Government And Politics

Singapore PM promotes likely successor in Cabinet reshuffle

Apr 23, 2019

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has named a deputy in a Cabinet reshuffle, in a possible indication of his successor

Indonesia 'shocked' by Malaysian's acquittal in maid's death

Apr 23, 2019

Indonesia's government says it was shocked by Malaysia's acquittal of a woman charged with the death of her Indonesian maid, in a case that has sparked public outrage over alleged abuse

Malaysia to revive 2nd major China-linked project

Apr 20, 2019

Malaysia's government says it will resurrect a multibillion-dollar property project in Kuala Lumpur involving a Chinese state company, calling it a contribution to China's "Belt and Road" infrastructure initiative

Indonesia's Widodo declares victory in presidential election

Apr 18, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says he has won re-election after receiving an estimated 54% of the vote, backtracking on an earlier vow to wait for official results after his challenger claimed an unlikely victory

The Latest: Indonesian president says he won re-election

Apr 18, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says he's the winner of the country's presidential election with preliminary results showing he received 54% of the vote

Asian soccer candidate files complaint about Kuwaiti sheikh

Apr 18, 2019

A candidate who lost an election to join the FIFA Council this month has filed a formal complaint accusing Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah of 'threats and manipulation'

Indonesia's Widodo set for 2nd term as president

Apr 17, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five-year term, preliminary election results show, in a victory for moderation over the nationalistic rhetoric of his rival, Prabowo Subianto

The Latest: Indonesia leader calls for unity after election

Apr 17, 2019

Both candidates in Indonesia's presidential election have addressed supporters after preliminary results showed President Joko Widodo leading his rival Prabowo Subianto by about 10 points

Indonesia president says he's aware of preliminary election results showing him in lead but waiting for official figures

Apr 17, 2019

Indonesia president says he's aware of preliminary election results showing him in lead but waiting for official figures

Strongman vies with 'people's president' to lead Indonesia

Apr 16, 2019

About 193 million Indonesians are eligible to vote in a presidential election that will decide who leads a nation that's an outpost of democracy in a neighborhood of authoritarian governments

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