Elections

Asian Games stir Indonesia's pride, boost Jokowi's campaign

Sep 3, 2018

Indonesia's success in hosting and competing at the Asian Games has swelled national pride, boosted the re-election campaign of President Joko Widodo, and positively highlighted diversity in the Muslim-majority nation

Bach: No Olympic future for esports until 'violence' removed

Sep 1, 2018

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach isn't certain if or when esports might be incorporated into the Olympic Games

Indonesian president urges tolerance in annual speech

Aug 16, 2018

Indonesia's president urged the country to embrace its founding spirt of tolerance in an annual national address just days after choosing a divisive cleric as his running mate in elections next year

Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

Aug 10, 2018

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections and has chosen a conservative Islamic cleric as his running mate

Amnesty: Indonesian forces behind unlawful killings in Papua

Jul 2, 2018

Amnesty International has identified 95 unlawful killings by security forces in Indonesia's easternmost Papua region since 2008, included targeted killings, and says there is a near-total absence of justice for the mainly indigenous victims

Islamists fail to sway regional Indonesian elections

Jun 28, 2018

US-INDONESIA-ELECTIONS-ISLAMISTS:Islamists fail to sway regional Indonesian elections

Indonesia police say 2 dead, 2 missing in Papua attacks

Jun 28, 2018

Indonesian police say two people were killed and two are missing after gunmen attacked police and civilians in a mountainous region of easternmost Papua province

Vote counting starts in Indonesia's regional polls under tight security

Jun 27, 2018

US-INDONESIA-ELECTIONS:Vote counting starts in Indonesia's regional polls under tight security

Indonesian election season is a gauge of rise of political Islam

Jun 27, 2018

US-INDONESIA-ELECTIONS-MOSQUES:Indonesian election season is a gauge of rise of political Islam

Three killed as pre-poll violence flares in Indonesia's Papua

Jun 25, 2018

US-INDONESIA-PAPUA-VIOLENCE:Three killed as pre-poll violence flares in Indonesia's Papua