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Voter registration to start for Benghazi municipal elections

06 Ene 2014
Libia
Fuente: 
Libya Herald

Voter registration for the elections for Benghazi’s new municipal council is to begin on 16 January and will last until the end of the month. Would-be voters will be able to register by texting their National ID numbers to the Benghazi sub-committee of the Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections (CCMCE).  The phone number is 11711.

Bosnia Federation President Sacks Finance Minister

06 Ene 2014
Bosnia y Herzegovina
Fuente: 
BalkanInsight

Budimir sacked Krajina on Friday over a complaint by several Croat war veterans’ organisations which said that their members had not received their pensions, but the president was quickly accused of forcing him out for political reasons.

After the dismissal of Krajina, a Croat, there are now not enough Croats in the Federation entity government for it to function properly.

Budimir has also demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Nermin Niksic so that the whole entity government can be replaced.

Support for Democratic Party at Low Point

28 Dic 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Globe

Despite the party’s efforts to restore the its reputation, not a single figure joining the Democratic Party convention to select a presidential candidate is popular enough to win the election, a new survey has shown.

The survey conducted by Indo Barometer found that Dahlan Iskan, the state-owned enterprise minister, was still the most popular, although he was only favored by 12.1 percent of the respondents.

Dahlan was followed by Pramono Edhie Wibowo, the former Army chief of staff and President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s brother-in-law, who could only garner 1.9 percent.

Prabowo’s March to Presidency Gets Boost

26 Dic 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Globe

A rare meeting this week between President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Prabowo Subianto, one of the front-runners to replace him next year, has rekindled long-running speculation about a possible coalition between the two former Army generals’ parties.

The meeting took place behind closed doors on Tuesday morning at the State Palace, with Prabowo, the founder and chief patron of the Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra), telling reporters afterward that he and the president had seen eye-to-eye on many of the economic and social issues affecting the country.

Contributions of Chinese and Indians can never be understated

23 Dic 2013
Malasia
Fuente: 
The Star

Extremists can never understate the role of the Chinese and Indians in making Malaysia a better country, said an MCA central delegate from Bukit Mertajam.

Gui Guat Lye said Malaysians should not forget the sacrifices made by their ancestors in contributing to the country’s development.

“Extremists could ask us to return to China all they want but they cannot deny the role of our forefathers,” he said when debating the resolutions at the party’s 60th annual general meeting.

Aburizal, Prabowo Remain Close in Latest Poll, but Joko Still Top

23 Dic 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Globe

Bakrie, chairman of the Golkar Party, and Prabowo Subianto, founder and chief patron of the Great Indonesia Movement Party — known as Gerindra — are neck-and-neck in the most recent poll of prospective presidential candidates, a survey showed on Sunday.

Hanta Yuda, executive director of Pol-Tracking Institute, said the survey, conducted from Sept. 13 to Oct. 11, found that Aburizal and Prabowo’s electability levels were almost equal.

“Prabowo was voted for by 11.73 percent of the respondents while Aburizal got 11.67 percent,” Hanta said.

Jean Marc Ayrault "surpris" par son entretien avec Abdelaziz Bouteflika

17 Dic 2013
Argelia
Fuente: 
Tout sur l'Algérie (TSA)

Selon le site internet du quotidien Le Parisien, le Premier ministre français Jean-Marc Ayrault a donné des nouvelles d’Abdelaziz Bouteflika au lendemain de sa rencontre avec lui.  Le Premier ministre français a affirmé, mardi 17 décembre, lors d'une visite à Oran, que le président algérien, rencontré la veille, était « très courageux après sa maladie » et « suivait bien » les dossiers.

Upko, PBS against proposed BN decision-making process

17 Dic 2013
Malasia
Fuente: 
The Star

Two major Sabah Barisan Nasional components are voicing reservations over a proposed fundamental shift in the decision making process of the ruling coalition.

The United Pasok Momogun Kadazanmurut Organisation (Upko) and Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) said Barisan's proposed switch from consensus to a simple majority in decision making should be made after thorough deliberations by the coalition's supreme council.

PBS secretary general Datuk Johnny Mositun said such an important shift should require an input from all senior component party chiefs.

Jokowi will not switch party, says PDI-P

17 Dic 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

The leadership of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) has said it is convinced Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo will not be tempted by an offer from a rival political party to nominate him for the 2014 presidential election.

PDI-P central board member Maruarar Sirait said Jokowi would not jump ship even if he was not nominated by the party.

“Jokowi is a politician who values loyalty to his political party. So there’s no way [he would join a rival party,” Maruarar told reporters on Monday.

Golkar could win big, Bakrie says

17 Dic 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

Golkar Party chairman Aburizal Bakrie said on Monday that his party’s strong presence in rural areas could help it win a significant number of seats through the legislative election.

“Golkar is still strong in the regions, so we are confident that we can win 170 seats at the House [of Representatives],” Aburizal said on Monday.

Aburizal visited Palu to introduce himself to voters in the city. Golkar has officially nominated Aburizal for the 2014 presidential election.

Mali: second tour des législatives le 15 Décembre

16 Dic 2013
Malí
Fuente: 
BBC News

Les Maliens votent dimanche pour le second tour des élections législatives devant parachever le retour à l'ordre constitutionnel, après le coup d'Etat de 2012.

Au premier tour, le taux de participation était de 38,6%, contre 48,9% pour le second tour de la présidentielle. Il risquait d’être plus faible dimanche, selon les observateurs.

Quelque 6,5 millions d’électeurs sont appelés à participer à cette dernière étape du processus électoral, après la présidentielle remportée le 11

août par Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.

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