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English Publication Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019 Source: The Jakarta Post
The third presidential debate, which is scheduled for Sunday night, will be the first and only vice-presidential candidate debate pitting senior Muslim cleric and non-active Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) chairman Ma’ruf Amin against businessman...
English Publication Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019 Source: Tempo.co
Incumbent presidential candidate Joko “Jokowi” Widodo clarified his statement he mentioned in Sunday’s presidential debate against Prabowo Subianto regarding land ownership. Jokowi said that he personally has no issue with the ownership status of...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Source: The Jakarta Post
It was too much to expect the two presidential candidates contesting the April 17 election to emulate the great minds when they squared off for the second time on Sunday. But the public’s reception, which was generally lukewarm, at least from the...
English Publication Date: Sunday, February 17, 2019 Source: The Jakarta Post
The second election debate is a few days away and the teams of both incumbent Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and challenger Prabowo Subianto are gearing up for the upcoming face-off between the two presidential candidates.
Slated for Feb. 17, the debate...
English Publication Date: Sunday, February 17, 2019 Source: The ABC News
During the debate, Mr Widodo asked his opponent about his strategy in building infrastructure to support the emerging "unicorn" industry in Indonesia. The term refers to a tech start up company that reaches US$1 billion ($1.4 billion) in market...
English Publication Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019 Source: ABC
But as the debate between President Joko Widodo and Opposition Leader Prabowo Subianto kicked off, the mood seemed to change as many criticised both men for parroting speeches rather than devising punchy rebuttals.
English Publication Date: Friday, January 18, 2019 Source: The Jakarta Post
Joko “Jokowi” Widodo ended the first presidential election debate on Thursday night with a strong closing statement that appeared to slam rival Prabowo Subianto, who himself made a number of controversial remarks during the event.
English Publication Date: Friday, January 18, 2019 Source: Coconuts
The topics covered in last night’s debate were human rights, law, corruption, and terrorism. As we predicted, it was a largely bland affair, as if the candidates and moderators were playing it safe. Many netizens — or warganet, as the moderators so...
Any Publication Date: Friday, January 18, 2019 Source: CNN Indonesia
Calon wakil presiden nomor urut 01 Ma'ruf Amin mengakui dirinya memang tidak banyak bicara saat debat Pilpres 2019 yang berlangsung Kamis (17/1).
English Publication Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Source: Tempo
Chairman of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) Ahmad Taufan Damanik said questions that will be asked by panelists in the 2019 presidential debate is not designed to place a candidate at a tight spot and corner them.