Monday, 10 Zulqaidah 1439 / 23 July 2018

Monday, 10 Zulqaidah 1439 / 23 July 2018

INDEX BERITA

Political Pragmatism and Election Quality

Tuesday, 20 Jun 2017 22:43 WIB

By : Datuak Tjumano *) REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, The discussion on the Bill on the Implementation of General Elections (Bill of Election) by the legislator and the government is quite tough. Dragging the...

Tri Rismaharini has same change as other governor candidate

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 07:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini will have the same chance as other candidate if she runs for the Jakarta governorship in 2017, an Indonesian Democratic Party of...

Whisnu ready to replace Risma to lead Surabaya

Thursday, 04 Aug 2016 23:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SURABAYA -- Surabaya Vice Mayor Whisnu Sakti Buana is ready to receive a mandate from his Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) to replace Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini...

PDIP not yet responds to support for Risma to run for Jakarta governorship

Wednesday, 03 Aug 2016 22:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SURABAYA -- The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) of the Surabaya chapter has not responded to several quarters' call for Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini to run for...

Kremlin: US covering up election intrigue by demonising Russia

Monday, 01 Aug 2016 22:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MOSCOW -- The Kremlin said on Monday that US allegations Moscow was behind the hacking of Democratic Party emails were part of a cover-up designed to hide the...

New KPU chairman calls for maintaining unity

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016 22:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- New Chairman of the General Election Commission (KPU) Juri Ardiantoro has urged all commissioners and other officials of the body to maintain unity."Internally, I request the...

General election commission appoints new chairman

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016 21:59 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Commissioner of the General Election Commission (KPU) Juri Ardiantoro has been appointed as the commission's new chairman to succeed the deceased Husni Kamil Manik.Ardiantoro was elected...

Mexico conservative opposition leads 2018 presidential field

Friday, 08 Jul 2016 16:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's opposition conservatives would take back the presidency from the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, if the next election, scheduled for 2018, were held...

Man arrested at Trump rally said he wanted to shoot candidate

Tuesday, 21 Jun 2016 20:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LOS ANGELES -- A man arrested over the weekend trying to wrestle a gun from a police officer at a Las Vegas rally held by Republican presidential candidate...

Money politics still haunting 2017 election

Friday, 17 Jun 2016 05:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SEMARANG -- Political scientist from the University of Diponegoro, Teguh Yuwono argued, that  political money will still haunt the local elections simultaneously in February 2017. Money politic is...

Regional election law could undermine commission's independence

Sunday, 12 Jun 2016 19:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Chairman of the Jakarta General Election Commission (KPU DKI) Sumarno has viewed that one of the articles of the newly revised 2015 Regional Head Elections Law...

Haiti commission recommends scrapping disputed election results

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 19:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PORT AU PRINCE -- Haiti should abandon a flawed election and start from scratch, a commission set up to re-examine first round results said on Monday, a decision...

President: Law on regional head election should be permanent

Monday, 30 May 2016 22:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has emphasized the need to have a law on regional head elections, which is of a permanent nature."We could no longer remain...

Republicans Cruz, Kasich reach 'stop-Trump' deal

Monday, 25 Apr 2016 20:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WASHINGTON -- Republican White House rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced a deal on Sunday to stay out of each other's way in some upcoming state primaries...

Haiti says election could drag on for months

Monday, 25 Apr 2016 20:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PORT-au-PRINCE -- Haiti's repeatedly postponed presidential election may not happen until October, President Jocelerme Privert said on Sunday, as street protests erupted on the day the impoverished Caribbean...

China says taiwan President-elect must prove does not back independence

Thursday, 10 Mar 2016 21:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Beijing -- Taiwan president-elect Tsai Ing-wen must "prove" her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is not pro-independence before Beijing will deal with her, a senior member of China's largely...

Ahok prefers Heru in gubernatorial election

Saturday, 05 Mar 2016 08:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama assessed that changes in Indonesia can be obtained if the public trust by bureaucrats, politicians and political parties. Through his duet...

United States election and Indonesia’s national interest

Friday, 26 Feb 2016 21:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Azhari Setiawan *) The United States (US) Presidential Election of 2016 scheduled on 8 November 2016 will be the 58th quadrennial US Presidential Election. The US Election for...

Top Iranian leader urges nation to elect parliament that can stand up to US

Wednesday, 24 Feb 2016 21:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TEHRAN -- Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, called on Wednesday the nation to form a parliament that can stand up to the United States."Iran needs a brave...

Study: Twitter not reliable predictor of election outcome

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016 16:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NEW YORK -- In politics, it is said that all press is good press. But that does not necessarily apply to tweets, according to a study released this...

