10:54 am January 9, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia’s cement sales last year were below target, dragged down by negative sentiment from the presidential and legislative elections.
12:37 am December 30, 2014 | No Comment
The year 2014 is seen as the beginning of Indonesia’s new democratic era after a transitional reform period marked by two major political events: the country’s fourth democratic legislative elections and the third direct presidential race.
8:17 pm September 15, 2014 | No Comment
Nowhere is the trinity of resource exploitation, resistance to reform, and lack of development as stark as in Papua, Indonesia’s easternmost province.
12:35 am September 3, 2014 | 7 Comments
The lingering resentment from Indonesia’s bitterly contested presidential election has for weeks now seen politicians from the camp of losing candidate Prabowo Subianto continue to wage a war of words against President-elect Joko Widodo.
1:41 pm September 2, 2014 | 5 Comments
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Tuesday said he supports the role of Prabowo Subianto’s Merah Putih coalition in serving as a balancing party to the incoming government under President-Elect Joko Widodo, despite having encouraged his Democratic Party last month not to align themselves with the coalition.
5:40 pm August 28, 2014 | 1 Comment
Aides insist President-elect Joko Widodo’s amateurish campaign does not presage an equally tepid and directionless presidency. A close media advisor said the near-miss will make him a stronger leader.
7:45 pm August 22, 2014 | 6 Comments
If Joko Widodo's supporters thought that Thursday's Constitutional Court ruling had removed the final obstacle standing between their man and the State Palace — they had underestimated the ability of Indonesian law to throw in one last Kafkaesque twist.
12:05 am August 22, 2014 | 5 Comments
The Constitutional Court has upheld the General Election Commission’s decision to officially declare Joko Widodo the winner of Indonesia's July 9 presidential election.
10:09 pm August 21, 2014 | 17 Comments
The Merah Putih coalition, which supported losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, expressed disappointment at the Constitutional Court’s ruling that rejected Prabowo’s challenge to the election results.
7:30 pm August 21, 2014 | 2 Comments
The list of people eligible to vote in the July 9 presidential election, one of the main points of contention in Prabowo Subianto's lawsuit to dispute the result of the vote, was carefully composed and played no role in any alleged election fraud, the Constitutional Court said on Thursday.
5:24 pm August 21, 2014 | 3 Comments
The country's electoral ethics council said that it would sanction some electoral officers for opening some ballot boxes in violation of regulations.
3:18 pm August 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has urged the supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto and his running mate Hatta Rajasa to not disturb the public order as part of rallies related to the election dispute ruling at the Constitutional Court.
3:18 pm August 21, 2014 | 9 Comments
Police fired water cannons and tear gas on a mob of supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto attempting to storm the Constitutional Court on Thursday as the judges began reading out their verdict in the candidate’s challenge to the results of the July 9 election.
2:36 pm August 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
The National Police has beefed up security measures across the capital on Thursday as masses gathered in areas surrounding the Constitutional Court in Central Jakarta ahead of the court’s ruling on the presidential election dispute.