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Anas the most loathed and hated politician of 2012

10 Dic 2012
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

A new study shows Democratic Party chairman Anas Urbaningrum has been cast by the media as the most hated politician in 2012.

The study, conducted between March 2011 and December 2012, shows that most stories about Anas that the news media produced were about his alleged involvement in an abundance of graft.

The Founding Fathers House (FFH), an NGO that conducted the study, analyzed 32,620 articles in 12 national newspapers, 27, 916 articles in seven online news portal and 9,069 news broadcast on seven TV stations. 

Lawmakers at odds on presidential bill

05 Dic 2012
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

 Political parties in the House of Representatives (DPR) remain at odds on setting the threshold of support needed to nominate a presidential candidate in 2014.

Under the 2008 presidential election law, presidential candidates must be supported by a party or a coalition of parties that secured 25 percent of the popular vote or 20 percent of the seats in the House in the previous election.

13 Political Parties Pass Verification for 2014 Elections

10 Nov 2012
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Indonesia Today

Thirteen political parties have passed factual verification conducted by the General Election Commission (KPU) for 2014 elections. 

Three other political parties, including Golkar and Prosperous Justice Party (PKS), yet to pass the verification. The factual verification includes (1) core party structure (chairman, secretary, treasurer), party's office, and representation of 30% female in the party structure.

The 13 political parties passed the verification are:

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