Ahok ready to face many candidates in 2017 gubernatorial election

Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 15:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or known as Ahok sait that he was not worry if several figures ran for 2017 gubernatorial election. He said it...

Thai Junta chief vows 2017 elections even if charter rejected

Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 19:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANGKOK -- Thailand's junta chief on Tuesday vowed to hold a general election in the summer of 2017 even if a new constitution penned by regime appointees is...

Tsai heading for victory in Taiwan polls

Sunday, 17 Jan 2016 16:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TAIPEI -- Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan's main opposition party was on course for a landslide election victory Saturday, a win that would make her the island's first female...

Vote count starts in Taiwan in historic presidential polls

Sunday, 17 Jan 2016 14:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TAIPEI -- Presidential polls closed in Taiwan Saturday afternoon and the count began, with the island expected to elect its first female leader in a historic vote likely...

Public discontent leads to ruling party's defeat in Venezuela

Tuesday, 08 Dec 2015 16:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CARACAS -- The defeat of the ruling party in Sunday's parliamentary elections had more to do with social discontent than popularity of the political opposition, said a political...

Myanmar's top leaders to hold talks with Suu Kyi

Monday, 30 Nov 2015 20:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON -- Myanmar's top leaders will hold talks this week with opposition chief Aung San Suu Kyi, the first since her party's landmark election success, officials said Monday.Uncertainty...

Minister hopes simultaneous regional head elections to run peacefully

Sunday, 15 Nov 2015 17:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SEMARANG -- Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo has expressed his hope that the simultaneous regional head elections to be peaceful, safe and democratic.Peaceful and democratic regional head elections...

Suu Kyi reaches out to military with big landslide in sight

Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 08:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON -- Myanmar's democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi, moving closer to an absolute majority in parliament on Wednesday, requested a meeting with the president and the powerful...

Unease and expectation as Myanmar prepares to vote

Saturday, 07 Nov 2015 21:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON -- Final preparations were underway Saturday for Myanmar's first meaningful election in a generation, the day before the historic poll that could see Aung San Suu Kyi's...

West urges Myanmar to hold hair election and puch reforms

Friday, 06 Nov 2015 22:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, GENEVA -- Western powers on Friday urged Myanmar to hold a fair and transparent election on Sunday and pave the way for greater democracy, including citizenship for minority...

Election brings hope, fear for Myanmar refugees stuck in Limbo

Wednesday, 04 Nov 2015 16:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MAE SOT -- For refugees from Myanmar living in camps just across the border in Thailand, a landmark election in their homeland triggers mixed emotions - hope that...

Minister: Local election will not be postponed

Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 10:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Minister of Home Affairs, Tjahjo Kumolo, said simultaneously election of regional heads would not be postponed, even though some parts of the country was hit by...

Polls predict solid conservative victory in Poland

Saturday, 24 Oct 2015 19:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WARSAW -- Poland's conservative opposition is poised to win Sunday's general election, according to final polls, which suggest its welfare promises and anti-refugee rhetoric have helped clinch a...

EU to deploy Myanmar election observers

Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 02:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BRUSSELS -- The EU said Tuesday it will for the first time deploy observers in Myanmar's upcoming elections when the opposition led by Aung San Suu Kyi is...

MPR: Regional election to improve democratic system in Indonesia

Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 11:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Deputy Chairman of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR), Oesman Sapta Odang expects the implementation of the simultaneous regional elections to improve the quality of democracy...

Airin and Benyamin committed seven campaign violations

Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 12:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TANGERANG -- The pair of incumbent candidates of South Tangerang election, Airin Rachmi Diany and Benyamin Davnie allegedly committed seven violations during the initial period of election campaign....

Morocco's ruling Islamist party leads in regional elections

Sunday, 06 Sep 2015 18:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, RABAT -- Morocco's ruling Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) took the lead in the regional elections and made significant advance in Friday's municipal elections, the Interior Ministry...

Muhammadiyah voting can be monitored by online

Wednesday, 05 Aug 2015 17:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MAKASSAR -- After selecting candidates for the chairman of Muhammadiyah in Tanwir meeting, thousands muktamirin (participants) will elect 13 names of management.The elections start at 08.00 pm in...

US says Burundi elections not credible

Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 13:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WASHINGTON -- The United States said Burundi's elections Tuesday lacked credibility and by pressing ahead, the government "risks its legitimacy."The voting "will further discredit the government," State Department...

Police guarantee neutrality in upcoming local elections

Sunday, 05 Jul 2015 18:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National police chief General Badrodin Haiti reassured here on Sunday that the police would be neutral in the local elections on December 9, 2015."This is not...