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The court is weighing ex-general Prabowo Subianto's claims the April poll was plagued by 'systematic, structured and massive' electoral fraud, costing him victory
(UPDATED) Dozens are arrested and parts of Jakarta are littered with debris and burned-out cars, as the violence triggers security advisories from the US and Australian embassies
If businessman Hary Tanoesoedibjo were to become president there would be two world leaders who have been business partners raising fresh concerns on potential conflicts of interest
While proud of the Philippines third automated polls the Commission on Elections faces an unprecedented challenge: issuing receipts from vote counting machines
After his resounding victory in Indonesia s presidential race Jakarta governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo now faces the daunting task of taking the world s third biggest democracy forward as resistance to reform lingers
Indonesia s thrown into uncertainty as Prabowo and his rival 53 year old Joko Widodo both claim victory in the July 9 presidential elections sparking fears of potential violence
Political tensions are rising after the tight election in the world s third biggest democracy ended with both Jakarta governor Joko Widodo and his rival ex general Prabowo Subianto declaring victory
The presumptive next president of Indonesia has risen from obscurity in just two years to do something virtually no Asian politician in living memory has done: become a national leader on the basis of civic accomplishment not family heritage or party connections
Jokowi is no mythic leader In fact his bottom up approach to governance may at first slow down the way the bureaucracy works
Investors look forward to a Jokowi win Gigi Reyes is rushed to the hospital It’s Argentina versus Germany in the World Cup finals
Those invested in the Indonesian elections make over 200 million interactions on Facebook enough to rival the interactions made during the Brazil Germany World Cup match
To his critics Prabowo’s emphasis on strong leadership coupled with allegations of human rights abuses under the New Order regime of Suharto raised fears that his victory will cause an authoritarian reversal in Indonesia
For the first time since the end of 32 years of Suharto’s authoritarian rule an orang kecil – a little person – is poised to win the presidency Will Indonesians go for Joko Widodo the man from the slums?
How does it differ from presidential elections in the Philippines?
Can a man who has acted without accountability in the past really change? If elected will he take democracy forward or is he the last gasp of Suharto’s New Order government?
Religion and ethnicity play big roles in the Indonesian elections How will the next president unite a nation divided by faith and race?
What kind of presidency will Prabowo deliver to a country that the Economist Intelligence Unit has called the strongest democracy in Southeast Asia?
Indonesia’s presidential poll offers voters two dramatically different leadership styles
Joko Widodo s lead dwindles to single digits in the face of a tough challenge from Prabowo Subianto
One presidential candidate believes Indonesia should play a more active role while the other says Indonesia should only meddle if it can effectively provide a solution
Deadline drama in Indonesia as Bakrie’s Golkar backs Prabowo; the deal may be less than it appears
Joko Widodo picks Jusuf Kalla chairman of the Indonesian Red Cross and Indonesian vice president from 2004 to 2009 to be his vice presidential candidate
Jokowi and Prabowo to go head to head in Indonesia’s presidential race
Poll results will be known in May and the prospect of losing money property and dignity is driving candidates crazy – literally
The word now is negotiation Parties will be scrambling to form effective coalitions to get on the ballot in July
Indonesia s Muslim parties get a jump in support in legislative elections though analysts put it down to anger with corruption in the ruling party
250 million strong Indonesia – the world’s largest Muslim democracy – went to the polls this week
UPDATED Indonesia s main opposition party won the most votes in legislative elections Wednesday unofficial tallies showed
Nostalgia for better times leads many in Indonesia to remember Suharto ahead of its upcoming elections
With the election cycle in Indonesia just beginning Jokowi is a potentially transformative figure