Indonesia to deploy 47,000 security personnel for election dispute World

Indonesia to deploy 47,000 security personnel for election dispute

As many as 47,000 personnel from the Indonesian police, military and administration are mobilised to secure important landmarks across Jakarta on June 27 when the Constitutional Court (MK) is scheduled to announce its ruling on the presidential election dispute case.
Thailand approves three new House members World

Thailand approves three new House members

The Election Commission (EC) of Thailand has endorsed three new female members of the House of Representatives, bringing the total number of approved MPs to a full 500.
Indonesian police reveal broader plot behind protests World

Indonesian police reveal broader plot behind protests

The Indonesian police on May 27 revealed a broader plot behind protests that turned violent in Jakarta last week, after the General Election Commission announced the final results of presidential and parliament election 2019.
Cambodian People’s Party wins most votes in local council elections World

Cambodian People’s Party wins most votes in local council elections

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won most of the votes in the elections of municipal, provincial, town, and district councils held across Cambodia on May 26, the Phnom Penh Post said, quoting preliminary results released by the National Election Commission (NEC) the same day.
Indonesian rupiah depreciates following riots World

Indonesian rupiah depreciates following riots

The depreciation of the Indonesian rupiah against the US dollar on May 22 was blamed on the riots that followed after incumbent President Joko Widodo had been declared winner of the presidential election.
Indonesian election: Widodo makes victory speech World

Indonesian election: Widodo makes victory speech

Incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo, accompanied by his running mate Ma’ruf Amin, made a victory speech in Central Jakarta on May 21, following the official announcement of the results of the presidential and legislative elections.
26 parties secure seats at Thailand’s lower house World

26 parties secure seats at Thailand’s lower house

Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) announced on May 8 the list of 149 member of parliaments (MPs), with 26 political parties entering the House of Representatives of the National Assembly following the March 24 general election.