5:49 pm August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment
To provide readers with better access to the latest news, Jakarta Globe, a part of Beritasatu Media Holdings, can now be accessed in the all-new BeritaSatu mobile app, available for tablet and smartphone users.
5:32 pm July 10, 2014 | No Comment
The presidential election is undoubtedly the most important event in Indonesia this year. The two presidential candidates — former Army commander Prabowo Subianto and businessman-turned-politician Joko “Jokowi” Widodo — have become the hottest topic in the country. Discussions about them are taking place everywhere: in homes, at work, in schools and in cabs. Singapore-based Internet […]
5:40 pm July 4, 2014 | No Comment
Prabowo Subianto Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra), Gerindra Advisory Board Chairman Previous: Special Armed Forces Commander (1996-1998) The Army Strategic Reserve Commander (1998) Education: Armed Forces Academy (1970-1974) Born: Oct. 17, 1951 in Jakarta Parents: Soemitro Djojohadikusumo and Dora Sigar Wife: Titiek Suharto (Divorced) Children: Didit Prabowo Website: www.prabowosubianto.com Facebook: Prabowo Subianto (Official Fan Page) […]
7:59 pm June 29, 2014 | No Comment
The Vice Presidential Debate tonight will see Hatta Rajasa and Jusuf Kalla debate issues ahead of the upcoming presidential election. Here we outline the biographical information of the vice presidential candidates side by side.
12:51 pm June 9, 2014 | 8 Comments
The Indonesian presidential and vice presidential candidates will face off in the first of five debates organized by the General Election Commission (KPU) in Balai Sarbini, Plaza Semanggi, Central Jakarta, on Monday. The debate will focus on the process of institutionalizing democracy, clean government and law enforcement — a topic that has certainly captured the […]
2:46 pm April 8, 2014 | No Comment
Since its independence in 1945, Indonesia has held ten elections in the years 1955, 1971, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 1999, 2004 and 2009. During Suharto’s New Order era, the Golkar Party won every election — six in total. Among all elections held in Indonesia, the 1955 and 2004 elections are the most noteworthy. The […]
12:14 am April 8, 2014 | No Comment
The Regional Consultative Council (DPD), one of Indonesia's high legislative institutions, was formed on October 1, 2004 by the third amendment to the nation's constitution, which was intended to give voice to local interests at the national level.