Noticias

House kills election law amendment proposal

05 Oct 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

After two years of discussion, the House of Representatives’ Legislation Body (Baleg) has officially rejected a proposal to amend Law No. 42/2008 on presidential elections.

With this decision, the 2014 presidential election will still require parties or coalitions of parties to secure 20 percent of seats in the House or win 25 percent of the popular vote in the legislative election in April next year in order to nominate candidates to contest the presidential election in June.

PAS allows candidates to openly campaign

04 Oct 2013
Malasia
Fuente: 
The Star

PETALING JAYA: For the first time since its inception more than 60 years ago, PAS is allowing candidates vying for positions in the party to campaign openly.

Party election committee chairman Asmuni Awi said candidates could promote themselves but not attack their opponents.

“We forbid statements, videos, caricatures and use of various other mediums and tools to belittle or slander other candidates.

“Those resorting to personal attacks risk disciplinary action,” he said.

Kyrgyzstan to host Innovative Technologies in Election Process-2013 International Fair

03 Oct 2013
Kirguistán
Fuente: 
24.kg

The Central Commission for Elections and Referenda of the Kyrgyz Republic will organize the Innovative Technologies in Election Process-2013 International Fair in exhibition hall of the State Historical Museum of Bishkek on October 30-31, the Central Election Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic informed.

The Jokowi effect and Golkar’s chances in 2014

03 Oct 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

Akbar Tandjung, former chairman of the Golkar Party (1998-2004) and former speaker of the House of Representatives (1999-2004) is the head of Golkar’s board of advisors. Believed to be one of the rare “king makers” in the country, his comments, particularly on the internal affairs of Golkar, have frequently drawn controversy and shaken up the party. The Jakarta Post’s Imanuddin Razak and a number of journalists spoke to Akbar about the latest political issues ahead of the 2014 general elections.

Question: Who do you think is the best candidate for the presidency?

Diputado afgano renuncia para aspirar a presidencia

02 Oct 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Prensa Latina

Kabul, 2 oct (PL) El diputado Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf renunció hoy a su puesto en la Cámara de Diputados, con el objetivo de presentarse como candidato a las próximas elecciones presidenciales.

Sayyaf afirmó que en caso de salir airoso, el ministro de Agua y Energía, Muhammad Ismail, ocupará el cargo de vicepresidente primero, mientras que anunciará en breve su elección para la vicepresidencia segunda.

Liow Denies Claims By CC Members That He Was Responsible For MCA's Failure During GE13

01 Oct 2013
Malasia
Fuente: 
Bernama

MCA Deputy President Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai on Tuesday denied allegations by 20 MCA Central Committee (CC) members that the MCA failed miserably in the 13th general election (GE13) because he failed to carry out his responsibilities as the chairman of MCA's GE13 committee.

Liow also refuted claims from the group that he had refused to withdraw the membership of Pulai Sebatang state assemblyman Datuk Tee Siew Keong who was offered a post of exco in Johor, resulting in an internal conflict in the party.

Algérie : Bouteflika a présidé son premier Conseil des ministres de l'année

30 Sep 2013
Argelia
Fuente: 
RFI

Le président algérien Abdelaziz Bouteflika, absent de la scène politique durant des mois pour des raisons de santé, a présidé le dimanche 29 septembre son premier Conseil des ministres de l'année 2013. Enfin sorti de sa longue convalescence suite à un accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC), Abdelaliz Bouteflika a donc donné hier des consignes très fermes aux nouveaux membres du gouvernement nommés le 11 septembre. Le président algérien a insisté sur la nécessité que les institutions soient au service de la société.

PM Najib reaches out to Chinese community to build a more progressive nation

28 Sep 2013
Malasia
Fuente: 
The Star

DATUK Seri Najib Tun Razak is reaching out to the Chinese community for common ground to build a more progressive nation although the community overwhelmingly rejected the Government in the 13th general election.

The Prime Minister said he hoped the Chinese would support the Government and realise that the future of Malaysia could only be a success if they forged a closer working relationship with the Malay-bumiputra community, who formed 67% of the country’s population.

Data glitch will not strip voters of rights: KPU

28 Sep 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

The General Elections Commission (KPU) has managed to fix some of the data errors affecting 65 million eligible voters and has given assurances the problem will not cause them to lose their right to vote.

“Synchronization between KPU and Home Ministry data has enabled us to correct the data of 16 million voters. This number may increase as we’re still working on it,” KPU chairman Husni Kamil Malik said on Wednesday.

Declaration of assets: Majority of legislators yet to file returns

26 Sep 2013
Pakistán
Fuente: 
The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Out of 1,166 legislators from the Senate, National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies, only 245 have submitted statements of their assets as the last date, September 30, approaches.

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday issued another reminder to lawmakers to file returns by the deadline.

The ECP sources said a total of 245 legislators – 72 MNAs, 35 Senators, 100 Punjab Assembly MPAs, 25 Sindh MPAs, 5 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa MPAs and eight Balochistan MPAs had filed their annual returns.

Ruling parties willing to 'Push forward' without Opposition

26 Sep 2013
Túnez
Fuente: 
Tunisia Live

Members of the ruling coalition threatened that they would “push forward” with the constitution and electoral law in the National Constituent Assembly without the opposition should protests continue and political talks fail to materialize.

“We want these sides to realize that they cannot impose a solution from the street,” Tarek Kahlaoui of the Congress for the Republic, President Moncef Marzouki’s party, said.

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