"Jakarta Election" News

After a racially and religiously-charged election that resulted in a runoff, Jakarta finally has a new governor and Indonesia is facing the reality that..
4 days ago • VOA News

Jakarta’s 2017 Gubernatorial Election is Indonesia’s most discussed political event so far. Marked by tacit competition between oligarchs and the..
5 days ago • Eurasia Review

The election raises serious questions about the elite's commitment to the democratic process.
5 days ago • Sydney Morning Herald

The Indonesian capital's sitting Christian governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, has conceded defeat in an election seen as a test for pluralism in the world's..
5 days ago • Deutsche Welle

(Adds details, updates prices) * Indonesian rupiah slips after Jakarta elections * Incumbent Jakarta governor loses by big margin * Jakarta election won't have..
6 days ago • Sify

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The Jakarta election shows the increasing ability of radical Islamist groups to organise and build alliances with politicians in Indonesia, experts say.
6 days ago • SBS

Former cabinet minister beats incumbent governor, on trial for blasphemy, after religiously divisive campaign.
6 days ago • Al Jazeera

A former Indonesian education minister won the race for Jakarta governor on Wednesday after a polarising campaign that cast a shadow over Indonesia`s reputation..
6 days ago • Zee News

Polling has closed in a run-off election for the post of Jakarta's governor, seen by many as a key test for Indonesia's secular identity.The two candidates are..
6 days ago • All India Radio

Investors in Indonesian markets are likely to return to fundamentals such as corporate earnings, as the political uncertainties surrounding the divisive Jakarta..
6 days ago • DNA

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A former Indonesian education minister won the race for Jakarta governor on Wednesday after a polarising campaign that cast a shadow over Indonesia's reputation..
1 week ago • DNA

Polls have opened in Jakarta's election run-off with the Christian governor fighting for his job despite standing trial for blasphemy, in a vote that has stoked..
1 week ago • News24

A former Indonesian education minister won the race for Jakarta governor on Wednesday after a polarising campaign that cast a shadow over Indonesia's reputation..
1 week ago • DNA

Victory for Indonesia’s conservative Islamists as Muslim candidate prevails
1 week ago • FT.com

Former Indonesian education minister, Anies Baswedan, who is well ahead in unofficial counts in Jakarta's election, pledged to safeguard diversity and unity..
1 week ago • DNA

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After a campaign marred by religious tensions, charges of blasphemy, and threats of violence, millions of voters in the Indonesian capital go to the polls..
1 week ago • CNSNews.com

The Jakarta gubernatorial election tomorrow will be a test of pluralism and political Islam. It is also a litmus test of Indonesia’s moderate multiculturalism..
1 week ago • Eurasia Review

The incumbent governor, a Christian on trial for blasphemy, faces his conservative Muslim rival.
1 week ago • BBC News
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Luar Batang is one of the Indonesian capital's oldest neighborhoods, founded in the 17th century to collect tolls from ships sailing in from..
1 week ago • Reuters

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Luar Batang is one of the Indonesian capital's oldest neighbourhoods, founded in the 17th century to collect tolls from ships sailing in from..
1 week ago • Reuters India

The heaven meme satirises some of the ugly sectarianism that has marred the election campaign for Jakarta governor.
1 week ago • Brisbane Times

As a bitter election looms, activists have declared this a dark era in Indonesia's digital life.
1 week ago • BBC News
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Jakarta voters head to the polls on Wednesday to elect a governor for Indonesia's teeming capital after a campaign that incited political and..
1 week ago • Reuters

Jakarta voters head to the polls on Wednesday to elect a governor for Indonesia's teeming capital after a campaign that incited political and religious tensions..
1 week ago • DNA

Jakarta voters head to the polls on Wednesday to elect a governor for Indonesia's teeming capital after a campaign that incited political and religious tensions..
1 week ago • DNA

A blasphemy case brought against Jakarta’s Christian governor for allegedly insulting Islam was put on hold amid tensions surrounding a runoff election next..
2 weeks ago • Wall Street Journal

The incumbent governor, a Christian on trial for blasphemy, will likely face his conservative Muslim rival.
on February 16, 2017 • BBC News
JAKARTA (Reuters) - The race to become governor of Indonesia's capital was neck and neck in early counting on Wednesday and heading for a second round between..
on February 15, 2017 • Reuters

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama had secured 42.57 percent of the votes, just ahead of former minister Anies Baswedan in second place with 40.23 percent.
on February 15, 2017 • Zee News

Candidate Agus Yudhoyono has lashed out at "extraordinarily cruel" claims his father framed someone for murder which he said had been timed for the eve of the..
on February 15, 2017 • Brisbane Times

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