6:16 pm April 17, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia's oldest Islamic party was in turmoil on Friday after United Development Party (PPP) party chairman and serving Religious Affairs Minister Suryadharma Ali expelled five senior members who had tried to oust him for his very public courting of presidential hopeful, Prabowo Subianto.
1:17 pm April 17, 2014 | 4 Comments
Many of the approximately 230,000 candidates running for seats in local and national legislatures across the world's biggest archipelago nation invested huge amounts of their own money to fund campaigns, but some are now paying an even greater price.
8:45 am April 17, 2014 | No Comment
With a next round of political campaigning due for the presidential election, experts have called for stricter regulations to ensure fairness in televised political coverage, emphasizing the need to observe high journalistic standards.
4:21 pm April 16, 2014 | 4 Comments
The governor of Sulawesi's Gorontalo Province said Wednesday he had ordered all civil servants to attend mass prayer sessions and religious sermons in a bid to stop adultery.
2:23 pm April 16, 2014 | No Comment
The window for registrations for Indonesia’s presidential election in July will open next month, the national polling body announced on Tuesday.
2:13 pm April 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
Governor Joko Widodo has been criticized for losing focus on running Southeast Asia's largest city because the of the amount of time he has been forced to spend hashing out coalition terms with other political parties in his bid to become president.
9:08 am April 16, 2014 | No Comment
North Sumatra police on Wednesday said they were still investigating the burning of eleven ballot boxes in South Nias's Lolomatua subdistrict.
8:55 am April 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
Jakarta. In Jakarta to deliver a public lecture on relations with Indonesia, former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday took on questioners who challenged him on his party’s longstanding repression of civil liberties and opposition movements.
8:40 am April 16, 2014 | No Comment
A top graft buster and celebrated human rights lawyer has urged the country’s highest court to end the House of Representatives’ monopoly on selecting leaders for the national antigraft body, calling the move unconstitutional.