Political Parties & Elections
March 15, 2019
Lisye Sri Rahayu, Jakarta – Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is known to hold land use rights (HGU) over thousands of hectares of land in Aceh and East Kalimantan.
March 14, 2019
Jakarta – Chinese and Russian hackers are attacking Indonesia's voter data base in a bid to disrupt the country's upcoming presidential election, according to a senior election commiss
March 13, 2019
While the release of Siti Aisyah – one of the two women accused of assassinating Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un – was warmly welcomed in Indonesia, i
Dimas Jarot Bayu – A recent survey by Concept Indonesia (Konsepindo) shows that only four political parties will gain seats in the national parliament in the 2019 general election (pem
With just a little over a month until Indonesia's presidential election on April 17, candidate Prabowo Subianto seems to be going from scandal to scandal on the campaign trail.
M Iqbal, Jakarta – Victims of forced land evictions at the Cikuasa Beach and Kramat Raya in Cilegon City, Banten province, have declared that they will golput or abstain from voting in
The spokespeople for presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have been having to explain a lot of their leader's more outlandish behavior recently.
March 12, 2019
Marguerite Afra Sapiie and Karina M.
March 11, 2019
Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, who is facing off against incumbent President Joko Widodo at the polls soon on April 17, is facing a very hard path to the presidency, at least
Jakarta – Heavy metal musicians teamed up with democracy campaigners to stage a free concert in Surakarta, Central Java, in a bid to get young people to vote in the elections next mont
March 8, 2019
James Massola and Karuni Rompies, Jakarta – In 2014, when former Indonesian general Prabowo Subianto faced off against Jakarta's political cleanskin former governor Joko Widodo, some f
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Voxpol Center Research and Consulting Executive Director Pangi Syarwi Chaniago argues that Prabowo Subianto's political rival intentionally wants Gerindra
Jakarta – False claims against President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, that he is a communist, a Chinese descendant, a non-Muslim or a bad Muslim, are making the rounds again in the run up to
March 7, 2019
Jakarta – Presidential candidate pair Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Ma'ruf Amin campaign team spokesperson Ace Hasan Syadzily said he was sure the incumbent pair would be unstoppable in the
Kosim Rahman – Former members of the recently banned Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) group, which had previously campaigned for radical Islamic ideas, is believed to be supporting the 02
March 3, 2019
N. Adri, Jakarta and Balikpapan – National Police deputy chief Comr. Gen.
Nurul Fitri Ramadhani, Jakarta – It is less than a month before election day, yet the Democratic Party is still preoccupied with its own targets for the legislative election while not
March 2, 2019
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo received support for his re-election bid from several relatives of Sandiaga Uno, the running mate of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, during an
February 28, 2019
Max Lane, Jakarta – The second televised debate between Indonesia's two presidential contenders, the incumbent Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his challenger, Prabowo Subianto, on Feb.
February 26, 2019
Jakarta – Six people named Tuhan (God) are registered to vote in Jember, East Java, in the April 17 general elections.
February 25, 2019
Nurul Fitri Ramadhani and Suherdjoko, Jakarta and Semarang – The Central Java Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu Central Java) said on Saturday that Central Java Governor Ganjar Pra
News Desk, Jakarta – Vice-presidential candidate Sandiaga Uno received a less-than-friendly welcome as he hit the campaign trail in areas that strongly support President Joko "Jokowi"
Jakarta – Gerindra Party chairman and presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto joked about his wealth during a recent campaign event in Lamongan regency, East Java, in the wake of criti