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Politics of Lies

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Allegations of lying and fraud emerge in elections held everywhere in the world.  The question is to what extent does the fraud occur, then how is the matter settled? Settlement outside the constitutional path is not solving the problem,...

Building Togetherness in a Year of Politics

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We have just gone through the year 2018 together. We’ve now entered the year 2019, a year of politics, which is full of hope and challenges for this nation. On April 17, 2019, a big event in democracy will be held. A general election...

Beyond the General Elections

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Has the New Order risen again? Is it true that identity politics would lead to the establishment of Unitary Sharia State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI Syariah)? These two questions have often appeared in discussions over the past year.

Presidential Hopefuls Promise Peaceful Campaign

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The two candidate pairs entering the fray for the 2019 presidential election, namely the Joko Widodo-Ma’ruf Amin duo and the team of Prabowo Subianto and Sandiaga Uno, are united in their commitment to a peaceful campaign ahead of the...

Campaign Rules are There to be Followed

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Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, is the first day of the campaign period for the April 17, 2019 general election for the president and members of the House of Representatives (DPR) and provincial/city legislative councils (DPRDs).

Vice President Kalla: Media Plays Important Role

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JAKARTA, KOMPAS — General elections in Indonesia have been held 11 times, four of which were held in the Reform Era. The media plays a strong and important role in realizing general elections are peaceful, transparent, fair and encourage...

President Urges Nation to Protect ‘Intangible Assets’

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Unity, harmony and kinship are as old as time in Indonesia and they are the nation’s largest assets. If these assets are lost to the contestation of the regional and general elections, the social and political costs will be too large to...

Restoring DPD’s Dignity

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With the court’s latest ruling, it can only be hoped that DPD members of the 2019-2024 term can focus fully on fighting for the aspirations of the people in the regions they represent. They will no longer be burdened by party interests.

Focus on Cabinet Duties

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No one can prohibit the eight Cabinet ministers from running for the legislature. The General Elections Law also does not require a minister to resign in order to become a legislative candidate.

Challenges of Women’s Representation in 2019

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In the 2019 general election, the affirmative policy on women’s representation in legislative bodies will be implemented for the fourth time.