Noticias

SBY tells TNI to stay away from politics in 2014

07 Oct 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has warned members of the Indonesian Military (TNI) against meddling in the country’s politics and advised they remain neutral ahead of next year’s general elections.

Yudhoyono made the call in his speech delivered during the celebration of the 68th anniversary of the TNI.

“The outcome of [the TNI’s] internal reforms must be visible during next year’s elections. Please make sure the military’s position is in the best interests of the state,” Yudhoyono said in a ceremony at the Halim Perdanakusuma Air Force base in Jakarta on Saturday.

Rhoma calls on voters to support PKB

07 Oct 2013
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

Self-styled king of dangdut Rhoma Irama called on Muslims to vote for the National Awakening Party (PKB) so it could nominate a presidential candidate for 2014.

Rhoma, speaking in Garut, West Java, said that the PKB needed at least 20 percent of the seats in the House of Representatives, to nominate a presidential ticket.

Rhoma was at a gathering to introduce some of the party's prospective presidential candidates including himself.

Umno polls: 334 bankrupt candidates barred from division contest

07 Oct 2013
Malasia
Fuente: 
The Star

A total of 334 candidates vying for various positions at Umno division elections have been disqualified due to bankruptcy.

Umno election commitee chief Tan Sri Tajol Rosli Ghazali said 495 candidates for the same election had withdrawn while 39 were not allowed to contest due to disciplinary issues.

He said these people had been barred from contesting as they had sabotaged the party during the 13th general election.

El ministro de Exteriores afgano registra su candidatura a las presidenciales

06 Oct 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
ABC

El exministro afgano de Exteriores Zalmai Rassoul registró hoy su candidatura para tratar de acceder a la presidencia en las elecciones generales que se celebrarán en Afganistán en 2014.

Rassoul abandonó ayer la cartera que ocupaba desde enero de 2010 en el Gobierno del presidente Hamid Karzai, quien no se presentará a un tercer mandato, limitado por la Constitución afgana.

Afganistán cierra la presentación de candidaturas de las elecciones generales

06 Oct 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
La Razón

La Comisión Electoral afgana concluyó hoy el registro de candidaturas para los comicios presidenciales de 2014, que estarán marcados por la salida del poder de Hamid Karzai y la retirada de las tropas de la OTAN.

Las oficinas de la Comisión Electoral en Kabul vivieron en el última día de registro una agitada jornada ya que ocho de los 17 candidatos se inscribieron hoy, acompañados por multitud de seguidores.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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