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Megawati Sukarnoputri

Megawati Backs Ahok-Djarot in Jakarta Gubernatorial Race

Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Chairwoman Megawati Sukarnoputri has officially confirmed she will be campaigning for the incumbent Jakarta governor...

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Ahok-Djarot Wins More Swing Voters After First Debate

A survey conducted after the first gubernatorial debate held on Friday evening, January 13, showed that many undecided voters have eventually declared they will most...

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Jakarta’s Former Red Light District Revamped as Sports Hub

Jakarta’s sports enthusiasts will be pleased to know that what used to be the capital’s red light district in Kalijodo Park, West Jakarta, has now been turned into a...

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Ahok Lashes Out at FPI Leader During Trial

At his blasphemy trial yesterday, January 3, Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama slammed at a leader of the activist Islamic Defender Front (FPI) who was...

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Ahok Supporters to Stage Protests to Push for Fair Verdict

Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama’s supporters have pledged to stage rallies at the court complex throughout the remaining days of the governor’s...

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Fake News Now a Security Priority in Indonesia

The flood of fake news in Indonesia is severe enough to make it a top security priority in 2017, along with terrorism.

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Indonesia’s Top Google Searches for 2016

Indonesia's list of top Google searches for the biggest events, personalities, controversies and more for the year that was.

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‘Chili Conspiracy’ Rouses China-Indonesia Conflict

Leaders and officers at the Chinese embassy in Indonesia were alarmed by media reports of China allegedly using a ‘biological weapon’ against Indonesia, when...

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Women’s Rights Activists Support Ahok’s Reelection

On Thursday, December 15, hundreds of women’s rights advocates visited Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama right at his campaign office at Jl. Taman...

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Blasphemy Case Could Have Ahok Temporarily Dismissed

With the ongoing trial that Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama is involved with for being a suspect in a blasphemy case, the Home Affairs Ministry may...

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Malaysian PM Asks Indonesians to Protest Myanmar’s Treatment of Rohingya

Earlier last week, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak urged Indonesians to come together and fight not only against Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama...

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Police Arrests Group for Suspected Treason Against Jokowi

Indonesian police nabbed a group of eight people for suspected treason in raids carried out a few hours before the national protest against Jakarta’s Christian...

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Police Plans to Move Ahok’s Trial to East Jakarta for Security Purposes

After announcements of the expedited blasphemy trial against Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama to start Tuesday, December 13, National Police Chief Tito...

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Ahok’s Blasphemy Trial Will Be Opened to the Public and Media

The ensuing drama on Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama on his alleged blasphemy against Islam and the consequent mass protests against him has been in...