Joko Widodo pledges to become president for all Indonesians World

Joko Widodo pledges to become president for all Indonesians

Shortly after the Constitutional Court (MK) of Indonesia rejected petitions against the presidential election result, President-elect Joko Widodo has stated that he and his running mate Ma’ruf Amin would become the president and vice president for all Indonesians.
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.
Indonesia’s currency may continue weakening World

Indonesia’s currency may continue weakening

The exchange rate of the rupiah, Indonesia’s currency, of banks in Jakarta is forecast to continue falling after a series of demonstrations protesting the results of vote counting of the General Elections Commission.
Indonesia strengthens forces to secure elections World

Indonesia strengthens forces to secure elections

Indonesia will deploy 450,000 military troops and police personnel to handle possible riots when the 2019 elections results are announced on May 22, according to Indonesian Military Commander Hadi Tjahjanto.
Indonesian presidential candidates join final debate World

Indonesian presidential candidates join final debate

The fifth debate, which is the final debate between two presidential candidates of Indonesia Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo, took place on April 13 in Jakarta, focusing on economic and social welfare issues, finance, investment, trade and industry.
Indonesia’s election commission urged to audit IT system World

Indonesia’s election commission urged to audit IT system

The General Elections Commission of Indonesia (KPU) is suggested to audit its information technology system ahead of the parliamentary and presidential elections, due to be held simultaneously on April 17, a cyber security expert said.
Thai PM rejects rumour about delay of general elections World

Thai PM rejects rumour about delay of general elections

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha affirmed on January 2 that the road map for general elections remain unchanged, dismissing suggestions that the junta will postpone the poll in light of the King’s coronation ceremony.
Bright prospects predicted for Thai economy World

Bright prospects predicted for Thai economy

The University of Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has raised its forecast of Thailand’s economic growth this year to 4.6 percent from an earlier estimate of 4.5 percent after improved export, tourism and crop prices.