Monday, 3 Zulqaidah 1439 / 16 July 2018

Monday, 3 Zulqaidah 1439 / 16 July 2018

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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...

Activities of KNPB apparently not supported by most Papuan

Monday, 20 Jun 2016 20:57 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, By: Lieutenant General (Ret) Soedibyo *)As it has been said in various National Committee for West Papua (KNPB) meeting a few weeks before, an expected large demonstration was...

Political situation of Province of Papua by June 2016

Sunday, 19 Jun 2016 05:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, By: Lieutenant General (Ret) Soedibyo *)The political situation of the region of Papua (The Province of West Papua and The Province of Papua), since the creation of National...

Don’t leave your trust to the unprofessional

Wednesday, 15 Jun 2016 17:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, By: Masdarsada *)This writing is written to respond the article entitled “When PA Changes The Orientation” by Jasiran, member of DPM Unsyiah and a student majoring Sociology.  The...

Calling for the dissolution of KNPB

Wednesday, 15 Jun 2016 17:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Ahmad S*Recently, the issue of Papua has been massively raised up by number of groups whose goals are self-determination for Papua – or West Papua as they said...

Commenting the Papuan activist’s new figure

Wednesday, 15 Jun 2016 17:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, By: Lieutenant General (Ret) Soedibyo *)The National Committee of West Papua (KNPB) and the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) which is indicated influenced by the idea...

Thai military govt says no campaigning ahead of charter vote

Tuesday, 19 Apr 2016 18:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANGKOK -- Campaigns will not be allowed in Thailand in the run-up to an August referendum on a new constitution that the military hopes will usher in stable...

Politics in the new hard times: Navigating in turbulent ocean

Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 22:29 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, By: Azhari Setiawan, International Relations Postgraduate Student at University of IndonesiaThere are several important points on seeing what happened in global politics constellation along 2015. Arab Awakening, Democratization,...

Burundi talks to resume in Uganda as crisis deteriorates

Monday, 21 Dec 2015 21:59 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KAMPALA -- Talks aimed at resolving the Burundi crisis are to resume in Uganda late this month, a mediator has said.Crispus Kiyonga, who is also Uganda's minister of...

With little cash, young Mexican shakes up politics

Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 19:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEXICO CITY -- With just a few thousand dollars and an Internet-powered grassroots campaign, a 25-year-old Mexican of Japanese ancestry tapped into discontent with corruption-plagued political parties to...

Lawmaker: Jokowi blocks the House's discussion with ministers on state budget

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 00:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A lawmaker, Chair of Commission I at the parliament Mahfudz Sidiq said President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo had blocked discussion on state budget. His comment refers to...

Jokowi: No meeting with parliament until it united

Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 03:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BOGOR -- President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo issued bold statement by prohibiting all ministers to attend meeting with House of Representatives as the parliament still collided. "I think it is...

Religious figures call for fair competition

Friday, 20 Jun 2014 17:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Various religious groups from the Indonesia Inter-Religious Council (IRC) have called on rival camps to compete fairly with a spirit of brotherhood during the upcoming presidential...

KPU warns public against money politics

Friday, 13 Jun 2014 01:53 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUDUS -- Central Java branch of the General Election Commission (KPU) has warned the public in Kudus district of money politics in the July 9 presidential election."If we...

MUI to remain neutral in presidential election 2014

Thursday, 05 Jun 2014 22:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) assured that it will remain neutral in the upcoming presidential election, which becomes a competition for two presidential and vice presidential...

Legislators to question terror threat ahead of elections

Monday, 24 Feb 2014 18:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Member of the House of Representatives Commission-I, Tjahjo Kumolo, will question the task of State Intelligence Agency (BIN) concerning terror threats ahead of upcoming general elections. "House...

Dahlan Iskan won't step down

Tuesday, 04 Feb 2014 21:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Minister of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs), Dahlan Iskan said that he would not follow Gita Wirjawan who earlier stepped down from his position as Minister of...

Expert: Pertamina is a potential target for extortion

Monday, 03 Feb 2014 21:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - State owned enterprises (SOEs) should be treated as an engine of economic growth for people's welfare instead of a potential target for extortion by political players...

Golkar wishes to build coalition with PDIP

Monday, 03 Feb 2014 19:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - A Golkar Party associate chairman stated that the party has long wished to build strong and permanent coalition with the Indonesian Democratic Party Struggle (PDIP) to...

First Lady talks about general election

Friday, 17 Jan 2014 17:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - First Lady Ani Yudhoyono expressed her hope a safe and smooth  2014 general election. She delivered it at the State Palace on Thursday while leading an...

