"Jakarta Election" News

Ahok’s defeat in the Jakarta gubernatorial election and his conviction for blasphemy have reignited debates about the role of Islam in a secular state...
on June 1, 2017 • Eurasia Review

Amid the 2017 Jakarta Election, some loosely interpreted laws (such as regarding blasphemy, anti-Pancasila, and treason) have frequently been used as a tool for..
on May 27, 2017 • Eurasia Review

By Asna Husin*

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Jakarta near midnight on April 19 just hours after Anies Baswedan won Jakarta’s heated..
on May 19, 2017 • Eurasia Review

With endless political tussles confronting him, particularly during the 2017 Jakarta Gubernatorial Election, President Joko Widodo has drawn inspiration from..
on May 6, 2017 • Eurasia Review

Tensions surrounding the Jakarta Election had benefited hardline groups thus widening their influence. Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) as the largest moderate Muslim..
on April 29, 2017 • Eurasia Review

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While religion was a major factor in the recent Jakarta election for governor, fear of oppression and social welfare were significant issues framed by..
on April 28, 2017 • Eurasia Review

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..
on April 21, 2017 • VOA News

Jakarta’s 2017 Gubernatorial Election is Indonesia’s most discussed political event so far. Marked by tacit competition between oligarchs and the..
on April 21, 2017 • Eurasia Review

The election raises serious questions about the elite's commitment to the democratic process.
on April 21, 2017 • Brisbane Times

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..
on April 20, 2017 • Deutsche Welle

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(Adds details, updates prices) * Indonesian rupiah slips after Jakarta elections * Incumbent Jakarta governor loses by big margin * Jakarta election won't have..
on April 20, 2017 • Sify

The Jakarta election shows the increasing ability of radical Islamist groups to organise and build alliances with politicians in Indonesia, experts say.
on April 19, 2017 • SBS

Former cabinet minister beats incumbent governor, on trial for blasphemy, after religiously divisive campaign.
on April 19, 2017 • 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..
on April 19, 2017 • 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..
on April 19, 2017 • All India Radio

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Investors in Indonesian markets are likely to return to fundamentals such as corporate earnings, as the political uncertainties surrounding the divisive Jakarta..
on April 19, 2017 • DNA

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..
on April 19, 2017 • 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..
on April 19, 2017 • 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..
on April 19, 2017 • DNA

Victory for Indonesia’s conservative Islamists as Muslim candidate prevails
on April 19, 2017 • 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..
on April 19, 2017 • DNA

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..
on April 19, 2017 • 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..
on April 19, 2017 • Eurasia Review

The incumbent governor, a Christian on trial for blasphemy, faces his conservative Muslim rival.
on April 18, 2017 • 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..
on April 18, 2017 • 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..
on April 18, 2017 • Reuters India

The heaven meme satirises some of the ugly sectarianism that has marred the election campaign for Jakarta governor.
on April 18, 2017 • Brisbane Times

As a bitter election looms, activists have declared this a dark era in Indonesia's digital life.
on April 18, 2017 • 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..
on April 16, 2017 • 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..
on April 16, 2017 • DNA

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