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Indonesia's rice-for-poor scheme to test new president

Aug 29, 2014

Indonesia's rice-for-poor scheme to test new president

launched as a non-profit government agency in 1967 under late autocratic president Suharto to buy basic commodities for the military.The agency's food
Shambolic election campaign leaves Indonesia's president-elect much to prove

Aug 28, 2014

Shambolic election campaign leaves Indonesia's president-elect much to prove

-ruling dictator Suharto - once his father-in-law - who was overthrown in 1998."People realised that if Prabowo became president, the kind of Indonesia they had
Indonesia Constitutional court upholds Joko Widodo's poll victory

Aug 22, 2014

Indonesia Constitutional court upholds Joko Widodo's poll victory

-general Prabowo Subianto's challenge seals victory for Widodo, Indonesia's first leader without deep roots in the era of dictator Suharto, and will allow him to
Indonesia court to rule on presidential poll deadlock

Aug 21, 2014

Indonesia court to rule on presidential poll deadlock

verdict cannot be appealed.Both Prabowo, a top military figure in the era of dictator Suharto with a chequered human rights record, and Widodo, the reform
Indonesia Constitutional court begins hearing election dispute

Aug 06, 2014

Indonesia Constitutional court begins hearing election dispute

former general under longtime dictator Suharto.Subianto's representatives walked out before the final tally was completed. However, the candidate did not
How Jokowi, a furniture owner became the face of Indonesian politics

Jul 23, 2014

How Jokowi, a furniture owner became the face of Indonesian politics

authoritarian ruler Suharto. "Jokowi's the first genuinely post-Suharto figure (while) everybody else comes from that era, including Prabowo," said Paul
Indonesian leader urges presidential election loser to concede

Jul 22, 2014

Indonesian leader urges presidential election loser to concede

strongman ruler Suharto was ousted in 1998 after more than three decades in power. It has since made a slow transition to full democracy, with this only its
Indonesia Outgoing leader urges presidential poll loser to concede

Jul 21, 2014

Indonesia Outgoing leader urges presidential poll loser to concede

.Indonesia, a member of the G-20 group of nations, was swept by bloodshed in which hundreds of people were killed when strongman ruler Suharto was ousted in 1998
In contested election, Indonesia's democracy on the line

Jul 13, 2014

In contested election, Indonesia's democracy on the line

archipelago when ironman ruler Suharto was ousted in 1998 after over three decades in office and a shaky but functioning democracy put in his place