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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.

Indonesia's opposition party wins legislative poll

The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), the largest opposition, won most votes at last month's legislative elections, as negotiations to build coalitions heat up ahead of July's presidential polls.

Cambodia launches hotline for upcoming legislative elections

Cambodia’s national Election Committee (NEC) has launched its election hotline for the forthcoming legislative elections under the cooperation between NEC, the Open Institute and International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).

Vietnam, Ukraine opt for party cooperation

The Regions Party, the ruling party of Ukraine , confirms the importance of multifaceted cooperation with the Communist Party of Vietnam, a Ukrainian official has said in Hanoi.

Death toll from Haiti quake rises to 170,000

Haitian President Rene Preval confirmed on January 27 that nearly 170,000 people had died in the earthquake which occurred on January 12 in the country, substantially higher than the previous estimate of 150,000.