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  1. April 8, 2014

    ‘Widodo factor’ to prove crucial in Indonesia poll

    Joko Widodo is expected to move closer to Indonesia’s presidency on Wednesday with his Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle...

  2. March 14, 2014

    Five reasons for Joko Widodo’s popularity in Indonesia

    Joko Widodo, governor of Jakarta and Indonesia’s most popular politician, has been selected the presidential candidate for...

  1. March 14, 2014

    Joko Widodo to contest Indonesian presidency

    Megawati Sukarnoputri, former Indonesian president, has ended months of speculation by selecting Joko Widodo, Jakarta...

  2. August 11, 2013

    Indonesia: A delicate succession

    Almost every Thursday for the past six years, Maria Katarina Sumarsih has stood outside Indonesia’s presidential palace with...

  3. March 11, 2011

    Cable leaks US claim of Indonesian corruption

    The United States is seeking to contain political fallout after the publication of confidential diplomatic cables detailing...

  4. January 28, 2011

    Indonesia lawmakers held in anti-graft swoop

    Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency has arrested 19 former and sitting members of parliament and an ex-government minister...

  5. January 13, 2010

    Indonesia criticised as armykeeps grip on assets

    Indonesia was criticised yesterday for backtracking on a commitment to divest from its military a nationwide network of...

  6. January 12, 2010

    Jakarta criticised over army’s assets

    Indonesia was criticised on Tuesday for backtracking on a commitment to divest from its military a nationwide network of...

  7. August 13, 2009

    Indonesia poll challenge rejected

    Indonesia's constitutional court has rejected a challenge to July's presidential elections by the two losing candidates in...

  8. August 13, 2009

    Indonesia poll challenge rejected

    Indonesia’s constitutional court has rejected a challenge to July’s presidential elections by the two losing candidates in a...

  9. July 28, 2009

    Indonesian opposition challenges vote result

    Both of Indonesia’s losing presidential candidates have challenged official results showing Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono winning...

  10. July 24, 2009

    Yudhoyono confirmed as Indonesia president

    Indonesia’s election commission on Friday confirmed poll projections showing that Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono sailed to victory...

  11. July 18, 2009

    Police focus on Islamist groups

    Home-grown Islamist terrorists, probably with ties to Jemaah Islamiyah, the al-Qaeda-linked group, were the prime suspects...

  12. July 18, 2009

    Home terrorists emerge as main bomb suspects

    Home-grown Islamist terrorists, probably with ties to Jemaah Islamiah, the al-Qaeda-linked group, were the prime suspects...

  13. July 9, 2009

    Indonesia rising

    A resounding victory for Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the incumbent president of Indonesia, seems certain to be confirmed when...

  14. July 8, 2009

    Chaos threat as Indonesia axes voter list

    Indonesia’s 176m eligible voters face potential confusion in Wednesday’s presidential election after a last-minute court...

  15. July 6, 2009

    Indonesia's politicians must mind the gap

    When the local chapter of Indonesia's ruling Democrat party wanted to mobilise support for Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's...

  16. July 5, 2009

    Indonesian candidates must mind the gap

    When the local chapter of Indonesia’s ruling Democrat party wanted to mobilise support for Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s...

  17. June 30, 2009

    Yudhoyono's 'silent revolution' sets scene for second term

    Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono knew exactly how to win over Wahid, a businessman in the city of Padang on the island of Sumatra,...

  18. June 29, 2009

    Yudhoyono sets scene for second term

    Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono knew exactly how to win over Wahid, a businessman in the city of Padang on the island of Sumatra,...

  19. June 12, 2009

    Indonesia's Yudhoyono on course for re-election

    Formal campaigning for Indonesia's July 8 presidential election began yesterday with incumbent Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono...

  20. June 11, 2009

    Indonesia’s Yudhoyono on course for re-election

    Formal campaigning for Indonesia’s July 8 presidential election began on Thursday with incumbent Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono...

  21. June 5, 2009

    Jakarta drawn in as furore greets libel case

    An Indonesian woman who e-mailed friends to complain about a hospital went on trial yesterday charged with defamation....

  22. June 4, 2009

    E-mail prosecution sparks outcry in Indonesia

    Authorities in Indonesia were scrambling on Thursday to justify draconian defamation laws after a public outcry over the...

  23. May 20, 2009

    Indonesia’s Yudhoyono eyes 7% growth by 2014

    Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono outlined yesterday his domestic agenda for the next five years, predicting...

  24. May 16, 2009

    President picks central banker as running mate

    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia chose the central bank governor, Boediono, as his running mate for July's...

  25. May 16, 2009

    Indonesian president picks running mate

    Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the president of Indonesia, on Friday chose the central bank governor, Boediono, as his running...

  26. April 10, 2009

    Indonesia president takes poll lead

    Following early parliamentary election results giving strong backing to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesian...

  27. April 9, 2009

    Indonesian president wins voters’ approval

    Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono received a strong endorsement on Thursday after his Democrat Party almost...

  28. April 9, 2009

    Indonesia's vast poll bewilders voters

    Lunchtime chatter at the ramshackle shop-cum-café in Sorobayan, a farming village in central Java, is usually about...

  29. April 9, 2009

    Indonesia's voters confused by 38 parties and 1.64m candidates

    Lunchtime chatter at the ramshackle shop-cum-café in Sorobayan, a farming village in central Java, is usually about...

  30. April 8, 2009

    Ballot papers confuse Indonesians

    Lunchtime chatter at the ramshackle shop-cum-café in Sorobayan, a small farming village in central Java, is usually about...

  31. March 16, 2009

    Yudhoyono well placed in Indonesian polls

    Formal campaigning opened on Monday in Indonesia for elections to national, provincial and local legislatures in which 171m...

  32. August 16, 2008

    Jakarta vows to slash energy subsidies

    Indonesia’s president announced on Friday he expects to slash the government’s energy subsidy bill by 40 per cent next year...

  33. August 2, 2008

    Indonesia's parliamentary elections look set to be family affair

    Indonesia's parliamentary elections are shaping up to be a family affair, with the children of political leaders featuring...

  34. August 1, 2008

    Indonesia poll’s family ties

    Indonesia’s parliamentary elections are shaping up to be a family affair, with the children of political leaders featuring...

  35. July 13, 2008

    Tactical change to draw Indonesia voters

    A poster in Jakarta of former president Megawati Sukarnoputri, who, most observers accept, would win if the election were...

  36. January 7, 2008

    Jakarta's leaders soften their stance towards ailing Suharto

    The powerful speaker of Indonesia's parliament has called for legal proceedings to be dropped against Suharto, the...

  37. January 6, 2008

    Jakarta leaders soften line on Suharto

    The powerful speaker of Indonesia’s parliament has called for legal proceedings to be dropped against Suharto, the...

  38. March 3, 2006

    Indonesia president hits at state oil company

    Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesia's president, yesterday publicly criticised Pertamina, the state oil company, in an...

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