Elections

Former East Timor independence fighter on course for presidency

Mar 21, 2017

US-TIMOR-ELECTION:Former East Timor independence fighter on course for presidency

Former resistance fighters vie for presidency in East Timor

Mar 20, 2017

US-TIMOR-ELECTION:Former resistance fighters vie for presidency in East Timor

East Timor to elect new president as oil revenues rapidly run dry

Mar 20, 2017

US-TIMOR-ELECTION:East Timor to elect new president as oil revenues rapidly run dry

Indonesia politicians caught up in $170 million graft case

Mar 10, 2017

Indonesian politicians with key roles in President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's governing coalition have been caught up in a corruption scandal in which officials allegedly pilfered more than $170 million of government money

Candidate vying to lead Indonesian capital denies pandering to Islamists

Feb 21, 2017

US-INDONESIA-ELECTION-BASWEDAN:Candidate vying to lead Indonesian capital denies pandering to Islamists

Indonesia Islamists urge ouster of Jakarta governor, plan more protests

Feb 20, 2017

US-INDONESIA-POLITICS-PROTESTS:Indonesia Islamists urge ouster of Jakarta governor, plan more protests

Run-off election for Jakarta governor may heighten tensions

Feb 16, 2017

A tight and possibly ugly contest is expected in a second round election for governor of the Indonesian capital that will pit the minority Christian incumbent against a former cabinet minister backed by conservative Muslim clerics

Indonesia opposition-backed candidate may be dark horse in Jakarta poll

Feb 16, 2017

US-INDONESIA-ELECTION-BASWEDAN:Indonesia opposition-backed candidate may be dark horse in Jakarta poll

Election in Indonesian capital heads for run-off after tense campaign

Feb 15, 2017

US-INDONESIA-ELECTION:Election in Indonesian capital heads for run-off after tense campaign

Indonesian capital votes in test for moderate values

Feb 15, 2017

Voting was underway for governor of the Indonesian capital after a divisive campaign in which the monumental problems facing Jakarta took a backseat to religious intolerance and racial bigotry