Michael Leach – After a year of upheaval, Timor-Leste politics entered 2021 in an interesting place.
Political Parties & Elections
February 19, 2021
February 12, 2021
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The National Resilience Institute (Lemhannas) Governor Agus Widjojo on Thursday said that the results of the 2020 simultaneous regional head elections (Pilkada)
February 3, 2021
Dion Bisara, Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – A United States citizen has run for a district head election in Sabu Raijua, a region in one of Indonesia's poorest provinces East Nusa Tenggara, a
February 2, 2021
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Carlos K.Y.
January 7, 2021
The once-popular popularity-boosting method of blusukan may be outdated in Indonesia with the ridicule of a recent stunt involving newly-appointed Social Affairs Minister Tri Rismaharin
December 24, 2020
Rui Graca Feijo – Timor-Leste is a surprising success story in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 22, 2020
Jakarta – The General Elections Committee (KPU) said it would be ready to face regional election disputes filed by losing candidates with the Constitutional Court.
December 21, 2020
Irwan Syambudi & Mohammad Bernie – There were 68 independent or individual candidates who contested the December 9 election of regional heads (Pilkada), but according to the General
December 20, 2020
Jakarta – National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) head Suharso Monoarfa has been appointed chairman of the United Development Party (PPP) for the 2020-2025 period by acclamation
Haris Prabowo – The total number of people who used their right to vote in the December 9 election of regional heads was low in several parts of the country.
December 11, 2020
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – A number of incumbents in the North Sumatra regional elections are losing to challengers who have strong support from many political parties, quick counts have
December 10, 2020
Jakarta – An epidemiologist has warned of a potential surge in COVID-19 cases in the coming weeks as the polls closed yesterday for the 2020 regional elections (Pilkada).
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Several candidates affiliated with political dynasties are predicted to win in the 2020 Regional Head Election or Pilkada.Although the official result ha
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The national Covid-19 mitigation task force spokesman Wiku Adisasmito published critical evaluations related to the implementation of the 2020 Regional Head Elect
December 9, 2020
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The General Election Commission (KPU) reported problems in distributing the logistics of the 2020 Regional Election in several regions of Papua, particul
Stanley Widianto, Yuddy Cahya Budiman, Jakarta/Depok, Indonesia – Indonesians streamed into polling stations to vote in regional elections on Wednesday, with health experts warning of t
Jakarta – The son and son-in-law of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo won mayoral elections in their respective city on Wednesday, according to quick count results by credible research age
Indonesians have headed to the polls to vote in regional elections as health experts warn of the risk of new coronavirus clusters emerging across the country.
Andi Hajramurni and Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Makassar – The exposure of a number of regional election candidates and current leaders to COVID-19 has somewhat marred this year's celebration
Shotaro Tani, Jakarta – The eldest son of Indonesian President Joko Widodo is set to become the new mayor of Solo, a position that propelled his father into political stardom, unofficia
December 8, 2020
Resty Woro Yuniar (South China Morning Post) – More than 100 million people are eligible to vote in Indonesia's regional elections on Wednesday (Dec 2), making it one of the largest suc
Jakarta – The General Elections Commission (KPU) is determined to provide a way for self-isolating and hospitalized people with COVID-19 to exercise their voting rights in the simultane
Ati Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Tomorrow more than 106 million Indonesians will vote for elect nine governors, 224 municipal regents and 37 mayors.
Jakarta – Hundreds of polling station officers across 12 regencies and cities in South Sulawesi have shown reactive results after taking COVID-19 rapid tests ahead of the simultaneous r