Wednesday, 25 Jumadil Akhir 1441 / 19 February 2020

Wednesday, 25 Jumadil Akhir 1441 / 19 February 2020

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Ex-graft convicts allowed to become legislative candidate

Saturday, 15 Sep 2018 01:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Supreme Court has ruled that ex-corruption convicts are allowed to run for parliamentary seats. The ruling was based on the result of a judicial review."A...

Vote for religious leaders: Ustaz Abdul Somad

Friday, 22 Jun 2018 03:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PADANG -- Ustaz Abdul Somad (UAS) delivered his lecture in front of thousands of Padang residents in Masjid Raya West Sumatra on Thursday (June 21). In a grand...

Bawaslu invites society to prevent money politics

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 14:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- Chairman of the Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) of the Republic of Indonesia, Abhan, invited Indonesian people to jointly prevent the practice of money politics before the...

Misuse of technology could trigger conflicts: Jusuf Kalla

Friday, 04 May 2018 19:04 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla here, Friday, reminded regional and resort police chiefs of the dangers of technology. He said misuse of technology could trigger conflicts in...

Abdul Hadi calls antipolitization of mosque as Hurgronje way

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 20:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Sufism expert and professor at Paramadina University, Abdul Hadi WM said the call from a group that called themselves as mosque anti-politization could be interpreted by...

People may question about mosque politicization: HNW

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 19:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) deputy chairman Hidayat Nur Wahid said Muslims are allowed to question efforts to use mosque for particular political agenda. Mosques and Islamic...

Ex-graft prisoner must not run in legislative election: KPK

Wednesday, 04 Apr 2018 03:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) would support the plan of the General Election Commission (KPU) to ban former prisoners in corruption cases to become legislative candidates...

'SARA issues remain threat during regional elections'

Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018 16:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Resilience Institute (Lemhannas) has opined that the issues of Tribe, Religion, Race and Inter-Groups (SARA) will remain a threat to the stability and neutrality...

2018 simultaneous regional elections to run safely: Tjahjo

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 22:04 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo is confident that the 2018 simultaneous regional head elections will run safely. He said Indonesia has had experience in holding general...

Active policemen not to be acting governors: Govt

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 00:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government has cancelled a plan to appoint two active high-ranking officials as acting governors of West Java and North Sumatra, respectively, as the incumbents are...

Komnas HAM forms election monitoring team

Monday, 12 Feb 2018 16:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Commission of Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has formed a team to monitor the simultaneous Regional Head Elections (Pilkada) 2018. The team will try to ensure...

High-ranking police officers to serve as acting governors

Friday, 26 Jan 2018 18:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National Police is still reluctant to comment on the controversy about the news saying two high-ranking officials will be installed as acting governor in West Java and...

No need to worry about election year: Jusuf Kalla

Sunday, 21 Jan 2018 00:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla has urged the public not to worry about the current political year, noting the government has experience in dealing with general elections,...

KPU to hold 'Coklit DP4' simultaneously

Monday, 15 Jan 2018 17:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- General Elections Commission (KPU) will held matching and research (Coklit) on the list of potential voters (DP4) simultaneously in regions which hold 2018 regional elections. Coklit will...

Tito Karnavian receives resignation letter from 7 generals

Friday, 12 Jan 2018 01:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Chief of the National Police General Tito Karnavian said he has received letters of resignation from several generals who will compete in the simultaneous regional head...

Social media platforms to be involved in black campaign eradication

Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 02:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A number of social media platforms are invited to participate in combating black campaigns during the 2018 Gubernatorial Election process, as well as the 2019 General...

SBY reminds important things ahead of political years

Saturday, 06 Jan 2018 00:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Former president and Democratic Party chairman Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) said there are five important things to do before facing regional election (pilkada) in 2018 and presidential...

Jokowi asks ministers to focus on work in political year

Thursday, 04 Jan 2018 03:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has asked ministers of the working cabinet to remain focused on their work during the 2018 political year. "Although 2018 is a political...

Regional head election to affect local economy: Kadin Kediri

Tuesday, 02 Jan 2018 19:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KEDIRI -- The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) of Kediri, East Java, predicted that the 2018 regional head of Kediri City election will affect the economic turnover...

Tjahjo probes SARA issues most rampant in 5 provinces

Sunday, 31 Dec 2017 08:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YOGYAKARTA -- Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo said that there are five provinces where political campaigners are more liable to resort to raising sensitive issues (SARA) related mainly...