Anti-graft body to question ex minister over Century case

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 17:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is scheduled to question former state enterprises minister Sofyan Djalil as a witness in the controversial bailout of Bank Century (now...

PDIP to name presidential nominees in April 2014

Monday, 06 Jan 2014 10:38 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SEMARANG - The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) would name its presidential nominees in April 2014, after the legislative elections, a senior PDI politician said. "We will decide...

Gerindra has the biggest campaign funds

Friday, 03 Jan 2014 21:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TANGERANG - The Great Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party topped the list of political parties’ reports of campaign funds this year. It is based on General Election Commission report...

Australia condemns Wikileaks party talks with Syria's Assad

Wednesday, 01 Jan 2014 23:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SYDNEY -- Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has condemned as "reckless" and "counterproductive" a WikiLeaks Party delegation which met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus.The delegation, which...

Military prepares anti-riot troops in face of elections

Wednesday, 01 Jan 2014 13:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Commander of the Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) Moeldoko will set up anti-riot troops to help secure the legislative and presidential elections in 2014. "We already have an...

LPP: Jokowi has 20 challengers for 2014 presidential election

Monday, 30 Dec 2013 09:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Political Psychology Research Laboratory (LPP) of University of Indonesia predicts that Joko Widodo, the current governor of Jakarta popularly known as Jokowi, has 20 rivals to...

Warga Amerika Sebut Kongresnya 'Terburuk Sepanjang Sejarah'

Friday, 27 Dec 2013 05:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WASHINGTON -- Dua pertiga warga Amerika Serikat menyebut Kongres AS sebagai yang terburuk sepanjang sejarah, sementara tiga perempat warga mengeritik Kongres yang jarang melakukan tugasnya dalam mengesahkan undang-undang.Kesimpulan...

Americans say US Congress is worst ever: Poll

Friday, 27 Dec 2013 04:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WASHINGTON -- Two thirds of Americans saythe current Congress is the worst ever, while three quarters slammed the"do-nothing" legislature, a CNN/ORC International poll found Thursday.The negative attitudes were...

Cambodia's opposition to protest daily

Sunday, 15 Dec 2013 22:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PHNOM PENH -- The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) has announced that it will stage daily protest from Sunday to urge Prime Minister Hun Sen's government to...

Indonesian ranking on corruption improves from 118 to 114 this year

Tuesday, 03 Dec 2013 22:53 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Indonesias efforts to eradicate corruption from the country are progressing, according to the latest Corruption Perception Index released by Berlin-based NGO Transparency International. The survey called Corruption...

A minister questioned over SKK Migas corruption case

Monday, 02 Dec 2013 20:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The chief of Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commision (KPK), Abraham Samad, said the anti graft agency was investigating the alleged involvement of some parliament members in the...

Birth and death, cry and smile

Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 12:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, By Karta Raharja Ucu/Editor of ROL, twitter: @kartaraharjaucu Yesterday afternoon I received a BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) from a teacher on my BlackBerry. Be a man who endeared others. So when...

PDIP targets 27 percent votes in 2014 legislative election

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 00:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CIREBON - Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) has targeted 27 percent of votes in legislative election of 2014. Chairman of PDIP Regional Board in West Java, TB...

President: Conflict resolution needs pragmatic rather than dogmatic approach

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 03:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said conflict required pragmatic rather than dogmatic approach. The approach also must be flexible and far reaching as well as building trust...

Analyst: Conflict among elites Golkar to escalate

Monday, 23 Sep 2013 00:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - A political observer from Airlangga University, Airlangga Pribadi Kusman predicted that internal conflicts in Golkar Party would escalate because of electability of the party’s chairman, Aburizal...

Jokowi criticizes national leadership

Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 12:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Politician of Indonesian Democratic Party Struggle (PDIP) who also the Governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo (Jokowi) criticized Indonesian leadership today. He said that social economic problems...

Chairman of Nasdem Party builds political communication with Megawati

Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 23:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Chairman of National Democratic (Nasdem) Party, Surya Paloh continues to build political communication with some political parties, especially Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP). Secretary of...

Urbaningrum is pessimistic over Democratic Party convention

Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 12:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Former Chairman of Democratic Party, Anas Urbaningrum expressed his pessimism over the result of Democratic Party convention. He predicted that without any political improvement within the...

Yudhoyono urged to take over controversy over street names

Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 00:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - A member of the Regional Representative Council, AM Fatwa, has urged President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to take over controversy over the idea to change the names...

Two candidates tell reasons for withdrawal from Democratic Party's convention

Saturday, 31 Aug 2013 14:39 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The committee of Democratic Party's convention has announced 11 presidential candidates on Friday. Earlier, two candidates told their reasons behind their withdrawal from the convention.   Former...