Stories About ‘Politics & Politicians’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Politics & Politicians’.

Nationalism, Wiranto, & Kwik Kian Gie

Sunday, June 11th, 2006, by . 1 Comment

Nationalism rears its head, as do General Wiranto and others.

PDP, Partai Demokrasi Pembaruan

Friday, June 2nd, 2006, by . 3 Comments

A new political party, the PDP, Partai Demokrasi Pembaruan, has been offically launched, a split-off from the PDI-P of Megawati.


Friday, June 2nd, 2006, by . 6 Comments

The Indonesian state ideology, pancasila, makes a return to centre stage.

Christian Parties Merge

Thursday, June 1st, 2006, by . 4 Comments

Seven Protestant and Catholic political parties will merge.

Muhammadiyah Makes Overtures to Islamists

Thursday, May 25th, 2006, by . 1 Comment

The leader of Muhammadiyah says the members of his organisation are free to align themselves with political parties of their choosing provided such parties have shared values with Muhammadiyah.

Madura Island as a Province

Thursday, May 11th, 2006, by . 4 Comments

The campaign to make the island of Madura a stand-alone province, separate from East Java, continues to gather steam. It finds most of its support from conservative Islamic groups and figures.

Bearers of Gifts

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006, by . No Comments

The Partai Keadilan Sejahtera, PKS, is the bearer of gifts for both lowly schoolteachers and the Hamas government in the West Bank alike.

Pro American

Thursday, April 27th, 2006, by . 2 Comments

Yusril Ihza Mahendra, the State Secretary and chairman of the Islamist Crescent Star Party (PBB), says Indonesia should orient itself more towards the United States, rather than China.

Depok PKS Leadership

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006, by . 9 Comments

The city of Depok near Jakarta has been led by the Islamist PKS, Prosperous Justice Party (Partai Keadilan Sejahtera), for 100 days now. Their record in this time is coming under increasing attack.

Partai Damai Sejahtera, PDS

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006, by . 2 Comments

The Partai Damai Sejahtera, PDS, says that they do not want to be viewed as a religious party.

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