Friday, 1st August 2014
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  • Visually impaired demand rights to vote by secret ballot
    26th March 2014
    Within the next 15 days, Indonesian people will cast their votes in the legislative elections, but those with visual impairment have considered the upcoming elections discriminative towards them. The visually impaired are ...
  • Constitutional Court ready to tackle election disputes
    25th March 2014
    Indonesias Constitutional Court was ready to deal with possible disputes that could emerge from the upcoming legislative elections on April 9. The court on Friday, March 21, had sworn in two new justices to fill the ...
  • Traditional markets target of political parties
    25th March 2014
    Considered a more effective place for the 2014 legislative election campaigns, traditional markets have become the target of political parties to win the hearts of people. Unlike previous elections when the campaigns were ...
  • UN right chief hits Israel over settlements
    25th March 2014
    The building of Israeli settlements and attacks by settlers on Palestinians are a major source of much abuse of rights in the occupied territories, the United Nations top human rights official said on Monday (March 24). ...
  • Women`s quality, not quantity, needed in parliament
    25th March 2014
    Political parties should nominate qualified woman legislative candidates so that they can work and represent the interests of their constituencies in the parliament. "There is no problem if the number of woman legislators ...
  • Bali Strives To Lure More Chinese Tourists
    25th March 2014
    As more and more high-spending Chinese tourists travel abroad, Indonesia does not want to miss the opportunity of enjoying the share of the Chinese tourist boom. Over the past several years, the world had experienced a ...
  • PKS targets big three in 2014 legislative elections
    22nd March 2014
    The Prosperous Justice Party (PKS), the fourth largest electoral contestant in the 2009 legislative elections, has set itself to become one of the Big Three parties in the April 9 legislative elections next month. "The ...
  • Jokowi`s running mate remains hazy
    21st March 2014
    The figure who will be considered as a potential running mate for Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, the presidential aspirant from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), remains unclear. Although speculation is rampant ...
  • Indonesia respects Ukraine`s sovereignty concerning Crimea issue
    21st March 2014
    Indonesia is a friend to both Russia and Ukraine, but, above all, it always upholds its 1945 Constitution that respects a countrys sovereignty and territorial integrity. "We always uphold the principle of sovereignty and ...
  • "Blusukan" campaign considered more effective
    17th March 2014
    Making impromptu visits to neglected and remote areas, known in Javanese term as "blusukan", are considered more effective to win peoples sympathy. In Javanese culture, blusukan is done by a top official to less visited ...