KPU receives data on potential voters from Home Ministry

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 12:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The General Election Commission (KPU) received data on the list of potential voters (DP4) from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Foreign Ministry in Jakarta,...

12 political parties pass KPU's administrative verification

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 12:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National General Elections Commission (KPU) has finished rechecking the results of the corrected administrative verification of 14 political parties, and two of them failed to...

Police identify conflict-prone areas during 2018 elections

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 00:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Five Indonesian provinces will be prone to conflict when the country holds simultaneous regional head elections in 2018, a police officer said. The five provinces are North...

Police prepares 171,507 personnels to secure 2018 elections

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 21:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National Police would deploy hundreds of thousands of  personnel to secure the regional elections(Pilkada) in 2018. Police also ensured the personnel will be neutral in the democratic...

Political commotion will not disturb government work: JK

Thursday, 05 Oct 2017 01:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) said that the noise ahead of the political year will not disrupt government work and programs. "The government should not be politicized,...

Cabinet must maintain security and political order: Jokowi

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 19:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on the cabinet to maintain security and political order towards the political year in 2018. "All parties must maintain peace and...

Researcher sees religion issues, politics of identity to escalate until 2019

Thursday, 04 May 2017 11:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A researcher on political issues from Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Syamsudin Haris, said religion issues and politics of identity might escalate during the simultaneous regional...

KPU needs Rp 11.3 trillion for holding simultaneous regional election in 2018

Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017 00:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – The Chairman of General Election Commission (KPU) Arief Budiman said the number of budget needed for holding simultaneous regional election in 2018 reached Rp 11.3 trillion....

ICMI asks muslims to promote national unity

Saturday, 18 Feb 2017 05:37 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice Chairman of the Indonesian Association of Muslim Intellectuals (ICMI), Priyo Budi Santoso, asked Muslims to promote national unity. ICMI also asked people not to divide...

Ahok-Djarot must take campaign leave: KPU

Saturday, 18 Feb 2017 01:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- General Elections Commission (KPU) commissioner Ferry Kurnia Riskiansyah, has said the incumbent of Jakarta elections candidates should take campaign leave if they qualify for the second...

Tito Karnavian orders Jakarta, Banten police to heighten security measures after elections

Friday, 17 Feb 2017 07:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TANGERANG -- The close difference in vote count between the candidates of Banten governor and deputy governor posts prompted the police and army forces to heighten security measures....

President appreciates the simultaneous local elections run safely

Thursday, 16 Feb 2017 21:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has appreciated the implementation of the simultaneous local elections in the 101 areas could run safely and smoothly. Jokowi said that statement...

Minister grateful sport events not used for election campaigns

Thursday, 16 Feb 2017 05:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Youth and Sports Affairs Minister Imam Nahrawi has appreciated the organizers of the simultaneous regional head elections in 101 regions across the country that did not...

Ahok-Djarot and Anies-Sandi races neck-to-neck: SMRC

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 22:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Incumbent governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama and his running mate Djarot Syaiful Hidayat were in the lead at the time when 97.6 percent of the votes in...

Minor incidents reported during regional head elections in Papua

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 22:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAYAPURA -- Several relatively minor incidents were reported during the regional head elections in Papua Province, but overall the elections ran smoothly and safely, an official said. In Dogiyai...

Govt cites lower voter turnout in Jayapura regional head election

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 21:41 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAYAPURA -- Voter turnout during the implementation of the mayoral election in Jayapura City was less than 60 percent, which is considered quite low, according to Governor of...

Election Commission hails enthusiasm of Jakarta's voters

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 21:24 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Chairman of the Jakarta General Election Commission (KPU) Sumarno lauded the people of the city for their enthusiasm in participating in the gubernatorial election on Wednesday....

Accept the election results gracefully: MUI

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 19:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) stated that the simultanous regional elections was constitutional right of the people to choose the leaders who were hoped to bring...

When voting, Zulkifli Hasan: Don't trade sovereignty with money nor basic commodities

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 01:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Ahead of simultaneous regional elections on Wednesday (Feb 15), Chairman of People Consultative Assembly Zulkifli Hasan appealed to all Indonesian citizens to avoid all forms of...

FUI calls all Muslims to vote in simultaneous regional elections 2017

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 00:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Leaders of a number of Islamic organizations that are members of Islamic People's Forum (FUI) called on all Muslims to vote in simultaneous regional elections 2017,...