On Thursday, August 21, Indonesia’s highest court announced that they were unanimously upholding Indonesia’s presidential election result declaring Joko Widodo (Jokowi) as the winner. Prabowo Subianto challenged the result, claiming that there had been cheating at several polling … [Read More...]
In Indonesia, everyone is required to declare a religion. For a long time, there were five choices: Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Catholicism, and Buddhism. A few years ago, Chinese religions/ Confucianism was added. And now, the Baha’i religion has been added. Like many other … [Read More...]
Late on Tuesday, July 22, Joko Widodo, known as “Jokowi” was declared the winner in Indonesia’s presidential election. The Elections Commission declared that Jokowi received 53.16% of the votes, winning by almost 8.5 million votes.
However last Friday, the losing candidate, … [Read More...]
On July 9th, Indonesians went to the polls to vote for their next president. Unfortunately, a clear winner has yet to be declared. The deadlock has raised some fears of political instability. Jokowi came out ahead with 52 percent of the vote according to the three most credible … [Read More...]