Noticias

Indonesia celebra elecciones municipales pese al incremento de la covid-19

09 Dic 2020
Indonesia
Fuente: 
EFE

Indonesia, el cuarto país más poblado del mundo, celebra este miércoles elecciones municipales pese al incremento en las últimas semanas de los contagios de la covid-19, con más de medio millón de casos acumulados y 18.000 muertes.

El mayor miedo es el riesgo de que los comicios, que fueron retrasados en septiembre debido a la covid-19, disparen los contagios en el archipiélago, donde el sistema sanitario se encuentra ya bajo una gran presión.

Jokowi's son set to win mayoral election in Indonesia's Solo

09 Dic 2020
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Asia.nikkei.com

Over 100m voters go to polls but nepotism still plagues nation's politics.

JAKARTA -- The eldest son of Indonesian President Joko Widodo is set to become the new mayor of Solo, a position that propelled his father into political stardom, unofficial results from regional elections show.

Quick count seen by several local pollsters showed Gibran Rakabuming Raka taking close to 90% of the votes in Wednesday's election.

Millions defy virus fears to vote in Indonesia polls

09 Dic 2020
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Anadolu Agency

Over 77M voters expected to cast ballots for mayors, governors, other officials in 270 constituencies, says election body.

JAKARTA, Indonesia 

With strict COVID-19 protocols in place, millions of voters turned out to cast their ballots for local elections in Indonesia on Wednesday.

According to the General Elections Commission, some 100 million people – about one-third of the country’s population – were registered to vote in 270 constituencies, including 224 districts and 37 cities, to elect mayors, governors, and other officials.

COVID-19, political dynasties weigh as Indonesia heads to polls

08 Dic 2020
Indonesia
Fuente: 
al-Jazeera

Strict measures will be in force at polling stations, but some fear it is still too risky given COVID-19 infections.

More than 100 million Indonesians are eligible to vote in Wednesday's election.

Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia will go ahead with polls on Wednesday to choose local and regional leaders across the archipelago even though an outbreak of COVID-19 that delayed the election in September remains the most severe in Southeast Asia.

Former first lady Ani Yudhoyono passes away after long battle with cancer

01 Jun 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Jakarta Globe

Jakarta. Former Indonesian first lady Kristiani Herrawati Yudhoyono passed away on Saturday at the National University Hospital in Singapore, where she had been receiving treatment for late-stage blood cancer in the past four months. She was 66 years old.

Affectionately known as Ibu Ani (Mother Ani), she is survived by her husband, Indonesia's sixth president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, her two children, Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono and Edhie Baskoro Yudhoyono, and four grandchildren. 

40 world leaders congratulate Jokowi on winning presidential election

27 Mayo 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Antara News

Jakarta (ANTARA) - As many as 40 world leaders and three international organizations have congratulated Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on winning the 17 April presidential election, following the May 21 announcement made by the General Elections Commission (KPU).

KPU's final tally indicated a win for incumbent President Jokowi and his running mate Ma'ruf Amin in the election by garnering 55.5 percent of the votes, outshining Prabowo-Sandi, who had received 44.5 of the votes.

Police arrest Gerindra legislative candidate for spreading disinformation

26 Mayo 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Jakarta Globe

Jakarta. Mustofa Nahrawardaya, a legislative candidate for the opposition Great Indonesia Movement Party, or Gerindra, was arrested on Sunday for deliberately spreading disinformation.

Chief Comr. Rickynaldo Chairul, head of the cybercrime division at the National Police's Criminal Investigation Agency, said Mustofa spread false information on two separate Twitter accounts about the death of a teenager after a beating by officers of the National Police's Mobile Brigade Corps (Brimob) during the May 22 rally in Jakarta.

It's over: Jokowi wins

22 Mayo 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Jakarta Post

The General Elections Commission (KPU) announced incumbent President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo as the winner of the 2019 presidential election early on Tuesday morning, giving the president a second and final term in office.

Jokowi captured 55.5 percent of the vote or over 85 million votes, 17 million more than rival Prabowo Subianto, who received over 68 million votes or 44.5 percent of the vote.

Indonesia election tainted, opposition marchers say, but government warns against treason

10 Mayo 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Channel News Asia

Hundreds of supporters of an opposition presidential candidate marched in Indonesia on Friday (May 10) to protest against what they called election fraud, as the government warned that efforts to cast doubt on the outcome could amount to treason.

The protesters, spurred by unofficial results of last month's election showing that Prabowo Subianto lost to incumbent President Joko Widodo, called for fairness and vigilance in the vote counting process.

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