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Indonesia election: 10 policemen, six polling officers die of fatigue

The country’s social media users paid tribute to the officers with #MartirDemokrasi.

19 Apr 2019 - 10:08PM

The country’s social media users paid tribute to the officers with #MartirDemokrasi.

Indonesia election: 10 policemen, six polling officers die of fatigue
Indonesia election: Jokowi declares victory while rival Prabowo rejects result

Citing exit polls and quick count surveys, the incumbent president tacitly claimed victory on Thursday as world leaders called to congratulate him.

19 Apr 2019 - 8:59AM

Citing exit polls and quick count surveys, the incumbent president tacitly claimed victory on Thursday as world leaders called to congratulate him.

Indonesia election: Jokowi declares victory while rival Prabowo rejects result
Indonesia election: Prabowo disputes quick count results to claim victory over Jokowi

Several quick count results suggest the incumbent president has a lead of 8 to 9 percentage points but Prabowo says he’s won 62 per cent of the vote.

17 Apr 2019 - 11:24PM

Several quick count results suggest the incumbent president has a lead of 8 to 9 percentage points but Prabowo says he’s won 62 per cent of the vote.

Indonesia election: Prabowo disputes quick count results to claim victory over Jokowi
Indonesia election: Jokowi and Prabowo both claim upper hand as polls close

Incumbent President Joko Widodo and his challenger Prabowo Subianto both say they’re optimistic about winning.

17 Apr 2019 - 3:05PM

Incumbent President Joko Widodo and his challenger Prabowo Subianto both say they’re optimistic about winning.

Indonesia election: Jokowi and Prabowo both claim upper hand as polls close
Pop stars, model, prince’s ex-wife: meet the Indonesian election’s most colourful candidates

At least 91 candidates in Wednesday’s elections to the House of Representatives are from the entertainment world, and they include musicians, film stars and dangdut singers.

17 Apr 2019 - 9:50AM

At least 91 candidates in Wednesday’s elections to the House of Representatives are from the entertainment world, and they include musicians, film stars and dangdut singers.

Pop stars, model, prince’s ex-wife: meet the Indonesian election’s most colourful candidates
Debt fears, delays and land disputes: how China’s belt and road plan for Indonesia got off track

Villagers complaining of no compensation, completion dates pushed back and ministers frustrated over having no information have thrust China’s high-speed rail link into spotlight ahead of the April 17 election.

15 Apr 2019 - 9:37PM

Villagers complaining of no compensation, completion dates pushed back and ministers frustrated over having no information have thrust China’s high-speed rail link into spotlight ahead of the April 17 election.

Debt fears, delays and land disputes: how China’s belt and road plan for Indonesia got off track
Indonesia elections: political parties react to allegations of vote stuffing

Supporters of opposition candidate Prabowo Subianto say the incident proves that the vote is rigged, while President Joko Widodo’s camp has dismissed the allegations

12 Apr 2019 - 8:52PM

Supporters of opposition candidate Prabowo Subianto say the incident proves that the vote is rigged, while President Joko Widodo’s camp has dismissed the allegations

Indonesia elections: political parties react to allegations of vote stuffing
Indonesia election: Prabowo Subianto rallies supporters in Joko Widodo’s heartland Solo, claiming he is on ‘holy mission to save the country’

Prabowo has also pledged to promote growth and transform Indonesia into an ‘Asian Tiger’.

11 Apr 2019 - 1:56PM

Prabowo has also pledged to promote growth and transform Indonesia into an ‘Asian Tiger’.

Indonesia election: Prabowo Subianto rallies supporters in Joko Widodo’s heartland Solo, claiming he is on ‘holy mission to save the country’
Indonesia election: unimpressed with both Jokowi and Prabowo, 31 organisations urge people to abstain from voting in #SayaGolput movement

Indonesia’s golput movement – the act of casting a blank ballot or abstaining from voting – is growing rapidly on social media.

11 Apr 2019 - 11:43PM

Indonesia’s golput movement – the act of casting a blank ballot or abstaining from voting – is growing rapidly on social media.

Indonesia election: unimpressed with both Jokowi and Prabowo, 31 organisations urge people to abstain from voting in #SayaGolput movement
Will Indonesia close its iconic Komodo National Park? Too soon to tell, says conservation chief

The park is home to an estimated 5,700 Komodo dragons and received nearly 160,000 visitors last year, but recent media reports suggested that it might close amid a wildlife trafficking incident.

2 Apr 2019 - 10:04PM

The park is home to an estimated 5,700 Komodo dragons and received nearly 160,000 visitors last year, but recent media reports suggested that it might close amid a wildlife trafficking incident.

Will Indonesia close its iconic Komodo National Park? Too soon to tell, says conservation chief