11:55 pm October 28, 2014 | No Comment
Puan Maharani, the newly appointed coordinating minister for human development and cultural affairs, says she will launch the Indonesian Health Card and the Indonesian Smart Card â€” two programs promised by President Joko Widodo in his campaign platform â€” as early as next month.
3:14 pm October 28, 2014 | No Comment
Puan Maharani, the nation's new coordinating minister for human resources development and culture, has a reported total wealth of more than $2.8 million, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said on Tuesday.
8:57 am July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment
After winning Indonesiaâ€™s closest ever presidential election, Joko â€śJokowiâ€ť Widodo now faces what could be his toughest battle yet â€” winning over his own party.
11:56 am July 10, 2014 | No Comment
Parliamentary watchdogs have lashed out at political parties supporting presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto over a move that will deny the party of rival Joko Widodo the leadership of the next House of Representatives. â€śThe recent talks that took place at the House were petty and rushed, and were not based on sound arguments,â€ť Roy Salam, […]
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 countryâ€™s main opposition party, has warned the groupâ€™s regional treasurers to manage campaign funds carefully, saying that any accounting discrepancy could disqualify the party from next yearâ€™s legislative and presidential polls. â€śLetâ€™s say we win [the election]. When our finances are audited and the figures donâ€™t match, the […]
9:22 am May 29, 2013 | 24 Comments
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodoâ€™s chances of snaring the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle nomination for next yearâ€™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 […]
1:00 am May 24, 2013 | 3 Comments
Of Indonesiaâ€™s three biggest political parties, the Golkar Party has already named its presidential candidate for next yearâ€™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 candidatesâ€™ prospects, as is the case with the Great Indonesia Movement […]
4:07 pm May 1, 2013 | 3 Comments
Jayapura & Sorong. The Indonesian governmentâ€™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 […]