Monday begins term of Indonesia’s new President Widodo, a mayor with massive popular following
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News about the struggle for better democracy in Indonesia. According to Freedom House, "Presidents and vice presidents can serve up to two five-year terms, and all legislators also serve five-year terms as decades of reform have brought progress". Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Joko Widodo wins Indonesia Presidential election after contentious contest with ex-general
Indonesia the world’s third largest democracy has been mired in an election controversy as both candidates refuse to concede the election.
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Following recent India vote, Indonesia Presidential campaign to continue focus on Asia democracy
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Disabled Indonesia voters will have better access than ever thanks to new systems in place
Unstoppable path to Indonesian Presidency secured further as Joko Widodo wins key endorsement
Macroeconomic signals positive in Indonesia ahead of vote for President seen as reform catalyst