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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.
English Publication Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019 Source: The Jakarta Post
Ahead of the first presidential debate on Thursday evening, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo posted a photo of himself on Facebook at 10:37 a.m., showing him in traditional Javanese attire with the red-and-white national flag in the background.
English Publication Date: Monday, January 7, 2019 Source: Antara News
The General Election Commission (KPU) has completed the rundown of official debates of the two pairs of Indonesian presidential and vice presidential candidates, with their first round of debate to take place on Jan 17.
English Publication Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018 Source: Tempo
Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Menristekdikti) Mohamad Nasir was reluctant to comment on the suggestion made by the winning team of Prabowo Subianto - Sandiaga Uno regarding the presidential debate to be held on campus.
English Publication Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017 Source: The Jakarta Post
Djarot said in the last official debate on Wednesday night that he and Ahok would phone Anies and Sandiaga after voting day no matter what the result was. 
English Publication Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017 Source: The Straits Times
No winners were declared after last night's Jakarta gubernatorial election debate at the Bidakara Hotel in South Jakarta, at least not officially.
English Publication Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017 Source: The Jakarta Post
During the debate, Jakartans will also be given the chance to ask questions of each candidate pair. The mechanism has not yet been revealed. The debate will be aired live by 13 TV stations.
English Publication Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017 Source: Netral English
Sumarno explained about the new format in the debate, it consider bringing people to have dialogue or ask questions directly to the candidates.
English Publication Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017 Source: Global Indonesian Voices
The debate focused on economic and social issues including citizens’ welfare, transportation and the environment. It was the first of three such events ahead of the 15 February gubernatorial election. The two other debates are scheduled for 27...
English Publication Date: Friday, January 13, 2017 Source: Jakarta Globe
Police in Jakarta have heightened security ahead of the gubernatorial election debate on Friday night (13/01) at a TV station in South Jakarta, with a bomb squad sterilizing the studio to be used for the debate.