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's national election organizing agency said it has received budgetary approval for Rp 9.8 trillion ($701 million) to hold next year's regional elections in n
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – A volunteer for former presidential and VP candidates Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno, Lieus Sungkharisma said that he is able to accept the fact that the op
November 4, 2019
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Golkar Party senior politician Agun Gunandjar Sudarsa was openly worried about his party's internal dynamics in the wake of Golkar's national deliberati
November 1, 2019
Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – A move to have Indonesia revert back to the 1945 Constitution, which would end the current practice of people directly electing a president, appears to
October 25, 2019
Jakarta – The announcement and inauguration of the new Advance Indonesia Cabinet members by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Ma'ruf Amin has attracted a variety of res
October 23, 2019
After two highly charged electoral contests between political rivals Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Prabowo Subianto, relations between their respective supporters have grown tense, even dev
October 22, 2019
James Massola, Jakarta – In six short months, they have gone from mortal political enemies to – seemingly – political allies who will work together in Indonesia's next cabinet.
October 17, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – Great Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party Secretary General Ahmad Muzani said he was keen to see the party leader, Prabowo Subianto, join the coalition of the Joko W
October 15, 2019
Jakarta – Gerindra and Golkar, two of the country's largest political parties, have agreed to work together to maintain Indonesia's stability, following a meeting between Gerindra Part
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has been meeting with chairmen of opposition parties in the past few days to – as he said – "discuss future challenges for the
Jakarta – The Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) has reiterated its determination to remain an opposition party despite its former allies edging closer to joining the ruling coalition.
October 13, 2019
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – NasDem Party chairman Surya Paloh is scheduled to meet Gerindra Party chairman Prabowo Subianto on Sunday night at the former's residence in South Jakarta.
October 8, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – Gerindra Party secretary-general Ahmad Muzani says a number of attempts have been made by the government in power to persuade his political party, known to be siding
October 3, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesia's General Elections Commission (KPU) is set to ban people with a track record of committing adultery, gambling, drinking as well as using and trading drugs from run
September 23, 2019
Jakarta – Gibran Rakabuming Raka, the eldest son of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, applied for membership of the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P, in Solo on M
September 4, 2019
Johannes Nugroho – The election of President Joko Widodo in 2014 has often been described as a watershed moment in Indonesian political history.
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
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
On 9 August, the Constitutional Court resolved the final dispute over the 2019 election results.
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
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)