Elections

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win

May 31, 2019

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has upgraded Indonesia's sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president

Challenge to Indonesia vote makes big claims, weak on proof

May 29, 2019

The court challenge to Indonesia's presidential election from the losing candidate claims the police, intelligence agency and other state institutions were biased in favor of the incumbent, but its evidence for fraud is mainly printouts of news articles

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting

May 23, 2019

Police say seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court

May 23, 2019

The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to file a court challenge as calm returned to the capital following a spasm of apparently orchestrated violence

6 die in Indonesia riots; Widodo says he won't allow unrest

May 22, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says authorities have the volatile situation in the country's capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month's presidential election

Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader

May 21, 2019

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has been reelected with 55.5% of the vote in last month's election, official results show, though former general Subianto refuses to accept defeat and his campaign is planning street protests

Indonesia's Widodo declares victory in presidential election

Apr 18, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says he has won re-election after receiving an estimated 54% of the vote, backtracking on an earlier vow to wait for official results after his challenger claimed an unlikely victory

The Latest: Indonesian president says he won re-election

Apr 18, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says he's the winner of the country's presidential election with preliminary results showing he received 54% of the vote

Indonesia's Widodo set for 2nd term as president

Apr 17, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five-year term, preliminary election results show, in a victory for moderation over the nationalistic rhetoric of his rival, Prabowo Subianto

The Latest: Indonesia leader calls for unity after election

Apr 17, 2019

Both candidates in Indonesia's presidential election have addressed supporters after preliminary results showed President Joko Widodo leading his rival Prabowo Subianto by about 10 points