1:11 pm October 31, 2013 | No Comment
A senior member of the Indonesian Democracy Party of Struggle (PDI-P) said on Thursday that the party held no objection to nominating Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo as a presidential candidate in the 2014 national election.
8:55 am October 17, 2013 | No Comment
Puan Maharani, a senior member of the country’s main opposition party, has warned the group’s regional treasurers to manage campaign funds carefully, saying that any accounting discrepancy could disqualify the party from next year’s legislative and presidential polls. “Let’s say we win [the election]. When our finances are audited and the figures don’t match, the more »
9:22 am May 29, 2013 | 14 Comments
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo’s chances of snaring the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle nomination for next year’s presidential election were given a boost on Tuesday when a senior party official said he would be a contender if he proved his ability as leader of the capital city. The comments from Puan Maharani, the head of more »
1:00 am May 24, 2013 | 3 Comments
  Of Indonesia’s three biggest political parties, the Golkar Party has already named its presidential candidate for next year’s election, while the Democratic Party is set to hold a convention next month to vet possible contenders. Smaller players are also busy touting their own candidates’ prospects, as is the case with the Great Indonesia Movement more »
4:07 pm May 1, 2013 | 1 Comment
Jayapura & Sorong. The Indonesian government’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the integration of Papua on Wednesday was overshadowed by pro-independence flags being raised across the region and reports of a deadly shooting of separatist activists by police. Police allegedly killed two activists and arrested six others after reporters witnessed them raising the Free more »